Culturally vibrant and historically wonderful, Rajasthan is rightly termed as the land of royals. This majestic Indian state takes you on a rollercoaster ride into the history where you experience the wonders of its splendid forts and palaces. Book Rajasthan Holiday Packages and get amazed by the list of stories echoing in its streets till date. Every city here has its own unique flavour that tells you so much about its historical extravaganza.
People & Culture of Rajasthan
Locals of Rajasthan have a deep fascination for their cultures. They take pride in their history and lure many to plan holidays to Rajasthan. You can spot local women wearing colourful cotton ‘ghagras’ (skirts) with flamboyant colour dupattas which add more colours to the state’s backdrop. Men here wear colourful turbans and have big moustaches representing their pride. Rajasthan have a love for their folk music and dance which show in all their fairs and festivals. Browse through the street markets of the state and spot locals indulging in the manufacturing of clay, ivory and brass products apart from Rajasthan textiles like tie and dye, block printing, etc.
Forts & Palaces in Rajasthan
Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan are true masterpieces. They are grand in nature and make many jaws drop with their unmatched architecture. Jaipur, the pink city, is also the capital of Rajasthan. Here you can explore the grandest fort ever, the Amber Fort sitting on a hill top. Travellers booking Rajasthan holiday packages love taking an elephant ride to reach this fort. Other popular forts of Jaipur city include City Palace, Jaigarh Fort and Hawa Mahal.
Udaipur is another grand city of the state known for its lake palaces. The City Palace and Lake Palace here look radiant during evening hours when they outshine and cast beautiful shadows on the lake waters. City Palace has a typical Rajput military architecture and Mughal-style décor whereas the Lake Palace looks like a dream, standing on Lake Pichola.
Other must visit forts that must be covered by those booking Rajasthan Holiday Packages include Jaisalmer Fort, Chittorgarh Fort Junagarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort as well as Umaid Bhavan Palace.
A holiday to royal Rajasthan remains unfulfilled unless one takes a desert safari experience here. A desert safari amidst the glittering Thar Desert is the most pleasurable activity where you stay in luxury camps and enjoy local dance forms and music with delectable Rajasthani food.
How to Reach Rajasthan
The major airport of the state is in Jaipur serving both domestic and international flights. Domestic flyers booking Rajasthan Holiday Packages can fly to Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur domestic airports as well. Rajasthan has a great train network linking the state with major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, etc. Road travel is also a preferred choice of travellers as roads of Rajasthan are well maintained.
Getting Around in Rajasthan
Travelling within the state is great fun as it makes you feel like a local. Travellers may find abundance of buses, cycle-rickshaws, taxis as well as urban trains which are cheap but hassle free options to reach everywhere in Rajasthan.