Schools are over and kids be staying home. To make their summers more fun and entertaining, you can always take them around in the city to different locations for summer picnics. This kind of an activity is not only a great way to entertain them but also a wonderful way to help them know their city better, to help them understand and experience the history and culture, to help them disconnect from all the gadgets and enjoy the real beauty which lies outside.
Jaipur is a beautiful city and offers lots of gardens, palaces to explore!!! We bring to you some of the best picnic spots in Jaipur which are hotspots for kids picnic. This summer seasons, make their holidays more fun by taking them to these popular places in Jaipur which are full of fun and learning.
This beautiful building was constructed to welcome the Prince of Wales. This enchanting construction is now a museum which initially displayed artwork by local craftsmen and artisans. And now this museum is a home to one of the six Egyptian mummies in India and various other unique pieces from history which offer a glimpse into the historical past of Jaipur.
Kids love to go to gardens where they run, play and have a relaxed time. Central Park is centrally located beautiful garden of Jaipur which offers two different jogging and walking tracks. You can either take your kid for a morning walk or evening jog. You can also take your child and his friends to this garden for a playful time. This part also has a popular temple and Indian flag hoisted at a height of 206ft.
Amber Fort and Palace is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Pink City. This is a delightful fort which exhibits the luxuries of the royal family. Children would love to experience the rich frescos and amazing wall paintings which make enticing works of art. For a connect with history, you can also take your kid for the Light and Sound Show in Kesar Kyari which takes place every evening in Hindi and English.
Also known as the Palace of the Winds, this amazing palace has various stories to tell. This is a palace of breeze, a five storey building with an interesting honeycomb shape. It has been constructed with 953 small windows, each of which has been intricately crafted and has colorful glasses. This palace surely will enlighten your child with various scientific facts and stories of historical times.
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the ruler of Jaipur, has been one of the most renowned theorists of all times. He was a genius and Jantar Mantar Observatory is a living example of his scientific and astrological knowledge. This is a place where he has created some of the most impressive and interesting instruments which have always surprised with their readings and this is why this place has been included in the list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
A morning trip with your kids to Nahargarh for a sunrise is a great way to begin your day. You can enjoy an enthralling sunrise from this fort or you can visit here in the later hours and enjoy the very own wax museum of Jaipur. Don’t miss to enjoy snacks at the restaurant there along with the fort which was build for nine queens of the king.
Jaigarh Fort is one of the most amazing forts of Jaipur, it was constructed in 1976 and was called Fort of Victory. You can teach your child about ancient system of granaries, water reserves and storage. Along with a few temples, this fort is a home to the largest cannon in the world which is of course the main highlight. Your child will be surprised to see this inspiring fort.
Galtaji or Monkey Temple, is another very popular place in Jaipur. Surrounded with Aravalli Hill and dense forests, this temple was built in 18th century. This temple is always surrounded with monkeys which are the biggest attraction for children. Your kid can feed the monkeys and also experience a famous pilgrimage.
Take your kid to Jhalana Nature Park which is a home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Panthers, crocodiles, jungle cats, desert cats and various reptiles can be easily spotted at this park. It offers a thrilling experience for children who enjoy adventure and wildlife.
These are some of the places where you can take your kid during his summer holidays to kill his boredom and give him chances to explore his city and learn a lot about it.