Rajasthan is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. It is famous for its golden and beautiful desert. Rajasthan hold major portion of Thar Desert. Actually some portion of Thar is also in Pakistan but India covers major portions. It covers five major physical divisions of India – the Himalayas, Northern Plains, Central Plateau and the Eastern and Western Coastal Plains. Rajasthan has vast expenses of Thar Desert. Western and northwestern parts of Rajasthan are occupied with Thar Desert. Besides desert, Rajasthan is famous among tourists for its massive forts and palatial palaces. Forts and palaces are the pride of Rajasthan. Visit Rajasthan to explore the major attractions of the royal state.
People from far and wide palaces visit the desert region of Rajasthan to explore the golden landscape. Tourists love exploring high and low sand dunes in the desert of Rajasthan. Sam and Khuri villages are best place to explore the beauty of stunning sand dunes. Thar Desert region is dotted with playas or saline lakes. These lakes are locally called as dhands. The climate of this region remains sunny and arid throughout the region and receives scanty rainfall. But still Rajasthan desert tour is frequently undertaken by the global tourists. Camel safari is a popular adventure to enjoy in the desert land of Rajasthan. In fact, camel is the main means of transportation in this region. There are many tourist attractions in the Thar Desert region. Three popular cities of Rajasthan are situation in the desert region – Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur. Jaisalmer and Bikaner are situated on the stark of Thar Desert and Jaisalmer is situated in the middle of the desert. Bikaner is the best place to enjoy Rajasthan camel safari. One can enjoy riding high breeds of camel in Bikaner. There is camel breeding form in Bikaner which is largest in Asia so it is called as Camel City of India.
There are many forts and palaces in these cities that are worth visiting. Some of the popular forts and palaces of Rajasthan are Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon – ki – Haveli, Salim Singhji – ki – Haveli, Nathmalji – ki – Haveli, Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, etc. Tourists visit all these attractions during desert tour. Palaces of Rajasthan are known for their lavishness. Some of the popular palaces Rajasthan have been converted to heritage hotels. A portion of Umaid Bhawan Palace has been also converted to heritage hotel undertaken by Taj Group of Hotel.