The Walk will take you to the famous 18th Century built Wind Palace (Hawa Mahal). You will also get to explore colourful vegetable and flower market. This is one of the oldest and the largest markets in Jaipur. The Walk will also take you to Govind Dev Ji Temple, which was built by the first ruler of Jaipur.
Go on to visit the area where bangles and outfits are sold for women. Visit a local kitchen where you can eat locally made sweets. Try some local breakfast/snacks and also drink the locally famous lassi. The Walk will expose you to workers making carvings on marble. This is something which can fascinate you. Visit an Indian family where you will have Indian masala tea. The Walk will also take you to a public school.
Distance Covered: Equivalent to Five Kilometers
Duration: 3 hours
Suitable Time: From 7am to 10 am & From 2pm to 5pm (during winters)
From 6am to 9am & From 4.30pm to 7.30pm (during summers)
Who Should Come: The Walk is for all those who can walk and stand for more than three hours, braving quite a few steps at different places. The walk involves connecting to history and old ways of life. Only those with interest in exploring cultural history and heritages would like the Walk. You should also avoid bringing small kids.
What to Wear and Carry: Since you will visit religious sites, it is advisable to adorn clothes generally considered suitable for religious sites. Please avoid wearing shorts and cover shoulders. Please wear comfortable walking shoes or sandals. Please carry a scarf or cap to cover head inside religious places.
Please carry your own drinking water. If it is summer time, carry more water.
Starting Point: All guests will be picked up from their respective hotels. The Walk will, however, formally begin from a place close to Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace).Price: Rs3000/person
• A local knowledgeable English and Hindi speaking guide
• Pick up from and Drop to the hotel
• One liter packed water
• One local breakfast/snacks somewhere on the Walk
• Tasting of sweets
• Indian Masala Tea
• One Rickshaw ride, where available
• Any personal expenses
• Any tip
• Cost of anything outside the fixed breakfast provided to all
Treat yourself to an exciting trip with Excursion2India!