Rajasthan Travel Guide

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The state of Rajasthan is visited by one out of every four foreign tourists. It is one of the most famous destination in India. It is a region of rock and desert interspersed with the fertile belts, enchanting lakes and dense jungles full of wildlife. Apart from this, Rajasthan is also known for the heritage hotels, forts and palaces, temples, museums, music and dance, cuisine, fairs and festivals as well. Below is the small travel guide from where one can know about the Rajasthan intensively. In this travel guide you will be able to know about the art and culture, cities, climate, customs and traditions, fairs and festivals, forts and palaces, history, music and dance, national parks and sanctuaries, rural bazaars, temples and tribes in Rajasthan !


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Adventure: Rajasthan was known for the Rajputs. The Rajputs were known for their bravery and were interested in various adventurous sports like jeep safari, camel safari, horse safari and elephant safari. (More....)




Art & Culture: Rajasthan is one of the richest states in India as far as the field of art and craft and its culture is concerned. It is known all over the world for wood and marble carving, pottery, painting, and jewellery. (More...)



Ayurveda: Ayurveda in Rajasthan is also an ancient healing system of medical science in India. It helps the people to keep fit and maintain the healthy mind and body in a natural way. Various Ayurveda treatments are now practised also in Rajasthan. (More...)


Cities: There are about 32 districts in Rajasthan which are further divided into 241 Tehsils, 183 municipalities, 237 Panchayat Samities and 9184 village Panchayats. Some of the popular cities in Rajasthan are Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur. (More..)




Climate: Rajasthan is one of the driest state in India. The climate of Rajasthan greatly varies throughout the state. During summers, it is very hot and dry, while in winters it is very cold. This region also receives very less rainfall during the monsoon season. (More...)




Cuisines: Rajasthan is also known for its cuisine all over India. The famous Rajasthani cuisine consists of the combination of Dal, Baati and Churma. Apart from this, every region of Rajasthan has its own specialty. (More...)




Customs: In the Vedas, the origin of the customs and traditions have been described in detail. There are various customs and traditions of Rajasthan which are based on the Vedic rituals. The religious rituals and ceremonies starts from the conception, and then passes through birth, marriage and death. (More...)




Desert Safari: The desert safaris are organized in Rajasthan. These safaris will take the visitor through the golden sands of the vast Thar desert, countryside and villages and enables one to experience the olden days enjoyed by the kings of Rajasthan. (More...)




Distance Map: The Distance Chart will enable you to know the distances between various cities in Rajasthan. (More...)




Economy: Rajasthan is also one of the most populated states in India, with low per capita income and illiteracy. The economy of Rajasthan is mostly dependent on agriculture, but it also has some vast mineral resources and industries. (More...)




Fairs And Festivals: Various fair and festivals are celebrated almost round the year in Rajasthan. These festivals reflect the culture and life style of the people of Rajasthan. Besides various Hindu festivals, some of the regional festivals like desert festival, camel festival, Gangaur, Teej, Elephant Festival, Pushkar Fair, etc. are also celebrated. (More...)




Forts & Palaces: The history of Rajasthan is enshrined in its forts and palaces. The Rajputs were the great warriors and built some of the most imposing and beautiful forts and palaces in Rajasthan like Chittorgarh Fort, Junagarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort and Sonar Fort. (More...)




History: The history of Rajasthan is full of the brave stories of the Rajputs. These Rajputs when faced the overwhelming odds, preferred death of defeat and died in war. Their women also threw themselves on flaming pyres to avoid dishonour. (More....)




Horse Safari: Horse Safaris are organized in Rajasthan between the month of October and March. The Marwari and Kathiawari are the best known breed of horses in Rajasthan. All the routes in the horse safari are decided keeping in mind the geography and natural beauty of the area and also the riding skills of the rider as well. (More...)




Internal Travel: The Internal travel in Rajasthan is possible by the road, rail and air. However, by travelling by road and rail one can experience the India at its best. The Palace on Wheels and the Royal Orient are one of the most famous trains of Rajasthan. (More...)




Music & Dance: Music and dance play a significant role in the life of people of Rajasthan. All the regions of Rajasthan have their distinct style of folk music and dance. Ghoomar, Kalbeliya, Teratali are the most famous folk dances of Rajasthan. (More...)




Museums: To preserve the heritage and culture of Rajasthan, the palaces and forts of the earlier rulers of Rajasthan were converted into museums and art galleries. Some of the important museums of Rajasthan are located in Jaipur, Kota, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Chittorgarh. (More...)




Palace on Wheels: The Palace on Wheels, the famous luxury train starts in Delhi and covers Jaipur, Jaislamer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Agra. It covers total seven days. During this tour, the tourists visit some of the beautiful and significant historical monuments. (More...)




Parks and Sanctuaries: In Rajasthan, there are two national parks, over a dozen wildlife and bird sanctuaries and two closed areas. Some of the most famous national parks and sanctuaries in Rajasthan are Desert National Park, Sariska National Park, Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo Ghana Bird sanctuary. (More...)




Rural Rajasthan: In Rajasthan the villages comprises of more than half of the population of the state. These villages have agricultural land, temples and sanctuaries as well. The most colorful villages are found in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. (More...)




Reaching Rajasthan: Rajasthan is one of the major tourist destination in India. It is well connected with various major metropolitan cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The main airport in Rajasthan is located at Jaipur. (More...)




Rajasthan Craft: Rajasthan has created and preserved rich heritage in the form of fabulous printed fabrics, precious and semi-precious stones, jewellery, embroidered leather work and other hand crafted items of wood, ivory, lac, glass, brass, silver and gold. (More...)




Rajasthan Villages: The villages in Rajasthan consists of a collection of huts or jhonpris, with thatched roofs and walls and decorated with wall paintings. The boundaries for houses and land holdings are made of the dry branches of a nettle-like shrub. (More...)




Rajasthan Holidays: With respect to various fairs and festivals which are celebrated in Rajasthan, there is a corresponding holiday to it. Some of the popular holidays in Rajasthan are Makar Sankranti, Holi, Janmashtami, Raksha Bandhan, Dusshehra and Diwali. (More...)




Rural Bazaars: The colorful rural bazaars, also known as the Haats in Rajasthan have the distinct easy going atmosphere, typical of the medieval times. The people from the villages and near by areas gather at a single place and sell various commodities like the lac bangles, old tribal silver jewellery, handicraft items, clothes and utensils. (More...)




Social Profile: In most of the places in Rajasthan the main attraction are the cultural shows that includes the dance, music and plays. In some of the small towns there are theatres in which the night plays are performed. (More...)




Telephone Codes: These STD (Subscriber Trunk Dialing) codes of different cities in Rajasthan would be very useful during the tour to Rajasthan. (More...)




Tourist Attractions: Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan are Bala Quila, Siliserh Lake Palace, Dargah Sharif, Junagarh fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, etc. (More...)




Travel Tips: There are some of the travel tips which one should keep in mind during the journey to India. Some of these useful tips are that one should also keep passport, Travelers Cheque, air ticket, camera and other valuable things always with him. (More...)




Traveling Around Rajasthan: Rajasthan is well connected with various other states in India and is well accessible by air, rail and road. Jaipur, the pink city and capital of Rajasthan is also well connected to major metropolitan cities of India. (More...)




Temples: The people of all religions are present in Rajasthan like Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains and Parsis. Some of the most famous temples in Rajasthan are located at Ajmer, Pushkar, Ranakpur and Udaipur. (More...)




Tribes: Rajasthan is home to various tribes who have very interesting history of origin, customs and social practices. Some of the famous tribes in Rajasthan are Bhils, Minas, Sahariyas, Garasias and Lohars. (More...)




Weather: The weather of Rajasthan is very dry and humid. In summers, the temperature ranges from 25˚ Celsius to 46˚ Celsius, whereas in the winters, the temperature ranges from 4˚ Celsius to 16˚ Celsius. Mount Abu is the famous hill station in Rajasthan. (More...)




Women Travel: When it comes to Women travel to India we have some special travel ideas for women in Rajasthan. We organize some special tours for women only during the festivals in Rajasthan. (More...)

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