Rajasthan literally means the land of the kings. It is indeed one of the most intriguing and royal places in India, imposing its grandeur in a way that cannot either be missed or taken granted for. The state is full of stories waiting to be told, of royalty ready to be explored and thrill unlike any other you have experienced. The memorable architecture of the forts and Havelis and the beauty of the deserts and monuments shall be etched in your memory forever.
When it comes to adventure and sports, there is no dearth of option in the state. Below we speak about some such options:
When it comes to adventure and sports, Rajasthan has to a lot to offer to the visitors. The most sought after adventure event is the camel safari along with camping in the Thar Desert. Braving through the enigmatic sand dunes, the journey will take you to the small desert villages where you can witness the ruins of ancient monuments and buildings.
It is also amazing to have a peek into the lives of the colourful locals who have adapted to the extreme climate of the desert. If you wish to experience royalty, there is always an option of opting for deluxe tents that provide lavish bedrooms along with luxurious showers that run hot/cold water with extravagant yet authentic Rajasthani meals.
Another popular way of exploring the desert is to go an elephant safari. Another most obvious option would be to confine yourself to the safety of a Jeep, but in no ways is it less exciting. To experience the desert in its glory, riding on the back of an animal would be the best bet. However, to have an experience that lies on the lines of sport such as the Dakar rally, riding a jeep ought to be a lot of fun!
When it comes to sport, the royal state has a lot to offer. Get your adrenaline pumping with the zip-lining at Jodhpur. The Mehrangarh fort offers some of the most exhilarating and exiting zip-line flights and might require well over two hours to complete all the circuits! The breath taking views whilst flying down the fort are simply not to be missed!
If you’re a water person, Rajasthan offers a range of water sport activities that include boating, swimming and rafting, during which you may even get a chance to behold crocodiles and its likes. The lakes here are simply stunning and also offer parasailing all year round. To get your heart pumping, you might love to have some paragliding action. The endless strips of land prove to be fun when you become seemingly one with the skies, at times over the beautiful hills of Mount Abu. Annual events are held at Jaipur, Jodhpur and Pushkar that attract a huge number of tourists and adventure seekers.
To experience competitive sport, Rajasthan offers the excitement of Polo and also the serenity offered by golf. For a more cultural sport, there are kite flying events that are anticipated by several communities in Rajasthan, especially during its peak in January, the month home to the Indian kite flying festival ‘Makar Sankranti’. Rajasthan also numerous values where hot air ballooning is organised.