| There is much more
to know about Rajasthan than its topography and
climate. Otherwise how else can one explain the
ever growing flow of tourists towards the State
in spite of the extremity of its temperature and
remorseless sand storms?
Rajasthan as a State is a unique blend of history and modernity. The state has
a heritage of courage and valour that passes down generations till date.
richness of its artefacts and the coloured vibrancy
of the costumes and traditional attires are alluring
for the first timers.
There are palaces, forts and havelis littered
across the State that stand as a living testimony
of its past and creates an ambience of hybridism
that is magical and seemingly unreal. Tall camels
galloping beside modern cars on the city streets,
wooden artefacts and colourful costume shops that
accept all the major credit cards, elephants welcoming
its guests by throwing rose petals in a five star
heritage hotel; well all these and more happens
only in Rajasthan!
Dance & Music
a beautiful way of expressing emotions. Unsophisticated,
dancing is visible in fairs and festivals. Dance
on Rasiya songs Charkala of Braj, are a beautiful
expression of joy and happiness. The famous ghoomar
dance of Rajasthan originates from ghoomna. It
shows an eye-catching display of ravishing flowing
ghagras. The snake dance by the Kalbeliya snake
charmers’ community is worth appreciating.
The dancers wear long embroider black skirts with
their bodies’ moving acrobatically, like
rubber in a sensuous performance.
are very few communities and States which could
preserve its native culture and tradition against
the onslaught of modernity. Rajasthan is perhaps
the only state that has preserved its culture and
even modified modernity to further glorify traditions.
No matter where you stay during your trip to the
State and where you roam, it is improbable that
you will not come across Rajasthani culture and
traditions. Be it in the form of folk dances and
song performances at the hotel courtyard or be
it in the form of the traditional artefacts in
your hotel room, or be it in the form of the traditional
hospitality while dining at a restaurant; you cannot
overlook how culture has permeated modernity in
| Talk about
Rajasthani culture and traditions; you cannot afford
to rule out the importance of food as an aspect
of its tradition. The restaurants in the state
are the rarest spots in the country where native
thalis and traditional foods not only find a mention
in the menus, but also boast of being the hottest
selling food items.
Rajasthan certainly is much more than its forts,
its history, its sands, its food or its culture.
Rajasthan Tour is an enchanting experience that comes
from the fusion of all these in a modern setting
that has surprisingly enriched its history rather
than replacing it.
GeTS Holidays, we will ensure you a true experience
of medieval Rajputana culture with modern day amenities.
means land of princes. So the cuisines of Rajasthan
are often complicated exotic dishes. The cuisines
of Rajasthan are also adapted to warlike nature
of medieval Rajasthan and availability of ingredients.
So these dishes could survives for many days. .
Scarcity of water, fresh green vegetables also
have had their effect on cooking. In the desert
belt of Jaisalmer, Barmer and Bikaner, cooks use
a minimum of water and prefer, instead, to use
more milk, buttermilk and clarified butter. A distinct
specialty of the Maheshwari cooking is use of dry
mango powder as a substitute of tomato and use
of asafetida, to enhance the taste in the absence
of garlic and onions.
is a heritage state and very rich in term of folk
arts and crafts. Be it stone or cotton or wool
or leather or metals or ivory or lacs or glass.
The golden touch of rajasthani craftsmen is enough
to convert it into art forms. Rajasthan has also
very rich tradition of miniature painting. The
effect of warlike status is a notable element of
all traditional Rajasthani arts and crafts. Jaipur
meenakari is famed for its delicacy and its use
of colours. Rajasthan is rich in jewellery, each
area having its own unique style. Some of the traditional
designs are rakhri, tirnaniyan, bala, bajuband,
gajra, gokhru, jod, etc. A common sight in the
curio and gift shops of Jaipur is boxes, tables
and trays with brass or copper inlay work. There
are back lanes in Jaipur that ring with the sound
of diamond-tipped chisels and hammers, carefully
chipping away at blocks of marble and red or yellow
| Fair and
festivals are integrated parts of Indian culture.
They are celebrated like carnival in India. These
events changed monotony of life and bring some
joy and laughter. Festivals like Diwali, Dasshara,
Holi, Id, Christmas etc celebrated in every parts
of the country and is integrated part of Indian
life. But every Indian region has some fair or
festival unique to its cultural identity. In Rajasthan
this events celebrated like European carnivals.
So attending these folk festivals is an essential
ingredient of cultural and heritage tour of Rajasthan.
So plan your Rajasthan holiday will GeTS Holidays
and we will fill colour of these festivals in your
is a land of religious harmony. Though known as
land of Rajputs, rulers of rajasthan patronize
every religions and it has some important center
of Hinduism, Jainism and Muslim religion. Ajmer
is the first and foremost canter of Muslims in
India with the mausoleum of Saikh Chistie. Pushkar
is one among five most sacred places for Hindus.
Mount Abu and Ranakpur is famous for their Jain
temples. So if you are looking for a religious
tour Rajasthan worth a choice.
These are glimpses of culture of Rajasthan. It is
impossible to describe the Rajasthan culture, so
if you want to feel it just calls GeTS Holidays.