Weekend Getaways For Jaipurities

The city of melons: TONK

The town is located on the banks of the Banas river & exhibits the rich history of Nawab. The town is also called Rajasthan ka Lucknow and is renowned for Mosques & old Havelis.

Significant Attractions: The must-visit attractions include Sunehri Kothi, also known as the mansion of gold, Hadi Rani Baori, Jama Masjid, Bisaldeo temple, Arabic Persian Research Institute, HathiBhata, Bisalpur dam, DiggiKalyan Ji temple, GhantaGhar & Jal Devi Temple.

Distance from Jaipur: 100 KM

Travel time: Approximately 2 hours via road

Best time to visit: October to March

BUNDI

Flanked by the hill, Bundi looks aesthetically pleasing during the monsoon season. It is also known as little Varanasi due to several age-old temples within its boundary. Bundi is the place where the Nobel Prize winner author Rudyard Kipling got inspired to start his Novel.

Significant Attractions: Bundi Palace, Jait Sagar lake, 84 Pillered Cenotaph, Raniji Ki Baori, Garh Palace, Nawal Sagar Lake, and Kesar Bagh.

Distance from Jaipur: 213 km

Travel time: Approx 4 hours 45 minutes via road

Best time to visit: August to March. Monsoons are the best time to visit Bundi

Alwar

Also known as the city of Rajput, it is one of the oldest Rajasthani cities. Alwar is well-known for its rich Heritage and Culture and milk cake.

Significant Attractions: BalaQuila, the young Fort, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, well known for royal Bengal tigers, Bhangarh Fort, which is well known as India’s most haunted place, and Siliserhlake.

Distance from Jaipur: 159.9 Km

Travel time: 3 Hr 30 minutes by road and 2 hours 30 minutes by train

Best time to visit: is October to march.

July to September is also an excellent time to visit Alwar as there is greenery all the way, the weather is cool, and you witness mesmerizing view of Siliserhlake and Aravarils, but the wildlife sanctuary is closed during this period.

Pushkar

It is one of the popular Hippie destinations in Rajasthan that requires no introduction. The vibrant Pushkar camel fair is famous worldwide, making it a popular destination to visit in November. Monsoon rain makes this place a picturesque location during August and September.

Significant Attractions: Lord Brahma Temple the Pushkar lake Savitri Mata temple and Ram Ji Temple.

Distance from Jaipur: 147 km by road

Travel time: approximately 3 hours via NH48

Best time to visit: August, November, and December

*Between Jaipur to Pushkar, you can take a halt at Ajmer. Must see attractions at Ajmer include Ana Sagarlake, Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Adhai din KaJhopra and Taragarh Fort.

Sambhar

Also popularly known as Salt Lake City. Excursions to the Sambhar lake and the wildlife sanctuary from Jaipur city are pretty frequent.

Significant Attractions: It is an ideal place to witness the Avian species. Highlights of this place are Shakambari Devi temple, Sambhar wildlife sanctuary, and Sambhar lake. Every year during the peak of the winters, the gorgeous planning was migrated to the lake. It is a renowned photoshoot destination.

Distance from Jaipur: 80 Kms

Travel time: 1 and half hours by road

Best time to visit: is November to February. Avoid visiting during rainy seasons

Nagaur

The city was established by the areas and is one of the oldest Cities in Rajasthan, resting between two beautiful townsJodhpur and Bikaner. This city host a cattle fair and spicy red chili markets annually.

Significant Attractions: Major attractions of this place include Nagaur fort, Jorda, kuchaman city, Landon, Deepak mahal, Akbari Mahal, Amar Singh Cenotaph cine, Jain Glass Temple, Tarkeen Dargah, and Khimsar fort

Distance from Jaipur: 230 Km

Travel time: 4 hours 35 minutes via Jaipur- Jobner-Kuchaman- Nagaur Road

Best time to visit: July to August

Bharatpur

Bharatpur is famous for UNESCO’s World Heritage site Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which is the significant bird Sanctuary. It is a man-made wetland. However, this place’s diverse fauna and flora make it a paradise for nature lovers.

Significant Attractions: Places to visit at Bharatpur include Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur Palace, and museum, Ghana National Park and Shri Ganga Maharani Temple

Distance from Jaipur: 180 Km

Travel time: 3 hours 22 minutes by road

Best time to visit: November to February as many colorful migratory birds reach this place during winters

Nawalgarh

The city is famous for its Havelis and Fresco and is considered as golden city of Rajasthan. It is a heritage city in the Jhunjhunu district and is part of the Shekhawati region. Visit Nawalgarh if you are an architectural lover.

Significant Attractions: Top sights in Nawalgarh include Kamal morarka Haveli Museum, Podar Haveli museum, Sheesh Mahal Palace, Roop Niwas Kothi.

Distance from Jaipur: 141 Kms via NH52

Travel time: Approximately 2 hours 45 minutes

Best time to visit: November to March

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