Jaipur as all of Rajasthan, is a very colourful city and the list of things to do here is long. Famed for the cluster of royal forts and palaces available, the activities in Jaipur is all about going for camel rides, boating, playing polo etc. Enjoy boating at Mavtha, Amer. Monsoon pulls a huge crowd to this place and people enjoy boating here. The landscape of this place is a treat to the eyes, which makes it an ideal tourist spot.
Want to try your hand in polo? Visit Ramgarh Grounds, which is situated amidst the Aravalli Hills and the Ramgarh Lake. The horses in this ground are well trained and the grounds are well maintained. Visit this place during the Elephant Festival when elephant polo matches are organised.
Adventure enthusiasts may try other adventure activities in Jaipur like a hot air ballooning, sky diving and camel and elephant safaris. If you wish to try some unique adventures while in Jaipur do try out the hot air balloon ride in Jaipur. Its thrilling to get a bird’s eye view of the Pink City and if you are lucky enough you can also get a glimpse of a few animals! But like all beautiful things, this joyride is also pricey! There are some renowned companies that offer such flights in Jaipur between September till February when the temperature is not that high.
Must taking a camel or an elephant ride while in Jaipur, and you are going to repent it for life! They are available near the Amber Fort.
Jaipur Activities : Traditional way of Entertainment
Enjoy watching puppet shows and folk dance in Jaipur.. Chokhi Dhani and Alsisar Haveli are some among them. Jaipur has all this and much more to offer, so do venture forth! Many hotels and resorts of Jaipur organize puppet shows for the entertainment of the guests
Jaipur offers one of a kind shopping experience with its rich treasure of bewitching jewellery, beautiful gems, semi precious stones, kundan and minakari work (enamel work on gold). Beautiful cotton fabric including sanganeri prints, tie-dye, and fine kota doria saries are the best buys for women. The exotic blue pottery, enamelware and brassware, make excellent souvenirs and gift items. The city is also famous for woolen carpets and cotton rugs, as are the leather footwear, especially that embroidered juties. The famous shopping spots are Rajasthali (the Rajasthan Government showroom on MI Road), Johari Bazaar, MI road, Nehru Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar and stalls at Bari & Choti Chaupurs. Bagru and Sanganeri textile block prints can also be purchased from the shops located on MI Road. The markets are generally closed on Sundays.
Eating in Jaipur
Get a taste of the local Rajasthani cuisine. As Jaipur is famous for its non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes that are spicy and are mostly prepared using ginger, garlic and onion. The popular regional dishes include dal bati choorma, bari and kebabs. Some of the popular non-vegetarian dishes are murg ko khaato, achari murg and kacher maas. Nehru Bazaar and Johari Bazaar are famous for street food and small eateries selling non-veg delicacies. The Bani Park region is famous for its vegetarian dishes that are served in traditional Rajasthani way. Snacks and sweets like samosas, pyaz ki kachoris, mirchi bada, mishri mawa, ghevar, mawa kachori, chauguni ke laddu etc. are some of the local delicacies.
Travelling to Jaipur
Jaipur is well connected by road, rail and air to major destinations in India. Jaipur International Airport or Sanganer Airport is located at around 13 km from the main city. The airport is served by flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh and various other cities. Taxis can be availed from this airport to travel to the city centre, which usually cost about INR200.
Direct express trains and passenger trains are also operational between Jaipur Junction Railway Station and other cities to reach Jaipur. These trains are available on daily basis and cost as per the travel class and distance. Taxis, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are available from the station which is about a kilometre away from the city centre.
Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) buses operating in the state connect with some of the major locations in the country. Direct RSRTC buses are also available from Delhi to reach the Sindhi Camp Bus Stand in the city.
Travelling within Jaipur
Jaipur is served by AC and non-AC buses operated by Jaipur City Transport Services Limited (JCTSL) that are ideal for sightseeing. Taxis are easily available outside the railway station, Sindhi Camp Bus Stand and the airport and typically run on metres.
The city also has prepaid auto rickshaws operating within, which are available for short trips and can also be booked for the entire day. Cycle rickshaws are available for travelling shorter distances within the city.
In Jaipur, blend of modern life style and old life style get to see. Jaipur is connecting through metro rail on the one hand, whereas on the other hand, cycle-rickshaw is still one of the popular local transport means in Jaipur. Local bus, car, auto-rickshaw are few of the other options for local transportation in Jaipur.
Jaipur: Get around by Jaipur Bus
Jaipur Bus is the Jaipur City Transport Service offered by government of Rajasthan. Low floor buses with electronic ticketing facility run on the roads of Jaipur as the best and cheapest way to get around Jaipur. You can find the details of all the route maps and fares of the Jaipur Bus.
- Route No. 1 (Todi to Badi Chopar) Additional Route No. 1 (1A)
- Route No. 2 (Bhankrota to Chandpole)
- Route No. 3 (Pratap Nagar to Choti Chopar)
- Additional Route No. 3 (3B)
- Second Additional Route No. 3 (3B)
- Dawn Additional Route No. 3 (3A)
- Route No. 4 (Kanota to Sindhi Camp)
- Route No. 5 (Kunda to Collectorate Chauraha)
- Additional Route No. 5
- Route No. 6 (Malviya Nagar to Khirni Phatak)
- Route No. 7 (Heerapura to Transport Nagar)
- Route No. 8 (Jagatpura to Jagatpura) Circular Route
- Route No. 9 (Dadi ka Phatak to Dadi Ka Phatak) Circular Route
- Route No. 9 (Additional route)
- Route No. 10 (Galta Gate to Galta Gate) Circular Route
Fare of Urban Route Non A/C Buses
|1.||0 – 4 km||Rs. 6/-|
|2.||4 – 12 km||Rs. 10/-|
|3.||12 – 25 km||Rs. 12/-|
|4.||More than 25 km||Rs. 18/-|
|5.||Single Daly Pass||Rs. 40/-|
|6.||Combined Husband – Wife Daily Pass||Rs. 50/-|
|7.||Daily Pass for Child below 12 Yrs||Rs. 25/-|
|8.||Monthly Pass||Rs. 600/-|
Fare of Urban Route A/C Buses
|1.||0 – 5 km||Rs. 10/-|
|2.||5 – 10 km||Rs. 15/-|
|3.||10 – 15 km||Rs. 20/-|
|4.||15 – 20 km||Rs. 25/-|
|5.||20 km and above||Rs. 30/-|
|1.||0 – 4 km||Rs. 6/-|
|2.||12 -25 km||Rs. 12/-|
|3.||25 – 35 km||Rs. 18/-|
|4.||More than 35 km||Rs. 23/-|
|Monthly Pass – Rs. 450/-|
|Monthly Pass – Rs. 650/-|
|Monthly Pass – Rs. 850/-|
Jaipur: Get around by RTDC Bus
R.T.D.C. Tours and Travels offers Daily Sight Seeing Tours in Jaipur by Non-A.C. Deluxe Buses/ Soft Top Canter/ Tata Sumo/ Soft Top Gypsy and provides Non-A.C. and A.C. Taxies, Deluxe Buses etc. There are three tour packages for Jaipur city tour by RTDC bus.
Jaipur City Sight Seeing Tours
|TOUR STARTS FROM RTDC TRANSPORT UNIT, Govt. Hostel Campus, Near Tourist Reception Center, M.I.Road, Jaipur Tel. +91-141-2375466, 2375835, Emai : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Booking counters and Pick up points for Jaipur city sight seeing tours:|
|(Tariff effective from 01.01.2012)|
|Full Day Tour||Half Day Tour||Pink City by Night Tour:|
|9.00 a.m. To 6.00 p.m.||
||6.30 p.m. To 10.30 p.m.|
|Ticket Rs. 300/- per person (Monuments Entrance fee, Camera Fee and Jeep Charges at Amber Fort Extra and not included in above tariff)||Ticket Rs. 250/- per person (Monuments Entrance fee, Camera Fee and Jeep Charges at Amber Fort Extra and not included in above tariff)||Ticket Rs. 375/- per person (including Transportation and Vegetarian. Dinner at Durg Café , Nahargarh)(Front view of the Monuments will be shown)|
|PLACES OF SIGHT SEEING JAIPUR CITY|
|TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Jaipur: Get around by auto-rickshaw
Autorickshaw is very safe, comfortable and quickly available local transport in Jaipur. But, in terms of money, an autorickshaw is a good way to get around Jaipur only if you hire an autorickshaw from the prepaid booths or ask an autorickshaw driver to charge by meter. If you decide to hire autorickshaw without meter or without prepaid booth then your bragaining skills should be judged!
Jaipur: Get around by Cycle-Rickshaw
You can enjoy street walk, glimpse of Jaipur Bazars, streets, old buildings, Havelis etc. by hire a cycle-rickshaw. It is advised to negotiate properly with cycle-rickshaw driver. Watching Pink City from cycle-rickshaw has its own pleasure and will give you lot of opportunities to click the amazing photographs of daily activities of Jaipurites.
Jaipur Taxi Service
A list of taxi and cab services in Jaipur with Jaipur taxi services phone number and address and other contact details.
Radio taxi is also a very good way to get around Jaipur. This is on-call service. Once, when you call the taxi by phone, you will get a taxi's number so that when the taxi will reach to pick up, you can identify it easily. Radio taxi for getting around Jaipur is convenient because most of the vehicles used for taxi services in Jaipur are Maruti Omni Vans or Tata India cars.
Contact No. : +91-141-42-444-11
Jaipur My Cabs Contact : +91-141-5-000-000
Get the latest Jaipur My Cabs fare here. We have tried our best to include Jaipur My Cabs Minimum Fare, Jaipur My Cabs Night Fare, Jaipur My Cabs Peak Fare, Jaipur My Cabs Booking Fee, Jaipur My Cabs luggage charges and much more! We belive this information will help you calculate My Cabs fare in Jaipur and better plan your travel in the City.
|Jaipur My Cabs Fare Breakup|
|Minimum fare||Rs. 25/- for first KM|
|Fare above minimum fare||Rs. 15/- per KM|
|Waiting charges per hour||Rs. 90/- After 1st 10 minutes Rs. 1.5/- per minute.|
|Luggage charges||Only big bags are charged.|
|Night Booking fee||NA|
|Night Timings||22:00:00 – 06:00:00|
|Night Extra fare percentage||25%|
|Traffic, Roads, etc. variance||Expect 5% (Moderate traffic) – 10% (Heavy Traffic) increase, as the practical on-road fare.|
|Economy Cab Fare Structure|
(6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
(10:00 pm to 6:00 am)
|Minimum 0 kms||Rs 25/-||25% extra on day fare|
|Rate per km||RS. 14/-||25% extra on day fare|
(after 10 mins)
|Rs. 1.50/- Per Min||25% extra on day fare|
|4 hrs or 40 km = Rs. 700/-
8 hrs or 80 km = Rs. 1350/-
12 hrs or 120 km = Rs. 2000/-Extra time Rs. 175/- per hour | Rs. 14/- for every extra km
Night halt Rs. 200/-
For Meri Car Booking
24X7 For All Just Call +91-141-4188888
In the Pink City “Meri Car” aims at giving services to all the tourists as well as the Jaipurites. Meri Car constitutes of 60 Maruti-800/AC/LPG/24×7 to solve the day to day problems of travelers in just Rs. 11/- per Km. our cabs are well equipped by advance Digital Fare Meter, Printer, GPS, Trained Chauffeurs & many more.
Our Fleet (City Hourly Package Details)
|4 Hours||40 Kms||Rs. 650 /-|
|6 Hours||60 Kms||Rs. 1000 /-|
|8 Hours||80 Kms||Rs. 1300/-|
|Addl. KM. 13/- P/K & Addl. Hours Rs. 150/- P/H|
|Night Charges 25% Extra 10:00 PM to 5:30 AM|
|Every Subsequent||Kms||Rs. 13 /-|
|Meter Down||2 Kms||Rs. 50 /-|
|Waiting Charges After 10 Min Rs.1.50 Pr. Min.|
|6 Hours||60 Kms||Rs. 1200 /-|
|8 Hours||80 Kms||Rs. 1600 /-|
|10 Hours||100 Kms||Rs. 1900 /-|
|Add. KM. 16/- P/K & Addl. Hours Rs. 175/- P/H|
|Night Charges 25% Extra 10:00 PM to 5.30 AM|
|Every Subsequent||Kms||Rs. 16 /-|
|Meter Down||No Kms||Rs. 35 /-|
|Waiting Charges After 10 Min Rs.1.50 Pr. Min.|
|A.C – INNOVA / TAVERA / XYLO|
|6 Hours||60 Kms||Rs. 1350 /-|
|8 Hours||80 Kms||Rs. 1750 /-|
|10 Hours||100 Kms||Rs. 2150 /-|
|12 Hours||120 Kms||Rs. 2500 /-|
|Addl. Km. Rs. 16/- P/K & Addl. Hours Rs. 200/- P/H|
|OUT STATION TARIFF SCHEDULE
ALL INDIA TOURS (Up & Down) (00:01 hrs. to 23:59 hrs.)
|Vehicle Type||Per KM|
|Indigo – A.C.||Rs. 8.00 /-|
|Xylo – A.C.||Rs. 10.50 /-|
|Innova – A.C.||Rs. 11.50/-|
| DRIVER ALLOWANCE
Rs. 150/- for Indigo
Rs. 200/- for Innova / Xylo /
Rs. 300/- for Delhi Night Hault
|NIGHT CHARGES 25% EXTRA|
|ANY COMPLAINTS / SUGGESSTIONS|
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