Jaipur is the capital city of the desert state Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as the Pink city, due to the dominant color scheme of its buildings. Jaipur has many tourist places to visit; there are the historical forts, beautiful palaces and monuments with architecture that show the royalty, culture and traditions.
Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh as India's first planned city. Jaipur is a prime tourist attraction among Indian as well as international tourists.
Besides its ubiquitous pink color, the Jaipur's culture is very well witnessed through visiting the captivating monuments like City Palace, Amber Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, and Birla Temple etc. on this private sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Experience the Jaipur culture by visiting cultural heritage sites, like City Palace, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum etc., on this private full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Through this trip you will know the detailed history of Jaipur, feel the tradition, walk through a local bazaar and taste the popular street food. On this Jaipur sightseeing cab experience the royal tradition and culture.
In the morning, driver will pick you up from your hotel or any desired location. During your trip you will visit the following suggested places or add a few of your own:
Hawa Mahal ("Palace of Winds" or "Palace of the Breeze"), was built in 1799 by the poet king Sawai Pratap Singh as a summer retreat for him and his family. It also served as a place where the ladies of the royal household could observe everyday life without being seen themselves. This unique five-storey structure is a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture, and the exterior, with its small latticed windows (called jharokhas), resembles the crown of Lord Krishna.
Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur.
City Palace - Located in the heart of the Pink City, the City Palace Complex was conceived and built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. A beautiful blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture, the palace is still home to the last ruling royal family which lives in a private section of the palace.
Have lunch at any restaurant of your choice (at your own cost).
Post lunch, visit the Amber Palace and Fort, is located at a distance of about 11kms from Jaipur. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was the bastion of the Kachwahas of Amber, until the capital was moved to the plains, to what is today Jaipur. The palace, located in craggy hills, is a beautiful melange of Hindu and Mughal styles.
Later you may visit Jal Mahal (The Water Palace), One of the most wonderful places in Jaipur is the beautiful Jal Mahal or Lake Palace.
At the end of the day, will see Lakshmi Narayan Temple, or the Birla Temple, as it is more popularly known as, is located at the base of Moti Dungari. Built on an elevated platform, this comparatively modern temple is built entirely of white marble and dominates the skyline of south Jaipur.
After visiting all the places, driver will drop you at your hotel.
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