Rajasthan Travel Guide
* Ajmer Travel Guide
* Alwar Travel Guide
* Bharatpur Travel Guide
* Bikaner Travel Guide
* Bundi Travel Guide
* Chittorgarh Travel Guide
* Jaipur Travel Guide
* Jaisalmer Travel Guide
* Jodhpur Travel Guide
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Majestic palaces and rugged forts,spectacular deserts, wooded hills and tranquil lakes, bustling towns and quiet villages, amazing flora and fauna, the colorful and vibrant people of Rajasthan form an intricate tapestry of mysticism, grandeur and rusticity. Behind the breathtaking beautiful facade, expect to find contradictions to the ordinary and mundane aspects of vacationing. Wherever you travel, particularly when you escape from the popular tourist destinations, you will come across the unexpected, whether it is a local fair or a bustling bazaar or mind-blowing architectural wonders. The mood and the rhythm of the countryside changes from one region to another, and from season to season.It is a land of magical fantasies that remain a lifetime memory.

Whether you are visiting Rajasthan's big cities, or exploring historic towns or quaint villages, you will find the people very warm and friendly. Rajasthanis, are one of the most flamboyant and multi-hued people of the Indian sub-continent, known for their cultural and artistic works, rich lifestyle and rusticity blended with modern ideals. Their history has been witness to many acts of valor and bravery shown by these people, which has passed on from generation to generation.

Traveling within the State

Visitors coming from overseas can choose to come via Delhi or Mumbai, with Delhi being closer, and providing the ideal entry point through Jaipur. From Mumbai, the entry point into Rajasthan is Udaipur. The only other national airport used for civil aviation services is at Jodhpur. All points within the state are connected by both road and rail. While railway connections offer convenient overnighters, reservations are necessary. Most principal road heads are an average five-hour journey apart, making intra-state travel convenient. Scheduled tourist bus services are available, and tourist cars can be hired.

Rajasthan is visitor-friendly. Credit cards are accepted in most tourist towns, and certainly at hotels and shops. For visitors wary of the local cuisine, continental cuisine is widely available: where it may fail to be authentic, or come up to gourmet standards, it will most certainly offer the familiar taste of home. Bottled mineral water is widely available. The state has an extensive network of postal services and banks, as well as telecommunication links with the rest of the world. While it may not lack in modern amenities, Rajasthan's flavor is delightfully medieval - truly a place where time, as the cliché goes, has stood still.

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Rajasthan City Travel Guide

Ajmer Travel Guide

Ajmer - a green oasis on the shore of Ana Sagar Lake , hemmed in by barren hills. The city of Ajmer is famous as a pilgrimage site. It houses the Dargah, or tomb, of the popular 13th-century, Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. The city also boasts of a number of monuments dating back to the Mughal era. The city is also well known for its traditional handicrafts industry. Ajmer is a main destination for muslim pligrims. It houses the Dargah of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. The city lives up to the religious and cultural traditions. Various architectures of the mughal era add to the flavor of the place. Sights in town include the tomb of the above mentioned Sufi Saint, the Ana Sagar Lake, the Daulat Bagh, government museum, and the Nasiyan (Red) Jain Temple.


Alwar Travel Guide

150km from Jaipur and 170km from Delhi, Alwar is nestled between a cluster of small hills of the Aravali range. Perched on the most prominent of these hills is a massive ancient fort that whispers tales of the rich history of the city.
Once an ancient Rajput state, formerly known as Mewar, Alwar was nearest to the Imperial Delhi. The people of the state did not accept any external interference and daringly resisted against foreign invasions. In the 12th and 13th centuries they formed a group and raided Delhi. But finally Sultan Balban (1276-A.D.- 1287a.D.) suppressed them, bringing the area under the a Muslim rule.
In 1771 A.D. Maharaja Pratap Singh, a Kuchhwaha Rajput belonging to the clan of Jaipur's rulers, won back Alwar and founded a principality of his own. Apart from its long history, the city has a rich natural heritage with some beautiful lakes and picturesque valley thickly wooded in parts.
Some of the finest variety of birds and animals are spotted here. Alwar has one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan - Sariska, which is an excellent tiger country.


Bharatpur Travel Guide

The 55 km journey by road from Agra drives you to the town of Bharatpur-the eastern gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary-the Keoladeo Ghana National Park - finest in Asia rich avian variety. Every year the rare Siberian cranes come to spend the winter in the warmer climate of Bharatpur.Of the remnants of the royal past remains the marvellous Bharatpur Palace housing a rich repository of a large number of ancient exhibit that date back to the early 15th century.


Bikaner Travel Guide

With a desert landscape, palaces, forts and other architectural sites, Bikaner is a great city to visit in Rajasthan. Camel riding is a popular activity and in fact, there is a yearly Camel Festival with dancing, art and of course, camel racing. The city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. Better known as the Desert City, Bikaner (population 288 000) is stark yet beautiful — great Hindu art is preserved there. Similar in setting to Jaisalmer, Bikaner is a walled city with an important 16th-century fort containing many intricately carved palaces and temples. The fort is remarkably well preserved. It was attacked many times but never conquered. Bikaner is popularly known as the Camel Country and famous for the camel races that are held here. The city covers only an area of just 38.10 Sq. Kms and has more interesting sights to offer, for example, the Har Mandir, Lalgarh Palace and the nearby Gajner Wild Life Sanctuary and The Camel Research Farm. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Bikaner. Get complete travel information of Bikaner, Bikaner Tours, Hotels in Bikaner, travel guide to Bikaner, Car Rental in Bikaner etc.


Bundi Travel Guide

If you wish to experience once again the splendor of the medieval royalty of India, make arrangements for embarking on Tours to Bundi. Bundi, located in Southern Rajasthan is admired by tourists for its tranquil atmosphere and picturesque landscape.
Once you have figured the question of How to Reach Bundi, take some time out to know the tit-bits about the History of Bundi. Knowing a few important things about the history of this terrain would help you savor the true essence of the place. Thus, you would be better placed to relish your Tours to Bundi, Rajasthan, India in the best possible manner.
On your Bundi Tour, make sure that you pay a visit to the imposing medieval forts, palaces, temples and havelis. Apart from the famous 14th century Taragarh Fort, you can also visit the Bundi Palace and Sukh Mahal. Sukh Mahal, in particular, holds the distinction of hosting Rudyard Kipling, the eminent English writer. So, make sure to visit all these Tourist Attractions in Bundi.


Chittorgarh Travel Guide

The former capital of the Sisodia rulers of Udaipur, Chittaurgarh perches atop the scraggy spine of the Aravallis. Ransacked by Allaudin Khilji in the 14th century, by the Sultans of Gujarat in the 16th century, and finally by the Mughal Emperor Akbar's forces, it was abandoned by its rulers who vowed never to return until they avenge their defeat. The few remaining palaces and towers are part of its stirring history.


Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur - capital city of Rajasthan is famous for the Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal. Travel to Jaipur in Rajasthan to see historic forts & Palaces, bustling bazaars, colorful people. Also known as the shoppers paradise, you will find jewelry, textile, carpets, handicrafts and lot more. This famous city is known as the " Pink City ", and pink it is, with beautiful constructed palaces, havelis and forts. Tall, rugged men with handle-bar whiskers sport bright pink turbans. A fantastic palacial city, Jaipur is considered by many travelers to be the must-visit destination while in India. Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the most popular tour in India by the name of Golden Triangle Tours of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Jaipur. Get complete travel information of Jaipur, Jaipur Tours, Hotels in Jaipur, travel guide to Jaipur, Car Rental in Jaipur etc.


Jaisalmer Travel Guide

The "Golden City" of India, Jaisalmer is rich with historical monuments, mansions and fortresses. The largest draw, though, has to be the landscape, which allows for a moment of tranquility amongst the bustle of the more populous Indian cities. It still bears the look of a quaint medieval town where chivalary and honour were the order of the day. The name Jaisalmer induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain not with standing the warmth and colour of people is simply over whelming. One of the must travel in Jaisalmer is the daunting 12th century Jaisalmer Fort. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Jaisalmer. Get complete travel information of Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer Tours, Hotels in Jaisalmer, travel guide to Jaisalmer, Car Rental in Jaisalmer etc.


Jodhpur Travel Guide

On the edge of the Thar desert, Jodhpur is known as the "Sun City," as it shines brightly nearly every day of the year. There is also a soft blue mist which envelops the city and seems to transport visitors to a magical place. There are numerous historical palaces and massive monuments for travelers to explore here , some of which are carved out of the mountainsides. Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan is fast becoming a favoured destination in Rajasthan. A must travel to Jodhpur is the Massive 15 the century AD Mehrangarh Fort that looms on the top of a rocky hill soaring 125 mts. above the plains. The city is encompassed by high wall - 10 km long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Jodhpur. Get complete travel information of Jodhpur, Jodhpur Tours, Hotels in Jodhpur, travel guide to Jodhpur, Car Rental in Jodhpur etc.


Mount Abu Travel Guide

A pleasant retreat set amidst the lush forested hills, Mt. Abu is a green oasis in the barren desertscape thats Rajasthan. Situated at the southern tip of the Aravali range the hill retreat owes its cool climate to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks in weird shapes and high velocity winds. The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is more than just a summer retreat. Its stunning array of exquisite Dilwara Jain Temples, dating back 11th- 13th centuries, make it a popular pilgrimage centre. ‘Abu’ according to a legend.stands for the son of Himalayan, deriving its name from Arbuada,the powerful serpent who rescued Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, from a chasm.
Mount Abu has been home to many sages and saints. Most famous of them was Sage Vashishtha who is believed to have created four agnikula Rajput clans from a fire-pit by performing a ‘yagna’ or fire sacrifice, to protect the earth from the demons.
The Yagna was performed besides a natural spring situated below Abu, emerging from a rock shaped like a cow’s head and hence the site was called Gaumukh.


Nagaur Travel Guide

The present district of Nagaur finds a place in the heart of the Rajasthan state. If we draw a cross over the map of Rajasthan the centre of this cross is bound to fall in the district of Nagaur. Before the merger of the states, Nagaur was a part of the erstwhile Jodhpur State.
Nagaur District is situated between 260.50” & 270.40” North Latitude & 730.10” & 750.15” East Longitude. It is situated amidst seven districts namely Bikaner, Churu, Sikar, Jaipur, Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur. Nagaur is the fifth largest district in Rajasthan with a vast terrain spreading over 17,718 sq. K.M. Its geographical spread is a good combine of plain, hills, sand mounds & as such it is a part of the great Indian Thar Desert.
The town of Ladnu in the district has gained its place on the map of the country being the headquarters of the famous 'Jain Vishwa Bharti' which has become a centre of spiritual learnings & knowledge under the leadership of Acharya Tulsi, a great Jain saint, who has propagated the philosophy of "ANUVRAT" in order to enlighten people in this area of the country.


Ranthambore Travel Guide

Located in small district of Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore is famous for its National park. The abode also endorse many other tourist attraction that includes Ranthambore fort and many other big and small tourist spots. Ranthambore is the gateway to the world renowned Ranthambore National Park - the famous Tiger Reserve. The park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country Park's abandoned fortress, lakes and above all it's friendly tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Ranthambore National park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Ranthambore. Get complete travel information of Ranthambore, Ranthambore Tours, Hotels in Ranthambore, travel guide to Ranthambore, Car Rental in Ranthambore etc.


Sariska Travel Guide

Sariska is one of the major travel destination of India and famous for its national park or tiger reserve. Situated in north-west of Rajasthan, Sariska as wildlife attractions of Rajasthan Tourism plays an important role in the enhancement of tourism in Rajasthan. At the distance of 35 km away from Alwar, in the backdrop of Aravalli Hills, Sariska is an amazingly quiet and peaceful travel destination. With strong historical background, Sariska is predominantly famous for Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary and tiger reserve. A large gathering of tourists come here from far around to visit Sariska to see Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. Sariska offers an exciting wildlife experience.


Udaipur Travel Guide

Known for its abundance of lakes, temples and palaces, Udaipur is considered to be the Venice of the East. Travel to Udaipur in Rajasthan to experience rolling green hills and mountains set the city in a beautiful backdrop, and tourists can choose to stay at one of the famous palace hotels or visit a royal palace for a taste of luxury. Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. One of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes. Rajasthan Tours would be incomplete without a travel to Udaipur. Get complete travel information of Udaipur, Udaipur Tours, Hotels in Udaipur, travel guide to Udaipur, Car Rental in Udaipur etc.


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