Jaipur International Airport (JAI)
Day 1 to Day 5 - 4N
Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Jai Mahal Palace is a stunning piece of Rajasthan’s heritage and has been the residence of three Prime Ministers of the princely state of Jaipur. Now a 5-star luxury hotel of Taj Hotels & Palaces. Spend your initial 4 days here while you explore this beautiful city.
15:00 – 17:00
Albert Hall Museum
After finishing your lunch at the hotel take some rest and head over to Albert Hall Museum. Museum closes at 17:00 and opens again at 19:00 hours.
17:00 – 18:30
Ajmeri Gate, Ramniwas Bagh
Stroll around the Ramniwas Bagh gardens next to the Albert hall museum and explore the streets of Jaipur around this area.
19:00 – 20:00
Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Enjoy the traditional lighting ceremony and the evening events at the hotel where you are staying. This is organized by the hotel every evening.
Cinnamon - Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Savor a meal from Princely States of India at the erstwhile dining room of the Prime Minister of Jaipur State. One can enjoy the cuisines from Rajputana, Awadh, and Hyderabad.
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09:30 – 11:30
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the prominent landmark of Jaipur situated in the center of the city. Even though travelers spend very less time here, let a tour guide take you around the palace and later explore the inside of this mahal at your own pace.
11:45 – 12:30
Is very close to Hawa mahal and next to the city palace. 10 minutes by walk from Hawa Mahal. Explore the historic, working astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of this city before you leave for lunch.
12:45 – 14:30 | Lunch at
Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar
Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani veg thali filled with flavors and variety at this famous restaurant in the city. You might need to wait for some time to get a table here.
14:45 – 17:00
Explore the massive city palace complex enclosing Diwan-E-Aam, the museum (Mubarak Mahal) situated inside this complex with a nominal entry ticket. If you follow this itinerary, you will be visiting again.
Explore Johari Bazar, and Tripolia Bazaar, and shop in the local stores located in the vicinity of the palaces. You can find products ranging from simple traditional souvenirs, and leather bags to expensive jewelry
Giardino - Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Take a break from the Indian food and savor the traditional Italian food paired with the finest old and new world wines in a fine dining restaurant by the pool.
10:30 – 12:00
Soon after finishing your breakfast head to the Anokhi Museum to see the rich textile heritage of the land through demonstrations and artifacts related to block printing on textile. This place is closed on Monday.
12:15 – 12:45
Panna Mina ka kund
This is a beautiful step-well located near the Anokhi Museum and on the way to Amber fort from the museum. One can find such step-wells across the state of Rajasthan.
13:00 – 16:30
Amber / Amer Fort
This is a huge fort situated just outside the city of Jaipur. Do dedicate a few hours to explore this marvelous fort at your own pace. Things not to miss while exploring this fort – Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas, Baradari, and the grand entrance of Suraj dwaar.
You can have lunch in this royal restaurant located inside the fort.
16:45 – 17:15
It is a beautiful royal garden next to the Jal Mahal. Spend some time strolling around this garden.
Sit along the Man Sagar Lake and enjoy the evening breeze while gazing at this palace in midst of water before heading back to Amer.
Timing varies depending on the season and months
Amber / Amer Fort - Light & Sound Show
A must experience to understand the history of the fort through light and sound. The timing of the show varies depending on the season and months. Do confirm the show timings during your afternoon visit.
In-Room Dinning - Taj Jai Mahal Palace
After an exhausting day of walking and exploring Amer. Get back to the hotel, take a bath and enjoy a meal in your room.
10:00 – 12:30
After having a filling breakfast at your hotel, it is time to explore another fort in jaipur. This overlooks the Amer which you visited yesterday.
13:00 – 14:30 | Lunch at
Jal Mahal Restaurant - Trident Hotel Jaipur
After an exhausting walk in the fort, it’s time to fuel your belly.
14:45 – 15:45
Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre
Explore the beauty of blue pottery and buy some souvenirs. You can interact with the owner of the shop and learn more about this traditional craft.
16:00 – 17:00
Gaitore Ki Chhatriyan
Is the royal crematorium grounds. This compound follows Vedic architectural guidelines with Indo-Persian structural and arcuate building influences. Kindly note that the ticket counter closes at 16:30 and the place is open till 17:00.
Another very old fort in the city. Spend your evening on the hilltop admiring the pink city and the setting sun. This fort is open till late in the evening and you can spend some quality peaceful time here.
Marble Arch - Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Do try to have lunch at the place where you would have been having the breakfasts every day.
- Change Hotel
Taj Jai Mahal Palace
It’s time to say bye-bye to this beautiful palace and shift your base to the next palace hotel in the city.
Day 5 to Day 8 - 3N
Taj Rambagh Palace
It is time for you to live like a Maharaja by staying in the former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur.
Lunch & Dinner at
Steam - Taj Rambagh Palace
Enjoy your afternoon lunch and dinner at Jaipur’s best lounge bar which offers Mediterranean cuisine and features a restored steam engine and recreated Victorian station.
10:00 – 13:00
Highly recommend to take the private tour inside the palace. Special tickets for this are available at the booking / ticket counter.
This tiny cafe by Anokhi located next to their main retail store offers some really lip smacking food. We recommend trying their Pizzas.
After lunch at Anokhi cafe, you can visit their store and explore other textile stores in the city like Pachouli to buy some fine block printed apparels for you and your loved ones.
Peshawri - ITC Rajputana
Soak up all the stresses of your long week of traveling, and enjoy a signature experience at Taj’s Jiva spa before you head back to your busy schedule.
Rajput Room - Taj Rambagh Palace
Enjoy a filing afternoon lunch like a Maharaj.
Suvarna Mahal - Taj Rambagh Palace
Savor the royal cuisines from the princely states of Rajasthan, Awadh, Punjab, and Hyderabad to get the best of India on your last night in Jaipur.
Taj Rambagh Palace
After all the relaxation and detoxing its time to check out.
Take off from
Jaipur International Airport
Leave the pink city of Jaipur with fond memories.
General advice is to visit the tourist places on weekdays to avoid the crowd and to later relax in the lap of luxury like a royal during the weekend before you depart from the city.
This recommended itinerary covers most of the key locations in and around Jaipur to get a proper feel of the royal pink city and to experience the life of a maharaja (king). There are 4 other places which can be visited.
- Galta Ji (In Jaipur)
- Patrika Gate (In Jaipur)
- Bhangarh Fort (around 80Km from Jaipur)
- Chand Bawri (40 Km from Bhangarh)