The Best Time to Visit Jaipur, INDIA

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What comes to our mind when we plan a trip to Jaipur? The thought of visiting this city makes you want to experience life in a palace. Cities of Rajasthan scream royalty and Rajputana. Deeply rooted history, culture, traditions, and style. Every nook and cranny of the pink city has the caliber to leave you amazed. Especially the markets and historical monuments around the City Palace. Jaipur is a city that still has a royal family. The Maharaja of Jaipur promotes polo and is a renowned Indian Polo Player himself. From luxurious royal theme-based Hotels in Jaipur offers them all. 

Being a tourist attraction and sort of a hot spot for destination weddings, Jaipur successfully houses guests throughout the year. Once you get a taste of Rajasthan and its culture you will come searching for it again.  Do you know that the 4 doors of the city palace are famous for a certain reason? Well worry not we will keep you updated. The 4 doors of the city palace represent seasons namely autumn, winter, spring, and summer. This blog covers the best time/ season to visit the pink city. The travel seasons are November to Feb, March to June, and  July to October. The winters are cold and dry followed by the hot summers leading to pleasant monsoons.

The Chilly Winter:

If you plan to visit Jaipur from November to Feb then remember to carry warmers because the desert do get chilly. Check the temperature before you start packing. The days are pleasant followed by slightly chilled winds while the nights are chilly. This is the best season because most of the festivals are held during these months. Diwali is celebrated on a large scale in Jaipur, the city market is decorated like a bride, and visitors from all around the world come to get a glimpse of the breathtaking visuals. Festivals like Jaipur Literature Festival, Kite Festival, and Camel Fair (Pushkar) can also be added to your travel itinerary. 

The places that you can visit during your trip here are Amer fort (take an early morning elephant ride to the fort), Sunrise from Nahargarh fort, afternoon at Hawa Mahal, evening at Jal Mahal, City Palace, and the ancient monuments around it; City Market for a variety of traditional apparel. There are a lot of funfilled activities to do in Jaipur all you need to do is be well informed and planned. The locals here are very supportive and welcome you with open arms. 

The Dry Summers:

The months from March to June mark the arrival of summers. Jaipur, being a part of the desert experiences heatwaves (loo winds) and harsh sunlight during this season. If you plan a trip during this season make sure to carry loads of sunscreen. It is suggested that you book resorts in Jaipur or five-star hotels for your stay because your afternoons will be spent indoors. Some of the well-known resorts and luxury hotels are Radisson Jaipur City Center, Clarks Amer, Four Points By Sheraton, the Heritage Village Resort- Vaishali Nagar, Achrol Bagh, Rajasthali Resort and Spa. It is best if you start your day early and enjoy the sunrise from Nahargarh Fort then visit forts like Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Panna Meena Kund, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall, Snow World. You can also receive blessings of the almighty by visiting some of the renowned temples of Jaipur like Govind Devji, Khole Ke Hanumanji, and Khatu Shyam Ji (this will take a day). The festivals organized during these months are the Elephant festival, Sheetla Mata fair held in a village named Seel-Ki-Doongri. It is one of the tribal fairs.  Do add the Gangaur festival to your list because Jaipur has a unique way of celebrating this festival and you will enjoy it.

The Romantic Monsoons:

The onset of monsoons can be marked from the months of  July to October. If you travel to Jaipur during these months make sure to enjoy the light and sound show at Amer Fort. This show will leave you dumbstruck. Opt for a taxi while you visit forts and temples situated on hills because the path gets slippery and slightly risky. During this season book stay at hotels in Jaipur that are closer to the Aravali range or are surrounded by greenery, the monsoons make Jaipur a beautiful, elegant, and romantic destination. Also, add the Chowki Dhani village to the list of places to visit. If you are looking for a budget-friendly stay in Jaipur then do check out Hotel Gaurav, Hotel AONE Rooms, Hotel Classic Inn, Ramsingh Palace, Hotel Siddharsh Heritage

Hope this blog helps you figure out the season in which you wish to plan your trip to Jaipur. We would be happy to help you with your hotel booking. Do visit to get the best deals and prices on hotel bookings in Jaipur