Your Guide To Jaipur

Photo of Your Guide To Jaipur by Meenakshi Bose

Here’s a complete guide of the city that covers the best places to see, where to stay, what to eat and how to navigate within the city. You can also read this guide.

Take an early morning train from Delhi to Jaipur

If you stay in Gurgaon, you can also board the train from Gurgaon junction. You will reach Jaipur in merely 4 hours in a comfortable chair car.

Stay at Jaipur Jantar Hostel

Jaipur Jantar is a great place to stay. This place is safe for solo travellers and in budget. You can read the review here.

Lunch at Tapri Cafe

One of the highly rated cafes in Jaipur that serves delicious fusion food.

Visit Jantar Mantar

Explore the world’s largest stone sundial and other astronomical instruments.

Explore the majestic City Palace

The home of the royal family of Jaipur.

Visit Hawa Mahal

Once during the day to explore the interiors and once in the night to see it shine bright like a diamond. Don’t forget to shop Rajasthani handloom & handicrafts at the market next to Hawa Mahal.

Head to the Albert Hall Museum

The oldest museum in the city and get awestruck by its beauty.

Street food of Jaipur

Try out the Rajasthani street delicacies like lassi, Aloo bonda and many more.

Explore the Forts of Jaipur

There are three main forts in Jaipur that you can explore. Start from the Amer fort, then head to Nahargarh fort and end your trip at Jaigarh fort.

Panna Meena ka Kund

On your way to Amer fort, take a detour to admire the beauty of this ancient step well.

Dance on Rajasthani folk music

Don’t forget to stop and admire the amazing talent of these local musicians while exploring the fort.

Amer Fort

One of the prime forts of Jaipur, admire the beauty of Deewan‑e‑Aam, Deewan‑e‑khas, the gardens and know more about its glorious past through the mesmerising Light and Sound show.

Instagramable spot check!

Although the entire city is totally Insta‑worthy. However, this is one of my favourite to get the perfect snap!

Take a Buttermilk break

Jaipur can be hot and dehydrated even during winters . Therefore, don’t forget to drink some buttermilk to recharge yourself.

Visit the Wax museum & Sheesh Mahal

An unique and entertaining place to visit at Nahargarh fort.

Explore the famous spots of the Nahargarh Fort

That has been featured in the famous Bollywood movie Rang de Basanti.

Admire the view from the hill top

Take a break to admire the mesmerising view from the hilltop

Rajasthani main course

Stop by Jaigarh Restaurant at Jaigarh fort to gorge on delicious Rajasthani delicacies.

Head to Jaigarh Fort

And check out the finest canons and wagons on display.

Visit Jal Mahal

A beautiful 18th‑century palace amidst the Man Sagar Lake.

Shop Jaipur’s famous Blue Pottery

Stop by the wholesale shops to buy ceramic products.