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Weekend trip to Jaipur

Jaipur is an important tourist destination that lies in the heart of Rajasthan. Also called as the Pink City, Jaipur is famous for architectural marvels. Jaipur is relatively a large destination, which cannot be completely scaled within a weekend. However, if you are planning on a weekend trip to Jaipur, we have condensed the attractions of the city and provided a crisp itinerary that would suit all age groups.

The itinerary is intentionally kept as free as possible to add any cultural events if any. Many cultural performances are conducted by resorts to promote the tradition of the land. If you come across any, spend a few hours and you would not be disappointed.

Day one (Friday)

Weekend trip to Jaipur

Reach Jaipur and check into any heritage hotel or resort in Jaipur. If you reach Jaipur by evening, rest for the day. If not, spend the day in shopping, as you might not find time later on in the trip. Check out for shopping spots around the hotel for some souvenir shopping. Top items to buy in Jaipur are embroidery cloths, woodwork, gemstones, leather items, Jaipur jutis and others.

Day two (Saturday)

Weekend in Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Start your sightseeing with Amber Fort. An elephant ride around the fort is an important activity here. The next destination should be JantarMantar, an observatory in India. Near JantarMantar, there are many interesting spots like City Palace, Albert Hall and others. After lunch, enjoy a lazy evening with spa treatment in any luxury hotel or resort. Before ending the day, visiting Hawa Mahal. It is best visited during evening. At least once in your vacation, you ought to dine at Rambagh Palace. The place is very famous for its ambience and service. The restaurant is also famous among tourists for its Polo Bar.

Day three (Sunday)

Weekend in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Start the day with Jaipur Zoo for spotting animals. This would take a few hours from your itinerary but it is completely worth the time. You can spot tigers, hyena, deer and others. Have lunch after the zoo trip and visit a few spots like Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and other. By sunset, visit Jal Mahal for a boat ride and a dinner at the palace hotel. If you love the bird watching, you ought to visit Jal Mahal in the morning. If your flight is on the same day, reach the airport directly. If not, get back to your hotel and rest until it is time to reach the airport.

Since it is a weekend getaway trip, the itinerary focuses on only the iconic destinations in India. If you are ready to spend a few more days in Jaipur, top attractions to spot are Kanak Vrindavan, Sisodia Rani Bagh, Birla Mandir, Galtaji temple, Gaitore, Chokhi Dhani and others. If you are ready to travel a little far away from Jaipur, you ought to visit Taj Mahal in Agra (240km from Jaipur), Ranthambore National Park (160 km from Jaipur), Pushkar (161 km from Jaipur), Alwar (140 km from Jaipur), Sikar (120 km from Jaipur) and others.

Author Bio:

Sophia Peterson is a travel blogger working as a freelancer and writes about travel. Love to explore new places. Passionate about travelling. Recently I had a trip to Rajasthan which is a perfect place for people to explore irrespective of culture, natural beauty as this state welcomes travelers to drown in the nature attractions but be cautious to spend a fabulous holiday. Jaipur is the beauty place of Rajasthan.

Tourist places you should visit in Jaipur

Best places of interest in Jaipur

 A marvellous spot to explore the illustrious history of India, Jaipur is a traveller destination that tops guest’s rundown who comes to India. In addition to the fact that it is a renowned destination, Jaipur has different historical centres and eateries that have left an impression on the global tourism in India. It has probably the most superb and complicated outlined structures that are justified regardless of your time. If you want to cherish the marvellous architecture of Jaipur and its interesting history, then book your tickets to have an amazing time.

Here are a some of the best places you should visit in Jaipur.

Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur
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  1. Albert Hall Museum: The historical centre to an extraordinary degree a predominant exhibition that is a duplicate of a gallery in London. Boasting about being the most extensive display lobby of the city, it was constructed in honour of the visit of the Prince of Wales to Jaipur in 1876. The exhibition has an exclusive collection of some amazing stuff including earthenware production, coins, musical instruments, wooden workmanship, mats and amazing metal artwork, depicting excellent craftsmanship. The main highlight of this exhibition set amidst Ram Niwas Bagh is the Egyptian mummy that has a spot with the Ptolemaic Epoch.
Jal mahal, Jaipur
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  1. Jal Mahal: A dazzling spot in Jaipur, the royal residence lies amidst Man Sagar Lake. A blend of the Rajput and Mughal basic styles, it is constructed with red sandstone. Despite the way that at first the structure looks a five-storied building, the four-story level gets submerged amid tempest and simply the top story on the highest point of the lake. The regal living arrangement was a characteristic in 1799 by the lord Sawai Pratap Singh, however, the place remained overlooked for a long time. However, it was Maharaja Jai Singh who renovated and restructured the building in the eighteenth century.
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
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    1. Hawa Mahal: A masterpiece among the points of interest in Jaipur, Hawa Mahal or the ‘Royal Residence of Winds’ is recognised for its stunning five-story honeycombed hive-shaped building. This building was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. Constructed with pink and red sandstone, Hawa Mahal has 953 “Jharokhas” or windows. It is said that the ruler made this structure with such an assortment of windows so that the royal ladies could witness the city humdrum without ever stepping out and the windows would provide cool wind breezes during the summer months.
    1. City Palace:  Used to be the seat of the leader of Jaipur, the City Palace Complex was raised sometime around 1729 to 1732. An amazing blend of Shilpa Shastra along with Mughal and European styles of the outline. The complex has a total of 3 segment portals. A bit of this building has been changed over into an authentic focus and a workmanship display including works and shows of old weapons, utensils and other interesting artefacts showcasing the rich history and culture of Jaipur.

Not just these, there are different things you can explore and experience in Jaipur like tasting camel milk, viewing a film at Raj Mandir and considerably more. However, do train tickets booking to get best of offers and spare cash for some sightseeing and shopping!

Best places of interest in Jaipur


Opposites. weekly photo challenge

The feeling of flying in the balloon is indescribable. Once in the hot air balloon, it does not feel as if you are on an edge of a cliff.  There is a feeling of weightlessness as you drift along. You are floating in the air.

The wind is an essential factor to be considered for a balloon ride.

Hot air balloon
Hot air balloon in Jaipur, India

You get mesmerised by the aerial view of the fabulous Amber Fort, Jal Mahal and the aerial view of Jaipur. Jaipur is a real adventure destination. It is a once in a lifetime and exhilarating hot air balloon flight. Jaipur also called the ´Pink City’, has magnificent forts and palaces.

 For further details, do check out ‘Awesome Rajasthan’

 */This post is inspired by Weekly Photo challenge Weight(less). This week, share a photo of something marked by its weight — or its air of weightlessness. Show us gravity at its most unforgiving, or most generous.

Discover the Golden Triangle of India

‘Golden Triangle’ consists of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur as the tourist destinations in India.

Golden triangle of India in the map of India
Golden triangle of India in the map of India

International Travellers begin their journey from Delhi by arriving at the main airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport, a state-of-the-art airport.

Inside Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi international airport
Inside Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi international airport

Delhi– Lal Qila or Red fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is made of red sandstone in the 17th century by Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan. The fort held a strategic place of power in the Mughal era.

  • India Gate-It is an important landmark in the Indian capital. Sir Edwin Lutyens designed it in 1931 during the British rule. British soldiers who fought in World War were commemorated here. After independence, the Indian government has redesignated the monument for ‘Unknown Soldier of the Indian Army’ in memory of Indian soldiers who have lost their lives in wars.
India Gate in Delhi
India Gate in Delhi
  • Qutub MinarIt is the tallest brick minaret on earth at 234 feet high from ground level. It was built to celebrate Muhammad Ghori’s victory over Rajputs. It is made of sandstone and has inscriptions of verses from the Holy Quran. The complex comprises of a large area with many ancient and medieval structures that lie in ruins.
  • Qutab Minar
    Qutab Minar
  • Mughal Gardens in Delhi It covers over 13 acres of land and is a renowned garden in Delhi. It is a fusion of British Garden concept and Mughal style. The gardens consist of Mughal style fountains, terraces and canals. Beautiful flowers like Bougainvillea, roses, sweet William, Marigold, viscaria and many more can be found here.
  • Mughal gardens in Delhi
    Mughal gardens in Delhi
  • Rail Museum of Delhi Situated in Chanakyapuri is a popular haunt for rail fans. Here you can see old train engines and coaches. The first train with a steam engine that covered Bombay to Thane in 1853 is the pride of this Rail Museum in Delhi. A miniature rail track ride is an attraction for tourists with kids in the museum.

  • AgraSituated in the eastern point of the renowned tourist destinations called Golden Triangle that includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Agra has one of the Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage site, Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is not only beautiful from outside but also charming from the inside. Flowers in marble can be seen decorated on its walls. Stone work is par excellence and speaks volumes about the skilled workers of the era.

    Taj Mahal
    Taj Mahal
    • Fatehpur Sikri It was constructed by Akbar to celebrate the victory over a Rajput Emperor.
    Fatehpur Sikri (https://www.flickr.com/photos/hectorgarcia/322050866)
    Fatehpur Sikri
  • Jama MasjidIt is constructed in the complex of Fatehpur Sikri and the entry is through Buland Darwaja.
  • Anup TalaoIt is a red sandstone water pool with a platform that has a raised seat in the middle.
  •  Jaipur– the capital city  of Rajasthan is popular among the tourists. The city is bounded by beautiful hills and mountains. The pink-painted and beautiful architecture gives the city its name- ‘Pink City’. Architectural tours, palaces, fabulous food and gardens allow the tourist to immerse in the local culture. Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar are worth checking out.

    Pink city jaipur , rajasthan

    So, go ahead and discover Golden Triangle of India today!

    Golden Triangle Tour

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