Figuring out what to do in Jaipur can be a problem. Our handy Jaipur travel guide is the answer.
Go Offbeat–Jaipur has many attractions, and some of them need you to go beyond the usual heritage sites on the tourist trail. The sheer wealth of history, culture, and traditions that Jaipur has to offer will leave you spellbound. Go in for a tour with Virasat Experiences. They offer three hour-guided walks that explore facets of the Pink City that you may not normally see. A worthy addition to your Jaipur travel guide, the tour will also include a look at the bazaars, where the local expert will highlight the different local crafts and cuisine that you must check out.
Take in the art:Jaipur is a treasure trove of cultural gems, and the artwork that you can find in this city is just stellar. One of the modern venues that you can explore is Artchill, which is a contemporary space that showcases works of both eminent and emergent artists. Over the years, Artchill has played host for artists like Jatin Das, ArpanaCaur and Sunil Padwal, among others. Another great addition to your Jaipur travel guide can be the Samanvai Art Gallary, which is a great platforms for artists and connoisseurs of art to come together, and explore avenues like exhibitions and workshops. If you’re in the market to pick up some artwork, then you need to head on over to the Kanchan art gallery, which has an impressive stock of modern figuratives, replicas of monuments, lithographs, etchings and paintings that are done in either oil or acrylic.
Get Your Hands On The Best Goods –If you’d like to add a stint of shopping to your Jaipur travel guide, look no further. Hot Pink, whichis housed inside the Amber Fort and the brain child of French jewellery designer Marie-Hélène de Taillac and the late MunnuKasliwal, gives you all this and more. Offering the best from Jaipur, you can get your hands on finely hand-stitched kurtas for women, as well as colourful Nehru jackets for men, which will definitely look amazing for an evening night out. You can also get your hands on fantastic pashmina cushions, as well as fabulous-looking accessories to add vibrancy to your space, with options including paper lanterns and copper pots that are filled with rose petals.
Get The Best Couture: Miraangi is Jaipur’s latest couture destination, and a worthy addition to your Jaipur travel guide. Located right in the centre of town, you can find some of the best clothing and accessory options, if you’ve already stocked up as much as you want on the local fare. Offering shoppers their pick of products from some of India’s best known designers, with names like Anamika Khanna, Manish Arora, NamrataJoshipura, Bansri and Rehane being just a few that you can add to your wardrobe checklist.
Get A Bit Of Jaipur To Your Home: Jaipur may not be the place you think you’d want to go to for furnishings, but you couldn't be further from the truth. Local flavours from the Pink City can go a long way in livening up your living room, and no one does it better than Rasa. A worthy addition to your Jaipur travel guide, Rasa stocks up on men’s and women’s fashion, but it’s the furnishings that everyone really lines up for. With uniquely-anointed block-printed pillow covers, bedspreads, curtains and quilts by the armload, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you go here. A word of warning, though; you may want to pick up an extra suitcase for yourself before you head in.
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Get a bird’s eye view of Jaipur: One of the most innovative ways in which you can explore the Pink City is definitely from the air. You must add a visit to the Sky Waltz to your Jaipur travel guide, and trust us, you won’t regret it. Offering you a completely different perspective of the city, the company takes you up in the air in a, wait for it, hot-air balloon. The hour-long flight will see you floating over the magnificent Amber Fort, and see the sun come up over the pink Hawa Mahal at sunrise. Seeing the city come to life at day break is definitely going to be the highlight of your trip.
Get All The Bling You Can Get Your Hands On: Going to Jaipur without planning a trip to get your hands on some jewelry may be a sin that you’ll never forgive yourself for committing. The Pink City is known for its silver jewelry, and one of the the best store in the city is definitely the Silver Mountain. When you add this store to your Jaipur travel guide, you’ll discover that Silver Mountains has a fantastic collection of silver trinkets, which are embellished with semi-precious stones. You’ll also be thrilled to know that you can get your hands on French jewelry designer Fanny Boucher’s designs, which merge bright semi-precious designs with contemporary French aesthetics and designs.