Student Blog: The Jewels of Rajasthan

Jewels of Rajasthan

Posted on Nov 23, 2017 in Exploring Self Outside the Classroom,Student Speak


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“Travelling: it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” These wise words by Ibn Battuta states how beautiful an experience travelling is and here, in our blog we have tried to pen down the spellbinding experience we had in Rajasthan.

Our quest began with the heavenly views of the pink city, Jaipur followed by Jodhpur and finally leading us to the golden city of Jaisalmer and the Great Indian Desert, the Thar. It was an awe to visit Rajasthan and visit these places.

Jewels of Rajasthan

Our journey began with the abandoned village of Kuldhara. It is nearly 15 Kms away from the city of Jaisalmer. The story behind it, as explained by our journey mentors was mind boggling apart from being highly mysterious.

Jewels of Rajasthan

The best attraction was the mighty Thar. Our approach got set with a Jeep Safari leading us to the depths of the sandy lands in the small village of Sam, where we were greeted with traditional dance and music followed by some fun times.  However, amidst all the amusement, we experienced something so breathtaking that scribbling it down may get difficult. A sky full of stars and every gleam of it was worth a lifetime. The constellations and the Milky Way, everything was so enchanting that the experience automatically gained a permanent spot in our psyche.

The next day was no less, following our stunning mentors, we were lead to the artistically created architecture of interlocked stones, the Patwaon Ki Haveli. Being famous for its structure and traditional architecture, there was a cluster of five magnificent Havelis. We were lucky enough to experience the intricate artwork personally.


The next stop of the day was the Sonar Qila or the famous Jaisalmer Fort. It is known as the world’s largest desert fort made entirely out of yellow sandstones. As history suggests, it is the only fort with residents dating back to generations.

Summing it up, our overall experience was a marvel to go through and being a part of an amazingly cooperative group. The guidance of a few highly experienced and affectionate journey mentors were the greatest rewards of this indelible journey organised by Edterra Edventures.


Written by Aayush, Abhigya, Akshat, Aniket, Aziz, Devanshi, Harsh, Simran, Kunal, Kush, Lav, and Yash- DPS RUBY PARK, KOLKATA


EdTerra Edventures conducts various international and domestic programs for the youth. If you go to school and are under 17 years of age, ask your school to contact us to arrange a visit to your school for an introduction to the “Jewels of Rajasthan” and other journeys under EdTerra’s Discover India Program.

For queries call +91-11-48885800 or  visit EdTerra Browse Journeys page to know more about the programs we offer to school students.

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