India, one of the most inimitable, incomparable and intoxicating travel destinations in this world, is a true treasure trove. Travelling in all the exotic destinations in India is an experience, where each destination is a welcome break from the usual. From culture to heritage to wildlife to adventure to pilgrimage to nature, whatever the theme of your travel may be, India has all the perfect destinations for you. India is one destination, which has the magical power to change your life in more ways than you can ever believe.
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The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial. The city is located at a distance of around 258 km from Delhi and 232 km from Agra, making it a part of the famed Golden Triangle tourist circuit of India.
Jaipur displays remarkable harmony and architectural splendor. Built in 1727 A.D. by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Jaipur is one of the most favoured tourist destinations in India. The ancient heart of the Pink City still beats in its fairy-tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues that dot the entire city. All the houses in the old city are painted pink, including the famous Hawa Mahal, thereby giving the city its alternative name, the Pink City Jaipur.
Jaisalmer offer tourists an enchanting world of fable, colour and history. The golden rays of the setting sun, the colourfully adorned locals, the massive forts and mansions, the extremely fascinating craftsmanship, Rajput havelis, all these make Jaisalmer an exotic destination in Rajasthan.
Moreover, the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer, during the months of January and February, is a good enough reason to travel to Jaisalmer. This is the time when the golden city reverberates to the sound of melodious tunes and rhythms.
Folk dances, exciting competitions and contests, especially the turban-tying contest. Mr. Desert contest and camel races enliven the festivities.
Colorful craft bazaars and the sound and light spectacle organized with folk artists performing against the splendid backdrop of the famous sand dunes on the full moon night surely is not-to-be missed.
Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels travel package takes you to a vibrating journey to the royal land of sand dunes and regal palaces. Visit the majestic expanse where Royal Rajputs lived in a grand style. Explore this imperial land on the Palace on Wheels, the luxurious train of India that carries with it an intrinsic ambience that goes perfectly well with the majestic charm and beauty spread so lavishly here and there in Rajasthan.
The Palace on wheels is rated as one of the top ten luxury train journeys in the world. It offers you a heart-rending trip to the splendid forts and palaces of Rajasthan in just seven days. Also discover the royal history of Taj Mahal in Agra. The journey to the hinterland of the desert starts every Wednesday evening at 1800 hrs from Delhi and ends on the following Wednesday early in the morning at 0730 hrs.
Uttaranchal is one of the most beautiful and enchanting region of northern India. Nature has endowed this land with so much beauty and spiritual bliss that it is also known as Dev Bhoomi, the Land of Gods. Ganga, Yamuna and scores of other rivers originate in Uttaranchal. Among them Ganga is the most holy and prominent as she represents the soul of India-her rich culture, history and civilization.
Uttaranchal, its beauty in diversity is simply enchanting. The mighty snow bound Himalayas, breathtaking glaciers giving birth to rivers such as Ganga & Yamuna that are almost a faith, lush green valleys and meadows, calm mountain lakes, stately forests with varied flora & fauna, heartland of vedic civilization and abode spiritualism, mythology, shrines in some of the most traditional costumes, classical music and dance and a rich culture. From times, immemorial, Uttaranchal has been the favorite haunt of tourist, pilgrims, and history lovers and adventure seekers.
In Sanskrit 'Himalaya' means Abode of Snow, truly characterizing the vast permanent snow fields above the snow line.In the heart of these majestic mountains lies the state of Uttaranchal with Kumaon region in its east and Garhwal in the west.
Uttaranchal finds mention in the ancient Hindu scriptures as Kedarkhand, Manakhand and Himavat. The Kushanas, Kudinas, Kanishka, Samudra, Gupta, the Pauravas, Katuris, Palas, the Chandras and Pawaras and the British have ruled in turns.
It is often called the Land of the Gods (Dev Bhoomi) because of its various holy places and shrines. The hilly regions of Uttaranchal offer unspoilt landscapes to the tourist -pilgrim.
Uttaranchal is the 27th state of the Republic of India. (total states being 28) It was formed on 9th Nov 2000 and was carved out of Uttar Pradesh after a long struggle of the Uttaranchali people.
Uttaranchal lies in the Northern part of India amidst the magnificent Himalayas and dense forests. The state is bordering Himachal Pradesh in the north-west and Uttar Pradesh in the South and has international borders with Nepal and China.
The city of Dehradun, has been declared as the interim capital of the new state. Though the debate on making Gairsain as the new capital is still on.