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Jaipur Tour Packages by Taj Holidays

India’s famed pink city, with a unique character that is quintessentially Rajput, is more than a gateway to Rajasthan. Jaipur has a bit of everything, from the wonders of its many historic forts and palaces, to the rich vibrancy of local culture and bustling energy in its vivid bazaars.

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Galtaji Temple
Open :5.00AM-9.00PM
The iconic Galtaji Temple, snugly perched between cliff faces near Surajpol, offers spectacular views. A collection of striking temples and water tanks, the Galtaji Temple complex has bold macaques and light-footed langurs thronging the site which you must keep an eye out for.
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Hawa Mahal
Open :9.30AM-4.30PM
Hawa Mahal is a fairy tale crafted in pink sandstone. This five-storied honeycomb, with over nine hundred jharokhas or latticed windows, was made to allow the ladies of the royal household to observe street festivals from behind their filigreed screens without coming directly in the public eye.
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Discover Inspired Home Decor
It is hard not to fall in love with the craft-inspired home-design pieces at Anantaya AKFD. Choose from grand tazia lamps, copperware utensils, charming tea-light lamps and other interesting artefacts.
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Explore Local Culture
Open :10.00AM-5.00PM
The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing allows you to explore the history of block printing. Hidden away in a beautifully-restored haveli, you can watch local artists carving out intricate designs on wooden blocks and enjoy the unique experience of creating your own block-printed scarf.
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Soar High
The early start is well worth the views you will be rewarded with as you float blissfully in the sky above Jaipur in a hot-air balloon. If the weather is in your favour, you could soar along the mighty Aravalli range, past pretty villages and step-wells, and over the magnificent Amber Fort.
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Bring Home Local Color
Jaipur’s blue pottery, an ancient artform that travelled with the Mongols to India, is legendary. Kripal Kumbh, a store run out of the late master craftsman Kripal Singh Shekhawat’s home, sells lovely examples of these ceramics. Treat yourself to unique works of art in fetching hues.
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City Palace
Open :9.30AM-5.00PM
A majestic red and white complex of courtyards and palaces, the City Palace houses the Maharaja Sawai Mansingh II Museum, which is a storehouse of priceless art treasures. Do not miss the enormous silver jars that held the holy water of the Ganges for Maharaja Madho Singh II on his trip to England.
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Take a Regal Ride
Open :8.00AM-5.30PM
Lumber up to the imposing ramparts of Amber Fort on elephant back, as royalty once did. A spectacular edifice of pale yellow and pink sandstone, Amber Fort is one of Jaipur’s star attractions. Do visit the stunning Sheesh Mahal or hall of mirrors, and the art gallery.
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Bedeck Yourself In Exquisite-Royal Jewels
Open :10.00AM-6.00PM
The sheer variety of dazzling jewellery on offer at Amrapali will leave you spoilt for choice. The traditional kundan and meenakari pieces are exquisite, as are the more contemporary designs, charming trinkets and royal snuff-boxes.
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Heritage Hotel in Jaipur - Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
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Jai Mahal Palace

Jai Mahal Palace

Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur
12.1km from Jaipur International Airport

A 278 years old property, it is the former residence of the Prime Minister of Jaipur. Spread over 18 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel offers all modern comforts.

278-year Old Grand Palace
Located in the Heart of Jaipur
18 acres of Landscaped Gardens
94 rooms and 6 Suites, all Exquisitely Designed
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