Destinations Covered: Jaipur
Duration: Same Day / 2 Days Trip
Jaipur tour takes you on a ride to visit the most amazing and beautiful monuments, landmarks and places of the Pink city.
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 major tourist attraction amongst Indian as well as international travellers.
Wish to visit Jaipur and its hot destinations? You are on the right direction, explore Jaipur in 48 hours, below mentioned is an itinerary to make your visit pleasurable. Itinerary covers all historical places, and is also based on modern theme.
Come along and explore Jaipur!!!
At 10:00 AM - Visit City Palace
City Palace dwells in the heart of the city and is an abode of Jaipur royal family, since its inception. This huge palace comprises of many attractions, the architecture of this palace is magnificent and pulls visitors, for a glance. The gardens, gates, huge courtyards and more of, the two silver vessels that have make their mark in Guinness Book of World Records, as the largest silver objects in the world. Weighing more than 300 kilograms, with a height of 5 feet, it amazes spectators. The City Palace museum boasts an art gallery, textile gallery and an arms gallery and all three prove to be a treat to the eyes. The compilation preserves a rich assortment of arms and ammunitions from the erstwhile era. The exhibition fascinates visitors, showcases royal costumes, especially Maharaja Madho Singh's costume, 7 feet heighted and weighs 250 kilograms.
At 12:00 PM - Visit Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is largest and the best preserved one, amongst the five observatories, an engineering marvel astonishing astrologers. This astronomical center was built between 1727 and 1734, during the reign of Maharaja Jai Singh II. The instruments were created to measure time, predict eclipses and locate the position of the stars. The observatory showcases a total of 14 instruments, out of which some are of great proportion, for instance, the Samrat Yantra sundial, which stands at a height of 90 feet.
At 01:00 PM - Lunch at LMB
Rajasthani delicacies are yearned round the world, especially for their aroma and mouth-watering flavor. Lakshmi Mishthan Bhandhar, a multi-cuisine restaurant, is one name that has preserved the quality and taste for decades. Situated in Johari bazaar near Hawa Mahal, relish a traditional thali till the last bite, you can also take along the sweets.
At 02:00 PM - Visit Hawa Mahal
The next visit is in Palace of Winds, the name itself can fascinate any human being. Hawa Mahal also known as Palace of Winds is a major landmark, this five storey building was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The palace boasts a number of 950 small windows, which facilitates a strong flow of wind. The palace was built to serve the purpose for royal ladies to overlook the processions being held on the streets being unnoticed by the locals. One can feel pleased by a look over the city, as the site also offers a panoramic view of the city as well of Nahargarh fort, which is closely located.
At 03:00 PM - Visit Albert Hall Museum
Albert hall was designed by Sir Swinton Jacob in 1876 on the visit of King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales. The museum is dwelling in the garden of Ram Niwas Bagh, surrounded with lush green beauty of the nature. The compilation of the preserved articles comprises of more than 19000 objects, ranging from carpets, pots, Egyptian Mummy's, metal & wood work, flora & fauna, textile, paintings, etc.
At 05:00 PM - Will go for Shopping
Almost all the travelers to Jaipur know that the place is known as the paradise for shopaholics, to discover the reason behind, is more pleasurable. Jaipur shopping bestows an experience that is unmatched and unbound, plethora of products attracting and appealing from all over the markets. Markets in the old walled city are well-known, such as Johri Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar, MI Road and Tripolia Bazaar. Numerous products lined up to shop from, jutis or mojaries (camel leather shoes), jewelry, textile, handicraft items, sarees, dress material and the list is endless.
At 07:00 PM - Dinner
Jaipur offers many places to pamper your taste buds, MI. road is known for restaurants and food joints, serving lip-smacking eatables. Handi is one such restaurant, known for its non-vegetarian preparations, must try items are Kathi rolls or kebab's and Handi meat. Natraj, Niros, Copper Chimney, Dasprakasha, are few most hunt out places. Jal Mahal ice cream parlour situated at MI. road is yet another specialty and one can even try some Paan (local mouth freshner).
At 10:00 AM - Visit Amber Fort
Established during 16th century, this fort lays at a distance of about 11 kilometers from City center. The fort took its present look after it was personalised by Maharaja Jai Singh II, where it initiated early during the reign of Maharaja Man Singh. To reach to the top of this gigantic citadel of the Kachhwaha's, one can opt to take a royal elephant ride and experience the King/Queen within. There are many attractions in the fort, Diwane-aam, Ganesh pol and Sheesh Mahal. Residing within, the temple of deity Kali is worshipped by the royalties till date and is explored by many visitors for its commendable architecture and silver work.
At 12:00 PM - Visit Jaigarh Fort
This specific fort has been marked as an abode for the world's largest cannon. Jai Garh Fort is situated at a hill above Amber Fort. Jai Garh Fort served to be the safeguard for former capital, Amber and possesses an assortment of arms and ammunition that behold the eyes of the spectators. The fort is renowned for its architecture, consists of many attractive yet astounding creations, for instance, the water channel, which is quite surprising today also. Other sites that are worth a visit are granary, temple, palaces, cannon foundry and a tower. The palace also inherits a museum showcasing a collection of coins, pictures, puppets and other artifacts of the bygone era.
At 02:00 PM - Visit Nahargarh fort
Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, this is recorded as the first built amongst the three forts in the city. Nahargarh Fort was solely built for the security and was named as the 'Tiger Fort'. The name Nahargarh in Hindi term denotes to 'the abode of a tiger', found quite interesting. Out of many worth visiting sections, Madhavendra Bhawan is most popular. The fort also served for leisure activities, a picnic spots for royalties. The site offers a bird's eye view over the Man Sagar Lake and the suburb.
At 05:00 PM - Visit Chokhi Dhani...an ethnic village resort
On the way to the airport lies this very beautiful destination, perfect one to end the trip, an artistically set village restaurant. The place is quite entertaining as well as fascinating, colorful lighting, Rajputana hospitality, attractively dressed men, women and animals and food with ethnic Rajasthani flavor. This 5 star village restaurant is built over a large expanse of land and one can enjoy enthralling dance performances by artists, hookas and machans are yet another specialty of this place. What is most relished over the place is its traditional thali, which is loaded with delicacies and preparations with authentic procedure and fresh ingredients.
At the end of this fascinating trip, what a tourist takes back is cherishable memories, many souvenirs, sweets and beautiful pictures captured to save the moments forever. As per the records visitors plan many trips to explore the city and know more about its interesting past. Moreover, shopaholics who have had experienced shopping here once, get allured and love to buy more and more exclusive stuff from this royal pink city. The charm of Jaipur is unparallel and no other city can match it.
The high-class category of the society always pencils for stuff that is exclusive and holds perceived value that no other item boasts. This itinerary emphasizes on the locations that one must visit during a small sojourn to the city. If a trip planned for many days, one can definitely look on for excursions and outstations situated in the vicinity of Jaipur. Many destinations are visited by the travelers during their visit, for instance Ranthambore National Park, Narhet, etc. as they close and can be visited in a day's time.
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