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Weekend getaway Things to do while in Jaipur

In case, you live in the north, need a short trip but you are damn bored of the hill stations, then we have one perfect option for you. Why not explore the ‘Pink city’ itself and enjoy the different colours of Jaipur? Today, we will provide you will crucial information which will make your trip a smooth affair.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 October 2017, 12:17:01 PM
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After days of working hard in the office, everyone deserves a break. And nothing gives more mental relaxation than a trip. Indeed, travelling refreshes and recharges our batteries. A short trip can do wonders for any one and take away the person from routine life. Different beautiful places are literally waiting for you to explore them. Why not make the perfect utilization of a weekend and head for a short trip? In case, you live in the north, need a short trip but you are damn bored of the hill stations, then we have one perfect option for you. Why not explore the ‘Pink city’ itself and enjoy the different colours of Jaipur? Today, we will provide you will crucial information which will make your trip a smooth affair.
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Jaipur, being the capital of Rajasthan is easily accessible from all parts of India. One can reach the Pink city by different trains like Shatabdi Express, which provides a comfortable journey to the passenger. A train journey between Jaipur and Delhi takes only six hours and therefore the former is a popular weekend getaway. Palace on Wheels, a modern luxury train allows you to enjoy the royal look of Jaipur even when you are travelling. This train will definitely leave you in awe.
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Jaipur

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In case, you are looking to have a budget holiday, then taking a bus to the Pink city would be the best option. It is both convenient and pocket-friendly. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation operates regular, deluxe and Volvo buses between Jaipur and other cities. You can board a bus from the Sindhi Camp bus stand or Narayan Singh Circle in Jaipur. The best part is the fare is reasonable and will fit your budget. You can go from Delhi to Jaipur for a fare as low as 350.
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A road trip to Jaipur can be quite memorable too. One can go through the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway and have a perfect car ride. There are many restaurants and dhabas on the highway and one can stop at them for taking snacks and other amenities. The capital city of Rajasthan is well-connected by National Highways 12, 11 and 8.
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A road trip to Jaipur can be quite memorable too. One can go through the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway and have a perfect car ride. There are many restaurants and dhabas on the highway and one can stop at them for taking snacks and other amenities. The capital city of Rajasthan is well-connected by National Highways 12, 11 and 8. Jaipur has its own airport which adds charm to the city. The domestic airport is located at Sanganer and one can take a taxi or cab to go the main city. In case, ypou want to quickly reach your destination, then you can opt for a flight. The tickets from Delhi to Jaipur start from 3500 depending on the availability.
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Jaipur, the gateway of Rajasthan has many popular tourist destinations which attract people from different international countries as well. Some of the key tourist spots include Amer Fort, Jaigarh, Gaitore, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh, Jantar Mantar, Jalmahal and City Palace. So while you are in Jaipur, you should definitely visit these historical places.
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The best time to visit Jaipur would be between October to March as the warm sun would not bother you much then. In case, you are travelling between April to June, then you must carry light light cotton clothes with yourself. The tip would be to drink lots of water to keep yourself hydrated in the hot weather.
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Jaipur

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There are certain things which must never slip from your mind while visiting the Pink city. Let’s start with the Dos. A handy tip would be to stay closer to the MI road as budget hotels are available near the area. In case, you don’t want to shell out much, you can hire an auto for sightseeing. The fare usually starts from 700 for places including Jaigarh and Nahargarh. Opting for a taxi may cost you more. You can buy a composite ticket for visiting all sights in the city. This will save your time as you won’t have to stand in long queues in the different sites.
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Talking about the don’ts, Jaipur is quite famous for its temples, so you must dress accordingly, while visiting. Many temples don’t allow the travelers to enter if they are wearing shorts or half-pants. Remember, photography is restricted in many temples, so do cross-check before taking photographs. So what are you waiting for? Start packing your bags and head to Jaipur this weekend.