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Jaipur: Instagram Tour of The Best Photography Spots

1. Jaipur: Instagram Tour of The Best Photography Spots

The Pink City is a favorite amongst photography lovers for its symmetrical arches and colorful buildings. This tour brings together the most picturesque locations, with an opportunity for you to learn more about Jaipur's history and culture. Your friendly guide will take you to iconic sites, perfect for your Instagram and SnapChat feed Keep your phones and cameras ready to catch the morning light at Patrika Gate. Brightly colored corridors have made this location famous on the internet, especially for candid portraits. The Panna Meena ka Kund is another Instagram special - geometric staircases in this community stepwell are a feat of historical engineering. The Jal Mahal offers stunning views of the Water Palace and the seasonal sighting of migratory birds. Jantar Mantar, featuring the world's largest sundial, makes for unexpected photographs of giant astronomical instruments. Do not forget Jaipur's signature landmark, the Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, the most photographed building in the city. Indulge one step further by opting to visit the grand rooms of City Palace and the magnificent blue-walled Chandra Mahal. The different "Pols" and courtyards at Amer Fort are a highly recommended photo stop for memorable pictures against imposing antique doors. For some unique perspective, take an optional hike to Jaigarh for a bird-eye view of the city, or choose to walk around in the bazaars of Jaipur to capture some street style photos of the colorful markets. Your guide will accompany you at all times, and will be more than happy to take pictures for you. End your day with unforgettable memories and take home countless photographs of one of India's most beautiful cities.

Jaipur Amer Fort, Jal Mahal & Stepwell Private Half-Day Tour

2. Jaipur Amer Fort, Jal Mahal & Stepwell Private Half-Day Tour

Choose an early start between 8AM and 10 AM to beat the heat and crowds. Start off with a quick tour of Jaigarh and its panoramic views of the city from the Aravalli Hills. See the “Jaivana”, which was once the world’s largest cannon on wheels. Next, drive outside of Jaipur to the UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most opulent hill forts of India, Amer Fort. Stroll through the combination of royal Rajput residences, temples, and courtyards which are laid out across multiple levels overlooking Lake Maota and the gardens. Step inside the impressive hall of mirrors, known as Sheesh Mahal or "Diwaan-e-Khaas" and see the various gateways known as 'Pol' which make for countless photo opportunities. Mindful of ethical tourism practices, this tour does not offer elephant rides to the top of Amer Fort. Then, stop at Panna Meena ka Kund, a traditional Rajasthani Baori (or stepwell) which is known for its symmetrical architecture and zig-zag steps. This delightful spot was made famous in the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and makes for a perfect memory of Rajasthan's incredible architecture. Choose to make a quick optional lunch break, at your own expense. As you head back towards Jaipur, make a final stop on the promenade of Lake Man Sagar, home to Jal Mahal or the Water Palace. This partially submerged summer palace also attracts migratory birds in the winters. The tour ends with a drop to your hotel or another place of preference within Jaipur.

Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

3. Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

Choose from a flexible starting time between 8-11 AM and pre-book a hassle-free pick-up from Jaipur Airport, the Railway Station or your hotel. This tour can be tailor-made to suit your interests and you can spend as much time as you wish at each location. In the 8-hour duration, you can visit between 5-6 sites in Jaipur. Enjoy full flexibility, whether you want to visit major sightseeing attractions, eat great street food, or shop in the colorful bazaars. Feel free to ask for recommendations while booking, or ask your friendly driver for suggestions on how to maximize your day. A private English-speaking guide (optional) can accompany you to explain the heritage and history, or give you tips on the hidden gems of the city. Travel at your own pace, and escape the heat and chaos in your air-conditioned car. Stop for lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant or try authentic local Rajasthani cuisine. Explore the distinctive landmarks of Jaipur such as the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the City Palace and the remarkable collection at the Albert Hall Museum. If you are interested in astronomy, a visit to the world’s largest sundial at Jantar Mantar Observatory is highly recommended. Be amazed by Rajasthan’s extravagance at Amer Fort and Jal Mahal (Water Palace). For stunning aerial views of the surrounding countryside, climb to the top of Jaigarh. For something offbeat, consider visiting the stepwell at Panna Meena ka Kund, the Anokhi Museum for Hand Printing, or a cultural show at a Haveli. At the end of the day, request to be dropped-off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. This activity is the perfect way to absorb everything Jaipur has to offer without being bound by a fixed itinerary.

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What people are saying about Jaigarh Fort

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 72 reviews

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kamran(guide) and Vinod (driver) we’re both terrific and very professional throughout the day. Kamaran is very knowledgeable on the history, very friendly and kind. He was always happy for us to take pictures and also helped move some people out the way to get clean pictures of the architecture. He also took some lovely photos of me and my partner too. Our driver Vinod, picked us up from our hotel. And dropped us at the front of all the spots for the best views. He was very polite and a great driver too. Would highly recommend this team to anyone visiting the area. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Very nice and professional driver and guide who knew many great photo spots and was very knowledgeable about the history of the places we went to and local culture. Traveling alone as a female, I never felt uncomfortable. Let the guide know if you are interested in buying some things, e.g. gemstones, and he will take you to places where you can make verified purchases.

Great tour with Irfan and Rama Singh today, we explored Jaipur high and low starting with the Amer Fort and ending with the monkey palace. It’s great to be able to customise to what you want to see and Ifran offered many more points of interest that were more local and less touristy. We thoroughly enjoyed- thank you!

Suresh tiwari is the most wonderful guide, he is so caring and provide great explanations of the various spots! The most important quality is he took the best photos of us! We have the best photos of our India trip today with him. Driver Ram Singh is also very nice and helpful in providing recommendations

The activity was well planned & strcutured, Our guide Kamran & the driver took great care of us while the whole activity. I would recommend taking this trip with them.