Blue Mesa - From Blue Mesa trailhead, United States
The historic city of Jaipur in India is one of the most iconic destinations in the world, often referred to as the 'Pink City' for its iconic pastel-colored walls. Set atop a rocky ridge in the desert region of Rajasthan, the capital of India's storied past comes alive with its grand monuments, ancient forts, illustrious palaces and many colorful bazaars. Travellers can explore the rich Jaipur heritage by visiting the various forts and palaces such as the majestic Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal and City Palace. The beautiful Jantar Mantar observatory located in Jaipur has become an iconic tourist attraction, where people can understand the complex instruments used by Rajput rulers of the past. A trip to Jaipur is also incomplete without a visit to the local markets’ bazaars, where visitors are treated to an array of colorful fabrics, jewelry, handicrafts, pottery, and more. There is an array of experiences, locations, and activities that make Jaipur a must visit destination for everyone.