1. Depart for Amber Fort Complex along with a English Speaking Tour Guide
2. Amber Fort (also known as Amer Fort) is located 11 km from Jaipur. Set on the banks of Maota Lake, this grand fort was built by Raja Man Singh with later additions by Raja Jai Singh I and Raja Jai Singh II.
Raja Man Singh, who was an important military leader in the army of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, began this fort in 1592.One of the finest examples of Rajput architecture; it was the ancient Capital of the Kachhawah rulers.
The Amer Fort Complex which stands amidst wooded hills overlooking the Delhi- Jaipur Highway is a large complex comprising of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples.
3. Depart to the hotel. On your way, stop at the Jal Mahal which is a palace in the midst of a lake.
Jal Mahal (Lake Palace) in Jaipur is merely a facade and was used for hunting birds by the Maharajas of Jaipur.
4. Depart from Jal Mahal to Wind Palace enroute to City Palace
Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) is part of the City Palace complex and was used for the ladies of the Royal Family to maintain the tradition of purdah (veil) while still observing the activities in the streets below without being seen themselves.
Venture to the Historic City Known as “Pink City” Jaipur
City Palace: One of the most magnificent marvels of Jaipur, which has a rare combination of the finest blends of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
Chandra Mahal is the only part of the complex which is occupied now by the Royal Family – His Highness Bhawani Singh Ji. It houses a Museum which comprises of preserved carpets, robes of the royal princes and armoury of old weapons.
City Palace has become the place of many film shootings from Hindi movies to American movies. One such mini-series that was shot in the City Palace was “The Far Pavilions” based on a novel written by M. M. Kaye. Some of the Bollywood (Hindi) movies which have been filmed here are: Rajkumar, Khuda Gawa, Bade Mian Chhote Mian, Chahaat, Na Tum Jano Na Hum, Chor Machaaye Shor. It is to this day the home to the Maharaja and Maharani of Jaipur.
Observatory: Next on the list is the observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh, also called the Jantar Mantar largest of all the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh.
It is built in stone and marble and the shapes and settings are designed scientifically and is one of the highpoints of medieval Indian astronomy.
Maharani Gayatri Devi was instrumental in saving these Jaipur artefacts after the merger of Jaipur into the Indian Union.
Time at leisure to visit the Historic Pink City and cherish memorable experiences amidst block printings, Textiles & Jewelry for which Jaipur is world famous for.