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  • In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

    Explore Rajasthan from High Above in the Air

    In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

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  • All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

    Best Destinations to Explore with Kids in Rajasthan

    All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

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  • If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

    10 Lesser Known Vacation Spots in South India

    If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

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  • Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

    Leh – A Heaven Amidst the Himalayas

    Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

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  • Dundlod Fort shares ancestry with the many forts and havelis of the Jhunjhunu district of Dundlod. It was built in 1750 by Keshari Singh, the fifth and youngest son of […]

    The Fort of Dundlod – Cultural Heritage of Rajasthan

    Dundlod Fort shares ancestry with the many forts and havelis of the Jhunjhunu district of Dundlod. It was built in 1750 by Keshari Singh, the fifth and youngest son of […]

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  • Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

    Jodhpur: Oasis in the Thar

    Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

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  • Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

    The Charismatic Mysore: A City of Glorious Past

    Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

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  • Far away from the din of the busy city life is a place where you can take a welcome break and be engrossed in the serenity of the endless stretches […]

    The Unique Pondicherry Experience

    Far away from the din of the busy city life is a place where you can take a welcome break and be engrossed in the serenity of the endless stretches […]

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  • The city of Jaisalmer represents the magic and vibrancy of the great Thar Desert. Along with the vast desert, the beautiful havelis and daunting Jaisalmer Fort draws thousands of tourists […]

    Explore Jaisalmer

    The city of Jaisalmer represents the magic and vibrancy of the great Thar Desert. Along with the vast desert, the beautiful havelis and daunting Jaisalmer Fort draws thousands of tourists […]

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  • Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

    Discover Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

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  • Monuments are a defining aspect of Rajasthani culture, heritage and architecture; and for that matter everything Rajasthan. These majestic structures bestow such an unparalleled grandeur to the state that they […]

    Five Monuments in Rajasthan up for World Heritage Status

    Monuments are a defining aspect of Rajasthani culture, heritage and architecture; and for that matter everything Rajasthan. These majestic structures bestow such an unparalleled grandeur to the state that they […]

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  • Kanyakumari, the town which marks the end of the geographical mainland of the Indian peninsula is indeed exotic. Also known as Cape Comorin, the place is filled with truly wonderful […]

    Kanyakumari: The Tip of Mainland India

    Kanyakumari, the town which marks the end of the geographical mainland of the Indian peninsula is indeed exotic. Also known as Cape Comorin, the place is filled with truly wonderful […]

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  • The ancient city of Mewat, now known as Alwar, has played a significant role in the history of North India. The significance of this small Rajput state was immense can […]

    Explore Alwar

    The ancient city of Mewat, now known as Alwar, has played a significant role in the history of North India. The significance of this small Rajput state was immense can […]

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  • Amongst the many things that Rajasthan’s erstwhile Rajput rulers are famous for, the most glaring is their aggression. It was this aggression that enabled them to carve out beautiful kingdoms […]

    The Evolution of Rajput Kingdoms

    Amongst the many things that Rajasthan’s erstwhile Rajput rulers are famous for, the most glaring is their aggression. It was this aggression that enabled them to carve out beautiful kingdoms […]

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  • India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

    How to Explore West India

    India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

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  • Of all the tourist places in India, Gujarat is indeed amongst the most enchanting. The entire length and breadth of the state is speckled with tourist destinations which suit travellers […]

    Discover Gujarat

    Of all the tourist places in India, Gujarat is indeed amongst the most enchanting. The entire length and breadth of the state is speckled with tourist destinations which suit travellers […]

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  • Punjab is a historic land with exquisite monuments, natural beauty, religious sites and fertile greenery. A drive through the state will showcase endless stretches of mustard fields on both sides […]

    Discover Punjab!

    Punjab is a historic land with exquisite monuments, natural beauty, religious sites and fertile greenery. A drive through the state will showcase endless stretches of mustard fields on both sides […]

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  • Kumbhalgarh is an ancient Mewar fortress which stands majestically amidst a picturesque landscape in the district of Rajsamand in Southern Rajasthan. Situated just 82 km towards Northeast of Udaipur, the […]

    Top 5 Resorts in Kumbhalgarh

    Kumbhalgarh is an ancient Mewar fortress which stands majestically amidst a picturesque landscape in the district of Rajsamand in Southern Rajasthan. Situated just 82 km towards Northeast of Udaipur, the […]

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  • Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

    Lonely Planet’s Video on Rajasthan

    Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

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  • Sawai Madhopur is the gateway to the tiger territory of Ranthambhor National Park. Historically the area played an important role, having witnessed raging battles and the rise and fall of […]

    Explore Sawai Madhopur

    Sawai Madhopur is the gateway to the tiger territory of Ranthambhor National Park. Historically the area played an important role, having witnessed raging battles and the rise and fall of […]

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  • We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

    The Incredible ‘Incredible India’ video!

    We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

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  • Once the home of the descendents of the illustrious Prithviraj Chauhan; the Neemrana Fort – Palace is now one of the oldest heritage resorts in India. Built in 1464, the […]

    Neemrana Fort & Palace – Weekend Getaways from Delhi!

    Once the home of the descendents of the illustrious Prithviraj Chauhan; the Neemrana Fort – Palace is now one of the oldest heritage resorts in India. Built in 1464, the […]

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  • Ninety kilometres from Udaipur, along the Udaipur – Jodhpur highway sits Ranakpur, one of the 5 major holy centres for the Jain community in India. The small village is cosy […]

    Tourist Places in Ranakpur

    Ninety kilometres from Udaipur, along the Udaipur – Jodhpur highway sits Ranakpur, one of the 5 major holy centres for the Jain community in India. The small village is cosy […]

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  • The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the complete opposite of the landscape that usually represents the state. It is the highest peak of the Aravali range and […]

    Explore Mt. Abu

    The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the complete opposite of the landscape that usually represents the state. It is the highest peak of the Aravali range and […]

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  • It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

    Cultural Tourism in Rajasthan

    It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

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  • Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

    Explore Bharatpur

    Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

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  • The Rajasthan government has recently decided to convert the Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary into a national park in an attempt to conserve some highly endangered species in the area as well […]

    Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary now a National Park!

    The Rajasthan government has recently decided to convert the Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary into a national park in an attempt to conserve some highly endangered species in the area as well […]

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  • Abundant with natural beauty, Himachal Pradesh is one of the Northern most states of India. The region holds great significance historically, culturally and religiously as civilization here dates back to […]

    Discover Himachal Pradesh

    Abundant with natural beauty, Himachal Pradesh is one of the Northern most states of India. The region holds great significance historically, culturally and religiously as civilization here dates back to […]

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  • Rajputs were one of the major ruling warrior classes in the Indian subcontinent, found mostly in Northern India. Erstwhile Rajputana, now known as the modern of Rajasthan, was divided into […]

    Marwar Festival, Jodhpur

    Rajputs were one of the major ruling warrior classes in the Indian subcontinent, found mostly in Northern India. Erstwhile Rajputana, now known as the modern of Rajasthan, was divided into […]

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  • Any girl’s dream come true is going on a shopping spree, a relaxing spa session or a scrumptious brunch and a movie on the weekend. However, nothing is better than […]

    Top 5 All Girl Vacation Destinations in India

    Any girl’s dream come true is going on a shopping spree, a relaxing spa session or a scrumptious brunch and a movie on the weekend. However, nothing is better than […]

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  • Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

    Top 5 Free Things to Do in India

    Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

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  • One upon a time, there was a Rajput prince called Rao Bika. He was the second son of Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur and he would never inherit his […]

    Explore Bikaner

    One upon a time, there was a Rajput prince called Rao Bika. He was the second son of Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur and he would never inherit his […]

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  • The erstwhile princely states, the grandiose traditions of elegant royal families, the legends of valiant wars, and the physical remnants of a society based on noble chivalry – all play […]

    Top 10 Heritage Hotels in Rajasthan

    The erstwhile princely states, the grandiose traditions of elegant royal families, the legends of valiant wars, and the physical remnants of a society based on noble chivalry – all play […]

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  • Some 80 odd kilometres northwest of Udaipur is Kumbalgarh, the 15th century fortress built by the legendary Rana Kumbha. Situated some 3500 feet above sea level, the fortress was such […]

    Review: The Aodhi, Kumbalgarh

    Some 80 odd kilometres northwest of Udaipur is Kumbalgarh, the 15th century fortress built by the legendary Rana Kumbha. Situated some 3500 feet above sea level, the fortress was such […]

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