Climate condition : Summer (April June) is the hottest season when temperature ranges from 32º C to 48 º C. There is high variation in maximum and lowest temperature in winter, as temperature may dip to 0 º C in some places like Churu in January, the coldest month of the year.
Best time to visit : October to April
Thing to do
Desert camel safari, wildlife viewing in few of its world famous wildlife parks, such as Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, visit to many of the famous forts, havelis and temples, shopping stuffs like jewelry, painting, textiles and handicrafts items for which Rajasthan is renowned.
Places of Interests
Jaipur : The pink city of India, Jaipur, counted among one of the richest historical city of the country, is of great interest for tourists from all over. Sightseeing its many of the world famous historical spots like Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort and Ram Niwas Bagh present best portrayal of architectural splendour and historical significance of India.
Jodhpur : Once the capital of Marwar state, Jodhpur, set on the edge of desert, is full of forts, palaces and temples. Popular places like Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Museum, Jaswant Thada, Government museum, Girdikot and Sardar market keep tourists engaged in gazing its architectural beauty. Besides shopping handicrafts items, such as Tie-and-dye fabric, embroidered Jutis, velvet and leather, and Durries are best buy here.
Jaisalmer : Desert festival held every year in January/February is the best time to visit Jaisalmer, as the whole desert city frisks and reverberates to the tun of festivals. Besides visit to its very many sightseeing spots like Jaisalmer Fort, Desert National Park, Nathmalji Ki Haveli, Jain Temples, Gharisal and countless of Havelis of Jaisalmer are great wonder.
Bikaner : Popular forts and palaces, camels and dunes, and temples of Bikaner let tourists witness its graceful bygone royal days. Sposts like Junagarh Fort, Bhandaser Jain Temple, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Laxmi Nath Temple, Camel Research Centre, Lallgarh Palace and Sadul museum are some place to be must visited.
Udaipur : City of beautiful lakes, Udaipur is one of the most romantic destination of the world. Places like City Palace And Museums, Durbar Hall, Udai Vilas Palace, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola, Arsi Vilas, Jagdish Temple, Fateh Sagar, Kumbhalgarh Fort are such places worth heightening one's romantic appeal.
Shekhawati : The semi-desert region of Rajasthan, Shekhawati is world famous for being an open air art gallery due to its wall painted beautiful havelis. Harsh Nath Temple, Lachhmangarh, Ramgarh, Fatehpur, Jeen Mata Temple, Jhunjhunu, Sikar are some important places where one ought not to forget to visit .
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
Rajasthan, land of the kings, famous worldwide for its historical, architectural and cultural heritage, is undoubtedly one of the best place to visit while on tour to India. The historical significance of Rajasthan is so deep that there is perhaps no any place in that don't find any association with livid history of Rajasthan.
Places like Jaipur- the pink city of India and capital of Rajasthan, Udaipur- city of lakes, Jodhpur- the sun city, Jaisalmer- the city of palaces and Bikaner- the royal fortified city are some of the important cities of Rajasthan, which are full of sightseeing historical and cultural places like temples, forts, havelis. Flocked with millions of tourists every year, these places show travellers deep signs of supremacy of their historical, natural and cultural richness.
Inviting tourists to fall in love with its magical lands, Rajasthan gives tourists abundance of opportunity to indulge into many of excursion and activities. Even for the Eco travellers, there are plenteous scope to explore some of the popular Eco activities like wildlife viewing, desert safari, lake viewing, and visit to traditional villages of Rajasthan. World famous for its desert camel safari, Bikaner and Jaisalmer are two of the places most to be cherished by tourists seeking some unusual and exciting experience.
Moreover, for the travellers willing to have heaps of wildlife viewing, there are Ranthambore National Park and world famous Tiger reserve, Sariska National Park and Tiger Reserve, and world famous bird sanctuary of Bharatpur. Floral and faunal richness of these Eco places make it paradise for Eco lovers. House to Indian Tigers and many other wild animals, and hundreds of bird's species, wildlife parks of Rajasthan are worth putting tourists at heaps of wildlife mesmerism.
Famous desert camel safari and abundance of historical forts, indeed are the best thing that one would wish to explore in Rajasthan. Our 15 days tour package of Rajasthan Camel Safari lets tourist enjoy the unique exploration of historical cities of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Kota, Mandwa, and other popular historical places of India like Delhi and Jaipur (the place of Taj Mahal).
Though cities like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer are well connected to other cities, but Jaipur is main gateway to Rajasthan, as it has got very good link with international as well as domestic locations.
By Air : Jaipur has air link with many of the major domestic locations like Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Ahmadabad, Aurangabad, Jodhpur and Udaipur. International travellers can land off at Delhi / Calcutta / Mumbai, and can fly easily to Jaipur by regular domestic airway.
By Rail : Located in the heart of the town, railway station of jaipur has very good rail connection with cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Ahmadabad, Agra, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner. From Delhi, taking Shatabdi express (every morning at 6:10 am), which leaves Delhi for Jaipur is the best way to reach.
By Road : Having an excellent road link between Delhi and Jaipur, to travel Jaipur by driving on four lane NH 8 through own vehicle or by bus is a joy. Smooth surface of road makes one to cover the total distance in 5-6 hours. Jaipur is well connected even with other cities like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Alwar, Bikaner and Jaisalmer.
Palace hotels / Palace hotels
- Jai Mahal Palace Jacob road, civil lines, Jaipur, Ph: 91-141-2223636
- Rambagh Palace Jaipur, Ph: 91-141-2381916-19
- Welcomheritage Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, ph: 91-291-2510100
- Lake palace Udaipur
- Grand Laxmi Nivas Palace Udaipur
- Raj Vilas Goner road, Jaipur , Ph: 91-141-2680801
- Rajputana Palace Sheraton Palace road, Jaipur, Ph: 91-141-2360011
- Taj Hari Mahal 5, residency road, Jodhpur, Ph: 91-291-2439700
- Udaivilas (Udaipur)
Important Tourist Information Centre
Delhi Tourist Reception Center, Bikaner House, Pandara Road, Tel:-011-23389525/23383837 Fax:- 011-23382823/23381884
Jaipur Tourist Reception Center, Tourist Hotel (Govt. Hostel), MI Road, Tel: 0141-2365256/2370180
Jodhpur Regional Tourist Office, RTDC Hotel Ghoomar Campus, Jodhpur. Tel:-0291-2545083
Udaipur Tourist Reception Center, Fateh Memorial, Surajpol, Tel:-0294-2411535,1364 .