Jaipur - The Pink City
This lively historic city has a colorful chaotic look, which is fueled by the royal architecture and never-fading culture of the land. The heart of Rajasthan and the political capital, Jaipur is certainly the fairy-tale destination with splendor attractions in the city and Aravalli Hill ranges bordering it.
Palace on Wheels - Royal Journey of Jaipur
On day two, the train reaches Jaipur of Rajasthan, its capital city and the pink land of the state. This city still holds to its ebb of the cultural history with cycle rickshaws, elephant rides, monuments, Jantar Mantar and much more. To add more beauty to this fairytale city, Palace on Wheels itinerary covers all eminent historic structures of the land before settling down for a shopping spree. The best part about traveling to a historic land is its reflection in art and crafts, which are sold as souvenirs. Starting from leather articles to art works, Jaipur is the right place to buy your money’s worth.
Top activities enjoy in Jaipur during Palace on Wheels trip are
- Visit to Amber Fort and dine in the royal restaurant
- Traditional elephant ride at Amber Fort
- Traditional royal welcome with dance and garland at the railway station
- Visit to important tourist attractions like Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Albert Hall Museum, JantarMantar and others
- Visit to the local markets for sightseeing, cultural photography and souvenir shopping.
Climate of Jaipur is a typical semi-arid climate. The summers are extremely hot, monsoon is short and mild and winters are pleasingly warm or mildly cold. In rare cases, the city climate could reach below zero degree C, during peak winter.
The land’s cuisine is famous for sweets like Mawa Kachori, Moong Thal, Feeni, Ghevar, Gajak and others. The main cuisine of the land is majorly meat with vegetarian dishes made with grams and local vegetables.