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Monkey Temple (Galta Ji)

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Jaipur 302031, India
+91 97991 75655
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Private Half-Day Tour of Jaipur and the Monkey Temple
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
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“holy water” (15 reviews)
“water tanks” (14 reviews)
“camera fee” (13 reviews)
Jaipur 302031, India
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Reviewed yesterday

This was probably the most disappointing place that we visited during our 11-day trip to Northern India, mainly because it was filthy and poorly maintained. It’s nickname is the Monkey Temple but there were very few monkeys when we were there. The entrance is litter...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed yesterday

In reading the other reviews, I think hiring one of the guys down at the bottom would have been smarter since I walked up to the monkey temple alone and really didn't get to interact with many monkeys! (I think they were sleeping in the...More

Thank trailblazer119
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Monkey Temple is in the way from Agra to Jaipur. Even having low time to visit around is worthy to stop and visit it. Monkeys are staving but behave peacefully. The entrance is for free. The views are good and is surrounded by very...More

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The monkey temple was so much fun and I think the best part of Jaipur. There's really no entrance fee, but you have to pay 50rupee for each camera. You will also need a monkey guide. I say need because they know exactly how to...More

Thank esims04
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would've given this a 5 out of 5 rating. The smells & the mess are all part of India so I was ok with that. The place in my opinion is stunning. The problem is the helpers & the monks there are all touts....More

Thank spazvectron
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Most drivers will take you to the front which means you have to climb a hill to a temple and great views at the top. Then you have to down the other side to the real temple and baths and holy men. Meaning if course...More

Thank JoBland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a two day tour of Jaipur and guide recommended we add this to our itinerary. Exceeded all expectations. So much fun to feed monkey's. Bring lots of bananas and other fruits with you.... you won't be disappointed

Thank Fred N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A surreal, wonderful place. It seems to be on a movie set, with monkeys everywhere. Together with the Taj Mahal, this is the best thing I've seen in India.

Thank barbaraE7019ST
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must in this fantastic country. We made the tour with a very special local guide who even entered a BBC program. A true ambassador of Indian culture and that transported us to another civilization. A magical place essentially used by believers and with very...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Filthy hike up the mountain. Loads of trash and animal feces on the road (more than normal). Temple was under construction when we went, so no monkeys because of the noise.

Thank Kim W
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27 October 2017|
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Response from YinYang01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Around 30/45 mns. The road from Delhi is good, you see many wild and beautiful peacocks.
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20 October 2017|
Response from Sutkel | Reviewed this property |
I paid 300 rup an hour inc Tuk Tuk.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Josephhacohen | Reviewed this property |
Not at all necessary. The water is super dirty. It is considered to be holy water by the localities. but if you like to enjoy from the view , take a room in the hotel which is on the water