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Rajasthan Desert Tour – Popular Tourist Places

By Swati Paliwal Subscribe to RSS | December 13th 2011 | Views:

Rajasthan, the largest state of India, is a globally famous tourist destination in the country. The state is widely acclaimed for its magnificent forts, palaces, temples, museums and other magnificent monuments. Exotic wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, desert landscapes, desert villages and rippling sand dunes are also attractions for tourism in this royal and imperial Indian state of Rajasthan. Dotted with many magnificent monuments the land of royal Rajasthan is India’s only destination for desert tourism. It is the state where tourists can explore the vast stretch of the desert by exciting camel safari ride or jeep safari ride. It is the destination where tourists can see rippling sand dunes changing their hues and shapes with the gust of winds. Have a look at some of popular destinations on Rajasthan desert tour in India.

Bikaner: Bikaner is a beautiful city located on the edge of the Vast Thar Desert on the northern part of the state. This beautiful desert town was founded in the year 1488 by Rao Bikaji – a descendant of Rao Jodha Ji, the founder of Jodhpur. Surrounded by a high wall with 37 magnificent bastions with two entrances the beautiful town of Bikaner is a much sought after tourist destination on Rajasthan desert tour. Major attractions for tourism in this city include Junagarh Fort, Fort Museum, Jain Temples, Havelis, Camel Safari, Desert, Sand Dunes, etc. These all attractions make the city very appealing to travelers coming from different parts of the world.

Jodhpur: Lovingly known as the Blue City of India, Jodhpur is a historical and the second largest city of Indian state of Rajasthan. Located on the edge of the great Thar Desert it is renowned for its magnificent forts, palaces, temples and other appealing attractions. It is a much sought after tourist destination in the state with many attractions and opportunity take excursion to nearby traditional villages located in the Thar Desert. Mehrangarh Fort, Government Museum, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada Memorial, Balsamand Lake & Palace and Mandore Garden are prime tourist attractions in the city which attract travelers. Visiting the historic town of Jodhpur on your India Rajasthan Tours would be truly a delightful experience that will last in your memories for lifetime.

Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer is a beautiful city and wonderful tourist destination located in the middle of the great Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Fondly known as the Golden City of India, it is a much sought after tourist destination on the itinerary of Rajasthan desert tour with many attractions and opportunity to explore the desert and sand dunes by exciting camel safari rides. Major attractions for tourism in Jaisalmer include Golden Fort, Jain Temples, Merchant Havelis, Desert National Park, Camel Safari and Sam Sand Dunes. The town is also famous for annually held Desert Festival.

Swati Paliwal - About Author:
Swati Paliwal is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. She has authored many books on tour guide for India Luxury Travel and North India Travel.

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