Rajasthan tour packages from Delhi gives a wonderful opportunity to know more about the ancient and rich heritage of India. Rajasthan, one of the major tourist spots of India. It is the largest state of the country and is well known for Rajasthan tourism. If we divide the word ‘Rajasthan’ into ‘Raj’ and ‘Sthan’, it turns out to be ‘Land of Kings’. It has the Thar Desert which is very vast. The Thar Desert is also named as the ‘Rajasthan Desert’ and ‘Great Indian Desert’. It shares a border with five more Indian states and Pakistani Provinces of Punjab. It is located in the northwest part of India. Rajasthan is home to Indus Valley Civilization. It is as old as Egypt and Mesopotamian. The ruins of civilization are still kept with great care. It signifies the foundation of the systematic development of Rajasthan and the achievements of their rulers. In fact, the management of these tourist spots also points out in the same direction of well-developed civilization. In the Rajasthan tour packages, we get to visit the largest city and the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur also. It was involved in India officially after 2 years of independence in 1949.
The major cities in Rajasthan holiday packages from delhi are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Pushkar, Kota, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Mount Abu, Ranthambore, Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur and Bikaner. Jaipur is the capital city; Jodhpur, the historical capital of Marwar and presently the second largest after Jodhpur; Kota, located on the banks of Chambal river and the coaching hub of the country; Bikaner, the fourth largest city and known for Bikaneri Bhujiya by other local states; Ajmer, one of the oldest cities and located at the heart of the state; last but not the least, Udaipur, the ‘City of Lakes’. Now let us see them one by one.
Cities to Visit in Rajasthan Travel Package
Out of all the major cities of Rajasthan, the first position is undoubtedly with Jaipur, the capital. In Jaipur, you can see numerous forts and palaces. The architecture is jaw dropping. The material used for them is tough. Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Central Museum, Ram Bagh Palace, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, etc are some world famous sites. There are temples, Bawaries, Gardens and Gates also in Jaipur that you can visit during budget Rajasthan tour packages.
The Govind Devi Ji Temple and Galtaji are two religious places. There are holy kunds, pavilions and many other things which are capable of giving delight to the eyes and pleasure to the heart. There is a small temple of Sun God, it is at the highest peak and it can be seen from all directions of the city.
The city of Jodhur, comes the next on Rajasthan tour itinerary. It is the second metro of the state. Thus it is sure that it holds the second position as far as population in the state is concerned. People are very excited about the forts and palaces in Jodhpur. Everyone knows about Jaipur as Pink City but from now onwards you know about Sun City and Blue City as well which is Jodhpur. The way pink color dominates Jaipur, similarly Jodhpur is dominated by Blue color, thus it is called as Blue City. The reason for calling it Sun City is that it is located in Thar Desert. The way it was built, there are long walls to protect the city. Jodhpur is near the centre of the state. This location makes it easily accessible by the local residents and tourists.
Kota is prominently known for the coaching classes for engineering and medical. Let me tell you what interests you as a tourist so that you don’t miss it while planning trip to Rajasthan from Delhi. There is Chambal Garden, beautiful Kishore Sagar Lake, Garh Palace, rare Godavari Dham Temple, Kota Zoological Park if you are inclined to academics, Maharao Madho Singh Museum and Kota Government Museum if you are fond of antique articles, Agamgarh Gurudwara Sahib and Jag Mandir if you believe in piousness, Kota Barrage, Darrah National Park if you want adventure, Hanging Rock Fountain which is one of its kind and many other tourist spots also.
The administrative headquarters is also not lagging in beautiful tourist attractions and calls for your attention on Rajasthan holiday packages. Before we start talking about the tourist spots, let us know about a very famous trend of celebrating Akshay Tritiya. This is celebrated as the foundation day of the city. People fly kites on the day. Imagine the site of colorful kites in the blue background of the sky. People are so excited that they fly kites from dawn to dusk for 2 days. The major cuisine is Rajasthani Food and the other snacks are ‘Bajre ka Khichda’ and ‘Imli ka Pani’. ‘Bajra’ is a grain and ‘Imli’ is tamarind.
The tourist spots of Bikaner are Junagarh Fort, Rao Bikaji’s Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace and among temples are Karni Mata, Mukam Bishnoi, Bhandasar Jain and Laxminath. Bikaner is especially known for animal husbandry. There are National Research Centers for Camels and Equines. There is a cow sanctuary also. Bikaner is one of the rarest cities that organize International Camel Festival.
Ajmer was earlier called as ‘Ajayameryu’. The literal meaning of ‘Ajaymeru’ is ‘Invincible Hills’, please do visit Ajmer on Rajasthan travel package and see how this city is naturally surround by hills and it was difficult for the enemies earlier to attack. It is Aravalli Mountains that surround it. The meaning of invincible is unbeatable.
Ajmer has been selected in National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), it was launched in 2015. Since Ajmer is a heritage city, the purpose of this scheme is to make urban planning, heritage conservation and economic growth move in one direction and urbanization can go along with heritage maintenance.
Ajmer is also selected as one of the cities for Smart City Mission Schemes of Government of India. So on Rajasthan Trip Package you are going to visit a Smart City. The enchanting historic places are Pushkar Lake, Taragarh Fort, Ajmer Sharif Dargah etc. The Ajmer Jain Temple or Soni Ji Ki Nasiyaan has a chamber made up of gold. It is called as Swarna Nagari, in English ‘City of Gold’. There is 1000kg gold used in building this chamber. There are Mayo College, Akbari Fort and Museum, Nareli Jain Temple, Anasagar Lake, Lake Foy Sagar and Prithviraj Smark.
Pushkar comes in the boundary of Ajmer. It is a pilgrimage for Hindus and Sikhs. Then we can understand it has many temples. Earlier it had over 500 temples. There are 2 Gurudwaras dedicated to Guru Nanak Singh Ji and Guru Gobind Singh Ji. 5-day Pushkar Fair must be attended during Rajasthan trip for 4 days which is held between late October and early November with Kartik Purnima. It includes 50,000 camels. Traders from many countries come here.
The ‘City of Lakes’ Udaipur and the historic capital of Mewar has Maharana Pratap Airport. So, if you are going to begin your journey as per Rajasthan Tour Itinerary, Udaipur can happen to be the first location and you would really have a great start. It is one of the favorite locations of Bollywood Film Makers. Shooting of many movies and songs have taken place here. The scenic beauty can attract all age groups and gives pleasure to the eyes. The five major lakes because of which it is called as the ‘City of Lakes’ is Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Swaroop Sagar Lake, Rangsagar and Doodh Talai Lake. However, there are 5 lakes in total. These five lakes have been made part of the project called as Restoration Project of National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) by Government of India.
Udaipur can not only be proud of its lakes, but also of historic palaces, galleries, gardens, temples, fairs, festivals, museums, scenic structures, etc.
Mount Abu is a refreshing hill station. You only need to take care of yourself if you get circular Ghats and in case you don’t go by air and feel dizzy. It has a domestic airport also. It falls in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi District of Rajasthan. Guru Shikhar is the highest mountain peak at 1,722m above the sea level. Rajasthan has a desert and Mount Abu is ‘an Oasis in the Desert’, because there are rivers, waterfalls, lakes and evergreen forests. There are Jain Temples, Dilwara Temples, and Hindu Temples. Do go to see the scenic beauty of sunset on Rajasthan travel package which was captured in the movie Qayamat se Qayamat Tak.