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10 Offbeat Things To Do In Jaipur When Not At The Lit Fest

Aniruddh posted on 12th January

It's no secret that most of us Delhi folks are gonna be heading to Jaipur for the Lit Fest. We're going all out to make sure that you have something or the other to do when you're not attending author sessions. Here's 10 of them.

Shop At Krishna Textiles

Photo source: Krishna Textiles

Photo source: Krishna Textiles

Located amidst the jewellery shops of Johari Bazar, this is one shop where you can find saris, household linens, high-quality pashmina, etc. What's cool is that they export their stuff for brands like Hermes and others all across Europe and Japan {so you know you're getting good quality stuff}.

Also, they have on-call tailors that take your measurements and then deliver the stitched dress to your hotel room the very next day {so cool, right?}.

Chill At Steam Lounge & Bar

Photo source: Rambagh Palace

Photo source: Rambagh Palace

If you're looking to spend a quiet evening post all the Lit Fest hub dub then why not check out this quirky lounge bar in Rambhagh Palace? It has been set up to look like a colonial-era railway station complete with train bogies {choo choo} and a platform outside.

You can choose to sit either inside the bogie or outside on the platform where they've set up tables and chairs.

Price: INR 2,800 for two

Take A Bicycle Trip Around Jaipur

Photo source: Art of Bicycle Trips

Photo source: Art of Bicycle Trips

Head out for an early morning tour of Jaipur on the best mode of transportation you can get - bicycles. There are groups that organise three-hour tours of the city, but if you have an extra day to spend then why not go for one of the whole-day cycling tours to areas outside the city?

Check out Art of Bicycle Trips for the day tours.

Where: 1/337, New Vidyadhar Nagar, Jaipur. Get in touch with them at +91 8129945707

Learn Pottery 101 At Clay Botik

Photo source: Clay Botik

Photo source: Clay Botik

Deeksha Gupta of Clay Botik will make you fall in love with clay—her handiwork with clay and ceramics are a joy to behold and admire. She gives you classes as well which you can book according to your preference.

You learn the basics in just 1.5 hours, or you can go all pro in a week. We're definitely gonna try this for sure.

Check out her website for more info on booking the classes here.

Get A Culture Check At Samanvai Art Gallery

Photo source: Samanvai Art Gallery

Photo source: Samanvai Art Gallery

If too much moving around is not your thing and you'd rather enjoy some artsy stuff, then why not check out the Samanvai Art Gallery? Tucked away in a small apartment, this neat little gallery even has a small book shop where you can sip your coffee and enjoy a read or two.

They keep hosting exhibitions over there and you'll love the paintings and artwork on display.

Follow them on Facebook here.

Build A Snowman At Snowplanet

Photo source: Snow Planet

Photo source: Snow Planet

We all love playing in the snow {admit it, you do too}. So when you're not at the Lit Fest adulting it out over books, why not head to Snowplanet and go crazy chucking snowballs at people and skiing down a hill? It's super fun and is definitely on our list of things to do in Jaipur.

You can log on to their website here, and fpllow them on Facebook for updates here.

Take In The View At Padao, The Rooftop Restaurant

This one will give you the most amazing views of the entire city of Jaipur and we suggest you go here at night to see the city under lights from the top. Although the food isn't something you'll remember it for but, oh that view!. Head here after a day well spent at the Lit Fest.

Grab Some Ice Cream At Saras Parlour

Photo source: Saras Parlour

Photo source: Saras Parlour

A definite hit amongst the Jaipur crowd, the parlour serves up ice cream starting at INR 6 {your eyes don't deceive you}. You can even go crazy on shakes and the paneer pakoras. If you're feeling adventurous try their camel milk. Yay for ice creams!

Relax At Smriti Van

One of the many eco-zones in the city, Kapoor Chandra Mulish Smriti Van is one of the finest places in Jaipur in terms of natural diversity. You can sit and relax there for a few hours if you find some time off from the fest. A little peace and quiet is always wanted, we say.

Listen To Music & Shop At Teatro Dhora

Photo source: Teatro Dhora

Photo source: Teatro Dhora

If you're in the mood for a little bit of last minute shopping, why not check out Teatro? They have a super quirky collection in terms of clothing. What's even cooler is that during the Fest they're hosting some cool brands from Naushad Ali, Nicobar, Anomaly, Anuj Bhutani and more.

They're even hosting small music gigs to make your shopping more relaxed.

For more updates check them out on Facebook here.

Featured photo source: Strudelt via flickr [CC BY 2.0]

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Krishna Textiles

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