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Jaipur has a charm of its own. That “Rangilo Rajasthan” is aptly exhibited in the deepest colors of this city. From being an abode to an infinite number of architectural beauties to being a superstar in providing lavish hotel facilities to its visitors, from having its deep-rooted connection with the history and tradition to developing as a metro city- Jaipur would never fail to hypnotize you. Jaipur is that magnetic city you cannot stop yourself from being attracted to its regal charm.
Got a plan to visit this ecstatic city of Maharajas and wish to explore the wonders of architecture here, but have got no idea how to city Jaipur from your city? Oh wait then, we have got you covered.
Here is how you can reach the pink city of Rajasthan from these cities.
How to reach Jaipur From Delhi?
Jaipur International Airport is located in the southern dormitory area of Sanganer which is 13km far from Jaipur. This is the prime and the nearest airbase for domestic and international flights in Jaipur city. Sanganer Airport is said to be the 11th busiest airport in India in every day’s flight operations. The newly constructed Terminal 2 serves domestic as well as international carriers. If you are planning to go Jaipur from Delhi then you can choose among Air Asia, Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Jet Airways. These are the flights that regularly operate to Jaipur from Delhi, Banglore, Mumbai, and Chennai, usually, it takes around 50 minutes from Delhi to Jaipur by flight. Once you reach there you can hire a taxi for a further journey.
The easiest and the most economical way of traveling from Delhi to Jaipur is by Bus. The distance between Delhi and Jaipur is about 296 km which will take some 5 hours to cover. And the associate bus ticket price is approx Rs. 300, it can vary to different bus transport services. The RSRTC(The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation) is a good option to travel via bus, they offer regular bus, Volvos and deluxe bus service from nearby cities to Jaipur. If you are driving by a car then take the NH8 route.
Traveling by train has its own advantages like better sleeping area, access to toilets, meeting new people and also journey by train is a bit safer than traveling via roads. There are many direct train services operate from Delhi to Jaipur. The express will take 4.5 to 5 hours whereas the one with regional stopping points will take 7 hours. Kathgodam Ranikhet Express and Ajmer Shatabdi run on a regular basis there are many others you can check on the IRCTC official websites. Besides the regular trains if you want to experience something new and royal service you can choose the famous and the royal luxury train called Palace on Wheels.
How to reach Jaipur From Bangalore?
The aerial distance between Bangalore and Jaipur is 1556 km. Numerous prominent flights take off to Jaipur from Bangalore’s Kempe Gowda International Airport. You can choose between AirAsia, Indigo, GoAir, SpiceJet, etc.
Traveling by train is a good option as these two cities are well connected with train routes. The total distance by train to reach Jaipur is 2313 Km. Though there are no trains that run daily. The JP MYSORE EXP(12976)is the fastest running train from Banglore to Jaipur which takes 41 hours and 15 minutes and the JP YPR SUVIDHA(82654) is the slowest one which takes 43 hours and 05 mins. You can check the timing on IRCTC websites for accurate and updated information.
The distance between Bangalore and Jaipur is 2146 km. Traveling by Bus will take around 9 hours to cover this long distance but with other conditions like traffic, roads, and climate obstacles may vary the time. You can even travel to Delhi by Flight and then take a Bus from there. As there are no direct
Bus services from Bangalore to Jaipur you can opt for private bus services like Red Bus or any other service provider.
How to reach Jaipur from Ahmedabad?
The aerial distance between Jaipur and Ahmedabad is approximately 540 km and takes 1hour and 26 minutes to cover the distance with a flight. The all prominent airways are offering numerous flight options from early morning to late nights, you can choose any airlines as per your choice and availability. India is the one that runs maximum flights from AHD to JPR with a count of 25. The minimum price is 1699 but can go up very high due to availability, dates and time. Always book in advance for minimum airfare.
The distance between Ahmadabad and Jaipur is 627 km. No train runs on a daily basis but there are some trains that run on a weekly basis from Ahmedabad to Jaipur. There are major stations in Ahmedabad such as Ahmedabad Junction (ADI), Sabarmati Junction (SBI), Geratpur (GER), Maninagar (MAN) from where you can board your train.
The distance by road is roughly 678 km between Ahmedabad and Jaipur. You can either choose to drive by car or travel by bus. By bus, it will take almost 10 hours whereas a fun-filled car ride will add some extra fun to your journey. NH48 is the highway that connects Ahmadabad and Pink city.
How to Reach Jaipur from Mumbai?
Traveling by air to reach Jaipur from Mumbai is the most convenient option among all. The time it takes to reach Jaipur is around 1 hour 35 minutes. Jaipur city has its airport located 12 kilometers from the city center at Sanganer. The airport has both domestic as well as international flights. The amount for a ticket is Rs 2198 but it completely depends on the time and availability of flight booking. Some of the carriers are SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air India, Airways, and Oman Air have regular flights to Jaipur from Mumbai.
It takes 16 hours 45 minutes to reach Jaipur from Mumbai by train. You can reach Jaipur from Mumbai by taking a train at the station and the price would amount to almost 525 rupees.
There are regular Volvo Buses both airs condoned and non-conditioned that run between Mumbai and Jaipur. You can take a bus as it is the most pocket-friendly option. You can also hire a taxi to reach from Mumbai to Jaipur if you have any fixed meetings or any office work. Because then hiring a taxi or cab would serve as the best and the most convenient option.
How to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad?
It takes around 2 hours to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad. The flight is by far one of the most convenient and time-saving option to choose if you want to travel from Hyderabad to Jaipur. The fares for air ticket would cost around 2800. The best is to take IndiGo to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad.
Taking a train to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad is also one of the preferred options if you wish to travel budget-friendly. As the fare for the train ticket is approximately Rs 660 but the time taken to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad is around 28 hours by Train. There are 4 direct trains that run between Jaipur and Hyderabad. You can take Jaipur Express.
Roads are not the preferred options to reach Jaipur from Hyderabad. But you can take a flight till New Delhi and then hire a taxi from Delhi to Jaipur to enjoy your ride and make your holidays more enchanting.
How to reach Jaipur from Kolkata?
It takes 2 hours 5 minutes to reach Jaipur from Kolkata and taking a flight is a suitable option if you make pre-bookings.
Taking a train to reach Jaipur from Kolkata is also a preferred option because both the cities are well-connected with a network of railways. It takes 24 hours 45 minutes to reach Jaipur. The fare for a train ticket would cost around Rs. 500.
There is no direct bus from Kolkata to Jaipur as the 2 cities are located at a distance of around 1500 kilometers. It is better to take a flight till New Delhi and then hire a taxi from New Delhi to Jaipur.
Now that you know how to reach Jaipur from various cities but do not have any idea about how to plan the itinerary? Where to go? Which places to visit in Jaipur? You can surely contact us to help you plan a perfect 2 days Jaipur Sightseeing package for you and your family or friends. Let us know if we can be of any help to you.
Things to do in Jaipur:
Wanna do something exciting and adventurous in Jaipur then go for an Atv rides that quickly gives you an adrenaline rush the moment you indulge yourself in. The activity involves a quad bike riding that gives a thrilling experience to the rider.
This is something different and extraordinary thing against the usual sightseeing, visiting forts and monuments of the city. There are plenty of Atv riding services in Jaipur, you can avail from any one of them. Just search a little about it and avail service which offers quality and ensures safety measures.
Paint Ball activity:
Relieve all your stress with this paintball fun activity, that involves shooting a paintball gun and saving yourself from being a target. It is played in groups and a very easy way to have fun and play like a kid by forgetting everything. The game is so addictive that you won’t feel like stopping. You can look online to see where and how you can be a part of it.
Some people might think that being a huge modern city there is no trekking area in Jaipur, but worry not friends, there are some places where you can go on adventurous treks in the majestic fort city of Jaipur. With some amazing trekking destinations on the outskirts of Jaipur, you can witness the beautiful sunsets and sunrises from various viewpoints. Here are some places where you can go on a trek.
Chulgiri Trek- Chulgiri is a nice place for trekking, it offers a bit rustic hiking experience, also it has the very popular Digamber Jain temples there. It’s a good place for hiking and some adventurous experience, the hills are on the Jaipur Agra Highway.
Nahargarh- You can start the trek by covering the streets of Nahargarh, moving forward you will find the valley in the deep forest and water streams, the natural beauty attracts a lot of nature and wildlife lovers there. It’s a nice gateway for an adventurous trek in the forest where you can witness some wildlife species too. Oh, and forget not, the famous movie scene of Rang de Basanti in which actors jumped into the Baori was filmed here.
There are many other treks like Bhuteshwar Nath Mahadev trek, Water valley trek, Chor Gati trek and many more.
A Magnificent Sight of Forts And Palaces
Who doesn’t know about the magnificent and royal aura of Jaipur? We all are familiar with the regal and opulent palaces that the city abodes. If you are interested in historical places and monuments then there is a lot of stuff to watch in Jaipur, the list is never-ending so here we are just putting the top forts and palaces that are worth watching.
Also known as Amber Fort, the grand mighty structure is made of white marble, pink and yellow sandstone, it’s a living example of stunning and awe-inspiring architecture that located on a top hill. Famous for its eye-widening halls and palaces. It has also included in UNESCO world’s heritage sites.
The Grand City Palace:
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The place from where the Maharaja ruled the city, It was the home to the royal family, the palace is beautifully constructed with the pink sandstone with Indian, Rajput and Mughal architectural designs. It has huge complexes with several buildings, halls, courtyards, and beautiful gardens.
The heritage structure is quite famous among tourists because of its unique architecture, The structure is made up of red sandstone and is a pride of the pink city. The different style of design makes it a most iconic building in the whole city, it has a total of 953 windows which was made for the Rajputana women to get a glimpse of markets and festivities as they were not allowed to appear in public.
Jantar Mantar: It is an observatory build by Maharaja Jay Singh in 1724. With a collection of 19 marvelous astronomical instruments where each instrument has a specific purpose, Jantar Mantar stands on the top list of the most popular places in pink city. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site, that has again become a reason to watch it.
The place is also known as “victory fort” and was constructed in 1726 for protecting the Amer fort. It is said to be the strongest fort in Jaipur.
The monument is situated at a height of 500 ft. from sea level. Some famous attractions you can cover there in the fort itself are Lalita Mandir, Aram Mandir, Laxmi Vilas, and Vilas Mandir.
There is this beautiful Man Sagar Lake situated in the outskirts of Jaipur, and just in the middle of it splendid Jal Mahal stands perfectly with all grace.
The most jaw-dropping fact is that only one story is above the water level, the rest four stories are submerged beneath the water! well, tourists are not allowed to go inside the fort but a close visit while boating is enough to feel the beauty of the place and fort.
Traditional Rajasthani Food:
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When you visit a new place the actual essence of that place lies in the local traditional food. Now when you are in Jaipur your trip would be incomplete without filling your stomach with traditional Rajasthani food. Jaipur is a place where you can have authentic Rajasthani dishes and food items.
Daal Baati Churma is the first thing that anyone would suggest you have. This is an authentic and most favorite meal of Rajasthani culture. Bati is round in shape and is made up of flour, they are baked and then covered with ghee. Churma is a sweet dish and Daal is a spicy lentil curry.
The famous traditional dishes that you must try are Laal Maas, Mohan Maas, Ker Sangria, Gatte ki Khichdi, Mawa Kachori, Gatte ki Pulao, Boondi Raita, Rajasthani Kadi, Badam ka Halwa, etc.
As one of the favorite tourist destinations, Jaipur is not only popular for its forts and monuments but the city is also known for its vibrant Bazaars. It is said to be a shopping paradise for shopaholic people, so if you are already in the city then take out some time from visiting forts and palaces and sightseeing and do some pocket-friendly shopping from a wide variety of antique jewelry collection, textiles, handicrafts, hand-printed fabrics, and precious gemstones.
Here we are listing some top markets where you can buy unique pieces of stuff and souvenirs’ for your loved ones. So the list goes like this: Zohari bazaar adornments made of silver gold, emerald, and Kundan, Tripolia Bazaar for carpets and precious gems, Bapu Bazaar for leather shoes and other leather-made items. Other famous shopping destinations are Gaurav tower, Nehru bazaar, Tibbeti Market and Badi Chaupar, etc.
Cultural fest and Activities
The easiest way to understand the culture of a place is by being a part of its festival and cultural activities. Jaipur has some festivals that are open to tourists. As visitors also you can be a part of festivities and enjoy it.
The most delightful festival which is celebrated with all the heart is the” Gangaur festival”. Holi is another festival where people apply colors on each other’s faces. If you want to have fun and witness the vivid play of Holi, it is celebrated on the last full moon of the march month. Makar Sakranti is also celebrated here with great enthusiasm, it is celebrated on the 14th of January every year.
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