The Land of massive forts, grand palaces, bustling bazars, endless desert sands, dense forest, teaming wildlife and birdlife. A land that is rich in music, dance, art & crafts and adventure. A land that never ceases to intrigue & enchant… all aptly sum up the enchantment called Rajasthan. Rajasthan, the land of the Kings, in India at its exotic and colourful best with its bettle-scarred forts, its palaces of breathtaking grandeur and whimsical charm, its riotous colours and even its romantic sense of pride and honour.
The state is diagonally divided into the hilly and rugged south-eastern region and the barren north-western Thar desert, which extends across the border into Pakistan.Rajasthan…. The golden glow of desert landscape, the shimmering emerald water surrounding the medieval lakes, grand palaces, bustling bazaars, endless desert sands, teeming wild & bird life are as much a part of Rajasthan. As the ships of the desert who sail majestically amidst the tranquility, colour and warmth all around.Rajasthan is the second largest state of India and is one of the few states that show a great contrast from one area to another.
This disparity is noticeable in respect of climate, soil, vegetation, mineral resources etc. The land that revives age old legends of brave Hadi Rani of the beautiful Padmini of Chittaurgarh, the pious Mira Bai, and the love stories of Dholamaru and Moomal – Mahendra of Marwar. Rajasthan, the land of prince and princess has the most amazing legends of devotion, romance and heroism. It offers the visitors: both quite moments of relaxation and adventure in the desert state.
|RAJASTHAN FACTS AND FIGURES|
|Area||342,239 sq. km.|
Summer : Max 25 °C, Min 45 °C.
|Winter : Max 6°C, Min 12 °C.|
|Best Time to Visit||
October to March
HOW TO REACH
By Air : Jaipur is the main airport to enter Rajasthan. Serviced by all the domestic airlines of India, Jaipur has connections to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Aurangabad, Jodhpur and few more cities in India. Other major airports are in Udaipur and Jodhpur
By Rail : Rajasthan holidays, like many other facets of the state is another unforgettable experience, more if you consider traveling by train. Palace on Wheels, one of the most luxurious trains in the world, is the highpoint of any travel to Rajasthan. Seven days of unmatched hospitality, living life like a king, in the moving kingdom of Palace on Wheels is just out of this world.
By Road : Road transport in Rajasthan, on the other hand, is much better than in the other parts of India. But, most enduring of the memories in Rajasthan is undoubtedly Camel Safari and Horse Safari across the Thar Desert.
RAJASTHAN MAJOR CITIES
Ajmer » Bharatpur » Bikaner » Bundi » Chittorgarh » Jaipur » Jaisalmer » Jodhpur » Kota » Mount Abu » Pushkar » Rohetgarh » Udaipur