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Jaipur Travel Guide

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Jaipur At a Glance
  • Average Climate:4°C - 30°C
  • Best Time to Visit:September - March
  • Ideal Durations:5 to 7 Days
  • STD Code:0141


The celebrated “Pink City” and renowned capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ll on 18th November 1727. This Royal place is famed for its heritage, culture and architecture. The capital turns out to be an ultimate tourist destination due to its royal palaces, peaceful temples and striking havelis. Other than royal attractions, Jaipur displays beautiful handicrafts and fabulous jewelry. Jaipur ranks among the popular tourist destinations in the country.
The city remained a princely state during the British Raj and after independence. It was annexed to Rajasthan and made its capital.

Best Time to Visit Rajasthan

Like most parts of the state, Jaipur, Rajasthan experiences a desert type of climate with hot summers and cool winters. Dry weather mostly prevails throughout the year. The best time to travel to Jaipur is in between the months of October and March.

Tourist Attractions in Rajasthan

There are a number of tourist attractions in Jaipur. The city is home to beautiful forts, castles, historical monuments, religious shrines and cultural sites. Some of the popular points of interests in Jaipur are:
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Amber Palace
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Albert Museum
  • Govind Dev Ji temple
  • Sisodia Garden
  • Jawahar Circle
  • Birla Temple

Hotels in Rajasthan

There is a wide range of hotels in Jaipur which offer luxurious and comfortable accommodation. There are luxury hotels, heritage hotels; middle ranges as well budget hotels. Tourists can buy a wide range of handicrafts and local artifacts from the local markets. The restaurants and dining spots serve mouth watering local dishes. Some of the best hotels in Rajasthan are:
  • Welcomheritage Traditional Haveli
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Clarion Inn
  • Lords Plaza
  • Hotel Park Ocean
  • DhulaGarh Heritage Hotel
  • Trident Hotel
  • Taj Rambagh Palace
  • Tree Of Life Resort & Spa

FAQ's of Jaipur Travel Guide

Is Jaipur open for tourists now?

Ans: With new guidelines issued by the Rajasthan government, it is now possible for tourists to plan and book their trip to Jaipur. The tourists can visit the monuments and attend the cultural events and performances by folk artists. Until October 31, 2020, tourists will be charged 50 percent of the total entry fees into the monuments.

Rules and Guidelines for travellers in Jaipur:

  • It is mandatory for tourists to wear a mask.
  •  People have to follow social distancing norms.
  • The thermal screening will be done and their hands will be sanitized at the entrance of the monument.
  • Tourists will be allowed to enter the group of five.

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