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Rajasthan :: Travel Guide

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Colorful, vibrant, and drenched in ancient royal splendor, Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destination of India and it has so many to offer its visitors. As a widely known tourist destination, this vibrant state offers a range of tourism options to enchant the tourists. Rich culture, cultural heritage, traditional warmth and finest hospitality make it very popular among tourists from all around the world.
 
Majestic palaces and rugged forts, spectacular deserts, wooded hills and tranquil lakes, bustling towns and quiet villages, amazing flora and fauna and of course, the colorful and vibrant people of Rajasthan form an intricate tapestry of mysticism, grandeur and rusticity. Behind the breathtaking beautiful facade, expect to find contradictions to the ordinary and mundane aspects of vacationing. Wherever you travel, particularly when you escape from the popular tourist destinations, you will come across the unexpected, whether it is a local fair or a bustling bazaar or mind-blowing architectural wonders. The mood and the rhythm of the countryside changes from one region to another, and from season to season. It is a land of magical fantasies that remain a lifetime memory. Rajasthan is where all the country's similes and metaphors appear to have come together to create a visual extravaganza.
 

Jaipur Travel Guide
Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the most chosen tourism golden triangle of Jaipur, Delhi and Agra. It a bustling capital city and a business center with all the trapping of modern metropolis but yet flavored strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveller. The old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. Stunning backdrop of ancient forts - Nahargarh, Amer, Jaigarh and Moti Doongri are dramatic testimonials of the bygone era and a reminder of their lingering romance

Jodhpur Travel Guide
In 1459 AD, Rao Jodha, chief of Rathore clan of Rajputs, who claimed descent from Rama, the epic here of the Ramayana, laid the foundation of Jodhpur. A high stone wall protects the well-fortified city. The wall is nearly 10km in length and has eight gates facing various directions.

Udaipur Travel Guide
The city of Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights sounds and experience - an inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and the writers.

Jaisalmer Travel Guide
Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands with all its awesome splendor, dominating the amber-hued city. The city has an interesting legend associated with it, according to which, lord Krishna- the head of Yadav clan foretold Arjuna that a remote descendent of the Yadav clan would build his kingdom atop the Trikuta Hill.

Bikaner Travel Guide
The history of Bikaner dates back to 1488 when a Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji founded his kingdom. Bikaji was one the five sons of Rao Jodhaji, the illustrious founder of Jodhpur. But Rao Bikaji was the most adventurous of them. It is said that an insensitive remark from his father about his whispering in the Durbar provoked Bikaji to set up his own kingdom towards the north of Jodhpur.

Kota Travel Guide
The town of Kota is an stunning combination of grand middle age and modern industrialization. The town of Kota is well-known for its untouched assets of fantastic forts, elegant palaces, and terrific temples which date back over several centuries and preserve the past magnificence. These wonderful structures of Kota display the rich cultural heritage of the town. Kota's history dates back to the 12 the century.

 
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Royal wedding in Rajasthan
Marriages are made in heaven. But weddings are celebrated here on Earth. It is the fusion of traditions, emotions, enthusiasm of relations, sanctity and celebrations associated with marriages in India that make the Indian Weddings extremely enchanting. Adding to all this is the vibrancy and regality of the processions, the convenience of the organization and comfort of the invited guests that make weddings in the tourist cities of Rajasthan an occasion- extraordinary for the families involved.

Elephant Safari in Rajasthan
Elephant safari helps the visitor to travel through such difficult terrains where even jeeps cannot venture. And why not, riding an elephant takes you back to the royal era, when only the kings use to ride on these majestic beasts, since nothing can even compare with the majesty of the Pachyderm. Equipped with a howdah, a large seat on which they would sit, complete with soft silk cushions, and with a ceremonial umbrella over the riders head, modern day elephant safaris may lack in comparison with the ones that use to be done by the kings, but are no less regal on that account.

Horse Safari in Rajasthan
Rajasthan - the land of the Rajputs, is known for its kings, fearless warriors and beautiful women. It's also known for its forts, palaces, and temples which are a reminder of t he glorious past. Kingdoms were carved and established by the Rajputs on horseback, while swords were stained with enemy blood. Horses were highly priced and a Rajput warrior would give anything to own a good horse. Great care was taken to breed horses and to keep a clean and pure lineage.

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