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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

How much does it cost to travel to Jaipur?

You should plan to spend around $19 (₨1,572) per day on your vacation in Jaipur. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $4.78 (₨397) on meals
  • $1.55 (₨129) on local transportation
  • $23 (₨1,942) on hotels

A one week trip to Jaipur for two people costs, on average, $265 (₨22,006). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $19
    1,572
  • One Week Per person
    $133
    11,003
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $265
    22,006
  • One Month Per person
    $568
    47,155
  • One Week For a couple
    $265
    22,006
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $530
    44,012
  • One Month For a couple
    $1,136
    94,311
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Jaipur cost?

A one week trip to Jaipur usually costs around $133 (₨11,003) for one person and $265 (₨22,006) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Jaipur on average costs around $265 (₨22,006) for one person and $530 (₨44,012) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Jaipur will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Jaipur on average costs around $568 (₨47,155) for one person and $1,136 (₨94,311) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Jaipur has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Jaipur expensive to visit?

Jaipur is a very affordable place to visit. Located in India, which is a very affordable country, visitors will appreciate the lower prices of this destination. It is in the top 10% of cities in the country for its affordability. Budget travelers enjoy spending long periods of time exploring Jaipur in depth.

Within Asia, Jaipur is a very affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 10% of cities in Asia for its affordability. Very few cities in the region are as affordable as Jaipur.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Jaipur Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Jaipur?

The average Jaipur trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Jaipur travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 1,942 ($23)
Local Transportation 1 129 ($2)
Food 2 397 ($5)
Entertainment 1 319 ($4)
Tips and Handouts 1 43 - 129 ($1 - 2)
Alcohol 2 114 - 341 ($1 - 4)
Accommodation Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Jaipur is $12 (₨971). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Jaipur is $23 (₨1,942). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $12
    971
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $23
    1,942

Hotel Prices in Jaipur

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Jaipur based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $34. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Jaipur is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $1.55 (₨129) per person, per day, on local transportation in Jaipur.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $1.55
    129

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Food Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Jaipur can vary, the average cost of food in Jaipur is $4.78 (₨397) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Jaipur should cost around $1.91 (₨159) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Jaipur is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $4.78
    397

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What did other people spend on Food in Jaipur?

Typical prices for Food in Jaipur are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Jaipur, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Dinner
    550
  • Soda
    10


Entertainment Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Jaipur typically cost an average of $3.84 (₨319) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $3.84
    319

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Jaipur?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Jaipur are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Jaipur, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Palace Entry for Two
    100


Tips and Handouts Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Jaipur is $1.04 (₨86) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Jaipur is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $1.04
    86


Alcohol Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $2.74 (₨227) on alcoholic beverages in Jaipur per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $2.74
    227

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Water Budget in Jaipur
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • On average, people spend $0.29 (₨24) on bottled water in Jaipur per day. The public water in Jaipur is not usually considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $0.29
    24


Jaipur On a Budget
Jaipur Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jaipur, India
Jaipur, India, famously known as the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan and is often a highlight for many travelers to the area. Dating back to the eighteenth century, it is part of the Indian Golden Triangle which also includes Delhi and Agra. It's also a stopping off point for travelers venturing into the desert cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. The city has a population of about 6.66 million people, making it the largest city in the state of Rajasthan and the tenth largest city in the country.

Jaipur has a semiarid climate with warm temperatures throughout the year. The summer is between April and early July and has average daily highs of about 86 degrees Fahrenheit. The monsoon season is between the months of June and September and during this time you can expect heavy rains and thunderstorms, but the city is not prone to flooding. Winter is between November and February. During this time the temperatures are mild and pleasant and can range from 59 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit with little humidity. There are occasional cold waves during the winter months where temperatures may drop near freezing.
Sights
Jaipur is rich in history, culture, and sights. The Amber Fort is one of the main sights in the city. It is a massive palace and fort that is a hike up from town. It's possible to arrange for an elephant ride to the top if you wish, but you should arrive early in the morning. Various other tours to the Amber Fort and other sights in town are also available.

Jaiharh Fort is famous as the location of the world's largest cannon. It's about a 1 kilometer walk up from the Amber Fort.

Nahargarh Fort is the smallest of the three forts and offers excellent views over Man Sagar Lake.

In addition to its three main forts, Jaipur has many temples, monuments, museums, and gardens. It's easy to spend days exploring the sites around this city.

This city is also a great place to explore the markets. Jaipur is one of the best places in India to see traditional arts and crafts as well as textiles, pottery, and local foods. In fact, this area is known for it's gorgeous blue pottery, so make sure you take home a souvenir.
Neighborhoods
The city's three main forts are located just outside of town. Each has it's own atmosphere and is worth a visit for a different reason.

Head to the bazaar area if you're interested in doing any shopping. It's literally an explosion of sights, sounds and smells. You'll find everything from cloth, to spices or flowers for sell. It's also a great place to practice your bartering if you see something that strikes your fancy.

Budget accommodation in Jaipur is less common than it is in some other Indian cities. The quality for the budget hotels is not high, so in this city it might be worth paying a little more for comfortable accommodation.

Activities
Jaipur is a large city with many activities that you can enjoy as a tourist. Many people enjoy walking around the city's large bazaar. The bazaar his very vibrant with colors, sounds, and smells.

The Amber Fort Sound and Light Show is an impressive show that can be seen from outside the fort, but to hear the narration you must be inside.

Raj Mandir is one of the best movie theaters in India and is an experience to visit. If you want to experience a real Bollywood movie then you should definitely take the time to come here.
Food and Dining
Jaipur is an excellent city to sample authentic Rajasthani specialties. There are some great restaurants around the city that range is size and budget. Here's a great guide to what to eat and where in Jaipur. If you prefer your dishes mild, then it is best to find a place familiar with serving westerners. These restaurants are comfortable preparing food without the traditionally heavy spice that locals are comfortable with.

Desert pastries are also available at food stands around town. The sweets are made with honey or sugar and can be quite sweet. They are a great follow up to a traditional Indian meal with all of its rich spices.

Transportation
It's easy to reach the city by either train or bus. Reservations may be required in advance, particularly if you're traveling by train. Luxury tourist trains in India are also an option.

Alternatively, some travelers explore the area by private car. This can easily be arranged after arrival in Delhi.

Once in Jaipur, taxis, richshaws, and buses are the easiest ways to navigate the city. Traffic can be overwhelming but there are some areas that are conducive to walking, particularly around the main tourist sights.

RTDC buses are one of the most convenient ways to visit the city's sights. There are three tours that you can choose from: the full day tour, the half day tour, and the Pink City by night tour. Local buses also travel to most sights. City bus #5 connects Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, New Gate, and the intersection of MI Road and Railway Road every ten minutes. City bus #2 travels from the train station along Station Road to the City Palace, Minar, and Observatory.

Autorickshaws are available for whole day trips to Amber Fort. There are also prepaid autos available at the Jaipur railway station and the Sindhi Camp bus stand but prices are higher than you might pay if you negotiate at a different location.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.