New trends in Jaipur Tourism Itinerary

Pink City Jaipur is one vertex of golden triangle of Indian tourism. Approximately 70 percent foreign tourists visit Jaipur out of total foreign tourists travel India in a year. It is interesting to find that what the tourists like most during their Jaipur travel. Do they like heritage or arts and crafts or the jewellery or something else?

There are interesting answers and feedbacks of foreign tourists which emphasize to change the itineraries of travel agencies and tourism companies while they plan the package of Jaipur trip for the tourists. Here are certain itineraries which should also be included in Jaipur tour along with sightseeing of Jaipur forts and monuments.

Street Walk

Tourists love to walk in the streets of the old four wall city in early morning when the traffic is not on peak. “I got an opportunity to walk in the streets of Jaipur in early morning around 07:00 am during my Jaipur travel. I was wondered to see the actual heritage and architecture of Jaipur spread all around the city in each and every street. There are many old buildings, temples and ruins which are awesome. It was equally amazing for me as to experience the heritage of forts and monuments of Jaipur which was tightly scheduled by our travel agency”, Maricela Mari Hernandez fromTexassaid.

Jaipur Temples

temples

 

Jaipur Temples also attract tourists. After all, Jaipur is also known as Choti Kashi because there are approximately 3500 temples in Jaipur according to the chief priest of Mandir Ghat ke Balaji, Jaipur. “I never saw these many temples together in one city in my whole life. I am surprised to see that you can find a temple at every little distance in Jaipur. What’s even more amazing to me is many of the temples are more than hundred years old. Its fascinate me that the many temples have been built in the middle of the road”, Giuseppe Malfattore fromItalysaid.

Culture and Lifestyle of Jaipur

Culture and lifestyle of Jaipur is the next itinerary which attracts foreign tourists a lot. “I am highly impressed to see that the people of Jaipur are very caring for their family, especially for the old age parents and grand parents. Though, Jaipurites are adopting western lifestyle rapidly but few of the traditions still alive in the lifestyle of Jaipurites which enthralls me. Touching the feet of every elderly person and very helping for guests touched my heart deeply. When you move on the road, though many times people gaze you as perhaps they gaze creatures of different species in a Zoo, but if you want any help, they immediately become ready to talk to you and help you upto the extremes”, said Liceria Avilo came to visit Jaipur from Switzerland.

Fairs and Festivals of Jaipur

Fairs and Festivals in Jaipur

Fairs and Festivals in Jaipur

Many tourists gave their maximum votes to the fairs and festivals of Jaipur. Long processions, Shobha Yatra and grand celebration of each festival in Jaipur fascinate the tourists.

You can find the details of upcoming Jaipur events, photos, and details of past events at https://rajasthanforyou.wordpress.com

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Jaipur airport runaway extension work may begin next summer

With tourist season on anvil, the Airports (AAI) has postponed to undertake the construction work of extension of runway at JaipurAirport.

The decision came after chief minister Ashok Geholt and other MPs have shown apprehensions to start the construction work during winter time as it peak tourist season in the state. Moreover, closing the runway daily during the day time will hit the tourism adversely.

An official explained, “The AAI has proposed to close the runway daily from 1100 to 1800 hours during winter schedule, starting October. However, this is not feasible as it is the peak tourist season.” The Authority of India (AAI) will take up the extension work next summer.

Earlier, the chief minister in a letter to the expressed concern the AAI that the work planned for two years from October would have a severe impact on tourism in Rajasthan. Also, the decision was also opposed by various tourism associations in the state. The state MPs also met Civil Aviation Minister, Ajit Singh in this regard.

All the operations at Jaipur Airport to remain closed for a certain period of time.

This is to inform all the national and international air travelers that as per the notice issued by AAI Jaipur, JaipurAirport shall remain closed for all the operations till October27, 2012, therefore all the flights between 1100hrs-1330hrs (IST) and 2300hrs-0300hrs (IST) will be affected & rescheduled.

Besides, during the winter season i.e. from October28, 2012, Jaipur Airport shall remain closed for all the operations for 18 months from 1100hrs to 1800hrs (IST) Daily.

Jaipur Airport Terminal 2 to cater all the International Flights from July16, 2012

The Jaipur International Airport is all set to bid farewell to its international terminal, the Terminal No. 1. Come July 16 and all the domestic and international flights to and fro at the Sanganer Airport in Jaipur will be taken care by the Terminal 2, which hitherto catered solely to domestic air traffic. Terminal 1 would be solely closed from July16.

Instead the terminal building will now be remodeled to exclusively handle cargo, which is the weakling of Jaipur airport, considered one of the best airports of the country. The terminal once closed would solely take care of Cargo handling and will be remodeled as full fledged Cargo Complex within a year.

Passport Office to work on Weekends

Beginning this Saturday, many Passport Seva Kendras will remain open even on weekends, the ministry of external affairs has said. NEW DELHI: The TOI campaign on the logjam has made the government put reforms on the fast track.

In an unprecedented move, the ministry of external affairs on Thursday announced a ‘Passport Mela’ this weekend at many PSKs countrywide – the kendras will remain open on Saturday and Sunday and people can just walk in, without an appointment. This practice will continue till the entire backlog has been cleared.

There has been a huge backlog of applications due to the holiday rush, which is why they are having this passport mela. Ministry of External Affairs is doing it for the first time in the country. This will help them surface the service in about six weeks from now.

The Passport officials will entertain walk-ins only on weekends. And people need not form queues early in the morning. They can come anytime after 10.00 a.m.

Jaipur Airport will be partially closed from September01, 2012

This is to inform all the national and international air travelers that Jaipur airport runway extension work will be under construction w.e.f September01, 2012, therefore all the flights between 11.00 a.m. and 06.00 p.m. will be affected & rescheduled.

These changes are due to the runway extension. The Travel plans of flyers from the city could be severely hit from September01.   During the period, operations at the airport will be closed from 11.00 am to 06.00 pm affecting the movements of several flights including the international ones. The following Airlines are informed to make necessary time change:

Go Air: Mumbai-Jaipur-Mumbai

Indigo: Bangaluru-Jaipur-Banguluru

Jet Air: Indore-Jaipur-Chandigarh, Chandigarh-Jaipur-Indore, Delhi-Jaipur-Ahmedabad

Spice Jet: Jaipur-Ahmedabad, Hyderabad-Jaipur-Jammu, Mumbai-Jaipur-Mumbai, Jammi-Jaipur-Hyderabad

AirIndia: Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai

Approximately, 11 flights timings will be affected. However, the emergency landings will not be affected even during the closure.

After the extension, the runway will be suitable for landing of Boeing 747 and Airbus 320.

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