"A Journey across Rajasthan" Top 5 Page for this destination State of Rajasthan by darthmilmo

State of Rajasthan Travel Guide: 3,509 reviews and 11,254 photos

Rajasthan is a state of India rich with history. It is the home of the Maharayas and the powerful Rajasthan armies. The Moghuls invaders from Persia knew better then to fight them off so they allied with them and allowed them to keep regional control. It worked for a few centuries until some of the Maharayas rebelled and took over full control of their princely states. Most were to remain in control until the Indian Independence in the late 1940's. At that time, all the princely states and territories of the union gave up their sovereignty in favor of a unified India. As a tourist today, you can wonder among the many magnificent fortresses and palaces scattered throughout the state. There are so many things to see and do in Rajasthan that I was obliged to build a VT page to share my trip with you.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Spectacular forts, lavish palaces, mesmerizing desert scenery, friendly locals
  • Cons:not having enough time or money to see it all
  • In a nutshell:One of the most colorful regions in India
  • Last visit to State of Rajasthan: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • songlines's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2007 at 11:13 PM

    What a fantastic VTpages you got! I very much enjoyed reading about your travels and your photos are beautiful! I'm off to South of India in November. Greetings from West Cork.

  • tremendopunto's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2006 at 1:12 PM

    Thanks for you Bundi tip! I would have missed this pearl of Rajasthan otherwise. Thanks a lot!

  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2006 at 3:43 AM

    That camel safari sounds really good. Hope to do something similar when we visit Rajasthan in March.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 6, 2006 at 8:02 PM

    The best writing and pictures I have found recently on VT! I've learn a lot fascinating things and seen quite different culture, at least virtually (with no smell haha), thanks a million! :-)

  • Dec 10, 2005 at 8:40 AM

    Hi, I didnt have time to get to Rajasthan and the Thar desert. Very good pictures. Thanks. Regards, Neil

  • cuppadamoksha's Profile Photo
    Nov 23, 2005 at 7:44 AM

    Now i wish i get a chance to visit Rajasthan asap.. luved the postcard .. :))


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