Latest Events in Jaipur for the Month of November

The Pink City is a blend of old charms and new updates, which brings along multiple events and festivals that denote and indeed form a significant aspect of Jaipur culture. Beginning with the biggest literature festival (JLF) in January to multiple big and small events round the year, there is always something exciting on the platter to be offered to the city dwellers.

In fact, travelling during these times adds fun to the travelers’ palette with a bountiful of extraordinary events they get to experience. It is mainly because during such occasions a traveler gets the opportunity to learn about authentic crafts, culture and unique stories related to the events. And not to forget all the extravaganza and an opportunity to meet-and-greet the locals.

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If you also belong to this group of travelers, note down the events happening in Jaipur in the month of November before starting off your journey. This list by Jaipur hotels near railway station will definitely help you:

1. THAAR (The Aravali Adrenaline Rush 2018): Are you health conscious? THAAR is the biggest cycling event of Rajasthan for health conscious people. THAAR would be a two-day cycling festival to celebrate the city’s inauguration 291 years back.

Event Date - 17 & 18 Nov 2018
Venue - Amer
Time - 2 pm to 6 pm
Fees - 150KM race registration fees: INR 3500, 100 KM MTB race registration fees: INR 2500 and 50 KM beginners’ race began fees: INR 2500

Bikes on rent are also available!

2. Pedal to Heritage Tour: The morning cycle tour is especially designed for the travelers who wish to unravel the secrets of the mystic city and explore the tiny lanes and authentic street food. It is quite an interesting way to explore the art, culture and architecture of the city on a bike.
Event Date - 16 Nov onwards
Time - 7 am to 9 am
Meeting Point - Statue Circle
Fees - INR 4800 onwards

3. Global Education Interact- Looking for better education prospects? GEI is a good opportunity ahead. It an international education exhibition which would open the doors of opportunity for students willing to study abroad and attain an international education.
Event Date – 20th Nov 2018
Venue – SMS Convention Center, Rambagh
Time – 11 am to 5 pm

Also, if you want to explore more of Rajasthan and other delights, you can visit Pushkar Fair starting from (15 Nov-25 Nov) being held in Pushkar.

With this, the budget hotel on Sikar Road- Hotel Park Ocean wishes you a wonderful time ahead in Jaipur and wishes to plan your stay with them to make it a comfortable and affordable stay!

 

Bhai Dooj Gift Ideas by the hotel on Sikar Road

India is a land of festivals and each festival has its own importance. Out of these, there are two special festivals that particularly celebrate the bond of love and happiness between sisters-brothers - Raksha Bandhan and Bhai Dooj.

This year again, Diwali brings along the festival of Bhai Dooj, celebrated on the day next to Govardhan. On this occasion, sisters offer prayers and perform a puja ceremony seeking the blessing of God for the longevity and prosperity of their brothers. Thereafter, sisters put a tilak or tikka on their foreheads which act as a mark or symbol of good fortune and good health.

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The gift for Bhai Dooj is significant as it reflects the love and devotion of the sisters for the brothers, and also the renewal of the bonds between them. Traditionally it was only the sisters who presented gifts on the occasion. Nowadays, the brothers also present gifts for the sisters on Bhai Dooj as a token of appreciation. Why should boys have all the fun, don’t girls deserve their share of happiness?

We have some amazing and attractive Bhai Dooj gift ideas which brothers can give to their sisters:

1. Spa Gift Hamper- Yes Luxury Spa gift hamper, something different from the usual gifts you have been giving her. Girls love being pampered especially when it comes to beauty. So, book a luxury spa for her at best hotel near sikar road and help them relax after the hectic Diwali festivities.

2. A Get-Together with Cousins at the cafe- You can surprise her by planning a get together at Tamasha, an amazing restaurant with soothing ambiance near hotels in Jaipur on Sikar road with all the cousins.

3. Bouquet of Flowers or Chocolates- On the festive eve of Bhai Dooj, you can make her feel really special by choosing some exotic flower arrangements like gerberas, orchids, roses of different colors. Another option is get her a box of chocolates or make it better by getting a bouquet of chocolates prepared.

4. Plan a post Diwali cum Bhai Dooj party- How about a Bhai Dooj celebration bash at our banquet hall. This would allow you to both use this opportunity for a great family get-together as well as celebrate the festivities with all of them under one roof.

Make this Bhai Dooj memorable for her!

With this, Hotel Park Ocean wishes you all a very Happy Bhai Dooj!

Five Must Visit Places in Jaipur during Diwali

Few people may know that Jaipur looks stunning at the time of Diwali festival and the festival is indeed celebrated with great pomp and gaiety in the fascinating Pink City. The beauty of magnificent forts, havelis, colorful bazaars and buildings with sparkling lights are the captivating charm of the place to be visited at the time of Diwali as you will cherish and enjoy the celebrations.

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The Hotels near Railway Station Jaipur bring you some of the sights best for visiting at the time of Diwali carnival in Jaipur:

1. Nahargarh Fort- To witness a mesmerizing view of the city under lights, nothing is better than a sight high above the Aravalli hills. When the city is decorated with lights all over, the scenic view you can get from atop this mansion is exceptional. Hence, foremost sightseeing point at the time of Diwali is none other than Nahargarh Fort.

2. Johari Baazar- Though Chaura Raasta and Bapu Baazar markets are decorated with same traditional lightning but Johari Baazar comes into sight totally different since it is decorated with beautiful props and posters that makes it looks extraordinary in the lights.

3. Hawa Mahal-The regal red adorned on the palace walls with Diwali lightning gives it a dazzling look. This is only once a year that you get to see the beautiful Wind Palace as illumined as on Diwali. The porch is lit with twinkling lined up diyas that is truly blissful to watch.

4. World Trade Park- Overloaded with lightning and designing, this fascinating blue glass building is an eye-catching figure amidst the celebrations of Diwali which should definitely be given a glimpse at.

5. Jal Mahal- Jal Mahal is truly a sight to behold as it seems like the palace decorated with excellent lights is floating on the Man Sagar Lake enhancing its magnificent view.

While you will be visiting Jaipur at the time of Diwali festival, you can book a stay in hotels near railway station Jaipur so that you will not have to rush here and there in festive crowd from railway station.

With this, Hotel Park Ocean, a Sikar Road Jaipur Hotel wishes you and your family members a very Happy & Safe Diwali !

 

Plan a surprise for karvachauth at hotels in Jaipur on Sikar Road

Navaratri and Dusshera festivities have just gotten over. But women can still be seen excited for the most awaited festival, KarvaChauth since it has a lot of significance in the lives of married couples. To seek long life and the welfare of their better halves, women will be observing nirjala fast for the whole day and, then offer prayers to Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, and Lord Kartik. As the festival is coming closer, women are doing their shopping, Pooja preparations and fixing advance parlor appointments to look the best.

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Where women are putting so much effort, don’t you think they would love it if they get the same treatment in return? Here are four tips which men can do for their gorgeous wives to make them feel special:

1. Luxury Spa– Woman love to get pampered is a well-known fact now. From handling household chores to work life, she deserves her share of moments of relaxation. Help her detox and rejuvenate herself by gifting her luxury spa treatment.

2. Candlelight Dinner- All one needs is a good mood, after a whole day of fasting. Book a table for dinner at "Tamasha", an amazing restaurant with soothing ambiance near hotels in Jaipur on Sikar road. A roof-top view with flowers and lights around will just be a perfect ending of the auspicious day.

3. Gift her Favorite Jewelry– Reason behind each jewelry piece adorned by Indian women is that jewelry increases the beauty of their attire. A Diamond or a gold ring would just be the right selection to make if you want to see her smile throughout the day.

4. Plan a long drive– It is obvious being a little cumbersome and tiring after a long day of fasting; hence, you can plan for a late night long drive or movie date post dinner. This tip will surely work wonders for couples.

In case, you are traveling with your partner, then you can plan a stay at hotel in sikar road Jaipur, and avail services being offered to the customers.

So, come and celebrate the auspicious festival at Park Ocean!

Why Celebrate This Long Dussehra Weekend with Budget Hotels near Railway Station

You may have been to Jaipur several times, but visiting the Royal Pink City, at the time of Dussehra Festival is a lifetime experience. An experience that one should definitely not miss as this place wears an exceptional look of colors and culture during festivities.

In Jaipur, Dussehra is celebrated with such zeal and enthusiasm as nowhere else. From burning Ravan effigy at various venues to the fun fares that follow- there are an array of fascinations listed for all.

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Now that this Dussehra is falling on the long weekend, it gives all the bigger reason to plan your upcoming weekend in Jaipur and become a part of the celebrations in the town. In case you’re wondering about your accommodation due to the last minute rush in the festive season, the Jaipur hotels near railway station would be the answer to your question.

Keeping in mind the long weekend, we do have some suggestions for you:

1. To every shopping lover, Rajasthali Handicraft Emporium, a Government entity on M.I. road. The shop comprises the art and culture of Rajasthan. This shop is widely known for Terracotta pottery, paintings, silver, lakh jewelry and Kota Doria sarees, the Rajasthali Handicraft Emporium stocks them all. Blue pottery items are the traditional craft of Jaipur of Turko-Persian origin. Other than this, you can also surf Chaura Rasta and Bapu Bazar markets, if you are looking forward to shopping some exclusive Jaipur-based items.

2. Along with shopping, there are a plethora of eating joints where you can explore a lot of tasty dishes that are simply to die for. One such exquisite stop is Tamasha café at the budget hotel on Sikar Road, which is a perfect place to hang out and chill with friends. You can also try Pyyaz Kachori at Rawat, which is a delight to your taste buds or have a glass of Lassi at Lassiwala on M.I. road and Sanjay restaurant in Bapu Nagar offers you the best egg dishes like omelet kulcha, egg pizza, etc.

3. As winters are fast approaching, do not miss out on buying Jaipuri Razai, which is far and wide recognized for its warmth and quality all around the world.

So, with this, our entire Hotel Park Ocean team warmly wishes you and your family a very Happy Dusshera!

Reasons to worship- 9 Goddess on 9 days of Navratri

Navratri, literally “Nine Nights” is a Hindu Festival celebrated in Autumn every year for different reasons in various parts of the India. The celebrations of the festival includes stage decorations, recital of the legend, enacting of the story, and chanting of the scriptures of Hinduism. These nine days are also a major crop season cultural event, such as competitive design and staging of pandals, a family visit to these pandals and the public celebration of classical and folk dances of Hindu culture.

Celebrations during Navratri include stage decorations, enactment and recitals of the legends, and chanting of the Hinduism scriptures.

There are different forms of goddesses worshipped on each of the 9 days with their individual significance. The various forms are:

Day 1: Shailaputri

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This day is associated to Shailaputri, literally "Daughter of Mountain", which is an incarnation of Parvati. The Goddess is worshiped as the consort of Shiva, depicted as riding Nandi with a trishula in her right hand and lotus in her left.

Day 2: Brahmcharini

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Goddess Brahmcharini is worshiped on Dwitiya, who is another incarnation of Parvati and became Sati in this form. She is worshiped for moksha and endowment of peace and prosperity. She symbolizes peace and tranquility, which is depicted through bare feet walking and japamala and kamandalu in the hands.

Day 3: Chandraghanta

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Chandraghanta is worshipped on Tirthiya - the name derived after Parvati married Shiva and adorned her forehead with a half lit moon. She is symbolic of valor and the embodiment of beauty.

Day 4: Kushmunda

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On Chaturthi, Goddess Kushmunda is worshiped, who is believed to be the creative power of the universe. She sits on a tiger and is depicted as having eight arms.

Day 5: Skandmata

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Panchmi celebrates Skandamata, the mother of Skand (or Kartikeya), whose strength transforms when her child is confronted with danger. She is depicted with four arms holding her baby and riding a ferocious lion.

Day 6: Katyayani

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She is an incarnation of Durga, who is born to sage Katya and is shown to exhibit courage. She is considered as the most violent forms of Parvati, who is also known as the warrior goddess. This avatar is shown with riding a lion and with four hands.

Day 7: Kalratri

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The most ferocious form of Goddess Durga, Kalaratri, who is believed that Parvati removed her fair skin and turns black to kill the demons Sumbh and Nisumbh.

Day 8: Mahagauri

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Mahagauri depicts optimism. She symbolizes intellect and peace. The color Pink is associated with this day.

Day 9: Sidhidatri

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0n the last day of Navratri, known as Navami, people pray to Siddhidaatri (Ardanareeswara). She sits on a lotus, has four arms and is also known as Saraswati. She possesses and bestows all type of Siddhis.

As the auspicious festival commences, Hotel Park Ocean- the best hotel on Sikar Road wishes you all a happy and prosperous Navratri!

 

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