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OVERVIEW

Jaipur,also known as the "pink city" because of a number of places of pink color terracotta ,is the capital city of vibrant state Rajasthan. The city was founded in year 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II ,who was the ruler of city Amber. The old city is surrounded by the strong walls and florid gates. This was the first planned city of India. The spectacular forts and monuments like the Amber fort, the Jaigarh fort, the Nahargarh fort,the palace of wind-Hawa Mahal, the scenic beauty of the Jal Mahal, the City palace, the architectural astronomical instrument of historic time -the Jantar Mantar, the famous Sawai Man Singh Stadium, and a lot more places are there to explore in the city. 

Amber Fort: Built by Raja Man Singh in 1592,Amber fort is UNESCO's world heritage site as part of the group Hill forts of Rajasthan. Amber fort located on the top of hill,'Cheel ka teela' (Hill of the eagles) of the Aravalli range is the main point of interest for tourists in the Jaipur. Made up of red sandstone and marble,fort spreads its beautiful ambience all over and is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. Right from the front,serpentine staircase is present which leads to the ornated gates of the fort overlooking the Maota lake, which is the main source of water for the palace. The palace is laid out in four sections, each with separate courtyards and gates. It consists of the diwan-e-aam, also known as the hall of public audience, the deewan-e-khaas, also known as the hall of private audience, the Sheesh Mahal and the Sukh niwas, which is cooled naturally by the winds that passes the cascade present within the niwas. 

Jaigarh fort: The Jaigarh fort is also known as the Victory fort was built in 1726 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II andbia situated on the top of Cheel ka teela hill of the Aravalli ranges overlooking the Amber fort and the Maota lake. The Jaigarh fort and the Amber fort are connected by subterranean passages. The fort features a cannon named, "Jaivani" which was the largest cannon on wheels at that time. The palace complex includes Laxmi vilas, Lalit mandir, Vilas Mandir, and Aram mandir, an armoury and a museum. 

The Hawa Mahal: The palace of winds as it is known, the Hawa Mahal was constructed in year 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of Kuchwaha dynasty, the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The intention behind the construction of this palace was to provide royal women a view of day to day life through the windows. The chief architect of this red and pink sandstone monument was Lal Chand Ustad who designed the palace in the shape of crown of Krishna consisting of 953 jharokhas which are decorated with intricate designs. The palace stands 50 feet high from its base providing the panoramic view of the pink city. 

Jantar-Mantar of Jaipur: The Jantar-Mantar of Jaipur is a compilation of twenty architectural astronomical instruments among which is the world's largest stone sundial, was built by Rajput Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in year 1738. The brilliant masterpiece of human mind and masonary skills was designed for the observation of astronomical positions of celestial bodies with naked eyes and to predict the times. This set of several instruments is protected under the Rajasthan monuments Archaeological site and Antiquities Act 1961,under section 3 & 4. 

The City Palace: A beautiful landmark in the capital Jaipur, the City Palace is a complex which houses various structures such as, 'Chandra Mahal', 'Mubarak Mahal ', ' Diwan- e- khas', 'and' Govind dev ji' temple. The palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in between 1729 and 1732 AD and was engineered by the chief architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinston Jacob. Although the palace reflects the fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture, this marvellous monument was built in accordance with the vaastushastra texts and is a must place to visit.

ITINERARY

The spectacular forts and monuments like the Amber fort, the Jaigarh fort, the Nahargarh fort, the palace of wind-Hawa Mahal, the scenic beauty of the Jal Mahal, the City palace, the architectural astronomical instrument of historic time -the Jantar Mantar, the famous Sawai Man Singh Stadium, and a lot more places are there to explore in the city. Delhi one day tour by car promises to give you a luxurious, scintillating experience where the journey begins the moment you step in, into the car. Driver proficient in your preferred language will be made available and you can have the pleasure of a homely experience. Feel at home, even when away!! Few highlights of the Jaipur tour packages are as follows: 

Amber Fort: The courtyards consisting of two buildings one to each other are separated by the garden laid in fashion of Mughal gardens. Adding to the beauty are skilfull floral designs, hovering butterflies, hooded cobra, fish tail, lion's tail and elephant trunk that are carved on the walls of the palace. A wide variety of designs and mirrored ceilings, designs embellished with mosaics and sculptures are found in the palace which definitely are the eye catcher's for the tourists.

Jaigarh Fort: The Jaigarh fort is also known as the Victory fort was built in 1726 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II andbia situated on the top of Cheel ka teela hill of the Aravalli ranges overlooking the Amber fort and the Maota lake. The Jaigarh fort and the Amber fort are connected by subterranean passages. The fort features a cannon named, "Jaivani" which was the largest cannon on wheels at that time. The palace complex includes Laxmi vilas, Lalit mandir, Vilas Mandir,and Aram mandir, an armoury and a museum. 

Nahargarh Fort: Situated on the edge of the Aravalli hills the Nahargarh Fort was established in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Nahargarh fort was previously known as "Sudarshangarh Fort". Soon after, the fort was named, Nahargarh which means 'dwelling of tigers' and thus is also known as Tiger fort. Nahargarh Fort bestows beautiful panoramic view of Man Sagar lake and was used to hunt the ducks by royalties and thus known as the hunting abode of maharajas. Known for its splendid beauty and picturesque surroundings,also because of the temple of Nahar Singh Bhomia, who once haunted the place and thwarted the construction in the fort, this place is famous among the tourists.

Jantar Mantar: The Jantar-Mantar of Jaipur is a compilation of twenty architectural astronomical instruments among which is the world's largest stone sundial, was built by Rajput Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in year 1738. The brilliant masterpiece of human mind and masonary skills was designed for the observation of astronomical positions of celestial bodies with naked eyes and to predict the times. This set of several instruments is protected under the Rajasthan monuments Archaeological site and Antiquities Act 1961,under section 3 &4.

Jal Mahal: Providing the peace and calmness to the mind on sight, the Jal Mahal is located in the middle of the blue waters of the Man Sagar Lake and enchants the tourists by its serene beauty. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Considered as an architectural beauty built in the rajput and mughal fashions, the palace is a five storeyed building out of which four storeys are submerged in the waters of the lake. Moving past the chambers and the beautiful hallways on the first floor to climb the way up to the fragrant chameli bagh, this remarkable palace looks like a terrace garden.

City Palace: A beautiful landmark in the capital Jaipur, the City Palace is a complex which houses various structures such as, 'Chandra Mahal', 'Mubarak Mahal', ' Diwan- e- khas', 'and' Govind dev ji' temple. The palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in between 1729 and 1732 AD and was engineered by the chief architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinston Jacob. Although the palace reflects the fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture, this marvellous monument was built in accordance with the vaastushastra texts and is a must place to visit. 

Hawa Mahal: The palace of winds as it is known, the Hawa Mahal was constructed in year 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of Kuchwaha dynasty, the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The intention behind the construction of this palace was to provide royal women a view of day to day life through the windows. The chief architect of this red and pink sandstone monument was Lal Chand Ustad who designed the palace in the shape of crown of Krishna consisting of 953 jharokhas which are decorated with intricate designs. The palace stands 50 feet high from its base providing the panoramic view of the pink city.

INCLUSION

* Car used for all sightseeing transfers & the entire running as mentioned in the itinerary (AC Car).

* Professional English Speaking Tour Guide in Agra for sightseeing.

* All currently applicable tax.

EXCLUSION

* Entry Fee for the Monuments.

* Tips to Driver or Tour Guide as per your discretion.

* Personal expenses which would cover : Lunch, Dinner, Laundry, Phone calls, Medical bills, camera fee and all your own agendas and requirements.


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