Jaipur Palace

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Jaipur Holidays

A Flair for Royal Celebration

Jaipur is the largest city in the state of Rajasthan, as well as the state’s capital. The city’s cultural prominence and charming character has resulted in it being one of the three destinations that make up India’s Golden Triangle.

Known as the Pink City, Jaipur earnt its colourful nickname as a result of its signature painted architecture. In 1876, the entire city was painted pink to celebrate a visit from the prince of Wales – a great example of the flair for royal celebrations that is so deeply embedded in the fabric and sole of this flamboyant city.

Be sure to visit the city’s key attractions such as the Hawa Mahal, the Amber Fort, the Jal Mahal and the City Palace. These are great to incorporate into part of a tour or on a longer stay in Jaipur itself. 

Destination Highlights
  • Jaipur is home to the iconic Hawa Mahal
  • A great gateway to the desert city of Jodhpur
  • Easily accessed by car or flight from Delhi
  • Known as the Pink City
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT +5.5 hours
  • Currency INR - Indian Rupee
  • Visa Information British citizens are required to obtain a visa from the Indian embassy prior to arrival.
  • Language Hindi and English are widely spoken.
  • Health Information Some vaccinations are recommended when travelling to certain areas in India. Please contact your GP for vaccination requirements.

Top Tips from our Experts

Steph

Destination Specialist

“Jaipur is a city with a buzz like no other, explore it on foot for the best experience of the city. Take a food tour, you get to see the main sights as well as try the amazing local cuisine.”

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