Jaipur is a city of palaces and forts, interspersed with historic monuments and gardens that bear witness to the greatness of the Rajput kings, Jaipur is the gateway to India’s royal heritage. Also known as Pink City, the capital of Rajasthan, remains suspended in time, its heritage is preserved in the overwhelming Hawa Mahal which contemplates the lively streets of Johari Bazaar.
A short distance from the city center, which is brimming with cinemas, restaurants, multiplexes, museums, and ultramodern parks, lays the arid, hilly countryside dotted with forts that once served as armored sentinels of Jaipur. Golden triangle tour packages with Fatehpur Sikri with Namaskar India Tour. The most important, and therefore most impressive, is the Amber Fort, which humbly leaves us with its vast fortifications and grandeur.
Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1727, Jaipur was the stronghold of the Rajputs, who left an eternal legacy in the form of various heritage sites, handicrafts, culinary conservation, etc. The typical Rajasthan cuisine, which includes lal maas, dal-bati-churma, ker sangri and countless other recipes, occupies a prominent place in the culinary culture of India. These dishes are often enjoyed in the quintessential Rajasthan style of sitting on mats on the floor and sinking into the sumptuous thali, which consists of up to twenty dishes.
While one can enjoy the city’s varied offerings as a foreigner, what really sets Jaipur apart is its welcoming spirit that seduces you with its warmth. To symbolize this hospitable culture, an older part of the city was painted pink during the reign of Maharaja Ram Singh in 1876. Although this was done during the British reign, when the Prince of Wales came to India, many houses are still decorated with the color reminiscent of their slogan “Padharo Mhare Desh” (Welcome to My Land).
Jaipur has a well-connected airport with daily flights to and from Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Udaipur, Jodhpur, among others. Also known as Sanganer Airport, the international terminal operates flights to and from Dubai.
Jaipur can be reached via the extensive state and national highways of India. Delhi is 260 km away. Buses, AC and non-AC, ply from all major cities of Rajasthan.
Trains from major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Agra etc. go to Jaipur. There is also trains running between Jaipur and Udaipur, Bikaner and Jodhpur.