Well-connected to many other tourist destinations, Jaipur is very popular with tourists from all over the world. Embarking on a five-day family trip to the capital of Rajasthan can be a great experience as the city is rich in art and culture, architecture and religion.
The itinerary in this article considers all the Jaipur points of interest and includes the important tourist places in Jaipur that you will enjoy visiting with your family.
Your family vacation will start with a brief journey from the airport/station to the luxurious comfort of the Club Mahindra affiliate property in the heart of Jaipur. At the ideal place for Jaipur sightseeing, you can freshen up and get ready for five exciting days in the Pink City.
Explore the majestic white marble building built in 1988 by the Birla family. Marble is one of Rajasthan’s famous exports and you can witness some marvellous use of it at the Birla Mandir. Thereafter, visit some popular markets of the city such as Johari Bazar for Rajasthani jewellery, Bapu Bazar for apparels and accessories etc.
On the first day, stroll around get a feel of what the city has in store for you and come back for a final round of shopping later.
Gear up to explore some of the most important places to visit in Jaipur. Head to one of the major forts of Rajasthan that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Amer (or Amber) Fort. It is an excellent example of Rajput military hill architecture.
Enjoy the view of the Sun Gate and explore the expansive gardens within the fort. You should also visit Sheesh Mahal, an intelligent architectural play with thousands of mirrors. You can then proceed to Jal Mahal by rowing to the middle of Man Sagar Lake.
After enjoying the serenity of this fortress, you could visit the hilltop on which sits Nahargarh Fort. It overlooks a beautiful lake and houses a food court, a restaurant, the Jaipur wax museum, and a glass palace.
Start your day by visiting the famous Hawa Mahal, a pink sandstone façade with exquisite balconies and verandas. Jaipur’s Diwan-e-Khas is a break from the Rajput legacy and a historic Mughal landmark of the city.
Visit the Jantar Mantar to be awed by how astronomy was studied with the 19 instruments built as early as 1734 by Maharaja Jai Singh II. End the day by visiting the tranquil Moti Dungri temple situated in Moti Dungri Palace.
You can make an early morning trip to Pushkar, which can be reached from Jaipur in three hours. Spend some time by Pushkar Lake before visiting the only Brahma temple in the world. There are many other sites of religious and cultural significance nearby to explore.
You should also try the camel safari and enjoy the sunset on the sand dunes, before returning to the comfort of your Jaipur resort.
On the final day, before exploring the popular shopping areas in town, you can go for one last sightseeing session by visiting the City Palace. It has a variety of influences in its construction and is famous for its art gallery and its collection of historical weapons.
Praised generously in numerous Club Mahindra reviews, a stay at the Mansingh Towers, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Jaipur, is something to cherish. Offering comfortable accommodation with modern amenities, the resort also has a fine-dine restaurant where guests can enjoy local delicacies.
To add to a royal experience befitting the city and Rajasthan, the location of Mansingh Towers resort in Jaipur is excellent. A stay at the Mansingh Towers is certain to make your Jaipur trip a memorable one!