Siituated on the banks of the river Yamuna of , Agra is the most popular destination in India. This city which was built during 1475 had existed during Mahabharat period and Mahirshi Angira in 1000 BC. Interstingly the city came into prominence only during the Mughal period. Agra always attracts large number of tourists for the beauty of the Mughal architecture most notably is one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. This place is stunning to view at night for the multi-colored lighting.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Agra. Some of them are Hotel Raj Bed & Breakfast (Tariff – Rs.800), Grand Hotel Agra (Tariff – Rs.1,500), Bhoomi Residency (Tariff – Rs.1800) and Dolphin Inn (Tariff –1600).
The official language of Agra is Hindi. The other language known is Urdu.
The Important Festivals of Agra is Adoor Gajamel (February).
Places to Visit
There are several places of tourist attraction in Agra. Some of the places include Tāj Mahal (12kms from Adilabad) , Agra Fort (5.2 kms from Agra) Fatehpūr Sikrī, (30 kms from Agra) I'timād-Ud-Daulah ( 9 kms from Agra) Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra (12 kms from Agra) and Mankameshwar Temple(12 kms from Agra).
How to Get There
The Agra airport is located 12.5 away from the heart of the city.
There are regular express trains to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Kochi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram etc.
There are regular buses connecting to major cities in North India. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Hans Travels, Royal Travels and Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation(RSRTC). When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.
Rajaldesar is a small village located in the Churu district of Rajasthan. The capital city of Jaipur is 214 km away from here and the district headquarters, Churu, is located at a distance of 87 km. The village has several temples, amongst which the famous one is Sankat Mochan Dhaam. The festival of Holi held in March is celebrated with great enthusiasm in this region.
Places to Stay
The village does not have any budget hotels to offer its tourists. Some of the options that are worth trying out in its district headquarters, Churu, are Hotel Natraj (Tariff-Rs.600), Hotel Rich Garden (Tariff-Rs.800) and SBM Hotel (Tariff-Rs.900).
The official language of this place is Marwari.
Holi in March is the major festival of this region.
Places of Interest
Except for temples, there are no major sightseeing places in Rajaldesar. Some of the places that are worth visiting in Churu are Tal Chhapar Sanctuary, Malji Ka Kamra, Kanhaiyalal Bagla Haveli, Vishwakarma Mandir, Mansa Devi Temple and Pitarji Ghasiramji Mandir.
How to Get There
Surat Airport (124 km) is the nearest one from Rajaldesar.
The nearest railway station is the Sardarshahr Railway Station located at a distance of 3 km.
Large number of state buses and private buses serves this region. Shrinath Nandu Travels is the major private operator catering to Rajaldesar. Book online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of offers and discounts.