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Trip back in time and rediscover the multi-hued facets of India. You will simply fall in love with what awaits you here !

Want to see India and its best? Visit Rajasthan and its colorful cities. This place is also called the "Land of Kings".

Rajasthan is the only state of India which produces everlasting medieval magic and historic splendor through its attractions.
HawaRajasthan, one of the North Indian state is the largest state in terms of area. The geographically diversified land of Rajasthan is famous for its Thar Desert. The Aravalli hill ranges in the state is one of the oldest mountains of the world. Mount Abu is only hill station of the state, which is situated in Aravalli ranges. The state referred as the land of Kings, is known for its royal grandeur. The palaces and forts narrates the tales of the Maharajas of the Rajasthan. Rajasthan is renowned for its arts, crafts, temples, camels, elephants, bird sanctuaries, festivals and fairs, luxury trains, folk dance and music etc.

The people of Rajasthan still bear the old charm with vibrant colours in their lifestyle. The popular festivals of the state are Holi, Dussehara, Gangaur, Pushkar Camel festival and Kite festival etc. Rajasthani cuisine include the famous recipes of the Khansama (the royal cooks), curries, lapsi (a sweet dish) and the most popular dal (lentils), bati (baked wheat ball) and churma (powdered sweetened cereal).

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Main Tourist Attractions of Rajasthan
» Ajmer - Ajmer is famous for the 13th century tomb of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. The shrine is visited by millions of pilgrims throughout the year. People from different religions reach Ajmer to attend the Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin. Another attractions of the city are Taragarh Pahari (hill), Mughal styled buildings and local handicrafts.

Ranthambore» Jaipur - The capital city of Rajasthan is also called as the Pink city of India. Jaipur is major tourist destination of Rajasthan. The city is home to royal forts, palaces and serene lakes. The main attraction of the city is the City palace. The beautiful palace houses a museum, which has the collection arts, crafts carpets, enamelware and weapons. Other attractions are Nahargarh Fort, Jantar Mantar, Government Central Museum and Gardens, The Amer Fort and the Hawa Mahal (The Palace of Wind).

» Udaipur - The city also called as the 'White City' is famous for its beautiful lakes, surrounded by the lush Aravalli hills. Udaipur was named after its founder, the Sisiodia King, Maharana Udai Singh.

The city is home to royal palaces, temples, lakes and gardens. The major attractions in Udaipur include the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir, The Suraj Gokhada, Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Garden of the maids of Honour), Fateh Sagar, Pichhola Lake, Pratap Memorial, Sajjan Garh and Gulab Bagh etc.

» Jodhpur - Jodhpur the second largest city of the state is the gateway to Rajasthan. The city situated on the eastern bank of the Thar Desert, narrates the stories of royal grandeur. The native place of the Rathores, Jodhpur houses several palaces, forts and temples. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the major attractions of the city. Other attractions include the Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum, Jaswant Thada, Girikot and Sardar Market etc.

» Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer also referred as the city of towers or golden city, is famous for its golden fort.

The fort built of sandstone is perhaps the only fort in world, where medieval pattern of life still prevails. In addition to the Jaisalmer fort other attractions of the city are Desert Festival, Camel races, Folk music and dance and Desert ballads etc

» Ranthambore - Situated 132 Kms away from Jaipur, Ranthambore is famous for its National Park. The park located close to Sawai Madhopur, falls in the Aravali and Vindhya hill ranges. Once the hunting ground of Maharajas, Ranthambore declared a sanctuary in 1955. Ranthambore became a Project Tiger Reserve in 1986. In addition to the Tigers, the park provide shelter to Panthers, Hyenas, Jackals, Jungle cats, Crocodiles, Sambar, Sloth bears, Nilgai, Chital, Wild boars and Chinkara etc. The park is open between October To March : 6.00 am - 9.00 am & 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm and between April To June : 6.30 am - to 9.30 am & 3.30 pm - 6.00 pm

» Sariska - The town situated in the backdrop of Aravali hills, is known for its National Park. Sariska became a sanctuary in the year 1955, later in 1979 it became a tiger reserve and a national park in 1982. The park is home to tigers and several other animals and flora.

Pushkar» Pushkar - The city located close at a distance of 11 Kms Ajmer is famous for Pushkar Camel festival. Pushkar camel and cattle fair held annually in November, is one of largest in the country. The camel merchants, camel buyers and sellers, cultural artists and tourists throng the city during the festival. The city is also famous for its temples including the Brahma temple.

» Bikaner - Bikaner is located on the northern part of Rajasthan. The city with scores of sand dunes keeps its medieval grandeur. Bikaner also called as the camel country, is famous for its temples, forts and palaces etc. The major attraction of the city are Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum and Karni Mata Temple etc.



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Reaching
» Air - The cities Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and Kota have their own airports. The airlines operate flights for the cities of Rajasthan as well as other major cities of the country.

» Rail - The state is well connected by major cities of the country. The luxury train, The Palace on Wheels connects Delhi with Bharatpur, Jaipur, Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Sirohi, Kishangarh, Bundi, Dungarpur, Jhalwar, and Dholpur.

» Road - Highways and good roads connect Rajasthan with other parts of the country. The state and private buses run within the state as well as outside the state.




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