Welcome to Amber


Amber was the former capital of Jaipur state. It was built by the Kachhwaha Rajputs, who hailed from Gwalior, in present day Madhya Pradesh, where they reigned for over 800 years. The construction of the fort, which was begun in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army, was financed with war booty. It was later extended and completed by the Jai Singhs before they moved to Jaipur on the plains below.

The town of Amber, below the fort, is also worth visiting, especially the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing. From the museum you can walk around the ancient town to the restored Panna Meena Baori (step-well) and Jagat Siromani Temple (known locally as the Meera Temple).


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Private Full-Day Tour of Jaipur

Jaipur, also popularly known as The Pink City, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is one of the finest planned cities of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.Visit the Hawa Mahal, the most famous landmark of Jaipur, the palace of winds built by Sawai Pratap Singh was actually planned for the royal household to have a look at everyday life of the city. The palace has tier upon tier of curved arch surmounting fairy casements with “jali” – latticework screens.Visit the Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur, is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh. It features the world’s largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.It is the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world and this feature makes it, a special destination for a traveler.Visit the Amber Fort as one of the most magnificent destinations in Jaipur. Sitting upon the rugged hills outside of town the Amer (Amber) Fort is an example of the fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture made from red sandstone and white marble. The highlight of the fort is the Sheesh Mahal (mirror Palace), a palace known for its craftsmanship in mirrors.Finally visit the Jal Mahal, the water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City. Jal Mahal is an exceptional structure of the Rajput culture. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. A wonderful five storied building built in red sandstone.Later the driver will drop you off at your designated place in Jaipur with lots of good memories of the tour, we shall say Goodbye to you. 

$732 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Night: Delhi, Agra, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Ranthambhore Safari

Day 1: New Delhi to Jaipur Pick-up at 9am from your desired location in Delhi or Gurgaon. You will have a half-day tour of Delhi visiting, the 11th century Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the slave dynasty, Humayun's tomb, a Unesco World Heritage site which was an early example of Mughal architecture, Bahai temple, also known as the Lotus temple (closed Mondays) and the India gate, a war memorial. You will also drive by the Parliament House, the President's palace, and Secretariat buildings. Afterwards, you will drive 5hrs to the 'Pink City' of Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check into your hotel. Overnight at the hotel Hilton (5-star) or similar. Day 2: Jaipur to Ranthambhore (B, D) After breakfast, the tour moves onto the majestic Amber Fort. The fort is situated on top of the Amber hill. Later, stop for photos at the Lake Palace (Jal Mahal) and the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Then, visit the Maharaja's City Palace, the royal residence of the erstwhile King of Jaipur. After that, visit Jantar Mantar Observatory, an astronomical observation site from the 18th century, and also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later in the afternoon, you will drive 3hrs to Ranthambhore national park. Upon arrival in Ranthambhore, check into your jungle resort. Overnight at the Tigress Spa and Resort (5-star) or similar. Day 3: Ranthambhore national park (B, L, D) Enjoy two trips, morning and afternoon, in the tiger reserve in a shared Jeep in search of tigers. The Ranthambhore national park, which is considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, is a wonderful place for bird-watching too. Overnight at the Tigress Spa and Resort (5-star) or similar. Day 4: Ranthambhore to Bharatpur - Agra (B) After breakfast, you will drive 6hrs to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal. En-route visit Bharatpur, famous for Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have a completely rewarding experience of seeing an overwhelming range of birds during the rickshaw (tricycle) ride into the Keoladeo Ghana national park. Upon arrival in Agra, check into your hotel.  Overnight at the hotel Jaypee Palace (5-star) or similar. Day 5: Agra to Delhi (B) At sunrise, visit the world famous monument of love, the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site (closed Fridays). After breakfast, visit the historic Agra Fort, also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy free time for shopping in Agra before heading back to Delhi 3hrs by car where you will be dropped off at your desired location. Please note:  Ranthambhore National Park is closed during the monsoon season (July 1 to Sept 30) every year.

$556 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Star Hotel Package: 4-Day Ranthambhore Tiger Tour from Delhi, Jaipur and Agra

Day 1: Delhi City Tour and drive Jaipur (L)Pickup at 9am from Hotel/Airport in Delhi. You will have a half-day city tour of Delhi visiting: the 11th century Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the India Gate, a war memorial. You will also drive by the Parliament House, the President's Palace and Secretariat buildings. Afterward, you will drive 5-hrs to Jaipur. Overnight: stay at 5-Star hotel Day 2: Jaipur City Tour and drive to Ranthambhore (B,L,D)After breakfast we visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors. On the way back we stop to view the elegant Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Time Permit shopping Jaipur is an excellent place to shop and you'll find an enticing variety of goods available there. Some of the most popular items are precious gemstones, silver jewelry, bangles, clothes, blue pottery, textiles and more. Afternoon you will drive 3-hrs to Ranthambhore. Overnight: stay at 5-Star hotel Day 3: Jungle Safari's in Ranthambhore Park and drive to Agra (B,L)Morning trips the Tiger Reserve in a shared Jeep in search of Tigers. The Ranthambhore National Park, which is said to have the India’s friendliest Tigers and considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, is a wonderful place for bird-watching too. After Jangal Safari ride 6-hrs drive to Agra. Note: Ranthambore National Park is closed during the monsoon season “July 1 to Sept 30” (3 Month) every year Overnight: stay at 5-Star hotel Day 4: Agra City Tour and drive to Delhi drop (B,L,D)6am at sunrise, the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday) one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we visit the historic Agra Fort, this powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques. Enjoy free exploring the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, Zari and embroidery, leather goods etc. Before heading back to Delhi 3-hrs drive by car where you will be drop-off at your desired location in Delhi

$496 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Ranthambhore Tiger Safari Tour Including Agra and Jaipur from New Delhi

Day 1: Delhi City Tour and drive Agra (L)8am- Pickup from Hotel or Anywhere in Delhi. You will have a half-day city tour of Delhi visiting: the 11th century Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; Bahai Temple, also known as the Lotus Temple (closed Mondays) and the India Gate, a war memorial. You will also drive by the Parliament House, the President's Palace and Secretariat buildings.Afterwards, you will be taken to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal. Overnight: Ramada or similarDay 2: Agra / Ranthambhore (B,L,D)7am – visit the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. It's a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly the highlight of the tour.Next we visit the historic Agra Fort, this powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.Then enjoy free to explore the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, Zari and embroidery, leather goods etc.After Agra sightseeing 5-hrs drives to Ranthambhore National Park. Overnight: Ranthambhore Regency or similarPlease Note: Ranthambore National Park is closed during the monsoon season “July 1 to Sept 30” (3 Month) every yearDay 3: Jungle Safari's in Ranthambhore Park / Jaipur (B,L)Enjoy (Morning and Afternoon) two trips the Tiger Reserve in a shared Jeep in search of Tigers. The Ranthambhore National Park, which is said to have the India’s friendliest Tigers and considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, is a wonderful place for bird-watching too. After afternoon Jangal Safari 3 hrs drive to Pink city of Jaipur. Overnight: Ramada or similarDay 4: Jaipur City Tour / Delhi drop (B,L)After breakfast we visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors. On the way back we stop to view the elegant Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.Time Permit shopping Jaipur is an excellent place to shop and you'll find an enticing variety of goods available there. Some of the most popular items are precious gemstones, silver jewelry, bangles, clothes, blue pottery, textiles and more. Evening we drive to Delhi dropped off at anywhere in Delhi

$49 Tours & Sightseeing

Non-Shopping, small group tour, full day excursion of Jaipur & Amber with lunch

This full day excursion in a small group covers mostly all major sites in Jaipur such as Hawa Mahal, Jal-Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar-Mantar, Birla Temple and Pink City. The tour does not cater for hotel pick up but the drop-off at the end, inside Jaipur city circle. So all the participants have to come their own at the meeting point, Natraj Veg Restaurant, opposite Shrinath Lassiwala, M I road, Jaipur. At the meeting point you will be welcomed by your guide and driver with a clay cup of Lassi before commencing the tour. Your funny guide experts in English, History, Art and Architecture will keep you entertain whole day long. Once all the participants are gathered at the meeting point, drive to Pink city in an air-conditioned van and visit the first monument Hawamahal, commonly known as the wind palace. In the morning, sun-light on the palace seems like a flower in its full bloom. That is one of the reasons why we start the tour from here. Later visit the City Palace. Explore the lavishly decorated palace museum. Chandra mahal, Mubarak mahal, silver jars, peacock gate are some interesting part of the palace. Next to the City Palace is Jantar-Mantar, a scientific observatory built by astrologer King Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh-II in 1728 AD. Singh measured time by the course of the Sun's shadow and charted the annual progress through the Zodiac. The various instruments in the observatory help you to learn the science behind the Astrology. After Jantar-Mantar, enjoy a delicious meal at specially chosen neat and clean local restaurant with assured clean premises, hygienic kitchen and delicious local dishes on the menu. Continue on the tour, air-conditioned transfer, reach at the Jal-Mahal (Water Palace) one of the most magestic photographic sites in Jaipur. Later, witness the scenic beauty of the Aravali Hills while transferring to the world heritage site Amber fort. From the roof top of the fort you will marvel at the unforgettable views of the encient capital of Royal Family of Jaipur. Bring your camera; it is a must! The fort is surrounded by the Aravali mountain ranges and the great wall of Amber. The Mirror Palace, Persian gardens, Turkish bath, Diwan-e-aam, Ganesh pole are some finest examples of the indo-islamic architecture. But the tour hasn't finished yet. Hop on the van to get to the final destination of the tour, the Birla temple. Evening is the best light to visit this white marbled Hindu pilgrim site. There are many statues other than Hindu Gods are carved on the walls and pillers in the temple, in respect of all other religions too. Witness the grand evening ceremony in the temple. The tour ends here and there is a drop-off facility available to make sure you reach safe at your stay in the city. We assure you once again that none of our guide or driver will take you to any shop or factory to purchase or just to have a look! We do not trust in any touristic tric, trap or tactics at all.

$180 Cultural & Theme Tours

INDIA'S HERITAGE TOUR OF GOLDEN TRIANGLE 4 NIGHT & 5 DAYS PRIVATE TOUR

DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI - OLD DELHI SIGHTSEEING'S - NIGHT DELHIOn arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Take rest for some time. Evening you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. Activity To do: Rickshaw Ride at Chandni Chowk. DAY 02 : NEW DELHI SIGHTSEEING'S - DRIVE TO AGRA - NIGHT AGRA This morning after breakfast first you will visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel in Agra. DAY 03 : AGRA SIGHTSEEING - DRIVE TO AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI - NIGHT JAIPUR This morning after breakfast you will visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Afternoon you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into your hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur. Activity To do: Tonga Ride when going to Taj Mahal.DAY 04: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING'S - NIGHT JAIPUR This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.Activity To do: Elephant Ride at Amer Fort.DAY 05: LEAVE JAIPUR - DRIVE BACK TO DELHI - DEPARTUREToday you will be transferred back to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward journey. Your tour comes to ends but it's sweet memories and vivid colors will remains forever. Note: All Activities are optional.

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