Pink city - Jaipur
Jaipur the pink city is capital of rajasthan. Pink-red tinged buildings and historic splendor. This majestic home to erstwhile royals is complete with old-world charm surrounded by colorful markets and chaotic streets. Jaipur is a part of the Golden Triangle. Jaipur is a must-visit destination along with Agra and New Delhi in golden triangle.
About 5 hours away from New Delhi. Grand palaces and haveli is surrounded by mighty fortresses make Jaipur a welcome respite. Pink city is high-rise malls and urban living city. Blue pottery and more, take time off to watch a potter at work. Look out for the odd camel strolling through Jaipur’s busy streets.
As you make your way past hawkers and cycle rickshaws against a backdrop of it’s vibrant terracotta edifices. Visit t the cultural show at Chowki Dhani. Before you head on to the world’s largest sundial at Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal. If you’re lucky enough to be unraveling Jaipur during Holi (in March), watch spectacularly bedecked elephants in action at Flower holi with elephant.
Best places to visit in Jaipur
Amber Fort : Every body call it fort, but it is a palace. Oldest palace in jaipur. Also known as Shish Mahal or mirror palace.
City Palace : Royal family of jaipur still live here. The Palace is divided in 7 different parts.
Hawa mahal : Palace of winds famous for its design and windows.
Jantar Mantar : The biggest observatory of india. Famous for biggest sun dial in the world.
Isar lat (sarga suli) : Symbol of victory.
Birla temple : Modern Temple of lord krishna.
Patrika Gate : This place is know for photography point. A lot of people even went there just for pre-wedding shoot.
Jaipur Markets : Pink city is ful of old markets. Jaipur market quality is that they are categorized with things. For tourist bapu bazar and jhori bazar is best.
Jaigarh Fort : This fort is famous for biggest cannon on the wheels in the world.
Nahargarh fort : Best point for city view from top and sunset. Now also you can visit wax museum.
Panna meena ka kund : Also pre wedding shoot point, with great view.
Eleday : At eleday you can spend a day with elephants.
Best time to visit Jaipur
The best time to travel jaipur (pink city), Rajasthan would be between September and April. Temperatures are cooler and tend. The colder side in December and January.
Summer, essentially from April is rather warm and temperatures actually go up as high as 45 degrees C. The monsoons last through to September and the weather can get rather humid here.
Things to carry
• Light clothing and sandals with a large sunhat if you’re here in summer.
• Warmer clothing and thermals if you’re here in winter.
• Mosquito repellent and sunscreen.
• Chargers and prescription medication.
Best places to Stay
• The Raj Palace, Jaipur.
• Samode Haveli, Jaipur.
• Sujan Rajmahal, Jaipur.
• Fairmont Jaipur.
• Narain Niwas, Jaipur.
Things to do
- Eleday : Up close with elephants.
- Jeep safari.
- Walking tour.
- Balloon safari.