999 reasons to visit "The Pink City" - Jaipur

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1st Jan 2019
Photo of 999 reasons to visit "The Pink City" - Jaipur by Pranjal Sharma

It all started with a bus journey from Delhi to Jaipur with a pocket friendly fare of Rs. 280/-(Haryana Travels). If you urge for comfort you can also take the inter state Deluxe Ac/Non Ac buses that will nearly cost you around 600 to 800 rupees.

Even before entering Jaipur you will start getting the historical vibes and mesmerizing view of the palaces, resorts,small villages that give you a glimpse of there tradition. You will find people wearing turbans & dhoti and women's in traditional dresses and off course there welcome gesture :)

Moving further the bus journey was not that devastating of what we thought until we left Delhi. The ride was pleasant, soothing weather and the beautiful view was adding cherry to the top.

Even before entering Jaipur you will start getting the historical vibes and mesmerizing view of the palaces, resorts,small villages that give you a glimpse of there tradition. You will find people wearing turbans & dhoti and women's in traditional dresses and off course there welcome gesture :)

Delhi-Jaipur Highway

Photo of Delhi - Jaipur Expressway, Bagwara, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

We de-boarded at Sindhi camp (Bus station) that is also nearby Jaipur railway station. This is the best place to look around for a affordable hotel since this place falls in the center of pink city and you can easily get transportation service to any other location from here.

Finding a hotel or a resort in Jaipur is not a big deal as you can find plenty of hotels and resorts at each step with varying prices.The best option that I want to recommend if you are travelling solo/with friends, you can go for the Dharamshala which is nearby the railway station, Com'on don't judge me for this. Even i got the same picture in my head when i heard about this word "Dharamshala" but wait it's not what it looks likes. This Dharamshala is way more comfortable and beautiful than a normal 4 star hotel and that's the reason why you don't get a booking easily. All types of rooms are available there which will cost you Rs.100 (Non Ac) to Rs. 400(Ac) per day. Isn't it amazing?

Shri Panchayati Dharamshala, Station Road

Photo of Sindhi Camp, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

Now, talking about the places you should visit in Jaipur, hey wait first you need to decide what's your choice of commute will be? Because the Auto driver will going to charge you way more than you expect and it's not at all pocket friendly, so here what you can do is to rent a bike or scooty that will cost you Rs.300/day and trust me it's a life saver. All the tourist places are near by, in order to skip the hustle you can start with the well know HAWA- MAHAL that's actually at the center of the city.

Hawa Mahal

Photo of Hawa Mahal, Hawa Mahal Road, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

Your second stop should be JAL MAHAL that falls on the way to Amber fort, but i recommend to visit Jal Mahal in the evening as the sunset add more beauty to the view.

Jal Mahal

Photo of Jal Mahal, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

Followed by Jal Mahal the roads will pave your way to Amber fort, Jaigarh fort and Nahargarh Fort (remember the drunk and fall scene of Amir khan from the movie Rang de basanti?).

Amber Fort

Photo of Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

Way to Nahargarh

Photo of Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

All the 3 forts falls in a row, about 1-5 km distance away from each other. A Scooty/bike ride is recommended.

Since it's said "The best view comes after the hardest climbs" , once you reach Nahargarh you will have the beautiful view of the Jaipur city that you can enjoy with a Can of Beer at the Mount Top restaurant.

Nahargarh

Photo of Nahargarh Fort, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

There are also few more tourist places that you can roam round like the:

1. Albert Hall Museum

2. National Zoo/Bird sanctuary

3. Nanak Ghati

4.City Palace

After all these how one can miss to hover around the local markets? yes, you heard me right. Jaipur is also famous for it's local markets that offers a variety of options to eat down your pocket.

BAPU BAZAR

Photo of 999 reasons to visit "The Pink City" - Jaipur by Pranjal Sharma

If you are a master in Bargaining then this place have a lot to offer you, cheap yet good in quality, from Sari to Sandals,from earnings to daily accessories you can get everything here. With shopping you can enjoy the street food and trust me the taste will delight your mood.

Bapu Bazar

Photo of Bapu Bazar, Biseswarji, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

Last but not the least, the journey is still not over, Jaipur too have it's mesmerizing night life, it's upon you how you gonna spent it? In a traditional way or modern?

Yes you heard me right!, to make your night beautiful you must visit "Chokhi Dhani" .

Chokhi Dhani

Photo of Chokhi Dhani, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Pranjal Sharma

The view, the aura of Chauki Dhani will take your breathe away, the best place to revive at affordable cost of Rs.500/person.This place will take you back in history where you can live the traditional life served with traditional food.This place also offers Elephants and Camel rides, traditional dance performed by the local villagers and yes they give you an option for stay (depends upon advance booking).

If you are looking to have an affordable weekend trip that can revive you, the answer is Jaipur!!!

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Nice..✌️very informative ☺️
Sat 03 30 19, 10:13 · Reply (1) · Report
Thank u :)
Sat 03 30 19, 10:16 · Report