2-Day Private Tour of Jaipur from Delhi: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort and Elephant Ride

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  • Location: Delhi, India
  • Duration: 2 days, 1 night (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5588GETS4PD
Admire the beauty and extravagance of 18th-century architecture in India as you visit incredible palatial complexes, forts and temples on this 2-day private tour of Jaipur. Discover the opulence of India’s earlier maharajas (princes) as you marvel at the extensive scope and elaborate designs of the palace of Hawa Mahal and City Palace. Learn about Hindu-Rajput and Islamic-Mughal styles of architecture on guided visits to the Amber Fort and the Jal Mahal and take an elephant ride! Overnight accommodation, private transportation and an English-speaking guide included.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • See the sights illuminated at night
Make the most out of your visit to India on this 2-day private tour to see some of Jaipur's incredible historical structures.

Day 1: Delhi – Jaipur (L, D)
After pickup in Delhi by your guide, drive 4 hours (approx.) to Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, also known as India’s ‘Pink City’ because of its buildings painted a terra-cotta pink color. First, see Jal Mahal, an architectural beauty located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Admire how the red-sandstone palace seems to be floating in the middle of the lake, a testimony to the ambitious nature of early Indian architecture.

Transfer back to the hotel and enjoy lunch here. Spend the rest of the afternoon either relaxing and taking advantage of the facilities in the hotel or see the interesting pink buildings of Jaipur on your own.

In the evening, meet your guide at your hotel at a predetermined time and drive to Birla Temple (Lakshmi Narayan Temple), a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu (Narayan) and the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi. Walk around the temple with your guide and admire the white marble exterior brightly illuminated against the night sky. Inside, see shrines of Hindu gods and goddesses and panels decorated with paintings of mythological events.

Return to your hotel to dine at its elegant restaurant and spend the night.

Overnight: 3- to 4-star hotel in Jaipur (see below for list of possible hotels)

Day 2: Jaipur – Delhi (B)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and relax on the drive to the Amber Fort, a Rajput-style fortress situated atop a hill overlooking Maota Lake. Climb up the hill in a unique and exciting way – on top of an elephant outfitted with an ornamental covering and saddle!

The formidable palatial complex was built with red sandstone and marble and is divided into four main sections, which you will tour with your guide. You will find it hard to peel your eyes off of the ornate decorations consisting of mirror works, paintings, carvings and murals.

Then, drive to Hawa Mahal, a palace built in the form of the crown of the Hindu god Krishna. See the careful intermingling of Hindu-Rajput architecture on its domed canopies and Islamic-Mughal architecture on its arches featuring delicate metalwork patterns.

You will then be taken to the heart of Jaipur to visit City Palace, a palace complex with impressive gardens and historical buildings, including the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. See the fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture with European architecture. Visit the museum in Chandra Mahal with your guide to see its rich collection of royal costumes and Rajput weapons.

After, relax on your journey back to Delhi and arrive around nighttime.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Departs from the Delhi International Airport, your Delhi hotel or other locations in Delhi per your request

After booking, please contact local tour operator to provide specific pickup location in Delhi (contact info will be provided in confirmation voucher)
Departure Time:
5am-6am
Exact pickup time will be confirmed by local tour operator
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Pricing information

2-Day Private Tour of Jaipur from Delhi: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort and Elephant Ride

Jal Mahal

Inclusions:
  • Site visits per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all site attractions listed in itinerary
  • Elephant ride to Amber Fort
  • English-speaking guide
  • Overnight accommodation at a 3- to 4-star hotel
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Airport/hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from site locations in air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No strict dress code is enforced in tour sites. However, please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen are highly recommended
  • Maximum group size is 8 passengers
  • Hotel rooms have either a double bed fit for 2 people. Please contact local tour operator after to request bed type; contact info will be provided on your confirmation voucher. If you are traveling with an odd number of individuals, an additional bed will be placed in one room
  • There is no elephant ride between March 30, 2014 and April 9, 2014 due to Navarathri festivities
  • One of the following 3- to 4-star hotels in Jaipur will be booked for your tour

    • Vesta Maurya Palace 
    • Hotel Glitz 
    • Hotel Golden Manor 
    • Hotel Mosaic
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Raja Mohan N, December 2014

Wonderful and relaxing tour.Since we stayed overnight in Jaipur , it was easy going to complete the tour at ease.The City palace , Hawa Mahal in the lake , Hawa Mahal in the town were wonderful. The trip to Amber Fort was marvelous and new experiencing riding on the top of elephant.

Reviewed by: Mohamed A, February 2014

Reservations over the choice of hotel yet everything else was SUPERB The driver was very friendly and the tour guide (compared to others I have been with) was friendly too, knowledgeable, and very professional.

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