JAIPUR: Elephant rides and night tourism at Amber Fort in Jaipur will remain closed between March 17 and 26 in the wake of Navratri festival.
This has been done keeping in mind the massive crowds that throng the Shri Shila Mata Temple inside the Fort and to ensure the safety of the devotees and the tourists, according to Mr. Pankaj Dharendra, Amber Palace Superintendent.
To facilitate the tourists, the booking for visiting Amber Palace can be availed at Tripolia Gate and Singh Pol. Exit will be from Tripolia Gate from March 18 to 25.
During April, the elephant rides will be reduced to three rounds for each elephant starting from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. In May and June the rides will be further reduced to two per elephant starting from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.