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7 Reasons to Travel to Deserts This Season!

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Despite being a desert, Thar is a carnival of colours. Sample the vibrant culture of Rajasthan with a little help from our side.

7 Reasons to Travel to Deserts This Season!:

  1. Hotel Boheda Palace, Udaipur (Rajasthan)
  2. Rajvilas Palace, Bikaner (Rajasthan)
  3. Madhuvan Hotel, Dausa (Rajasthan)
  4. Fort Rajwada, Jaisalmer (Rajasthan)
  5. Aaram Baagh, Pushkar (Rajasthan)
  6. Chokhi Dhani, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  7. Indana Palace, Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

1. Stay in a haveli

Stay in a haveli
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source: flickr - Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

Rewinding the history by looking at the intricate architecture is one thing, but imagine staying in a heritage structure. Staying in Havelis turned hotels is a great way to experience the lavish lifestyle that most people only dream of. 

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2. Visit a camel breeding farm

Visit a camel breeding farm
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source: otherworld.com

The camel breeding farm located 8 km from Bikaner is a one-of-a-kind attraction in Asia. Enjoy a camel ride, learn about camels and rural life, see calves play, witness camel feeding, and the camel museum.  

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17 Sightseeings

3. The fascinating Chand baori

The fascinating Chand baori
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The marvellous square structure is 13 stories deep, lined along the walls on three sides with 3,500 narrow steps arranged in perfect symmetry .Some scenes from The Dark Knight Rises were shot here.

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15 Sightseeings

4. Visit the haunted village of Kuldhara

Visit the haunted village of Kuldhara
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It is believed that the residents of Kuldhara and adjoining 85 villages abandoned their homes overnight in 1825. Travel enthusiasts love to visit Kuldhara for its eerie and offbeat appeal.

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5. Meet decorated camels at the Pushkar fair

Meet decorated camels at the Pushkar fair
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Pushkar is one of the best palces to go to if you want to see the varied colours of Rajasthan. The annual 5-day camel fair is one of its kind.

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13 Sightseeings

6. Do some ethnic shopping in Jaipur

Do some ethnic shopping in Jaipur
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Jaipur is known for - bed sheets, Jaipuri jutti (ethnic shoes), salwar suits, cushions, home decor artifacts, and readymade suits. One can find a rich variety of various prints and designs such as Sanganeri, bagru, batik, and bandhej.

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7. Listen to native music

Listen to native music
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With influences from Sindh and Pakistan and roots set in Indian classical, Rajasthani music has a lot to offer for the true music lover.

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