What To Expect
Day 1, New Delhi - Jaipur
Our chauffeur will pick you up in the morning at 07:00 AM from Delhi and drive you to Jaipur. Jaipur, the vibrant and colorful capital of Rajasthan is famous worldwide as the "Pink City" of India. With its rich and colorful past, replete with tales of valor and bravery, it is one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It is one of the earliest planned cities in India.
You will first visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace), an enchanting palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur. Surrounded by the beautiful Arvalli hills range, its majestic architecture and sophisticated design make it one of the most romantic spots in Jaipur. You will find yourself spellbound when you see the intricate red sandstone architecture cast beautiful reflections in the calm waters of the Man Sagar Lake. After this visit, you will be transferred to you hotel and check in. After checking in you will have lunch at the hotel and relax for some time. In the evening, you will be driven to Birla Temple.
Birla Temple or Lakshmi Narayan Temple is located at the foot of Moti Doongri, a fortress turned palace. You will be amazed by the temple's excellent architecture and splendid marble carvings. On the outside, the temple adorns intricate carvings of many historic and religious figures. The inner panels of the temple are decorated with paintings of mythological episodes, along with sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. The three marble domes of the temple represent the three major religions of the country. Later you will return to your hotel, have dinner and retire for the night.
Day 2, Jaipur
After having your breakfast in the hotel, you will be taken on Jaipur sightseeing tour. First you will visit Amber Fort (or Amer Fort) which is 11 kilometers from Jaipur. It was originally, the capital of the state before Jaipur. It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. Amber Fort is one of the best hilltop forts in India, it is carved into the hillside and the reflection of the fort is vivid in the Moata Lake. Though the fort is quite old it is beautiful on the inside and boasts of various prominent buildings such as the 'Diwan-i-Aam', the 'Sheesh Mahal' and the 'Sukh Mahal'. The Amber Fort has influences of both Hindu and Muslim architecture. This fort also has the 'Shila Devi' Temple and the 'Ganesh Pol' which is a gate that leads to the private palaces of the kings. One of the great joys of visiting Amber Fort is the delightful Elephant ride to reach the fort. After visiting Amber Fort, you will be taken to Hawa Mahal.
The iconic Hawa Mahal or 'Palace of the Winds', is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur city. Located in the heart of Jaipur, this beautiful five-storey palace was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of crown of Lord Krishna, the Hindu God and built of red & pink sandstone, this palace sweeps off its visitors to a land of dreams. Its unique 5-storey structure looks similar to a giant beehive. Considered as an embodiment of Rajputana architecture, the main highlight of Hawa Mahal is its pyramid shape and its 953 'Jharokhas' or windows that are intricately decorated with skillfully done latticework. The main intention behind the construction of the Hawa Mahal was to facilitate a view of everyday life through the windows to the royal women, as they never appeared in public.
After visiting Hawa Mahal, you'll be taken to City Palace. Located in the heart of Jaipur, the City Palace also includes the famous 'Chandra Mahal' and 'Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex. This magnificent palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. He planned and built the outer walls of the palace and later rulers added to the architecture of this palace. The architectural styles are largely based on a fusion of Rajputana, Mughal and European styles. Today, the 'Chandra Mahal' has been turned into a museum which is home to a rich collection of unique handicrafts, royal costumes and a display of Rajput weaponry. Thereafter, the chauffeur will drive you to Jantar Mantar.
The Jantar Mantar is an architectural tribute to the scientific acumen of ancient India. It is a magnificent solar observatory that consists of 14 major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars' location as the earth orbits around the sun and other such astronomical phenomenon. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II, a great scholar and avid astrologer it houses "Samrat Yantra" the largest sundial in the world. Jantar Mantar was included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2010. After exploring Jantar Mantar, you will head towards Albert Hall.
Modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Albert Hall it is the central museum of Jaipur that exhibits Rajasthan's art, craft and culture. It houses an outstanding collection of sculptures, paintings, miniature portraits, decorative wares, metal wares, natural history specimen and an Egyptian mummy. Through its huge congregation of costumes, pottery, brass wares and woodwork, you will get a glimpse of Rajasthani village life. A traditional carpet weaving demonstration by a master craftsman is a captivating feature of the visit to the museum. In the evening you will be taken to Chokhi Dhani.
Chokhi Dhani is a superbly re-created Rajasthani village that throbs with typical Rajasthani charm and culture. A village fair is recreated here every evening, celebrating the rich cultural traditions of Rajasthan. You will be captivated by the energy and expertise of traditional Rajasthani musicians and dancers. Few visitors can resist the temptation to join the performers on the stage. Puppet shows, acrobats, camel rides and fortune tellers add to the charm of this rustic wonderland. The highlight of Chokhi Dhani is the grand dinner that is served in a very stately manner. You are respectfully seated on a low & small stools on the floor and served a variety of delectable Rajasthani dishes by traditionally clad waiters. You will experience the true essence of Rajasthani hospitality by dining at Chokhi Dhani. By dining at Chokhi Dhani, you will get the true essence of Indian tradition of hospitality. Enjoy your evening's entertainment and rich traditional dinner here. After your visit to Chokhi Dhani, you will be taken back to hotel and retire for the night.
Day 3, Jaipur - New Delhi
Enjoy breakfast and then time to check out of the hotel. Later you will be driven back to Delhi.
English speaking guide
Hotel accommodation for 2 nights
Entry fees of the mentioned monuments
Lunch and Dinner (2 each)
Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
Dinner at Chokni Dhani
All taxes and service charges
Air or train fare
Camera fee at monuments
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The order of sites visited may vary.
Children below 5 years old are free of charge.
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