Market to Kitchen Dinner
Throw yourself into the market life of Jaipur and learn everything about the authentic, local cuisine on this food tour that takes you from one essential institution to another. Understanding food is a huge part of truly understanding Indian culture, and this all-encompassing private tour will ensure you've fully experienced the Jaipur food scene as the locals do.
Highlights of the Trip
- Delve into the world of Jaipur cuisine
- Select ingredients at Jaipur’s bustling markets
- Eat with a local family in their kitchen
Indian markets are unlike any shopping experience in the world. On this tour we’ll pick you up from a prearranged meeting point and help you dive headfirst into the manically bustling Jaipur markets, bubbling with noise and energy. You’ll get a unique, authentic view of local life in Jaipur. You’ll see where the locals shop, socialise, eat, commute, in the whirl of chaotic energy that just seems to work.
Get ready to be overwhelmed by vivid colours, fragrant scents, and noise from determined hawkers, bargaining shoppers, honking buses. Then, under the direction of your local guide, throw yourself into the bustling lanes and the thick action.
Your guide will show you all the best spots to buy local, authentic components required to make a delicious home-cooked meal, steer you through the spice and vegetable markets for the best deals, the finest ingredients and the local’s secrets, and then lead you to the kitchen of a local family, so that you can transform your purchases into a stunning, authentic meal.
You’ll be shown the rich traditions of the art form that is Indian cooking. All the tips, the tricks and the best practices that the locals would use, as conversation flows and incredible smells waft through the kitchen. You’ll learn all about the heritage of Jaipur cuisine, about all its specialities and its most famous dishes, as well as the culture of the city in general.
Finally, you’ll be able to enjoy a mouth-watering meal, made from local ingredients, with a local family in a local kitchen, with the rest of the group. If this isn’t the most authentic way to enjoy Indian cuisine, we don’t know what is.
- Market visit & grocery
- Indian cooking lesson
- Lunch/dinner with the host
- English speaking guide
What's Not Included
- Monument visits
Pick up and drop off points will be arranged on a case by case basis.