All points within the state
are connected by both road and rail. While
railway connections offer convenient overnighters,
reservations are necessary.
coming from overseas can choose to come via Delhi
or Mumbai, with Delhi being closer, and providing
the ideal entry point through Jaipur. From Mumbai,
the entry point into Rajasthan is Udaipur. The only
other national airport used for civil aviation services
is at Jodhpur.
: Jaipur is the main airport to enter
Rajasthan. Serviced by all the domestic airlines of India,
Jaipur has connections to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Aurangabad,
Jodhpur and few more cities in India. Other major airports
are in Udaipur and Jodhpur.
Rail: Rajasthan holidays, like many other
facets of the state is another unforgettable experience,
more if you consider traveling by train. Palace on Wheels,
one of the most luxurious trains in the world, is the highpoint
of any travel to Rajasthan. Seven days of unmatched hospitality,
living life like a king, in the moving kingdom of Palace
on Wheels is just out of this world.
Road transport in Rajasthan, on the
other hand, is much better than in the other parts of India.
But, most enduring of the memories in Rajasthan is undoubtedly
Camel Safari and Horse Safari across the Thar Desert.
Credit cards are accepted in most tourist towns, and certainly
at hotels and shops. For visitors wary of the local cuisine,
continental cuisine is widely available: where it may fail
to be authentic, or come up to gourmet standards, it will
most certainly offer the familiar taste of home.
Bottled mineral water is widely available. The state has
an extensive network of postal services and banks, as well
as telecommunication links with the rest of the world. While
it may not lack in modern amenities, Rajasthan's flavor
is delightfully medieval - truly a place where time, as
the cliché goes, has stood still.