Travel

The symposium will take place in Jaipur, India located 260 km from the Indian capital New Delhi, Jaipur forms a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Agra (240 km). Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India and serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur (348 km), Jaisalmer (571 km) and Udaipur (421 km). Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. It was founded on 18 November 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the ruler of Ajmer after whom the city is named. As of 2011, the city has a population of 3.1 million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City of India.

How to reach Jaipur
Jaipur is well connected to almost every corner of India via air, rail and road. The Jaipur Airport is situated at 10 km from the main city. It connects the city to all the major parts of India as well as some of the major overseas countries. It has the facility of daily domestic flights to Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Goa, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Indore and Pune. Also, it has the facility of international flights through which it connects directly to Sharjah, Muscat and Dubai.
For further details refer to http://www.jaipur.org.uk/how-to-reach.html

External links
Lonely planet (https://www.lonelyplanet.com/india/rajasthan/jaipur)
Further reading on Jaipur (http://www.jaipurtravel.com/about_jaipur.htm )
Official website of Rajasthan Tourism (http://tourism.rajasthan.gov.in)
Jaipur Travel guide http://www.jaipurtravel.com