Located between Jaipur and Alwar in Rajasthan, Bhangarh is India’s very own ghost town. Known as one of the most haunted places in the country, it is famous for its historical ruins. It is definitely worth a visit for its temples, havelis and a palace. However, be sure to finish all your sightseeing during the [...]
For all the nature lovers out there, who wish to spend some time away from the buzz and din of the cities, the clean fresh air and in the company of some of the rarest of the rare birds which are never seen in the cities, there is a place called Keoladeo National Park which [...]
Sariska Tiger Reserve is a national park which lies in the Alwar district of Rajasthan state of India. In the pre-independence period the forests within the Reserve were maintained as a hunting reserve area for the royalty of the former Alwar State. After independence, it got the status of wildlife reserve in the year 1955 [...]
Jaisalmer, also known as “The Golden City” is a town in Rajasthan. It was once known as Jaisalmer state and is the administrative headquarters of the Jaisalmer district. It’s not a very large town, with a population of about 78,000. However, it has a charm of its own and is a paragon of beautiful culture [...]
Situated at a height of 400 feet above the city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, this majestic fort offers breathtaking views of Jodhpur. Its immense size makes it one of the largest forts in India and it has been designated as “the work of giants” by Rudyard Kipling.
The fort, constructed out of red sandstone, was built by [...]
Built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century Amber Fort (also known and pronounced as Amer fort) is located in Amer, a small town 11km from Jaipur, Rajasthan. It is a fascinating merge of Mughal and Hindi architecture, built in marble and red sandstone.
The Amber fort was occupied by the Rajput’s from the 16th [...]
Situated in the picturesque city of Jaipur, the stunning Hawa Mahal overlooks one of the city’s main streets. The palace, which is part of a huge complex is also popularly known as the “Palace of Winds” due to its unique design which allows wind to circulate freely through the 950 windows, keeping the palace cool.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most famous national parks in northern India. It is situated in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, about 130 km from Jaipur, which is also the nearest airport. The nearest town and railway station is at Sawai Madhopur, about 11 km [...]
Mount Abu is the highest peak in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan state in western India. It is located in Sirohi district.Mount Abu is 58 Km from Palanpur(Gujarat). The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar, at 1722 meters above sea level. It is referred to as ‘an oasis in the desert’, as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen [...]
Udaipur – City of Lakes – Udaipur is a city and a municipal council in Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar. It is also known as the City of Lakes. It is known for its Rajput-era palaces. Particularly famous is the Lake Palace, which covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury [...]