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Title: Top 20 Things to Do & Places to Visit in Jaipur in Golden Triangle Tour


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Top 20 Things to Do Places to Visit in Jaipur
in Golden Triangle Tour
Jaipur is one power packed destination that forms
the crux of the illustrious Golden Triangle tour
package in India. Having a multitude of palaces,
forts, and havelis in its kitty, every corner of
the city appears to be steeped in the aristocracy
and royal opulence which guarantees to leave an
indelible impact on the travelers visiting this
capital of Rajasthan. The city takes pride in
its fabulous bunch of tourist attractions which
draw thousands of visitors from across the globe
every day. If youre looking for ideas regarding
which places to visit and things you must do to
savor the essence of the pink city in a single
trip, we have an amazing list of options that
promise to offer you the best experience during
your Golden Triangle tour to Jaipur.
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THINGS TO DO IN JAIPUR
Street Shopping in the Ancient Markets of Jaipur
Being a treasure trove of ancient culture and
well kept traditions, Jaipur boasts of its
colorful ancient markets located in different
parts of the city. These markets pull in a large
number of tourists who take an active interest in
the craft items, costumes, jewelry,
leather wares and souvenirs sold in the bustling
shops. Some popular markets you must pay a visit
while in Jaipur are Johari Bazaar, Tripolia
Bazaar, Chandpole Bazaar, and Kishanpole Bazaar.
The colorful shops also act as perfect
backgrounds to take postcard perfect snapshots.
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Traverse the City on a Bicycle
The Bicycle tour is an exciting way of unraveling
the unspoken beauty stored in the remote
locations of the pink city. It also lets you get
more time to explore the intricacies of the forts
and palaces of Jaipur. Most tour operators in
India offer handcrafted itineraries
in their Bicycle tours to create a unique
experience. The tours take you through the
streets, palaces, and forts of Jaipur with breaks
at popular food joints which would let you grasp
the essence of life in the pink city.
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Relishing the Delectable Rajasthani Cuisine
It doesnt matter which places to visit in
Jaipur as long as you do not get to taste the
mouthwatering Rajasthani cuisine on your trip to
Jaipur. The capital city has an array of fine
restaurants and hotels serving authentic
Rajasthani dishes. Lal Maans, Daal Baati Choorma,
Gatte ki sabzi, Kachoris and Mirchi
Vadas are some popular dishes you must try in the
pink city. Rajasthani sweets like Ghewar, Rabri,
Mava kachori, Gajak and Doodh ke Ladoo are worth
digging your teeth in.
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Taking a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Hot air balloon ride lets you explore the pink
city from a different dimension. The one hour
journey starting from Amer fort in Jaipur takes
you through the forts and palaces of Jaipur like
Jal
Mahal and Amer Fort. You also get to view the
stunning landscape of the desert city coupled
with sights of the Aravali hills which provides a
perfect contrast to the golden sands. The pink
buildings of Jaipur city are also visible and
look best at sunrise or sunset.
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Watching Puppet Shows
Puppet shows are considered an important element
of Rajasthani culture which again gives you a
glimpse of the spirit of Rajasthan. Amber Palace
is the best place to watch the puppet show where
the puppets dressed in traditional Rajasthani
costumes dance to the tunes of the folk
musicians. The special plays enacted by
these puppets would leave you in splits. If you
want to go deep into the history of puppets and
dolls, a visit to the Dolls museum in
Jaipur would be the best way to know more about
the puppets of Rajasthan.
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Explore the City in a Camel Safari
Sashaying down the streets of Jaipur on a camel
is an interesting way to witness the magnanimity
of the walled city. Camel safaris are usually
conducted on deserts of Rajasthan but in Jaipur,
it becomes a preferred way of commuting from
one building to another. It also lets you escape
the city traffic and helps you reach your
destination without any delays. There is no fixed
route for camel safaris and you can choose any
destination within the city for the ride.
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Attending Light and Sound Show in Amer Fort
The light and sound show organized every evening
at Amer fort acquaints the visitors with the rich
history of Amer Fort. The fifty minute show
brings out the royal traditions and lifestyle of
the rulers in an entertaining way. Attending this
show is highly recommended if you plan to visit
Amer fort as it would help you
develop a better understanding of the fort and
the history behind it. You can dine at any of the
restaurants nearby after the show to enjoy a
hearty Rajasthani meal.
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Watch the Art of Snake Charming
On your visit to the pink city, you are likely to
come across the turban clad snake charmers
carrying a musical instrument and a basket
containing a cobra. Theres absolutely no reason
to be scared of these charmers, in fact, watching
these people perform gives an insight into the
ancient art of
snake charming practiced in Rajasthan. Watch the
cobra rise up and move as the charmer begins to
play his musical instrument. It might appear that
the snake is dancing on the tune of the music but
actually, its the way the charmer moves while
playing music that makes the snake dance.
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Exploring the Wildlife at Jhalana Safari Park
Those on a lookout for adventure can opt to go
on Seep safari at Jhalana Safari Park, just 10 km
away from Jaipur to spot panthers, leopards,
hyenas, jackals, and deers. The park is divided
into two zones, the first zone is reserved for
sighting birds, peacocks, deers and other animals
while the
second zone is strictly meant for leopards.
However, you can still spot the leopards in zone
one as they tend to sometimes migrate to that
area. The five hour safari takes place twice in a
day, one in the morning at 5 am and the other one
begins in the afternoon at 2 pm.
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Experience Rajasthani Culture at Chokhi Dhani
Chokhi Dhani is a folk village set up by the
tourism department to showcase and preserve rich
Rajasthani culture in the way of folk dances,
musical shows and cultural performances. You can
watch all the folk dances of Rajasthan at Chokhi
Dhani like ghoomar, snake dance and Kalbeliya.
Besides
getting a close up experience of Rajasthani
culture, the visitors also get to interact with
fortune tellers, magicians and puppeteers which
add a hint of magical realism to the whole
experience. The village also lets you explore the
handicrafts of Rajasthan. You can buy bandhani
dupattas, antique jewelry and other craft items
made from wood, gemstones, marble, and metal.
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PLACES TO VISIT IN JAIPUR
Jal Mahal
The most mesmerizing and soothing sight you would
get in Jaipur is of Jal Mahal, situated in the
midst of the picturesque Mansagar Lake. The
palace is built from Pink sandstone in an exotic
architecture featuring Rajputana and Mughal
styles. The sand hued walls encircling the palace
set a perfect contrast to the deep blue waters of
Mansagar Lake.
Distance from Jaipur 10 km Timings 6 am to 6
pm Entry Fee Free
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Amber Fort
The breathtaking design of Amber Fort is what
makes it a popular tourist attraction in
Rajasthan. The sprawling fort complex houses
numerous halls, palaces and temples like
Sheeshahal, Sukh Niwas and Diwan i khas and Diwan
i am halls which hold a rare elegance and lend a
mystical ambiance to this place. The palace is
carved from a combination of red sandstone,
yellow sandstone and white marble which acquire a
beautiful glow at sunrise and sunset.
Distance from Jaipur 13 km Timings 10 am to 5
pm Entry Fee Rs. 100(Indians), Rs. 550(Foreign
Nationals)
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City Palace
If you wish to get an insight into the rich
history of Jaipur, paying a visit to the City
Palace located in the heart of Pink City is
highly recommended. The palace is spread over a
large area which makes up about one seventh of
the total area of the city. City palace houses
several forts, palaces, gardens and courtyards
which enthrall the tourists with their sartorial
Mughal architecture.
Distance from Jaipur 5 km Timings 9 am to 5
pm Entry Fee Rs. 190(Indians), Rs. 500(Foreign
Nationals)
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Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar observatory in Jaipur, it is
a highly visited attraction in Jaipur. The
observatory was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in
order to foresee the outcomes of wars in the
future by conducting a detailed observation of
the position of planets and stars. The center
also stores many ancient instruments used for
studying stars and influences of planets in the
solar system. The most important feature of the
observatory is the 27 meter tall sundial which is
the tallest sundial in the world.
Distance from Jaipur 262 km Timings 9 am to 5
pm Entry Fee Rs. 50(Indians), Rs. 200(Foreign
Nationals)
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Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort is another exciting point of
interest in Jaipur which reveals the rich
heritage of the Rajputs. The fort is perched on
scenic Aravalli hills and was constructed by
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh as a retreat during his
summits to the surrounding regions. The Wax
museum and glass palace located within Nahargarh
fort are worth exploring. The museum was opened
in 2016 and houses wax and silicone idols of
famous celebrities including Maharaja Sawai Jai
Singh and other notable freedom fighters.
  Distance from Jaipur 19 km Timings 10 am to
530 pm Entry Fee Rs. 50(Indians), Rs.
200(Foreign Nationals)
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Albert Hall Museum
The oldest of all museums in Jaipur, Albert Hall
museum is sure to behold the attention of
tourists with its Indo Saracenic architecture.
The building used to be a town hall before it got
renovated into a museum. Today the museum stores
a rare collection of sculptures, artefacts,
antique jewelry, costumes, and miniature
paintings and carved wooden objects. Items of
clay, marble and metal displayed in the museum
add a touch of exclusivity to this place.
Distance from Jaipur 5 km Timings 9 am to 5
pm Entry Fee Rs. 20(Indians), Rs. 150(Foreign
Nationals)
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Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is a renowned historical
building noted for its formidable architecture
and also a most popular tourist attraction of
Jaipur city. The most elegant feature of this
five story building is the intricate latticework
on the windows outside the building which allows
the air to circulate freely inside the building.
These windows were constructed mainly for the
women belonging to the royal families who had to
follow a strict purdah system and were forbidden
from participating in public gatherings.  
Distance from Jaipur 5 km Timings 9 am to 430
pm Entry Fee Rs. 50(Indians), Rs. 200(Foreign
Nationals)
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Birla Temple
Known for its magnificent marble
architecture, Birla temple in Jaipur is a highly
acclaimed pilgrimage destination for Hindus. This
beautiful temple is surrounded by a thick expanse
of greenery which brings out the true beauty of
the temple when viewed from a distance. The
intricate carvings and images on the temple walls
and pillars are truly breathtaking and lend a
rich ambiance to the temple surroundings.
Distance from Jaipur 261 km Timings 6 am to 12
pm, 3 pm to 9 pm Entry Fee Free
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Elefantastic Elephant Sanctuary
All animal lovers visiting Jaipur must take a
trip to the Elefantastic Elephant sanctuary in
Jaipur to have a close interaction with the
elephants rescued by the owners of the park. The
visitors also get to participate in feeding and
bathing of the elephants which also helps them
build a bonding with these intelligent creatures.
The sanctuary has employed mahouts to take
special care of the elephants housed in the
sanctuary. Here, the visitors can opt to go on
elephant rides without a saddle which poses
minimum trouble to the elephants as opposed to
the ones with hefty saddles mounted on the backs
of elephants.
Distance from Jaipur 16 km Timings 9 am to 6
pm Entry Fee Rs. 4500 For The Entire Day
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Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort is a majestic structure standing on
a cliff known as Cheel ka Teela that has
withstood the ravages of time. The fort carries a
gripping history which invokes a lot of interest
among the visitors to know more about its past.
Jaigarh Fort was built for the purpose of
protecting Amer fort. Jaigarh fort was also used
to store treasures by the royal families. The
fort is famous for the largest cannon on wheels
placed inside the building. The gardens, halls
and windows decorated with intricate latticework
inside the fort are also worth exploring.
During Golden triangle tour package you can do
these all above things and visit most popular
places in Jaipur.  
Distance from Jaipur 15 km Timings 9 am to
430 pm Entry Fee Rs. 35(Indians), Rs.
85(Foreign Nationals)
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