9 Reasons Why Jaipur is a Popular Weekend Getaway from Delhi

Jaipur is one holiday destination that needs no introduction to a tourist from Delhi. Almost every Delhiite must have visited Jaipur once in a lifetime , so actually there is no point describing about it. Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan state in India. It is also known as the “pink city ” due to the abundance of pink paint on walls in Jaipur. Jaipur is also part of the Famous Golden Triangle tourist circuit in India.It was the capital of ancient Rajputana Kingdom of Amber , it is named after Maharaja Jai Singh who founded the city. There are several tourist spots in Jaipur which are recognized worldwide for its royal heritage.This city is full of ancient palaces , gardens and other buildings of big historical importance.This is among the most popular Weekend Getaways from Delhi.This is a good place for a vacation with Family or for couples.

How to reach Jaipur from Delhi?

Jaipur is 265 Kilometers from Delhi and it is well-connected via all transport mediums i.e. air, road and water.[adrotate group=”1″]

  • By Air

Jaipur has several flights connecting it from Delhi. Being so popular ticket price is very less too, just around 4000 rupees .

  • By Bus

Again you can catch both state and private deluxe buses for Jaipur from ISBT , Dhaulakuan and Gurgaon. Ticket price of bus varies from rupees 300 to 1000 depending on the type of bus.

  • By Cab/Private Vehicle

A trip by a cab or private car takes around 3 to 4 hours . Taxis charge around rupees 3000 to 10000 depending on the choice of your vehicle.

  • By Train

There are several trains which ply between Jaipur and Delhi including both Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains , just head over to the IRCTC website to book tickets.

 Best Way to reach Jaipur from Delhi:-

You can choose any method to reach Jaipur from Delhi after you have considered your budget and time available.

What are some of the Best Tourist Attractions in Jaipur?

Jaipur has  a host of tourist attractions in Delhi , it can take you upto  three four days to visit all of them. We are mentioning a few of them.

  • Historical Tourist destinations 
    1. City Palace
    2. Hawa Mahal It is closed for tourists now. I consider myself lucky to have visited the top of this palace.
    3. Amber Fort
    4. Jantar Mantar The replica of the one found in Delhi.
  • Religious Tourist destinations 
    1. Akshardham Temple
    2. Birla Mandir
    3. Jain Mandir
  • Other Tourist spots in Jaipur worth visiting

Apart from these Historic forts , these places are also suggested .

    1. Central Park :- It is the largest park in all of Jaipur.
    2. Sheesh Mahal
    3. Jal Mahal
    4. Jaigarh Fort
    5. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing:- One of the important tourist spot of Modern Jaipur.
  • Sightseeing Activities around Jaipur

If you are looking for some sightseeing opportunities in Jaipur then Ram Niwas Garden is a perfect place to stroll and spend some quiet time . It is a completely lush green garden with some cool air breezing during morning and evening.

What is the Best Time to visit Jaipur ?

Avoid Jaipur during Summer months of May , June and July . Also avoid it during January as desert winters can be quiet chilly.

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