Exploring beyond the Golden Triangle

If you’re after a taste of India’s royal past complete with forts, festivals and forbidding deserts, then Rajasthan is your trip. The Land of Kings is home to some of India’s most beguiling cities, built by princely Rajputs and fortified against battle with forts, castles and palaces.

About this guide

Many travellers to North India confine themselves to the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. All these are worth visiting, but expanding your trip into Rajasthan — or for the adventurous, starting there — will not disappoint.

Nowhere in India is more colourful. From the blue cities of Jaisalmer and Jodhpur to the Amber Fort of Jaipur, Rajasthan’s cities — and historical textiles — have inspired designers and creatives across the world. Author Rudyard Kipling lived in Bundi for a time, providing inspiration for Kim and the Jungle Book.

So come to Rajasthan and admire its battle-scarred forts made of sandstone and marble, its hardy desert villages, and most of all, its people.

Authors Lakshmi Sharath, Mariellen Ward, Rachel Bracken-Singh
Editors Karam Filfilan
Format PDF
Published 2019
No. of Pages 93

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