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So after months and months of preparation for a memorable wedding are over and you are over a moon, it is time to give a ROYAL treat to both of you. Make your honeymoon a time to remember all your life. And what a better way to do it by being treated like a Maharaja and a Maharani in the royal city of Jaipur, also known as pink city of India. The city is a wonderful experience giving a magnificent view of majestic and gigantic forts, lavish and expansive royal palaces and enchanting and aromatic gardens. Jaipur is also endowed with its ever busy bazaars, world famous for Rajasthani ornaments, fabrics and artifacts, folklore items, traditional wear and other cultural items. The city is surrounded on all sides by hills, mountains and war scarred walls which takes you back to the era of maharajas and royals.
Major Attractions of Jaipur:
Hawa Mahal also called as a wind palace is the most famous monument of the pink city. Hawa Mahal is an unprecedented structure that overlooks one of the leading avenues and also offers some panoramic views of Jaipur City. Jantar Mantar (Observatory)- built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century this gives you an idea about the complex astronomical instruments and concepts. The major attraction of the observatory is the gigantic sundial that still gives an accurate time. Sisodia Palace and Garden, a well maintained garden originally constructed for the royals has some remarkable structures- fountains, lakes and stone sculptures. City palace/ Museum- perhaps the most famous historic structure contains impressive gateways, temples, brilliant buildings and palaces. A visit to Mubarak Mahal with its erotic decoration and lavishly designed dresses of the royal family is the ideal place for all honeymooners. Jalmahal, an exquisite palace located in the center of Man Sagar Lake is extremely popular spot for its architectural grandeur. The out of the world experience of looking at 4 floors submerged in the lake water and only the top floor above is worth cherishing. Nahargarh Fort offers breath taking panoramic view of the city.
A visit to Jaipur also facilitates excursions to Bharatpur-174km housing one of the finest bird sanctuaries of Asia, Ranthambore-180 km famous for its tiger population, and Pushkar world famous as a holy city and for its fair. Jaipur is a Shopping paradise for tourists The most popular shopping areas are located just across Jauhari Bazaar, Badi Chaupar and M.I. Road, selling traditional artifacts, precious and semi-precious stones, traditional ethnic wear , leather items, traditional footwear. Sardar Market is famous for hand block printed textiles, traditional pottery items and dye works.
How to reach here:
Jaipur is very well connected with most of cities. Domestic airlines connect Jaipur with all-important cities of India- Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Varanasi and Ahmedabad. Train network is also very well spread out and Delhi facilitates many trains like Shatabdi Express and The Pink City Express while the Super Fast Express links Jaipur with Mumbai. The trains like 'Palace on Wheels' and 'The Royal Orient' offer excellent luxurious treat for those looking for finer things in life. Road network is also very well developed to reach Deluxe and semi deluxe air-conditioned fleet runs from Delhi, to all cities of Rajasthan. The main bus terminal, Sindhi Camp, is located in the center of the city. Some of the important distances are- Agra- 235 kms from Jaipur and from Delhi- 258 kms. Tourist taxis and RTDC buses also run from Delhi.
Jaipur is the city of romance and love. Visit it anytime of the year to engage yourself in everlasting relationship with its romantic settings and environment and make it an experience to remember.
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