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Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. As of 2011, the city had a population of 3.1 million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Jaipur


1 - Jal Mahal

   8 km away

Jal Mahal is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber.

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2 - Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the Zenana, or women's chambers.

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3 - Safaris in Jaipur

Jhalana Panther Safari is a safari dedicated to see one of the most elusive cats of the World: The Panther (Panthera Pardus). It offers a unique wildlife and off roading experience of an urban Jungle with its Wild inhabitants in Safari Vehicle. The Place is unique as it is Rajasthans First Project Leopard Site and also the only conservancy reserve dedicated to Leopards in India. The Reserve is home to over 20 Mammal Species, 160Bird Species, 16 Reptile Species and is very rich in bio-diversity and has some very rare critically ENdangered Tree Species too. Main attractions of the park are Leopards ,Hyenas, Desert Fox, Snake eyed Lacerta, Monitor Lizards, Hanuman Langurs, Blue Bulls, Desert Gerbils etc.

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4 - Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh once formed a strong defense ring for the city.

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5 - Albert Hall Museum

The Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the state museum of Rajasthan, India. The building is situated in Ram Niwas garden outside the city wall opposite New gate and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture.

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6 - Coffee & Tea Tours in Jaipur

Experience the real Jaipur through its food more than just a regular food tour, this is carefully curated cultural and food testing tour. This two hours walking tour offers the best and most unique foods in Jaipur which are highly reviewed by food lovers. Your explorer Guide will present to you the beauty of the city and the traditional bazars of old historic Jaipur. Eat like a local with the best of traditional street food items from street vendors and local shops who have been doing this for many centuries and they are hidden In the off beaten path away from the tourist crowds. See more of Jaipur’s culture and tradition, enjoy walking around classic shopping streets and testing amazing foods of city.

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7 - City Palace, Jaipur

The City Palace, Jaipur was established at the same time as the city of Jaipur, by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727.

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8 - Jaigarh Fort

   10 km away

Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela of the Aravalli range; it overlooks the Amer Fort and the Maota Lake, near Amer in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

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9 - Wildlife Watching in Jaipur

Once a hunting ground for the kings and royals, the Jhalana Leopard Conservation Reserve was opened to public safaris recently. The Conservation Reserve is the host to more than 30 leopards and 5 cubs presently! You also have the opportunity of visiting Shikaar Audhi, the three-storeyed hunting lodge of the Maharajas of Rajasthan, located right in the middle of the conservatory! It also has an animal-spotting platform that you can you enjoy the sunset or the sunrise from! If you wish to visit the Audhi. It spread over 20 square km, boasts of a large population of other wildlife species indigenous to Rajasthan such as the Striped Hyena, the Desert Fox, the Golden Jackal, Blue Bulls, Rhesus Macaque, Bengal Monitor, Porcupines, the Chital, Indian Palm Civets, etc. This experience is a treat for bird watching enthusiasts as well, since the Jhalana Safari Leopard Conservatory boasts of a large population of various bird species like the Indian Pitta, Dusky Eagle, Owl, Spotted Owlet, etc.

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10 - Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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11 - Amber Fort

   10 km away
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12 - Archaeology Tours in Jaipur

Explore India's Golden Triangle on this four-day private tour traveling by air-conditioned vehicle with a local guide. In Delhi, visit Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, and Parliament House. Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, visit Agra’s Red Fort and Baby Taj. In Jaipur, visit Panna Meena Ka Kund (Step well), Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, Palace of Winds, Maharaja's City Palace, and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Three nights of five-star accommodations, breakfasts, transportation, and guided tours are included. You’ll sample local dishes for lunch and dinner on your own, and cover your own monument entrance fees.

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13 - Jawahar Circle Garden

   8 km away
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14 - Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan

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15 - Camping in Jaipur

Indiatourcabs is Well Known tour operators provides comfortable and luxury tour all over Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra at very reasonable price. India tour cabs provides services like one day tour all over Jaipur ,two-three days tour all over Rajasthan like Mount Abu, Sikkar, Jodhpur, also provide services to spend your holidays viewing Delhi, Agra. You can have a Desert safari, wild-life safari with India tour cabs.

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Why should you visit Jaipur ?

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How to visit Jaipur ?

To get to Jaipur, you can fly into the Jaipur International Airport, which is well connected to major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. Additionally, Jaipur is well connected by train and bus services to other parts of the country. It is also easily accessible by car, with the Delhi-Jaipur highway being a popular road trip route.

It's wise to book a few things in advance, particularly if you're traveling during peak tourist season (October to March). This includes accommodation and tickets for popular attractions like the Amber Fort, City Palace, and Hawa Mahal. Booking a guided tour can also help you make the most of your time in the city.

The costs in Jaipur can vary depending on your preferences. Budget travelers can find accommodations for as low as $10 per night, while luxury hotels and resorts can cost upwards of $150. Entrance fees for attractions range from $1 to $15, while meals at local restaurants can be as low as $3 to $5.

There's no shortage of things to do in Jaipur. Some must-visit attractions include:
- Amber Fort: A stunning hilltop fort with a mix of Rajput and Mughal architecture.
- City Palace: A beautiful complex of courtyards, gardens, and buildings, showcasing Jaipur's royal history.
- Hawa Mahal: An iconic pink sandstone structure with hundreds of windows, also known as the "Palace of Winds."
- Jantar Mantar: A UNESCO World Heritage site featuring the world's largest stone sundial and other astronomical instruments.
- Jal Mahal: A picturesque palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.

For an authentic dining experience, try local dishes like Laal Maas (spicy red meat curry) and Gatte ki Sabzi (gram flour dumplings in yogurt sauce) at Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar or Rawat Kachori. For fine dining, head to 1135 AD located in Amber Fort, which serves a delicious fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal cuisine.

In terms of accommodation, Jaipur offers a diverse range of options. For budget travelers, Hathroi Palace and Zostel Jaipur are popular choices. For a more luxurious stay, consider the opulent Rambagh Palace or the chic Fairmont Jaipur.

Off the beaten path: For an unusual travel experience, visit the Panna Meena Ka Kund stepwell located near the Amber Fort. This ancient water storage system is an architectural marvel, featuring symmetrical steps leading down to the water. It's a great spot to escape the crowds and take some stunning photographs. Another hidden gem is the Galtaji Temple complex, situated in a lush green valley and home to several temples, pavilions, and natural springs. It's a serene and peaceful place, perfect for those looking for a spiritual retreat.

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Jaipur: Unanimously recognized thanks to the salmon pink color

Jaipur is a mythical city that evokes the splendor of the maharajahs and the sumptuous Rajput palaces.

This bewitching city, where men and women proudly wear traditional brightly colored clothes, is a must-see on a trip to Rajasthan. Designed according to the architectural precepts of the Vedic era, Jaipur is divided into 9 squares, each corresponding to a planet in Indian astrology. During your stay in Jaipur, do not miss the City Palace, still inhabited by the current maharajah, nor the splendid Palace of the Winds, which was intended for the women of the harem.

Jaipur, the rose, always seduces despite its intense traffic

its incessant hubbub, and its pollution. Wander along the straight avenues, almost all of them dotted with stalls, bazaars specialized by trade and terraces, great places to live. To the south, the Jauhari Bazaar, the jewelers' and cloth market, is one of the busiest centers in the city.
Enter the City Palace, a vast palatial complex. It concentrates the main tourist sights of the city with its superb facade of the Palace of Winds before reserved for the women of the royal harem; the Astronomical Observatory, where stands monumental instruments, like a 27 meters high sundial and the City Palace itself, a mixture of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture.

The superb capital of Rajasthan, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2019

The city is home to several palaces (including the famous Palace of the Winds), forts, temples, gardens, and museums of great interest. With Amber and its fortress nearby, it is a must-see on any trip to Rajasthan.

Jaipur is the third corner of the Golden triangle tour in India

the city occupies this place in the tourist map of India due to many positive factors associated with this city. Connectivity of Jaipur so its Air, Roads, and Railways with other destinations of India are excellent. Jaipur is the ambassador of the rich heritage and folk arts of Rajasthan, so for tourists with limited travel time visiting Jaipur India gives them a glimpse of the colorful culture and magnificent architecture of Rajasthan. Jaipur is known all over the world for its handicrafts of especially blue and jewelry pottery with precious stone inlay work.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Jaipur

Jaipur : What to eat?

All Indian dishes are worth a visit and the advantage of Rajasthan is that it is less spicy than in the South

Try spinach with cheese, rice mixed with chicken and onions, and other meat dishes, very tasty.

Depending on your itinerary and travel budget you may want a large number of transportation options to reach this beautiful pink city.

The roads are in very good condition so procuring private cabs can be a very good choice.
In addition to that are their regular luxury buses and trains coming to Jaipur from major cities of India
You can also opt for air travel which can save enough to bury the travel time of the city which is otherwise very long trips.

When traveling in India choosing the right hotel is a much more complicated process than in any other part of the world.

There are more than 300 hotels in Jaipur at the limits of INR 200 to INR 2,00,000 per night. Get in touch with our tour executive with your accommodation budget and special interest to find the most suitable hotel for your stay in Jaipur India.

The best season to visit Jaipur Rajasthan is from the beginning of September to the end of March.

During this period temperature is moderate with almost no humidity. For the rest of the year, air-conditioned hotels and transportation are recommended.

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