Rajasthan, “The land of royalty,” is a place where the ancient and the modern coexist in complete harmony. It is the dream land for travelers who are interested in history, cultures, wildlife and the lifestyle of the people of the era gone by. The light that reflects off the golden sands engulfs a land renowned for its vibrant colors, fair and festivals, rich culture and craft, painted havelis, wildlife parks and sanctuaries – which is famous as tiger reserves & home for migrated birds, colorful bazaars, forts and palace that rise from the sands like mirage. The tourist attractions in Rajasthan are characterized by a charming mix color and an exotic aura that can dazzle any onlooker. It is among the richest states in the country as far as handicrafts are concerned.
Major Attraction in Rajasthan
Camel Safari – In the desert land of Rajasthan, you will see many grades of camel safaris, which cover a variety of routes. This is only one animal species is accorded the pride of the place and that is the camel. It is said that Jaisalmer is the birthplace of the Rajasthani camel safari. Camel is also Known as the ‘Ship of the Desert’, the camel still remains a favored means of transportation for the locals to cross the vast stretches of desert. Embark on a camel safari for some unforgettable memories of a lifetime. It provides a romantic opportunity to cross the barren sands on a ship of the desert, sleeping under the sky in the starlit night. kalyan chart
Pushkar Fair 2010 – Each year, it is the site of an amazingly colourful camel fair also known as Pushkar Fair. It is internationally known as colorful cattle fair in Rajasthan. This tourist’s place is self sufficient to complement the natural beauty. Pushkar Mela is not only famous for buying and selling of various livestock but competitions like “matka phod”, “bridal competition”, “camel race” and “longest moustache” which attracts thousands of tourists. The major places which attract the tourist all over the world are Varah Temple, Gayatri Temple, Puskar Holy Lake, Apteshwar Temple, Rose Garden, Brahma Temple, Ghats, etc.
Music and Dance – Rajasthan is culturally rich and has wide tradition in art and culture, which reflects Indian way life. The dance, music and art forms have been watchfully cultivated and patronized by the erstwhile courts. There is a great tradition of popular poetry, which is written under the rival banners of Turru and Kalangi. This is a sung in groups in Jikri, Kanhaiyya or Geet(of the Meenas), Hele-ke-Khyal and Bam Rasiya of Eastern Rajasthan. Group singing of classical bandishes, called the Dangal or taalbandi is also unique to this region. An equally rich and varied folk culture from villages is both fascinating & mesmerizing.
Rajasthani Dishes – Rajasthan is also equally popular for its unique, spicy and varied cuisine. For the royal Rajputs, one of the leading communities of Rajasthan, a meal is never complete without meat. They have mouthwatering dishes smothered in spices and chillies; almonds and cashew nuts like the soolas (grilled meat), Murgh mokul and the venison Kababs.
Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan – The renowned attractions of Rajasthan tourism are Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Central Museum, Jaigarh Fort, Kanak Valley all in Jaipur – the Pink City of India. Other places of interest of Rajasthan tourism are the City Palace Museum, Lake Pichola, Meharan Garh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Pushkar, Ranthambore wildlife, Sahelion Ki Bari, Shrinathji Temple, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada etc.