1. Experience Rajasthani Culture at Choki Dhani
Whenever you are in any city in Rajasthan, you must eat the traditional thali in that city. What more can you ask for when that scrumptious thali is accompanied with Rajasthani folk performances, acrobats and so much more? Choki Dhani, Jaipur is the best place to do that. Choki Dhani literally means a “special village” and the vibrant village theme of this place justifies the name! You can also stay here in the luxury suites to experience the li’l village theme park for a prolonged time. This is a great place for family getaway.
2. Stay at an off-beat hotel/resort
By that I mean don’t just limit yourself to staying in the conventional hotels. Rather try the various heritage resorts like the Lal Mahal Palace or the famous Tree House Resort. They are a different experience altogether and should be done once you know that you have explored the whole city for good!
3. Watch the sun set at the Jal Mahal
The first time I went to the Jal Mahal, I was in awe of the peace and tranquillity that I experienced when I sat there, watching such a massive structure floating on the Mansagar Lake. The Jal Mahal or the Water Palace is still undergoing some renovation and you might not go inside but trust me, the view is beautiful!
4. Shop till you Drop!
If you are a fan of the traditional mojari or the gemstone jewellery, then Jaipur is the place for you. Go crazy shopping for footwear in the Bapu Bazaar and the Nehru Bazar. I have an endless collection of traditional lac bangles which I got from Tripolia Bazar.
Please take my advice and plan your trip to Jaipur around the time of Jaipur Literature Festival(usually in January). Reading and literary discussions happening with authors from around the globe take place in Jaipur is an absolute high for book lovers.
Apart from these things and of course, exploring the forts, what else is there that you love about Jaipur? Share in the comment section below!