The most colorful region in India . An exotic land of valiance and
chivalry. A land endowed with invincible forts, magnificent
palaces and waves of sand dunes and serene lakes. The State
represents an unusual diversity in all its forms-people, culture,
customs, costumes, cuisine, dialects and music.
No other region in the country assembles the many paradoxes of
India as does the desert land of Rajasthan. Unexpected forest
glens, lakes and temples appear like mirages in the deserts. On
the crag are seen rugged forts, testimony to a turbulent history.
Innumerable temples dating back to the 7th century still survive
amidst scattered ruins, medieval cities exist around turreted
marble palaces and spacious gardens.
Rajasthan, a land of princes, palaces and preening peacocks is
renowned for its monuments, art and culture that go back to
several centuries. Admire a range of miniature paintings and
frescoes of exquisite refinement. There is romance in Rajasthan's
forts and palaces and arts of gallantry retold in ballads and
legends. Then there are sanctuaries sheltering rich and varied
species of flora and fauna. And the shimmering Thar desert belt
charms with a rare and amazing sight. Rajasthanis are a handsome
people with colorful costumes. They express themselves in color
and sound not easily seen or heard anywhere else in the country.
Rajasthan overwhelms with color found in bustling bazaars; in wide
ranging costumes of its people; in streets where elephants and
camels vie with buses and cars. The irresistible gamut of
Rajasthan art and handicraft souvenirs will bewitch you. An
exciting variety of Rajasthani delicacies will pamper your palate
with a never-before gastronomic delight.
Rajasthan with a treasure of history, picturesque architecture and
bewitching landscape is an unparalleled destination on the tourist
map of India. A destination that defies definition in shape of