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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
From $56.00

Jai Mahal - lake palace Tips (28)

Jaipur Water Palace-Jal Mahal

On the road to Amber Fort stands this once picturesque peach-coloured water palace, the Jal Mahal. Now seemingly abandoned, it is still impressive, and in past times must have been a peaceful retreat...
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lynnehamman
Nov 15, 2008

Visit Jaipur renting a Rickshaw for a day

The easiest way to visit Jaipur is to rent for a whole day a Rickshaw. First of all, you gotta be definitely clear to the driver. He will drive you some times into some shops, where the seller will...
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schlumpf
Jan 27, 2005

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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Donna_in_India
May 17, 2015

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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MalenaN
Dec 30, 2010

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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toonsarah
Dec 12, 2015

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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goutammitra
May 12, 2012

Jal Mahal (Lake Palace)

In the middle of the street beetween Jaipur and Amber there is this strange palace, called Jal Mahal a.k.a. the water palace.The name reflect exactly the meaning of this palace, indeed the building...
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schlumpf
Jan 28, 2005

The beautiful lake palace

On our way to the Amber Fort we saw the Jal Mahal or the Lake palace of Jaipur. It is situated in the middle of a huge lake and looks beautiful. The background is also very green and beautiful. It is...
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Rupanworld
Feb 28, 2008

Jal Mahal/Lake Palace

Jal Mahal (Lake Palace) was bult by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 A.D. in the midst of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur is merely a facade and was used for hunting birds by the Maharajas of Jaipur.During...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Apr 28, 2006

Jal Mahal

The Jal Mahal is known as the Lake Palace for obvious reasons. The palace sits in the middle of Man Sagar lake. The first four floors of this building are underwater and only the top floor is visible...
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keeweechic
May 26, 2006

THE JAI MAHAL

This was built on the artificial lake for the Emperor and his court to enjoy in the summer..... the surrounding water would have been cooling on hot days.I apologise for the amount of foliage in the...
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BerniShand
Nov 22, 2003

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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anilpradhanshillong
Apr 04, 2012
 
 
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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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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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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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