Regal splendour, majestic palaces and bright, buzzing streets – Jaipur is among India’s most popular holiday destinations. With winter on its way out and spring setting in, this is the perfect time to plan weekend getaways from Delhi and enjoy a fun packed vacation with your family. As the days become longer and spring flowers begin to bloom, it is neither too hot nor too cold in the pink city of Jaipur. This makes it the perfect time to check into 5 star resorts in Jaipur, enjoy some shopping, sightseeing and explore Rajasthan’s most colourful gem.
Make the best of bright yellow sunshine in the day and the gentle touch of cool breeze in the evenings with these exciting spring-friendly ways to explore Jaipur:
Cycling at Nahargarh Fort
Take your family on a fun cycling expedition at the Nahargarh Fort. Soak in the unique blend of European and Indian architectural styles at what used to be one of the strongest defense rings of the city. Ideally, start your trip around 6:30am to get a good view of the stunning sights on your way up. Ride towards the Nahargarh Stepwell and keep an eye out for beautiful Peacocks, Parakeets and the Indian Roller. Enjoy a bird’s eye view from atop the fort and cycle back down leisurely.
Elephant Ride at Amer Fort
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and among the most stunning tourist attractions in Jaipur, Amer Fort is a definite must-see for everyone. No matter how many times you visit the monument, you can never get over its majestic grandeur. If you’re looking for new and exciting things to do with your family, hop on colourfully decorated elephants to explore the large gateways and cobbled paths. With its series of majestic gates and large ramparts, you’re definitely in for a royal treat. End your excursion with a stunning light show held every evening at 7:30pm.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
What better way to make the best of this weather than being high up in the clouds and catching beautiful views of the entire city. Enjoy an unparalleled experience in Jaipur with an incredible hot air balloon ride. Imagine flying over forts, lakes and palaces, set against the mighty Aravalli range. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? You can start your hot air balloon activity from various locations in Jaipur – Jal Mahal and Amer Fort are some common starting points.
Don’t let spring slip by! Avail the special Holi festive experience with The LaLiT Jaipur, counted among the best resorts near Delhi. Book before 25th March and along with Holi celebrations at the hotel, avail accommodation for two, buffet breakfast at 24/7, usage of gym facilities under the guidance of professional gym instructor and 24hrs of complimentary Wi-Fi. Also enjoy 15% off on laundry, 20% off on Rejuve – The Spa & Salon and 15% off on both F&B outlets (Baluchi & 24/7).
With perfect weather and an offer too good to refuse, this is the ideal time to plan a Rajasthani Getaway for you and your family.