Jaipur tour packages & holidays
Jaipur as a tour and holiday destination
Jaipur, India is the capital of the Rajasthan state. It is not an ancient city, but was founded intentionally by Jai Singh II in 1727 and is known as the Pink City of India. In this respect, it is similar to St. Petersburg in that it was founded by a monarch to showcase a glorious kingdom. Large structures dating back to its founding are similar to other traditional Indian architecture, but is grand in scale and very well preserved. Jaipur is a major city, housing over 3 million Indians. Modern amenities blend with the ethnic street life, and there is plenty for tourists to do on holiday.
Things to do in Jaipur
Jaipur is one of the three most popular attractions, and is often offered as a tour package in combination with visits to Delhi and Agra. Because tourism is a major industry, many pleasures and opportunities are offered to visitors. While India is notorious for not having running water or electricity for certain times of the day, Jaipur is modern around the clock. Street markets as well as indoor malls cater almost entirely to travelers. More adventurous visitors can peruse the same street merchants as is visited by locals. Both the modern and ancient is present to savor, and most residents accept and embrace holiday tourists.
Best time to visit Jaipur
Jaipur is a tropical city located along the coastline. The weather is balmy year round and is seldom cold or unpleasant. It is a good idea to avoid the city during the monsoon season, which is between June and September. Little rainfall is experienced for the rest of the year, making it ideal for resort stays and sunny beaches. Gangaur is a major festival in the city and a good time to witness traditional and highly colorful regalia. Anyone wanting to experience this rich cultural should not miss out the opportunity to visit Jaipur, India.