15 Top Things to-do In Jaipur at Night (2020)
Jaipur, the Pink City, is full of enthralling experiences. You can go back to history by visiting forts and palaces, have lavish food and vintage drinks at royal bars or restaurants. Shop for handicrafts and jewellery in local markets of Jaipur. Not just the royal palaces, old forts, and ruins, man-made lakes, and forests to visit and explore, are the couple of things that you can do, Jaipur is also fun and adventurous. While Jaipur is worth exploring in day-time, but Night Life here is equally enticing. To cut the story short, below are the top things to do in Jaipur at night.
Things to do in Jaipur at Night:
- Watch the sunset from Jal Mahal
- Light show at Amer Fort
- Admire city shining from the edge of Nahargarh Fort
- Eternal Flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti
- Shadow time at Hawa Mahal
- Sunset at Jantar Mantar
- Night Tour of City Palace
- Visit Albert Hall Museum for ancient artefacts
- Stroll around Jawahar Circle Garden
- Walk in the fragrance at Sisodia Rani ka Bagh
- Buy local delicacies at Jaipur Bazaars
- Dine at Peacock Rooftop Restaurant
- Experience Rajasthani lifestyle at Chokhi Dhani
- Spend your evening with friends at Aza
- Dinner date at the Bar Palladio
- Exquisite Dine at Survana Mahal
- Dance your heart out at Discotheques
Visit Ancient Historic Sights at Night in Jaipur
1. Watch the sunset from Jal Mahal
The most infamous palace “Jal Mahal” is called by the name as it floats over the lake of Man Sagar in Jaipur. The place is worth visiting at night as the water reflects the picturesque palace is one magnificent view to witness. The moon shining on the top of the palace is a surreal experience to brag about.
2. Light & sound show at Amer Fort
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Amber Fort or Amer Fort is the glorious architecture built in the 16th century by Maan Singh is famous among tourists. However, the place remains lively the entire day with hundreds of tourists. The night ambience is completely surreal to experience. The fort glitters with the light starting dawn. During the evening hours, a light and sound show of about 1 hr popular to witness. Pay your visit during the full moon and enjoy the folk performance of Kathak at Diwan-e-Khas.
The cost for light & Sound Show is Rs 25/ person. It is very amazing as well as budget friendly thing to do in jaipur at night.
3. Admire city shining from the edge of Nahargarh Fort
Standing proudly on the edge of Aravalli Hills, Nahargarh Fort held the importance for the Rajputs as a point of defence. Reach the fort when the sun is about to set and watch the city lighting up with the colourful lights at night. Although, the entry to the fort is closed after 5 p.m. You can spend the quiet time gazing at the sky full of stars and the lit-up city under your feet.
An entry ticket would cost you Rs 50 per person.
4. Eternal Flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti
Watch the significant eternal flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti that burns to pay tribute to the Indian Army. With the black backdrop, the flame seems to burn much dazzling and hence its view becomes ore ethereal than that during the daytime.
5. Shadow time at Hawa Mahal
Built by Maharaja Pratap Singh, the Hawa Mahal is the most famous structure of Jaipur. The honeycomb-shaped and carved windows make the palace dream-like. Though, Hawa Mahal is closed at night, experiencing its true beauty in the evening is a great way to capture the vivid colours.
- Entry is free.
- Timings are 9:00 am -5:00 pm
6. Sunset at Jantar Mantar
Built for astronomical observations, Jantar Mantar is the perfect place to witness the night sky filled with stars and other planets. Although, entry inside the fort is closed after 5 p.m. You can enjoy the view, watching the sun sinking as the moon starts to rise from the grounds.
- Timings – You can step in and out of Jantar Mantar anytime between 09:00 am to 04:30 pm
- Entry Fees – Rs 50 per person
7. City Palace Night Tour
Walking to the city walls at night is the perfect thing to do in Jaipur on weekends. Explore the historic ruins of monuments, palaces, and old streets coloured graciously in pink. Enjoy the breathtaking sight of sunset and city gleaming with illuminating lights.
- Timings: 9:30 am–5:00 pm
- Entry Fees: Rs 130 per head
Fun things to do in Jaipur at night with Family and Friends
8. Visit Albert Hall Museum for ancient artefacts
The Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum situated in the Ram Niwas Garden of Jaipur. Take a look at the extensive collection of ancient artefacts, coins, pottery, carpets, and especially the Egyptian mummy that are brought from every corner of the world. Relax in the garden of the museums with the jaw-dropping view of the museum at night when gleamed with yellow lights.
- Ticket Cost: Rs 40 per person
- Timings: 9:00-5:00 pm & 7:00-10:00 pm everyday
9. Stroll around Jawahar Circle Garden
One of the biggest circle gardens in Asia, Jawahar Circle Garden is truly a treat at night. Relax while strolling around the garden in the evening. You will fall in love with the liveliness of the garden when musical fountains come to life, food stalls, fragrant rose garden, and jogging tracks make the ambience more happening.
- Timings: Every Saturday & Sunday from 5:00 am – 10:00 pm.
- Entry Fees: Rs 10 per person
10. Walk in the fragrance at Sisodia Rani ka Bagh
The royal garden of Sisodia Rani is famous for its natural attractions, an extensive range of flora, and a relax ambience. The garden is located 6 km away from Jaipur is one to behold. Do what makes you at peace amid nature built-in 1728. Entry after 5 p.m into the palace is always prohibited, you can spend your evening well from the gardens outside and watch the sunset painting the garden in the hues of red and yellow.
11. Buy local delicacies at Jaipur Bazaars
Go shopping like crazy at old bazaars of Jaipur for the traditional Rajasthani lac jewellery and handcrafted gemstones clothes at Tripolia Bazar. Shop for Rajasthani jootis and majori shoes, and all the other leather stuffs from Nehru Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar. Shopping in night is one of the topmost fun things to do in Jaipur. Shop for sculptures, handcrafted blankets, and mats and get amazing deals on wooden relics as well.
12. Experience Rajasthani lifestyle at Chokhi Dhani
Experience the entire Rajasthani culture at Chokhi Dhani. It is a resort spread across over 10 acres of land. The Indo-Saracenic ambience is worth spending time at night when the whole village is lit up with lamps and lights. Apart from the village theme and carved wall artefacts and paintings, Chokhi Dhani is famous for its food. Spend the night by enjoying Rajasthani cuisine along with Hukkah and folk-dance performances.
Night Life in Jaipur
13. Hangout with friends at Aza
A fancy cigar room, a well-stocked bar in the corner, and a big lounge area are what make you feel like a royal one. Feel royal with the royal cuisine, vintage drinks, and plush leather chairs at Aza. It is worth having food once at Aza with friends and family.
14. Dine at Peacock Rooftop Restaurant
The peacock-themed restaurant is the perfect place to witness the sunset from the rooftop along with the delicious meal and masala chai. If you want to enjoy every food from Indian to non-Indian, then this place is quite a picturesque and pocket-friendly place that you should definitely take a visit at night when everything is gleaming with low peaceful lights.
15. Dinner date at the Bar Palladio
The Mughal inspired restaurant is the perfect place to go on a dinner date. A well-stocked bar, globally inspired cuisine, blue hue reflects with the light, and soothing music makes this place exquisite and romantic.
More information at: bar-palladio.com
16. Exquisite Dine at Survana Mahal
To taste some fine dining in Jaipur, head to Survana Mahal in Taj Rambagh Palace. The couth service mixed with refined and cultural decoration and a platter of delicious traditional cuisine is the best dining experience possible. Enjoy the ultra-luxury dining experience there.
- Timings: 7:00-10:00 pm
17. Dance your heart out at Discotheques
If you want to enjoy a rocking, lively and hardcore restaurant, then Discotheques in Jaipur is a place for you. The young crowd joins the party all night with soul-satisfying food and vintage drinks. Enjoy a night in Jaipur by dancing to electrifying music.
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Best Time To Visit Jaipur
When deciding to go on a trip to Jaipur, the weather is the most crucial point that you must take a count of. Jaipur is situated midst a semi-desert region, which has four among which only one season is suitable for the visitors. The three seasons are- an intolerable hot summer, ephemeral monsoon, and warm dry winter. During these seasons, the temperature can reach up to 45℃, which makes a trip super intense.
Undoubtedly, the best season to visit the Pink City is in winter from early November to February. The tourists are at the highest during this time.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Rajasthan
Ans. Jaipur has a numerous places to explore. Among them the top attractions are:
- Hawa Mahal
- Jal Mahal- Palace over Man Sagar Lake
- Nahargarh Fort
- Amber Fort
- Rooftop restaurants
- Jantar Mantar
Ans. The city is lively during the day as well as at night. Stroll around the streets and shop at old Bazaars at night. Although, no harm gets done to take some safety measures before coming out on the streets.
Ans. Jaipur is the best experience mixed with historic folklore, traditional food, and fun night-life. There are a couple of things you can do in Jaipur in 2 days.
Ans. Jaipur is a popular destination for Rajasthani traditional arts and crafts, ancient ruins, palaces, and forts. Jaipur is one of the leading manufacturers of hand-knotted rugs. Shop for lac jewellery, pottery, textiles, and leather materials.