Plan Your Short Weekend Trip To Jaipur
The Royal City will make you fall in love with its great Architect and the neat streets. Jaipur, The Pink City famous for its food, culture, handicrafts, and forts. There are many more things to do in Jaipur which you should not miss!!
The 3-day Itinerary to Jaipur includes the best thing to do in Jaipur and must place to visit.
Jaipur has a lot of places to explore and it’s you who has to choose what to explore first.
There are a lot of cheap places to stay in Jaipur near the Railway station starting from INR 200 Per night. So if you have a little money in your pocket you can still afford to travel to Jaipur.
Travel Tip to Jaipur/Travel Local Jaipur
Like other places, Jaipur is not really so commercialized. People are nice and humble (except a few) who will try to fool you for extra money. But if you travel very frequently you can figure out that too.
Local travel is not so expensive
you can get an auto as cheap as 10Rs per person to Bapu Market, Hawa Mahal, etc. For local transport and sightseeing Cab on rental are available also you can book Ola/Uber Cabs.
Nahargarh Fort- Jaigarh Fort- Amer Fort- Jal Mahal
Start the first day of your trip to Jaipur by savoring Pyaz ( Onion) kachoris, Mawa Kachoris in breakfast from any store near Sindhi Camp or the main bazaar. You can book a taxi for a day tour. All the fort can be covered in one day as they are very nearby
After having your breakfast head towards to see all the forts. Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and Amer Fort all these three forts are nearby and can be covered in a day.
Take your first stop at Jaigarh Fort, situated in Hills of Eagles(Cheel Ka Teela) of the Aravali Range. This fort was made to protect the Amer Fort and to store amours, cannons, arms, and ammunition. Worlds largest cannon on wheels is stored in Jaigarh Fort. Enjoy a panoramic view from here and you have to spare 1-2hrs to cover Jaigarh Fort.
City Palace- Hawa Mahal- Albert Hall Museum
The benefit of being in Jaipur is that every place is nearby, all the attractions are in the vicinity. Start your day by exploring City Palace and Hawa Mahal and keep Albert Hall Museum for the evening. City Palace is the main attraction of Jaipur where Hawa Mahal is where you can soak in the best views of Jaipur. Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Rajasthan and lights up the evening in Jaipur.
End your second day in Jaipur by enjoying beautiful lighting at Albert Hall Museum. The place is also good to have a relaxing walk.
Khatu Shyam Temple- Shopping at Bapu Bazaar
If you are traveling with your family you can also add a famous Indian Pilgrimage to your Itinerary Khatu Shyam Ji Temple. Khatu Shyam Temple is approximately 1.5hrs from the main Jaipur and it also depends where are you staying in Jaipur. Half of your day will be spent exploring Khatu Shyam Darshan.
While returning from Khatu Shyam Ji Temple, take a stop at Jaipur’s famous Bapu Bazaar. With a lot of Historical Monuments, Jaipur also has one of the best shopping bazaars. Bapu Bazaar, the most colorful market in India, where you can buy some of India’s best handwork. The market is famous for wood/marble work, bangles, Jaipur’s traditional clothes, etc.
Where to Stay in Jaipur
Jaipur is not very expensive, and 4-5 Hrs drive from Delhi. Jaipur is suitable for both those who want to have a budgeted trip and for those who are looking for luxurious stays. You can find stay’s very easily even if you don’t make any advance bookings. Hostels/Zostels/Villas all are just a google click away.
Other Places to Visit in Jaipur
You can add any of the below-mentioned places to your itinerary during your trip to Jaipur.
- Birla Mandi
- Chokhi Dhani
- Jantar Mantar
- Raj Mandir Cinema
- Johari Bazaar
- Galtaji Temple
- Patrika gate ( If you love Photography)
- Best Time to Visit Jaipur
Early or Late winters are the best time to visit Jaipur. October-November/February March.
- Things to do in Jaipur
Site seeing, food hopping, and shopping
- Best Food in Jaipur one should not miss
Potato, Onion, Mawa Kachori.
- Mode of Trasport in Jaipur
Sightseeing in Jaipur is very convenient as public and private transport are available everywhere in the city.
You can choose any of the available modes of transport three tempos, minibusses, three-wheelers, taxis, and autorickshaws.
Have you been to Jaipur? How was your experience, share your views in the comment box.