Also known as the "Pink City" of India, Jaipur is renowned for its bazaars, forts, temples, palaces, museums, and wildlife sanctuaries. For any traveller. the city has several gems in store that take up a few days to explore.
Begin your day at the magnificent Amber Fort, a short drive from the city. Explore the stunning architecture and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills.
Head to Jaigarh Fort, located near Amber Fort. It offers great views of the Aravalli Range and houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, Jaivana.
Visit Jal Mahal, the Water Palace, situated in Man Sagar Lake. You can't go inside, but it's a beautiful sight. Explore Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar to shop for traditional Rajasthani items.
Begin your day at the City Palace, an exquisite fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture. Take a tour of the palace complex and explore the various courtyards, museums, and the Chandra Mahal.
Visit Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, with a unique facade of hundreds of windows designed for the royal ladies to observe street festivals. Have lunch at Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar, a famous eatery known for its traditional Rajasthani cuisine.
Spend your evening at the grand Albert Hall Museum, which houses an extensive collection of artefacts and exhibits showcasing the rich history and culture of Rajasthan.
Start your day with a visit to Birla Mandir, one of the jewels of Rajasthan, a stunning modern Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
Head to Nahargarh Fort for stunning views of the Pink City. Explore the fort and its structures, such as the Madhavendra Bhawan, a network of interconnected palaces.
End your Jaipur trip with an evening at Chokhi Dhani, a village resort that showcases Rajasthani culture through traditional dance, music, and local cuisine, or strolling the old lanes of the city.