Palace of jodha bai :- North-east of the mosque is the ticket office and entrance to the old city. The first building inside the gate is a palace, commonly but wrongly ascribed to Jodha Bai, Jehangir's Hindu mother and daughter of the maharaja of Amber. The architecture is a blend of style with Hindu columns and Muslim cupolas. The Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) is a projecting room whose walls are made entirely of stone lattice work.
Panch Mahal :- A five stored structure is an architectural marvel. It was Akbar's personal citadel for pleasure and relaxation. Each store is pillared and is smaller than the other. The buildings resemble a Buddhist temple. It tapers from the ground floor with 84 columns to its domed top supported by only four columns.
Jaipur - The Pink city sight seeing
HAWA MAHAL - built in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities, on the street below. Now it houses a well laid out museum. The display Jaipur past and present is the special feature of this newly setup museum. Timing 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM,
JANTAR MANTAR (Observatory) - built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections. Timing 9.00 to 16.30 hrs.
CENTRAL MUSEUM - situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs,
CITY PALACE AND S.M.S. II MUSEUM - situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons. Timing 9.30 A.M.- 5.00 P.M. E
JALMAHAL - (6 kms) on the way to Amer, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.
GAITOR - (6 kms) At the foot hill of Nahargarh stands the memorials to the former rulers of Jaipur the place has some gracefully carved cenotaphs in white marble.
JAIGARH FORT - (15 kms.) standing on a hilltop, overlooking the palaces and city of Amer. The world biggest cannon on wheels- the Jai Ban is positioned here, built during reign of Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh. It has a twenty feet long barrel and pumped in the cannon for a single shot. Timing 9.00 to 16.30 hrs
NAHARGARH FORT - (15 kms.) cresting a hill about 600 ft. above the city, the fort was built in 1734. The walls of the fort run along the ridge and within are architectural beauties like Hawa Mandir and Madhvendra Bhawan. Timing 10.00 to 16.00 hrs
4 nights and 5 days Golden triangle tour to Delhi – Agra and Jaipur
Day 1: Delhi
If you’re in Delhi or on your way, a friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel or from the airport/ Railway Station. A representative will meet you just outside the arrivals terminal, Transfer to hotel by air-conditioned comfortable car / Coach according to group size. Check in and enjoy the day at your leisure, relaxing or exploring the city, before your trip begins the next day. Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi
Day 2: Delhi—Agra
After a breakfast meeting your guide for a private tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, Huma Yun’s Tomb, and the famous Red Fort and make a stop at Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in all of Asia. Some 5,000 builders constructed this impressive religious structure designed by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, in the mid-1600s. Once you’ve explored the mosque, after lunch, India Gate. This monument pays homage to fallen soldiers of World War I. Listen as your guide shares historical trivia and fascinating stories about this iconic landmark. Travel along Raj path (King’s Way) to Rashtrapati Bhava(President’s House), where you’ll see parliament, the Presidential residence and other government buildings. Once you’ve finished your tour of Old and New Delhi, take a 4-hour drive to Agra in your private vehicle. Located about 130 miles (205 km) from Delhi, you’ll arrive in time to check in to your hotel and take a rest at night in The City of TAJ AGRA.
Day 3: Agra—Jaipur
Early morning, visit TAJ, India’s most famed and iconic structure—the Taj Mahal—and listen in as your guide explains the love between Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his third wife Mumtaz Mahal that gave birth to this stunning building. Gain a deeper understanding of how it took more than 20 years and some 20,000 men to construct this white marble mausoleum. Listen as your guide tells stories of a fleet of 1,000 elephants carrying marble from distant rock quarries to construct this wonder. Examine the exquisite marble inlay and spend ample time admiring this structure that blends Turkish, Persian and Indian styles of architecture seamlessly.
After breakfast, check out & leave for Agra Fort. This outstanding architectural example of the Mughal Empire dates back to 1080 AD. Walls, gates and buildings on the 94-acre landscape were erected by Emperor Akbar the Great on the shore of the Yamuna River. Tour the impressive quarters added by Shah Jahan, as well as the exterior ramparts built by Aurangzeb. Once you’ve explored the grounds take a 6-hour journey to Jaipur in the mid-afternoon. Visit Fatehpur Sikri and wander the abandoned 16th century red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar that once served as his capital’s palace. Your guide will point out key areas of interest as you walk the grounds, which were deserted 15 years after they were built. The magnificent city remains in pristine condition and its pavilions, mosques and palaces appear almost untouched. Continue on your drive to Jaipur where you’ll relax for the evening after checking in to your hotel in Jaipur.
Day 4 Jaipur
After breakfast at your luxury hotel before heading to Jaipur’s ancient capital of Amber. Stop at Hawa Mahal on your way for a photo op at one of the city’s most famous landmarks. This 5-storey palace made of pink sandstone has over 900 windows that ladies of the court used to use to keep watch on the streets below. Upon arrival at Amber Fort you’ll climb atop an elephant dressed in traditional coverings for a ride to the peak of the towering hill. Look out over Maota Lake at the beautiful ruins that spread out over the Aravalli Range. (You may also travel by Jeep instead.) Stroll through the sprawling landscapes with your guide who will share stories about the former rule. Experience the wonder of this 17th- century fort built by Raja Man Singh and notice how the architectural style blends Hindu and Mughal elements. Marvel at the colorful paintings and walls inlaid with precious stones and glittering mirrors. Then make a visit to the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) where their reflection of a tiny light causes the entire room to glow. Travel by Jeep to the foot of the hill and head out with your guide on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Venture to the City Palace, the seat of power once the Amber Fort fell, and check out the beautiful gardens, exquisite palaces, ornately carved doorways and beautiful archways. Wander the museum galleries where traditional armor, costumes and manuscripts are well displayed. Head to Jantar Mantar by foot and learn from your guide about the significance of this astronomical observatory that was built by the Maharaja of Jaipur in the 1700s. Locals say this observatory still makes accurate predication to this day. Enjoy wandering local markets and city streets before relaxing in your hotel for the evening. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Jaipur—Delhi
After breakfast, leave for Delhi for your next destination or return to home town from Indira Gandhi International Airport / New Delhi Railway station or request drop-off at your Delhi hotel of your choice.
We also arrange Car cum Train tour of Delhi – Agra and Jaipur on request of the guest with professional guide.