Get an early start with 6am pickup from your Delhi accommodation and a 4.5-hour drive to Jaipur.
Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle with your private driver, then meet your private guide in Jaipur at your first stop, the Amber Fort. Ride up the hill by jeep to reach the hilltop fortress and palace, which is situated in the Aravali Hills just seven miles (11km) north of Jaipur. The architectural masterpiece overlooks Maota Lake, and is sumptuously decorated with features such as mosaics, tile work, and mirror-studded alcoves. Your guide takes you to Jai Mandir Temple and Sheesh Mahal — the hall of mirrors.
Continue the tour by making a photo stop at Jal Mahal around. This Rajput style “Water Palace” sits in the center of the Man Sarovar lake. The lake is often dry during the summer, but the winter monsoons frequently turn it into a beautiful lake filled with water hyacinths.
Next, you will visit the Hawa Mahal, another Rajput landmark also known as the Palace of the Winds, for more photo opportunities. The five story Hawa Mahal was built in 1799A.D. along the main street of the old city. It is a pink sandstone masterpiece with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows.
You will visit the City Palace and Observatory which is located in the heart of the old city. Once the royal residence of the King of Jaipur, the palace was built using a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. It features carved arches, intricately crafted columns and two carved marble elephants that guard the entrance.
Time permit, shopping in Jaipur where you will find an enticing variety of goods. Some of the most popular items include precious gemstones, silver jewelry, bangles, clothes, blue pottery, and textiles.
In the evening 4-hrs drive to Delhi where you’ll be dropped off hotel or anywhere in Delhi.