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Rajasthan Complete Tour

Rajasthan is India at its colorful best...

The people have filled the plain canvas of the arid desert with a profusion of vivid colors. The sheer vibrancy and festivities in their lifestyle leaves no room for anything dull or pale.

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Evening Walk To Jaipur

From its creation in 1727 the royal families and nobles of Jaipur patronised the craftsmen and artisans of the city. These traditions continue to this day and as a result modern day Jaipur is considered by many as the craft capital of India. Traditional methods are still used to produce many valuable and highly prized items. Using skills passed down through generations, artisans and master craftsmen can be seen in the areas of Ghat Darwaza and Vishveshwar ji. On this fascinating evening walk mingle and talk with the locals whilst sampling some of the regions culinary delights; try pakoras, aloo tiki, samosa and ladoo from some of the city’s most popular street food vendors. Observe local artisans in their workshops; jewellers and silversmiths, gold painters and tie dying experts as well as meenakari and kundan artists. Midway through this fascinating walk visit a local resident in his private haveli which is beautifully decorated with gold painting, rich tapestries, carpets and rare artefacts, before finishing at Tripolia gate to enjoy the colourful and vibrant bazaar. The iconic Hawa Mahal also called the Palace of the winds is the meeting point at which this two and a half hour walk begins.

Visit Swayam Bhu Hanuman Temple. They say that the idol mysteriously appeared from under the ground many centuries ago!
Walk through Hanuman Ka Rasta. A bustling alley and craft lover’s delight, from wedding card manufactures to book binding and printing to gold and silver casters this lane is teaming with the skill and traditions of a bygone era.
Visit a President’s award winning fifth generation meenakari craftsman in his workshop.
Join Pyare Miya, for tea in his 200 year old residence, a direct descendant from the family of chief hakims (physicians) who served the Emperors during the Mughal Dynasty. This traditional haveli resplendent with fine chandeliers, period furniture and traditional carpets is a highlight of the walk. His rare art collection a sight to behold.
See gota embroidery (gold and silver thread embroidery) work applied to saris and traditional Indian clothes.
For foodies Ghee Walon ka Rasta an entire street dedicated to eating is heaven and we know where to find the best food! Sample a large variety of Indian savoury snacks including samosa, kachories and pakoras. For those with a sweeter tooth, try the ladoos.
Starting point: In front of the Hawa Mahal ( Badi choupar)

Finishing Point: Opposite LMB (Johari Bazaar) Approximately 2.5 hrs in duration

Meeting time: 4:30 P.M. (4:00P.M. Jan/Feb/Mar)

Minimum number of participants 2: maximum 6

Operates daily subject to local conditions
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