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Rajasthan Travel Guide

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Plan Your Rajasthan Vacation

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.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Appreciate Jaipur's Pink architecture Dusty-pink Jaipur is the gateway to Rajasthan's beautiful palaces, forts, culture, and food.
  2. Marvel at the diversity of Rajasthan's landscapes You can travel from the golden sand dunes in Jaisalmer to Udaipur's lovely Lake Pichola, which is set against the Aravali mountains.
  3. Admire the Massive Mehrangarh Fort Standing dramatically on a hill, this massive fort is one of Jodhpur's most imposing treasures.
  4. Make a palace your home Spend a night in one of the many opulent palaces and forts that have been converted into heritage hotels around Rajasthan.
  5. Go on a shopping spree Hopefully, there's room in your suitcase for the jewelry, clothes, fabric, carpets, leather-bound journals, silver, and everything else that has caught your eye—or buy an extra bag to hold your goodies.

When To Go

When to Go to Rajasthan

High Season: October to February

The high season for Rajasthan officially begins in October, though the large Spanish tour groups be...

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