Jaipur to Samode
One of the nicer day trips from Jaipur is to Samode, Samode is located 40 kilometers north of Jaipur city. Samode the heritage monuments include Samode Palace, Samode Haveli and Samode Garden.
After you arrival in Jaipur you will be received by our representative at your desired place in Jaipur and further drive straight for excursion tour to Samode. It takes 1:30 hrs. to reach Samode from Jaipur.
Samode is located 40 kms from the historic city of Jaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, you discover Samode amidst the hills of the Aravalli range. Samode is a perfect excursion spot that is located in Indian in the royal state of Rajasthan. Samode is a very small village that is known for its forts and havelis. This place is located close to the green Aravali hills. Samode is famous for Samode Palace, Samode Garden and Samode Fort. There is a quiet simplicity in the stark landscape with its slim paths winding between fields of cauliflower and golden mustard, a few hardy trees, an endless clear view that leads up to the fortressed hills and clear sky.
Samode Bagh was built by Rawal Sheo Singhji. It is modelled on the geometric style of the Mughal Garden. Visitors came here to enjoy rare moments in airy atmosphere, which is surrounded by rippling water fountains. Special feature of the stay here is the accommodation which is provided in the tents. the central point of the bagh is meeting point which is elegantly furnished Durbar tent. Evening come alive with the local folk music and dances in the magic of camp fire. Many entertainment activities available here include camel safaries. a visit to the village and Samode Palace.
The Samode Palace displays the excellence of Rajasthani architecture. It is built in that pattern of an open courtyard with rooms leading off the arched corridor that runs along all the four sides of building. the painstakingly carved Sultan Mahal reflects an artists Zest for creativity and excellence. Durbaar Hall is painted with Ornate floral motifis and colored delicately with vegetable pigments carries a charm of its own.
The Sultan Mahal is on the first floor-an exquisite room with a marble pillared verandah. It has the famous Jaipur blue tile decorations. Every inch of the ceiling and the walls are covered with floral, paisley and geometric motifs painted in vegetable colors. It is called Sultan Mahal after the craftsman, who painstakingly created it. Old and heavy carved silver furniture brought from Nepal by the grandmother of the present Rawal gleam dully in sunlight even today.
The splendid hall of mirror is another attraction that will leave anyone spellbound. Large and tiny fragments of polished mirror are set into the plaster work and reflects a thousand images of the person entering the room.
In the evening after the sightseeing drive back to the Jaipur and you will be transferred to your desired place in Jaipur with a bunch of sweet memories.