TOP THINGS TO DO IN JAIPUR


A colorful amalgamation of the old and the new mingle in Jaipur. Here you will come across a multitude of forts and palaces as well as urban neighborhoods and shopping areas. And exploring these attractions offers a range of fun things to do in Jaipur.
Create a treasure-trove of memories on your trip to Jaipur by exploring the various forts, monuments, bazaars, and cafes. You can also go on a camel safari, Experience Rajasthan culture at the village resort, pick up Rajasthani shoes and trinkets at the market enjoy mouthwatering Lal Maas and Ghewar on your trip to this majestic city. Take a trip through the royal corridors of this Pink City and have an enjoyable experience.

How to reach Jaipur

Jaipur is well-connected by rail and some of the best trains. Adi SJ Rajdhani, Pune Jaipur Express, Ajmer Shatabdi and Jaipur Express.

Also, there are regular flights from metropolitan cities to Jaipur. The closest airport is the Sanganer Airport that lies just 10 km from the city center. There are also international connecting flights to cities like Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, and Sharjah.

However, the most popular and budget-friendly means of traveling to Jaipur is via bus. There are Volvos, Rajasthan state-run buses and deluxe buses that ply frequently to Jaipur. These operate from Delhi, Vadodara, Ajmer, Udaipur, Kota, and Ahmedabad at regular intervals.


Jeep Safari in jaipur

Go on a jeep safari throughout the city and explore the various forts and jungles here. If you only have a day to explore the city, these jeep safaris are one of the best adventure activities in Jaipur.

You will get to ride on a military jeep and see peacocks, panthers, deers, and cobras while crossing the jungles, farms and villages here. This is a good way to experience the rich history of Rajasthan. Most of these safaris start from the major forts and gateways of the city.

Enjoy the scenic sights at Jal Mahal

Admire the exotic architectural styles that combine both Mughal and Rajput characteristics at Jal Mahal or Water Palace in Jaipur. This fort is like a jewel nestled among the Nahargarh hills and situated on the Mansagar Lake. It was built as a summer resort for the royal family and was used to host duck-hunting parties. However, it is not possible to stay at the palace as it is undergoing renovation work.


Amer Fort Sound & Light Show with Dinner from Jaipur

Uncover the history of the Kachwaha dynasty with an illuminating sound and light show at Amer Fort. Admire the magnificent landmark lit up against the night sky as the area’s history unfolds in front of your eyes. Then enjoy a delicious meal in a city center restaurant.

Following the show, reflect over dinner, about the entertaining performance’s illustration of the fascinating culture and history of a society that once thrived in the city before the advent of modern-day Jaipur.


Get a taste of Rajasthani culture at Chokhi Dhani

If you are looking for an entire Rajasthani cultural experience, head on over to the Chokhi Dhani. Enjoy the electrifying ambiance of this village resort where you can enjoy puppet shows, magic shows, Rajasthani folk performances, acrobatics, camel rides, elephant rides, boating and much more.

One of the best things to do in Jaipur is to enjoy the mouthwatering Rajasthani cuisines at the open-air restaurants here. This provides a perfect break from the city life where you enjoy the natural surroundings and rustic rural life.


Bird’s eye view of Jaipur on a hot air balloon ride

Drift over the Pink City in a hot air balloon and experience the mesmerizing views of the forts and palaces nestled among the Aravalli ranges. Enjoy the plethora of colors and sounds of this city from up above.

These rides are popular things to do in Jaipur in one day and are mostly held two hours before sunrise and two hours before sunset. Most of the hot air balloon rides accommodate up to 8 people and start from Amber Fort.

Charges: INR 12,000 per adult / 250 $


Delicious Rajasthani cuisine

Jaipur is a foodie’s paradise where you will find delicious Rajasthani exotic dishes like Dal, batti or churma, Mawa Kachori, Mirchi Bada, Ghewar, and more. For some lip smacking Lal Maas try Handi at MI Road, enjoy some Murli paan, dine like a king at 1135 AD, and enjoy traditional mithai at Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar.

You can also go the healthy way and enjoy locally produced organic food at Anokhi Cafe. This is one of the best things to do in Jaipur where you can just curl up with a book on the traditional seats. For sumptuous French delicacies like creme brulees and croissants, try the Dzurt Patisserie and Café.


Cycling expedition in jaipur

Go on cycling in Jaipur expedition and witness the unique combination of Indian and European architectural styles. According to local legend, Nahar Singh Bhomia was a Rathore prince. He was not happy with the construction of this fort on his land and haunted the place. Jai Singh who was building the fort then pacified his spirit by dedicating the fort in his name.

Pedal to Heritage is one of our activities in Jaipur, Discover Jaipur on a bicycle. Traversing through the narrow lanes of the old city. Biking and unraveling the secrets that this mystic historic city beholds. An interesting way to explore the ancient culture and architecture of Jaipur on a bike.


Shop at the famous bazaars in Jaipur

Go crazy shopping at Jaipur where you will be able to find the traditional Rajasthani jewellery and clothes. Buy precious gemstones at Johari Bazaar, pick up lac jewelry at Tripolia Bazaar, shop for marble sculptures at Chandpol Bazaar.

You can also pick up Rajasthani shoes and blue pottery.


Eleday – Up close with an elephant

Spent A day with an elephant at eleday. Enjoy bareback ride of elephant. Paint elephant with natural colors. Get experience of washing elephant or feed them bananas.



Watch a Movie at Rajmandir Cinemas

Designed in moderne style by the famous Indian architect W.W. Namjoshi; Rajmandir Cinemas is a truly historic experience. Catch a Bollywood movie here and take home an experience of being carried home to the times of yore.

A popular landmark among the locals, it has hosted many movie premieres and exclusive shows over the years. The gorgeous ceiling is decorated with antique chandeliers and winding staircases that make this an experience worth remembering.

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