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Getting Around in JAIPUR

Auto rickshaw – Auto rickshaws are the best mode of transport to travel within Jaipur as you can weave through the traffic and smaller lanes. However, do remember to negotiate your price before getting into them and in case of doubt, do check in with your hotel staff for help.

Cycle rickshaw – Cycle rickshaws will move at a slow pace, but are ideal to explore the market areas and other areas with narrow lanes.

Bus – The local buses cover most of the city areas all through the day and till 10 pm in the night. The State tourism department also operates buses for day and night tours..

Taxi – Air-conditioned taxis are a good option, especially on a hot day. They will protect you from the heat and the pollution. If you are flagging a taxi from the streets, do remember to finalize the price before you get in. Alternatively, you could ask your hotel to call in a taxi from a reputed taxi agency. 

How to Reach JAIPUR

By Air

The Jaipur Airport is well-connected with other cities in India. It also has regular flights to London, Dublin, Dubai, Sharjah and Muscat. It connects well to most of the other international cities via the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, the capital of India, which is at a distance of 280 kms (approx.). It takes about 6 hours by road to reach Delhi from Jaipur.

By Road

Jaipur is well connected to other Indian cities via good road highways. It takes about 6 hours to reach Delhi and about 3 hours to Agra city, where the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World is present. Government and private bus operators operate buses frequently between Jaipur and other major cities. Depending on your comfort preference and budget, you can opt from air-conditioned private buses to other non-air conditioned buses.

By Rail

Trains are the cheapest mode of commute to Jaipur from other cities in India. Indian railways provide good connectivity to Jaipur from all major cities in India.

Visa Requirements for INDIA

Visitors to India mush obtain a visa from an Indian diplomatic mission unless they are from a country which has visa-free travel provision to India. India offers visa-free entry to the citizens of Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives (for 90 days). Travelers having an Overseas Citizens of India document or a Person of Indian Origin Card are also exempted from obtaining Indian visa. 
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