Interesting facts about Rajasthan Rajasthan, a state embellished with the rusty beauty of the golden sand has more to offer than the stereotypical deserted state. The indomitable spirit of the states has learned to adapt in the harsh conditions. The cluster of splendid forts, extensive sand dunes, serene lakes and varied species of flora and fauna, Rajasthan is truly incredible in its own way. Book Rajasthan Holidays to experience the unexplored and explore the hidden treasure of Rajasthan
Image Source: Maps Of India Though it’s difficult to interpret the incredibility of Rajasthan, here are some facts stating the peculiarity of the royal state. Rajasthan apparently means “the Place of Kings”. ‘Raja’ means “The King” and ‘Sthan’ means “the place”. It is the biggest state by area.
The Aravali Range of Rajasthan is the oldest mountain ranges of India. Also the Thar Desert of Rajasthan is the largest desert in India. You can book Rajasthan desert tour packages to enjoy the camel/jeep safari over the golden sand dunes.
Jaipur is the first planned city in India. Sawai Jai Singh II designed the blue print of the pink city with the guidance of architect – Purohit Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya.
Jantar Mantar of Jaipur, one of the five astronomical observatories made by Maharaja Jai Singh, has the world’s largest Sun Dial. This attraction can be visited during the Rajasthan Tour.
Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajasthan has the second longest wall after “The Great Wall of China”
Jaisalmer Fort, popularly known as The Golden Fort is the only fort in Rajasthan which houses the local residents within the massive ramparts.
Most of the cities of Rajasthan are color coordinated. Jaisalmer is known as the Golden city, Jaipur is known as The Pink City, Udaipur, the White City and Jodhpur, the Blue City
The important city of Indus valley Civilization, Kalibanga is a part of Rajasthan.
Inspite of the harsh environmental conditions, Rajasthan has few National Parks which are Ranthambore National Park, the prominent tiger reserve of Northern India, Sariska
Tiger Reserve, Keoladeo National Park, Fossil Park of Jaisalmer they all reflects the true combination of varied environmental conditions of Rajasthan. Enjoy the Rajasthan wildlife tour, where one can experience the enthralling Tigers
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Have you ever heard of worshipping a bike? Well in Rajasthan, anything is possible. At the Pali district, a Bullet Temple is built, dedicated to the bike. People worship this bike and consider it as a lord.
Udaipur city of Rajasthan is also known as “Venice of the East” for its splendid architectural arts with maximum number of artificial lakes that makes it heaven for honeymooners. Explore the real beauty of Udaipur during the Rajasthan trip for 7 days.
According to legends, Ravana’s chief wife Mandodari is believed to be from Rajasthan.
Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan, residence of royals of bygone era, is now considered as one of the most haunted places in the world.
It is believed that every part of Rajasthan is about sand but there are few parts in Rajasthan, which are full of greenery and plantations.
Rajasthan is popularly known for its royal treatment and grand hospitality for its guests. Embark on the luxury tours of Rajasthan to experience the luxurious stay at the 5 star hotels and resorts.
Rajasthan is the only state that offers the accommodation at the ancient heritage havelis which were the former residences of the Rajput rulers. Experience the stay at these havelis/ royal palaces along with witnessing the heritage site and then you will see the rich heritage of Rajasthan. You are treated like a king/queen during the stay, which is definitely an amazing experience for lifetime.
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In the villages of Rajasthan, still the old traditions and culture are well preserved and followed by old people. Rajasthan Village tour lets you experience the local rural life and enjoy a break in lap of mother’s nature and many more. With a lot of vivacious colors, and life in every bit, Rajasthan welcomes you in its magical land.
In Rajasthan, every festival is celebrated with so much fun, enthusiasm and laughter with equal the participation of kids, youngsters and old people. Festivals like Teej and
gangaur are the cultural festivals when women wear traditional dresses and whole family gathers to enjoy the celebrations. Rajasthan, a deserted hub of culture tradition and taste of India is beautiful in its own way. Experiencing the breathtaking beauty of the royal state will surely be something you donâ€™t want to miss. A Rajasthan Tour lets you experience the uniqueness with a touch of royalty is what you need for the upcoming vacations with varying options.