In: Travel & Leisure5 Mar 2013
The northern part of India is where the illustrious state of Rajasthan lies.You can find this state with historical buildings and landmarks, as well as other cultural significance such as colorful festivals and traditions. And so, one can say that a trip to Rajasthan is a trip that is not like other, it needs to be experienced to fully appreciate its beauty. One can see the royal palaces and forts along with desert safaris, wildlife sanctuaries and fine dining and cuisine. In a nutshell Rajasthan can be defined as the Region of enormous natural exquisiteness, ethnic culture, blissful sites and courtliness.
There are quite a lot of tours that one can undergo when looking to enjoy the trip, you could go to a wildlife tour and enjoy the company of birds and other exotic animals from the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary or if you are looking for a peaceful walk in the sunset, the famous Ranthambore National Park will surely quell your thirst for natural wonders. The Region of Rajasthan is known for its majestic forts and Palaces so one consider the Rajasthan Forts and Palaces tour where you will discover the Havelis of Jaipur, the Havelis of Jaisalamer and the royal Havelies of Shekhawati the capital city of the state Rajasthan.
The famous Forts and Palaces are Lake Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Junagarh Fort in Bikaner, Chittaurgarh Fort and Jaisalmer Fort and Mehrangarh Fort in Udaipur. The Amer Fort also known as the Amber Fort is must view in the Region. The fort can be easily approached either by tourists or road could even take an elephant ride to the Fort which will really an enjoyable experience.
Rajasthan Camel safari which will take you along the sand dunes of Sam Sand dunes and Thar Desert in Rajasthan is quite popular among the tourists that are located at a distance of about forty two kilometers from Jaisalmer city. The well-known cities to discover on your visit to Rajasthan are Jodhpur, Mount Abu, Udaipur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Jaisalmer and Jaipur.
The Rajasthan Festivals and Fairs are filled with splendor and colors. The Pushkar fair, the Desert festival of Jaisalmer, the Nagaur fair, the Camel festival of Bikaner, the summer festival of Mt. Abu and the Marwar festival of Jodhpur are very admired among the vacationers. The Pushkar Fair which is celebrated in the month of November and is sight of glowing colors of joy, lively events and massive crowds to enjoy the commemorated Pushkar fair.
You can even undertake the tour to Rajasthan the region which denotes the long lasting legacies of the ancient times by Luxury trains like the the Indian Maharaja, the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, the Heritage on Wheels and Palace on Wheels. The Palace on Wheels starts from New Delhi Train Station where the visitors are welcomed in the traditional way and takes you across the different cities of the fascinating state of Rajasthan. It is week – long memorable journey of a life time. On the other hand the Heritage On wheels is a new Luxury train which mainly covers heritages places like Castles, Havelies of the cities of Jaipur and Bikaner.