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The Pink City Walk

Discovering Jaipur’s Heritage

Ever since the capital of the kingdom of Amer was shifted to Jaipur in 1727 it has evolved into the most flamboyant of the Rajputana kingdoms, one of the first planned cities in India Jaipur has it’s unique charm and rich cultural and architectural heritage, the colured hues of the city are a treat for the eyes and leaves an everlasting impression, it is particularly famous for it’s colourful markets, beautifully painted building facades and finger-licking food.

The best way to discover a city is to walk around with a local, dive deep into a local cultural exploration with our signature Jaipur walking tour that takes into the area of the city usually unexplored in the regular cookie-cutter tours.

This walking tour takes you into the pink city visiting the tucked away Grand Heritage Havelis (old Mansions), walking through the pink city markets (which were once stables), visit the artisans workshops of traditional bangle makers (Lacquer & sealing wax bangles), bridal clothes shopping market, brass & metal work artisans, textile and block printing, incense stick makers, marble & Terracotta artisans, gemstone workshops and mouth-watering local delicacies.

Like any other city in India walking down a street you will observe a lot of roadside activities, the city still thrives on old & traditional artwork and a historic cultural legacy, walking down the lanes you are set such a lot happening along like roadside barbers, shoe-menders, street stalls selling goodies, fruit and vegetable carts, temples n the street side, tea-stalls selling fresh tea and snacks, get a in-depth understanding of the street life with our local walking tour guide explaining you every nook and corner of the area.

Highlights of the Tour

  • Heritage Walk through the pink city understanding the history and local culture.
  • Visit heritage Havelis (Castles) which were once residences for nobles serving the royalty
  • Visiting bangle artisans workshop
  • Enjoy a tricycle rickshaw ride through the bustling streets
  • Enjoy a Masala Chai at a famous local tea shop with famous local snacks (Kachori)

Duration

  • 3 to 4 hours.(usual start time is 9 AM, can be customized).

This walking tour takes you into the pink city visiting the tucked away Grand Heritage Havelis (old Mansions), walking through the pink city markets (which were once stables), visit the artisans workshops of traditional bangle makers (Lacquer & sealing wax bangles), bridal clothes shopping market, brass & metal work artisans, textile and block printing, incense stick makers, marble & Terracotta artisans, gemstone workshops and mouth-watering local delicacies.

Like any other city in India walking down a street you will observe a lot of roadside activities, the city still thrives on old & traditional artwork and a historic cultural legacy, walking down the lanes you are set such a lot happening along like roadside barbers, shoe-menders, street stalls selling goodies, fruit and vegetable carts, temples n the street side, tea-stalls selling fresh tea and snacks, get a in-depth understanding of the street life with our local walking tour guide explaining you every nook and corner of the area.

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