Chaksu is a suburban area of Jaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Jaipur lies at a distance 40 km from the village. Other than a couple of banks, ATMs and a marketplace, Chaksu has got nothing special to offer tourists, who may stop by while on their way to other cities in the region.
Places to Stay
The village may not have lodging options, but Jaipur has plenty of such options of budget hotels among which Ace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Raghuraj Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Golden Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Surbhi Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) are worth a try.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
A village of the stature of Chaksu does not have anything to offer tourists in terms of places to visit. However, a ride to the state capital, Jaipur, may open up those options such as the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal besides temples and gardens.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur at a distance of 33 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jaipur Junction Railway Station at a distance of 41 km.
State transport buses connecting various parts of Rajasthan happen to pass through this village thereby helping its inhabitants. Several small-scale means of transport are also available. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.