Jaipur Teej Tour:

A regal Rajasthani monsoon festival


The monsoon festival of Teej celebrates fertility, nature and community life and brotherhood. In Jaipur, Teej acquires a special regal touch with public processions involving the whole city in a riot of colour and zest. The idol of Teej mata, goddess Parvati travels through the city and lord Shiva’s majestic presence completes this festival of union.

Our teej special tour to Jaipur is designed to soak in this special celebration of colour, life, and togetherness, as well as a to give you a flavour of this grand city with its teeming markets, grand forts, rich food, diverse craft traditions and the extraordinary Vaishnava culture of the city.


The two day teej tour will include:

  • Walks through the walled city of Jaipur (18th century) exploring built heritage, temples, food and crafts
  • Shopping in the bazaars for Jaipur specials
  • Exploring teej food, shringaar (mehendi, and other adornments)
  • Partaking of the glorious Teej processions
  • Darshans at prominent Vaishnava (Krishna) temples
  • A visit to the fort of Amer, just outside Jaipur (16th century)
  • A visit to the Anokhi museum of hand block printing http://www.anokhi.com/museum


Duration:  2 days

Mode of Commuting: By rail or road

Meeting Point:  ex Delhi

Timings:  This special festival tour of Jaipur is only available as per the festival dates, falling in July or August every year.

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Images (click to enlarge)

City Palace, Jaipur / Photo: Richard Moross

Bullock cart sanwari gets ready for the procession

And the band-wallahs too !

The royal ladies of the City Palace start the Procession

The regal Teej Maata, goddess of the procession


Paying obeisance to mother Teej

The city of Jaipur emerges on the rooftops

Daddy long legs from Jaipur

Colour erupts on the street

The staffs of Shiva greet the procession

The king of Jaipur, Govind Dev on his Teej jhoola

The fort of Amer / Photo: Varun1221