Jaipur Travel Guide
The Pink City of Jaipur is a favorite of many. Beautiful architecture, shopper’s delight, a foodie paradise, and steeped in history, there are multiple facets to this city that you’ll never get bored. The city has held its old world charm yet very well adapted to latest infrastructure. This balance between old and new gives the city a magnificent feel.
Visit the numerous historical monuments and get awe-inspired by the glorious Rajput culture, shop for handlooms, local handicrafts, intricate jewelry, and a lot more at the local bazaars, or just enjoy the gastronomical feast that the city offers. Due to its close proximity to Delhi, Jaipur is a much loved weekend getaway and part of Golden Triangle Tours.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
24°C to 45°C
(April to June)
40°C to 45°C
(July to Sep)
30°C to 36°C
(Oct to Feb)
Enthralling & Historical Gateway to India’s Most Flamboyant State
Exemplifying of grandeur and dynamism, Jaipur is the largest city of the Indian royal state Rajasthan. Maharaja Jai Singh II established the city in 1727 and was one of the well planned township then in India's. Jaipur was also the capital of the bygone Kachwaha rulers. This royal city upholds the baroque architecture, opulent heritage, and rich culture till date in those very well maintained relics of the past. Jaipur is known as the Pink City owing to the distinct terracotta color of its buildings that the city was coated with when, in 1905-06, Prince of Wales visited the city. The splendid fortresses, ceremonious palaces, peaceful temples and beautiful courtyards of Jaipur suffice to be a perfect tourist destination. The richness in culture and heritage has transcend to the lifestyle & livelihood of people of Jaipur. The city is a commercial establishment wherein maximum people earn via trading and businesses. Handicrafts, handmade jewellery and hand dyed fabrics play a pivot here. One can find exquisite handicrafts and spectacular hand dyed & block printed fabrics & outfits, here. These intricate works-of-art add life and colour to this city and also a source of earning to the city dwellers. Do not be surprised if you fall in love with Jaipur and look forward to revisit.
Dotted with palaces, fortresses and gardens, this place offers a lot to have a glimpse of the royal Jaipur. Nestled at the heart of the city is the gorgeous City Palace, which still is the house of royal family. Nearby the palace is the royal observatory Jantar Mantar and the honeycomb Hawa Mahal. The intricate design and architecture of Hawa Mahal is a wonderful sight to adore. Just at the countryside on the arid hill surrounding the city, is Amber Fort, the fairy-tale grandeur of Jaipur. Other prominent places that you should add into your sightseeing list are Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Gaitore, Statue Circle and the beautiful Gardens like Kanak Vrindavan Valley, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh and Vidyadhar Garden. Some of the popular temples of Jaipur are Galtaji temple, Birla Temple, Govind Dev Ji Temple, and Moti Dungri.
Rajasthan’s climate is dry & hot, so it is wise to plan a trip to this state anytime in between October and March. Some of the major fairs and festivals are held during this season too and are celebrated with great enthusiasm. Festivals such as Teej, Gangaur, Diwali, Kite festival, Camel festival and the Elephant festival are a few to name. These fairs and festivals add liveliness to this place and makes your tour memorable.