This atmospheric ancient town is dotted with numerous historic temples, havelis, water harvesting structures. Our carefully designed two-hour walk is a perfect accompaniment and antidote to any visit to the busy Amber Fort and explore the town’s rich heritage and enjoy the natural beauty of Aravali mountain range, away from the tourist crowd.
Amer was a flourishing settlement as far back as 967 AD, originally occupied by the Meena. This caste claims their descent from the Matsya Avatar or the fish incarnation of Vishnu until it was conquered by the Kachwaha clan of Rajputs. Older than the famous Amber fort and palace complex the now sleepy town of Amber is rarely visited by tourist
|Departure||Preferred time between 0900 to 1600|
|Duration||Approximately 2 hrs|
For those with a love of the outdoors, beautiful scenery and fresh air, we can combine this walk with some gentle trekking in the surrounding Aravali hills. Visit a ruined fort, hidden shines and meet the local Meena community to learn about their daily lives.
Parking Lot (behind the fort)
From varied topography, diverse population, forts, palaces, havelis, fairs and festivals Rajasthan state has it all. Experience a unique culture that leaves you asking for more.