Rajasthan is a north – western Indian state bordering Pakistan. It is one of India’s largest states and is surrounded by five adjoining states. The state is known for its magnanimous forts and palaces and the rich cultural heritage of the Rajputana regime. Be it the palaces of its capital city Jaipur, or the forts of Jodhpur to the sand dunes of Jaisalmer to the sacred city of Pushkar or the Dilwara temples of Mount Abu. Rajasthan is one of the most touristic destinations of India.
The northwestern part of Rajasthan is covered mostly by the Thar desert , while the southwest peak is adorned by the Aravalli range. A large portion of the land in Rajasthan is covered under the desert. Rajasthan is also famous for its national parks and wildlife sanctuaries including the famous Ranthambore National Park, Bharatpur bird sanctuary and the Sariska Tiger reserve.
During your holidays to Rajasthan, you will also get to experience the artistic and cultural traditions, reflecting the ancient Indian way of living. The folk culture from the villages and the classical music is recognized worldwide. Rajasthani food is also very famous for its spices and flavor. The famous dishes include bajre ki roti, pyaaz Kachori, mirchi wada, laal maas, dal-bati-churma and much more. The main festivals include Makar Sankranti, Janmashtami, Teej, Holi and Deepawali.
The best time to visit Rajasthan is from October onwards till March, when the weather is pleasant for a perfect holiday to this royal Indian state.