If you’re in Jaipur and have been planning trips but at the same time
have been wanting to explore destinations that aren’t too far and could
also be a good looong drive trip, here is a sorted plan for you. Be ready to
explore the unexplored. Short trips with friends and family are the best
way to relax and enjoy tuning away from the hustle bustle and monotony
So, here’s a list of perfect weekend getaways from Jaipur
A short drive of around 3 hours covering 144km will take you to the ever alluring city of Pushkar from Jaipur. The perfect way to make your trip exciting is to explore the market of Pushkar and camel riding on the wide stretched desert of Pushkar. One of the mist awaited attraction is the Pushkar Fair which is held around October or November.
Places to Visit in Pushkar:
- Pushkar Lake
- Brahma’s Temple
- Aptaeshwar Temple
- Varaha Temple
The Rajput culture with the forts and palaces of the city makes Chittorgarh a must visit historical site near Jaipur. The historical forts, palaces and temples of Chittorgarh help you realise the heroism of Rajput Kingdom. It is around 306km from Jaipur.
Places to Visit in Chittorgarh:
- Vijay Stambh
- Kirti Stambh
- Rana Kumbha Palace
- Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary
For all you adventure enthusiast and wildlife fanatic, it’s time to explore the bewildering national park of Ranthambore. Only 162km from Jaipur, this wildlife sighting spot is situated in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan and is one of the largest national parks in northern India. Gypsy safari in Ranthambore National Park is best for tiger spotting.
Places to visit in Ranthambore:
- Ranthambore Fort
- Surwal Lake
- Padam Lake
- Kachida Valley
- Lakarda and Anantpura
Sariska National Park located at a distance of 133km from Jaipur in Alwar district of Rajasthan, is a tiger reserve, so you can expect to have a glimpse of this royal animal amidst the lush green forest. The majestic Sariska Palace, which was once built as a royal hunting lodge, is located on the edge of this national park.
Places to visit in Sariska:
- Neelkath Temple
- The ruins of Bhartrihari Temples
- The Naldeshwar Temple
Nested beautifully in the Aravalli ranges, Neemrana is a city of splendid historical monuments and enchants the tourists with its beautiful lakes and valleys. It is widely known as ‘Raath region’. Beautiful lakes, big hunting lodges, historical sites and several varieties of birds and animals makes this city a must visit while planning an escapade in Rajasthan.
Places to visit in Neemrana:
- Neemrana Fort Palace
- Siliserh Lake
People fond of exploring the attractions with the finest work Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan is the place to be. From Royal edifices to normal households and step wells, everything is decorated with richly painted murals, paintings and motifs.
Places to visit in Shekhawati