(Last Updated on : 22-08-2015)
Transport in Rajasthan
deals with the ancient form of transportation which are now also found in the regions of Rajasthan, and the new transportation system includes aam admi
transportation systems like auto rickshaw, buses, carts and the small utility cars, while on the other hand the luxury wheels of trains and the buses are for the tourists of national and international arenas.
Travelling within Rajasthan could be quite easy for the travellers. A state whose economy
is largely dependent on travel and tourism the transport network of that state has to be good. Rajasthan's transport system is quite impressive. Even if the travelers have a short time on their hands and are looking forward to a hurricane tour they will face absolutely no problems in this regard.
The state of Rajasthan is the largest in the Indian dominion. Hence flights are a favourable option to travel from one place to other cities for Jaipur
, Jodhpur and Udaipur
. Internationally also Rajasthan is well connected with the rest of the world by air. The international airport of Rajasthan is at Jaipur, the state capital.
As far as the railways are concerned the most well known railway is the Palace on Wheels. This is the most luxurious way of taking a look at the royal monuments of the bygone years. The train was so named because of the royal background of its coaches.
Another popular way of traveling through Rajasthan
is the Heritage on Wheels. Unlike the Palace On Wheels this train will enable the travelers to witness the small cities that are also an important part of Rajasthan's ethnicity. Bikaner
, Gajner, Nawalgarh
and Ramgarh can be toured through this train.
During winter season the tourists can also avail the Fairy Queen train. The local transportation system has also been developed to help the tourists. The regular tours from cities like Agra, Delhi and other neighbouring cities are activated for the tourists.
Several packaged tours are available for touring the state. Apart from these local city tours are also available. Such tours are organized by RTDC as well several traveling agencies. The tours to such places include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Ajmer, Mount Abu, Chittorgarh, Kota, Barmer and other destinations such as the national reserves and religious sites