Jaipur, the royal retreat of India is the darling of Indian tourism industry. The city forming an integral part of the ‘Golden Triangle’ with Delhi and Agra is an extremely popular tourist destination of India attracting tourists from far corners of the world. The city with grand palaces, magnificent forts, awe inspiring architecture and interesting historical background intrigues tourists drawing them from all quarters to this dessert beauty.

Jaipur was founded as India’s first planned city by Maharaja Sawai Singh II in the year 1727 and accordingly it was named after him. Serving as the bastion of power for the Rajput Empire the city drenched itself in the famous pink color to welcome the royal guest his highness Prince of Wales.

Jaipur acts as a treasure trove for tourists, offering plenty of things to see, explore and do in the region.

Some of the popular sightseeing destinations of Jaipur include the Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar. Gaitore, Ram Niwas Gardens, Vidyadhar Garden, Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, Galtaji, Lakshmi Narayan Temple and others.

Apart from sightseeing, a must do in Jaipur is to enjoy a camel or elephant ride. Tourists can also choose to explore the charming and colorful markets of the region famous for its colorful rajais (comforters), bandhini fabrics and much more. Another must do in Jaipur is to enjoy a cultural performance of puppet shows, folk songs and dance organized regularly in the region and gorging on the delicious array of veg and non veg rajasthani food.

Jaipur being a leading tourist destination of India there is absolutely no dearth of good Jaipur hotels and resorts offering plenty of accommodation options to choose from.

The hotels in Jaipur are also found across various budget segments ranging from luxury hotels, heritage hotels to economy and budget hotels thus, catering to all tastes and preferences.

Jaipur being a dessert city, the region gets scorching hot and humid and as such the region is best visited from November to February when the weather is cool and pleasant. Jaipur is also well connected to the rest of the country by means of air, rail and roadways. city airport is located in the satellite town of Sanganer, while there are three main Railway stations namely, Jaipur Junction, Gandhinagar and Durgapura offering connectivity to the city and lastly, there are ample number of buses available from various regions of the state and neighboring areas for Jaipur.

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