Private Full-Day Jaipur Tour With Amber Fort

Private Full-Day Jaipur Tour With Amber Fort
from AUD $82.40
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Enjoy the unparalleled beauty of Jaipur, which dazzles the eye of a tourist with several architectural landmarks, stylish monuments, palaces, forts, museums and colorful bazaars during this 8-hour private day tour.

Group Maximum: 12 Travelers
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In Brief

Location:
Jaipur, India
Country:
India
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Step back in time on a history tour
Led by a local guide
Overview
Important InfoInfo
Pricing
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8am and start the excursion by visiting Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state. Perched on a hill some 11km from Jaipur, and nestling among the Aravalli Hills, is the historic fort-palace of Amber. Set in a picturesque background, the splendid Amber Fort was built in 1600 by Raja Man Singh, commander-in-chief of the Mughal army during Akbar's reign and certainly one the greatest general of medieval India. The fort also made the headlines after Independence when it was supposed to be the most likely hiding place of the Kuchwahas' famous lost treasure.

Next, you will be stopping for a few minutes for photography at Jal Mahal and continue to City Palace, Jantar Mantar (observatory), Albert Hall Museum and Ram Niwas Gardens in the afternoon. You will drive past Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) and through the pink rose residential/business areas of Jaipur. City Palace is a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. One of the most important architectural landmarks in Jaipur, this palace complex has numerous buildings, courtyards, impressive gateways and temples. The palace houses Sawai Jai Singh's 7-story 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.

Hawa Mahal-Arguably Jaipur's most acclaimed landmark, which was built in 1799 to enable the ladies of the royal household to watch street processions while remaining in a strict state of purdah. Its 5-story facade, decked with no less than 593 finely screened windows and balconies, makes the building seem far larger than it really is; in fact it is little more than one room thick in most parts. Though the primary source of its appeal is undoubtedly the fantastic honeycomb pink and white face, visitors can go inside by entering from the back to see exactly where the women sat, and take a close look at the detailed stonework. Once the tour is concluded, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Jaipur
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private A/C vehicle

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Photography camera fees
  • Gratuities
  • monuments entrance fees

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Your centrally located hotel in Jaipur, Jaipur Airport, Jaipur railway station or bus station

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

In Brief

Location:
Jaipur, India
Country:
India
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Step back in time on a history tour
Led by a local guide