is where all the country's similes and metaphors appear to have come together.
Sand dunes, wooded hills and amazing lakes, palaces and rugged forts, men and
women in colorful turbans and skirts, bustling towns and quiet villages, camels,
elephants and tigers, harsh sunlight and the cool evening breeze - are all there
in abundance. But they form only part of an intricate tapestry. Beneath the
surface, expect to find many contradictions. Where ever you travel, particularly
when you escape from the popular tourist destinations you will come across the
unexpected, whether it is a local fair or breathtaking view. The mood and the
rhythm of the country side changes from one region to another, and from season
to season. It is a land of surprises; it is a land of amazing natural beauty
that can fascinate even the most seasoned traveller.
||India is a vast country and its physical
boundries are spread far and wide. This mystic land is blessed with diverse
climatic conditions and varied geographical patterns. India is mainly talked
in terms of North India and South India as there are marked differences
between South and North.
The history of Rajasthan goes back 5000 years and boasts a heritage as rich
as its landscape, from the grand palaces and rugged forts to its tranquil and
camel safaris to trekking. Those looking for taste of royal lifestyle just need
to check into one of the several palace hotels or heritage hotels that will
make it possible for them to be treated like royal guests.
Whether you are visiting Rajasthan's big cities with a fast-moving westernised
lifestyle, or exploring historic towns or quaint villages, you will always find
the people warm and friendly. And if you want to move away from the regular
tourist beat, it is very easy to organise your own tour.
Accommodation could be a palace hotel, a smaller heritage hotel in the country,
a guesthouse, a tent or a village hut- the choice is yours. But whatever you
choose, you holiday in Rajasthan will be an unforgettable experience and we
hope this publication will help you make the most of your time here. Rajasthan
has a superb range of shops, catering to every taste and pocket. It is among
the richest states in the country as far as handicrafts are concerned. The craftsmen
here have been creating the most opulent and richest of treasure. Stone, clay,
leather, wood ivory, lac, glass, brass, silver, gold and textiles are given
the most brilliant forms.
Each little village had its own mohulla of craftsmen who were patronised by
the local people as well as visitors to the village. Today, the Government encourages
the local handicrafts as well as the small-scale industries and retail outlets
have been set up in the major cities. Tourists can choose from the large variety
on display, and at very reasonable prices.
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