Top Things to do in Jaipur

by alice thomas

Top Things to do in Jaipur

Jaipur – the capital city of Rajasthan is commonly called The Pink City. This city has preserved many historical structures in Red Sandstone. It is also home to top UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Tourists visit mainly for the famous structures like Jaipur Palace Jal Mahal, etc. But Jaipur is an amazing place to holiday with exciting things to do in Jaipur given here. Check them out.

1. Ziplining in Jaipur

There are several interesting things to do in Jaipur in addition to visiting historic structures temples monuments and forts. Ziplining – this thrilling 30-minute adventure experience will help you enjoy the scenic Aravali Hills. You will be secured to a line hanging above 50 feet from ground level and slide at top speed across a complete valley. Follow all safety instructions on equipment etc. and you will enjoy this memorable adventure.

2. Ride an Elephant at Amer Fort

Amer Fort is one of the top places to visit in Jaipur and is situated on top of a huge hill. You have to get inside the fort only on wheels as it is nearly impossible to climb up. However, another cool way to go up Amer Fort is to take a ride on the back of an Elephant! You get down at the Amer Fort Gate after a one – way ride roughly lasting 20 minutes. There are limited rides only until 6 pm and a long queue too. So be there early!

3. Boat ride to Jal Mahal

The Water Palace is best seen at sunset when the light reflects the waters. Enjoy a boat ride in Jaipur to Jal Mahal as the Jal Mahal is surrounded by water. Other interesting things to do in Jaipur around Jal Mahal is street shopping, camel ride, admire Man Sagar lake, and view the birds in surrounding forests. This is located very close to Amer Fort so plan to visit this place as your next top destination in Jaipur.

4. Visit the Wax Museum

This museum is famous for Gati Gamini, a massive bullet as you enter the world’s first wax museum in Jaipur. This wax museum is a section of the Nahargarh Fort which is a famous tourist site in Jaipur. Find world-renowned personalities and historic figures such as Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Rabindranath Tagore, Maharani Gayatri Devi, etc. When you visit the Nahargarh Fort situated on top of the highest point in Jaipur get an amazing view of the scenic Aravalis.

5. Taste the Rajasthani Thali

There are endless things to do in Jaipur and one thing you have to do is taste traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Select from a variety of meals and desserts as the choices are endless. The best is Rajasthani Thali as there is a wide variety of different food items in smaller quantities.

6. Shopping in Jaipur

The city of Jaipur is very colorful and you can find all the traditional people dressed in bright colors from head to toe. Shop for local things from miniature handicrafts, blue pottery, scarfs & turbans, Jaipuri footwear, carpets, bags, jewelry, etc. Famous market places include Johari Bazaar  Chandpole and Kishanpole Bazaar that are only some of the best places to shop in Jaipur.

7. Hot Air Balloon Ride in Jaipur

One of the best ways to see top attractions in Jaipur by adventurous fun activity is from a hot air balloon. Several operators organize these balloons. rides situated at Jamnalal Bajaj Road. These trips are based on climatic conditions but are adventure, fun, and a great trip to go with friends or family.

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