Monday, May 12, 2008

A Warm Welcome from Rajasthan for Commonwealth Games Tourists

rajasthan tourism

With its rich history, culture and desert landscape, Rajasthan sees a golden opportunity in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games to up its tourist inflow and is sprucing up its roads, hotels and monuments to lure foreigners who come visiting the Indian capital.
Rajasthan has some of the best hotels globally. As Rajasthan is the closest neighbor of Delhi's and expects many tourists. As places like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Ajmer , boast of ancient monuments, art, royal heritage and handicrafts and are a must-see for tourists in India are being given a facelift.
Considering Commonwealth games and for attracting tourists festivals and fairs are being planned, uncharted areas being explored to design them as new destinations and old ones beautified.
Summer and monsoon festivals, cruises on the Chambal river and planned fairs during Dussehra that will continue till Diwali,
To bring alive the ancient monuments, the government is conserving and restoring them and planning sound-and-light shows. Crafts bazaars, camel and horse rides and cuisine shows are all being organised.