Rajasthan is the jewel in India’s crown. From fairy-tale palaces and epic forts to colorful festivals and wildlife encounters, this is India at its vibrant best. Rajasthan is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region. Rajasthan in literal terms means “Land of Kings” or “King’s Abode”.
The geographic features of Rajasthan are the Thar Desert and the Aravalli Range, which runs through the state from southwest to northeast. Thar Desert, also called Great Indian Desert, arid region of rolling sand hills is located partly in the state of Rajasthan
22nd December to 29th December 2018
Thane – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Thar Desert – Sam – Munabao – Ahmedabad – Thane
Places to visit en route
Udaipur: formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residence
Jodhpur: is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Set on on a rocky outcrop, its 15th-century Mehrangarh fort overlooks the walled city, where many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue.
Jaisalmer: is a former medieval trading center and a princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the “Golden City,” it’s distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture
Kumbhalgarh Fort, City Fort Udaipur, Mehrangarh Fort, Golden city Fort Jaisalmer
Om Bhunna (Bullet Baba) Temple, Royal Cenotaph, Tonot Mata
The Great India Desert: Thar Desert, the huge unending expanse of burning hot sand is spread over four states in India, namely Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Gujarat, and two states in Pakistan. Deriving its name from ‘thul’ denoting the sand ridges of the region, Thar stands divided between Sindh region in Pakistan and Rajasthan in India.
Family, Kids and Furry Friends
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