Visited the city of forts in August 2014. First point first- Don’t visit Rajasthan in summers especially in the humid months of July and August. The weather is extremely humid and hot and you will want to be either air conditioned rooms or somewhere in shade. But we had four days off and wanted to visit Jaipur since always, could not wait for next few months. So me and my husband, we packed our bags, put our easy breezy clothes, filled our car tanks with sky high rated petrol and started the trip with our another couple friend. To our surprise, we were welcomed by dark clouds and weather went from hot to being amazing. There was cool wind and our road trip started with real good sky. So we started as happy..!!!!
And our resort, Chitvan resort, Ajmer, pretty nice resort with basic amenities and good staff and good part is that it is right on the highway, so no hassles of finding the place.
Next we visited Ajmer and Pushkar. Those are actually pretty religious places, crowded and so full of people. Not for me… 😦
So next place was Jaipur, the pink city. saw Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The sound and light show at Amer Fort was such a good experience. Sitting out in open with Indian history at display in front of you.. truly breathtaking. One must not miss it.. Must do if you are visiting Jaipur. 🙂
Last place that we visited was Chokhi Dhani (means quintessential village). Pretty decent place to experience the Rajasthani culture. You can shop and do many local activities here like a local fair.
So overall a great trip. Despite hot weather and crowd, we enjoyed thoroughly and its a must visit place for someone who is visiting India for first time. I am sure you will enjoy it. 🙂