One of the Best Hotels in Jaipur
Our White Mushroom V Inn Hotel in Jaipur combines a unique combination of design and style, offers guests a universal service that allows the guests to hold an event of any format. The hotel is elegantly designed with 23 Luxurious rooms, Roof Top Multi Cuisine Restaurant, Exclusive Café Lounge, Banquet Hall and Board Meeting room. We are located in Banipark, the heart of the city (2 km from M.I. Road, 2 km from Railway Station, 3 km from Pink City), allowing you to cover this distance in less than 10 minutes.
Enjoy the Breakfast
Enjoy continental breakfast with newspaper and then use the high-speed Internet to stay connected.
Shack –The Restro Cafe
For your convenience, we offer a number of dining options in our Multi Cuisine Restaurant. Fuel up on coffee and international cuisine any time of day or night, and enjoy the tasty meal and refreshing drinks at Shack –The Restro Cafe.
The Perfect Space for Your Meeting or Event
Our hotel features board meeting rooms, which can be arranged to accommodate 100 conference or banquet guests. Plan your next meeting or special event with us.
Jaipur is the largest city and the capital of Rajasthan. It was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer on November 18, 1726, after which the city is called Jaipur. The city is classified as one of the most populous city in the country. Jaipur in Rajasthan is popular throughout the world as the pink city of India.
The pink city is planned by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and has the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Popular throughout the world for its colorful jewels,the capital of Rajasthan combines the charm of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis.
From the Indian Capital New Delhi, the lively modern city Jaipur is located at a distance of 260 km. Together with Agra (240 km), Jaipur is part of the Golden Triangle that includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Being a popular tourist destination in India, Jaipur serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations such as Jodhpur (348 km), Udaipur (421 km), Jaisalmer (571 km) and Mount Abu (520 Km) in Rajasthan.
A labyrinth of fascinating bazaars, historic buildings, and opulent palaces. The walled city has seven gates and is located in the northeast of Jaipur. Through its streets, the passer-by meets women wrapped in bright saris, men wearing colorful turbans and chariots pulled by camels. All this is undoubtedly the image that you must be having in your mind, but remember that Jaipur is also one of the modern cities in India. A trip to Jaipur would not be complete without a visit to surrounding places such as Amber or Galta, but without abandoning the walls of the pink city there are a handful of interesting visits that you should not forget that make Jaipur one of the most beautiful cities in the country.
Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
Known as the Palace of the Winds, this peculiar structure is little more than a facade in one of the most populous areas of Jaipur’s old town. It was built in 1799 and today is the emblem of the pink city. From the street, there is a building of five heights that in its interior is little more than three meters deep. Its windows with lattices were used by the women of the zenana to be able to contemplate the life in the city far from the indiscreet eyes of the pedestrians. You can access the interior of the palace by a ramp and see Jaipur from another perspective. For this, you have to pay for the entry and an extra for taking pictures. The best time to see this place is early in the morning when the sun rises and there are few people on the street. Directly opposite there are some shops, and going up some stairs you get to the roof over them. This point is ideal for taking photos.
City Palace in Jaipur
This palace is located in the heart of the pink city and has been the residence of the rulers of Jaipur since the first half of the eighteenth century. The large complex has a fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture, with large public buildings without walls, something very common in any Mughal residence. The palace currently maintains a private part closed to the public that remains the residence of the royal family, while the rest of the complex works as a museum, which shows in different buildings magnificent collections ranging from royal robes to weapons or musical instruments.
Do not miss the huge silver urns that are shown in the Diwan-i-Khas and that served Madho Singh II to transport sacred water from the Ganges to London when he visited the British capital in 1901. Nor should you forget to see the Courtyard of the Lovers (Pritam Chowk) which has four delicately decorated doors that represent the seasons open.
Jantar Mantar in Jaipur
Sawai Jai Singh ll built five observatories in different cities, the one in the pink city being the largest and best preserved. This king was an enthusiast of astronomy, he was always aware of the progress in this area worldwide. The observatory of the capital of Rajasthan was built between 1728 and 1734 and looks like a gigantic sculptural composition in which each of the 16 instruments of the enclosure has a certain function, such as alculating the temperatures that will be reached in summer, predicting the arrival of the monsoon or the possibility of floods.
And even today these instruments are still used. The entrance is paid and it is best to hire a professional guide to explain the function of each instrument and curiosities about the history of the place.
Bazares in Jaipur
Unlike in most Indian cities, walking through the bazaars of Jaipur is simple. The pink city is urbanized with parallel and perpendicular streets, which makes it easy to navigate in them. Each area specializes in a type of merchandise, so the search for an item is simple once you are at the right place to buy it. In Johari Bazaar there are many shops with precious stones and also the stalls of the greengrocers that are located at the end of the street.
At Chhoti Chaupar, you will love the fragrance of flowers at the stalls where they sell garlands of marigolds and other flowers. Tripolia Bazaar has many fabric stores and Maniharon ka Rasta is the street where you can buy those fantastic bracelets that adorn the arms of all Indian women.
Ishwar Laat /Swarga Suli Stamb in Jaipur
This minaret is one of the best-known landmarks of Jaipur. It was built in 1749 by Ishwari Singh to commemorate the victory in front of his stepbrother Madho Singh Later Ishwari ended up committing suicide before the unstoppable advance of the Maratha Army. His 21 wives and concubines threw themselves into the fire of his funeral pyre. Located near the door of Tripolia (in the bazaar of the same name) you can access its highest part from where you can enjoy the spectacular view of the city. The entrance is about 50 meters from the minaret, in Chandpol Bazaar.
Famous cuisines of Jaipur
Dal Baati Churma, Gatte ki Sabzi, Missi Roti, Ker Sangri, Lower ki Ghat, and Makki ki Ghat are some of the typical dishes of Jaipur. As for the sweet dishes of Jaipur referred to below, it includes Ghevar, Gajak, Feeni, Mawa Kachori, Meethi Thuli, Moong Thal and Chauguni ke Laddu.
Tour of the Amber Fort in Jaipur
Jaipur – The home of rich and prosperous Rajas and Maharajas is well known for its palaces and architectural marvels. You can see the unification of Indian and Mughal styles of architecture at the Amer Fort. You can take an elephant ride and relish the royal treatment that is being bestowed upon you. End the day by attending the Light and Sound show. Get to know about the history and the complexity of architecture here to make your visit even more memorable.
Hiking to Nahargarh in Rajasthan
For those looking for experiences, this is undoubtedly the experience you should not miss while traveling in Rajasthan. Climbing is the most loved activity of experience lovers. Nahargarh Fort remains on the edge of Aravalli Hills, overlooking the pink city of Jaipur in the Indian condition of Rajasthan. The best thing about the fort is the view of the city from the top, which is simply amazing. Highlights: When climbing towards the fortification of Nahargarh, have the opportunity to meet distinct individuals and walk in tuk. As you cross your way through the fine avenues you witness the incredible perspective of the environment. Once you reach the top, you will love the heavenly perspective of the pink city with a fresh wind touching your face.
Tour of the City Palace in Jaipur
The headquarter of the royal family of Jaipur, the City Palace is located in the heart of the city and is the residence of the rulers of Jaipur since the first half of the eighteenth century. A complex of courtyards, gardens, temples, and buildings, the impressive palace is built on the principles of Indian science architecture, Vastu. Built with the exemplary red and pink sandstone, the design is a blend of Rajput, Mughal and European architecture. The two main palaces of the complex are Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal. The palace currently maintains a private part closed to the public that remains the residence of the royal family, while the rest of the complex works as a museum, which shows in different buildings magnificent collections ranging from royal robes to weapons or musical instruments. The Mubarak Mahal is a part of the Museum which houses a collection of clothing and artifacts. The Anand Mahal Sileh Khana has one of the best collections of weapons in the country. Ceremonial weapons are elegantly engraved and inlaid for the display. Do not miss the huge silver urns that are shown in the Diwan-i-Khas and that served Madho Singh II to transport sacred water from the Ganges to London when he visited the British capital in 1901. Nor should you forget to see the Courtyard of the Lovers (Pritam Chowk) which has four delicately decorated doors that represent the seasons open. A haven for art and history lovers, with a section dedicated to the artisans of Jaipur, where you can buy souvenirs. Visiting the City Palace is one of the best things to do in Jaipur.
Timings- Open from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Price- Ticket for the museum and Mubarak Mahal 130 INR (Indians) and 900 INR (Foreigners) A tour guide will charge 200INR Ticket for Chandra Mahal 2500 INR Camera charges are extra
Tour of the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur
Dating back to the 18th century, Jantar Mantar was constructed by the scholar Sawai Jai Singh. The structure is an observatory that consists of ‘Surya Yantras’ or instruments that work on the principle of the sun and shadow to tell the exact time at every moment of the day. And even today these instruments are used.
Jantar Mantar is one of the world’s largest sundial and is a part of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO The noteworthy features of the monument are, they can faultlessly measure the time, predict eclipses and even track the location of major stars as the earth orbits around them and the sun.
This gigantic observatory has 16 instruments and each one has a certain function, such as calculating the temperatures that will be reached in summer, predicting the arrival of the monsoon or the possibility of floods and etc.
The entrance is paid and it is best to hire a professional guide to explain the function of each instrument and curiosities about the history of the place.
Hot Air Balloon Rides in Jaipur
If you are an adventure enthusiast, Hot Air Balloon safari is one of the most amazing things to do in Jaipur. Located near the Jamnalal Bajaj Road, Hot Air Balloon safari is conducted by various operators around the city and is a great way to enjoy the aerial views of the Pink City.
This adventurous 1-hour morning or evening balloon ride offers an exciting experience as you float over various beautiful attractions of the city like City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal and many others. A fun activity to engage in with friends, family, and loved ones; it is sure to give you many memorable moments.
Offbeat Things to do in Jaipur
Shopping Tour of Jaipur
Unlike in most Indian cities, walking through the bazaars of Jaipur is simple. The pink city is urbanized with parallel and perpendicular streets, which makes it easy to navigate in them. Each area specializes in a type of merchandise, so the search for an item is simple once you are at the right place to buy it.
At ‘Badi’ and ‘Chhoti Chaupar’, you will love the fragrance of flowers at the stalls where they sell garlands of marigolds and other flowers. If you want to carry back some brass ornaments, visit Tripolia Bazaar, if you are looking for something more, then Johari Bazaar is your best pick of the lot. At ‘Chandpol’ Bazaar, you can check out the city’s marble artisans put their skills to use whereas, at Kishanpol Bazaar you can shop for textiles and wooden furniture. Do not miss the ‘Sireh Deori’ Bazaar which is the main market of the city for all your needs.
Jhalana National Park Safari
Head out for an energizing safari and endeavor into the wild and witness the astonishing untamed life at the Jhalana National Park. Jeep safari is another best thing to do in Jaipur which will never baffle you. Witness a portion of the magnificent lions that walk around the wild and experience the rush.
This Park is a twofold treat for the photography lovers who love to click a portion of the best natural life pictures. Jhalana National Park is spread in more than 7. 2-sq-km of the Nahargarh. It embraces quartzite and stone rocks, and the flora of the region is enough spoken through tropical dry deciduous and tropical thistle backwoods.
Highlights: Jhalana National Park offers a lovely line of feathered creatures and in winter it is gone to by several transitory water flying creatures. The occupant winged creatures add more beauty to the park. There are around 13 lions and tigers safeguarded and now are in the salvage focus. This heaven is currently a resident of many wild animals and creatures.
Jaipur Literature Festival
Every year during the months of December to January, the entire literary community of India eagerly wait for Jaipur Literature Festival. One of the biggest free literary festivals in the country that fills up the grounds of Diggi Palace in Jaipur with authors, readers, and enthusiasts. The importance of Jaipur Lit Fest in the literary circles is so high, that it is called the ‘Kumbh Mela’ of literature.
The festival has seen many renowned speakers such as Oprah Winfrey, Orhan Pamuk and award winner like Ian MacEwan. A fest with both national and international participants has a huge range of things to do while in Jaipur such as workshops, debates, author interactions and many more.
Jaipur Food Tasting Tour
Because of the arid and dry climate, Rajasthani cuisine is often cooked in a way that they do not have to be recooked. The warriors’ lifestyles of its early inhabitants caused Rajasthani cuisine to be the combination of various techniques from all over the country. Check out the delectable relics from the golden era at restaurants in the older part of the city.
Embark on a ghee fueled and taste bud fulfilling journey that is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Jaipur. Your menu of the day should comprise of traditional dishes like Dal Baati Churma, Gatte ki Sabzi, Missi Roti, Ker Sangri, and Makki ki Ghaat. Sweet dishes of Jaipur include Ghevar, Gajak, Feeni, Mawa Kachori, Meethi Thuli, Moong Thal and Chauguni ke Laddu. The delicious ‘Laal Maas’ is a traditional meat dish you can enjoy with some locally made millet bread.
Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur
Here is an enthusiastic tour of Jaipur filled with colorful culture and amazing places that invite people from all countries to enjoy top-quality holiday excitements.
Our Jaipur City Tour package let you explore the best of magnificent sites such as Jaipur City Palace, Central Museum, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Ramniwas Bagh, Jaipur Zoo, Hawa Mahal, Mountain Lake, Kanak Garden and Raj Mandir and much more.
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