Marvelous landscapes, arid desert with palaces towering in dignity trying to enrich its history, colorful dress of the turbaned men and sari clad women representing their enthralling culture, sun kissed sand dunes – yes, this talk is about The Land Of Kings, ‘Rajasthan’!
Rajasthan is the epitome of Royalty. Rajput’s, who were greatly known for their heroism, ruled this land for a very long time. The wonderful monuments, forts stand still and beautiful even today making the world aware of its enriching history.
Let’s take a glimpse at this vibrant, delightful and royal land.
- Thar Desert:
‘Great Indian Desert’ or ‘Ocean Of Sands’ is located at the western part of Rajasthan and is rich in flora and fauna. Dune Bashing and Camel Safari are the experiences not to be missed while exploring the charm and beauty of Thar Desert. Royal camping in sand dunes will let you bond with the desert in a magical way.
Beautiful structures, mesmerizing edifices, stunning architecture are spread all around the state; these unique palaces narrate a different story about its kings, queens, kingdom and culture. Lake Palace, Hawa Mahal, Umaid Bhavan, City Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Udai Vilas Palace, Amber Palace and many more are stunning examples of Rajput artistry.
One can find many royal forts in the state that will enchant anybody through its structural beauty and aesthetic ambience. Jaigarh Fort, Amber Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Junagarh Fort and Chittaurgarh Fort are some of the breathtaking monuments one must see.
Rajasthan cuisine offers amazing mouthwatering varieties of food. Cuisine here is mainly influenced based on available source of food from arid land, water scarcity and no green vegetables. Food that used to last for many days became a major part of their meals. Dal Bhati and churma, Alwar ka mawa, Mirchi Bada, Kesar Murgh, Papad Sabzi, Shahi Ghatte will leave your tummy saying ‘Enough’ but your mouth will never listen! Royal cuisine of Rajasthan is highly loved for its distinctive food.
- Wild Life:
Royal state is a safe haven for a wide colorful variety of animals and birds. There are 5 famous national parks and more than 20 famous wildlife sanctuaries. One cannot miss a visit to Ranthambore National Park, Keoladeo National Park, Bassi Wild Life Sanctuary, Desert National Sanctuaryand Jaisamand Sanctuary. These fascinating parks are open for tourists all around the year but may remain shut during undesired climatic conditions.Image Source
The royalty is very well conserved in the people of Rajasthan and in the heavenly forts and palaces. Enduring the harsh desert winds and rebelling against the burning sun, people have stood steadfast and have protected their rulers during wars and today the result of this; we can see their rich heritage, culture and magnificent architecture. Many forts and palaces have been converted into heritage hotels where the tourists can enjoy the feel of royal life. Experience the magic of India’s Imperial life by giving a visit to the Royal Rajasthan!