Rajasthan: The Land of Kings

From admiring the ancient forts and palaces to enjoying the Sam Sand dunes, from participating in colourful fairs and festivals to indulge into royalty, Rajasthan has a treat for everyone. Rajasthan, the city of art and culture has so many attractions that you can�۪t think of as it�۪s countless. Remarkable destinations of Rajasthan are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Alwar, Udaipur, Jaiselmer , Bikaner and many more.

According to the climatic conditions, October to mid-March is the best time to visit Rajasthan. In summers, it�۪s only attraction is the hill station Mount Abu otherwise nothing can beat the heat of 45 degree Celsius. You can categorize the tour as- desert tour, forts and haveli tour and village tour. The pink city Jaipur, is a major tourist attraction amongst Indian as well as international travellers. It belongs to the tourist��Golden Triangle��of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.��Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and Jantar Mantar are the hot favorites among tourists. The city is also surrounded by lovely temples and greenery. ��Udaipur is known as the city of lakes which is considered most romantic city of Rajasthan. The grand City Palace is surrounded by beautiful lake view where many big names prefer getting married.

Now if we talk about the city of Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort , Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswand Thada and Bishnoi village are the main attractions. Jaisalmer, the "Golden City," ��is known for its proximity to the��Thar Desert. A camel safari in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer is an unforgettable experience. The Jaisalmer fort is famous for its amzing interior and colourful shades of the setting sun gives a fairy tale look to this mega structured fort. Patwon-ki-Haveli is a ten-minute walk from the main gates of the Jaisalmer fort and quite magnificent. It's a collection of five houses. Some other places which you may like to have look on are the Gadisar Lake, Salim Singh ki Haveli and the Jain temple.

A trip is always incomplete without shopping as the whole family awaits for the gifts you bring. Peacock feather, camel leather bags and leather sandals, jaipuri rajais , Rajasthani bangles ,Rajasthani Safe and Sherwani��, pagdi are some of the products you can pack for your friends and family. The Johari bazaar is famous for home decors. It mostly attracts the ladies for its beautiful chand balias and jhumkas and ofcourse the famous Bandhani sarees. Jaisalmer is has wonderful silver jewelry, bronze statues and it is known for��embroidery on silk and cotton. Clock Tower Market, Nai Sarak, Mochi Bazaar, Kapraa Bazaar are the best places to buy traditional clothes, handicrafts, ��Jodhpuri juttis also known as mojaris and spices.

Rajasthan is wrapped with beautiful temples as well. Like the one we have in Ajmer, residence for the great Mughals. Ajmer Sharif is the sacred shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti sis where every year many people comes & visits for their wishes to be fulfilled.

Now speaking about Pushkar, you will find one and only lord Bramha�۪s temple in India and the beautiful Piushkar lake. Pushkar celebrates the world famous camel festival and one must try its camel safaris

After such a rigorous travel from desert to lakes, from palace to havelis and to the hill station one cannot miss the culinary experience of Rajasthan. Unlike its deep history and culture, Rajasthani cuisine is not too complicated zand are basic and simple, yet unusual and mouth watering. To have these experience you don�۪t really have to step into a high end restaurant, rather the local restaurants and street side dhabas have best kind of Rajasthani cuisine, especially the one in Pushkar. Some of the famous and delicious dishes are bajre ki roti, dahi ka saag, sev tamatar ka saag, gate ki subji, papad ka saag, missi roti, daal baati churma, gevar, lassi etc. Daal baati churma can be really heavy on stomach as it is a meal by itself.

The colourful state of Rajasthan can take you to the era of kings , desert nomads, it can bring you the experience of trational india and even royalty which will definitely be a memory for lifetime.