Planning one day trip to Jaipur

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If you have only one day to visit Jaipur, try to cover the places like Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Amer Fort, and Salasar Hanuman Temple. Following is the best route to travel and also an insight on time to spend at these sites.

One day Jaipur travel route plan

One day trip to Jaipur
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First stop: Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is a collection of large astronomical instruments of the 19th century.  Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh II built the Jantar Mantar. Even today, Jantar Mantar is able to predict the seasons and time.

Jantar Mantar
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Address: Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Visiting Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM, open all days

Special: “The Samrat Yantra.” It is a sundial which tells the time with an accuracy of 2 seconds.

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next Destination: City Palace, approximately 5 minutes by foot.

City Palace

Most of the forts in Jaipur depict the Rajput architecture. The City Palace is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. A part of this palace is a museum. The museum displays the ornaments and the items used by the kings and queens of the Rajput era.

City Palace
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Address: Jaleb Chowk, Near Jantar Mantar, Tripolia Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Visiting Hours: 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM, open all days

Helpline Number: +91 141 408 8888

Time to spend: 1.5 hours

Next Destination: Hawa Mahal, approximately 10 minutes by foot

Hawa Mahal

This palace has 953 small windows called Jharokhas.  People call it Hawa mahal or the palace of wind because of the windows and ample opportunity for air to enter. The palace replicates Lord Krishna’s crown structure.

hawa mahal
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Address: Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Visiting Hours: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, open all days

Helpline Number: +91 141 261 8033

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next Destination: Jaigarh Fort, approximately 30 minutes by car

The above three destinations were near each other. On your way to the Jaigarh Fort, you can grab some good local street food.

Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort is built on the promontory of the Aravalli Hills. It is a sandstone monument. It was built to protect the Amber Fort by Raja Jai Singh.

Jaigarh Fort
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Address: Above Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

Visiting Hours: 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM, open all days

Helpline Number: +91 141 267 1848

Time to spend: 50 minutes

Next Destination: Amer Fort, approximately 20 minutes by car

Amer Fort

Amer Fort is also called as Amber Fort by the locals. It is an iconic palace, built on the rocky Aravalli mountain. The main building is transformed into a luxury hotel. You can enjoy the sunrise and sunset and the panoramic lake view from the palace.

Amber Fort
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Address: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

Visiting Hours: 08:00 AM to 05:30 PM, open all days

Helpline Number: +91 141 253 0293

Time to spend: 1.5 Hours

Special:Sheesh Mahal” or the palace of mirrors is worth a visit. The interiors of the sheesh mahal palace is lined with pieces of mirror, arranged in patterns. The palace is built in such a way that even a ray of light can illuminate the entire palace.

Next Destination: Salasar Hanuman Temple, approximately 20 minutes by car

On your way to the Hanuman Temple, you can stop by for food. There are many good food outlets that serve traditional Rajasthani cuisine.

Salasar Hanuman Temple

Salasar is the regional name of the Lord Hanuman in Rajasthan. The shrine here is a black stone monolith. That is why people call the deity – “Kale hanuman.” This black stone idol of Lord Hanuman is unique in entire India.

kale hanuman
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Address: Amer Road, Janta Market, Chandi ka Taksal, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Visiting Hours: 05:00 AM to 09:00 PM, open all days

Helpline Number: +91 94094 61261

Time to spend: 40 minutes

The best cab service in Jaipur for sightseeing is that of Gozo Cabs. With Gozo, you can also book a one-way cab with driver from Jaipur to Samode Palace, Padampura, Jobner, Ringas, Phulera, and more.

Best cab service in Jaipur

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