Overview

 

Jaipur- Is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is ideal for family vacationers to explore the monumental heritages of the city. Visit the many palaces in this ‘the pink city’, make sure to indulge in the Elephant ride up the Amer Fort for a blissful experience. You must visit monuments like City Palace, the observatory (Jantar Mantar), Jal Mahal and Nahargarh Fort. To experience wildlife, opt for the Jhalana Leopard Safari. Shopaholics can bargain till their heart’s content at the Nehru Bazaar and the Johri Bazaar.

Heritage monuments of Jaipur includes the Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal (a Palace with 953 windows created for ventilation), Jal Mahal (a palace in the middle of a lake) and City Palace (home to the royal family). These are prime attractions that are a must-see for all travelers.

Experiences and Activities of Jaipur- The Elephant ride up to the Amer fort makes for a great experience. Leopard Safari in the Jhalana forest is one of the few leopard-centric safaris in India. Indulge in a heritage walk and enhance your knowledge of the history and heritage of the city. Travellers opt for a ride in the hot air balloon to witness the most stunning views of the city.

Ethnic Cuisine– Jaipur serves delicious traditional food. You can dine at a Haveli, evening at a Chokhi Dhani, traditional diner or indulge in the savory street food at Pyaaz Kachori (at Rawat Mishtan Bhandar).

Shopping -Johri Bazaar, Kishanpol Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar offer the best shopping experience for jewelry and ethnic wear.

Excursions - Pushkar / Ajmer excursion (150kms) is the most popular day excursion, along with a visit to the Dargah Sharif and the lakeside holy town of Pushkar (home to the Pushkar Lake and Lord BrahmaTemple).