Rajasthan is located on the north-west part of India, and is also India’s largest state. It was once upon a time the land of kings and queens, warriors and fighters, and the focal point of many mythology and Hindu religious epics. It has a long border with Pakistan on the western side and is mostly desert with breathtaking sand dunes that can leave anyone spellbound.On the other hand you will also see a Rajasthan with lush green forests in the Aravali Mountain Ranges, innumerable lakes, wooded hills, and of course men and women in colourful dresses, with men sporting the famed Rajasthani turbans (some match it with an enviable moustache) and village women with mirrored skirts. Also be prepared to see women pulling handcarts with ease, a feat not many men even can do. Though you may miss some of these if you don’t travel extensively, there are at least couple things no visitor will miss here – Forts and Palaces, and some remnants of a bygone era. You will also be treated to a spectacular sight of bustling towns, camels and elephants on the street, and if you can manage be able to see tigers in the forest. To complete your travel in Rajasthan, take a camel ride. Almost no traveller from Europe or the Americas will want to miss Jaipur, The Pink City.Contrasting landscape is inherent to this state. Rajasthan is a landlocked state, and to reach the nearest sea coast you will have to travel through Gujarat with which it has a long border. The other Indian states to have border with Rajasthan include Punjab and Haryana on the north, and Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in the eastern side. Just like the contrast in landscape, climatic conditions vary vastly. You will see plenty of sunshine in the day, and experience biting cold nights in winter. Rajasthan has 4 distinct climates.
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