If you decide on going for holidays in Rajasthan, the most vibrant state of India you will get to see the true grandeur of a bye gone era. It is truly an eclectic mix of majestic forts, magnificent palaces and palatial havelis. On the one hand you have vast stretches of undulating sand dunes while at the other you can retreat into the lap of nature, lining the serene lakes. Soak in the lush green forests and appreciate the amazing wild life. A long history of a rich culture and tradition beacons you. You can commence your foray into the state by checking out the Rajasthan Holidays package.
It would entail a visit to the following vistas;
A pleasant retreat set amidst lush green hills. It is indeed a green oasis amidst the barren desert landscape. Incidentally it is the only hill station in the whole of the arid state. The exquisite Dilwara Jain Temples make it an important pilgrimage centre. Besides the Jain Temple, the Gaumukh Temple, the Adhar Devi Temple, and the sunset points are couple of other attractions.
Located at some 330 kilometers from the state capital, Bikaner is famous for its camels, National Research Centre on Camels and the camel safaris. The Bikaner Fort, the Junagarh Fort are some of the major attractions. The other places of interest are the Lalgarh Palace and Museum, the Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum and the Gajnar Temple. A visit to the Karni Mata (The Rat Temple) is highly recommended while you are there.
Kumhalgarh is a palace – fort destination, with the erstwhile grandeur and elegance still intact. Kumbhalgarh’s chief claim to fame is as the birthplace of the great warrior King Rana Pratap. One of the last very few travel destinations in India, amid peaceful jungle and pristine beauty as it was centuries ago!! Wild life sanctuary and temples are the other attractions. Riding and Camping in the reserved forests around khubalgharh is variously enjoyed by enthusiasts.
Ranthambore National Park
Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, the Ranthambore Wild Life National Park is a perpetual delight for any wild life enthusiast. It is a Tiger Sanctuary, under Project Tiger, and Tiger sighting is quite frequent. Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity while you are enjoying your Holidays in Rajasthan. Some other animals besides the Tiger are Leopards, black bucks, hyenas. The birds spotted here are Indian Gray Hornbills, Common Kingfisher, Woodpeckers, pheasants etc.
Bundi is a small but magnificent town, dotted with palaces and forts, which have a fairy tale quality about them. It is an isolated and independent but picturesque location. The historical monuments, the serene lakes and the intricately carved brackets and pillars along with the artistic pictorial work add to the charming beauty of the place.
Udaipur is regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world, fondly referred to as the “Venice of the East”, famous for its captivating lakes, it is equally famous for its massive forts, museums, artistic temples, huge palaces, gardens, monuments and colorful festivals.
Popularly referred to as the pink city, it is famous for its colorful culture, seeped in history and deep-rooted traditions. The other things which are unique to the place are the festivals, the handicraft items, printed clothes, local sweet meats. A lot of tourist attractions make your visit worthwhile. Some of the prime attractions are the forts, the palaces and the temples, the Amber Fort, Govind DevJi Temple, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal are worth visiting, among a host of others.
The second largest city of Rajasthan is also called the “Sun City”, as it is blessed with bright and sunny weather through out the year. It is a very popular tourist destination dotted with scenic landscapes and mesmerizing panoramic views. Tourist attractions worth checking out are Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Umed Garden among others.
While you are in India, do find out the time for camel trekking in the arid wilderness. The camel safari is an unforgettable experience. Traversing the desert on the back of the ship of the desert transports you into a surreal world, as you penetrate deeper into the barren landscape, the solitude wraps around, the desert life leaves a lasting impression on your psyche, leaving you in a contemplative and reflective state of mind. All treks originate from either Jaisalmer or Bikaner in Rajasthan, best time is from November to March. The trek duration can range from a day or two to a week or even a month.
What make the Rajasthan vacation so beautiful is its connectivity with road rail and air routes. Jaipur also offers a unique chance to explore the astronomical observatory (Jantar Mantar). Apart from Jaipur the other cities of Jaipur are no less, having adorned by the former Kings and royals.These destinations make a perfect hideaway for people who wants to rejoice in the quaint and serene ambience.
The nature has lavishly splurged on Rajasthan and decorated the land in a delicate manner. There is a variety of Jewels in the treasure of Rajasthan for the tourists, but these are the ideal tourist spots which no one can resist visiting ; Udaipur ( the city of lakes and palaces ), Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Mandwa, Pushkar, Ajmer, Bundi, Kota, Chittorgarh, Ranthambhore, Alwar, Bharatpur etc. By going on Rajasthan holidays you are going for a whole new world.