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Jaipur in Rajasthan
Written by Buvaneshwari Gopinath on July 23, 2020 Share on

The Best of Sightseeing for three days in Pink City of India, Jaipur

Overview

Jaipur speaks about culture and tradition in everything you touch. Situated in the desert state of Rajasthan in India, the city is more than what it seems. The colourful city has different places you could visit every single day and still be mesmerised. At Pickyourtrail, we bring you an itinerary of the places you could cover for 3 days while bringing out the best of sightseeing in Jaipur.

Touring Jaipur

Before we move ahead to the sightseeing itinerary for Jaipur, here is something to know about this amazing city. Known as the Pink City of India due to its colourful pink buildings, Jaipur is the royal capital of India. Throughout the years, there have been several rulers making Jaipur their home. Surrounded by ghats and pristine hills, the view from every single fort is magnificent. Jaipur is every traveller’s dream and is filled with astounding things to do and places to visit.

Hawa Mahal
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Where to stay in Jaipur?

There are several palaces that have been turned in some exotic accommodations in the palace city of India. Be sure to book your accommodations in one of these heritage hotels in Jaipur. You ask why? Well, our answer is, if you ever plan on a trip, book accommodation that provides great amenities. People plan on getaways to feel relaxed and luxurious and what’s better than a palace.

Day-wise Itinerary

  • 1st Day – Jaipur City Palace, Amer Fort, Jaipur Steep Well
  • 2nd Day – Tiger Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Patrika Gate
  • 3rd Day – Tour of Pink City, Local Market

Day 1

Be sure to take a flight to Jaipur if you are travelling from down south. There are several direct and connecting flights from different parts of India for a much cheaper price. We suggest you choose a flight or train that reaches Jaipur around 11 in the morning, which is just the perfect time to check into the hotel.

Once checked-in, get refreshed and head out to explore the city. First stop, the famous Jaipur City Palace. Built just in the heart of the city by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the palace has a stunning architectural design. The designs incorporated are part of European architecture and the rest belongs to the Rajputs. The palace is open to the public on all days between 9:30 AM – 6 PM. The entry fee for Indian nationals is INR 130 – INR 170 and INR 500 for foreign nationals. There are separate fee for cameras and video recorder if you wish to carry them along.

City Palace Jaipur
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Amber Fort fondly called as Amber Palace has so many names to be called with. It has been declared as UNESCO Heritage Site and is located in the closeby city called Amer.

The Amber Palace has been historically linked with the Royal Family of Jaipur and is constructed in a true Rajasthani style. The best time to visit would be in the summers when the sunlight brightens up the fort or during the winters when the cold breeze brushes past you.

Next up, another legendary spot, the Jaipur Steep Well. Publicly called Abhaneri Step Well, it is located at Abhaneri Village near Jaipur city. With hundreds of steps, the well is 100 feet in depth and is said to be one of the photogenic places in Jaipur.

After an entire day of touring, we are sure you will be tired. Let’s call it a day and head back to our hotel room for a good night’s sleep.

Day 2

Have a good morning, enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and get ready for exciting day 2. Head to Tiger Fort, also known as Nahargarh Fort located in Aravalli Hills and it is one of the top forts in Jaipur. The Tiger fort was built as a protection to the city of Amer from the rebels and invaders. The entire fort is designed based on the designs from Indo European architecture. You can spend an hour or two here wandering the corridors, clicking beautiful pictures.

Fort in Jaipur
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Next up, Albert Hall Museum. Controlled by the State Government, the Albert Hall Museum is also known as the Government Central Museum and is one of the popular museums in Jaipur. The museum exhibits miniature paintings, woodwork, handicrafts etcetera. It is open to the public on all days of the week between 9 AM and 5 PM. The entry fee is for Indian nationals is INR 50 and INR 300 for foreign nationals.

After a long and tiring day, head to a nearby restaurant and fill your tummy with some yummy Rajasthani cuisine dishes. Post lunch, head to Patrika Gate, a famous monument in the city of Jaipur. The Patrika Gate has a beautiful garden where you can spend quite some time chilling around the colourful flowers.

Day 3

Next in the itinerary, After going through numerous forts and museums, walk around the city of Jaipur to get the best sightseeing experience. Every street here tells a tale that keeps you mesmerized. Go on long walks in the halls of haveli or explore the nearby place little outside Jaipur.

Other places to visit near Jaipur

  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Jal Mahal
  • Pink City Bazaar
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Birla Temple
  • Pushkar
  • Ajmer

If you are interested in touring the city, we suggest you head to the local market put just outside the city centre. There are several stalls put that exhibit the local handicrafts.

Local Market
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Are you someone who loves to shop? Well well, you are in the right place, lucky for you. Jaipur is filled with unique stuff. Every item in the market speaks thousands of stories and brings out the colours of Rajasthan. The city has several markets like Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Kishanpole Bazaar and a lot more. Every bazaar here sells different items that are unique to the state.

Travel to the colourful pink city (Jaipur) with Pickyourtrail and get to witness the best of Jaipur with this sightseeing itinerary. Get a chance to live your lives like the royals for a day or two. Get some amazing Jaipur packages available on our website and start travelling. Not enough? You can customise your trip based on the places you have on your bucket list. Need more help? Drop us a Whatsapp message and a travel expert from our team will get back to you with best deals and great plans. Unwrap safe travel with Pickyourtrail and Happy Travelling!!

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