Beautiful Pink City Of Royal Families - Jaipur
Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building color. At the center of its stately street grid (notable in India) stands the opulent, collonaded City Palace complex, which today houses several museum collections of textiles and art.
Same Day Beautiful Pink City Of Royal Families Tour Itinerary Detail
Arrive in Delhi. Meet your representative and drive to Jaipur - which is known as the “pink city” for the abundance of pink plastered stone used to build its massive forts, magnificent palaces and exquisite temples. Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II,
Morning is a good time to climb up to Amber Fort on an Elephant Safari (subject to availability). Amber Fort - The classical romantic Rajasthan Fort palace. It’s construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by his descendant Jai Singh-I.
We spend the afternoon in the city to visit City Palace - the former Royal residence part of it converted into a museum. . In the city palace of the Maharaja still resides today. The tour through the different rooms, halls and courtyards gives you a vivid impression of the wealth of the ruling family.
Visit Jantar Mantar - which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, the observatory has 17 large astronomical instruments that includes the world’s largest sundial, many of them still in working condition. Jantar Mantar, the observatory is fully furnished with period instruments. You learn about the functioning of the individual instruments
Later we proceed to visit Hawa Mahal - the literal meaning of Hawa Mahal is Palace of Winds, with its ornately screened windows that allowed the women of the palace to gaze out onto the street unobserved. Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799.
Afterwards you can also walk through the busy market streets of Jaipur.
You will have an opportunity to admire the Indian countryside on a five-hour chauffeured drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival check in to hotel for overnight stay.
In time as per your flight / train schedule you will be driven to airport / railway station for your onward destination.
“Sweet Memories with Happy Tour Ending”