The rich cultural heritage of Jaipur will make you fall in love with it. The arts, crafts and architecture of Jaipur, combined with the warmth and hospitality of the city, reflects the rich culture that is typical of Jaipur.
Amongst the myriad festivals of Jaipur- the Elephant Festival, the Teej Festival, Dusshera and the Gangaur Fair are sure to turn your Jaipur experience into a magical one.
From sweet to savoury, main courses to desserts, a typical Rajasthani meal with the famous daal baati choorma is a must try.
From clothes to jewellery, handicrafts to artefacts- Jaipur bazaars have it all. A shopper’s paradise, Jaipur is a place where it’s hard to resist the temptation to buy all that you see!
Air travel to Jaipur is the most convenient way to reach the city. The Jaipur airport is located at Sanganer, which is 12 kilometres from the heart of the city. It has both international and domestic terminal and is well connected to most of the cities across the globe with a number of airlines operating on a regular basis.
Popular carriers like Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Air India, IndiGo, Oman Air have daily flights to Jaipur. Now, flights to international cities like Kuala Lumpur, Sharjah and Dubai are also connected from this airport.
Taking a bus to Jaipur is a pocket friendly and very convenient idea if you are looking to have a budget holiday. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) runs regular, Volvo (air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned) and deluxe buses between Jaipur and other cities within the state.
When in Jaipur, you can board the bus from Narayan Singh Circle or the Sindhi Camp bus stand. There is a regular service of buses from not just Delhi but other cities like Kota, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Vadodara and Ajmer. Their fare too is very reasonable and you can easily travel in these buses with your families.
You can travel to Jaipur by trains such as Shatabdi Express which is air-conditioned, very comfortable and connects Jaipur to many important Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jammu, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Haridwar, Bhopal, Lucknow, Patna, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa.
Some of the popular trains are Ajmer Shatabdi, Pune Jaipur Express, Jaipur Express and Adi SJ Rajdhani. Also, with the advent of the Palace on Wheels, a luxury train, you can now enjoy the royalty of Jaipur even when you are on the move. Operating to, in and around Jaipur, this luxurious ride for a train leaves you in awe.