Bitten by the travel bug? Have any plans to go on a tour to Jaipur sometime soon? If your answer is yes, read on to know all about touring in Jaipur.
The capital of Rajasthan
Jaipur is the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the largest city of this state. The city is inhabited by more than 3.2 million people. It is considered to be the first planned city in India.
Jaipur is situated 240 kms away from Agra and 260 kms farther from Delhi. This strategic location makes it a fantastic tourist spot to visit along with Delhi and Agra.
The city of Jaipur was established on 18 November 1727 by the king of Amber, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The old Rajasthani architectural style is evident in the design of the city. In British dominated India, Jaipur was the capital of the princely state of Jaipur. In 1853, the Prince of Wales paid a visit to Jaipur. The city was painted pink to welcome him.
Places of Interest
Jaipur is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in India. Evey year, thousands of local and foreign visitors flock to Jaipur to enjoy a number of tourist attractions. The city has a vast number of magnificent forts, temples and gardens. You can feast your eyes on these spots if you make a trip to Jaipur.
Forts in Jaipur
Temples in Jaipur
Govind Dev Ji temple
Lakshmi Narayan Mandir
Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple
Gardens in Jaipur
Ram Niwas Garden
Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace
Tour to Jaipur
In recent years, tourism in Jaipur has increased a lot. A number of travel companies are offering special travel packages for Jaipur to tourists. Some of the recommended tour packages for Jaipur are
Jaipur Heritage Tour
Destinations: Delhi – Samode – Nawalgarh – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Ghanerao – Ranakpur – Udaipur – Deogarh – Jaipur – Kanota – Agra – Delhi.
Duration: 15 Nights /16 Days.
Jaipur Camel Safari
Destinations: Delhi -Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Badabagh – Baisakhai – Ramkunda – Roopse – Ludharva -Chatrayil – Kanoi – Masoordi – Jeseiri – Dedha – Deegasar – Kuldhara – Moolsagars – Amarsagar – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Jaipur – Delhi.
Duration: 16 Nights /17 Days.
Yoga and Meditation Tour
Destinations : Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Shivpuri – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi.
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days.
Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan
Destinations: Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Khimsar – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Junia – Jaipur – Delhi.
Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days.
Golden Triangle Tour
Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur.
Duration: 7 days.
Palace on Wheels
Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Sawai Madhopur- Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi.
Duration: 6 nights / 7 days.
Hope you found this information useful. Wish you a nice tour to Jaipur.