Rajasthan Activities

Things To Do - Rajasthan Activities

Caress your eyes on the magically drifting sand dunes, follow a tiger trail, amaze at the splendid palaces and forts or just watch the chirruping exotic birds in the wetlands, Rajasthan has numerous amusements for the travelers.

You will find everything in the landscape of this parched desert land of India decorated with bright colors, even mud walls, camels, elephants and donkeys are decorated with myriad of colors. Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a World Heritage Site and a birdwatcher's paradise. Romantic view of the sunset against the backdrop of shifting silvery sands of Jaisalmer and Jodhpur on a camel safari is a honeymooner's delight.

Desert Festival attracts visitors from far and wide to Rajasthan. Ranthambore National Park is home to migratory birds, mammals and reptiles. Rajasthan's fabled handicrafts and dance are world famous. There is lot more that you can enjoy during your Rajasthan tourism.

  • Desert Safari
  • Fairs And Festivals
  • Elephant Ride
  • Camel Safari
  • Bird Watching
  • Wildlife
Rajasthan Desert Safari Rajasthan Desert Safari

Fancying doing something unique this time? Rajasthan Desert Safari would be the right thing to enjoy during your vacations. Camel desert safari is an adventurous expedition through which you can explore the traditions, folklores, customs and the rustic life of villagers living in the Thar Desert.

Jeep Desert Safari is a viable alternative if you do not wish to explore the deep interiors of the Thar and just want to traverse through historical remains of forts and cities.

Camel desert safari is very popular in "Desert Triangle" of Rajasthan which constitutes of deserts in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. Rajasthan Desert Safari to Sand Dunes at Sam, which lie 42 km off Jaisalmer would be most exciting as wind seldom stops here, resulting in continuous drifting of sand dunes. Most popular destinations for Jeep Desert Safari are Mandawa, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Pushkar and Jaisalmer.

Rajasthan Fairs and Festivals Rajasthan Fairs & Festivals

The great Thar Desert of Rajasthan offers much more to tourists than the drifting sand dunes or romantic sunset view. In fact, Rajasthan is the most vibrant desert of the world and colorful fairs & festivals characterize the lifestyle and ethos of its gallant people.

These Rajasthan fairs and festivals are born out of centuries' old folklores and traditions, which adorn its landscape with delights, rhymes, rituals, romance and innumerable hues that add to the rich diversity of India.

Some of the popular Rajasthan fairs and festivals are Pushkar Fair, Dussehra, Dessert Festival, Camel Festival, Jaipur Polo, Teej Festival, Vintage Car Rally, Muharram, Gangaur Festival and Jaipur Jewelry Show. Visit Rajasthan during festive season to view the pomp, show and fervor for which Rajasthan is famous all over the world.

Elephant Ride Rajasthan Elephant Ride

Amber Fort (or Amer Fort) is a perfect destination for elephant ride in Rajasthan. Situated 11 km off Jaipur amidst wooded hills on Delhi-Jaipur highway, the ramparts of the fort are reflected in the clear waters of Maota Lake, providing an awe inspiring view.

Tourists take elephant ride to Amber Fort from where one can have a magnificent view of Amber town, Maota Lake and the entire fort. Elephant ride is also good option for jungle safaris and tiger trails as elephant can take you close to wild animals without any fear for a better view.

Elephant ride is also a good option for sightseeing of forts, palaces, heritage buildings and havelis. Elephant ride provides you a feeling of royal caravan of the olden days when royal families used to move across on well decorated elephants. Take care that you behave in a friendly manner with your elephant and hold its howdah firmly in your hands.

Camel Safari Rajasthan Camel Safari

Camel Safari is most popular in Rajasthan for viewing golden sand dunes of Thar Desert in Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Khimsar, Osian, Sam and other sandy destinations. The last destination viz.Sam is particularly good for camel safari as winds keep blowing constantly here, and you will be thrilled to view drifting sand dunes.

Sunset and sunrise view against the backdrop of vast expanses of golden sands at Jaisalmer and Jodhpur will fill your heart with romance. Camel traverses around 50 km per day on an average. Depending upon how much area of Thar Desert and its rustic village life you want to explore, you can book a camel safari tour which may vary from a daylong pleasure ride to a weeklong exploration.

Camel cart is provided to travelers where they can load their luggage. Kitchen tents, pit system and toilet tents are also made available to the tourists to make their camel safari tour comfortable and enjoyable.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (a world Heritage Site) is a paradise for bird watchers in Rajasthan. The 29 sq km sanctuary could be explored on a cycle rickshaw or on foot, and you may watch more than 100 species of birds in single day here.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is home to migratory Siberian Cranes and rare Indian Bustard. Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is home to bird species like Painted Spurfowl, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Indian Roller, Greater Coucal and Rufous Treepie.

Bund Barita reservoir is home to Indian Skimmer and several other water birds. Wetlands, lakes and marshlands of Kukas and Buchora (near Bharatpur), Mansarover (Alwar), Jaisamand (Udaipur), Balsamand (Jodhpur), Sambhar (Jaipur) and Bassi Dam (Bhilwara) are home to more than 550 varieties of resident and migratory bird species. Do not forget to take a binocular with you to watch these brilliantly colorful birds.

Rajasthan Wildlife Tour Rajasthan Wildlife Tour

The diverse topography of Rajasthan is home to a variety of endangered wildlife species. Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Desert National Park, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park and Mt. Abu Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the places where you can explore the Rajasthan wildlife tour in details.

Thar Desert is home to some exotic and rare reptilian, mammalian and avian species. Rajasthan bird sanctuaries are home to rare species like Te Sarus which is the largest crane of the world that can fly, rare Indian Bustard, migratory Siberian Cranes and Great Indian Bustard.

One can explore Rajasthan wildlife tour by elephant safari, jeep safari or camel safari. Take care that you go with an experienced guide and have emergency medicine with you. Wear dull clothes and do not provoke or disturb predatory animals during your wildlife safaris.

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Rajasthan Desert Safari
Rajasthan Fairs
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Rajasthan Wildlife Tour
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The timing of the tour and the choice of the sites was perfect. All the employees of Indian Panorama are very very professional.
We will recommend your company to our friends. The best aspects of our tour is Pushkar Fair, Samode, Jojawar, Udaipur and Qutb Minar.
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