64.75 sq. km. Jaipur City
Best time to visit :
Rajasthani, Hindi, English
Major attractions :
Amber Palace, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal
In Summer :
45 C (Max) - 25 C (Min)
In winter :
22 C (Max) - 8 C (Min)
Rainy Season :
July to Mid Sept, and very humid (upto 90%)
Our suggestion :
Best time to come: Oct to March
Popularly known as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is located in the western state of Rajasthan in India and is a major tourist destination in India. The abode
carries a exquisite charm that makes it different from any other destination in the world. The historical monuments that it endorses narrates the
stories of the gallantry of Rajput rulers during the ancient past. A visit here will enable you to have peep into the cultural heritage of India.
Built by the warrior-astronomer Raja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727, it is full of formidable forts, enchanting palaces and lovely temples.
Jaipur is listed in most tourist books as one of the three cities that make India's Golden Triangle - the other two are Delhi and Agra. The old city of
Jaipur is enclosed within seven gates, the most important of which are Chandpol, Jaipuri and Sanganeri.
Amber Palace :
The Amber Palace is located on the outskirts of the Jaipur city on a low hill. The palace can be reached on the back of an elephant which is an
exhilarating experience in itself. The fort has various beautiful tourist attractions within the complex including Jai Mandir and the famous hall of
mirrors or the Sheesh Mahal.
City Palace :
City Palace showcases an impressive blend of traditional Rajasthani and
Mughal architecture styles. Within the complex there are a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings. Other tourist attractions of the palace
include Chandra Mahal, Sri Gobing Dev Temple and the Museum that adorns a variety of ancient artifacts.
Jantar Mantar :
One of the biggest observatory out of five that was built by Sawai Jai Singh in Northern India. It can be called ancient science laboratory as it is
observatory and various 'Yantras' in it are designed by experts to observe the movements of sun, moon, planets and the stars. It has two Ram
Yantra, used for gauging altitudes are phenomenal instruments.
Hawa Mahal :
The impressive building of Hawa Mahal is a memorable sight. Hawa Mahal ornately carved windows that attracts tourist attention. You will be just
spellbound to view such beautiful multi layered palace, which offers an interplay of red and pink sand stone, carefully and painstakingly outlined with
white borders and motifs.
Jaypur is a shopper's paradise. The best buys of the place are precious and semi precious stones, jewellery, cotton fabrics, block printed
fabrics and pottery.
Getting there :
Sangner airport, 30 minutes drive to major hotels
Well connected to all the major cities in India. Shatabi Express is the ideal train from Delhi.
RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) buses connects Jaipur to major cities like Delhi, Agra and within Rajasthan.
:: Click Here to Book Jaipur Tour ::