Set in India’s most flamboyant state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a gateway to understanding the alluring history of India. Tracing its origins back to 1727, Jaipur is a colorful amalgamation of the old-world charm and today’s modernity. Enthralling in nature with gems of an attraction, there are several Jaipur tours that you should be a part of, to have a comprehensive experience of the beautifully, majestic city of Jaipur robed in richness.
If you are in the capital of Rajasthan and are wondering what are the ultimate things to do in Jaipur to get the essence of Rajasthan, then this article will help you.
Go on an Elephant and a Camel ride
While there are so many ways to explore Jaipur, the most amazing way is to ride on an Elephant and a Camel. Start with riding on an Elephant to the top of the hill to the iconic structure of the Amer Fort that blends the Rajput and the Mughal artistic elements. As you effortlessly ride on the Elephant along the path leading to the fort, you will release the journey elevates the experience adding more character to it.
Next up, go on a wild adventure to cover the desert landscape of Jaipur by riding on a camel. It doesn’t even come close to any other rides.
Explore the history and the Heritage of Jaipur
‘When you are in Rome, you must do what the Romans do’, similarly, when you are in Jaipur it is a dumb idea to just sit by without exploring its rich heritage and history. Go on a guided tour of the fantastic City Palace adorning with amazing rooms and silver urns, marvel the architecturally splendid Hawa Mahal, soak in the pristine views from the Jal Mahal, reach out to the stars at the fascinating Jantar Mantar, and hike up to the Nahargarh Fort for unparalleled views. Look at the other best Jaipur history & heritage tours.
Taste the authentic local flavor of Jaipur
One of the top things to do while in Jaipur is to taste the exotic flavor of the local cuisine. Featured under the list of best tours in Jaipur, the authentic flavor of Jaipur will keep you tied to the city. While there are so many dishes to try out, here are some of the top things. Enjoy a steaming cup of coffee at the Indian Coffee House, soak in the Rajasthani cultural vibrancy at Chokhi Dhani, for pocket-friendly shakes check the Saras Parlor, choose from the varied cuisine on offer at Ambrosia, and gallop down the sweets from Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar.
Shop at the popular Jaipur Bazaars
No trip is complete without shopping. Choose from the fabulous collection of jewelry at Johari Bazaar, stack your bags with the handicrafts from the Chandpol Bazaar, check out the wooden sculptures & souvenirs at Kishanpol Bazaar, go textile shopping at Bapu Bazaar, and get your hands on the colorful pots on display at the M.I. road.
Enjoy the festivals and nightlife
To understand the true soul of Jaipur, visit the city during the time of the popular festivities of Dhulandi and Kite Festival. Complete with folk dance and dry Gulal, the two festivals are full of color and is an ideal time to befriend the locals. In addition to the festivals, the other place where it’s truly exciting are the late-night pubs in Jaipur. Some of the places you should check are 100% Rock, Blackout, Cocoa house, and Grunge.
Other best Jaipur tours also include flying away in a hot-air balloon and watching your Bollywood movie at Raj Mandir.