Eat at Revival: A foodie travellers Wikipedia

At Eat At Revival, we collect information of all the amazing local cuisine a traveler (especially a foodie travellers) can taste while he or she is enjoying this holidays. Currently we are adding cities and states from India, as we have been able to collect some good amount of contributors from this sweet nation, but if you want to add tourist cities and their local cuisine, you are welcome to be a contributor at Eat at Revival.

Lets starts with Western India:

India has 29 states and the most tourism dominated part of India is the western India. Here we have the states if Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa. And in our search for amazing cuisine from amazing tourist cities, we have chosen, the state of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan: Padharo Mhare Desh

Rajasthan padharo mhare desh
Rajasthan padharo mhare desh

The capital of Rajasthan is Jaipur, which is also known as Pink City, as the old part of Jaipur, where you will find City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and many old temples, is colored Pink. The market was colored with pink colour when in 19th century, the king of Wales visited Jaipur and in his honour, the maharaja of Jaipur, coloured the whole city with Pink colour. Below we have shared some links which are useful for travellers planning to visit Jaipur, as these links have details on streef food of Jaipur, tourist sites to see in Jaipur, some popular hotels, etc. Have a look at them.

Popular street food in Jaipur:

  1. Lassiwala, MI Road
  2. Dal Baati Churma, Bani Park
  3. Egg Dee – Sanjay Omelette

Tourist sites to see in Jaipur:

  1. Amber Fort, Jaipur
  2. City Palace, Jaipur
  3. Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Accommodation in Jaipur:

  1. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
  2. Shivvilas, Jaipur
  3. Samode Haveli, Jaipur

Topic of the month: Jaisalmer, the Golden City

Jaisalmer city
Jaisalmer city

For most travelers, who are planning to visit the desert destination of Dubai, an image of dunes always come to mind. But did you know that in India, there is a region which is full of many dunes and even desert camps? We are talking about the Golden city of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is one of top five tourist cities in Rajasthan which attracts a huge number of travelers from September to March. In summer time, this city is on a stand still as the weather here goes above 45, but that not in the case of winters.

Apart from many tourist sites in Jaisalmer city, the main attraction for tourist is the sand dunes of Sam and Khuri. At these dunes, many local villages are found with camel, and there are more than 50 desert camp sites which offer jeep safari. Both camel and jeeps are used for a Desert Safari tour of Sam sand dune and Khuri sand dune. Later by evening (around 7 pm), guests visit these camps where they enjoy gypsy musician and dance program, along with dinner. A one night stay in these desert camps in Sam cost Rs 4000 to Rs 15000 per night.

Have a look at these list of desert camps by three local holiday tour package firms, which suggest on how to book a desert camp in Sam Jaisalmer and what all outdoor activities one must enjoy.

List of desert camps in Jaisalmer by Chetram Voyages: Chetram Voyages is a Jaisalmer based tour package company, and in this list of 10 best Jaisalmer Desert Camps in Sam sand dunes Jaisalmer, they share names of top 10 camps, along with desert activities enjoy in Sam Jaisalmer.

List of desert camps in Jaisalmer by Santram Holidays: Santram Holidays is a New Delhi based tour operation, which deals in tour packages of Jaisalmer and whole Rajasthan. In their list of 7 stunning desert camps in Jaisalmer, they have shared their seven best tents in Sam, Khuri, and Jhabra. In this list of Santram Holidays, one can also get the contact numbers and websites of all seven desert camps.

List of desert tents in Jaisalmer (Sam) by JTP: JTP (Short form of Jaisalmer Tour Package Company) is one of the oldest tour package firms in Jaisalmer. They have crafted a list of five favorite desert camps in Jaisalmer which they feel are the most professional camp resorts in Sam sand dune Jaisalmer.

A few more points of Jaisalmer tourism…

Tourist sites to see in Jaisalmer:

  1. Golden Fort, Jaisalmer
  2. Gadisar Lake
  3. Bada Bagh
  4. Vyaas Chatri
  5. Sam sand dune

Accommodation in Jaisalmer:

  1. Fort Rajwada
  2. Suryagarh Hotel
  3. Rang Mahal Hotel
  4. Club Mahindra Jaisalmer
  5. Hotel Tokyo Palace

Desert Camps in Jaisalmer:

  1. Royal Desert Safari Pvt Ltd
  2. Rajputana Desert Camp
  3. Dangri Desert Safari Camp
  4. Heritage Queen Desert Camp
  5. Oasis Desert Camp

Activities to enjoy in Jaisalmer desert area:-

Jaisalmer is surrounded by some of the best desert sites in India. The to most popular ones are Sam sand dunes and Khuri sand dunes. Apart from this, many travel agencies take guests to dunes which are close to international boder, that are amazing but also risky, as they might be stopped by BSF (Border security force).

At Sam and Khuri, one can book a camel or a jeep to enjoy a desert safari tour of Sam sand dune. Check out Chetram Voyages Jaisalmer desert safari tours to know more about the timing of these tours and how to reach Sams sand dune from Jaisalmer.

Note: Private cars are not allowed at sam sand dunes, as it’s quite risky to driver on sand dunes and the best season to plan a tour of Jaisalmer is from October to March.

Topic of the month: New Delhi, the capital of India

New Delhi is a historic city, where you can find evidence of empires which are more than 5000 years old. Since the 11th century, New Delhi has been the capital of Delhi Sultanates, Mughal empire, British empire and now, Republic of India.

Majority of travelers who plan to explore India, lands at Indra Gandhi International Airport, and from these they spend 1-2 days in the capital and then plan their tour from here. In short, Delhi is the pickup point for majority of travelers visiting India.

List of popular tourist sites to visit from New Delhi.

  1. Agra, which is 250 km away
  2. Jaipur, which is 300 km away
  3. Ranthambore National Park, 5 hour train ride
  4. Chandigarh, 250 km away
  5. Hill stations of Himachal & Uttarakhand, that are 8-10 hour drive from New Delhi.

I would suggest you to hire a car rental service in Delhi, and then plan a tour of all the above popular tourist attractions. And to explore Delhi, you can book a Delhi sightseeing tour package for 2 days, from many local car rental firms in the capital. As per our experience, you must give 2 days to visit sites like Old Delhi, Rajpath, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, etc.