Month: March 2015

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is likely to be one of your first destinations when you visit Jaipur, and who can blame you ?  Located just around the corner from the City Palace, a short 5 minute walk to reach it whilst doing battle with the shop keepers camped out along […]


Gaitore is a royal cremation ground for the Kachhwaha Rajput kings and the members of the royal family. It’s located right on the edge of the city towards Amer Fort, so can be dropped into your itinerary at any point really. I arrived quite late in the day […]

Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves are 18 miles North-West of Aurandabad, so unlike Ajanta caves you won’t have such an early start in order to get there for opening time. I would recommend getting there early to once again try to avoid the hoards of tourists and school parties. Ellora represents […]


This is a longer excursion from Jaipur than Abhaneri, the 168km journey will take you at least 3 hours. Whilst it can be easily achieved with an early start from Jaipur, I would recommend an overnight stay so you have plenty of time to wander around the streets […]