The capital city of new Rajasthan, this picturesque heritage city, is considered as the land of Rajas (kings). It is believed to have been created by merging the princely states of the region. In Jaipur, the Pink City, modern and ancient together co-exist in harmony. Jaipur is an excellent base from where one can explore any popular tourist destination in central and eastern Rajasthan.
Flights to Jaipur
The Sanganer Airport of Jaipur serves both domestic and international flights. It is the only international airport in Rajasthan. Located at a distance of 13kms form the city, the airport connects Jaipur to major cities like Ahmadabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Goa, Kolkata, Guwahati, Jodhpur, etc.
Getting an accommodation in Jaipur is not a big deal. One can pick and choose from an unending list of accommodation options to suit your budget.
For those who can afford a high-end budget, Oberoi Raj Niwas Hotel is the top choice if you want to live in a castle and be treated like an emperor.
Activities and Sightseeing
The list of activities is quite long. The key attractions for sightseeing in Jaipur are:
- Hawa Mahal
- City Palace
- Jantar Mantar
- Jaigarh Fort
- Nahargarh Fort
- Amber Fort
- Sisodia Palace and Garden
- Birla Temple
- Jal Mahal Palace
- Dolls Museum
- The Wonderland Amusement Park.
After all this sightseeing, visit the ethnic village resort Choki Dhani to experience the rich and vivid Rajasthani Culture. You will be pleased to have the authentic Rajasthani culinary dishes.
Pack light cottons, SPF 20 sunscreen, sunglasses and shady hats to combat the bright summer sun. For winter, pack a thick coat/jacket. A comfy pari of walking shoes is a must for your trip to Jaipur.