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Private Half-Day Tour to The Amber Fort in Jaipur with an Elephant Ride
"Start the tour after meeting the guide in the hotel lobby. Drive to Amber with private guide and private chauffeur in an air conditioned comfortable car.The Amer Fort situated in Amber 11 kilometers from Jaipur is one of the most famous forts of Rajasthan.Mount an Elephant to ride the beast uphill. As the Elephant rise to the height see the beautiful sites downhill from a bird's eye view. Say bye bye to the elephant once you reach the main courtyard of they are restricted to carry any tourist while walking downhill.Amer originally was the capital of the state before Jaipur. It is an old fort
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Full-Day Private Guided Tour of Jaipur City
"Be picked up from your accommodations at approximately 7:30am for the visit the Amber Fort situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur. The image of the fort is beautifully reflected in the lake below. Within the fort lies the famous Jai Mandir Temple with its world-renowned hall of mirrors the Sheesh Mahal. The walls and the ceiling of the Mahal which reflects any streaks of light to illuminate the entire room.After enjoy a photo tour of the Rajput style Water Palace that sits in the center of the Man Sarobar lake. The lake is often dry in the summer but the winter monsoons return it to a paradise filled with water hyacinths. The next photo location is the Hawa Maha the palace is a major Rajput landmark. This five-storied building is a pink sandstone masterpiece with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows. The monument was originally conceived with the aim of enabling ladies of the royal household to watc visit the royal residence of the erstwhile King of Jaipur. Built using a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal styles the palace has carved arches and intricately crafted columns. Two carved marble elephants guard the entrance. The palace also houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes.After the palace visit
From $75.00
Private Tour: Amber Fort and Jal Mahal Including Elephant Ride
"Your guide will pick you up from your Jaipur hotel in the morning and take you by private air-conditioned vehicle to Amber Fort. When you arrive at the bottom of the hill near Maota Lake enjoy a unique cultural experience of riding an elephant outfitted with traditional coverings! When you reach the top of the hill follow your guide inside Amber Fort an impressive architectural wonder built by Raja Man Singh I. Known for its artistic style it blends both Hindu and Mughal elements as seen in its large ramparts
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Jal Mahal

The lake palace was built in 18th Century by Maharaja Singh. It sits in the middle of a manmade lake and was restored in 2008. The palace is not currently open to the public, but has been leased to a...
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Jan 30, 2016

Jal Mahal – the Lake Palace

We stopped briefly for photos here on our way back into town from the Amber Fort. The Jal Mahal sits in the south west corner of Man Sagar Lake, a man-made lake created in the 16th century when a dam...
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Dec 12, 2015

Jal Mahal!

The Jal Mahal, also known as the Water Palace is situated and as the name denotes, is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. The palace appears to float on the waters of the lake, hence the name Jal...
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Aug 11, 2015

A Serene Palace

From the road between Jaipur and Amber Fort, you will see the beautiful Jal Mahal (Water Palace) which is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. The palace was built in red sandstone by Madho Singh...
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May 17, 2015

A walk by the lake.

You can have a good walk along the Man Sagar lake, a favourite of Jaipur residents on a weekend. First there are loads of people about, hawkers for camel rides, pretty girls for photos and there is...
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Jul 09, 2014

Jal Mahal - The palace in the lake

On our way back from Amber Fort to Jaipur we made a short stop at Jal Mahal. This water palace is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. As the weather was still misty the palace looked very...
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Jan 24, 2014

Jai Mahal or The Jal Mahal Palace

Built to be a pleasure palace for the royal family in 1799, Jal Mahal Palace (translated as Water Palace) of Jaipur is an extremely romantic place with its red sandstone intricate architecture casting...
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May 12, 2012

Jal Mahal - The Water Palace

From the city centre as you proceed to Amber fort, about 4 kms away, you will come across a huge body of water with three large buildings on it, with the Aravalli hills forming a neat backdrop. This...
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Apr 04, 2012

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal, the Lake Palace, is standing in the middle of Man Sagar Lake about 6.5 km from Jaipur. It was built in 1799 in red sandstone and it was used by the royals as a pleasure palace. Among other...
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Dec 30, 2010

Jal Mahal

Appropriately named Jal Mahal ("Water Palace"), this palace appears to float on the waters of Man Sagar Lake, just north of Jaipur. The lake was created in the 16th century after the construction of a...
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Oct 08, 2010

Jalmehal from road

We had a glimpse of this beautiful palace surrounded with water from our Auto.It was drizzling in the morning of first week of July.Our Auto driver stopped his auto so that we can steal the glimpse of...
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Jul 09, 2010

Jai Mahal, the lake palace

Jai Mahal is the lake palace on the road between Jaipur and Amber Fort. It's looks beautiful in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. All guided tours from Jaipur to Amber Fort stops at this place so you can...
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May 19, 2010
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Things to Do Near Jai Mahal - lake palace

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Jantar Mantar

This was one of our favourite sights in Jaipur, and indeed, one of Chris’s favourites from the whole trip – he found it totally fascinating, as did I. For both of us it had a double appeal – not only...
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City Palace

The City Palace is a large palace complex located in the historical center of Jaipur. The palace was built in 1729 - 1732 during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II with additions coming from...
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Jaigarh fort

Jaigarh Fort is located on the top of the hill, by the name of Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles). Jaigarh Fort is also known as the 'Victory Fort'.It overlooks the mountains,amber fort and lake...
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Monkey Temple

10km out of Jaipur, Galta is a pilgrim spot. It is visited for its temples as the sage Galav is mean to have lived and meditated here. It really is a beautiful, beautiful place. Monkey Temple - As...
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Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh is a lot closer to Jaipur with an impressive view over the city to the City Palace. The name means "Abode of the Tigers". Built by Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, this fort was added to...
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Albert Hall Museum

Taking roughly 10 years to build, after laying the first stone during Alberts visit to India in 1876, in fact it was undecided what to do with it. After many discussions of whether it would be the...
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Getting to Jai Mahal - lake palace


Located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city,


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