Rajasthan Travel Guide


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Steeped in tales of chivalry and romance, and famous for its striking desert landscape, massive forts, and fabulous palaces, Rajasthan represents, for many, the quintessential India. With the legendary cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Jaisalmer, built by the mighty Rajput warriors, and the indigenous tribal and artisan communities, Rajasthan is a unique combination of royal and tribal India.


Rajasthan Hotels

The most opulent hotels in India—and perhaps in the world—are in Rajasthan. You can literally live like a king in one of... read more


Rajasthan Restaurants

Rajasthan's culinary traditions are heavily influenced by its desert setting and in some parts of the state, sweets open the... read more

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Rajasthan Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Rajasthan

    Appreciate Jaipur's Pink architecture: Dusty-pink Jaipur is the gateway to Rajasthan's beautiful palaces, forts, culture, and... Read more

  • Eating Well in Rajasthan

    A major part of Rajasthan is also known as Marwar (literally "the land of dead" because not much grows there), and traditional cuisine... Read more

  • Camels: Ships of the Desert

    Taking a camel ride in the Thar desert is one of the most unforgettable experiences of a trip to India. If you can, start off before... Read more

  • Rajasthan's Holy Sites

    Although Rajasthan is best known for its forts, palaces, and desert expanses, this huge state is also home to some of India's most... Read more

  • Shopping in Rajasthan

    When it comes to shopping, Rajasthan has something for everyone. From elegant silk saris to kitschy wooden camels, even the most frugal... Read more

  • Festivals in Rajasthan

    The dates of most of Rajasthan's festivals are determined using the Hindu calendar, so timing varies from year to year. Pushkar's Camel... Read more

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