Are you planning to visit Rajasthan, “the land of kings”? Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and tourists come around the world to explore the beauty of this royal state. Rajasthan will take you on the ride of glorious and grandeur past of Indian royalty. The state gives you much more to explore so, before you plan to visit Rajasthan there are many things that you need to know about and make your travel plan accordingly. Here are some travel tips for Rajasthan that will help you to explore more and come back with memorable moments.
Duration of Stay
Rajasthan has four major cities that you must visit Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer. At-least 2 nights are require for each of this place as the cities have much more to explore which requires this much of time. So, you can consider that it will take a week to explore beauty of Rajasthan. If you are planning for a road trip then you can add one or two more days as there are many sights that you may want to stop while crossing.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit in Rajasthan is from October to March. Rajasthan is the driest state of India and the weather is usually hot in summer days. So, you can visit Rajasthan between these 6 months.
Palaces and Forts
Rajasthan is famous tourist destination and known for its royal palaces, majestic forts and Havelis. The state has infinite numbers of palaces and forts to visit. It is not possible to visit all but there are some which you should never miss when in Rajasthan like Amer fort – Jaipur, Jaigarh fort – Jaipur, Hawa Mahal – Jaipur, City Palace – Jaipur, Jal Mahal – Jaipur, Mehrangarh fort – Jodhpur, Chittaur Fort-Chittaurgarh, Umaid Bhawan Palace – Jodhpur, City Palace – Udaipur, Lake Palace – Udaipur and much more.
Along with getting all the Indian cuisines you will get traditional Rajasthani cuisines that are worth to try. You must not miss to try the Rajasthani foods which are easily available in every restaurant. There you will also get a special platter 'Rajasthani Thali'. This has special varieties of curries, pickles, paratha, sweets, etc. that would delight one and all.
Dessert festival is annual event of Rajasthan that is held in the month of February in Jaisalmer. There you can see the exhibit of arts and culture of Rajasthan.
If you came to Rajasthan and you haven't ride on camel then you have did nothing. So, you must go for camel safari to enjoy the real part of Thar dessert in Rajasthan. One of the most popular places for camel safaris is Jaisalmer. Some can also enjoy it in Bikaner.
One of the most pleasurable experiences while travelling in Rajasthan is shopping. From colorful apparels to traditional artifacts like decor pieces, lamps, bags, traditional shoes, jewelries, etc. You will find a lot of street shopping. Remember when shop from street vendors, don't forget to bargain the price or you must shop from the authorized handloom shops for the original prices.
These are some tips for Rajasthan trip. And when we are talking about tips then here is another tip for you that when you book a tours and travels company for offering you best travel experience then you must go with a licensed and authorized company. So, book a Rajasthan tour operator for exploring the incredible Rajasthan.