(same day)Mehendipur Balaji from Jaipur
Pickup from Jaipur, drive to Mehendipur Balaji do darshan and return back to Jaipur.
Founded in AD 1727 by Sawai Jaisingh II, Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the Pink City with broad avenues and spacious gardens. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is steeped in history and culture. Here the past comes alive in magnificent forts and palaces, blushed pink, where once lived the maharajas. The bustling bazaars of Jaipur, famous for Rajasthani jewellery, fabric and shoes, possess a timeless quality and are surely a treasure-trove for the shoppers. This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes you to an epoch of royalty and tradition.
Jaipur has been laid according to the conventional nine-grid pattern that astrologers believe to be lucky, and which has been recommended in the ancient Indian treatise on architecture. Each grid consists of a square, and these have been planned so that, at the heart of the city is the City Palace. Spread around it, in rows, are public buildings, the residences of noblemen, the living and trading quarters of merchants and artisans. Straight, wide roads run through the city, while a high, crenellated wall that forms its defense is pierced with seven gateways that serve as entry points. Today, these walls may be more difficult to spot since the city has grown far beyond its original plan, but they are still there, proof that though Jaipur saw no great siege, it was more than adequately prepared for it.
Jaipur’s architectural planning may have been ancient, but its execution was definitely modern. Best represented by the City Palace complex, it brought together all that was excellent in Rajput and Mughal architecture, creating a new tradition that found wide currency over much of north IndiaJaipur has much to offer visitors — everything from pageants and festivals to extraordinarily clad people, a wealth of handicrafts, a royal legacy of palaces, and sightseeing — that will occupy their time. However, should the visitors simply choose to walk around the streets of the old city instead, they will not regret it. All of Jaipur is an architectural gem, and no scheduled sight seeing can even hope to do justice to this rare city.
Mehandipur Balaji Mandir is a noted Hindu temple in Dausa district of Rajasthan, dedicated to the Hindu God Shree Hanuman ji. The temple is dedicated to Balaji (another name for Shree Hanuman Ji). Its reputation for ritualistic healing and exorcism of evil spirits attracts many pilgrims from Rajasthan and elsewhere. The old village Mehandipur is located nearby the small hill.
It is 66 kms from Jaipur, 44 kms from Hindaun City and 38 kms from Dausa and is quite close to the Bandikui railway station. The temple is located at 3 km from the Jaipur - Agra National Highway No. 11.
Day 1: Jaipur To Mehandipur
Pickup from jaipur drive to Mehendipur Balaji do darshan&puja;.
Day 1: Mehandipur To Jaipur
In the evening head back to Jaipur. Drop at your desired location. Trip end here.