Rajasthan offers rich culture and traditions. Here is presented Rajasthan Travel Guide to make your journey to the place unforgettable.
The first thing to be known with Rajasthan Travel Guide is deciding the dates for arrival to the place and booking a flight for you accordingly. There is no hard and fast rule that which route should be chosen in Rajasthan but we suggest you begin your journey in southern Rajasthan. You can always start traveling from Udaipur and then can move to places situated in the north in an anti-clockwise direction. The first thing to be done when planning a visit to Rajasthan is booking a driver for you. Generally, travelers move from one city to other and booking a driver is the best way for it. It is true that trains and cabs are also available but they make the journey stressful. An added advantage of hiring a driver is he would be your guide as well throughout the journey.
During your stay in Udaipur for a couple of days, you have loads of places to visit and enjoy. The city of Udaipur is known as “Jewel of Mewar” and you can begin your journey with a visit to City Palace and Jagdish Temple. You can even enjoy a boat ride at Lake Pichola. It is advisable that one should go for boating only when you have enough time, as the view enjoyed boating is nothing extraordinary. Other prominent places that can be visited during the journey include renowned garden called Saheliyon Ki Bari, Fatehsagar Lake, and Sukhadiyan Circle. In the evening, you can come back to the City Palace for enjoying light show and Mewar Sound. The day would be completed with dinner at one of the best restaurants in the city like Ambrai Restaurant.
After Udaipur, you can move to a second largest city of Rajasthan called Jodhpur. The city is popularly known by the name “The Blue City”. You can take the route via Ranakpur and enjoy the architecture of Jain temples coming in the way. Some of the places that can be visited during your stay in Jodhpur include Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Museum, and Mehrangarh Fort. You can even visit local markets in Jodhpur in the afternoon.
Now it is time to visit Jaisalmer. The best place to visit in Jaisalmer is the Sam Sand Dunes and the best time to visit it during the afternoon. You can, in fact, go for camel riding at this tourist spot. Tented villages are there where one can enjoy dining and enjoying Rajasthani culture at its best.
Other places that could be visited for making the trip enjoyable are Jaisalmer Fort, Sonar Killa Fort, Jain temples, and Patwon Ki Haveli. The havelis are of course private residencies and you can admire the architecture of these buildings. Gadisar Lake is another place where you can visit.
The next destination is “ the manyCamel City of Rajasthan” or Bikaner. The best places to check out in Bikaner are Lalgarh Museum, Junagarh Fort, Gangasingji Museum much more. A camel breeding farm is also present that can be visited in afternoon.
The last city to visit is Jaipur or “The Pink City”. One can easily spend a couple of days in Jaipur by visiting some of the best forts and palaces of Rajasthan. The markets of Jaipur city are house to some of the best artifacts of Rajasthani culture and some of them include Johari Bazar and Bapu Bazar.
Once you are done traveling all the above-mentioned places and still left with some more time then various other options are available as well. Some of the places include Pushkar, Ajmer, and Ranthambore.
Luxury Train Tours in Rajasthan, India
Today, it is possible to go for a tour in Rajasthan in a train without troubling yourself. Some of the best train tours are as follows:
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
If you want to experience the royalty feeling of Rajasthan then it can be possible with The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. The train consists of luxurious cabins all covered with silks. The interior of the cabins has been made elegant by adding hues of ruby, pearl, and sapphire. If one talks about the furniture present inside the cabins then of course it is of best quality. Velvet bedspreads and wooden furniture are present in the cabins for offering utmost comfort to travelers on tours in Rajasthan. The journey in the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels begins with departure from Delhi and with gourmet dinner. Following it, two days are set for sightseeing in Jodhpur, one day in Udaipur for a boat ride and lastly a visit to city of Jaipur in Rajasthan. The tours with Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is of eight days during which visitors get a chance to visit places like Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra.
The Indian Maharaja Train
If one wants to avail the best tours in Rajasthan then it can be possible with The Indian Maharaja Train. The entire itinerary is planned for eight days and seven nights covering almost entire length of India. The journey of the train begins with Mumbai followed by Rajasthan to Delhi and finally stopping at Daulatabad. Other places included in the journey of The Indian Maharaj Train include Ellora and Aurangabad, Ajanta, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra. The train offers excursions at some of the best tourist sites in the country out of which one is Taj Mahal. The train includes a restaurant cabin where travelers can enjoy best quality Indian food. Afterwards, you can relax in your private bedroom cabin. The bedrooms have been designed in red by using the best furniture that reflects Indian royalty completely.
Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels consist of 14 coaches where in each of the coach are present four bedroom cabins. The bedrooms are decorated with elegant furniture and oil paintings to create an aura of royalty. The Palace on Wheels includes two restaurants that serve some of the best cuisines of the world. In addition to these restaurants there is one bar and lounge. The entire tour with the Palace on Wheels is planned for nine nights and ten days. The tour begins with Delhi moving to places like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur, and Agra.