Travel to Jaipur on this full-day tour from New Delhi. You will gain appreciation of the distinctive culture, cuisine, architecture, and history of Jaipur. Customize your time in the Pink City to best suit your interests, with the assistance of your experienced guide. Enjoy the convenience of hotel or airport transfer by a professional driver and a delicious buffet lunch on this private tour.
Your car service will arrive between 5am and 6am to pick you up at your Delhi hotel or from the airport. Leave New Delhi to head towards Jaipur. Travel approximately 193m (310km), which takes about five hours. Stop at Amer Fort, just 6.8m (11km) outside Jaipur. There you will meet your tour guide.
Enjoy a jeep ride up the hill to the entrance of Amer Fort. Marvel at the combination of traditional Hindu artistry at the palace complex, bright white marble accenting the stunning colors of yellow and pink sandstone, lush gardens, and the backdrop of Maota Lake. It is easy to understand why this is one of the most popular attractions in the area.
Following your visit to the Amer Fort, you will continue on to the Pink City of Jaipur. You will head directly to the Palace of the Winds, Hawa Mahal. Learn about the palace's history and how it was built to provide the ladies of the palace with a discreet opportunity to view the comings and goings on the city streets. Then, it is time for you to enjoy a scrumptious lunch. Served buffet-style, there is something to suit everyone's taste and satisfy your appetite.
Continue your Jaipur tour with a visit to the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces, which are part of the palace complex. This impressive complex continues to serve as the residence of the Maharaja. Then, you will go to the Jantar Mantar Monument, a UNESCO World Hertiage Site. Marvel at this architectural masterpiece built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II. The instruments of this observatory are considered among the best preserved and date back to the 18th century. Gain insight into the scientific and cultural importance of Jantar Mantar.
As you leave Jaipur, it is time to stop at Jal Mahal, approximately 2.5m (4km) north of the city. Built in the center of Man Sagar Lake, the Water Palace is an architectural masterpiece of the 18th century. Appearing to effortlessly float on top of the blue waters of Man Sagar, the pale stone walls of the palace create a serene visual that will capture your imagination and inspire. There is no better way to end your time in Jaipur. Head back to Delhi at 6pm, with a sense of wonder and amazement. Arrive back at your Delhi hotel around 10pm.