Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. Though there are various famous places but mainly it is famous for Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal etc. It is also famous by the name of shoppers' paradise. Jaipur is also famous for jewellery, carpets, handicrafts and various types of items. Book your Jaipur holiday packages and get an insight to this fabulous tour destination.
In 1727 Jaipur was built by the warrior-astronomer Raja Sawai Jai Singh II. The city is full of formidable forts, lovely temples and also enchanting palaces. With the association of two other cities Delhi and Agra Jaipur make India's Golden Triangle as listed in most of the tourist books. The old city of Jaipur is enclosed within seven gates and out of that the most important are Chandpol, Jaipuri and Sanganeri.
Within the city you can travel by un-metered auto-rickshaws, buses, cycle-rickshaws or even you can use car cabs and car-taxi. For local city tour, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation operates regular bus service.
Reaching Jaipur is very easy as it is connected by air, train as well as bus. Visit this marvelous pink city with Jaipur holiday packages to enjoy a beautiful vacation trip.
Jaipur is connected by air to all the major cities that includes Mumbai, Calcutta, Jodhpur, Mumbai and Udaipur. Indian Airlines have started flights to Dubai from Jaipur recently.
Very comfortable deluxe and air conditioned buses run from Delhi to Jaipur. They are very good and comfortable. The roads of Rajasthan are very good. From Delhi it takes around 5-6 hours to reach Jaipur. Visitors can also take a taxi to reach different places from Jaipur as well as to reach Jaipur.
Jaipur is connected to all the metro cities of India as it is on the Broad Gauge. Daily trains are available in the morning (Shatabdhi Exp) and evening (Intercity Exp) from Delhi.
Various places are there in Jaipur to visit like Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Swargasuli, Sisodia Rani Garden, BM Birla Planetarium, Galta Ji, Old City, Ram Niwas Bagh etc. Enjoy this exciting tour trip with Jaipur holiday packages.
Some of the hot attractions of Jaipur -
Kite Festival - It is a different type of festival in which kites are taken to the sky all over Jaipur. In the evening the kites with lights as well as fireworks brighten the sky above.
Elephant Festival - In this festival several elephants celebrate Holi. For visitors it is a great occasion to watch.
Gangaur Fair - This is a festival devoted to Goddess Parvati.
Teej Festival - It is a festival to mark the advent of monsoon. It is an essential festival of women.
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