Delhi, the capital city of India, features a modern metropolitan that is home to people of different regions, languages, and cultures. Although boasting the advantages of a modern city, Delhi still holds the appeal of a time gone by, with a rich historical and cultural ambience. From old city lanes, to incredible monuments and the newer shopping arcades, this city will captivate you with its selection of old and new.
Situated in Rajasthan , Mandawa is considered one of the sleepy villages of this region and it is obvious that a place like this with so much historical significance has a number of tourist attractions. Mandawa is known for its forts and visiting the many tourist sites will offer you a thorough knowledge about its rich history. As well as sites of historical importance, Mandawa also has great shops and places to have some fun.
Commonly known as the camel country, Bikaner is home to some of the best riding camels and consists of one of the largest Camel Research and Breeding farms in the world. Situated in the north of the desert state, the city is dotted with sand dunes and it retains the medieval grandeur that infiltrates the city’s lifestyle.
Jaisalmer, situated in the heart of the Thar Desert, exudes an age-old aura of courage and royalty. Also commonly known as the “Golden City”, it is dominated by the Jaisalmer Fort which seems to rise up from the city in a mass of yellow sandstone walls. There are many tourist attractions including forts, temples and Haveli’s – private mansions with historic and architectural significance. If you are an adrenalin junkie, a desert safari in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer is an unforgettable experience.
Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan and is commonly known as the “gateway to Thar” as it is situated on the edge of the Thar Desert. The houses in the old city are painted blue, creating a striking contrast to the golden sand surrounding the city. With forts and palaces, temples and Haveli’s, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, colour and texture and the fact that the sun shines almost every day of the year, Jodhpur is definitely a destination of choice whilst visiting India.
Famous for its Pushkar Lake, Pushkar is one of the oldest existing cities in India. This small holy town is one of the most visited pilgrimage places in the whole of India and the serene and romantic setting adds to its spirituality. Situated on the shores of the lake, the city is surrounded by hills and is often visited by tourists from all over the world who have come to experience its mythological nuances and many temples that rest upon the lakes shore.
Jaipur, also fondly known as India’s Pink City, is the capital of the state of Rajasthan and hosts several attractions like the City Palace, Govind Dev ji Temple, Vidhan Sabha, Birla Temple and several massive Rajput forts.
Jaipur has all the amenities of big city, but its real charm lies only in the inner lanes and streets of the markets and with its camels, elephant rides, desert sounds and folk culture, Jaipur is by far one of the most colourful experiences one can hope experience in India.
Agra is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal, which is a definite must see for any visitor travelling through India. Offering easily accessible excursions to nearby destinations, Agra is also known for its architectural gems, handicrafts and culture.