Tours to Rajasthan
The history of Rajasthan goes back to 5000 years and boasts a heritage as
rich as its landscape, from the grand palaces, rugged forts to countryside.
Rajasthan is also known as Rajputana, as earlier it was ruled by the rulers
of Rajput clans. The state rose into prominence during 6th century, when
Rajput rulers established their kingdoms in different parts of North India.
Rajputs were able to reduce the influence of Mughals, though some states
were under the control of Mughlas. But with the decline of Mughals during
18th century, the Rajputs regain their power and became independent. During
19th century, some regions of Rajasthan became provinces of British India.
Later in independent India, it became a state of Indian Union.
Rajasthan Cities :
The legacy of Rajputs can be experienced by visiting different cities of
Rajasthan with unique culture and numerous historic monuments including
forts, palaces, havelis & temples. Some of the major cities of this
mystical and magical land of Rajasthan are :
of Rajasthan Tourism :
Tours to Rajasthan offers numerous historic monuments including forts, palaces,
havelis and temples, which symbolise its rich cultural heritage. Umaid
Bhawan Palace, Jaisalmer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Lake Palace, City Palace of
Udaipur & Jaipur, Jantar Mantar observatory are some of the famous
historic monuments which are worth visiting. Besides, one can visit several
wildlife sanctuaries like the popular Ranthambore National Park, Bharatpur's
Keoladeo Ghana National Park that are best for wildlife enthusiast. The
state also attracts tourists for its numerous fairs and festivals.
Shopping in Rajasthan :
Rajasthan is a shoppers paradise for its varieties of shopping items. It
has a superb range of shops, catering to every taste and pocket. It is one
of the richest in the country as far as the handicraft items are concerned.
Its shops are popular for its items made of stone, clay, leather, wood,
ivory, lac, glass, brass, silver, gold and textiles. Tourist can choose from
a large variety of display, and at very affordable price.
Festivals in Rajasthan :
The land of Rajput known for its colourful fairs and festivals all over
India. There is fairs for every religious occasion, every change of season
and every harvest reflecting its rich tradition and culture. Festivals of
all religions are celebrated with much fanfare and with a local flavour.
Some of the major festivals of Rajasthan are:
» Pushkar Festival -
City Pushkar - during the month
of October and November.
» Nagaur Fair -
City Nagaur - during the month of
January & February.
» Camel Festival -
City Bikaner - in the month of
» Desert Festival -
City Jaisalmer - during January
» Gangaur Festival -
All over Rajasthan - during the