DAY TOUR PACKAGES > SAMODE DAY TOUR
Duration – 8 Hour
Tour Highlights places: Samode Palace, Samode Bagh and Sultan Mahal.
Samode Palace, Samode Haveli and Samode Bagh (Garden) are heritage monuments and structures built by the noble feudatory with the hereditary title of 'Maha Rawal' or 'Maha Saheb’ of the Amber and Jaipur principality in Rajasthan, India. All three have rich history of several hundred years and display a fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani art and architecture. They are now part of the Heritage group of hotels under the flagship name of “Samode” that are run by the hereditary owners of these structures. The Samode Palace is located 40 kilometers (25 mi) north of Jaipur city, the Samode Haveli is close to Jaipur (centrally located within city limits, 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) away from the city railway station) and the Samode Bagh or Garden, 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) from the palace which is also run as a luxury hotel. Book Now
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 fortresses hills and clear sky.
Samode Palace This palace exists from the when the town was ruled by the Rajputs. The palace is approximately 400 years old. In the 19th century this Haveli was given a makeover which was earlier mentioned by Rawal Bairi Sal Singh along with his son Rawal Sheo Singh. The havelis is famous for its beautiful meenakari work and elegant embellishments. The paintings in the haveli are magnificent and they enhance the beauty of the entire palace. 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.
Samode Bagh This beautiful garden was built under the rule Mughal style of constructing gardens.For the royal families this garden was the area of entertainment and recreation for them. 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. You will get to see some beautiful water channels, pavilions and fountains that enhance the beauty of the place.
Sultan Mahal 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.
Later in the evening return back to Jaipur.