Full Day Tour of Jaipur

Jaipur City Sight Seeing and attractions

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The Pink City, the Shoppers Paradise, The Heritage City, The city of Maharajas are many names of Jaipur. It is actually named after its founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the original Jaipur City is carved in the red and pink sandstone earning the sobriquet of the’ Pink City’. The magnificent forts and palaces, blending the Hindu-Rajput and Islamic- Mughal architecture, are an epitome of cultural heritage of Jaipur. Famous for block-printed textiles, blue pottery, handicrafts, semi-precious stones and carpets – Jaipur is a shopper’s delight. Today a bustling metropolitan city boasting of new age Malls Jaipur yet retains the innate charm of the 18th century in true character and history. Its hospitable people and Heritage Monuments are all beckoning! Come to this land we would be delighted to show you around.

Dear Guest “Padharo Mhare Des” – My Country Beckons You!

Tour Style: Leisure – Cultural –Heritage
Tour Price (Per Person): Ask us today’s best price!

(Based on minimum 2 people sharing one Air Conditioned Car)

Tour Highlights:

  • Full-day heritage tour in the Pink City of Jaipur offering excellent historical and cultural insight of Jaipur and its attractions.
  • A fully guided tour of Jaipur with Government of India, Ministry of Tourism approved Guides. Good conditioned vehicles with experienced and well behaved friendly drivers.
  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites of Jaipur - Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory and Amber the Magnificent Fort and the first capital of House of Jaipur.
  • Admire the royal collections at the City Palace and Amber Fort Museums.
  • Enjoy an elephant-ride and make your trip an unforgettable cultural experience.
  • Explore the local bazaar for the famous Sanganeri & Bagru Print Textiles, excellent crafted Jewleries, Blue pottery or the camel-leather jooties and other handicrafts.
  • Savor the authentic local food at a local eatery.
What to Expect ?
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Timings for visit to all the tourist sites start from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. City Palace is open till 5 pm.
  • Spend 30 minutes to 1.5 hour at each site depending on your liking. Total duration of tour is approx 4 hrs.
  • Please note that for the safety of animals, elephant rides up to Amber Fort may be cancelled in the event of extreme weather conditions or major emergencies; in these instances, passengers will be brought up to Amber Fort aboard a Jeep.
  • Please be advised that shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended in places of worship.

Tour Plan: Full Day Jaipur City Tour with excursion to Amber


JAIPUR FULL DAY SIGHT SEEING

You are met at your hotel and ushered into your car by your guide of the day. Whilst you travel to your first stop the guide would have made you comfortable and brief you about the city.

Attractions of Jaipur

Amber Fort:

Amber was the capital of Rajputana state till 1727. Amber Fort is a magnificent fortress perched on a hill near Maota Lake in Amber some 11 Kms from Jaipur. Enjoy a unique cultural experience of an elephant ride to the Amber fort! The ride is available until 11 am only near the lake. Embark on the exhilarating elephant ride or walk up the cobbled path leading to the Amber Fort.

Once inside the fort, experience the rich splendor of yore of the Maharajas as you stroll through the stucco building with pillared courtyards of Diawan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diawan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors), with glittering mirror work on the ceiling, Char Bagh garden, Ganesh Pol Gate devoted to the Elephant God Ganesha and 16th century Shiladevi Temple to goddess Kali with silver doors and marble carvings. Take a bird’s eye view of the Jaigarh Fort and Jal Mahal Palace located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.

Head back toward your transport via a jeep with your guide to explore the heritage of Jaipur starting with the official residence of royal family of Jaipur.

City Palace:

Visit the City Palace, built by Sawai Jai Singh II, in the heart of the city is the official residence of the Jaipur royalty. A part of this palace is converted into a museum. Enjoy the various collections in the museums of the City Palace complex which houses Mubarak Mahal (Guest Pavillion) with a collection of finest robes in silk, brocades and hand block-printed of the Maharajas. Sileh Khana, the armory, has a wide collection of arms and weapons including a sword belonging to Akbar’s Rajput General. The courtyard of Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audience) is an art gallery now with miniature paintings from various schools of Art of Rajputs and Moghuls, rare manuscripts, carpets, Slavers and Silver pots. The seven-storey Chandra Mahal (Moon Palace) offers a beautiful view of gardens and the city.Next, walk towards the amazing astronomical observatory – Jantar Mantar, on foot. It is at a little distance from the City Palace.


Adjoining the City palace is UNESCO World Heritage Monument. We now visit it.


Jantar Mantar


Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Sawai Jai Singh II in 1726. The Maharaja had built five such observatories including the ones in Delhi and Jaipur. Jantar mantar means ‘calculation instrument’. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and is equipped with fourteen geometric instruments – ‘yantra’ made of local stone and marble to measure time, track location of celestial bodies and predict eclipses essential for Jyotisa Shastra (Astrology).Now proceed for an opportunity to catch the glimpse of local bazaar through the famed latticed Jharokhas of Hawa Mahal.
Coming out of the city Palace Complex we stop by at the one of the most photographed monument of India.

Hawa Mahal:

Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds – is a magnificent structure in red and pink sandstone, built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 for the women of the court to observe the daily proceedings of the market and is located in the middle of a buzzing bazaar. Hawa Mahal is a five-storey pyramidal structure with 953 Jharokhas (windows) covered with intricate lattice work. It is an amazing piece of architecture blending in the Hindu-Rajput domes and Islamic-Mughal influence on the arches with beautiful metalwork patterns.

You can now hit the local market for souvenirs and other curio items. Jaipur is famous for blue pottery, carpets, block-printed textiles and handicrafts. You can try out the handcrafted embellished camel-leather jooties /mojari (footwear). You’ll spend between 30 minutes and 1.5 hours at each attraction, depending on your preferences. In between sightseeing, your guide will take you to a local restaurant to enjoy an authentic Indian lunch. Later in the evening we drive back to your hotel in Jaipur and bid you adieu. .


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