Accompanying Persons Programme
Persons accompanying delegates to the 2023 CIBJO Congress will be provided, at no cost, the opportunity to tour Jaipur and the immediately surrounding area, at no cost, courtesy of the congress hosts. The tours will take place during hours that the congress is in session, leaving from the site of the official congress venue and hotel, the Jaipur Exhibition and Conventions Centre, and will return in time to prepare for the evening’s activities.
The tour organizer is Thomas Cook India. Established up in 1881, it is today the leading omni-channel travel company in the country, offering a broad spectrum of services.
Among the city’s famous sites that will be visited are the following:
The City Palace , the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles.
The Jantar Mantar, an astrological and astronomical observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 18th Century.
Johari Bazaar, Jaipur’s the oldest market, popular for its vibrant ambience, delicious food and premium quality Kundan jewellery.
Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a red sandstone structure with more 950 windows, which is possibly Jaipur’s most iconic building.
The Amber Fort, a massive fortification located in the outskirts of the city. It was the seat of the capital of Rajasthan until 1728.