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Rajasthan  

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Tourist Destinations of Rajasthan
Alwar |Bikaner |Jaipur |Jaisalmer |Jodhpur |Mount Abu

Location:
Northwestern part of the subcontinent
Climate   Summer
470(max)
Winter 50(min)
Best time to visit:
October to March
Rajasthan was populated extensive in 2500 BC and the Indus Valley Civilization had its establishment here in northern Rajasthan itself. In 1400 BC the Aryans waged a trip and settled incessantly in this area. Later Afghans, Turkies, Persians and Mughals ruled over the Rajasthan state. This merging gave the soldierly ancestry to the Rajputs. This land got its new name 'the land of Rajputs' during the rules of British.

There were many heroes among Rajputs, such as Prithviraj Chauhan and Maharana Pratap of Mewar. With their power they lasted as long as they could. After long movement of time they were split into 36 royal clans. Their royal enfluence started declining after the 14th century.

When Mughals came then they got the controls of all regions with the help of Akbar's strategy. Akbar was the great emperor. Akbar offered higher locality offices to Rajput princes after seeking out the appeasement through marriage to princess Jodha Bai, the daughter of Amber's Maharaja. When India became independent 23 princely states were combined to form the State of Rajasthan or the abode of rajas and now has become the foremost tourist destination in India.

Geography

Rajasthan is the largest state in India (area wise). It is a region of rocks, sand dunes, fertile plains and deep wild jungles. It is spread over 343,000 sq km. The plains here are level and flat, with rich alluvial loam. As we move from northwest towards the southeast the land is more fertile. It has hills, woodlands, a number of large rivers fertile plateaus and so on. The southwest Rajasthan consists of arid high plateau, broken by hills and cliffs. The main crops of Rajasthan are wheat, maize, paddy and sugarcane. The fields are irrigated through irrigation dams or deep wells. There also some forest where we can find tiger, wild boar, panther and deer and so on.
Rajasthan is the jewel of the desert. It is the land of sparkling images, once seen never forgotten.

Tourism

Rajasthan is a panorama of tourism. Whether it is the sand dunes or the massive forts and palaces, there is no other place like Rajasthan. Those travelers who have great interest in the history, culture and the lifestyle of the destination, Rajasthan is just the ideal tourist destination. Rajasthan Tourism offers a great collection of travel spots. It offers sand ridge, wild life tourism, Desert safari, ancient forts and palaces, the colorful ethnic life with the fairs and festivals which make it pleasant city. Once known as the 'Land of the Kings', the state still retains the glory and richness of those times with its marvelous monuments, colorful traditions and customs.

Travel Circuits of Rajasthan

The famous tourist spots such as the magnificent Amer Fort, the past capital of Jaipur. A charming merger of Rajput and Mughal architecture, the red sand stone and snowy marble palace has very fascinating apartments, this kind of wonderful beauty is very difficult to find anywhere in India. The lake city Udaipur is famous for its beautiful palaces along the lakes. Jodhpur is located at the Thar destert edges in west , Pali, Jalor and Barmer on its south, in the north side Bikaner and Nagaur placed in the eastern side. It offers many sight seeing beauties like Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh Fort.

Rajasthan Adventure Tourism

When you are in Rajasthan then don't miss to go for Camel Safaris, it is a great entertainment. Other major Safaris are Bicycle Safari, Jeep Safari and also Elephant Safari.

Shoppers Paradise

Shoppers ParadiseRajasthan is also known as the Shopper's destination, a fantastic place to shop items such as handicrafts, jewelry, textile things, wonderful paintings etc. Besides one can see other intersting places like Hawa Mahal, bird sanctuaries, forts & palaces, folk music and art etc. Jaipuri Rajai (quilts) are very famous due to their size, warmth and designs. Tourist also like to buy Rajasthani Jutti (footwear) which is beautifully beaded and embroidered available for both men and women.

 

Rajasthan Folk Music & Dances

Rajasthan Folk Music & DancesRajasthan is well known for its folk dance and music rules. There is a large variety of latest musical instruments are used under this country.

Architecture

Rajasthan offers mixture of scenic beauty like architectural heritage, majestic forts, temples and havelis etc. make it paradise in the earth.

Cuisine

Rajasthan is also well known as Land of Princes so it offers fine dishes within the state. The preparation of food in the royal kitchens is a very complicated process and was arised on the levels of form of art.

Wildlife in Rajasthan

Wildlife in RajasthanRanthambore Wildlife Sanctuary: - Ranthambhore is the very small Project Tiger reserves in Rajasthan. Its name arises from enormous fort which is located in the center of the forest. This name comes from two hills named as Ran and Thanbhor in the area. Previously it is known as Rana Stambhapura also known as City of Pillars of War.

So be ready to enjoy the burning sand in summers, beautiful palaces and colorful dresses and mind blowing cuisines. That is what Rajasthan is all about living those older times.


How to reach Rajasthan

By Air: Rajasthan State has 3 major airports in Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur. Ragualr flights helps to connect to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai.

By Rail:Rajasthan has a great facility of Railway network. Major Railway Stations placed in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Udaipur, which are further connected with important Indian cities.

By Road:One can reach Rajasthan by Road very easily since an network of National Highways and State Highways roads covers the state extensively. From Delhi, Jaipur is only 5 hours drive along the panoramic roadways. So most of the tourists prefer travel to Rajasthan by road.

 
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