Friday, 5 September 2014


Hello friends! Before I start 'Destination India' in a new format, I want to review the places, which I have already shared with you. So, in the first 4 posts, I will discuss about Rajasthann, one of the most beautiful destination in India!



Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. The city has been named after him.

There are so many places in Jaipur to visit; like - Hawa Mahal; Jal Mahal; Nahargarh Fort;  Jaigarh Fort; City Palace;  State Museum of Rajasthan or Albert Hall; Moti Doongri; Amber Fort.
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How to go:
Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. 

Air:  The Jaipur International Airport is called Sanganer Airport. There are domestic flight connections to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Udaipur and several other places. There are international flights from Jaipur to Dubai and Muscat. 

Train:  Train connections are from Delhi, Agra,  Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, etc. 
Road: A convenient mode of travel to Jaipur is by road. Regular bus service of AC and Deluxe Coaches are available.  
Transportation: Locally roadways city buses and private buses are available, cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws are also there, Radio and prepaid taxies are also available.

Accommodations: There are so many Hotels in Jaipur in all economy type.

If you want to stay in RTDC Hotel, then go to ‘Gangaur’. The Hotel Situated in the heart of the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur; the hotel has beautifully designed and furnished rooms at moderate tariff. The hotel has all the modern amenities and a choice of Superior A.C./ A.C. rooms. RTDC has two more hotels in Jaipur – Hotel Swagatam and Hotel Teej. They also the same in quality and facilities. 

You can stay in another RTDC Hotel; Jheel Tourist Village.The hotel is an ideal place for picnic spot and family stay. You get an interesting choice between air conditioned rooms or huts. There are modern amenities adding to your comfort. The restaurant serves a variety of cuisines giving you a delightful choice. They have added attractive feature for the guests is camping facility for the caravan travelers !

If you want to live a heritage life for some days; then go to the Umaid Bhawan Heritage House Hotel. It’s a beautiful tranquil hotel with a Kingly atmosphere!

The Raj Palace; Fortune Select Metropolitan; Hotel Jaipur Palace; Hotel Paradise; Hotel Mansingh – are some of well known hotels in Jaipur.