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Rajasthan Travel and Tourism

Rajasthan is such a charming destination that you can ever miss during your tour to India. The land of glistening golden sands, ancient folk traditions, rich handicrafts, the impassioned songs and dances are good enough to attract the tourists. It is blessed with the glorious natural, architectural and historical heritage. Tourism of Rajasthan offers a golden opportunity to explore this wonderful land. The major attractions in Rajasthan include:

  • Hawa Mahal

  • Umaid Bhawan Palace

  • Havelis

  • City Palace

  • Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

  • Thar Desert

  • Golden Fort

  • Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Palace on Wheels

  • Sam Sand Dunes

The major destinations in Rajasthan are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Bundi, Barmer, Chittorgarh, Jaisalmer, Kota, Pushkar etc. The Mount Abu is a magnificent hill station in Rajasthan.

Winter is the best season to explore the glorious beauty of Rajasthan. It extends from December to March. The temperature is optimum during this period. This is the best time for tourism of Rajasthan. The transportation facilities in Rajasthan are very convenient. Sangener Airport in Jaipur is the International Airport. All the major cities in the state are well-connected by the railways and roadways. The journey in the luxurious Palace on Wheels and the regal Orient Express offers an unforgettable experience.

Rajasthan has a good collection of luxurious hotels in all the major tourist destinations such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Mount Abu. They provide all the modern facilities to the tourists. An official language of Rajasthan is Hindi. Many people in the urban areas of Rajasthan are able to communicate in English. The translators and tourist guides are also available in Spanish, Japanese, French and German. Hence, the tourists don't face any difficulty in communication.

If you are more interested in history, then you will definitely fall in love with Rajasthan. It is a true historical place. Rajasthan is the land of kings and emperors. You can explore many royal palaces and decorated havelis such as Amber Fort-Palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Lake Palace, City Palace etc. Rajasthan is popular for the majestic forts like Jaisalmer Fort, Chittrogarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Bikaner Junagarh Fort, Bharatpur Deep Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Bhainsrodgarh Fort, Jalore Fort, Mehrangarh Fort etc.

Rajasthan is also known as the shopper's paradise. It is popular for the colourful and traditional arts and crafts. The major export products of Rajasthan include Bagaru prints, Zari embroidery, the block prints, Sanganer prints and tie & dye prints. The handicraft items include the wooden furniture, carpets and blue potteries.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/08