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Fortress of the Kings: Amer and Jaigarh Forts Half-Day Tour

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Uncover the rich tapestry of Jaipur’s history on our half-day “Fortress of the Kings” tour. Commencing at 8:00 AM with a hotel pick-up, we embark on a journey through the regal heritage of Rajasthan. Our first destination is the majestic Amer Fort, perched on a hilltop, where you’ll be awed by the dazzling Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam, and Diwan-e-Khas. An optional elephant ride adds to the enchantment. Following this, we venture to Jaigarh Fort, a formidable fortress designed to safeguard Amer Fort. Explore its imposing ramparts, watchtowers, and the renowned Jaivana cannon, the largest on wheels. As the tour culminates, we return you to your Jaipur hotel by 2:00 PM, leaving you with indelible impressions of Rajasthan’s royal past.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the opulent interiors of Amer Fort, including the stunning Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace).
  • Learn about the history and significance of Jaigarh Fort, with its formidable ramparts and the world's largest cannon on wheels, Jaivana.
  • Witness the grandeur of Rajasthan's architectural heritage with a visit to two iconic hilltop forts.
  • Enjoy an optional elephant ride to the entrance of Amer Fort, reminiscent of royal extravagance.
  • Immerse yourself in the regal ambiance and rich history of these majestic forts, capturing the essence of Jaipur's royal past.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 119
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 220
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 340
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 414
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 516
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 635
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 754

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up: 8:00 AM from your hotel in Jaipur

Indicative Drop-Off: 2:00 PM at your hotel in Jaipur

8:00 AM - Hotel Pick-Up in Jaipur:
Your exciting day begins with a prompt pick-up at 8:00 AM from your hotel in Jaipur. Your professional guide and friendly driver will greet you, ensuring you travel in comfort and style in an air-conditioned vehicle.

8:30 AM - Explore the Majestic Amer Fort:
Your first destination is the magnificent Amer Fort, located approximately 11 kilometers from Jaipur's city center. This hilltop fort is a prime example of Rajput architecture and history. Upon arrival, your guide will lead you through the fort's awe-inspiring structures, including the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace), an exquisite chamber adorned with thousands of mirrored tiles. You'll also visit the Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), where the maharaja addressed his subjects, and the Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), known for its intricate marble work. Optionally, you can embark on an enchanting elephant ride up to the fort's entrance, an experience that adds to the charm of your visit.

10:30 AM - Explore Jaigarh Fort:
Your journey continues to Jaigarh Fort, a formidable fortress constructed in the early 18th century. Perched on a hill, this fort served as a defense bastion for Amer Fort and the city of Jaipur. As you explore the expansive fort, your guide will share stories of its history and significance. Marvel at the impressive ramparts and watchtowers that offer breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. You'll also have the unique opportunity to witness Jaivana, the world's largest cannon on wheels, which remains in remarkable condition to this day.

12:00 PM - Lunch Break:
After an enriching morning of exploration, treat your taste buds to a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Savor authentic Rajasthani cuisine or choose from a variety of culinary options that cater to your preferences. Your guide will recommend excellent dining establishments that provide a genuine taste of the region.

1:00 PM - Craftsmanship at Handicrafts Emporium (Optional):
For those interested in traditional Rajasthani crafts, textiles, jewelry, and more, you have the option to visit a local handicrafts emporium. Here, you can admire and acquire unique souvenirs while supporting local artisans and their craftsmanship.

2:00 PM - Return to Jaipur Hotel:
Your memorable day exploring Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort concludes with a comfortable and secure drop-off at your Jaipur hotel by 2:00 PM. Reflect on the rich history and architectural splendor of Jaipur's historic forts, and relish the unique experiences this tour has offered you.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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