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GUIDE TO REACH MNIT JAIPUR
MNIT Jaipur is situated at Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg (JLN Marg), in front of Redfox Hotel/Saras Dairy in South Jaipur. The campus is well connected to the major city centers.
- Nearest railway station: Gandhinagar Jaipur (Delhi – Ajmer Shatabdi also stops at this station at a distance of ~2 km from MNIT Jaipur Main Gate). Auto/ Taxi fare from Gandhinagar Jaipur railway station to MNIT campus is around Rs. 150-200/.
- Jaipur Junction (Main railway station) is ~9 km from MNIT Jaipur Main Gate. Auto/ Taxi fare is around Rs. 250-300/-. All major trains stop here.
- Both the railway stations are well connected to major cities of India including Delhi/ Agra/ Mumbai/ Udaipur/ Jaisalmer via train route.
- Main Bus station (Sindhi Camp) is ~9 km from MNIT Jaipur Main Gate. Auto/taxi fare is around Rs. 250-300/-
- Another bus stand Narayan Singh Circle (Most of the buses coming from Delhi/ Agra route stop here) is ~ 6 km from MNIT and the auto/ taxi fare is around Rs. 200-250/-.
Jaipur International Airport (Sanganer, Jaipur) is ~4.5 km from the MNIT campus. The most convenient option is to take a taxi directly from the airport to MNIT. Taxi services are readily available at the airport's taxi stand (booking booths are available just before the exit). You can also use the services like Uber or Ola, which operate in Jaipur. Download the respective app on your smartphone, enter your destination as MNIT, and book a cab from the airport.
Note: Jaipur is an International airport having direct connectivity with some countries like Dubai, Muscat, Thailand etc. It is very well connected to Delhi Airport (about 30 min flight time), which in turn, is extremely well connected to all major airports of the world. Delhi to Jaipur distance is around 280 KM, which is well connected by Road/Taxi/Rail/Air.
In December, Jaipur experiences mild to cool weather due to its location in the desert state of Rajasthan. The average temperature in Jaipur during December ranges from around 10°C (50°F) to 23°C (73°F). However, temperatures can vary throughout the month and can occasionally drop lower during the night and early morning. It is advisable to carry light woolens or layers to stay comfortable, especially during the cooler evenings.
All accommodations should be ensured prior to planning for travel, as it is the busy tourist season in Jaipur. There are various hotels located near MNIT Jaipur.
- The Lalit Jaipur, near Jawahar Circle Jaipur (5 star), ~4km from MNIT
- Hotel Clarks Amer, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, opposite FORTIS ESCORTS HOSPITAL, Jaipur, (5 star), ~3 km from MNIT
- Hotel Royal Orchid, Durgapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan (5 star), ~4.2 km
- Jaipur Marriott Hotel, near Jawahar Circle, Jaipur, Rajasthan (5 star), 5km
- Hyatt Place, Malviya Nagar Jaipur (4 star), ~3 km from MNIT
- Red Fox Hotel, Malviya Nagar Jaipur (3 star), ~500m from MNIT
- Hotel Vrisa, Chandrakala Colony, Jaipur, Rajasthan (3 Star) ~4.5km from MNIT
These are just a few options, and there are many more hotels and guesthouses available in Jaipur. It's recommended to check for availability, compare prices, and read reviews to find the accommodation that best suits your preferences and budget.
Limited rooms may be available in the institute guest house and hostels inside the campus. Details will be provided on the website in due course of time.
Jaipur, the capital city of the Indian state of Rajasthan, is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and magnificent architecture. Here are some of the top places to visit in Jaipur:
Amber Fort (Amer Fort): Located on a hilltop, Amber Fort is a splendid fort known for its intricate architecture, beautiful courtyards, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Hawa Mahal: Also known as the "Palace of Winds," Hawa Mahal is a unique five-story palace characterized by its honeycomb-like structure and numerous small windows. It was built for the royal ladies to observe street processions while maintaining purdah (seclusion).
City Palace: A magnificent palace complex that showcases a blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. It houses various palaces, gardens, courtyards, and a museum displaying royal artifacts.
Jantar Mantar: An astronomical observatory built in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II. It features a collection of architectural astronomical instruments and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Nahargarh Fort: Situated on the Aravalli hills, Nahargarh Fort offers panoramic views of the city. It is known for its intricate architecture, beautiful frescoes, and serene surroundings.
Jaigarh Fort: Located on a hilltop, Jaigarh Fort is known for its impressive cannon named "Jaivana," which is believed to be the world's largest cannon on wheels.
Albert Hall Museum: The oldest museum in Rajasthan, Albert Hall Museum showcases a vast collection of artifacts including paintings, sculptures, costumes, and weaponry.
Jal Mahal: A picturesque palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. While the palace itself is not open to the public, you can admire its stunning architecture from the lakeside.
Birla Mandir: Also known as the Laxmi Narayan Temple, Birla Mandir is a modern temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. It is built with white marble and features intricate carvings.
Chokhi Dhani: A cultural village that offers a glimpse into the vibrant Rajasthani culture. You can enjoy folk dances, puppet shows, camel rides, and traditional Rajasthani cuisine here.
These are just a few of the many attractions Jaipur has. The city also offers vibrant bazaars, delicious cuisine, and a chance to experience the unique Rajasthani culture.
Here are some nearby places outside Jaipur city that can be considered for visiting:
Pushkar (150 km): Pushkar is a holy town famous for its Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake. It is also known for hosting the annual Pushkar Camel Fair, a vibrant cultural and livestock event.
Ranthambore National Park (160 km): Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most renowned national parks in Northern India. It is home to diverse wildlife, including tigers, leopards, and various bird species.
Agra (240 km): Agra is home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It also houses the Agra Fort and several other historical sites.
Udaipur (400 km): Udaipur, also known as the "City of Lakes," is a picturesque city known for its stunning palaces, including the City Palace and Lake Palace. It is surrounded by beautiful lakes and offers a romantic and scenic atmosphere.
Jaisalmer (560 km): Jaisalmer is a desert city known for its magnificent sandstone architecture and the famous Jaisalmer Fort. It offers a unique desert experience with camel safaris and breathtaking sunsets.
Jodhpur: The "Blue City" of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is famous for its majestic Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and vibrant markets. Explore the narrow lanes of the old city and visit Jaswant Thada and Mandore Gardens.
Chittorgarh (310 km): The site of the largest fort in India, Chittorgarh Fort, this historical city is known for its grandeur and tales of valor. The fort complex also houses several palaces, temples, and towers.
Mount Abu (500 km): The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu offers a cool respite from the desert heat. It is known for its serene Nakki Lake, Dilwara Jain Temples, and Sunset Point.
These are just a few examples of the nearby places to Jaipur that offer different cultural, historical, and natural attractions. Each destination has its own unique charm and can provide a memorable experience.