Picturesque lake Talab e Shahi near Dholpur!




27 kilometres from Dholpur (and 5 kilometers from Bari) is a picturesque lake- TalabEShahi. The lake and the palace were built in 1617 A.D. as a shooting lodge for Prince Shah Jahan. The palace and the lake were later maintained by the ruler of Dholpur. The lake attracts a large number of winter migratory fowl such as pintail, shoveller, red crested pochard, common pochard, tufted duck, garganey teal, wigeon and Gadwall.

Away from the confines of monotonous life, Talab-e-shahi  is still untouched by modernization.

So the next time on your visit to Dholpur,  along with lazying in the cozy comforts of Raj Niwas Palace, Dholpur, you can also indulge in various activities including many excursion trips to nearby sanctuaries or exploring areas around the place.

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Pushkar Fair begins from Nov 18-27, 2012


The most awaited Pushkar Fair is going to begin from 18th November up till 27th November,2012, also known as Pushkar Camel Fair and Pushkar Cattle Fair is a major event in the travel calendar of Rajasthan and is popular among tourists coming to Rajasthan from all over the World.

Religion, culture and fun, all are witnessed here in abundance. Pushkar is the home of Brahma, Creator of all Creation. Pushkar has the only Brahma temple of the world and is a holy pilgrimage place for Hindus. The Pushkar Fair is held in the month of Kartik, when pilgrims gather here for a dip in the lake to wash away their sins.

Spread over nine days, this fair is the largest of its kind in the world and attracts lakhs of people from both India and abroad. The golden sand comes alive with Rajasthan traditions, a burst of colors and sounds of revelry. The Pushkar Fair is associated with cattle. It is the world’s largest camel fair and other cattle is also bought and sold in large numbers. Camels are a Rajasthani’s pride.

Tourist Attractions during the Pushkar Fair

  • The Holy Dips (Snan)
  • Floating Lamps (Deep Dan)
  • Cattle Trading
  • Temples & Ghats
  • Camel races
  • Music, folk dances and cultural events

The folklores, music, ballads and dance performances at Pushkar showcase the colorful culture of Rajasthan which heightens the joy and excitement of this fair. The bards and the poets enchant the audiences with the tales of gallantry. Cultural shows, exhibitions and movies add to the fun at the Fair.

Location: Pushkar, Rajasthan

Date: November 18 – 27, 2012

Volvos to run on eight new routes from Dec 1

The Fleet of eight new buses has been added to attract more passengers. Seeing the increasing number of travelers going by road, the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) has decided to start new Volvos from Dec 1.

The Volvo from Jaipur to Agra will depart at 12 am and will reach at 5 am from December 1. The fare will be Rs395. For Bikaner, the bus will depart at 5 pm and reach at 10:30 pm at fare Rs365.

Traveling will be convenient from Jaipur to Mount Abu; the Volvo will depart at 8 pm so as to reach at 7:30 am. The fare will be Rs760. Going from Jaipur to Kota will also become comfortable; the Volvo will depart at 10 pm to reach Kota at 3 am at fare Rs365.

In addition to this, Volvo will also connect Jodhpur to Ahemdabad and the fare will be Rs639. The service from Jodhpur to Udaipur has also been started benefitting the people of Rajsamand , Charbhuja and more places at fixed fare of Rs395.

Pushkar Camel Fair

The Pushkar Camel Fair is one of the largest in India and the only one of its kind in the entire world. During the fair, Lakhs of people from rural India flock to Pushkar, along with camel and cattle for several days of livestock trading, horse dealing, pilgrimage and religious festival.

An astonishing 50,000 camels converge on the tiny desert town of Pushkar, in India’s state of Rajasthan, for the annual Pushkar Fair. It’s a fascinating and peculiar sight, and a great opportunity to witness an old traditional style Indian festival.

The original intention behind the Pushkar Camel Fair was to attract local camel and cattle traders to do business during the holy Kartik Purnima festival, held in Pushkar around the full moon in the Hindu lunar month of Kartika. The fair has now also become a major tourist attraction.

Pushkar, this small town of Rajasthan, becomes a cultural phenomenon when colorfully dressed devotees, musicians, acrobats, folk dancers, traders, comedians, ‘sadhus’ monks and tourists reach here during Pushkar fair.. The camel and cattle trading is at its peak during the first half of festival period. During the later half, religious activities dominate the scenario. Devotees take dips in the holy “Sarovar” lake, as the sacred water is known to bestow salvation.

This small town is transformed into a spectacular fair ground, as rows of make shift stalls display an entire range of objects of art to daily utility stuff. Decoration items for cattle, camel and women, everything is sold together. Small handicraft items are the best bargain for buying souvenirs. The camel and horse races have crowds to cheer. Camel judging competitions are quite popular with animal lovers. Each evening brings different folk dances and music of Rajasthan, performers delivering live shows to the roaring and applauding crowds.

Pushkar fair has its own magic and it’s a lifetime experience for travelers. It has featured in numbers of travel shows, films and magazines.

Starting from the November20 to 28, 2012, the Pushkar camel Fair is truly a feast for the eyes. If you are any where within striking distance at the time, it’s an event not to be missed.

T-17 Tigress spotted with three cubs at Ranthambore National Park

Here’s a is good news from the Ranthambore National Park giving enough reason for tiger lovers and conservationists to celebrate. Sundari, the T-17 tigress has been spotted at Rajbagh Talab with her three cubs taking the total number of tigers in the park to 50.

There had been speculation for some time that Sundari had cubs but they were not sighted. This morning, the cubs were seen with the tigress.

Another tiger cub was sighted at the Ranthambhore National Park in May this year. The cub about two-three months old was seen following its mother (T-39) in Sultanpur forest the block of the national park.

With this new addition the total number of tigers in the park has now reached 50 which include 26 adults (12 males and 14 females) and 24 cubs, according to the wildlife authorities at Ranthambore National Park.

Visit the incredible Gagron Fort in Rajasthan

The groundwork of this glorious, impregnable fort started in the 7th century and was completed in the fourteenth century. Gagron Fort is balanced on a low crest at the union of the rivers Kali Sindh and Ahu. Water of these rivers encircles the Gagron Fort on three sides. And there is a deep ditch on the fourth side of the fort. Gagron is one of the rare forts which is surrounded and protected by both van and jal (forest and water). The Mukundara hill ranges lie behind Gagron fort. There is a valley with the width of three miles nearby Gagron fort surrounded by a forest resonating with screams of the peacocks and parrots. A small temple inside the Gagron fort has the idols of Durga, Shiva and Ganesh are erected there. There is a Dargah (Mosque) outside the fort where an annual celebration takes place on the eve of Moharram, New Year as per Islam Calendar. Saint Bhagat Pipa Ji monastery is located close to Gagron Fort.

This year, the Gagnor Fort is also recommended for the status of World Heritage Site along with other Five Forts of Rajasthan.

Honeymoon Destinations in Rajasthan

After tying the knot, every couple wants to relax and enjoy sometime together, away from others. It is also the time when the newly married couple gets to know each other better. We believe that a perfect couple deserves the picture perfect places for the golden days of their life together.

A Honeymoon destination for a newly wed couple must be very special to celebrate the memorable occasion of being together. Rajasthan is the land that breathes both romance and chivalry in an exceptionally traditional way. It has the most pictorial scenes that are worth viewing. With its diverse culture matching its vibrant colors, numerous forts and palaces, the mesmerizing Rajasthan welcomes you with great fervor. This exquisite honeymoon destination is a landscape full of multifarious kingdoms and majestic palaces; sand dune and amazing lakes; impel towns and quiet villages, imperial forts and lush hills.

Alsisar Hotels in Rajasthan offer you the best of the breathtakingly beautiful honeymoon experience within the tranquil luxuries and awe inspiring surroundings for the most romantic memories of life.. Be it the romantic royal retreat in Rajasthan or the mix and match of sun, sand and safari , Alsisar Group with the grandeur and romance of their magnificent hotels at three best destinations i.e. Jaipur, Ranthambore and Shekhawati,  will add to the happiness of being with your loved one. Experience the most exotic and the most romantic holiday of your life with Alsisar hotels.

Catch the lovely sunset from your private terrace or spend some cozy time in the lavish suite with your partner at your side and experience the royal Rajputana heritage that can be cherished for a lifetime.

Let them know your choice and interests and they will make all the arrangements to provide you the heavenly and romantic settings for just the two of you.

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