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Amber Fort, Rajasthan

RTDC Accommodations

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation provides clean, decent and affordable accommodation in their chain of RTDC Hotels spread all over the state. Bookings could be made from RTDC offices or locally.

For more information please contact:

  • Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
    Hotel Swagatham Campus
    Near Railway Station, Jaipur 302 001.
    Tel: (91) (141) 202761/203531
    Fax: (91) (141) 201045
    Email: rtdc@jp1.vsnl.net.in

Transport facilities

Palace on Wheels

Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) buses that run all around Rajasthan and to many neighbouring states are categorised into five types of services. Starting from Ordinary & Express buses that cover villages & smaller towns, the fleet boasts of several Luxury Coaches for Corporation's Semi-Deluxe, Deluxe and Air Conditioned Services. Apart from these, RSRTC also runs numerous City buses in the city of Jaipur and is the most popular mean of public transportation in this growing metropolis.

Deluxe Buses, more popularly known as Silver Line Buses, cover the entire spread of the state and have regular runs to almost all major cities of the neighbouring states.

For further information please contact:

  • Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation
    Parivahan Marg, Jaipur.
    Tel: +(91) (141) 373043/44/51/54/56
    Fax: +(91) (141) 373004
    Telex: RRTC IN 365-2372
    Email: Gen. Information
    Email: Customer Support

Several private travel services those run by tour operators/travel agents are also available. Chauffeur driven private cars and taxis for long distance travel are also available in the major towns of Rajasthan.

Tours

RTDC conducts a wide range of tours from Jaipur. Booking can be made from its offices at Jaipur and Delhi.

Palace on Wheels

Travelling on the Palace-on-Wheels is a veritable regal delight, an unparalleled experience. This 7 nights and 8 days tour starts from Delhi and takes a traveller to Jaipur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra and return to Delhi. The train is provided with the state of the art amenities and smart uniformed attendants to take care of your needs. You will be treated as a Maharaja throughout your stay in the train. The train is provided with hot and cold water facilities and austhenic furnishing of the cabins with Indian and continental cuisine. In addition, there is a bar and a library to relax in.

For more information and booking visit the following websites:

www.palaceonwheelsindia.com

www.palaceonwheels.net

Adventure Sports

Rajasthan offers a veriety of adventure sports for the enthusiasts. They include trekking, water sports, angling, parasailing and horse, camel and bike safaris.

Horse Safari

Horse Safari is organised by some private tour operators. The Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation organises a Safari (4 days) on request which starts from Jaipur.

Camel Safari

The safari is organised to take one through the golden sands of the vast Thar desert and untamed countryside. The rolling landscape of the sand an shrub covered area is breathtakingly beautiful and the range of flora and fauna surprisingly large for desert area. RTDC arranges a camel safari on request from Delhi and Jaipur during Nagaur Fair and desert festival.

Trekking

The topography of Rajasthan that varies from sand-dunes of the desert to the lofty hill ranges of the Aravallis makes Rajasthan a trekker’s paradise. The best time for trekking in Rajasthan is from November to February.

Water Sports

The lakes of Rajasthan are known for water sports.Throughout the year, water sports of all kinds can be arranged here. Facilities for swimming, boating etc. are available. Boating is a regular feature, conducted by trained RTDC staff. Rajasthan also offers angling sites in Bharatpur, Alwar, Mansarover near Sariska, Kukas and Jaipur. But the anglers should carry their own equipment and obtain permission from the Fisheries Department.

Parasailing

Parasailing and ballooning are annual events held in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Pushkar and attract a large number of tourists and adventure seekers.

  • Tourist Information Centers,
    Govt. of India Tourist Office
    State Hotel, Khasa Kothi, Jaipur 302 001.
    Tel: +(91) (141) 372200
  • Dept. of Tourism, Art & Culture
    Pariyatan BhavanGovt. Hostel Campus, Jaipur
    Tel: +(91) (141) 370180
    Fax: +(91) (141) 201045
  • Rajasthan Tourism Developement Corporation Ltd.
    Hotel Swagatham Campus
    Near Railway Station, Jaipur 302 001.
    Tel: (91) (141) 202761/203531
    Fax: (91) (141) 201045
    Email: rtdc@jp1.vsnl.net.in
  • Rajasthan Tourism Developement Corporation Ltd.
    Bikaner House, New Delhi.
    Tel: (91) (11) 23383837/23381884
    Fax: (91) (11) 23382823
    Email: