Panna Meena ka Kund

Panna Meena ka Kund: Our most recommended tours and activities

From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

1. From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

Relax in first-class on high-speed train from Delhi to Jaipur. Travel in a climate-controlled vehicle between sights like the Amber Fort and the Jal Mahal palace in Man Sagar Lake. Choose from a where the entry fees are paid for you or a tour where you can purchase tickets onsite. Enjoy the convenience of early morning hotel pickup from Delhi, Gurugram, or Noida and hop aboard a comfortable and air-conditioned express train to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, meet your tour guide in front of your train.  Cruise thorugh the city in a private vehicle and stop at the Amber Fort. Discover the unique architecture of this opulent fort that is comprised of red sandstone and marble. Stroll over cobbled paths that overlook the shimmering waters of Lake Maota.  Be captivated by the stunning patterns of the symmetrical stairways of the Panna Meena Ka Kund stepwell and rainwater catchment. Capture some impressive photos to share on social media before heading to the Jal Mahal lake palace. Take in the grand scale of the palace's Rajput style of architecture. Marvel at how most of the palace's floors are underwater. Pause for a lunch break where you can purchase some delectable local fare with recommendations from your guide.  Visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind), City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar observatory. Transfer back to the Jaipur Railway Station to catch the train back to Delhi in the evening. Be transferred from the train station in Delhi to your accommodation. 

Jaipur: Instagram Tour of The Best Photography Spots

2. Jaipur: Instagram Tour of The Best Photography Spots

The Pink City is a favorite amongst photography lovers for its symmetrical arches and colorful buildings. This tour brings together the most picturesque locations, with an opportunity for you to learn more about Jaipur's history and culture. Your friendly guide will take you to iconic sites, perfect for your Instagram and SnapChat feed Keep your phones and cameras ready to catch the morning light at Patrika Gate. Brightly colored corridors have made this location famous on the internet, especially for candid portraits. The Panna Meena ka Kund is another Instagram special - geometric staircases in this community stepwell are a feat of historical engineering. The Jal Mahal offers stunning views of the Water Palace and the seasonal sighting of migratory birds. Jantar Mantar, featuring the world's largest sundial, makes for unexpected photographs of giant astronomical instruments. Do not forget Jaipur's signature landmark, the Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, the most photographed building in the city. Indulge one step further by opting to visit the grand rooms of City Palace and the magnificent blue-walled Chandra Mahal. The different "Pols" and courtyards at Amer Fort are a highly recommended photo stop for memorable pictures against imposing antique doors. For some unique perspective, take an optional hike to Jaigarh for a bird-eye view of the city, or choose to walk around in the bazaars of Jaipur to capture some street style photos of the colorful markets. Your guide will accompany you at all times, and will be more than happy to take pictures for you. End your day with unforgettable memories and take home countless photographs of one of India's most beautiful cities.

Jaipur Amer Fort, Jal Mahal & Stepwell Private Half-Day Tour

3. Jaipur Amer Fort, Jal Mahal & Stepwell Private Half-Day Tour

Choose an early start between 8AM and 10 AM to beat the heat and crowds. Start off with a quick tour of Jaigarh and its panoramic views of the city from the Aravalli Hills. See the “Jaivana”, which was once the world’s largest cannon on wheels. Next, drive outside of Jaipur to the UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most opulent hill forts of India, Amer Fort. Stroll through the combination of royal Rajput residences, temples, and courtyards which are laid out across multiple levels overlooking Lake Maota and the gardens. Step inside the impressive hall of mirrors, known as Sheesh Mahal or "Diwaan-e-Khaas" and see the various gateways known as 'Pol' which make for countless photo opportunities. Mindful of ethical tourism practices, this tour does not offer elephant rides to the top of Amer Fort. Then, stop at Panna Meena ka Kund, a traditional Rajasthani Baori (or stepwell) which is known for its symmetrical architecture and zig-zag steps. This delightful spot was made famous in the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and makes for a perfect memory of Rajasthan's incredible architecture. Choose to make a quick optional lunch break, at your own expense. As you head back towards Jaipur, make a final stop on the promenade of Lake Man Sagar, home to Jal Mahal or the Water Palace. This partially submerged summer palace also attracts migratory birds in the winters. The tour ends with a drop to your hotel or another place of preference within Jaipur.

Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

4. Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

Choose from a flexible starting time between 8-11 AM and pre-book a hassle-free pick-up from Jaipur Airport, the Railway Station or your hotel. This tour can be tailor-made to suit your interests and you can spend as much time as you wish at each location. In the 8-hour duration, you can visit between 5-6 sites in Jaipur. Enjoy full flexibility, whether you want to visit major sightseeing attractions, eat great street food, or shop in the colorful bazaars. Feel free to ask for recommendations while booking, or ask your friendly driver for suggestions on how to maximize your day. A private English-speaking guide (optional) can accompany you to explain the heritage and history, or give you tips on the hidden gems of the city. Travel at your own pace, and escape the heat and chaos in your air-conditioned car. Stop for lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant or try authentic local Rajasthani cuisine. Explore the distinctive landmarks of Jaipur such as the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the City Palace and the remarkable collection at the Albert Hall Museum. If you are interested in astronomy, a visit to the world’s largest sundial at Jantar Mantar Observatory is highly recommended. Be amazed by Rajasthan’s extravagance at Amer Fort and Jal Mahal (Water Palace). For stunning aerial views of the surrounding countryside, climb to the top of Jaigarh. For something offbeat, consider visiting the stepwell at Panna Meena ka Kund, the Anokhi Museum for Hand Printing, or a cultural show at a Haveli. At the end of the day, request to be dropped-off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. This activity is the perfect way to absorb everything Jaipur has to offer without being bound by a fixed itinerary.

Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Highlights by Tuk-Tuk

5. Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Highlights by Tuk-Tuk

Explore the iconic landmarks and monuments of Jaipur popularly known as the Pink City of India, on a tuk-tuk ride. Depart at 9:00 Am from your hotel on a tuk-tuk and head towards the most famous landmark of Jaipur “Hawa Mahal-the Palace of Winds’’. Over 220 years old, this stunning honeycomb building comprises 953 windows. Next explore the City palace- a complex that contains various sections of royal residences like the Mubarak Mahal, Chowk, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-I-Khas, Maharani Palace, and more. Continue towards the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Jantar Mantar, which is one of India’s most popular attractions. Spend some time at Jal Mahal, the scenic palace in water, and get ready to capture the immense beauty of this place with your camera. Now move on to another truly impressive sight the Amber Fort. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur. Follow your guide on a fascinating tour and listen to stories and unheard tales about the fort’s history. Get a chance to explore a stunning ancient step-well 'Panna Meena ka Kund' near the Fort. Enjoy a tuk-tuk ride through the unexplored lanes of Jaipur and create some unforgettable memories. Your tuk-tuk stroller will show you to the city’s Local streets where you can interact with people, taste local foods, and witness the culture of Jaipur at its best. Experience the culture, traditions, and heritage of Jaipur on a full-day tour.

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What people are saying about Panna Meena ka Kund

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 65 reviews

Excellent guided tour with the best suggestions for photography spots. Very kind guide (Kamran) and driver (Vinod) , who were patient enough to let us take tons of photos and videos for our Instagram and YouTube. Loved the pace, service, and stress free experience. Cruised thru ticket lines and immense help with carrying our stuff. The ride was extra comfortable. Highly recommend!! Would give a 10 star rating if I could.

Great tour with Irfan and Rama Singh today, we explored Jaipur high and low starting with the Amer Fort and ending with the monkey palace. It’s great to be able to customise to what you want to see and Ifran offered many more points of interest that were more local and less touristy. We thoroughly enjoyed- thank you!

Jaipur tour from delhi by train is Impeccable! From pick up from my hotel to the train station and return goes well. My guide Kapil is brilliant! He goes above and beyond with the whole tour. Highly Recommended especially for those who only have a few days in Delhi. I enjoyed the pink city a lot!

Brilliant package. The spots are nice and the guide is amazing. You will feel like being with friends on this tour in a neat and clean car and good coverage of the city.

Excellent tour and business to work with. Highly recommend!