We bring to you the ultimate Rajasthan Tour with a visit to the true royal landmark, the City Palace, built between 1729 and 1732 under the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The palace is the residence of the royal family of Jaipur, a centre of patronage of arts and learning, an important place for worship. At the heart of the palace is the Sawai Man Singh Museum, that displays Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum's collection.
There are five gallery sections in the museum namely the Textile Gallery, Sarvatobhadra, Sabha Niwas, Sileh Khana, and Painting and Photography Gallery. Textile Gallery parades a vast array of Indian Textiles from the last three centuries. It also exhibits paintings and photographs from the 18th century to the 20th century. The paintings include Hindu mythological illustrated manuscript series.
Legends have it that, the museum with its extremely unique collection and caricature was opened only to some special people only with the special permission of the Maharaja at the time. That’s how special this tour is and that’s how special you are for us! So prepare yourselves for this short trip to Jaipur and then back to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, the world heritage site, and the political capital of the Mughal Empire by Emperor Akbar for a short period of 1571 to 1585 before shifting it back to Agra.
We begin out Rajasthan Tour with a road trip to Agra to walk around Fatehpur Sikri on our way to Jaipur from Agra. This marvelous Mughal marvel with a mix of Mughal and Persian architecture, this complex is home to the Buland Darwaza, Diwan-i-Khas, Panch Mahal, Tomb of Salim Chisti and other important marvels of the 17th Century.
We wait and explore the grounds during the day and head towards Jaipur after lunch on the grounds.Reach Jaipur, rest a little and head out to a cultural evening at the Amber Fort. Explore the grounds followed by dinner at the Fort. We head back to the hotel for a sound sleep on the comfortable hotel bed.
With the highlight of this tour being the City Palace, and Sawai Man Singh Museum, we get ourselves ready and excited early in the morning and head out straight to the City Palace to explore the erstwhile palace and museum with a section of the most important largest and prominent collections of weapons and traditional handguns in the country, the curved 'Jamkhas', knives, narrow 'katars', double-edged 'Khandas', Persian Unnas, swords, ' Asas ' and ' Guptis ''Chhuris', axes, lances, arrows of various patterns and 'hanbwas' to name a few.
That this is not even the trailer, we also have a Textile and Costume section of the Museum exhibiting a large collection of old embroidered rugs, tent-hangings, decorated rosary-bags, fine bags from Aurangabad, Banaras and other places.
After a whole day tour and lunch, we head towards the Choki Dhani for a cultural majestic Rajputana evening.
The day begins with an astrological experience at the Jantar Mantar to lurch around instruments that work on the principle of the sun and shadow to tell the precise time at every moment of the day with your guide to give you every bit of detail on how it works.
Explore the grounds during the day and head back towards, Agra after lunch on the grounds.
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