Pink City Jaipur

Location: Central Rajasthan, India
Temperature: Min : 8°  Max : 45°
Best Time: October to March
Main Attractions: Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple
Languages: Official: Hindi, Regional: Marwari, English
STD code: +91-141
Rajasthan's beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a kinship group of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important draws. Recognized as the Pink City because of the vividness of the stone used exclusively in this walled city, Jaipur's market sell embroidered leather shoes, tie and dye scarves, blue pottery, and other exotic products. Western Rajasthan itself forms a convenient circuit, in the center of the Thar Desert which has influenced its history, lifestyles, and architecture.

How to reach:

The city that reflects great gallantry, Jaipur is one of the popular historical cities in India and together with New Delhi and Agra it comes to the famous Golden Triangle package in India.

By Air: Jaipur has an airport called Sanganer, 15 km from the metropolis, which connects Jaipur to all major airports in India through direct flights. One can get regular flights to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jodhpur and Udaipur.

By Road: It is very well-located to travel to Jaipur by road. Available of Regular government run buses and those by public transports for traveling to and from the metropolis. The important highways also linking Jaipur to other central Indian cities are NH-8, NH-11, and NH-12.

By Train: There is a railway junction in Jaipur, which links Jaipur with the metros and all the major cities of India. If you desire to see a truly royal ride, then you should get the train 'Palace on Wheels', which leaves from Delhi and connects a number of tourist attractions.


Climate:
Jaipur has a temperate weather, but from October to March is the best time to visit the pink city. The hearty ramparts and the palatial alleys together with vibrant bazaars makes Jaipur as one of the busiest tourist destinations in India. Popular golden triangle package comes along with New Delhi and Agra. So you can anticipate the surge of tourists during its peak time and the best time to travel to Jaipur is during the winters when Jaipur climate dwells a temperature ranging from a lower limit of 13 degrees to 25 stages. However, there is hot semi-arid weather and the temperatures remains moderately high all through the year.


What to wear:

What you plan on holding out will depend on the time of the year you plan on seeing the rich heritage city. For summers, light colored, loose cotton clothes will be more idealistic as they can easily soak up sweat. Though, the urban center has become a metropolitan city yet it holds customs and traditions pretty close to its chest.


Facts about Jaipur:

Founed: 18 November 1727
Founded by: Jai Singh II
Named for: Jai Singh II
Government: Democratic
Metropolis Area: 645 kms(249.2 sq mi)
Elevation: 431 m (1,414 ft)
Population (2011): 3,073,350
Vehicle registration: RJ14 (Jaipur South), RJ45 (Jaipur North), RJ52 (Shahpura), RJ41 (Chomu), RJ47 (Dudu), RJ32 (Kotputli)
Official Website: www.jaipur.rajasthan.gov.in


Railway Station in Jaipur