Top 10 Hangouts Spots in Jaipur to Make Memories with Friends
The coronavirus induced boredom has battered many in the city. After a year of cooped up inside and Zoom calls, people are finally crossing their thresholds to unwind on weekends. Here is list of destination which we think will help you plan your weekend.
1.Jaipur Night Cycling Tour
Night tourism is fast emerging as a new phenomenon in the city, hermitage buildings draped in colourful lights offer captivating scenes. After the din of horns and noise is settled, you can join one of the guided tours and explore the beauty of the old city which you may have missed in the haphazard traffic.
2. Jhalana Safari
A natural habitat to over 30 leopards, Jhalana Wildlife Park is located within the city limits. You can book safari jeeps and take a tour in the jungles of Jhalana. Apart from leopards, you can’t miss the quiet of the jungle as your jeep takes you deep into the jungle through muddy fields and tracks.
3. Beer bars
If you want a place to unwind with friends over beer and good food, then head to city’s beer bars which won’t burn a hole in your pocket either. You can check Beerlicious bar, located in Malviya Nagar which offers a wide range of beers. Another destination to try is Good Times live, located in Aatish Market in Mansarover, which also hosts live concerts over weekends.
4. Panna Meena Ka Kund
Want to shoot stunning photos for your Instagram account? Head straight to the intriguing medieval era step-well, located near Amber in Jaipur, it is open from 7am to 6pm every day. You will find yourself mesmerized by the exquisite architectural marvel of the city.
5. World Trade Park
There is no other place in the city which hosts all major shopping brands, cinema halls, restaurants and coffee shops under one roof. Located in the heart of the city, the WTP offers more than a shopping experience. Its sprawling food court boasts of some of the best delicacies in the city.
6. Raj Mandir Cinema Hall
Your Jaipur experience is incomplete if you haven’t visited Raj Mandir. The place offers more than just a cinematic experience; its beautiful ambiance is a major tourist attraction.
7. Jantar Mantar observatory
Another destination to mark on your bucket list is Jantar Mantar observatory, a UNESCO heritage site; it was built by erstwhile Jaipur ruler Jai Singh II to make astronomical observations.
8. Heritage Markets
Even before the advent of big malls and shopping chains, Jaipur offered a unique experience of shopping inside heritage markets selling everything from a modern speaker to Rajasthani handicrafts to handmade dresses. You can take a stroll on the bustling lanes of Ajmeri Gate, Bapu Bazar and Chaura Rasta and buy special saris, Rajasthani muppets, Rajasthani shoes. Haggling, however, is art that is requisite before you buy anything here.
9.Tuk Tuk Safari
A new way to explore the city and its narrow alleyways is by Tuk-Tuk safaris (auto rickshaws). There are many wondrous landmarks located across the nook and corner that can’t be covered in car rides. There are several guided tours available in the city through online booking. A good driver can help you find the best eater and shop.
After a hard-working week, a therapeutic massage is all one needs to feel rejuvenated and brace for another week. Jaipur now has one of the country’s best spa resorts. You can try Kerela Ayurveda Kendra in Banipark, White Candle Spa near MGF mall, etc. The city also offers a range of other spa centres like Thai spa, oil spa.
Have you visited any of these places in Jaipur and made memories with your friends? If the answer is yes, which one of these hangout places is your favourite? Let's know in the comments!