Lying in northwestern India and sprawling across a whopping area of around 342239 sq km, the Indian state of Rajasthan is known all over the world for its glorious history, colourful culture, bountiful wildlife, and warm hospitality. Welcoming all kinds of tourists with its melodic greeting “Padharo Mhare Desh”, the “Land of Kings” introduces its visitors to its ancient royal grandeur and opulence.
The beauty of the flamboyant state of Rajasthan can be credited to its enchanting folk dance and music, majestic palaces and hill forts, flavoursome and spicy food, vast golden sandy desert, friendly camels, and colourful traditional attires. The state’s age-old temples, alluring art and crafts, and vibrant fairs and festivals also contribute equally to its unmatched charm and allure.
The largest state of India, Rajasthan lures millions of national as well as international travellers every year with its abundant attractions. While the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur attracts tourists with its heritage buildings, the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur enchants visitors with its photogenic lakes. Bikaner propels travellers with its renowned Camel Festival, while Sawai Madhopur lures tourists with its rich wildlife population.
While in Rajasthan, the travellers can be sure to enjoy a truly exhilarating, action-packed desert holiday. While the shopaholics can shop their heart out for Meenakari jewellery, marble handicrafts, leather items, semi-precious stones, and lac bangles, the adrenaline seekers can go trekking in Mount Abu. The honeymooners can enjoy romantic boat rides on the mesmerizing lakes of Udaipur, while the history and architecture buffs can go explore the palaces and forts of Jodhpur.
Rajasthan state generally experiences an arid or semi-arid climatic condition with significantly hot temperatures throughout the year. The most ideal time for visiting Rajasthan is during the winter season (October to February) when the weather is pleasant during the daytime and cool at night.