Travel To Rajasthan


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The rich past of India and the much-acclaimed cultural heritage is reflected on the monuments, forts, and palaces in the state of Rajasthan. Popular as the land of the Maharajas and rajputs who lived on the northwestern part of India, Rajasthan heralds a new age of architecture in India. Rajasthan monuments and palaces reflect Indo-Islamic architecture and designs. Summer palaces on lakes and hunting retreats on the Aravalli ranges bears supreme heritage.

Cities of Rajasthan

Tourists in Rajasthan, travel through the cities exploring every corner of the grand state. Jaipur is the capital city with a history dating to 1727. It was the first planned city in the country and called the Pink City. You get the first glimpse of Rajput heritage and relive the life of royal families. The city is dotted with many old havelis and buildings. Today, apart from noted attractions, you also have various shopping centers and markets in Jaipur offering a memorable vacation to visitors. From Rajasthani dress to ethnic jewelry, you find everything at the City Palace market and the large stretch of Nehru market. City landmarks in Jaipur include the-

  • Jantar Mantar Observatory
  • Hawa Mahal
  • City Palace
  • Jal Mahal
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Amer Fort and Palace

Jaisalmer is known as the city of the Golden Fort, an epic from the famous movie by filmmaker Satyajit Ray. The legacy of the movie brought about an increase in tourism activity. With the initiatives of the Archaeological Society of India, the fort became a great attraction. Presently, the Golden Fort, Jaisalmer has around 450 families living there and many shops selling handicrafts, shawls, and accessories. Located at the edge of Thar, Jaisalmer city also has the famous Sam sand dune camel safari. Around 45 km from Jaisalmer, you are cover miles of sand on camel back. Other attractions are the Gadisar Lake and Patwa ki Haveli.

Other cities of Rajasthan part of your travel plans with indianholiday.com are Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar, and Kota. For a complete excursion through Rajasthan, get Rajasthan safari tour packages, Luxury train travel packages, and other hotel packages with indianholiday.com.

Wildlife attractions in Rajasthan

The state boasts of not only royal buildings, palaces, and monuments but is a reserve to wildlife habitat. Wildlife tours in Rajasthan include a number of destinations and parks suited to safari tours with elephants and jeep. Home to variety of flora and fauna, you get to see the adventurous part of this state in Ranthambore National Park, Desert National Park, Mount Abu Bird Sanctuary, and Jodhpur zoo. Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary features 250 square kilometers of ecotourism zone south of Kota district of Rajasthan.