Jaipur

Facts About Jaipur:

Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)

Average summer temperature 33°C (91°F)

Average winter temperature 15°C (59°F)

Distance from Delhi : 270 kms approx.

Nearest airport Sanganer (10 kms from main city)

Nearest railway stations – Gandhi nagar, Durgapura, Jagatpura, Ninad Benad and Sanganer.

Best time to visit – Early November to February

How to reach Jaipur:

Air

The Jaipur airport is located at Sanganer, which is 12 kilometers from the center of the city consisting of both international and domestic terminal.

Bus

Taking a bus to Jaipur is a pocket friendly and very convenient. You can board the bus from ISBT kasmiri gate if you are in Delhi

Train

You can travel to Jaipur by trains such as Shatabadi Express which is air-conditioned, very comfortable and connects Jaipur to many important Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jammu, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Haridwar, Bhopal, Lucknow, Patna, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa.

Road/Self Drive

A road trip to Jaipur is a lot of fun. The Delhi-Jaipur National Highway offers a smooth ride (270 kilometers) with plenty of restaurants and amenities on the way. Jaipur is well-connected by National Highways 8, 11 and 12.

 

 

 

 

 

About the city

It is the capital and also the largest city (in terms of size) of Rajasthan. It was founded on 18th November 1726 and also known as the pink city of India.

Jaipur is located 270 km (165miles) from Delhi and is among the most popular tourist destinations in India. Every year Jaipur attracts millions of tourists from different parts of India.

Jaipur is well planned according to vastu shastra that include three entry and exit points.

  • Suraj pol (Sun Gate) Eastern gate.
  • Chand pol (moon gate) Western gate.
  • The northern gate.

 

 

Jaipur attracts its tourists by its unique climate as it between hot desert and hot semi arid climate. Temperature although remains hot during summer’s i.e. April to early July but the best time to visit this extraordinary city are from November to February as the scorching sun does not blazes over during this period and you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the city.

 

If you are an art lover and want to collect antiques Jaipur should be one of the places on your bucket list. With is extraordinary geographics and astounding culture Jaipur “The Pink City” has its own importance of art and handicrafts and one of the best cuisines which is appreciated by the tourist.

 

 

Some of the breath taking places in Jaipur include.

 

  • Nahargarh fort
  • Birla Mandir
  • Jaigarh fort
  • City palace
  • Jal mahal
  • Hawa mahal
  • Amber fort
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