Jaipur may be known for experiencing royalty and historical sightseeing but that doesn’t make the Pink City any less of an adventurous holiday destination. Not convinced? Let us show you 7 activities adventure enthusiasts can explore in Jaipur:
1. Hot Air Balloon Ride
One of the most exciting activities to indulge in Jaipur is the Hot Air Balloon Ride. Flying up above the sky and watching the Jaipur city sprawled all over is one-lifetime experience.
The ride takes you around various beautiful attractions of the city and lets you enjoy the bird’s eye view of the might city of forts and palaces for no less than one hour. Sky Waltz Balloon Safari is one of the most popular balloon ride operators in Jaipur amidst several other operators.
If you seeking a thrilling adventure Paragliding is the activity for you. One of the most popular adventure sports Paragliding is a rage among tourists in Jaipur. People between age brackets of 10 to 70 can opt for this rejuvenating activity and get a chance to reach the sky.
There are several Paragliding operators in Pink City to choose from. You can also go for a training session before you finally take off the ride. You will be launched with a professional pilot and duration may range from 10 minutes to one hour.
3. Elephant Safari
Elephant Safari, a royal voyage in the land of Maharajas is one of the most popular adventures activities in Jaipur. Go for a magnificent elephant ride and enjoy the incredible views of Amber Fort or Amber Town as both the tour lasts for 30 minutes. One of the local families also conduct Elephant Polo match giving the tourists an opportunity to try their hands in Royal Sports of Maharajas.
You can also opt to tour around Pink City and the ride will last for 1.5 to 2 hours. Elefantastic and Naila Heritage Safari are two major operators of elephant safari in the town.
4. Jeep Safari
Jeep Safaris in Jaipur are one of its kinds. The best way to face the adventure as one can pass through the rugged trails, challenging terrains and experience the various shades of Jaipur at its best.
You can either choose to go for Nahargarh Sanctuary and experience the jungle closely or opt for a village safari to witness the colorful culture of Rajasthan. Jeep Safaris are also organized for the city tour at night and safaris from the Amber Fort to Dera Amer.
5. Bike Ride to Sambhar Lake
Needless to say that Bike ride to Sambhar Lake is one of the most popular activities in Jaipur. Crossing village fields and sandy pathways all the way to the mystic Sambhar Lake will give you a thrilling experience.
Starting the journey Statue Circle in Jaipur you can head towards Sambhar Lake whilst exploring the beautiful terrain of Rajasthan. Enjoy some mud bashing in the wastelands of the lake and return to Jaipur the next day.
6. Cycle Expedition
It takes time to get the feel of Jaipur and cycling is one way to explore the vivid flavors of the city. Start your day cycling early morning and soaking in the culture of the Pink City. A guide will take you around the city and help you explore the city at its best.
The tour to the old city, stopping by at best authentic eateries and meeting the craftsmen all comprises the cycle tour of Jaipur. Opt for a cycle tour to explore the hidden heritage of Pink City.
7. Hiking & Trekking
The Aravalli Ranges and Magnificent Forts give ample of hiking and trekking opportunities in Jaipur. You can trek the ancient walls of Amber in the Aravalli hills and enjoy a breathtaking panorama or enjoy the sight of beautiful valleys, the dense forest and water streams while trekking towards Nahargarh.
Well, we just can’t wait to go for an astounding adventurous trip to Jaipur. What about you?