Rajasthan, the word itself – articulates royalty. The state is not only known for the rich palaces like the Umaid Bhavan Palace of Jodhpur, which shoots right on top of the list as India’s best hotel and 3rd best in the world. But also culturally rich cities like – Jaipur, Udaipur or Bikaner, which are globally famous for their uniqueness. Here are the essential points one should focus on before exploring this culturally-rich state. Let’s dive into one of the best travel itineraries of Rajasthan.
Points To Brood Over –
Travel Tip 01: Best Time To Visit
As we all know, Rajasthan lies in the northwestern part of India, comprising arid and semi-arid regions. As a matter fact, the best time for you will be in the winters (from mid-October to February). This travel itinerary to Rajasthan suggests you to visit the state during winters. Not to mention, the summer’s scorching heat will surely roast you like a tandoori chicken (pun intended).
Travel Tip 02: Expected Expenses in Rajasthan
Travelling to Rajasthan and taking in all the authentic and regal culture; what this state offers is uniquely humble and pocket-friendly. If you are looking for a fairly stay, nothing fancy or extravagant then, your per day stay will range about 1194 INR (16$). Where average hotel expenses in Rajasthan for two is around 1338 INR (18$), as a solo traveller can stay in just 669 Rupees.
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Travel Tip 03: Ticket Bookings
In today’s tech-savvy world, booking tickets is a no brainer. Here is one site that will help to explore your options. Just make sure that the travel site is authentic and, the trip covers all the places you want to visit. Furthermore, you can also get private cabs to roam around the state.
Travel Tip 04: Basic Preparation
People here are amicable and well help you without even batting an eyelid. You don’t even have to worry about the language barrier as most of them speak both – Hindi and English. Make sure you plan your day. And have all the necessities with you all the time. Carry ample of water if you are on a Rajasthani desert safari. Beside, keep your glares, hat & scarf with you – a perfect toolkit for a sunny day.
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Travel Tip 05: Things To Avoid
There are some things which might take a toll on your exciting trip to Rajasthan – First, try and avoid travelling in the summer season. Second, if you don’t have the gut to digest spicy food, avoid it. Try some of Rajasthan’s street food. But, don’t stress over it much as Rajasthani scrumptious sweets are ready for your rescue and you’ll surely enjoy those. Third, if you don’t have your commune try to avoid late-night outings, especially when you are in remote areas. Transportation services won’t be available by then.
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Travel Tip 06: Roaming Around The State
Once you are in the city, take local cabs, tuk-tuks and taxis to experience the local essence of the city you wish to explore. Beware of the overcharging, especially the SUVs you hire for sightseeing. Treat your eyes by taking enthralling road trips and immerse yourself into the stunning wilderness of the state. Furthermore, if you wish the royal spirit of Rajasthan, book your tickets for the Palace on Wheels, a luxurious train travel – a week-long journey through the interiors of Rajasthan.
Travel Tip 07: What’s In Store For Nature Lovers?
It’s a misconception that being a hot, dry and arid place, Rajasthan won’t have much in store for nature lovers. But to the contrary, the state has 14 different national parks coupled with wildlife sanctuaries for display. These are natural habitats for animals like tigers, leopards, wild boars, nilgai and hyenas. Not only animals, but for birds, Rajasthan has the Keoladeo Ghana National Park – Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Home to around 230 diverse avian species, it is even listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Travel Tip 08: What’s in store for shopaholics?
Of course, very trip is incomplete without shopping. And when you are visiting cities like Jaipur or Udaipur, even your inner voice hints you to purchase something as a souvenir for you and your loved ones. These cities are known for their traditional and world-famous artifacts like Mojaris, Rugs, Lac Bangles.
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Consider this blog as a formal invitation to visit the culturally rich Rajasthan aka the largest state of India. Fill in not all, but some parts of your heart and soul with all the memories of its rich vibe yet simple life. This travel itinerary to Rajasthan is your best tour guide to take most out of this state.
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