Delhi and Jaipur are two cities which emerged in the middle ages of India’s history as major centers of trade and power. One built by the Great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and the other by the then Rajputana King of Amber Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. Both cities have since then established themselves as capitals with Jaipur being the capital of Rajasthan and Delhi being the capital of the country. The historical significance of both the cities is well documented and its various attractions attract thousands of tourists every year, enchanting them with their architecture, food, people and culture.
The journey of these two cities can be incredibly mesmerizing considering the treasure of tourist attractions they have to offer, the two cities are well connected through road and air and by all means of modern transportation. The distance between the two cities is about 265 kilometers and asks you to travel around four and a half hours by road and railways and about an hour. But it is usually advised to travel by road as it allows you to travel to other beautiful destination that lie en route and breathe in the beauty of the Indian countryside.
The Delhi-Jaipur Highway that connects the two beautiful cities; is one of the most beautiful highways in the country offering some of the most engaging sights of the Aravali Hills and the Rajasthani village life. The mustard fields with their yellow flowering make the sight even more ravishing making you feel as if you are in a movie. On top of the serene surroundings there are the famous Indian Dhabas which provide you some mouthwatering north Indian cuisines making your journey worth every penny. There are also some very interesting destinations that lie en route such as Mandawa, Neemrana and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which in themselves are capable of captivating you.
Upon reaching Jaipur – The Pink City – you can put up at many of its Homestays which offer excellent services, homely environment and the best Rajasthani cuisine food no hotel or restaurant can offer you. Homestays in Jaipur are at their nascent stage but are making quite a mark with their presence, many tourist opt for Homestays in Jaipur as it allows them to learn more about the people, culture and the place through the best possible guides the people themselves. The homestay experience is quite highly rated by tourist in general and this way of traveling or residence is sure to be a mainstream thing in few years time.
JOURNEY FROM DELHI TO JAIPUR