Jaipur City Tours Of India

Jaipur, the capital of Indian state of Rajasthan, brings you the experience of royal legacy of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by an ancient 20ft high wall with eight gates is also known as the Pink City. This acronym for the beautifully laid Jaipur city derives from the fact that every house is made of pink sandstones or is painted pink all over. Jaipur is located 261 kms away from Delhi. Jaipur is also the main tourist and transport hub of Rajasthan tourist circuit. As an extension to the Golden Triangle Tour, you can easily venture out to places like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Pushkar, and many more tourist destinations in the desert land of royal Rajasthan. The history and times of Jaipur are deeply entwined with the stories of royal princes and princesses, with grand Mughals.

The astronomer-King Sawai Jai Singh II, one of the greatest rulers of the Kachhawaha shifted his seat of power from Amer and established his new capital in Jaipur in 1727. A Bengali architect, Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, brought his vision to reality by designing the city as a marvel of town planning. He earmarked separate sectors for craftsmen and merchants. A formidable protective wall with seven gates girdled the entire city. City of Jaipur was amongst the first planned cities in India. Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya planned the city to conform to a geometric grid representing the nine divisions of the universe.
The present day dignitaries visiting Jaipur includes from the British Royal family or 20th century royalty like the US Presidential families.
General Information
Area : Jaipur City
(Municipal limits 64.75 sq.km., Pink City 9.8 sq. km.)
Altitude : 431 meters
Climate : Max. Min.
Summer : 45.0° C 25.8° C
Winter : 22.0° C 8.3° C
Best Season : September-March
Clothing :
Summer: light tropical
Winter: Light woollen
Languages : English, Hindi, Rajasthani.
Climate of Jaipur is extreme with hot and humid summers and chilly winters. Maximum temperature during the summers (from April to July) reaches a high of around 45ºC. On the other hand winters have sunny and pleasant days and bitterly cold nights. Temperature can touch a low of around 5ºC, mostly during the nights.
How to Reach
By Air: Jaipur is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad, Calcutta and Varanasi by domestic flights.
By Bus: Jaipur can be accessed from all the major places in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi and Mumbai by bus.
By Train: The train service to Jaipur is available from all the major parts of the country. The train services to Jaipur are slower, because of the metre gauge line.

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