Places Covered: Hawa Mahal – Amber Fort – Jaigarh Fort – Jal Mahal – City Palace – Jantar Mantar (observatory) – Albert Hall Museum
Jaipur known as ‘Pink City’ of India and the capital of Rajasthan, famous for palaces and temples. Our Jaipur city sightseeing tour will starts from Pink City(Jaipur city) which is a likeable place, which dazzles the eye of a tourist with several architectural landmarks, stylish monuments, palaces, museums, wide avenues and colorful marekets. Though less than 300 years old, the city is already full of mysteries and legends. Jaipur is surrounded by hill top forts such as Amber Fort, Jaigarh and Nahargarh. Enjoy your wonderful discovery of the unparallel beauty of Jaipur by Car and with an honest driver.
Hawa Mahal is the first visit of this awesome Full day trip of Jaipur. Which was built by Maharaja Sawai Singh in the year 1799. The palace is the integral part of the city which literally means the “Palace of Winds”. The Hawa Mahal is the ultimate landmark of the city. Hawa Mahal is the five storied palace which is shaped in the pyramid structure. The Hawa Mahal was having the 953 fine and small casements. Through the small lattice windows of Hawa Mahal the amazing view of the sunlight is seen in the early dawn. This landmark of Jaipur is immortal in the country and is the first tourist attraction for the people.
Amber Fort built in 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Its construction was started by Raja Man Singh but completed by his descendent Jai Singh. Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthan fort palace. Today Amber is the most famous tourist spot of Jaipur sightseeing and a reflection of the glorious past of the fierce Kachwaha Dynasty that ruled over this region from 12th to 18th century.
Jaigarh Fort is a rugged structure built in 1726 by Sawai Jai Singh situated in the north of Jaipur. Its structure is quite similar to Amber Fort. The only exception is that it houses the mighty Jaivana, the largest wheeled cannon in the world and one of the most viewed and popular thing of every tour of Jaipur sightseeing. Other attractions in the Jaigarh Fort include three water tanks, a museum, and breathtaking views of the city below.
The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur lies on the way to Amber and it is at a distance of 6.5 km from the striking city of Jaipur. There are many memorials of the royal families which the tourists can bystander on their way to the palace. The Jal Mahal Palace is the most attractive place in this beautiful Jaipur day trip because it is strategically placed in the centre of the Man Sagar Lake. It is really inspiring to see the first four floors of this fabulous building, which are submerged under the waters of the lake. Only the top floor of this glorious palace is visible to the observers. The lake and the palace offer some of the best views that are simply a feast to the eyes.
Conceived and designed by Jai Singh, the City palace is a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. One of the most important architectural landmark included in your Jaipur sightseeing tour, this palace complex has numerous buildings, courtyards, impressive gateways and temples. The palace houses Sawai Jai Singh’s seven-storey facade Chandra Mahal (“moon palace”), solid marble Mubarak Mahal, the Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience). Chandra Mahal is still the residence of the present royal family.
Jantar Mantar (Observatory)
The magnificent scientific place Jantar Mantar of this Jaipur tour was built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections.
Central Museum (Albert Hall)
Albert Hall is situated in the Ram Niwas Garden at Jaipur City. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces.