Vibrant Rajasthan - Tour to the Land of History, Legends, Hotels....
Jaipur, The Pink City, Is Rajasthan's Capital And One Of The Most Visited Tourist Destinations In India. Jaipur Is Known For Its Numerous Forts, Palaces, Jewelry And Shopping.
The Pink City of Jaipur is a part of the Golden Triangle of India, otherwise also known as Delhi, Agra and Jaipur tour on the international travel circuit.
Jaipur in its present form is a very young city, just 280 years old, having been founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the then ruler of Amber. It is the capital of the State of Rajasthan, the Jaipur District and also the former capital of the princely state of Jaipur. Jaipur Tourism showcases the history of Jaipur dating back to the year 1097, which is said to be the year of its founding.
While travelling to Rajasthan, Jaipur is a remarkable pre-modern Indian city, having been built according to the principles of Hindu Architectural principles called Vaastu. The regularity and width of its streets, laid out into six quarters separated by broad streets 111 ft (34 m) wide is amazing. Pink City title of Jaipur is a reference to the multitude of buildings painted pink, in imitation of the sandstone used extensively in Mughal architecture.
Due to its uninterrupted history of nearly a thouasnd years and its numerous charms, Jaipur is a must see place for the tourists coming to India. Be it a Jaipur Heritage Tour or Udaipur sightseeing, you will come across various palaces, forts & temples; a rich and colourful history and tales of bravery and valour. The architecture has both Hindu and Mughal influences. Jaipur Rajasthan Tour is the best possible way to explore the vibrant and colourful aspects of Rajasthan.Reaching Jaipur
Located 260 kilometers from India's capital New Delhi, Jaipur is accessible by a direct international flight from Dubai and is well connected through domestic airlines with all major Indian metros and towns.
With three railway stations, Jaipur has tain connections with all major palces of tourist interest, viz. Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, and Chennai. It is also extremely well connected by road. You can also Travel to Jaipur via National Highway 8, from Delhi, which is smooth and quick and takes only four hours by car or bus.Jaipur Climate
Being in the thar desert, Jaipur has semi-arid climate and faces all four seasons, like most of North India. Summer being hot and winter is cold, the best time to travel is October to March. However, the climate here is not extreme, with highest ever recorded temprature being 45°C, and lowest 1°C. June to September months get monsoon rainfall.
Intra city travel
Travel within the city by auto-rickshaws, taxis or even on cycle-rickshaws. Autorickshaws are quick and economical and prepaid facility is available at several locations.
Shopping In Jaipur
Jaipur is one of the best places in Rajasthan to go on a shopping spree. Jaipur trip is not worth without visiting its lively bazaars, full of a variety of beautiful handicrafts. Semi-precious stones, miniature paintings, Kota doria saris, tie and dye fabric, blue pottery, silver jewelery, Jaipuri quilts, wood crafts, leather crafts and metal ware are some of the most popular handicrafts available here.
If you want to buy jewelery, especially semi-precious stones, head for Jauhari bazaar. Interested in colorful textiles, scan the Bapu bazaar and Nehru bazaar. Tripolia bazaar and Chaura rasta are known for utensils and ironware. For blue pottery, Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Center is the best place. Beautifully carved silver jewelery is available at the Chameliwala market.
Jaipur Tours are best known for the mouth-watering culinary delights. The two non-veg specialties of the city are the Lal maas (spicy red meat) and Safed maas(white meat cooked with almonds, cashew nuts and coconut). Dal-bati-churma, sweetened bread pudding are the other famous dishes available here. The must-try sweet dishes of Jaipu are Mishri mawa and ghevar, which are really delicious.
Accommodation is not at all a hassle in Jaipur. From luxurious heritage hotels to decent budget hotels, all are available in your Jaipur India travel tours. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Rambagh Palace, Samode Haveli, Raj Palace Hotel and Samode Palace are some of the best heritage hotels in Jaipur. Jaipur Travel is combined with the royalty of the past and today's comfort. These heritage hotels offer a 'regal experience' during Jaipur Rajasthan Tour.