You’ve just booked a tour of Rajasthan, one of India’s most vibrant and thrilling destinations that offers everything from rich history to colourful culture, exotic wildlife to unique experiences. And with SOTC’s packages, you get a taste of it all. Now, before you make the journey, it’s time to go over all of the necessary information to get you travel-ready.
With desert-like climes, you need to be prepared for the conditions and weather. Not just that — the activities can range from boating to hiking to camel riding, so it’s important you’re comfortable throughout. This helpful guide has our expert tips on getting you to do just that.
Two Weeks Prior
Let’s get started with some of the frequently asked questions about journeys to Rajasthan.
What Are The Important Documents Required For This Journey?
Since this isn’t an international journey, you do not need a passport or visa documentation for Indian nationals.
But you will still need:
1. Photo ID with address proof like driver’s license or Adhaar Card for airport entry and hotel check-in
2. Tickets in print and soft-copy
What Should You Pack?
What Is The Maximum Luggage Allowed By Airlines?
For domestic flights, your luggage should generally weigh not more than:
However, various carriers could have different baggage allowance rules, so it’s best you check on their website to be sure.
Two To Three Days Before The Trip
You do not need any foreign exchange as the Indian Rupee is the local currency.
Power Banks And Adapters
Most plugs should work in the available sockets around Rajasthan, but it is always better to carry an adapter just in case. Power banks can come handy when you’re out and about for long hours or in regions without power outlets.
Make and take your own travel first-aid kit with the following items:
The Day Of Travel
There’s no real need to carry any ready-to-eat food for the journey to Rajasthan as it won’t take that long, but you can if you wish to.
Travel insurance is an important asset when it comes to protecting yourself while holidaying, like in the case of unwanted circumstances interrupting or cutting short your trip once the bookings have been made. It allows you to recover some of your money as well as provides medical assistance and cover during the journey. Choose from any of the top travel insurance companies or ask SOTC for assistance.
While travelling through Rajasthan, it is wise to have the local emergency and police numbers for safety.
Confirm your hotel bookings and insist on a receipt before you leave for your destination. Check if your hotel provides pick-up and drop-off services or ask SOTC to organise it as part of your package.
Cash / Card
Debit and Credit Cards are accepted across most places in Rajasthan and ATMs are available in all major cities and towns. Though it’s always good to carry some cash for daily use.
During The Trip
The language spoken locally is primarily Hindi, although there are plenty of regional dialects as well. As tourism is prominent, English is also known by many. You shouldn’t have any trouble communicating or getting around.
Tips For Travelling In Rajasthan
Rajasthan is such a wonderfully different destination and these handy pieces of advice are just what you need to explore it with ease, comfort and the joys of travel.
When To Visit:
You’re in for a host of amazing experiences in beautiful Rajasthan, whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, culture lover, wildlife admirer or spiritual seeker.
Rajasthan In The Arts:
Rajasthan’s picturesque cities and landscapes have often picked depicted in movies. Some of the biggest Bollywood films shot here include Jodhaa Akbar, Highway and Rang De Basanti. Some Hollywood movies also have scenes filmed here, such as The Dark Night Rises and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.