5 fun small trips you can take near Jaipur after lockdown

The hardest thing to miss in the lockdown is definitely traveling. The thrill of visiting new places, meeting new people, having new experiences feels like sweet nostalgia now. When most of our lockdown is spent going through our traveling pictures and memories then its really hard to not plans about the future, after all, we all have been waiting for the time when everything goes back to normal and we will be able to go back in the world of traveling again. To keep those hopes high, we present you 5 trips that you can take near Jaipur after lockdown –

Udaipur –

The city of lakes is a place on everyone’s wishlist. Located just 393 km away from Jaipur this beautiful town is the perfect location for a last moment trip. Udaipur feels like a peaceful lake at a sunset. It’s so peaceful and pretty that honestly, you might not want to leave this town. You can spend hours at its beautiful lakes and you still won’t get tired of them. Udaipur evenings are filled with cold breezes, beautiful music, and pretty sunsets around the lakes. There are so many lakeside cafes offering delicious food that it’s the perfect place to spend your evenings with your friends and loved ones. Apart from its gorgeous lakes Udaipur also has its royal lake palace which is definitely a treat to your eyes. Udaipur also offers an adventurous ropeway experience with the blessed Karni Mata Temple. The city also has many different Aravalli treks filled with beautiful green mountains. So if you are someone who loves nature and peace, this is definitely the place for you. The best time to visit this beautiful place is between the month of September and March.

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Mount Abu –

Mount Abu has earned the tag of being the only hill station in Rajasthan and its surreal experience is truly one of a kind. Located around 494 km from Jaipur this small hill station is straight out of the movies. It is filled with luscious green woods, beautiful waterfalls, chilling mountain peaks, and beautiful lakes. The small town definitely gives you a small experience of Himachal without actually going to Himachal. Some of the popular tourist attractions are the serene Nakki lake, a hike to the highest peak of Aravalli – Guru Shikhar, and the gorgeous Dhrudhiya Waterfalls. Filled with natural beauty this small hill station is the perfect place to take a breather and rejuvenate yourself in between the beauty of the deciduous forest. The best time to visit this beautiful place is between the month of September and March.

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Jaisalmer –

Jaisalmer is a gem hidden in between the Thar desert. Located 557 km away from Jaipur, Jaisalmer is the king of the desert land. The most beautiful thing about Jaisalmer is that it has so many things to offer other than just the desert. The grand Jaisalmer fort shines day and night every day. Its golden beauty is mesmerizing and you can spend hours strolling around the fort. Jaisalmer is also filled with so many talented Rajasthani folk artists, whether its musicians or craftsmen, the whole city is just filled with great artforms. You can find great art rich with our history and culture in the popular markets of Jaisalmer. It’s beautiful to spend your night in the middle of the desert if you are staying at a tent hotel. These hotels are usually in the middle of the desert giving you many amazing experiences with folk performances and traditional Rajasthani food. If you really want to explore Rajasthan from its heart then this place is a must-visit. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is between October – December.

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Ranthambore –

If you are a wildlife lover then Ranthambore is the perfect retreat for you. Located at just 200 km from Jaipur, Ranthambore is the Jungle paradise. It’s famous nationwide for its Tiger reserve and the national park. Ranthambore also got a lot of luxurious resorts and haveli experiences to make you feel like a true royalty in Rajasthan. The tiger safari is a common tourist attraction in Jaipur which includes taking a huge stroll in the luscious green forest of Ranthambore among all kinds of wild animals of different species and getting to see the famous Ranthambore Tigers.
The Ranthambore Fort is also the most visited place standing tall with its great architecture and sculpture. The Ganesh mandir trek is also quite popular as it’s a beautiful walk through the forest and if you are lucky you may get to see some incredible wild animals on the way. The best time to visit Ranthambore is between October – June.

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Rishikesh –
From the land of Uttarakhand, this small town is the perfect location if you are looking for a place to beat the summer heat. Located at 498 km from Jaipur, Rishikesh is one of the best options to go for a summer trip. It’s a perfect blend of adventure activities with spiritual healing. Often known as the gateway to Garhwal mountains Rishikesh is a cultural celebration with a modern blend. It is mostly famous for its river rafting in the holy river Ganga. The river flow in Rishikesh is quite aggressive which makes it the perfect spot aiding to all water adventure lovers. Rishikesh also has India’s highest bungee jump, measuring 84 meters. This city is truly a delight for all adventure lovers but other than that it also has some really cool tourist spots like The Beatles Ashram, this abandoned place holds a lot of value for all Beatles fans in India which has a lot of memoirs and paintings about their time in India. The band really had a strong connection with this city and a lot of their songs were inspired by it. The perfect way to end your day in Rishikesh is around the ghats with the Ganga aarti. It’s truly a blessing to be a part of that experience. The best time to visit Rishikesh is between September – April.

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So these were the 5 small trips you can take near Jaipur after the lockdown. Just please make sure that in order to go on these trips you should take proper precautions, always keep your masks on, and get vaccinated!