Rajasthan

Rajasthan invites visitors of Come to My Land, the rich culture and ancient history of Rajasthan. Rajasthan is a perfect destination for honeymooners and family. It is known as the Land of Maharajas. Rajasthan folk dance and music, gigantic forts and palaces, spicy food, colorful and large turbans, extensive golden sand desert, camels and the pride of Rajasthani men, Moochh (Moustache) attract thousand visitors per year. Rajasthan is a land that ..

Description of Rajasthan

Rajasthan invites visitors of Come to My Land, the rich culture and ancient history of Rajasthan. Rajasthan is a perfect destination for honeymooners and family. It is known as the Land of Maharajas. Rajasthan folk dance and music, gigantic forts and palaces, spicy food, colorful and large turbans, extensive golden sand desert, camels and the pride of Rajasthani men, Moochh (Moustache) attract thousand visitors per year. Rajasthan is a land that offers great collection like Forts, palaces, havelis, wildlife, sand dunes, religious places, fairs and festivals, safaris, handicrafts, etc.  Thus it an incredible place to enjoy precious time with your friends and family. Rajasthan is one of the famous North Indian states and best destination for visitors of all ages. In the state have a number of fairs and festivals are celebrated by that age-old traditions. Amongst the most popular fairs and festivals are Gangaur, Elephant, Teej, Mewar, Marwar, Kite, Baneshwar and plenty of others that can be enjoyed around the year. The most attractive thing to talk about Rajasthan is architecture and royal culture of Rajasthan. The entire state is filled with Havelis and Forts the architecture majorly ornate the top tourist attractions. The most notable architectural structures like that of Amer Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Lake Palace, and Chittorgarh Fort are all famous forts in Rajasthan. We can find a large number of temples in the entire region Brahma Temple in Pushkar and Karni Mata Temple in Bikaner, Dilwara Jain Temple of Mount Abu and Ranakpur Temple along with Eklingji of Udaipur are the examples of Rajput temple architecture making the state best option for heritage travel.

History of Rajasthan

Rajasthan was partly part of the Vedic Civilisation and Indus Valley Civilization. Kalibangan, in Hanumangarh district, was a major provincial capital of the Indus Valley Civilization. Matsya Kingdom of the Vedic civilisation of India is said to roughly correspond to the former state of Jaipur in Rajasthan and included the whole of Alwar with portions of Bharatpur. The capital of Matsya was at Viratanagar which is said to have been named after its founder king Virata. Bhargava identifies the two districts of Jhunjhunu and Sikar and parts of Jaipur district along with Haryana districts of Mahendragarh and Rewari as part of the Vedic state of Brahmavarta. Bhargava also locates the present day Sahibi River as the Vedic Drishadwati River, which along with Saraswati River formed the borders of the Vedic state of Brahmavarta. Manu and Bhrigu narrated the Manusmriti to a congregation of seers in this area only. Ashrams of Vedic seers Bhrigu and his son Chavan Rishi, for whom Chyawanprash was formulated, were near Dhosi Hill part of which lies in Dhosi village of Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan and part lies in Mahendragarh district of Haryana. The Western Kshatrapas (405–35 BC), the Saka rulers of the western part of India, were successors to the Indo-Scythians and were contemporaneous with the Kushans, who ruled the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. The Indo-Scythians invaded the area of Ujjain and established the Saka era (with their calendar), marking the beginning of the long-lived Saka Western Satraps state.

Weather of Rajasthan

Winter – October to March

Winter is the best time to visit Rajasthan as this when the temperature is at its lowest level. The weather is best to go for sightseeing and nights are relatively cool. If tourists want to explore the desert regions like Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Bikaner, so winter is the best time in Rajasthan. All the festivals of Rajasthan take place in winter, and the best time to enjoy adventure activities.

Summer – April to June

Maximum area of Rajasthan is dominated by the Thar Desert; the climate will be hot and humid. In summer months, the temperature is very hot about 48º C, but the beauty of sparkling Thar desert shining under scorching sun rays is beautiful.

Monsoon- July to September

The monsoon is a good time to go for holiday in Rajasthan. In the monsoon season, one would notice a sudden change in the landscapes as it looks like the desert is touched by the magic wand. Tourists planning a trip during the monsoon season then they must visit destinations in Rajasthan are Bundi, Udaipur, and Keoladeo National Park.

Best Time to Visit Rajasthan

Rajasthan can be visited throughout the year as the state offers a range of things to its visitors at its different tourist destinations that include Heritage site and pilgrimage sites, wildlife safaris, varied fairs and festivals. People of all ages can enjoy there as it has something for everyone to compliment their interests. The monsoon is a good time to go for a holiday in Rajasthan. And winter is the best time to visit Rajasthan as this when the temperature is at its lowest level. The weather is best to go for sightseeing and nights are relatively cool. If tourists want to explore the desert regions like Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Bikaner, so winter is the best time in Rajasthan. All the festivals of Rajasthan take place in winter, and the best time to enjoy adventure activities.

How to reach Rajasthan

Rajasthan is well connected by many national highways. Most renowned being NH 8, which is India's first 4–8 lane highway Rajasthan also has an inter-city surface transport system both in terms of railways and bus network. The State is well connected by air, rail and road all the main cities of India.

By - Air
There are three main airports at Rajasthan - Jaipur International Airport, Jodhpur Airport, Udaipur Airport. These airports connect Rajasthan with the major cities of India such as Delhi and Mumbai.
By - Rail
Rajasthan is connected with the main cities of India by rail. Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Abu Road and Udaipur are the principal railway stations in Rajasthan. Kota City is the only Electrified Section served by three Rajdhani Expresses and trains to all major cities of India.

By - Road
Rajasthan is well connected by road to the main cities of the country like Delhi, Ahmedabad and Indore by State and National Highways and served by Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and Private Operators.

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