Celebrated in legend and history, this romantic state is known for the bravery of its great warriors and builders of glorious forts and palaces. The vibrant colors of Rajasthan seen in the sunset over the desert dunes, grand sandstone forts, sparkling gemstones, exquisite miniature paintings and traditional ornaments and clothing of the people, are a celebration of their passion for life.
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Share this passion, as you experience the luxury of a maharaja's palace, wander through the forts and cities of Rajasthan - Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh - rich with history and romance.
You can hear stories of great battles and gallantry from days gone by, join in the melodious folk music and dances of the people, browse though the markets for colourful textiles and unique artifacts, ride a camel across the rolling sand dunes, watch a tiger in its natural habitat in Ranthambore or Sariska, see a peacock dance with its tail spread out like a jeweled fan, be transported back to an earlier romantic time, when you travel on a journey to Rajasthan.
How to reach Rajasthan
Rajasthan in Northwestern India is easily accessible by air, rail and road.
Air: Rajasthan is well connected by air with almost all the major cities of India. A number of airlines both, government as well as private have regular flights connecting the state with rest of the country. The four airports of the state are, Sanganer in Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Kota.
Rail: Rajasthan is well connected by a good network of railway lines to almost all the places of interest in the country. The best option is obviously, the Palace on Wheels, one of the most luxurious trains in the world. The Palace on Wheels starts in Delhi and takes its passengers to the following destinations: Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra. It returns to Delhi to end its journey.
Road: Traveling by road is a convenient way to visit Rajasthan. A good number of Government and private buses ply to the state connecting it with nearby places such as Delhi and Agra. Taxis and other vehicles are also available on hire from many places to the state.