Top weekend getaways1 Comments 29 August 2012
5hr, culture, spending money-Dhs200 per day
Predicted high in September: 33°C
Must do: The capital of Rajasthan is an assault on the senses. From the smells of street food to the bustling markets to the vivid beauty of the Amber Fort and Floating Palace (Jal Mahal), adventurous travellers will want to spend more than one weekend here.
If you pack one thing, it’s… Hand sanitiser (not that this place is particularly dirty, but in our experience some public facilities don’t have running water).
Stay: Hotel Pearl Palace has rooms from QR30 (+ 91 141 237 3700, www.hotelpearlpalace.com). The Raj Palace offers rooms from QR2,020 (+ 91 141 263 4077, www.rajpalace.com).
Flights: From QR2,286 with Jet Airways (www.jetairways.com).
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