Experience the best of history on a splendid tour of Jaipur
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- Historical Sightseeing
Jaipur Tourism Guide
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is a treasure trove of history and culture. Jaipur tourism familiarizes travelers with opulent palaces, magnificent ruins of forts and vibrant shopping opportunities. Pink City Jaipur, a majorly popular tourist destination for anybody visiting the country, is perfect for travelers from all walks of life. A well-planned Jaipur tour package is sure to offer something or the other for everybody to enjoy, families, honeymooners, groups of friends and solo travelers. Those visiting the popular Jaipur points of interest are sure to remember a Jaipur tour with fondness and a sense of satisfaction. Read on to find out more about the city and how to explore it to the fullest through this Jaipur guide.
The best time to visit Jaipur is from November to February, which is the winter season. Expect a warm dry winter and a pleasant breeze throughout the day. The city also experiences an intense but short monsoon, which is also considered a good time to visit Jaipur. Monsoons give the city some much-needed respite from the dry heat.
Jaipur is also known as the “Pink City”, thanks to a majority of its houses within the walled historic city center being painted a particular shade of terracotta pink. The color scheme has been enforced under local laws, and offers a beautiful façade in an otherwise charmingly chaotic city.
The best places to visit during your Jaipur trip include the City Palace, which stands in the heart of the city, an immense structure dwarfing the nearby plains. Amer Fort and Nahargarh Fort offer a look into the former opulence and hardcore planning that went into defending a city like Jaipur from invading enemy troops. Hawa Mahal, with its honeycomb-like structure and hundreds of little strategically placed windows, is also a must visit. Another must visit on your trip to Jaipur is Jantar Mantar, a solar observatory of olden times, which was used to predict planetary movements and track other celestial figures. A Jaipur tourism bus is a great way to explore the city.
As part of your Jaipur tourism, make sure to indulge your adventurous self, with hot air balloon rides over the city’s outskirts, bumpy camel safaris, elephant rides at Amer Fort and cycling tours of the old city. Jaipur is ideal for the adventure enthusiasts who are just starting out in indulging their wild side. Read on to find out more through this Jaipur tourism guide
Lying within the much acclaimed “Golden Triangle” with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur tourism has lots to offer you, including a delectable cuisine, myriad shopping opportunities, and an inherent sense of culture. Initially planned to be a city meant solely for trade and commerce, Jaipur boasts of wide and well planned boulevards, where traders and vendors used to display and sell their wares. Those with a penchant for bargaining are sure to find the best deals here, in terms of textiles, jewelry, footwear, household items and handicrafts. Travel to Jaipur and don’t forget to indulge in the amazing culinary delights of the city, with sweets and savories such as spicy kachoris and syrupy gulab jamuns being the most popular. With myriad hotels and resorts dotting the city, travelers are sure to find adventure as well as peace here; hopefully a bit of both.
How To Reach Jaipur
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When looking for ways to reach Jaipur by flights, Jaipur International Airport is your answer. Located almost 13 km away from the city center, the airport offers flights to all major cities of the country such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai. The airport also connects the city to Muscat, Sharjah, Singapore, and Dubai.
The major airlines that service the airport include Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, GoAir, and others. Taxis and buses are easily available to take travelers to the heart of the city. If not coming from the nearby cities, reaching Jaipur by flight is a good option. This will give you more time to spend in the city itself, exploring it to the maximum.
Train is one of the best options of getting to Jaipur. Jaipur Railway Station, the headquarters of the North Western Railway Zone, offers direct trains to all major cities of the country. If wondering how to reach Jaipur from Delhi by train, trains such as Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto and Mandor Express are good options.
One of the most luxurious trains to Jaipur is the “Palace on Wheels”. Complete with a dining cart, a games room, a bar and many other amenities, this train is much famed among those looking for a taste of opulence and luxury when visiting Jaipur. The train ride is definetly expensive but worth it.
Jaipur is connected to nearby cities via well maintained roads. If wondering how to reach Jaipur from Delhi by road in a private vehicle, make sure to take the NH 8, which spans almost 268 kms. The drive from Delhi to Jaipur takes nearly 5 hours, more if one encounters traffic. The road is mostly scenic when you pass the traffic and head onto the highway, bordered by dense forests and small villages on both sides.
Try to stop at the roadside stalls for some refreshments and landscape pictures to give your Jaipur trip a jolly start.
How to reach Jaipur by bus: Jaipur is also well connected via private and state-run buses, thus ensuring that those not willing to drive themselves have an easy option to reach the city. Most cities nearby, such as Delhi, offer overnight as well as day long buses. When planning how to reach Jaipur from Delhi by bus, remember that there are several types of buses available from the Capital to reach Jaipur. There include the luxury buses, the semi-deluxe ones and the state run ones. Choose from them as per your budget and preferences for comfort.
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FAQ's of Jaipur
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There is an annual literary festival, Jaipur Literature Festival, which happens around Jan and Feb every year. Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the JLF is the world’s largest free event of its kind. It is a must to go for if in Jaipur around that time.
A composite ticket will cover your entrance fees for five of Jaipur’s major monuments: Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall (Central Museum), Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort. The ticket costs Rs 50 for Indian citizens, Rs 1,000 for foreigners and Rs 30 for Indian students and is valid for two days. This ticket is available at the booking counter of all of the five venues.
Autos are the most viable mode of transport except for when it gets too hot. Cabs also are very easily available. The city bus, a new addition for the tourists is a hop-on-hop-off service which is quite efficient. Though normal bus service is also available, we wouldn't recommend it for the tourists. Also, the Jaipur metro is soon supposed to start, which will make transportation extremely efficient.Autos are the most viable mode of transport except for when it gets too hot. Cabs also are very easily available. The city bus, a new addition for the tourists is a hop-on-hop-off service which is quite efficient. Though normal bus service is also available, we wouldn't recommend it for the tourists. Also, the Jaipur metro is soon supposed to start, which will make transportation extremely efficient.
The Jaipur International Airport is called Sanganer Airport. There are domestic flight connections to and from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Udaipur and several other places. There are also international flights from Jaipur to Dubai and Muscat as well. A convenient way to travel to Jaipur is by road. Regular service of AC and Deluxe buses is available from all major cities in Rajasthan. Jaipur is connected via rail from Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, etc.The Jaipur International Airport is called Sanganer Airport. There are domestic flight connections to and from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Udaipur and several other places. There are also international flights from Jaipur to Dubai and Muscat as well. A convenient way to travel to Jaipur is by road. Regular service of AC and Deluxe buses is available from all major cities in Rajasthan. Jaipur is connected via rail from Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, etc.
The best season to visit Jaipur is during the winter months, from early November to February and this is the height of the tourist season. Since the weather is pleasant during these months, that allows one to explore more of this place without getting scorched in the seething heat.
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