Rajasthan

Roadside folk singer, Rajasthan

Roadside folk singer, Rajasthan

Location & description

Situated in north-west of India, Rajasthan is extremely popular among tourists including Indians as well as foreigners primarily because of its rich heritage and desert culture.

It has a large variety of wonderful destinations that include Palaces such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer; forts such as Jaipur, Chitorgarh, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Kumbhalgarh; national parks and tiger reserves such as Ranathambore and Sariska; and of course Deserts in Jaisalmer and lakes in Pushkar and Udaipur.

How to Reach

Rajasthan is very well connected by Railways and airports (Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur). From Delhi it is very easily accessible by railway and road.

Planning a trip in Rajasthan

It is impossible to see everything in a single trip. Depending on total time available decide how many places you would like to see. One very popular route followed by many tourists is the Delhi-Agra-Jaipur triangle which can be done in a week. The itinerary we followed in 14 days is given below just to give an idea. 

Udaipur – 4 nights (did day trips to Nathdwara, Haldighati and Chitorgarh from here)

Mount Abu – 2 nights

Jodhpur – 2 nights

Jaisalmer – 2 nights

Jaipur – 3 nights (did a day trip to Ajmer and Pushkar).

Links

The following websites offer useful information on Rajasthan.

Rajasthan tourism govt: http://tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation: http://rtdc.tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/

Rajasthan tourism: https://www.erajasthantourism.net/

Shopping

Rajasthan is a paradise for shoppers. It offers an enormous variety of printed sarees, dress materials, puppets, jewellery, gemstones, embroidered bedcovers, wall hangings, paintings and so many other items.  You may like to carry a foldable tote bag to carry all the extra items that you will invariably end up purchasing here.

Map

Rajasthan
India
26° 54' 44.7624" N, 75° 47' 14.1756" E
IN