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About Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, India’s largest state, was built by Sawaji Jai SIngh in the 18th century. Located 268 Km away from New Delhi, it is a major tourist destination that forms an important part of the famous Golden Triangle tourist circuit.

The chaotic, colourful streets of Jaipur present a recurrent pattern of new and old. The city, encircled by besieged walls and rugged hills, is full of well-preserved historical buildings and royal heritage. It forms a part of the Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit, with its wide roads dotted with majestic statues and its impressive palaces.

The City Palace is an iconic landmark that lies at the heart of the city, still housing the royal family. The Jantar Mantar is another famous attraction, with its vast collection of ancient astronomical instruments. While here, prepare to get bedazzled by the architectural brilliance of the Hawa Mahal and the grandeur of Jaipur’s star attraction, the Amber Fort.

On the outskirts of Jaipur lies the Aravalli hills, which presents ample trekking opportunities at Chouri Ghat and Bhuteshwar Nath. You can also take part in cycling tours and check out some of the seasonal waterfalls around here. Nahargarh and Jhalana provide wildlife photography and jungle safari opportunities. ATV rides and zip-lining are some of the other activities you can try out in Jaipur.

Jaipur has a hot semi-arid climate with hot summers and mild winters that are short lived. The monsoon season runs from July to August, providing yearly precipitation of more than 63 cm. The average temperature here lies around 25.1 degrees Celsius and on rare occasions, it can fall below freezing point in winter.

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Amer Fort
Amer Fort is a stunning palace in India. It is located on the top of a hill near Jaipur. The fort has a grand structure with twisting passages and staircases. Built by Maharaja Man Singh I in 1592, it is made of pink and yellow sandstone. This fort is a part of a vast complex that overlooks Maotha Lake. You can explore the fort for hours on an elephant ride.
Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal, known as the "Palace of Winds", is an iconic architectural marvel in Jaipur, India. The palace was built in 1799 by the Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It is famous for its distinctive honeycomb facade that is adorned with 953 intricately carved windows, showcasing the best of Rajput craftsmanship. The palace is five stories tall and offers panoramic views of Jaipur's bustling streets. This historic monument symbolizes Rajasthan's rich heritage and serves as a testament to its royal legacy.
Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort sits on the Aravalli Hills, offering stunning views of the entire city of Jaipur. Built back in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, it showcases a blend of Indian and European architecture. Once a royal retreat, the fort is famous for its Madhavendra Bhawan which is adorned with intricate frescoes. With tales of haunted pasts and majestic architecture, it also attracts history buffs. It is the perfect spot to watch the sunset or explore Rajasthan's royal heritage.

Jal  Mahal

Jal Mahal, the Water Palace, is a stunning architectural marvel situated in the midst of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur. Built in the 18th century, its unique feature is the single exposed story, showcasing exquisite Rajput and Mughal styles. Nestled against the backdrop of the Aravalli hills, the palace offers a tranquil and picturesque setting. Surrounded by water, Jal Mahal creates a mesmerizing reflection during sunrise and sunset, making it a prominent cultural and natural landmark in Rajasthan's Pink City.

City Palace

In the heart of Jaipur stands the City Palace, a marvel of architecture. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century, it is a grand complex of courtyards, buildings, and gardens. This palace showcases the royal heritage of Jaipur, blending Rajputana and Mughal architecture. 

Albert Hall Museum

The Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is a splendid architectural gem, showcasing a diverse collection of artifacts, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts. Built-in 1887, it combines Indo-Saracenic and European architectural styles. The museum provides a rich cultural experience, narrating the history and artistry of Rajasthan.

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Which are the famous places to see in Jaipur?

1. City PalaceThis magnificent palace was constructed somewhere between 1729 and 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh. The Mubarak Mahal and the Chandra Mahal make up the palace complex, the latter of which is now a museum housing handicrafts products and other items that display the rich heritage of the Rajputs.

It is an excellent example of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, with a few remnants of European architecture as well. From here, you can catch a glorious view of the Pink City.

Location: Tulsi Marg, Gangori Bazar, J.D.A. Market, Pink City.
Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM, 7 PM to 10 PM.
Price: Rs 200(palace view), Rs 500(museum).

2. Amber Fort
Built-in 1592 by Jai Singh I, this magnificent marble and sandstone structure is a perfect blend of Indian and Mughal architecture. You can ride up to the fort in an elephant and feel like royalty as you marvel at its intricate architecture.

In the evening, you can enjoy the brilliant light and sound show at the Public Audience Hall. Here, you can also find a temple dedicated to Sila Devi and a restaurant called 1135 AD where you can enjoy some delicious local cuisine.

Location: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur.
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM.
Price: Rs 25.

3. Nahargarh Fort
This magnificent defensive fort built on the Aravali hills overlooks the cities of Jaipur and Amer. From here, you can catch a stunning view of the cities which makes it a popular picnic spot for the locals.

The fort walls extend over the hills and connect with the Jaigarh Fort lying in the distance. Standing on these walls, you can witness a beautiful sunset, whilst being surrounded by rich history all around. This fort, along with Amer fort and Jaigarh fort acted as the defensive ring for the city of Jaipur in the past.

Location: Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur.
Timings: 9 AM to 4:30 PM.
Price: Rs 85.

4. Jaigarh Fort
This defensive fort is home to the largest cannon-on-wheels in the entire world. Characterised by imposing watchtowers and massive impounding walls built with red sandstone, Jaigarh fort’s architecture is somewhat similar to the Amer fort.

Inside, you can find ancient granaries and water reservoirs, as well as a modern museum housing the weapons used in past wars. This fort was once the pride of Rajput rulers and stood as a symbol of their military prowess. From here, you can catch a beautiful view of the Lake Palace.

Location: Devisinghpura, Amer.
Timings: 10 AM to 5:30 PM.
Price: Rs 200.

5. Hawa Mahal
A stunning example of Rajasthani architecture, Hawa Mahal is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jaipur. Constructed in 1799 by Sawai Pratap Singh, the English translation of its name is ‘Palace of the Winds’, and this is owing to the fact that it has 953 windows that provide ample ventilation from all sides.

In the olden days, the royal Rajput ladies used to observe life outside the palace through the window latticework. The pillars and overhanging coverings feature floral carvings in the authentic Rajputana style.

Location: Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur.
Timings: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Price: Rs 50.

6. Jal Mahal
The jewel of Jaipur city, Jal Mahal sits in the middle of the Mansagar Lake, and presents a magnificent sight, especially during the night. It is an 18th-century fort built by Maharaja Jai Singh as a summer retreat and a hunting lodge.

Inside the palace, prepare to get mesmerized by the sweet smell of Jasmine flowers and the intricately decorated hallways. This place is also a favourite spot for migratory birds like the blue-tailed bee-eater, the white-browned wagtail, and the grey heron.

Location: Amer Rd, Jal Mahal, Amer, Jaipur.
Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM.
Price: Rs 50.

7. Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jantar Mantar is one of the largest observatories in the world with the largest sundial. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who held a keen interest in subjects like astronomy, philosophy, and architecture.

There are several geometric devices kept at this observatory using which one can measure time and observe the constellations. Architects and astronomers visit this place to check out these fascinating astrological instruments. It is a UNESCO world heritage site featuring the fusion of various 18th-century cultures.

Location: Gangori Bazar, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur.
Timings: 9 AM to 4:30 PM.
Price: Rs 40.

8. Albert Hall Museum
At the old city gates stand the Albert Hall Museum, flanked by the Ram Niwas Gardens. This stunning building features an Indo-Saracenic architectural style that is quite unique and brilliant.

Built in 1887, this museum is a great centre for exploring Rajasthani culture and art. It holds several paintings from different regions in India, along with an Egyptian mummy that is a popular attraction at this place. Albert Hall Museum also holds festivals, rallies, and concerts every now and then.

Location: Gangori Bazar, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur.
Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM and 7 PM to 10 PM.
Price: Rs 40.

9. Galtaji: 
Galtaji is a major Hindu pilgrimage centre in the Aravalli hills which features a temple surrounded by natural springs and lush green vegetation filling up seven sacred water tanks. The remote location of this temple, it's magnificent pavilions, and intricate architecture makes it a sight to behold.

Inside the temple, there are shrines dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Surya, Brahma, and Rama. According to an old legend, the great poet Tulsidas wrote a part of Ramcharitmanas, the epic Awadhi poem at this temple.

Location: Shri Galta Peetham, Galva Ashrama, Jaipur.
Timings: 5 AM to 9 PM.

10. Birla Temple
Tourists all over the world favour the Birla Temple in Jaipur because of its magnificent architecture, detailed carvings, and the dazzling LaxmiNarayan idol. The temple is a majestic structure built entirely out of white marble, with its inner walls depicting various mythological events.

On the outer walls, you can find carvings of many religious leaders, thinkers, and philosophers like Confucius, Buddha, Christ, Zarathustra, and Socrates. In the evening, you can catch a stunning view of the city from here.

Location: Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur.
Timings: 5 AM to 11:30 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM.

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What are the best things to do in Jaipur?

1. Village Jeep SafariFeel like a real Rajput Maharaja as you explore the local villages near Jaipur on a jeep. Along the way, you will see agriculture farms, occupations, village houses and the rural life of the locals as you visit the local panchayats and schools.

This is a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture, sipping masala tea and gossiping with the villagers about their daily lives. In the villages, you can have a fun time playing tyre rolling and cricket with the kids.

Location: Amer Palace Road, Narsingh Colony, Amer, Jaipur.
Timings: 8 AM to 11 AM and 5 PM to 7 PM.
Price: Rs 1116.

2. Leopard Safari: 
The Jhalana Leopard Safari Tour is the perfect opportunity to spot cheetahs and leopards in the wild. This place once used to be the hunting ground for the Rajput royals, and now it is a great place to take a safari in the afternoon.

Spanning an area of around 20 square kilometres, the healthy leopard population here ensures you spot one just after entering the reserve. You will ride in an open-air car with a guide accompanying you.

Location: Apex Cir, Malviya Nagar Industrial Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur.
Timings: 7.00 AM to 9.30 AM & 3.15 PM to 5.45 PM.
Price: Rs 600.

8. Hot Air Balloon Ride: 
One of the best things to do in Jaipur for an adventure enthusiast is to ride a hot air balloon over the city. While up in the air, you can see all the major attractions of Jaipur like the Jantar Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal, and others. It can be a romantic activity to enjoy with your loved one, and you can click several stunning photographs from a bird's eye point of view.

Location: Delhi-Jaipur Road, Shiv Vilas, Jal Mahal, Amber Fort.
Timings: 6 AM to 4 PM.
Price: Rs 7500.

9. Cycling Tour: 
An early morning bicycle ride can be a great way to explore the sightseeing destinations around Jaipur. It is advisable to start the tour at dawn when you can cycle along the lazy paths flanked by trees and farms while being accompanied by a guide.

Along the way, you will get to meet people from different backgrounds and make stops every now and then at a tea shop for refreshments. There are also local temples where you can see the locals offering prayers.

Location: Ramganj Chaupar, Brahampuri, MI Road.
Timings: 6:30 am to 9:30 AM.

10. Paintball: 
If you wish to escape your hectic routine and de-stress while in Jaipur, paintball is indeed a great game to play. You are best off playing this game with your friends, forming teams and shooting each other in some harmless fun.

Flaunt your stylish outfit and challenge your friends while trying to escape being hit. The organisers will provide you with sophisticated German gear and 25-50 paintball pellets. The terrain is pretty exciting and you can take cover and take part in a real-life battle simulation.

Location: Kukas, Jaipur.
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:30 PM.
Price: 510.

11. ATV Ride: 
This thrilling activity involves riding a quad bike and exploring a forest trail for an action-packed experience. These powerful machines can go up to 570cc and travelling the 2000 metre long circuit is a great way to test your riding skills.

These machines are fully automatic and you can operate them easily without any difficulties whatsoever. The instructor will brief you about the safety instructions first and provide you with safety gear, after which you can start your adventure. Witness majestic sand dunes along the way and get to see some exotic animal species as you ride these mean machines.

Location: Kukas, Jaipur.
Timings: 10 am to 5 PM.
Price: Rs 756.

12. Zip Lining: 
This thrilling activity involves you being harnessed to a wire, as you slide fast over a terrain. The Aravalli Hills near Jaipur offers the perfect opportunity for this activity.

Here, you can cross the valley and catch some stunning sights while being tied to a rope for about 30 minutes. Since you will be 50 feet above the ground, the instructor will first tell you about the safety guidelines and provide you with a helmet.

Location: Kukas, Jaipur.
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:30 PM.
Price: Rs 510.

13. Bhuteshwar Nath Trek: A
part from its rich cultural heritage and bright colours, Jaipur also offers unparalleled natural sight. You can catch such a sight by trekking to the Bhuteshwar Nath temple for an adventurous as well as a spiritual experience.

After walking through the green trails of the ancient Aravallis, you will reach the temple. The path through the woods is quite exciting and not too difficult for those who are not experienced trekkers. You will receive refreshments and a guide along the way.

Location: Vidyadhar Nagar, Jaipur.
Timings: 24 hours.
Price: Rs 790.

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When is the best time to visit Jaipur?

The best time to visit is during the winter months when the weather is quite pleasant. The period between November and February is the most popular time for tourists to visit this beautiful city.

Jaipur has a hot and dry climate with the summers and springs being unbearably hot. The monsoon here is intense but does not last long.

How to reach Jaipur?

You can reach Jaiour by Air, rail as well as road. If you are travelling by air, you need to catch a flight to Sanganer airport which is close to Jaipur. You can get direct flights from Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Delhi.

The RSRTC runs deluxe and Volvo buses between the neighbouring cities and Jaipur. 
Travelling by train is one of the most convenient ways to reach Jaipur as it has its own Railway Station. So you can use those options as well.

What are the best public transport modes to commute around Jaipur?

If you wish to travel short distances within the city, auto rickshaws are a great option if you know how to haggle for the fare. Alternatively, you can hire a radio taxi or a car to travel around the city and for sightseeing. These cabs charge based on the distance travelled. Public buses, E-rickshaw as well as cabs all are available in Jaipur.

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What is famous in Jaipur to buy?

Your vacation in Jaipur won’t be complete without doing some shopping at the local markets. Jaipur is famous for its jewellery and you can get kundan, silver, and gold jewellery at various shops around the city. You can also buy Lehariya sarees with attractive designs at affordable prices. Other items include Mojris, bangles, blue pottery, miniature paintings, and dupattas.

How many days do I need in Jaipur?

You can explore all the attractions in and around Jaipur in about three days or so. This will give you enough time to cover all the temples, forts, and natural attractions. But if you want a more relaxed tour, then you should increase the number of days to 5.

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Is Jaipur or Udaipur better?

While Jaipur is an extremely popular tourist attraction that is often crowded, Udaipur is more laid back and offers a peaceful ambience. If you are someone who doesn’t like too much noise, then Udaipur is a better choice for you.

On the other hand, if you wish to witness the grand forts and palaces, traditional culture, indulge in shopping as well as experience a great nightlife then you should opt for Jaipur.

How much does a trip to Jaipur cost?

A week’s trip in jaipur can cost you around 8000-10000 INR. While vacationing in Jaipur you can expect to spend about 1257 Rupees each day. Average per day cost for meals in Jaipur is around 317 Rupees and that for transport is 103 Rupees. The weekly cost for two people is close to 17,605 Rupees.

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Is it safe to walk around Jaipur?

Jaipur is a safe city for women but a few unpleasant incidents do happen from time to time for which you should be careful. It is best not to venture alone at night, especially to the quieter parts of the city. Travel in company whenever possible and don’t get too friendly with strangers.

Is Jaipur safe for tourists?

Violent crimes in Jaipur are extremely rare but petty crimes do occur around here. So you should be mindful of your belongings and travel in company whenever possible. Pickpockets roam around the crowded areas of the city and you should avoid these areas if possible. Otherwise locals are friendly and you will not face any issues while exploring the city.

Why was Jantar Mantar built in Jaipur?

Jantar Mantar was built in Jaipur to predict the movements of the planets, earth, and the sun, along with predicting the accurate time. The place has a wide array of astronomical instruments that astronomers use to study the planets. Jantar Mantar is also famous for housing the largest sundial in the world.

Can we go inside Jal Mahal, Jaipur?

No, visitor entry is not allowed in the Jal Mahal.  Jal Mahal, also known as the water palace, is a magnificent blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. You can enjoy the view of the beautiful palace from a boat in the lake.

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Which are the famous forts in Jaipur?

1. Amber Fort: Located on top of a steep hill, the Amber Fort is a magnificent structure made of marbles and red sandstone. Here you can witness the perfect fusion of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The climate here is cool and pleasant because of the Maota Lake at the base of the fort.

2. Jaigarh Fort: This is an ancient defensive fort where you get to see water reservoirs and granaries dating back to the 18th century. The major attraction here is the Jaivana cannon, which is the largest cannon in the world.

3. Nahargarh Fort: Built by Jai Singh II, the Nahargarh Fort is an imposing presence in the Aravalli Hills. This fort has long walls extending over the hills and joining the Jaigarh Fort. The fort used to be the shelter for British wives during the sepoy mutiny.

4. City Palace: This 18th-century palace is a remarkable example of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Inside the palace, there is a museum containing relics of the past.

There are decorated chambers with chandeliers and miniature paintings from the Mughal and Rajput eras. Other attractions include a large urn used for carrying holy water and the beautiful peacock motifs near the entrance.

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Which are the UNESCO world heritage sites in Jaipur?

1. Jantar Mantar: One of the largest observatories in the whole world, Jantar Mantar is famous for its huge sundial, as well as other instruments for observing constellations and measuring the time. If you are keen about architecture and astronomy, visiting this place is a must.

2. Hawa Mahal: This stunning palace is famous for its 953 windows through which cool winds blow at all times. It is a five-storey building with slopes instead of stairs connecting the floors. It is a place to witness fascinating architecture and learn about the rich culture and history of Rajasthan.

3. Jal Mahal: While in Jaipur, you must visit the famous Jal Mahal which lies in the midst of a pristine lake. It has wonderfully decorated hallways and is a great example of Rajasthani architecture. If you are lucky, you might get to witness several migratory birds near the palace.

4. Govind Dev Ji Temple: An important Hindu pilgrimage site, this temple is a great place to visit if you are a devotee of Lord Krishna. You can usually find a throng of devotees at this place every day. The Krishna idol at this temple is said to closely resemble the original appearance of Lord Krishna.

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Which are the famous havelis in Jaipur?

1. Hotel Mandawa Haveli: This haveli was built by Thakur Bhagwant Singhji in 1896 and is located in the Shekhawati region in Jaipur. The interiors feature jewel-adorned ceilings and beautiful frescos. You will also get to see some locally-crafted wooden furniture that adds to the charm of this place.

2. Patwon Ki Haveli: Guman Chand Patwa, a precious metals and textiles trader built this haveli sometime in the 18th century. The haveli features intricately-decorated wooden ceilings and mud floors that keep the building cool and comfortable. Adding to the beauty of the place are the sandstone paintings located inside.

3. Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli: Maharawal Bairisal built this haveli back in 1885, which features different types of architectures on either side. This is due to a conflict among the architects during the construction of the building. Inside this place, you will find window lattices and intricate designs in floral patterns.

4. Alsisar Mahal: Built by the Kachawa clan, this haveli is now a heritage hotel where many cultural shows take place. You can witness puppet shows and traditional dances at this haveli.

5. Char Chowk Haveli: This haveli in Laxmangarh is a great monument with beautiful carvings and paintings on the walls. You can gather a lot of information about the royal days at this place.

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How is the nightlife of Jaipur?

1. Bar Palladio: This bar in Narain Niwas Palace features stunning interiors with Mughal-style Indian motifs adorning every corner. The blend of white and turquoise colours create a regal yet fresh atmosphere. You must try out the unique and refreshing drinks offered at this place, for a relaxing evening.

2. Shikaar Bagh: Located right next to Bar Palladio, this restaurant cum bar attempts to replicate the olden days of Rajpur royal glory. With its wooden and leather interiors, Shikaar Bagh gives you the feeling of being inside an old hunting lodge of the Maharajas. It also features an extensive multi cuisine menu for food and a wide range of drinks as well.

3. 1135 AD: Located in Amer Road, 1135 AD presents a breathtaking ambience and grandeur. Jaipur’s rich culinary heritage is preserved in the kitchens of this restaurant. The private dining space at 1135 AD is perfect for romantic candle light dinners.

4. Steam: This is a restaurant cum bar that sits inside a steam engine. The gourmet menu at this place is something all foodies will appreciate. You should try out the Falafel wrap, pizza calzone, sangria, and mocktails at this place.

5. Padao: Padao is an open air restaurant located inside the Nahargarh fort. The Rs 50 entry fee covers the complimentary drink offered at this place. You also get all kinds of snacks and cocktails at this place.

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Which are the famous heritage resorts in Jaipur?

1. The Oberoi Rajvilas: One of the best heritage resorts in Jaipur, the Oberoi Rajvilas lets you relive the charm of the Rajput times. Inside the resort, you will find modern amenities, colourful fountains, picturesque gardens, ancient temples, and exquisite havelis. You can arrange for elephant safari and block printing activities at this heritage resort.

2. Umaid Bhawan Heritage House: This classy heritage resort features extravagant dining areas, clear swimming pools, and state-of-the-art amenities. There is a souvenir shop where you can get a keepsake, and a lounge bar to enjoy some drinks. Activities here include a puppet show, folk dance, and desert safari.

3. Shahpura House: Shahpura House features a rich blend of Indian, Rajasthani, and Mughal architecture. It provides modern accommodations while adhering to tradition. Inside the resort, there are 65 large suites and rooms featuring all modern amenities like minibar, electronic safe, and wifi.

4. Naila Bagh Palace: Located in central Jaipur, Naila Bagh resort boasts of authentic Rajasthani culture. Built in the 1870s, this resort has deluxe rooms, royal suites, and Maharaja suites. All the rooms have a traditional Rajasthani ambience and architecture. While here, you can visit the massage centre for a relaxing massage, take a dip in the swimming pool or rent a car.

Which are the best resorts to stay in Jaipur?

There are endless resorts and hotels in Jaipur, depending on your budget you can choose any but some of the most luxurious and best in quality resorts in Jaipur are listed below:

- The Oberoi Rajvilas: Staying in a Haveli is not only royal but also rewarding when the best name in the hospitality industry is at your service. The Oberoi Raj vilas are sprawled over a land of 32 acres caving a 200year old Shiva temple inside.

- Le Meridien: It has a fortress-like appearance which is loaded with modern amenities and luxuries.

- Jai Mahal Palace: This is one of the remarkable properties in the whole Jaipur which dates back to the 18th century and provides a palace stay with 100 odd rooms.

- Hotel Clerks Amer: It is situated atop a hillock and with rooms that have splendid view of the green forest nearby, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Is desert camping available in Jaipur?

Yes. Around 20 to 25 KM off Kukus- Charparadi Road from Jaipur, there are several desert campsites which offer tented accommodation in a deserted setting. However, Jaipur is semi deserted land and hence, for a better camping adventure head to Jaisalmer, Jodhpur or Bikaner.

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What are the famous markets of Jaipur and what can be brought from there?

Shopping in Jaipur is an exciting affair since the city is home to unique and traditional items which are sold in many markets of the cities like:

- Tripolia Bazaar: Shop for precious stones & gems, semi-precious stones, and handmade traditional jewelries.
- Johari Bazaar: This market is known for its lac jewelry and colorful bangles.
- Sireh Deori Bazaar: It is situated opposite to Hawa Mahal and you can buy leather shoes, knickknacks,puppets and various items.
- Nehru Bazaar: Buy multi-colored traditional jootis and clothes in this street market on reasonable prices that can be negotiated.
- Bapu Bazaar: Use your bargain skills in buying textiles and Jaipuri Jootis in Bapu Bazaar.
- Mirza Ismail Road (MI road): Shop for colorful pottery work and wooden souvenir, which dates back to the days of the Rajputs.

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Why is jaipur known as Pink city?

This name owes to the rich cultural heritage of Jaipur. Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the whole city in Pink to welcome the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria in 1876 and since then, Jaipur is called as Pink City which is not only the capital of Rajasthan but also the largest city in the state.

Where is the famous Hawa Mahal of Jaipur located? And what are its timings of visit?

The address of Hawa Mahal is Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002. The fort is open to visitors from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Where can I enjoy light and sound show in Jaipur?

In the evening at 7.30 pm (English) and at 8 pm (Hindi) light show can be enjoyed at Amer Fort.

Can one opt for elephant ride in Amber Fort of Jaipur? And how much does it cost?

Amber Fort Elephant safari in Jaipur is one of the fun things you can indulge in. The cost for 2 is INR 900 (approx.) and then entry tickets to the fort can be obtained at INR 25, if you are an Indian national and students can get at INR 10. The camera charges are exclusive.

Which are the famous museums in Jaipur?

The region is endowed with ancient ruins and monuments but the large number of Museums in the Jaipur city is a well kept secret of the place.

- The City Palace Museum: It occupies almost one-seventh of the city’s total area and is the most visited museum of Jaipur.
- Albert Hall Museum: It was built in the year 1868 by Swaraj Ram Singh 11 and has a wide array of intriguing exhibits.
- Dolls Museum: It displays a wide array of dolls dressed in the State’s traditional costumes which reflects the cultures of different states of India.
- Jaipur Wax Museum: It is situated inside the heritage palace of Nahargarh Fort that exhibits 30 wax statues of renowned celebrities around the world.

Jaipur Reviews

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Reviewed: 01 Jan 2024
Have travelled to all the major places of Rajasthan. My itinerary was planned well. I was provided with a car to pick up from the Jaipur airport itself. There were no issues either at check-in or while at check-out in the hotels provided. Hotel rooms were fair enough for the price. Support team was ... Read More
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Reviewed: 02 Feb 2023
Trip was nicely planned. All destination were covered. Enjoyed a lot !! Thanks for the wonderful experience.
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Pankaj Patware
Reviewed: 21 Nov 2022
Thank you Thrillophilia for all arrangements and making our trip memorable!! It was not just a sightseeing tour, we learned a lot about our history, culture and heritage. Transportation was excellent.
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Arpita Patil
Reviewed: 09 Dec 2023
This was my first & best trip with Thrillophilla to Rajasthan. Team Thrillophilla was very supportive & approachable every time throughout the trip too. Akshay Sharma explained the trip inclusion, exclusions & every other details of the trip very well. My Rajasthan trip included Jaipur, Ajmer , Push... Read More
Arpita Patil
Arpita Patil
Arpita Patil
Arpita Patil
Arpita Patil
Arpita Patil
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Smita Girish Khamankar
Reviewed: 04 Dec 2023
I went with my husband on Rajasthan trip with thrillophilia. I must say they have planned very well and all services were upto the mark. Driver was knowledgeable. Special  thanks to Nitin Joshi our on ground experience officer who was available every possible time for our queries. Best part of our t... Read More
Smita Girish khamankar
Smita Girish khamankar
Smita Girish khamankar
Smita Girish khamankar
Smita Girish khamankar
Smita Girish khamankar
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Marco Garita
Reviewed: 28 Oct 2022
Tus trip around Rajasthan was out of this world, from the moment I decided to connect with Thrillophilia until I was dropped off at the airport, and even the post service was really good. The sales team was really helpful and help me to organise things based on my preferences and availability, they ... Read More
Marco Garita
Marco Garita
Marco Garita
Marco Garita
Marco Garita
Marco Garita
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