Travel to Jaipur, the Pink City of India, and you'll see why it is one of the most frequently visited tourist destinations in Rajasthan India. Founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Jaipur is nestled between the Aravalli Hills. Some of the many tourist attractions in Jaipur are the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Central Museum, Maota Lake, Albert Museum, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort. You can see these fascinating sights when you travel to Jaipur in Rajasthan India.
Jaipur is also famous for its arts and crafts. Tourists travel to Jaipur when they visit Rajasthan India and enjoy shopping in the traditional markets in Jaipur. Jaipur is famous for fabrics that are embroidered, and dyed with A traditional tie and dye method known as Bandhani. Bandhej fabrics are dyed using carved wooden blocks and vegetable dyes for Block Printing. An astounding range of jewelry, paintings, furniture and other handicraft items are on offer at the shopping plazas and craft emporia in Jaipur.
Travel Destinations in Jaipur
City Palace Jaipur: The City Palace is a perfect blend of Rajasthani and Mughal Art, Culture & Architecture. A large area parted into a series of gardens, courtyards and buildings define the City Palace. The City Palace in Jaipur includes a museum with an exclusive collection of Rajasthani costumes, miniature paintings and carpets and an armory of Mughal and Rajput weaponry.
Jantar Mantar: Built by Sawai Jai Singh, the royal observatory of Jaipur is the largest stone observatory in the world. Situated near the entrance gate of City Palace in Jaipur; it is an architectural and scientific marvel of India as well as the world.
Hawa Mahal: A creation shaped in 1799 A.D.; the Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds is a five storey building hued in pink with semi octagonal and delicately honey combed sandstone windows. Meant for the queens and the palace maids; it used to permit them to watch the royal processions passing through the roads without being noticed by anybody.
Amber Fort: Perched high on a hillock near the Pink City of India, Amber Fort is a fort-palace in Rajasthan that captivates the attention of the tourists. The Amber Fort is a fantastic blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture in India. Dating back to the 16th century, it was built by Raja Man Singh. The most distinguishing feature of this fort is the adventurous Elephant ride/safari, up to the main gate of the fort which makes your tour quite memorable.
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|Camel Safari in Rajasthan|
11 days/ 10 nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Lathi - Dalasar – Mulana – Zarat - Jaisalmer – Delhi
|Rajasthan Heritage Tour|
15 nights / 16 days
Samode - Nawalgarh - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Kanota - Agra - Delhi
|Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan|
14 nights / 15 days
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Sawai Madhopur - Kota - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Rohet - Jodhpur - Pushkar - Nawalgarh - Neemrana - Delhi
|Golden Triangle and Rajasthan Tour|
7 days/ 6 nights
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Pushkar
|Rajasthan Wildlife Tour|
15 Nights/ 16 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore Tiger Park - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Chitrakoot - Varanasi - Delhi
|Royal Rajasthan Tour|
21 days/ 20 nights
Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Khuri - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bundi - Pushkar - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra