Jaipur Day Tour
Experience India like a Rajput king when you visit the vibrant city of Jaipur. Located in the Golden Triangle tour which includes Agra and New Delhi, Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and a living embodiment of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh the 2nd.
In 1727, he designed this well-planned, modern city to overcome the yearly water scarcity that often occurred in Jaipur. From 1876 onwards, Jaipur was also named the Pink City because it was adorned in the color pink in honor of Prince Albert and Queen Elizabeth II’s arrival.
The city of Jaipur is an explosion on all your senses. First, let your eyes take in the many historical wonders, monuments and forts that are dotted all over Jaipur like Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Jaigarh Fort.
Second, let your nose and tongue breathe in and taste Jaipur’s many famous, mouth-watering delicacies such as daal kachoris, ghewar, tikki, choorma and pheni, to name a few. Lastly, experience the sensation of beautiful textiles, exceptional handicrafts and dazzling jewelry made from precious stones in Jaipur’s famous shopping markets like Bapu Bazaar, Chaura Ratsa, Johari Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar.
A visit to Jaipur is a must on your bucket list!
Itinerary 1 Hawa Mahal - City Palace - Jantar Mantar - Amer Fort
First of all, we visit Hawa Mahal which is a Red & Pink Sandstone palace built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. It is an architectural marvel because of its 953 small windows called jharokhas & a unique honeycomb structure. The next destination is City Palace which was the seat of Jaipur’s Maharaja. It was constructed between 1729 and 1732 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Next spot is Jantar Mantar. It is a collection of 19 astronomical constructions, including the largest sundial in the world. It is UNESCO world heritage site. Amer Fort was originally built by Meenas. It is built up with Red Sandstone & Marble & is a very opulent destination to visit.
Itinerary 2 Jaipur - Bhangarh - Abhaneri
The day starts from Jaipur. Pickup from the hotel will be followed by a road trip to Bhangarh. This place is famous for its ancient ruins & one of the most haunted places in India. Bhangarh is in the Alwar district at the edge of Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan. Experience the historical architecture & ruins of the place & maybe if you’re lucky, you will get to experience something paranormal. Overall, Bhangarh is for the brave hearts & adventurous people. Many old Hindu temples like Shiv Ji, Hanuman Ji, Ganesh Ji & the Gopinath temple are the spots of attraction here. Then we carry on to Abhaneri. This village is near Bandikui, Dausa district in Rajasthan. The famous Chand Baori stepwell is the main point of attraction here. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur. Harshat Mata Temple is also a famous place of worship & tourist attraction in Abhaneri.
Itinerary 3 Jaipur- Ajmer - Pushkar
Jaipur is the starting city. Afterward, we move to Ajmer which is around 135 km from Jaipur. The Dargah Sharif is a sacred place where both Muslims & Hindus appear to make their wishes. It is a Sufi Shrine which has the grave of revered saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Another attraction to visit in Ajmer is the Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, which is a mosque commisioned by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak on orders of invader Muhammad Ghori. It is the oldest monument in Ajmer constructed from destroyed Hindu and Jain temples. Next, we move to Nasiyan Temple and Ana Sagar Lake. Ana Sagar Lake is a beautiful lake in Ajmer which is also its identity. Nasiyan Jain Temple is a famous tourist spot. After this, we take the road on to Pushkar which is nearly 15 km from Ajmer. This place is famous for the one and only Lord Brahma’s temple. This temple was built in the 14th Century & is one of the only temples of Lord Brahma in India. There is a restriction on the consumption of Non-Vegetarian food in the city.
Itinerary 4 Jaipur - Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)
This tour is going to be the one which will send you in the lap of nature. Starting from Jaipur, you will visit Bharatpur which is around 185 km by road. Keoladeo National Park / Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is a very picturesque place to visit for bird & nature lovers. Around 366 species of birds, 50 of fishes, 379 floral species will truly mesmerize any nature enthusiast. That’s not it. Keoladeo National Park has various species of snakes, turtles, lizards and other amphibians & invertebrates. Waterfowls can be found here which visit the park each year for breeding & wintering. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is a rich & famous spot for bird lovers with a variety of birds migrating & breeding here. Overall, your sightseeing experience is sure to be delightful. Afterward, you return back to Jaipur & spend leisure time at the hotel.
Itinerary 5 Jaipur - Shekhawati
Jaipur to Shekhawati is around 180 km by road. You will be picked up from your hotel in Jaipur & follow on with a road trip to Shekhawati. This place is located at the northeastern part of Rajasthan. It is famous for its rich heritage & culture. “Open air art gallery” is the name which is assigned to Shekhawati for its Fresco paintings & beautiful architectures. There are many interesting towns to visit in Shekhawati like Fatehpur, Sikar, Ramgarh, Khandela, Jhunjhunu etc. You can experience the rich culture of Rajasthan in these places & also meet the local people. Delicious Rajasthani food also awaits you. After the trip, you will return back to Jaipur & spend the time at your hotel.
Itinerary 6 Jaipur - Ranthambore
Your day will start in Jaipur & you will be picked up for the tour. You will travel to Ranthambore by road. Ranthambore is a very famous National Park in Rajasthan. It is especially known as a Tiger reserve with lots of species of flora & fauna. It lies near the Sawai Madhopur district & is about 170 km of Jaipur. This national park sees a lot of tourists throughout the year. If you’re lucky enough, you will catch the glimpse of Tigers in Ranthambore. After a delightful sightseeing tour, you will return back to Jaipur.