Exciting offbeat places you can explore in Jaipur

We all know how amazing and popular is Jaipur as a tourist attraction. Every year thousands of people come to visit this beautiful city and it’s true to say that they can never get enough of it. This city has so much to offer with its culture, food, forts, palaces, lakes, and especially heritage. It’s filled with amazing places and amazing stories to tell. Due to the insane popularity of Jaipur most of its tourist places are popular worldwide but what if we tell you that in this amazing city there are still a few places left to be unexplored. Places still hidden from the mainstream tourist spots,

So if you are someone who loves to explore offbeat and lesser-known places then here are some underrated places to explore in Jaipur –


Chandlai Lake –

This is one of the best offbeat places in Jaipur. Located on Tonk Road on Kota-Jaipur Highway this beautiful lake is hidden from the mainstream tourism places. The serene sunset views of this place are truly captivating. You can spend hours at this isolated beauty while enjoying the natural peace and breathtaking views. This lake is also blessed with the beauty of migratory birds who visit here in winters. You can easily spot flamingos here in the winter season. Obviously it’s the perfect place to visit on weekend but it’s also perfect to visit in monsoon on a beautiful rainy day. It’s a truly different experience to have in Jaipur.

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Chulgiri Jain Temple –

This serene Jain temple made up of white marble and surrounded by the Aravali range is one of the offbeat places to visit in Jaipur. Located on Delhi Agra highway this place is quite far from the hustle-bustle of the city and has a very peaceful environment. Chulgiri temple also has an adventure trek as it’s located on the top of a high mountain peak, so if you are an adventure lover then you will really enjoy this place. This temple is also located on the border of Jhalana Forest Safari therefore the forest around this place is home to many leopards and wild animals.

It’s advised to take the stairs to visit the temple, The temple has a charm of its own with peaceful and gorgeous mountain views. It gives you a moment of peace and you can spend many hours here just adoring its beauty.

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Jhalana Safari Park –

Everybody knows about Ranthambore and its national park but did you know that you can get a similar experience in Jaipur as well? The Jhalana Safari park is India’s 1st Leopard Reserve located in Jaipur. Surrounded by luscious Aravali hills, Jhalana became a leopard reserve in 2017. This huge reserve spread over a 20 square km area is home to 30 leopards and 5 cubs presently. If you are a wildlife lover then this is the best place in India to sight a leopard. The best time to visit this place is between November- April. Recently it’s becoming a little popular because of the amazing pictures captured by wildlife photographers from this safari.

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Abhaneri –

Abhaneri is a historical town located around 95 km away from the city. Well, we agree that this place is quite far as compared to others on this list but it’s definitely worth a visit especially if you are planning something for the weekend. Abhaneri is known for its ancient and historical step wells. It has one of the largest and deepest step-wells in India, the most popular Chand Baori. This stepwell is so deep that it’s definitely a breathtaking view, it has around 3500 steps which go over 13 stories. These step wells have a history to be used for water conservation to solve the drought problems in Rajasthan in ancient times. Today it’s the perfect location for some really creative, adventurous, and rustic Instagram pictures.

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