Rajasthan – A tryst with royalty

When you think of India, Rajasthan is probably the first word to come to your mind, after the Taj Mahal of course! It’s known for its massive forts, culturally and historically rich cities, and, being very tourist friendly. Rajasthan is surrounded by the Great Indian Desert and the Aravali ranges -the nation’s oldest hills. The valour of the ancient Rajputs and the impressions wrought by the Mughal invasions have moulded its history. A land of little water, Rajasthan’s response to its arid climate has been the creation of the beautiful lakes, tanks and step-wells.

To combat the lack of colour in their environment, the people showcase colourful and vibrant clothing. This can also be seen in the sheer variety of handicrafts, art, cloth and semi-precious stones that are sold in its curious bazaars and stores.

Other than the historical forts and colour-coded cities (blue, pink and gold), you can also find a national park replete with tigers, a religious and spiritual oasis, and a chance to explore the desert. Rajasthan also offers a great range of hotels, from charming home stays (Hem Guest House, Jodhpur) to luxury heritage hotels (Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur). This is probably the reason why every third international traveller in India tours Rajasthan.

We at India Someday have experienced the beauty of Rajasthan firsthand and would love to help you share it.

City Palace, Udaipur City Palace, Udaipur

 

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