Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It is also called as the “Old City” or “Pink City. The Pink City is just perfect to visit if you love to see beautiful forts and architecture. Jaipur is full of cultural heritage from Hawa Mahal to Amer fort. In Jaipur we also have an opportunity of elephant ride; camel ride etc. One can observe stars and constellation at night. Market is full of stone curved sculptures, Zari, Gotta, Kinari, Kundan and Miniature paintings. Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India. In Jaipur Rajasthani food is so famous and “Dal Baati Churma” is one of the special dishes of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The main language of Jaipur is Rajasthani, Dhundhari and Marwari.
As travel guide in Jaipur provides authentic travel information, of the city, budgeted hotels, heritage hotels & decent guest houses, forts, market, festivals etc.and many more things. We also arrange travel and tour packages in and around Jaipur by car with several different car rental packages to choose from. So, book your seats know to make your vacations memorable.
Places To Visit in Jaipur
- The Amer Fort
Amer Fort is the best tourist attraction of Jaipur. Amer Fort is around 11kms from Jaipur, which is made of red sandstone and marble stone. It was built by ‘Raja Maan Singh JI Saheb’ in the16th century.
- Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is a place in Jaipur, which was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It has stunning presentation with 953 windows to provide ventilation. The five storey building is inter-connected via slopes and there are no stairs, it is believed that it was constructed to allow Royal woman of the family to have the view of the city, market and festivals from their windows. It is constructed of red and pink sandstone. “Hawa Mahal” is also called “:Place of Winds” and “Place of The Breeze”.
- Rambagh Palace
The Rambagh Palace is in Jaipur, it is the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and now a hotel, which is know outside the walls of the city of Jaipur on Bhawani Singh Road.
- Jantar Mantar
The Jantar Mantar is a monument in Jaipur. The word Jantar Mantar is a Sanskrit word “Jantar” means “Yantra” an “Instrument Machine” and “Mantar” means “Mantarana” is to “Calculate”. It is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh. It features the largest stone sundial, World Heritage site. It is located nearby Hawa Mahal.
- City Palace
The City Palace is also the part of Jaipur city. It is a unique complex of several palaces, pavilions, gardens and temples. The most prominent structures in the complex are The Diwan-e-Khas a Hall of Private audience, the Diwan-e-Aam a Hall of Public Audience, Chandra Mahal home to present maharaja of Jaipur, Mubarak Mahal the Auspicious Palace, Mukut Mahal, Maharani’s Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple dedicated to Hindus god Lord Krishna and the City Palace Museum.
Weather/Best Time to Visit
Jaipur has a semi-arid climate but the best time to visit Jaipur is in October to March, as at this time the temperature is around 10 to 15C during the day as well as in night. Jaipur has a unique atmosphere as compared to Delhi and Agra.
Things to do
Jaipur has many more things to do:
Shopping in Jaipur
Shopping in Jaipur is a good experience. Generally, Jaipur is famous for its jewellery made with precious and semi-precious stones, saris, clay models, wood and leather. Jaipur is famous for diamond and emerald cutting.
Activities in Jaipur
There are many more outdoor activities in Jaipur likewise, hot air balloon ride, elephant ride, camel ride, jeep safari etc.
Food in Jaipur
A trip to Jaipur is incomplete without having these foods i.e. Dal Baati Churma, Mawa Kachoris, Ghevar, Bajre ki roti, Mirchi Badas etc.
Festivals & Events in Jaipur
In Jaipur Mewar festival is one of the grand festivals which is celebrated for almost18 days to welcome the spring season and in this festival the famous ghangor pooja has been done and another one is Kite festival is also celebrated with a good craze, Teej festival is also so famous in Jaipur.
How To Reach?
By Car or Taxi
One of the best ways to reach Jaipur is by road because it has a lot of fun. The Delhi-Jaipur National Highway offers a smooth ride with plenty of restaurants and Dhabas on the way. The road leading to Jaipur is well-connected by National Highways 8. As the distance between New Delhi to Jaipur is 268 km by Road which is approximately less than 4 hour drive.
There are few trains which are connected with Jaipur Railway Station and as well as connected to some major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad.
The most convenient way to Reach Jaipur is by air. The Jaipur airport is located at Sanganer, which is 12 kilometers away from the city. It has both international and domestic terminal which is well connected to most of the cities across the world.
Popular flights are Jet Airways, Spice Jet, Air India, Indigo, Oman Air have daily flights to Jaipur. Now, flights to international cities like Dubai are also connected from this airport.