Jaipur is Rajasthan’s most famous city and the gateway to the rest of the state. Known for its City Palace, Amer Fort and the Hawa Mahal, as well as the timeless bazaars full of vibrant textiles and trinkets which form an integral part of the old city center. What fewer people know is that Jaipur is also famous for its block printing and jewelry, at one time 80% of the worlds jewels crossed this city on their way to market. There are also fascinating walking tours of the old city, cycle rides and, to gain a bird’s eye view, hot air balloon safaris (seasonal). A visit to Jaipur is to immerse yourself in the sensory whirl of streets packed with camel carts and cycle-rickshaws, Mercedes & motorbikes which make Jaipur a dazzling, spirited city like no other.