Rajasthan is a northern-west state of India. The land is popularly known as the “the place of Rajputana”. Some part of the state is covered by the Thar Desert and most of the part is enclosed by the Aravalli range. Here is a brief 2-day itinerary of Jaipur.
The Handicrafts, palaces, wildlife sanctuaries, puppet shows, architectural heritages, traditional art and culture and the culinary cuisine are the prominent attractions of Rajasthan. The food prepared inside the state palaces are known as ‘Khansamas’. The gateway to Rajasthan is it’s capital city, the beautiful Jaipur. This article talks about a 2-day itinerary of Jaipur. From Rewari, Jaipur is just 192 km. Rewari to Jaipur train is also available. If Rewari is your hometown, then you can easily choose Jaipur for an exciting weekend escape.
It is a difficult task to define Jaipur. It is a city of stone, fabric, royal palaces, style and wonderful artistry. The Heritage Pink City is a dream. Start early to see the pink city and the fortress in the hills. The Jaipur City tour includes the 6 amazing spots. Jaipur is a captivating tourist spot. A two-day stay in the city is often sufficient to visit the major tourist sights and activity that Jaipur has to offer.
Located inside the old city, the City Palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture bound to leave you surprised. A huge palace complex that occupies about a seventh of the Pink City. The City Palace was originally built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1932. It is also known for housing the Chandra Mahal and the Mubarak Mahal, besides, the series of courtyards, beautiful gardens and buildings that make the complex lively. Step into the City Palace and the spectacular architecture and large gardens take you to the eras of Rajas and Maharajas.
Built by Maharaja Sawai Singh as a part of the City Palace, Hawa Mahal was an extension of the women’s chamber with the purpose of allowing royal women to witness everyday life in the street below secretly. A high red sandstone structure complete with over 950 windows, the Mahal was made in such a way that the air circulates through these windows, giving the palace its name.
Amber Fort, Tiger Fort and Jal Mahal are other spots to visit, besides, Jantar Mantar Observatory. The Jaipur art and architectural grandeur are spread across the city. Along the way, Jaipur artisans block printing and stonecutting are an added attraction. Early evening you can spend a quality time in any of the restaurant tasting the authentic Rajasthani cuisine that includes Dal Baati Churma, Missi Roti, Feeni and Lal Maas as well.
Return to the Amber Fort at evening for an excellent light and sound show.
On the next day, plan a detailed tour to Jal Mahal. This magnificent structure has a lot more to discover. Then head to Tiger Fort, while scanning its beauty, the spectacular view of the city from the hill top is the image to capture. The journey to Jaipur is always a memorable one. The city is bestowed with alluring attractions which are enough to bring you back. The afternoon can be well utilized by shopping on the busy streets of Johri Bazaar.