The first thing that comes to mind when one says Rajasthan is fort and palaces. A stroll by the palatial courtyards echoes nostalgia and respect of the glorious regime of the Rajputanas. No wonder, it is for its palatial and celestial mansions that Rajasthan is one of the favourite destinations in the list of India travel from USA. However, this massive state can never be defined with forts and palaces. There are also Reserve Forest (Ranthambore), Hill station (Mount Abu), and undulating dunes of the Thar Desert and age old temple in Pushkar.
Have you ever witnessed dune bashing? It is one of the thrilling activities once you are in Thar Desert. This activity is popularly known as Desert safari, in Sam Dunes located nearly 42 kms from Jaisalmer. If you visit during their desert festival, during your travel from UK, you can witness rocking light and sound show organized by Sam Dunes. Then there is camel Safari. Camels are known as ship of the desert, and taking a camel ride will allow you to experience the beauty of desert like never before.
Apart from Jaisalmer, one can enjoy Camel Safari at Bikaner and Mtraveandawa under Rajasthan tour packages. A night stay at desert will help you to experience the gypsy snake dance. Snake dance mainly involves rapid hand and arm movements followed by quick spinning of the entire body over the toes and light hip movements. This dance, for its soaring popularity has earned a place in UNESCO World Intangible List. The desert night stay package in Rajasthan is one of its unique features and you won’t get to witness the same in other parts of India.
Ranthambore National Park
Rajasthan tour packages also contain Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve. While at Ranthambore National Park, you will never miss an opportunity of spotting magnificent tiger. Apart from tigers, there are leopards, caracal and sloth beers. You can book the Jeep Safari while your travel from UK in advance to witness the wild. A maximum of four jeeps can travel over any particular road at a time.
According to Hindu mythology, Pushkar Lake is the most sacred of the five lakes (Panch Sarovars). It is the Pushkar that houses the temple of Lord Brahma. To witness the glory of the lake, you need to visit this holy place during the sunset. Sitting in the porch of the sunset Café, you can enjoy the sunset over a cup of coffee or can also witness the setting rays of the sun by sitting over the stairs of the ghat.
In the middle of the royal bungalows, palaces and desert, there lies a small hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu. It between the dry and hot desert and cities of Rajasthan, Mount Abu cast a striking difference. It is situated in the middle of the lush green and forested hills of the Aravalli range. It is the summer capital of Rajasthan. There are several Jain temples located in Mount Abu and one of the famous temples includes Dilwara Temple. Dilwara Temple is craved out of marble making it look magnificent. During your stay at Mount Abu, you can visit Achalgarh fort and Nakki Lake. Thus, Mount Abu must be included in your Rajasthan tour packages.
Rajasthan is one of the most visited destinations in India at present that will never fail to amaze by its diverse presentations. If you are tired watching palaces, then you can taste some more flavours of Rajasthan by taking colourful photographs with the locals wearing colourful turbans, mouth-watering delights like Dal Bati Churma, Festival of Kites. Elephant Rides and shopping at Sadar Bazaar in Jodhpur.