Jaipur, also known as the pink city a city, is the royal city in the state of Rajasthan, India. Awarded a UNESCO World Heritage status, Jaipur is known for its royalty, mesmerising palaces and mighty forts, the city is also a hub for arts and crafts, the city ever bustling with colours. There is some much to see in the city, so much to experience, something which can on witness at a slow pace. On foot, one can discover and appreciate the beauty of the city as it is.
There are many ways to see the city, one can take sightseeing tours in private cabs, tuk-tuk tour, bicycle tours but walking through the different parts of the city is an experience in itself. The joy of walking in a new city, taking it at your own pace, through the lanes and corners often missed, engaging all your senses, this is what makes exploring Jaipur on foot is a great idea!
Exploring the city on foot, on your own or with a guide to treat your senses is the best way for many travellers. Some like to explore the city through its food, for some history of this city is what fascinates them and for some its crafts, every traveller is unique. Jaipur has something for everyone, tasteful local cuisine for the foodies, beautiful palaces and magnificent forts for the history buffs, camping in the arid desert for the adventurers, local dance, arts and crafts for one seeking cultural experiences and so much more.
Exploring the city of Jaipur with a local guide has its perks, it gives a deeper understanding and insight into the events, history the landmarks and attractions to the guests, especially the stories of the bygone era, now the legacy of the place. The tours in Jaipur sometimes takes one back into time, at the Amber Fort one can't help but think "What would it be like when kings stayed here?", looking out from one of the many windows of Hawa Mahal, thinking "What would the view be like back in the days?", walking along the streets of the Bazaar in the Old City and wondering "Were these streets always this crowded?" and many more questions of amazement, once having experienced the city there surely be a lot of new stories to take and you'll have a lot to talk about.