Majestic monuments and manicured gardens in the City of Victory.
In Japiur, India’s most romantic state, once hailed as the city of victory, you will be joined by a personal historian amongst the teaming, brightly coloured streets and the opulent pink walls of the capital of Rajasthan.
Witness the morning Aarti, a sacred prayer ceremony at the Govindii Temple, before your invigorating 40-minute walk through the old town to the Nahargarh Fort. There, you’ll discover an awe-inspiring bird’s eye view of the city, it’s elegant gardens and royal architecture. Marvel at the ancient irrigation systems as tales of the history of this truly magical place enthralls you.
Enter Amber Fort via secret passage, described as something out of a fairytale; it’s one of the most fascinating forts India has to offer. You’ll discover the Palace of Mirrors, Hall of Public Audience and the magnificent gardens which will tell their tale of the historical majesty.
End the morning with a traditional Rajasthani lunch (the recipes are passed down from the original royal chefs) followed by some of India’s best shopping amongst the modern boutiques and ancient bazaars.