Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and
forms the most chosen tourism golden triangle of Delhi,
Agra and Jaipur. It a bustling capital city and a business
centre with all the trapping of modern metropolis but
yet flavoured strongly with an age-old charm that never
fails to surprise a traveller. The old Jaipur painted
in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. Stunning
backdrop of ancient forts Nahargarh, Amer, Jagarh and
Moti Dungri are dramatic testimonials of the bygone
era and a reminder of their lingering romance.
Jaipur is named after its founder the warrior and astronomer
sovereign Sawai Jai Singh II (ruled 1688 to 1744). The
decision to move out of his hilltop capital Amer was
also compelled by reasons of growing population and
paucity of water. Moreover in the early seventh century
the power of the great Mughals was dwindling with its
aging Monarch Aurangzeb and after several centuries
of invasions the north was now quite and the wealth
of the kingdom had become greater than before. Seizing
upon this opportune time Jai Singh planned his new capital
in the planes. Jaipur is a corroborative effort of Sawai
Jai Singh's strong grounding in sciences and astrology
and a Bengali architect Vidyadhar with a strong instinct
Jaipur is moderate in temperature.
Summer : Max. 45 degree C Min. 25.8 degree C
Winters : Max. 22 degree C Min. 8.3 degree C
Access to Jaipur:
The Jaipur Airport is called Sanganer Airport . There
are domestic flight connections to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai,
Ahmedabad, Jodhpur and Udaipur. There is a single international
flight to Dubai.
Connections are from Delhi, Agra, Mumbai ,Chennai, Bikaner,
Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad. Well connected from other
states like UP, MP .
A convenient mode of travel to Jaipur is by road. Regular
bus service of AC and Deluxe Coaches are available
Locally roadways city buses and private buses are available,
cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws are also there, Radio
and prepaid taxies are also available.