A trail through Jaipur with 'sculptors' of the local culture

A trail through Jaipur with 'sculptors' of the local culture
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Guided walking tour of Jaipur’s famous blocks, engaging with artisans, craftsmen & traders along with visiting residents of historic homes. In this 2.5-hour tour of the art and antiquities, you will be guided by a city explorer for a true-blue experience of the local culture and heritage. Opportunity to explore the 'chowkries' which house artisans, craftsmen and the traders of Jaipur. A peek into the rich culture and heritage of the Pink city through visiting the homes of local historical families.
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In Brief

Location:
Jaipur, India
Country:
India
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily
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Stop At: Bapu Bazar, Bapu Bazaar Road, Jaipur 302001 India

One of the historic chowkries in the 18th, century planned city of Jaipur, the block has an association with the trader communities with its havelis, temples, public buildings, and craft areas it is a unique representation of the living heritage of the city. Surrounded by impressive city walls and rectangular blocks known as Chowkries, the historic city of Jaipur was built according to principles of  Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu architectural treatise. Explore these hidden Chowkries which houses many notable havelis, temples, historic buildings, and crafts.

This carefully designed walking tour provide an excellent opportunity to learn about the local way of life. During the tour; interact with the local communities  and hear exciting stories of the past, witness some of the city most popular art and craft activities and visit  private historic homes to meet  residents who have been living here for many generations. This 2.5 hours tour is well of the beaten track ideal for guest who wishes to learn about Jaipur beyond its tourist sights and monuments

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Visit to historic temples
  • Local guide
  • Photography (unless otherwise mentioned by the guide)
  • Tea & snacks with local family
  • Temple donations
  • Food sampling
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Any additional services provided

Departure Point

Golcha Cinema, Jaipur

Returns To

Rajasthan School of Arts, Kishanpole Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

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

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In Brief

Location:
Jaipur, India
Country:
India
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily