Things to do in Jaipur

Our most recommended things to do in Jaipur

From Delhi: Private 4-Days Golden Triangle luxurious Tour

1. From Delhi: Private 4-Days Golden Triangle luxurious Tour

It's a visit wherein you will visit the real attractions of the Golden Triangle India Tour, similar to a visit to one of the biggest mosques, Jama Masjid in Delhi. The hypnotizing magnificence of Taj Mahal in Agra will steal your heart and the pink city Jaipur will take you to the Rajput period. If you've never been to the subcontinent, begin here a mesmerizing Golden Triangle Tour. Day 1 - Delhi Sightseeing & Drive to Agra Pick up by Ac Vehicle from hotel or any location in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad & Faridabad. Start visit from Jama Masjid in Old Delhi. Then enjoy rikshaw ride in the narrow street of Chandni Chowk and admire the colors of Spice Market. Afterwards drive & pass by Red Fort, India Gate & President Palace. Then go for the most popular visit Qutub Minar, Humayun tomb and Lotus Temple in New Delhi. (Overnight in Agra) Day 2 - Agra Sightseeing & Drive to Jaipur Enjoy the Mesmerizing Taj Mahal sunrise view early in the morning with tour guide and then go back to hotel for breakfast. Post breakfast and Shower be ready for the second visit of the day Agra Fort. Afterwards you will en-route to Jaipur. (Overnight in Jaipur) Day 3 - Jaipur Sightseeing Post breakfast meet your guide & driver to enjoy the magnificent Amer Fort to admire the culture of Rajput. Then pass by Jal Mahal & Hawa Mahal. Explore the royal residence of Jaipur City Palace and Experience the visit of world biggest observatory Jantar Mantar. (Overnight in Jaipur) Day 4 - Drive Jaipur to Delhi In Morning after having breakfast take the route for Delhi. Upon arrival driver will drop you at your desire location. Agra 3 star hotel options: Hotel Taj Vilas or The Retreat or similar or similar 3 star hotel. Agra 5 star hotel options: Double Tree by Hilton or Courtyard by Marriott or similar 5 star hotel. Jaipur 3 star hotel options: Maurya Palace or Surya villa palace or similar 3 star hotel. Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 star hotel.

From Delhi: 4-Day Golden Triangle & Ranthambore Tiger Safari

2. From Delhi: 4-Day Golden Triangle & Ranthambore Tiger Safari

Day 1: Delhi - Agra After pickup, you will enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Delhi city. You’ll visit the Qutub Minar, a "victory tower" that forms part of the Qutb complex, the Lotus Temple and the India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India. After your Delhi city tour, proceed to Agra, where you will check in to your hotel.  Day 2: Agra - Ranthambore Wake up early and start your day by admiring the sunrise over the Taj Mahal. Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately two hours, then return to the hotel for breakfast. After that, check out from your hotel, and visit the historic Agra Fort. See the fort's different apartments and enjoy its magnificent architecture. You’ll then head to proceed Ranthambore, where you will check in to your hotel.  Day 3: Ranthambore - Jaipur Wake up early and head into Ranthambore National Park for a jungle safari aboard a Jeep. Splend a few hours navigating the thrilling landscapes of this thick forest with your trained naturalist in pursuit of wild Bengal tigers. Enjoy breakfast back at your hotel after your morning game drive, then depart for Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in to your hotel.  Day 4: Jaipur - Delhi After breakfast, take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You’ll visit Panna Meena ka Kund, the Amber Fort, and the Jal Mahal, a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. After your city tour of Jaipur, you will make the approximately five-hour journey back to Delhi, or be dropped off at Jaipur airport.

Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Tour

3. Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Tour

Travel with a private guide and driver to explore the city of Jaipur. Visit the Hawa Mahal Palace and study the intricate lattice design. Explore with your professional guide as they explain the history and architecture of the region to you. Drive comfortably between stops to ensure a smooth-running and relaxing day.   See the Step Well, an ancient site featuring an architecturally unique arrangement of steps leading down to a well. Feel the serenity of the place and ponder the geometry of its architecture. Visit the red sandstone and marble Amber Fort, and the submerged wonder of the Jal Mahal. Relax with some free time for shopping, as Jaipur is famous for a variety of goods such as gems, bangles and silver jewelry. Sample local, freshly-cooked cuisine as your guide takes you to a restaurant for lunch.  Stop at the City Palace after lunch, the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum, but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. Finally call at the Jantar Mantar and discover the many architectural and astronomical instruments.

From Jaipur: Ranthambore Tiger Safari Private Day Trip

4. From Jaipur: Ranthambore Tiger Safari Private Day Trip

Take an exciting private day trip to Ranthambore National Park from Jaipur, ideal for wildlife enthusiasts. The park was once a royal hunting ground, and still houses the Royal Fort and a scattering of ancient temples. The area is known for Bengal tigers, mugger crocodiles, Indian leopards, sloth bears, and hundreds of species of birds. After early pick up from your hotel or the airport in Jaipur, relax on the approximately 3 to 4-hour drive to Sawai Madhopur. Reach Ranthambore at 1 PM. Your 4-hour afternoon safari will start at approximately 2 PM. Travel through the forest zone with a government-approved naturalist guide in an open 6-seater Jeep or a larger canter, as you look out for the varied Indian flora and fauna in its natural habitat. At the end of the safari around 6:30 PM, the driver will be waiting to transfer you back to your hotel in Jaipur. You may request a dinner break on the way back. Enjoy a fun, memorable tour at India's most popular national park.

From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

5. From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

Discover some of the most magnificent monuments in India on a luxury, private tour of the 3 great cities of India's Golden Triangle. Treat yourself and stay in luxury accommodation to get a taste of life on the subcontinent during the days of the Raj. Alternatively, book your own accommodation and choose the option which does not include hotel bookings. Day 1: Delhi – Agra Benefit from pick-up at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. Take a half-day tour of Delhi city center to see monuments such as the Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple) and India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and the President's Palace before taking the expressway to Agra.  Day 2: Agra – Jaipur Wake early to get a majestic view of the sunrise and Taj Mahal. Look inside the mausoleum on a 2-hour guided tour before the crowds arrive. Return to your hotel for breakfast. Visit the historic Agra Fort before proceeding to Jaipur.  Day 3: Jaipur City Tour Visit the majestic Amber Fort after breakfast and gaze in wonder at the beauty of Jal Mahal. Continue to the Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) and stop at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and Maharaja's City Palace. Day 4: Jaipur – Delhi Drive back to Delhi after breakfast and get dropped off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

6. From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

Relax in first-class on high-speed train from Delhi to Jaipur. Travel in a climate-controlled vehicle between sights like the Amber Fort and the Jal Mahal palace in Man Sagar Lake. Choose from a where the entry fees are paid for you or a tour where you can purchase tickets onsite. Enjoy the convenience of early morning hotel pickup from Delhi, Gurugram, or Noida and hop aboard a comfortable and air-conditioned express train to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, meet your tour guide in front of your train.  Cruise thorugh the city in a private vehicle and stop at the Amber Fort. Discover the unique architecture of this opulent fort that is comprised of red sandstone and marble. Stroll over cobbled paths that overlook the shimmering waters of Lake Maota.  Be captivated by the stunning patterns of the symmetrical stairways of the Panna Meena Ka Kund stepwell and rainwater catchment. Capture some impressive photos to share on social media before heading to the Jal Mahal lake palace. Take in the grand scale of the palace's Rajput style of architecture. Marvel at how most of the palace's floors are underwater. Pause for a lunch break where you can purchase some delectable local fare with recommendations from your guide.  Visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind), City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar observatory. Transfer back to the Jaipur Railway Station to catch the train back to Delhi in the evening. Be transferred from the train station in Delhi to your accommodation. 

From Delhi: Private 5-Day Golden Triangle Tour

7. From Delhi: Private 5-Day Golden Triangle Tour

Experience the best of India's Golden Triangle on this 5-day tour. Discover some of the city's best monuments and stay in luxury accommodation as you travel around 3 of the Golden Triangle's best cities in the company of a private tour guide and driver.  Day 1 Benefit from pickup at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. Take a half-day tour of Delhi city center with time in both New and Old Dehli. Admire monuments such as the Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, and India Gate. Drive past Khari Baoli Spice Market, Parliament House, and the President's Palace before checking into your hotel. Day 2 After breakfast, proceed to Agra and check-in at your hotel before taking a guided tour of Mehtab Bagh, a charbagh complex with breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal complex and Agra Fort.  Day 3 Rise early to watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal and enjoy a guided tour of this majestic palace before the crowds arrive. Later, visit the historic Agra Fort before proceeding to Jaipur where you will spend the night. Day 4 After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of Jaipur. Visit the majestic Amber Fort and marvel at the beauty of Jal Mahal. Continue to the Palace of the Winds and stop at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and Maharaja's City Palace. Day 5 Make the journey back to Delhi or, if you wish, get dropped off at Jaipur airport.

Jaipur: Instagram Tour of The Best Photography Spots

8. 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.

Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

9. Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

Day 1: Delhi Half-Day City Tour, Agra Begin your 3-day Golden Triangle tour with pickup from your desired location in Delhi, Noida, or Gurugram by air-conditioned car. Your half-day tour of Delhi begins with a visit to Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple, also called Bahai Temple, and India Gate. Traveling in a private climate-controlled vehicle with a driver, you will later ride past the Parliament House, the President's Palace, and the Secretariat buildings. Following your tour in Delhi, have lunch before driving for 3 to 4 hours along the Yamuna Expressway to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in to your hotel before spending the evening at leisure. Day 2: Agra and Jaipur Start your sightseeing of Agra city early with a mesmerizing view of the sunrise as it ascends beside the Taj Mahal. Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately 2 hours, before returning to your hotel for breakfast. Following breakfast, check-out from your hotel and visit the historic Agra Fort, also known as Red Fort. Afterwards, proceed to Jaipur, where upon your arrival you will check in to your hotel. Day 3: Jaipur City Tour, Delhi Kick start the last day of your tour with a satisfying breakfast. Following that, take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Visit Amber Fort situated on the top of the hill, and be treated to the majestic and surreal views of Jal Mahal. Following your time exploring the Jal Mahal, head to the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal, which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. You will later finish with a visit to Jantar Mantar and Maharaja’s city palace, during which you will have time for lunch. Finally, you will make the journey back to Delhi, or if you prefer, to Jaipur Airport. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar 4 Star Hotel Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar 5 Star Hotel Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

Delhi: 6-Day Golden Triangle Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur Tour

10. Delhi: 6-Day Golden Triangle Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur Tour

Day 1: Delhi Airport Pickup Be welcomed at the airport and relax on your transfer to your Delhi hotel, before settling in for a relaxing first night. Check in to the Hotel Singh Son or similar 3-star hotel. Day 2: Delhi City Tour Begin your adventure by visiting some of the key sights in Delhi such as India Gate, President House, Parliament House, Himayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple and Jama Masjid. Embark on a rickshaw ride through the Chandni Chowk Market to explore Kinnari Bazaar, Parantha Wali Gali (an Indian breakfast street), and several local markets. Make a final stop at the Fateh Puri Mosque, built in the 17th century. Stay in Same Hotel Singh Son or similar 3-star hotel. Day 3: Delhi - Agra Leave your hotel after breakfast before proceeding to Agra, with a visit to the Baby Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, before going to explore one of the most famous emblems of India. Spend the afternoon discovering the grand form of the Taj Mahal. Check in to the Hotel Taj Villa or similar 3-star hotel. Day 4: Agra - Jaipur  After being collected early from your hotel, experience the sunrise over the Taj Mahal before proceeding to Jaipur. On the way you visit Fateh-pur-sikri, and later on in the day you visit the engineering accomplishment of the Chand Baori Step Well before being transferred to your hotel. Check in to the Hotel King Palace or similar 3-star hotel. Day 5: Jaipur City Tour Head to see the Jaipur-Amber Fort and the visually stunning Water Palace. Visit also the Hawa Mahal and City Palace. See the Observatory of Jaipur, built in India in the first half of the 18th century. Stay in Same Hotel King Palace or similar 3-star hotel. Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi  Finish your tour with a final breakfast in Jaipur before being returned to Delhi where you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 275 reviews

Excellent guided tour with the best suggestions for photography spots. Very kind guide (Kamran) and driver (Vinod) , who were patient enough to let us take tons of photos and videos for our Instagram and YouTube. Loved the pace, service, and stress free experience. Cruised thru ticket lines and immense help with carrying our stuff. The ride was extra comfortable. Highly recommend!! Would give a 10 star rating if I could.

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!

Jaipur tour from delhi by train is Impeccable! From pick up from my hotel to the train station and return goes well. My guide Kapil is brilliant! He goes above and beyond with the whole tour. Highly Recommended especially for those who only have a few days in Delhi. I enjoyed the pink city a lot!

A great experience. We had an excellent driver and comfortable car. In each city, a local guide met us who was knowledgeable about that area. The tour could be adjusted based on our personal interests and time constraints.

Fantastic day tour in Jaipur. Mukesh was the best guide we have had in India so far. He is very knowlegeble and has an incredible sense of humour. we 100% recommend the tour.