The first stop of the Palace on Wheels is the Pink City of Jaipur. Founded by Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 AD, the city is based on the Hindu treatise, Shilp Shastra. Jaipur, bounded on three sides by rugged hills, was the first planned city of its time. The major attractions of the city are the three forts of Nahargarh, Jaigarh and Amer, which provide a magnificent backdrop to it. Apart from that, there are also a number of palaces, gardens, museums, lakes, etc, in the city that are worth watching. Your travel to Jaipur by the luxury train 'Palace on Wheels' is bound to be incredible. Read on to know more about Jaipur travel by Palace on Wheels...
The Itinerary of Jaipur Luxury Train Travel
The first stoppage of the Palace of Wheels is in Jaipur. The first
place on the itinerary of Jaipur is the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of
Winds. A five-storied edifice situated in the old city of Jaipur, it
has approximately 953 pink-sandstone jharokhas (windows). Following
thereafter is a visit to the impressive Amber Fort, located
approximately eight kilometers away. A ride on the beautifully
decorated elephants completes the visit to Amber Fort.
Tourists can also shop for Jaipur jewelry, handicrafts, carpets
blue pottery and textiles at Rajasthali, a Government-run emporium
situated nearby. After having a delicious lunch at a Palace Hotel,
they shall proceed towards the City Palace, partially open for
public viewing. A visit to Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory in
India, shall be the last tourist attractions in the itinerary of
Jaipur. By 6.30 pm, tourists shall be taken back to the train, where
they will have their dinner and then retire for the night.
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