You have only a few days in Jaipur? No worries... while being a big city with a lot to offer, you can get a good taste of the Rajasthani capital just in a couple of days!
Here's what you shouldn't miss during your stay, but first a little tip:
As Jaipur is home to a lot of interesting attractions, the best way to see it all is to purchase a combo ticket valid for 2 days that allow you to visit the city's most famous places such as Amber Fort, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Vidyadhar Garden, Sisodia Rani Garden and Isarlat. You can get these tickets at all these locations, 1000 INR for foreigners and 200 INR for students.
#1 Let us take you on a ride to see the city waking up, Cyclin'Jaipur’s style!
India can be overwhelming sometimes. Between the traffic, the noise and the communication gap, a first timer can be tempted to go only for the most touristic places and then go back to his hotel…Trust us, you'll be missing out a lot! By taking a ride with our guides in the early morning, you'll be able to have a real taste of what Jaipur is all about. From the thrill of riding a bike in the narrow streets to authentic street food tasting, it's a real experience! You'll get to discover places you would never see otherwise, moreover by cycling your way around you'll be able to cover long distances and be in direct contact with Jaipurites.
All in all, it's fun yet you'll get to learn a lot, it’s adventurous yet safe and truly the best way to discover this fascinating city.
Come join us everyday at 6:45am at the Karnot Mahal Hotel, one of the most typical Haveli within the pink city and let us show you the city through our eyes!
#2 Fancy some culture? Albert Hall Museum it is!
Before even stepping in, you'll know you're in for a treat! Indeed this majestic 19th century Indo-Gothic monument offers one of the most romantic scenery in the city. Just watching the hundreds pigeons flying all around in groups is breathtaking, no wonder why a lot of newly married couples go there to take pictures!
The state oldest museum offers a rich collection of Rajasthani art such as traditional pottery, precious jewellery, ancient armours and weapons from all over the world, paintings, magnificent carpets, sculptures… you name it! There's even an Egyptian mummy…You should definitely take a look at the rich collection the museum has to offer, plus if you want to spend a few hours far from the city's chaos it's the right place to be.
Albert Hall Museum is open every day from 9am to 7pm, for a nighty experience you can also visit it from 7pm to 10pm.