Rajasthan, the land of vibrant colours and breathtaking variety is inhabited by proud people whose chivalry, pride, honour and martial traditions are legendary. It is the land that revives age-old legends of brave Hadi Rani, of the beautiful Padmini of Chittaurgarh, the pious Mira Bai and the love stories of Dhola - Maru and Moomal - Mahendra of Marwar.
A bewitching land known for its rich heritage and culture has so much to offer...formidable forts, magnificent palaces and havelis, exquisite monuments and temples, beautiful gardens, enchanting lakes and exotic wildlife. The exquisite handicrafts produced here has also made it a 'shoppers paradise'.
Main languages: Hindi, Marwari, English
When to go: Mid October to mid March
Getting There & Away: How to reach Rajasthan
Road: Rajasthan has an appreciable road network with twenty National Highways criss-crossing the state. NH-8 is the most famous connecting cities like Jaipur and Udaipur to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Mumbai and many more. The other major National Highways – NH-3, NH-11, NH-11A, NH-12, NH-14, NH-15, NH-65, NH-76, NH-79, NH-79A, NH-89, NH-90, NH-112, NH-113, NH-114, NH-116 and NH-118 connects the cities, towns and villages of Rajasthan to the neighbouring states of Haryana, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra
Rail: The major railway stations at Jaipur, Ajmer, Udaipur, Chittaurgarh, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner have direct trains to the major Indian cities.
Air: Sanganer Airport in Jaipur is the international airport connecting Rajasthan to the rest of the world. Besides, Udaipur (Maharana Pratap Airport), Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer airports in the state have regular domestic flights from other Indian cities.