Are you planning to visit the opulent heritage and royal charm of Rajasthan on this vacation?! Studded with stunning palaces, majestic forts and vast expanses of desert, the rugged yet inviting landscape of Rajasthan takes you through the glorious and grandeur past of Indian royalty! Let's see 7 travel tips for Rajasthan which are things to remember while touring Rajasthan.
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1. Stay duration !
Rajasthan is the largest state in India. The major cities in Rajasthan are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, of which Jaisalmer is the furthest off. It takes around a 10 hour journey from Jaipur, 9 hour journey from Udaipur and 5 hour journey from Jodhpur to reach Jaisalmer. Plan your trip accordingly!
2. Best time to visit !
You got to be lucky because the months from October - February are the best months to visit Rajasthan. Since summers are very hot in this desert state do avoid travelling during that time. Already packed your bags?!
3. Explore Rajasthan on wheels!
Though there is point to point rail connectivity, Rajasthan is best experienced on wheels! While traversing in between the major cities, several smaller towns could be spotted which are unique in their own regards. Take for instance, the route between Jodhpur and Udaipur which has Kumbhalgarh and Ranakpur. You can stop by at Pushkar or Ajmer en-route Jaipur- Jodhpur.
4. The delectable cuisines!
The delectable cuisines of Rajasthan are definitely worth a try! The unusual cuisine has plenty to offer a foodie.
Shopping in Rajasthan is bliss! The colourful traditional outfits is a treat for your eyes. Traditional Indian artefacts are also available in plenty. Street shopping here is great and when you buy the , Rajasthani bed-spreads or white metal artefacts, choose to buy from Govt. authorised handlooms and shops.
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6. Cultural hotspots
The cultural heritage of this desert state is simply astounding! The Choki Dhani cultural village in Jaipur, the Desert Safari camps in Jaisalmer, Bagore ki Haveli in Udaipur etc. are some of the main cultural hotspots. Rajasthani folk dance and puppet shows are the other highlights of this place.
The royal state of Rajasthan has a variety of staying options. Stay at heritage properties here- palaces converted into hotels- is simply a unique experience! Smaller Havelis and local home-stays are also available in plenty which gives you a glimpse into the Rajasthani culture.
These are the tips to remember while travelling to Rajasthan. Hope these 7 Travel tips for Rajasthan come handy for you while visiting this prestigious and glorious land! Happy travelling :)