Jaipur Day Tour @ Rs. 1300/- per person*:
The major attraction of the city lies in its monumental heritage namely City Palace, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort and Raigarh Fort. The Palace of Wind - Hawa Mahal is an important landmark with its main feature being the 953 windows that were built for the womenfolk to watch processions and activities on the streets, as they observed Purdah. The neat and well-planned roads of Jaipur will lead you to the exposure of the royal Jaipur culture.
Explore the markets that are the testimonials of the mind-boggling block prints and tie-dye prints. From these markets you can buy the local handicrafts that are not available anywhere else. The chance to see people engaged in producing some of the breath-taking prints is in Sanganer Village near Jaipur. Do not miss buying the traditional ethnic jewelery and precious and semi-precious stones that will surely dazzle your eyes. Once you are over with the shopping expedition, savor some of the best cuisine better known as the Rajasthani thali (platter) comprising of unending courses, an ideal serving for a king. If want to feel the real ethnic Rajasthan then Chowki Dhani is a must visit, it is a recreated Rajasthani village, enjoy the various cultural programs, camel rides, puppet shows, handicraft shopping and most delicious Rajasthan cuisine while making a stay in this village resort.
The City palace: In the heart of the old city is the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The palace houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and an armoury of the Mughals and the Rajputs.
Jantar Mantar: A stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singhs five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments and shapes are scientifically designed, represent the high points of medieval Indian astronomy.
Hawa Mahal: Built in 1799 A.D, the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds is a major Rajput landmark. The monument was originally conceived with the aim of enabling ladies of the royal household to watch the everyday life and royal processions of the city.
Amber Fort and Palace: This is situated just over 10 Kms away from Jaipur on the Jaipur- Delhi Highway and was the ancient capital of the Jaipur State. The complex of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples was built over a period of about two centuries. The fort is a striking example of Rajput architecture situated on a hill side and overlooking a lake, which reflects the forts ramparts and terraces.
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