Jaipur, a part of the North India Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan. Situated in the Aravali Hills, the fascinating Jaipur city is bathed with a pretty pink color, packed with archeological gems, ancient forts, enchanting places, vibrant bazaars, extraordinary temples, and much more.
Planning a short trip to Jaipur and looking for a comprehensive itinerary? Great, this blog covers the best places to visit in Jaipur in a 48 hours super quick trip. We aim for you to spend less time planning and more time exploring and enjoying this magical Pink city. We also offer customized tour packages, meeting your travel needs, and time availability, and suiting your budget.
Are 2 Days enough to explore Jaipur?
Jaipur is a vast city with lots of beautiful places to see and enjoy. But if you plan your trip wisely, you can see the best out of the limited time.
Best Pink City Spots
#1 Amber Fort
Begin your 2 Day itinerary with Amber Fort. To beat the crowd and heat, we advise you to get to the fort as early as possible. Loaded with history and beautiful architectural beauty, Amber Fort is a glee to explore in your Golden Triangle India Tour Itinerary.
Must-see attractions within Amber Fort:
- Suraj Pol,
- Jaleb Chowk,
- Chand Pol,
- Shila Devi Temple,
- Ganesh Pol,
- Sukh Niwas,
- Sheesh Mahal,
- Suhag Mandir, and
- Zenana Mahal.
If you are a history lover and are keen to learn the architectural details, we recommend you hire a guide who can walk you through the hidden alleys, secret rooms, and maze-like passages and narrate the interesting story behind every corner of the fort.
Don’t miss visiting the picturesque Great Wall of Amber. A staircase of approx 350 steep stairs will take you to Amber Fort Viewpoint where you will be rewarded with the best sunrise and sunset points of Jaipur. Once on the top, you can experience the mesmerizing view of Amber Town, Jal Mahal, Aravali hills, and even the crowded Jaipur city. These amazing views will make your Golden Triangle Tour a memorable one.
Opening Hours: 8 am to 5:30 pm
Entry Fee: INR 100 per Indian visitor and INR 500 per foreign visitor
#2: Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh fort offers one of the most magical views of the Pink City. The exquisite windows, doors, rooftop, everything is extremely beautiful.
Fort Opening Hours: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Fort Entrance Fee: INR 50 per Indian citizen and INR 200 per foreign citizen
The architectural beauty of Nahargarh StepWell is a must checkout. Jaipur Wax Museum attracts tourists from all walks of life because of its unique concept.
Museum Opening Hours and Timings: The museum remains open on all days from 10 am to 6 pm.
Entry Fee: INR 500 per Indian citizen and INR 700 per foreign citizen.
#3: Jaigarh Fort
The architecture of Jaigarh Fort is simple and plain as it was built by the Maharajas for defensive purposes.
The main attractions of the fort are:
- Ram Harihar Temple,
- Lalit Mandir,
- Aram Mandir,
- Sagar Chatri,
- Laxmi Vilas,
- Khilbat Niwas,
- Vilas Mandir,
- Shubhat Niwas,
- Puppet Theater,
- Kal Bhairav Temple,
- Char Bagh,and
- Diya Burj.
Opening Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Entrance Fee: INR 70 per Indian citizen and INR 150 per foreign citizen
#4: Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal looks more beautiful than the pictures available on Google. You can admire the beauty of the Jal Mahal from far as entry to this palace is restricted by the Government.
You can visit Jal Mahal at any time of the day but it is advisable to visit in the early morning hours or evening time.
#5: Light and Sound Show at Amber Palace
The glittering lights and melodious sound show will relieve your whole day’s fatigue.
- 6:30 pm (English) and 7:30 pm (Hindi) from October to February
- 7 pm (English) and 8 pm (Hindi) from March to April
- 7:30 pm (English) and 8:30 pm (Hindi) from May to September
Show Ticket Fee: INR 250
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#6: Hawa Mahal
Palace of winds, a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1779. Hawa Mahal was built for the royal ladies, with a rich exterior of 953 jharokhas or latticed windows so that they can witness any activity or celebrations from the palace without being noticed by outsiders. A trip of Golden Triangle Tour is incomplete without clicking a picture at Hawa Mahal.
If you wish to explore the palace from inside, the entrance is from City Palace.
Opening Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Entrance Fee: INR 10 per Indian citizen and INR 50 per foreign citizen
#7: Jantar Mantar
Located in the center of Jaipur, built up with amazing stone assemblages, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jantar Mantar draws the attention of mathematicians, historians, astrologers, geographers, and tourists. What’s interesting about this palace is that with the help of 19 extravagant equipments, it is possible to see the astronomical positions even without a telescope.
Monday to Sunday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
#8: City Palace
One of the main attractions of The North India Golden Triangle Tours is City Palace. The Palace consists of seven floors and has three main gates, several buildings, gardens, pavilions, and temples.
The main attractions of the palace are:
- Mubarak Mahal,
- Chandra Mahal,
- Pritam Niwas Chowk,
- Diwan-e-Aam or Sabha Niwas,
- Maharani Palace,
- Baggi Khana, and
- Govind Dev Ji Temple
Opening Timings: 9:30 am to 7 pm
City Palace Entrance Fee: INR 300 per Indian adult; INR 150 per Indian child; INR 700 per foreign adult; and INR 400 per foreign child (for foreign visitors, the price also includes access to Jaigarh Fort and Gaitore Ki Chhatriyan)
#9: Albert Hall Museum
The museum comprises 16 galleries exhibiting unique artifacts from across the world.
Opening Hours: 9 am to 8 pm
Entrance Fee: INR 40 per Indian tourist and INR 300 per foreign tourist
#10: Now, it’s SHOPPING Time
If you are a shopping freak, looking for traditional clothing, colorful leheriya or bandhani fabric, Jaipuri Mojdis, or handicrafts or handlooms, Jaipur markets are best. The embroidered colorful Rajasthani umbrellas, Meenakari items, lac bangles, and gemstones are worth shopping from crowded Jaipuri markets. These beautiful items will make your Custom Guided Tour noteworthy.
#11: Click some pictures at the insta-worthy Patrika Gate
#12: Chowki Dhani
End your trip to The Pink City in the hub of a Rajasthani culture where you can experience camel and bullet cart rides, authentic Rajasthani food, historical plays, puppet shows, and more.
Please Note: We advise you to visit Chowki Dhani if you have ample time and energy. If you’re too tired, we advise you to leave Chowki Dhani for your next Golden Triangle Tour.
Opening Hours: 5 pm to 11 pm
Entrance Fee: INR 750 to INR 1200 per adult and INR 450 to INR 800 (depending upon the chosen dining option)
We hope our two-day Jaipur itinerary will help you to plan a memorable trip to The Pink City. You can cover the main spots in two days but if you have time you can explore other beautiful places like Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, Panna Meena ka Kund, Amrapali Museum, Birla Mandir, and Museum of Legacies.
If you still have questions about this itinerary or the Golden Triangle Tour itinerary, give us a shout! Our tailor-made tours by Customized Tour Specialists will make your perfect stay.