Rajasthan : A Perfect Winter Holiday Destination in India
Rajasthan stands tall as the royal, glorious, grand state of India.
Magnificent palaces, enthralling desert dunes, numerous well-maintained forts, colourful festivals, tongue tickling food and rich culture, all this and much more makes Rajasthan one of the top destinations of tourists from India and world over.
Since the summers are hot, in winter the beauty of Rajasthan comes alive in full splendor.
What is the best time to visit Rajasthan?
Winter is the best time to enjoy Rajasthan to the fullest. In October to March, the weather is pleasant and warm throughout the day.
The breeze is crisp and cool, though in Thar Desert the temperature dips but with warm clothes at hand the experience is all the more delightful. Experiencing Rajasthan in winter is a must for every tourist who loves to explore.
Rajasthan and its cultural glory
Rajasthan is a land of majestic creations, bravery, courage, beauty, piety, colours, vibrant festivals and warm culture. The culture of Rajasthan has a distinct historical flavour. World famous elements of Rajasthani culture are
- The Ghoomer Dance
- Kalbeliya Dance
- Kathputli Puppet Show
- Desert Ballads
- Intricate costumes with mirror work
- Folk music
- Dolls and artifacts
The taste of Rajasthan, delicious cuisine
The Rajasthani cuisine is a blend of delicious flavours, spices and sweet ingredients. During your winter trip you can relish sumptuous Rajasthani food and make your trip tastefully memorable!
In Rajasthani cuisine Butter and ghee is abundantly used. Dal-Bati-Churma is the traditional dish, very popular worldwide. Mohan Thal is the royal sweet. The food is a mixture of war-oriented lifestyle and palatial luxury, both.
Other famous Rajasthani dishes
- Gatte ki Sabzi
- Mirchi Bada
- Pyaaj Kachori
- Bikaneri Bhujia
- Mawa Kachori
- Dil Khushal
- Churma Laddoo
- Bondi Raita
Festivals in winter
Rajasthan is one of the best loved destinations for festivals. They are mostly celebrated in winter, thanks to the lovely weather.
Jaipur Literature Festival in January and Jaisalmer Desert Festival in February are very popular festivals in winter. Kumbhalgarh Festival, Shree Sacred Festival in Pushkar, Mount Abu Winter Festival are the festivals held in December. Tourists can plan accordingly.
Glorious palaces with historical heritage
The spectacular palaces of Rajasthan have great stories to tell. To witness these historical masterpieces in winter weather is an experience beyond words. The architecture and riches of these palaces are enthralling.
Amer Fort in Amer leaves you spellbound with its architecture, design, fine detailing and the palaces. It is a World Heritage Site. Other grand palaces are The Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur, Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Jaipur.
Ranthambhore National Park
Spending some days in Ranthambhore National Park brings you face to face with amazing flora and fauna. Wildlife lovers will find a lot to discover in this naturally beautiful habitat.
Many species of animals and birds including Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Hyenas, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Chinkara etc. Ranthambhore Fort inside the park is also a World Heritage Site.
Delights of the deserts
House to the most part of the Thar Desert, Rajasthan offers mesmerising desert views and safaris in winter.
Jaisalmer with its Sam Sand Dunes and Khuri Sand Dunes is the place not to miss. Osian Desert in Jodhpur, Bikaner Desert Dunes, Pushkar Desert Dunes are some famous desert destinations where you can enjoy camel safari, jeep safari and desert camping.
More places of beauty in Rajasthan
Other places you will enjoy visiting in Rajasthan in winter are
- Neemrana Fort, Alwar
- Bishnoi Village, Jodhpur
- Keoladeo National Park
- Bishnoi and Pali
- Lake Pichola
- Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Rajasthan Tour Packages
Rajasthan Tours by Bhagyashree Travels offer various destination options. They unfold the glory of Rajasthan for you in well planned way with excellent service, site seeing and tour management.
Checkout our Rajasthan Tours here. Contact us for any query, anytime!
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