Rajasthan Popular Attractions
Jeep Safari Rajasthan
A more recent, and exciting, variation of the camel safari is the horse safri, The Rajputs where born to be horseback reders, and the tradition wsas strongly engorced in the medieval ages when the cavalry formed one of the most important flanks of the desert armies, Special houses were bred at the thikanas or aristocratic homes of the
Thakurs who served their kings which armies of horsemen. The Marwari horse is an indigenous species, hardy agile and among the notables in worlds breeds, In addition, the Kathiawadi and Sindhi horses are also adept at traversing the desert countryside.
Horse safaris are usually conducted in the vicinity of Udaipur where the hilly terrain and forested countryside are ideal for taking to the trail.
Depending on the side of the group, the pack of cavalry can move swiftly or at leisure, moving form the vicinity of one old fort to another, There is additional excitement it that the route you stay in may have been those very ones where the ancient armies once rode and camped.
Camel Safari Rajasthan
Rajasthan invites you to feel the adventure of a Camel Safari, which takes you through the golden sands of the vast. Thar desert. Like horse safaris, camel safaris are also popular in Rajasthan. The camel, popularly known as the ship of the desert, is not only common in the Thar desert, but also the only means of transportation in remote areas.
Ride through sandy tracks, passing through remote villages. Pitch your tent at a new place each night. Spend the evenings next to the camp tire and dance to the folk music.
The safari is organised to take one through the golden sands of the vast Thar desert and untamed countryside, enabling one to experience the days gone by when time drifted at a leisurely pace. The rolling landscape of the sand & shrub covered area is breathtakingly beautiful and the range of flora and fauna surprisingly large for a desert area.
The camel breeders or Raika are the best guides. They know every pasture, waterhole and village of the region. One can ride or walk along leisurely with the safari and enjoy the deserts-cape.
Camping on sand Dunes
Camping in Rajasthan - Discover the tranquillity of desert Take a camping tour of Rajasthan and discover the real essence of India in its remote interiors, away from the pandemonium of the commercialised towns and cities.
Give the holiday tours an impetus of adventure camping in Rajasthan and confront the Thar from a completely different perspective; burning sands in blistering daytime that flips up to chill flakes in night, amidst the sprawling scape of dune-decked terrain.
Desert Camping is indeed a lifetime experience in Jaisalmer. tour to Sam Sand Dunes at a distance of 42 km from the city centre.
Recreating the past era of the 8th and 12th century, these camping expeditions bring the outdoors alive and indoors idyllic, albeit in style. These modern tents are equal to the five star hotels so be sure regarding the specialised service along with memories to treasure lifelong.
Pushkar Camel Fair
Location: Pushkar, which is 11 kms away from Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Significance : Hindu pilgrimage site
Time of Celebration : In the month of Kartik that usually falls in October or November.
Excitement, gaiety and a keen sense of competition fill the air as the long journey to Pushkar begins. The only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma (the creator) is located at Pushkar. The Pushkar lake is surrounded by 52 flights of steps called ghats.
Legend has it that Lord Vishnu appeared at the Varah ghat in the form of a boar. Brahma took a bath here and performed yagna at the Brahma Ghat accompanied by Vishnu & Mahadev. The ashes of Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Nation) were immersed at the Gandhi ghat.
Pushkar is among the five principal places of Hindu pilgrimage. People consider the water of the Pushkar lake to be very sacred and the ritual of taking dips in the holy water IS believed to bestow salvation.
Ranthambore national park
Jungle Safari is the best way to explore the forests of Ranthambore. Safari is an adventure that takes any adventurer who likes to explore the unexplored trails and unspoilt natural horizons of desert or country side or forests. One such safari is Jungle safari.
It can also be defined as a forest trail, except that instead of walking, hiking or trekking, you have also got the options of exploring the forest regions via a jeep or an elephant or even on a horse. Jungle safari not just involves exploring the jungles of a particular region.
The options can involve national parks and wildlife sanctuaries as well as protective reserves. And you can also opt for wild camping as well as nature walks too. All in all saying hello to Mother Nature in the best possible ways.
Staying in the jungle lodges provided by the various forests departments within the sanctuary areas is also the part of this safari deal and the best way you can enjoy your holiday to hang out in the Jungle area, relax and do nothing.
Weddings in Rajasthan
Wedding are special not only for two people who will be united but for two families. It is such celebrated with lots of participation of family & friend’s .Bridge cross the old home and enters the new one and also signifies a new life, new family, and friends.Groom start life fresh with new hope, vigour and wait for new bright future along with a new companion.
It is started when the boy is proposed by the girl’s parents and they ask for his Jamanpatri(Horoscope) out of 36 Guns (qualities) of the prospective bridge and groom at least 24 should match. This is done when both the approach of each other, the girl’s family sends her Jamampatri with yellow Sathiaa (squire mark) on into the groom’s house.
To consolidate and relationship the boy is given a silver coin, coconut and applied a ‘tilak (red dot auspious mark )This custom is known as roka or godh .Once the engagement is fixed the ceremony of tikka is performed by the both families. In India nothing auspicious is done invoking Ganeshji’s Blessings. The first invitation card is sent to him for it is believed that he will protect all from evil.
Ethnic Village Visit
A majority of population in Rajasthan reside in villages. The rural vistas have a lot to offer to the visitors. Being the origin of the famous folk arts and crafts of the state, the rural settings are home to the most warm-hearted people and peaceful surrounding. Away from the hustle bustle of cities, rural life is the best way to re-energize you amongst people that derive their energy from their own close knit and very generous society.
The peaceful surroundings not only present a view of the very different lifestyle but also offer the most sumptuous cuisine along with some dazzling attires and numerous celebrations. Staying with the villagers in their mud houses and spending a day or two with them will bring you across a way of life so peaceful and content that you may never want to leave.
The serene surroundings not only provide a view of the very different lifestyle but also offer the most sumptuous cuisine along with some dazzling attires and innumerable festivities