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Destination: – Jaipur
Duration: – 8 Hours
|Type of Car||Charge (INR)|
|AC – Sedan||1,200|
|*Exclusions||The Parking and Taxes will be additional|
The tour begins in the morning at 8:00 AM after your pick up by Bhati Tours assignee from the hotel. You will enjoy views of Pink City while driving in the morning then Jaipur Sightseeing Full Day Tour will proceed to the first destination Hawa Mahal and will continue onwards with the destinations mentioned below-
Also known with the name of ‘Palace of Winds’ it is an architectural marvel of the 18th century. Designed by Ustad Lal Chand, it is built with pink and red sandstones to camouflage with the color of Pink City. With a total of nine hundred and fifty three windows and standing up to a height of 15 mtr, the five storied palace was built for the royal ladies by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.
The pride of the Pink City, Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) is an unordinary monument. This is a five storied palace which is 15 meter high with 953 windows called ‘Jharokhas’. The construction of Hawa Mahal was done in order to enable the ladies of royal household to watch the daily chores and other programs taking place in the city through these windows which enable proper passage of wind and thus remains cool. Built with red and pink sandstone it was designed by Lal Chand Ustad who was a popular architect of the 18th century during the rule of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.
The Lake Palace is a beautiful palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake with five floors, four submerged in water and one over the water and an amazing garden. Usually known with the name of Jal Mahal, the magnetic beauty of this palace makes one spell bound. The Jal Mahal used to be the hunting palace for the Maharajas of Jaipur as the Man Sagar Lake is a habitat for several species of birds and ducks.
One of the mysterious monuments of Jaipur, the Royal Gaitor is the resting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur. There are several cenotaphs “Chhatris” here and each one of them is dedicated to a Maharaja. The stone monument has beautifully carved cenotaphs with carved pillars and sculpted arches. It feels very peaceful to visit this place in Jaipur.
The royal City Palace of Jaipur is an attractive monument of Jaipur. Built with combining several architectural styles such as Rajasthani, European and Mughal, it is also the residence of the royal family of Jaipur. It is built using sandstones and marbles, also houses several archaic gates, palaces and temples. Also there is a museum for the tourists featuring manuscripts and royal costumes.
The historical astronomical observatory was built by Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734 AD. The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest historical observatory in India having 19 instruments built using stone and brass. It is also UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
The visit to these destinations will likely end by 4:00 PM and Bhati Tours will transfer you back to your hotel, thus ending the Jaipur Sightseeing Full Day Tour.