Rajasthan Tour Packages
About Rajasthan Tour
Rajasthan one of the greatest states of India by region. It was formally discovered on 30th March 1949 after 22 sovereign state and principalities were merged into this single geographical entity. Rajasthan means the “Land of Kings” which is synonyms to royalty, chivalry and heroism. Ruled by various clans or Rajputs it still retains its richness of those times with its majestic forts, palace, havelis, colourful traditions and rich cultural heritage. The romantic remnants of rich and glorious past, the vivid colours of age-old traditions, the vibrant culture, amazing festivals, delectable cuisines, sand dunes and jungle safaris along with spectacular shopping options etc have earned Rajasthan a place on most travellers’ wish list. If you don’t believe then just pack your bags now and avail Rajasthan tour package that will surely leave you spellbound and amazed.
Rajasthan Tourism provides various Rajasthan tour itineraries which are specifically designed to make sure that you will get the maximum information about this iconic region. It is the only state where almost every city is coded with a specific colour. If Jaipur is Pink, then Udaipur is white and if Jodhpur is blue then Jhalawar is purple. The state is a home to the Great Indian Desert Thar which is the 18th largest desert in the world with more than 60% of it lies in Rajasthan. A state is the main place to three UNESCO World Heritage sites namely Keoladeo National Park, Jantar Mantar and hill forts which comprises Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Ranthambore, Amber sub-cluster, Jaisalmer and Gagnon). If you are not afraid of haunted forts, then Bhangarh Fort which is considered as one of the most haunted places in India is also situated over here and it has been prohibited to enter the fort after sunset. If you want to experience the royalty of this state in a royal manner, then Palace on Wheels offer you this as well. It is among the world’s most exciting rail journeys that take you to the most exciting places in Rajasthan.
There is no dearth of places and tourist attractions in Rajasthan that amazed you. Whether it is the Karni Mata Temple or the Rat Temple which is situated at Deshnoke about 30 Km from Bikaner which houses 25 thousand black rats that live in the temple or the one of the biggest livestock fair at Pushkar. The state represents the true colours of secularism of the country as there is Ajmer Sharif Dargah which is one of the most sanctified shines in the country then there is Brahma Temple at Pushkar which is visited by thousands of pilgrims from all corners without any religious discrimination. The festivals of Rajasthan are among its major crowd pullers. Plan your cheap price Rajasthan tour package during the time of Gangaur festival, Jaipur literature festival, Bikaner camel festival and enjoy the folk dances, music, food and shopping which is truly another kind of experience for the visitors.
Best Places To Visit In Rajasthan
Rajasthan or the “Land of Maharajas” is one of the largest states by area is located on the north-western side of India. The state was formed on 30th March 1949 and comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert which is also known as the Rajasthan Desert or the Great Indian Desert. As the state is ruled by various Rajput clans every kingdom of it showcases stunning architectural masterpieces, rich cultural heritage and amazing traditions making it a standout amongst the most socially assorted places on planet Earth. If you really want to enjoy an unforgettable travel experience, then book your Rajasthan tour package that provides you with the best opportunity to explore there.
Other than curlicue moustaches, splendidly shaded turbans and beautiful graffiti decorations there is a huge assortment of places to visit in Rajasthan be it glimmering royal residences, wildlife sanctuaries, religious spots, dynamic bazaars making it a cultural potpourri that one must visit in his or her lifetime. There are lots of unique places to visit in Rajasthan that it may surprise you, where to begin. Start your trip with the most magnificent City Palace situated in Jaipur that was once the seat of Maharaja of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh II of Amber and then later by successive rulers. The most famous tourist spots within the complex are Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. Situated just 11 Km from Jaipur the Amber Fort or Amer Fort is among the hot spots of Rajasthan and is among the must-visit places in Rajasthan. Overlooking the Maota Lake the fort is built with red sandstone and marble with Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwa
Best Time To Visit In Rajasthan
Explore the illuminating gems of one of the most vibrant and colourful states of India which is one of the largest by area as well. Formed on 30th March 1949 the “Land of Maharajas” which it is affectionately known as Rajasthan is full of amazing attractions depicted in the form of amazing forts, magnificent palaces, lavish havelis along with rich cultural heritage and traditions of various Rajput clans who had ruled it during different eras and fill its air with the tales of romance, heroism, chivalry and honor. Rajasthan sightseeing tours package offer you the glimpses of these amazing attractions which have contributed to the glory of this state and make it a jewel in Indian crown.
As to visit such a beauty which is full of life, colour and vibrancy can be visited anytime but there are few occasions and festivals when the state gives you the chance to explore the best of it. Best time to visit Rajasthan is actually depending on the purpose of your tour as well. If you like to visit it during the time of festivals, then the most famous festival of the state is Jaisalmer Desert Festival during the months of January and February with a 3-day show on sand dunes. Here you will witness the true spirit of the state. Take part in amusing turban tying competitions, enjoy came races along with acrobatic shows, take camel rides and enjoy folk dances of the state along with a feast of delectable cuisines that add a touch of excitement to the celebrations.
Another notable festival is Pushkar Fair which takes place during the months of October and November is full of cultural activities, musical events, thrilling camel safaris staying in the traditional camps along with a visit to world-famous Pushkar Temple is truly an amazing experience for the visitors. The best time to visit the Rajasthan desert region like Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bikaner is in winters when you can indulge in various adventurous activities. If the visitors are eager to go to this beautiful destination during the time of summers then they can plan a visit to Mount Abu, Kumbhalgarh or Ranakpur. During the scorching summers when the temperature is near to 480 these parts are pleasant enough to go sightseeing in the early morning or late evening. If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan during monsoon then must visit destinations are Bundi, Udaipur and Keoladeo National Park.
There is no dearth of accommodation options in Rajasthan. There are heritage hotels, havelis, resorts and guest houses etc where one can stay during their vacations. Never miss a chance to stay in some of the best resorts in Rajasthan which include Deogarh Mahal, Samode Palace, Gajner Palace, Bhanwar Singh Palace, Lalgarh Palace etc to name a few that replete with all modern amenities and offer an amazing experience to its guests.
Special Food and drinks of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is among the most alluring destinations in India renowned for its spectacular palaces, breath taking forts, rich history and colourful traditions. Located on the north-western region of the country covered with the Great Indian Desert Thar this Land of Maharajas offer unique travel experience to its visitors and compel them to visit it again. It is not only a fascinating destination due to its rich cultural heritage but Rajasthani cuisines are equally fascinating to get you drooling. Rajasthani food is among those rare cuisines boasting a plethora of dishes ranging among the spicy starters to mouth-watering sabzis, from crunchy bread to refreshing drinks with an added delight of achar, chutneys, papad and chhach that surely delight your sense and melt in your mouth instantly. So what are you waiting for! Pack your bags book a tour package don’t leave it without trying special food of Rajasthan.
Each region of Rajasthan has its own trademark dish but few things are common. As Rajasthan is a land of worriers and most of their time is spend on battlefields and in hunting expeditions, one can easily find that they use ingredients in their dishes that last for several days. Out of dried lentils, beans, milk and buttermilk are some of the common ingredients in their food. They use a good amount of oil and red chillies that helps in the preservation of food and reduces the need for water.
Some famous food items you will get to know when you go for Rajasthan tour or book tour package that you can’t afford to miss include: -
Dal Baati Churma: - Start with the state’s classic signature dish Dal Bati Churma that has earned great popularity across the globe. A spicy dal, a deep fried Baati with a uniquely cooked mouth-watering slightly sweet Churma is truly tempting that you just can’t resist.
Laal Maas: - It is the most popular dishes when you go for Rajasthan tour especially for those who love non-veg food, it’s a non-vegetarian platter and gets its colour from the fiery red chillies and is cooked with gravy of tomatoes, chillies and abundance of spices. It is best served with bajra rotis and rice.
Gatte ki Subzi: -Typical Rajasthani food platter is incomplete without Gatte Ki subzi which is the most famous food of Rajasthan Covered with spicy gravy they are mostly served with Mangodi ki daal or Kadhi.
Mawa Kachori: - Kachori that too sweet! The mawa Kachoris from Jodhpur is a must try the dish of Rajasthan. Stuffed with mawa along with crispy dry fruits the kachoris are deeply fried and served hot making your morning tea more refreshing and sweet.
Ghevar: - Rajasthan food festival is incomplete without mentioning its mouth-watering crown dish Ghevar. This crunchy delight lights up the people with a sweet tooth is available in various forms and shapes.
Ker Sangri: - Another traditional Rajasthan food item is Ker Sangri is a typical desert vegetable where ker is a wild berry tangy in taste whereas Sangri is a kind of long bean grown in the areas of Jaisalmer and Barmer. It is cooked in vegetable oil with spices and goes well with bajre ki roti.
Panchkuta: - It is a curry made up of five ingredients and is quite popular in the Thar Desert due to its long shelf life. Panchkuta is made up of these five special ingredients Sengri, ker,Kumat, Gunda and dry red chillies.
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