Rajasthali resort & Destinations
A colorful amalgamation of the old and the new mingle in Jaipur. Here you will come across a multitude of forts and palaces as well as urban neighborhoods and shopping areas. And exploring these attractions offers a range of fun things to do in Jaipur.
Jaipur, the Pink City, is essentially located in the heart of Rajasthan. Cited as a UNESCO Heritage City, Jaipur is home to some of the finest architecture, awe-inspiring history and exquisite shopping areas where one can find everything ranging from the finest local marksmanship to stunning pieces of jewelry and others. When in Jaipur, the term ‘Khamma Ghani’ is not just a ‘Welcome’, but rather a ‘Welcome to the Heart of Rajasthan!’
Visit the evening fanfare of Jal Mahal!
Admire the exotic architectural styles that combine both Mughal and Rajput characteristics at Jal Mahal or Water Palace in Jaipur. This fort is like a jewel nestled among the Nahargarh hills and situated on the Mansagar Lake. It was built as a summer resort for the royal family and was used to host duck-hunting parties. Enjoy the quaint early evening fanfare at the banks of the fort as you see the sun setting behind the Lake.
Watch the sunrise at Nahargarh Fort!
Experience the astounding sunrise from the peak of Jaipur or witness the unique combination of Indian and European architectural styles at the grand Nahargarh fort. According to local legend, Nahar Singh Bhomia was a Rathore prince who was not happy with the construction of this fort on his land and haunted the place. Jai Singh who was building the fort then pacified his spirit by dedicating the fort in his name.
Ride an elephant at the Amer Fort!
One of the most fun things to do in Jaipur is to go on an elephant ride exploring the cobbled paths and large gateways of the Amer Fort. Blending Rajput and Hindu artistic elements, Amer Fort was built in the 16th century by Raja Shri Maan Singh Ji Saheb.
Shop till you drop at Johri Bazaar!
Go crazy shopping at Jaipur where you will be able to find the most authentic and traditional Rajasthani jewellery and clothes. Buy precious gemstones at Johari Bazaar, pick up lac jewelry at Tripolia Bazaar, shop for marble sculptures at Chandpol Bazaar and get some amazing deals on wooden souvenirs and colorful handicrafts at Mirza Ismail Road (MI. Road). You can also pick up Rajasthani jootis and blue pottery at Nehru Bazaar and mojari shoes and leather products at Bapu Bazaar.
Experience Jaipur from an Eagle’s view!
Drift over the Pink City in a hot air balloon and experience the mesmerizing views of the forts and palaces nestled among the Aravalli ranges. Enjoy the plethora of colors and sounds of this city from up above.