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Jaipur Survival Guide for Tourists

Jaipur is a place of huge royal monuments, enriching handicrafts, traditional textiles, Indian spices and much more. All this is exciting and enthralling at the same time to experience visiting a city in the desert state of Rajasthan. The Rajasthani culture is full of such happy and religious gestures which is such a harbinger of caricatured happiness.

When someone visits a city for the first time, the person holds a map guide in one hand and a book which contains detailed information on the ‘must-visit places’ in the other. But, what most people pay no attention to is their safety. The travelers should know the best time to visit and what safety measures they can procure in a city, which is completely new to them.

Don’t worry! As we are here to help you with our survival guide in this beautiful pink city –

1. The Best Time to Visit

Jaipur is situated in Rajasthan, which is synonymous to sand dunes, deserts, hot winds (called ‘loo’) and sun strokes and that too most of the year. Thus, one should keep in mind to check the weather forecast just before making a plan to visit the Jaipur city.

Tip: The best time to visit Jaipur is after the month of October.

2. Some health tips to consider while you are in Jaipur

If you are an asthmatic, then make sure not to roam the footpath or the city on foot. It can be injurious to your health as the streets are always buzzing with many activities in the day time, which generates a lot of harmful substances in the atmosphere. Always be cautious about getting proper vaccinations in advance and following other safety measures so as to remain protected from viruses like malaria, chicken pox, cold, etc. because of the weather variations.

3. Some Safety Tips for you

Everyone has to take some safety measures when you step into a strange city, which is fuelled with over population and industrial growth. Thus, if you’re visiting Jaipur for the first time, take care of the following safety measures –

  • Always ride a taxi with the meter on.
  • If you are a girl, never talk or ask for directions from any stranger.
  • Avoid going to lonely alleyways in the night or go with someone you can trust.
  • Always be informative about some local hospital numbers, just to remain assured in case of any medical emergencies.
  • Follow all traffic rules.
  • And follow the directions displayed on road intersections, which are present there in the form of hoardings.
  • Be cautious about the slippery heights when visiting forts and palaces in the city of Jaipur.
  • Do carry an umbrella when in the city no matter if it seems of very little use to you.

4. Have a Good Peek into the Culture & other Fun Things

Before coming, do have a good peek into what you are steeping into! Jaipur has a tremendous pool of things to offer like –

Delicious food – There are number of food joints in Jaipur, which you should visit when in the city such as the street food in Raja Park, Chokhi Dhani (Rajasthan food) and many more.

Stunning Forts and Palaces - One must visit the majestic forts and palaces of Jaipur, which have a story to tell. They say a lot about history. Some important ones include Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort and City Palace.

Dance Pubs and Clubs – Get to know the clubs and dancing pubs in Jaipur, which allow a lot of entertainment for those who like nightlife.

Overall, Jaipur is undoubtedly a place that you should survey less about and visit more of! This city is more about experiences. So when you get to the pink city roam around and explore it in the best way. At the same time, be a little prepared for any contingencies.

The pink city is a perfect mixture of traditional values and modern delights, the Indian spices and foreign dishes and the various cultures which blend together beautifully to make it a nice place to visit.

 

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