A First Timers Guide to the Pink City of Jaipur

India, Jaipur Guide (B): A First Timers Guide to the Pink City of Jaipur

If you’re heading to Jaipur to start your Rajasthani adventure, you’re in for a real treat as this is where your journey into India will really begin!

My heart always gives a little flutter when I start to see the first glimpses of the pink city from the train window heading out of Delhi.

Well, although it’s nicknamed the pink city, it isn’t really pink. The buildings are actually more of a peach or orange colour. But, it’s beautiful all the same.

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and it’s a busy, bustling city which is spread out over the old and the new. The old side definitely has more culture but the new also provides some of the 21st century comforts like shopping malls, bars and clubs etc.

It can be quite a maze finding your way around Jaipur, so here’s a first timers guide to the Pink city (which isn’t pink lol).

Jaipur is easily accessible in 4 hours out of Delhi by train. The best train which I would personally recommend is the Shatabdi express which leaves early in the morning. There’s limited stops and you get fed breakfast which is great. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A First Timers Guide to the Pink City of Jaipur
Guide Location: India » Jaipur
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Rambagh Palace   Amer Fort   Elephantastic   Jantar Mantar   Albert Hall museum   Nahagarh fort   Jaigarh fort   Hawa Mahal   Hanuman temple   Café Palladio  
Author: Sophie Pearce
Read it on author's website: http://thirdeyetraveller.com/jaipur/