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Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort
Dominated by the numerous Forts and Palaces , the colourful land of Rajasthan speaks of the royalness and grandeur of the Maharajas. Each monument in Rajasthan is a story in itself. A lot of past can be traced from its archaeological history. The land is historically and culturally rich. Most of the these Forts and Palaces have now been converted into luxurious hive star hotels. Tour to these forts and palaces conjures up the vision of the fantasy world.

Visiting the Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan gives you the opportunity to explore the unique cultural heritage of Rajasthan. These Forts and Palaces are architectural marvelous. Some of the must visit Forts and Palaces include Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer Fort in Jaisalmer (Golden Fort), Chittaurgarh Fort, Hawa Mahal Palace, City Palace in Jaipur, Ajit Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Lake Palace in Udaipur, Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner, Mansingh Palace (Ajmer), Amer Fort Jaipur, Umaid Bhavan Fort in Jodhpur.

Camel /elephant Safari : Relish the luxurious life of the Rajas and Maharajas while taking the camel/elephant safari around the forts and palaces of Rajasthan. At Amber Fort take an elephant ride to reach top of the fort to visit Jagmandir or the chamber of glittering mirrors, Jal Mahal and the temple of Goddess Kali. Camel safari also gives you the opportunity to explore the pristine villages of Rajasthan. Taking a camel ride in the glittering Thar Desert is surely the unforgettable experience of the lifetime.

Sightseeing and cultural shows : Take the sightseeing tour around the forts and palaces and admire the brillant architectural work. Intricate glass work, inlay work on sandstone, intricate carvings, mirror work, filigree marble work and carved archways on these forts and palaces make them unique and distinct. Enjoy the magnificent and sparkling view of the forts and places during the night when they all together glitter with lights. Dance to the tunes of the traditional music and enjoy the folk dances performed the local people.

Picnic and adventure : Spend some time picnicking alongside the lakes in Udaipur. Experience the upcoming waves and cool breeze behind your face. Enjoy boating, swimming and other water sports at these lakes. You can also engage yourself in birding alongside the river. Discover the rich flora and fauna of Rajasthan.

Shopping : Rajasthan is famous for the handlooms and handicrafts items. One can also shop for fascinating gold and silver jewellery, tie and dye fabrics, semi-precious stones, Rajasthani paintings and embroidered Jodhpuri Jutis (shoes). Do-not leave the city without trying out the exotic cuisines of Rajasthan.

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