Top Five Off-beat destinations to visit in Rajasthan

Top Five Off-beat destinations to visit in Rajasthan

Top Five Off-beat destinations to visit in Rajasthan Rajasthan- The land of Maharajas, the land of versatile cultures,the land of sand dunes, the land of Havelies. When you are in Rajasthan you must visit some beautiful offbeat places. Here is a list of Top five offbeat places. 1. Tanot Tannot Basically a village, is close to the border with Pakistan. This is also a battle field of 1971 Indo-Pak war. There is a temple, popularly known as Tannot Mata Temple. Tourists cannot go beyond this temple to see the Indo–Pak Border unless one gets the relevant documentation in advance from the District and Military Authorities. This is one of the best place to explore Thar Desert. Location: The temple is some 153 kilometers (95 mi) from the City of Jaisalmer, and it takes about two hours to reach by road. Best time to visit: November to February History: It is said that during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, Pakistani Army dropped several bombs targeting the temple but none of the bombs could fall on the temple and large number of the bombs in the vicinity of the temple did not explode. After the war the temple management was handed over to Border Security Force of India. On date Border Security Force Jawans made the temple. The temple has a museum which has collections of the unexploded bombs dropped by Pakistan. What to see: Thar Desert,Tannot Mata Temple, War Memorial, Indo-Pak Border, Wind-based renewable energy projects. Note: Mobile networks are available upto Ramgarh. Route to follow: Jaisalmeer-Ramgarh-Tanot. Nearby city: Jaisalmer Staying Option: There is no staying option so you have to...
KER SANGRI – A special food of Indian Thar Desert.

KER SANGRI – A special food of Indian Thar Desert.

KER SANGRI – A special food of Indian Thar Desert. From the day of planning of my Rajasthan trip I was much interested about Rajasthani foods. I always love to try new foods of different places. When I got opportunity to test a new Rajasthani Dish Ker Sangri I was very excited to test it. This is specially dish of Thar desert. Ker Sangri is made of five ingredients which are all available at Thar desert. Personal Experience:  I tried this dish for the first time.This is specially dish of desert herb. Test is light sour and spicy. You can feel stems. Cost of the food: Rs 150/ (per plate) Where to eat: You will specially get Ker Sangri mainly at Khuri, Sam of Jaisalmeer and Bishnoi Village of Jodhpur. Recipe  So go and test it !!! and send me a feed...
Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur)

Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur)

Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur) The Keoladeo National Park or Bharatpur Bird sanctuary is one of the best bird watching destinations in India. The sanctuary is named after a Keoladeo (Siva) temple within its boundary. Morning and evening is the best time for bird watching. This sanctuary is home for 366 species of birds, 379 species of floras, 50 species of fishes, 13 species of snakes, 5 species of lizards, 7 species amphibians and 7 species turtle. Best Time to Visit: October to March Famous for: Bird Watching. Activities: Nature walks, bird watching,  Vegetation: Grass land Location: 27.07N-77.29E Nearby Attractions: Lohagarh Fort, Kasrra Durbar palace, Diyalo Bangala Palace, DAO building, Ganesh Temple, Devghat, Bhageswari temple, Kalika temple, Durga Temple. Entry Fees: For Student : Rs 10/- (with Id Card) For Indian: Rs 50/- For Foreigner: Rs 200/- Video Camera : Rs 200/- Bicycle : 30/day Cycle rickshaw: 50-75/hour Guide: 150/hour Distance Chart: Agra: 53km Delhi: 168km Jaipur: 171km How to get there: By Air: Agra is the nearest airport connected Delhi trough a number of flights. By rail: Nearest railhead Bharatpur. A number of trains are available from Delhi,Mumbai. By Road: A network of express bus service link Bharatpur with several cities of Rajasthan. Driving route: To reach Bharatpur from Delhi, take NH 2 to Mathura via Faridabad, Palwal, Hodal and Kosi Kalan. From Mathura, take the state road to Bharatpur. How to Plan a trip: Bharatpur ideal for 3days trip. But it may vary depending on your criteria. For this trip first reach Delhi. From there take a bus or hire a car to reach Bharatpur.The best way to...