Thursday, December 9, 2010
Rajasthan is one of the most colorful states of India. A land of forts, palaces, havelis and majestic cities Rajasthan casts its magic on every traveler. This state has so much to offer to the tourists that they will remember this experience for their entire life. Explore the marvels of the bygone era and make your holidays a memorable affair.
Forts and Palaces Tour:
Rajasthan is a state where you can find several forts and palaces located in every city. They are a true symbol of the rich historical past of this land. They reflect the royal heritage of Rajasthan and attracts thousands of travelers every year. These marvelous monuments tells us the stories of the bravery and the royal life style of the rulers of this state. Amer fort is the most popular fort of Rajasthan. Along with it tourists can also visit Jaisalmer fort, Mehrangarh fort, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh fort, Junagarh fort, Nahargarh and Kumbhalgarh forts.
The palaces of Rajasthan are also worth watching. They are the living example of the lavish and grand lifestyle of the Rajput rulers and royal families. The architecture of all these buildings is very magnificent and worth praising. They are like a jewel in the crown of this state. Lake Palace, Umaid Bhavan Palace, City Palace of Udaipur and Jaipur, Jal Mahal and Lalgarh Place are the most famous palaces of this state. They take us back into the golden era of the Rajput rulers.
The havelis of Rajasthan reminds of the glory of the past. These colorful, splendid havelis are a true testimony of the glorious period of the royal history of this land. They have kept alive the majestic cultural heritage of this state. Samode haveli in Jaipur, Salim Singh ki haveli in Jaisalmer, Piramel haveli and the havelis of Shekhawati are very famous among the travelers.
Rajasthan is a perfect destination for the wildlife enthusiasts. This state has a rich wilderness wealth and is also a home to different species of animals and birds. There are many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Rajasthan that help us in peeking into the natural habitat of these wild creatures. Ranthambore national park, Bharatpur bird sanctuary, Sariska wildlife sanctuary, Keoldeo Ghana and Dessert national parks are the ideal destinations to explore the wild world of this state.
Rajasthan is known as the land of several temples and dargahs. People of different religion live here in harmony. The temples of this state are not only an important religious center but they are also a feast for the eyes. These shrines and dargahs reflect the ancient cultural tradition of this state. Pushkar temple, Ajmer Sharif dargah, Galta temple, Jain temple, Birla mandir, Bikaner temples are some of the most visited pilgrimage centers of Rajasthan.
One can experience the true colors of Rajasthan during the celebrations of different festivals here. They offer an excellent opportunity to the tourists to have an experience of the culture and traditions of the people of this state. Some popular festivals that are celebrated here are Mewar festival. Marwar festival, Urs festival, Pushkar camel fair, Elephant and Dessert festivals.
Taste the delicious cuisines of this state and make your Rajasthan tour complete. Experiment with your taste buds and try the mouth watering delicacies like daal batti churma, Lal mans, mawa kachodi and different types of namkeens and chats.
When in Rajasthan spend your holidays like a royal Rajput prince or princess. Experience their luxurious way of living and their grand lifestyle. Explore this amazing state by planning a luxurious train tour of the Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajsathan on Wheels. These trains have all the modern amenities to make your travel comfortable. They are also a very popular tourist attraction of this state.
Visit Rajasthan and experience the most colorful and fun filled holidays of your life.