Discover Jaipur, the pink city filled with sandtone forts that have stood the test of time and repeated invasions; palaces that house memoirs from 100s of years gone by, contained in their magical histories, well preserved manuscripts, precious treasures, royal attires & armouries… Erstwhile royal families that live among the city’s talented craftsmen, keen merchants to original… a city filled with romance.
Operational: All days
Tour Duration: approx 7 hours day 1, 4 hours day 2
DAY 1 (7 hours):
Start the day with a visit to Amber Fort which stood the test of time and guarded itself from invasions, one of the most imposing forts of India. The fort entrance is reached by walking up the hill, going in car or taking a lurching elephant ride
A look at the appropriately located Jal Mahal (water palace)
Visit the Observatory – Jantar Mantar which is considered to be the largest of the five observatories and also houses the world’s largest sundial
End the day with a visit to the City Palace, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahalpalaces and other buildings. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. A part of City Palace is converted into a museum. Royal attires, collection of manuscripts, two large silver vessels (Perhaps the biggest in the world) and armories are added attraction of the museum
DAY 2 (4 hours):
Rickshaw ride through the colourful markets and a walk through the vegetable market
Get a glimpse of the beautifully designed Hawa Mahal
Enjoy some delicious street food at a famous restaurant
Walk through the creative hubs of Jaipur where they make handicrafts and other items very unique to Jaipur like antique jewellery, hand block printing on clothes and try it, you can also pick clothes (shirts & skirts) which have this work on it, the art of carpet weaving
Blue pottery – making
(Possible Extension: spend half a day with an elephant: bathing, grooming, riding and feeding. Costs INR 3000 per head)
ADULT FEES* (per head) for full day tour
- 12000 Rupees for a solo traveler
- 6000 if you are two
- 5500 if you are three
- 5000 if you are four
- 4500 if you are five or more
* kids 0 to 10 years old free; kids 10+ years old: adult prices
* Accompanying officials including bodyguards, are charged the same way as tourists.
- This cost covers GUIDE, CAR, DRIVER, BREAKFAST, COFFEE, LUNCH, AND REFRESHMENT BASKET IN THE CAR.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- 14.5% Service and Swaccha Bharat Tax
- Spending money & extras: In case you choose to buy things along the way, you are encouraged to spend your own cash so that reimbursements aren’t invoiced to you with added taxes. Otherwise please let us know in advance if you would like us to pick up any bills along the way and invoice them to you in the end.
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POLICIES, DISCLAIMERS AND GENERAL ADVICE
PAYMENT: You may pay in cash at the end of the tour.
CANCELLATION: Once a confirmation is received, cancellation attracts a penalty of 50% if you cancel 48 to 72 hours before the tour. 80% if you cancel 24-48 hours before the tour, and 100% if you cancel within 24 hours of the tour.
All items are indicative. In case required our guides will improvise to find appropriate replacements based on our own judgement.
There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
DRESS CODE: Full length pants or skirt, shirt with sleeves. A moderate amount of walking is involved Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
FOOD: Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. Please advise if you have any allergies or food preferences.