Jaipur is not just about visiting forts and lakes, it offers many exciting activities for tourists and as well as for locals. Jaipur is India’s Desert capital & also known as Pink city of India because of the in Jaipur almost every building in pink color. There are many activities are worth to try because you might haven’t experienced them earlier. Let’s take a virtual tour of Things to do in Jaipur city that you can enjoy.
Best Thrilling Activities at Pink city of India – Jaipur
- Hot Air Balloon Ride
- ATV Ride in Jaipur
- Trek to Bhuteshwar Nath Mahadev
- Hathni Kund Trek
- Elephant ride at Amer fort
- A visit to Elephant Farm
- Cycling tour to Nahargarh Fort
- Vintage Car Rally
- Taste of Rajasthani Culture at Chokhi Dhani
- Handcrafts Shopping at Rajasthali
1. Hot Air Balloon Ride
Hot Air Balloon Ride is a fun activity, people engage with their family members and friends to have a panoramic view from over the city. The Balloon ride is conducted by many different operators in the city near Jamnalal Bajaj road. For adventure enthusiasts, Hot air Balloon ride is a must to do.
Location = Near Jamnalal Bajaj Road
Entry fee = INR 10k
Activity Duration = Around 3 hours
2. ATV Ride in Jaipur
Quad biking can be enjoyed with friends through the landscapes and jungle trails. These bikes have an engine of 500cc to 570cc and are easy to operate as they are fully automatic. The bikers complete a circuit of off-roading of 2000 meters through the forest. There are different packages available like the 10-minute ride, 15-minute ride, and 30-minute ride. You can try this activity for a memorable journey of Jaipur.
Timings = 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Entry fee = various according to riding time
Activity Duration = Around 1-2 Hour
3. Trek to Bhuteshwar Nath Mahadev
Trekking is the best part of any trip. The Bhuteswar Nath Mahadev starts from Sagar Lake. During this, you walk through green old mountains to experience the beauty of mountains and temples. The trek starts from Sagar Lake and ends at Bhuteshwar Nath Mahadev and the trek usually takes around 4 hours.
Location = Sagar Lake
Activity Duration = Around 4-5 hours
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4. Hathni Kund Trek
The trek starts from the Charan Mandir and ends at the same place, so you can reach here as per your convenience. The trek to the Hathni Kund has different spots in between like sand dunes, dense forests, temples, waterfalls. You must take your camera to capture the beauty of the trek surrounding. Many nature lovers gather here to trek to the Hathni Kund.
Location = Starts from Charan Mandir
Timings = 7:00AM – 11:00PM
Ideal Duration = Around 3 hours
Zipline is Famous activities in Jaipur & an adventure sport, in this sport, the people are harnessed to an inclined wire and they slide over certain terrain. Zipline adventure lasts about 30 minutes and all the safety guidelines are kept in mind.
Timings = 9:30AM – 5:30PM
Location = Near Aravalli Hills
Activity Duration = Less than 1 hour
6. Elephant ride at Amer fort
Elephant ride is also a famous activity in Jaipur. While hiking to the fort you may get tired or want to get there with an amazing ride. So, you must get early at the fort to avoid long queues to get the elephant ride. The elephant ride lasts about 20 minutes and they drop you at the gate of the Amer fort.
Location = Amer Fort
Fee = INR 1000 for two people
Activity Duration = Around 1-2 Hours
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7. A visit to Elephant Farm
Elephant farm is the best place for animal lovers where you can learn and experience how elephants are nourished, and the elephant farm activity was started in the year 2012. The activity is to make you learn to figure out how the elephants are treated with affection.
Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Fee = Around INR 7000
Activity Duration = Around 2-3 Hours
8. Cycling tour to Nahargarh Fort
Those who don’t want to trek to forts and want to do something new to explore nature and forts without missing anything then they should go for the cycling tour. The ride may get a little quirky due to curvy roads but the view of city and lakes is a worth.
Location = Nahargarh Fort
Activity Duration = Around 1-2 hours
Entry Fee = INR 1400 per adult
9. Vintage Car Rally (Open in February only)
Vintage Car rally happens every year in February. In this event, the owners of vintage cars are invited from all over the country and the event is organized by the Rajputana Automotive Sports Club. Every person who is a car lover and wants to look at some of the vintage cars that were used by the royals, those visitors are always welcome here.
Location = Near Jal Mahal
Timings = 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Trip Duration = Around 1 hour
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10. Taste of Rajasthani Culture at Chokhi Dhani
Chokhi Dhani is not just a local restaurant where you get to eat the Rajasthani cuisines but there are lots of things to experience. Chokhi Dhani is a village themed resort that offers various activities like camel ride, cultural programs, few adventurous sports and it is a place where you will truly experience the real hospitality of Rajputs.
Location = 12 miles from Tank road
Activity Duration = Around 1 hour
Timings = 5:00AM – 11:00PM
11. Handcrafts Shopping at Rajasthali
Rajasthali is a government store located near Ajmeri Gate in Jaipur, here you can find, nearly every household item that too handcrafted. Toys for kids, jewelry, sarees, and many more, as all these items are handcrafted by the locals so the money that is earned by selling the item is used directly for the welfare of the local artisans.
Location = Opposite Ajmeri Gate
Timings = 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Activity Duration = Around 2-3 hours
Frequently Asked Questions?
A. Dal Bhati Churma is the famous food in Jaipur and if you want Rajasthani cuisines then Chokhi Dhani is the best place where you can eat almost every Rajasthani food.
A. At night you can enjoy the food at Choki Dhani & you can also enjoy the light & sound show hosted by the city palace management every evening at City Palace.
A. If you traveling with friends then everything is fine, but if you travel alone then you should avoid nightlife.