Rajasthan, with a variety of tourist locations, is a place with the right blend of the modern and ancient culture. The state is known as the ‘Land of Rajputanas’. It is probably the dream land for history lovers and those interested in wildlife, culture, and the ancient lifestyle of people. The state is exotic and colourful in its own way. The vibrant colours, rich culture, fairs and festivals, handicrafts, palaces, painted havelis, sanctuaries and wildlife parks, colourful bazaars, forts and the golden sands make Rajasthan tours very attractive.
The major tourist attractions in Rajasthan are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Mount Abu, Pushkar and Ajmer. Accommodation and food is not a problem in these developed cities. Hotels ranging from 3-star to 7-star are available for booking online also. Travellers can search for the best Rajasthan tour packages and book their hotels in advance also.
Here’s what you can expect from a trip to Rajasthan.
Forts & Palaces: Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort, Central Museum, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Kanak Valley in Jaipur (known as the Pink City of India) are renowned attractions of Rajasthan tourism. Other places of interest include Lake Pichola, City Palace Museum, Meharan Garh Fort, Pushkar, Ranthambore wildlife, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Shrinathji Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari,Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort.
Camel Ride: Camel, the ship of the desert, is an important means of transportation for the local people to cross deserts. Many grades of camel safaris are seen in the desert of Rajasthan. The camel safaris cover a variety of routes. Jaisalmer is said to be the birthplace of Rajasthani camel safari. The camel safari provides the tourists a romantic opportunity for crossing the barren sands. Almost all Rajasthan tours and travels will have camel rides as a crucial part of their package.
Pushkar Mela: Every year, a colourful cattle fair is also held known as the Pushkar Mela. Not only buying and selling of cattle is done there, but also several other competitions like bridal competition, matka phod, camel race and longest moustache are also held.
Art, Music and Dance: Its rich culture and wide tradition reflects Indian way of life. The Banjara, Ghoomar and other forms of dance are famous in Rajasthan. The very rich and varied folk culture from its villages is both mesmerizing and fascinating. Traditionally great and popular poetry written under rival banners of Kalangi and Turru is also from Rajasthan. Dangal, Taalbandi and Geet are unique forms of singing in this region.
Food Items: The unique, spicy and varied cuisine of Rajasthan is very popular. Dal-bati-churma, bajre ki roti kair-saangar ki sabji and gatte ki sabji are among Rajasthan’s famous dishes with a different flavour of spices and chillies. For the Rajputs, a meal is never complete without meat. Soolas, vension kababs and murgh mokul are among the mouth-watering dishes.
Rajasthan grabs the attention of travellers from all over the world. Exploring a variety of tourism options like Rajasthan heritage tour packages during a trip to Rajasthan will be a delightful experience with its richness and magnificence.