3 Off-Beat Ways to Explore Jaipur

The pink city of Jaipur is undoubtedly one of the most travelled holiday destinations in India. People from across the world visit the city for its regal charm, rich cultural history and royal standards of hospitality. If you’re looking for unique ways to see the best places to visit In Jaipur, read on to know more about these offbeat paths you may take:

  1. Elephant Ride up to Amer Fort

Being home to Rajasthan’s royals, Jaipur is lined with stunning forts and palaces. One such architectural marvel is the Amer Fort, a beautiful blend of Indian and Mughal styles. An exciting way to get here is to take an elephant ride up the cobbled path leading to the fort; soaking in magnificent views and feeling like true royalty. End the day on a thrilling note with the Light and Sound show organised at the Fort, to tell you more about the history and architecture of the monument.

  1. Hot Air Balloon Ride

Take a hot air balloon ride over the pink city to see it like never before. You can find a number of operators near Jamnalal Bajaj Road to book your hot air balloon safari. Imagine seeing the City Palace, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar from high up in the sky, making unforgettable memories that are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

  1. Jeep Safari

Apart from historical monuments and colourful streets, Jaipur also offers a rustic wildlife setting. Ride through the countryside on miliatry coloured jeeps dating back to the Second World War to explore desert wilderness in royal style. The jeeps have been maintained and modified over the years to offer you a unique blend of history, heritage and thrill. The safari is organised on an off-road path, giving you the opportunity to witness Rajasthani terrain at its best. Some safari organisers also allow you to carry music and refreshments with you, so you can have a great time on the way.

  1. Photography Tour at Nahargarh Sanctuary

Nahargarh Sanctuary in Jaipur is home to rich flora and fauna, including panthers, wolves, sloth bear, Asiatic lions, hyenas, Bengal tigers, deer, crocodiles, Himalayan black bear, etc. A trip to the sanctuary presents a great opportunity to click stunning nature and wildlife photographs. The zoo is open between 8.30 am to 5.30 pm, from 15th March – 14th October and 9.00 am to 5.00 pm from 15th October – 14th March. The sanctuary is shut on Tuesdays so it is best for you to plan your trip accordingly.

The royal charm of Jaipur is even more heightened during the monsoons. Indulge in an extended holiday, or break away on the upcoming long weekends with The LaLiT Hotel Jaipur. The Exclusive Monsoon Experience offers options of a tour of the select best places, with complimentary meals, discounts on laundry, spa and a lot more. The special offer includes buffet breakfast at 24/7, free Wi-Fi, 15 percent off on Spa & Laundry services and 15 percent off on Food & Soft Beverages. Plan your trip before 30th September 2018 to avail exciting benefits and witness Jaipur with a new lens.

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