Best Day Trips from Jaipur

Best Day Trips from Jaipur

Best Day Trips from Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, also called the Pink City, is known for its legacy and royal lifestyle. The forts and the palaces of Jaipur are the gems of the crown set upon the city. The narrow lanes of the city are filled with vibrant colors and chaotic shops. In the middle of this mayhem of the town, Jaipur offers a great tour to calm and culturally rich cities which can make your vacation more worthy.

These day trips take you deep inside the nerve evoking past of India and on the enchanted slopes of Aravalli hills! So, here is the list to get you started with the best day trips from Jaipur:

1. Bhangarh

Not only is the best day trip from Jaipur, Bhangarh is also counted on the list of most haunted places in the world! Totally packed with the tourists during the day, the Bhangarh Fort unveils its dark side at night. Don't get much frightened with the stories; the fort is beautiful with some active temples and water bodies. Though in ruins, the palace forms a perfect picturesque for tourists looking to capture a historic moment. The place has some interesting and thrilling stories behind it. So, while here, do listen to the tales of the queen who lived then and haunts it now! Bhangarh is around 1 hour 15 minutes away from Jaipur via taxi or drive. You can also catch a bus to reach the town at somewhat less fare.

2. Pushkar

Pushkar is known worldwide for its fair which the city puts for 5 days after Diwali! The fair showcases the local culture through dances and other performances. Located around the Pushkar Lake, the city of Pushkar has 52 Rajputana architecture Ghats. While in here, explore the tales of Brahma temple and Ghat; find the salvation at Tirthraj Pushkar; and worship the holy water of lake. This pilgrim and sacred town render some truly aesthetic views! All transport facilities are available to reach Pushkar from Jaipur. You can take a train, a bus, a taxi or a car for the journey of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

3. Ajmer

The old city and its tales always fascinate the young! Ajmer is one such city which is being blessed by the holy saint since long and also the place is one of the best day trips from Jaipur. The main highlight of the place is Ajmer Sharif Dargah, which is claimed to be the center of Ajmer by the locals. From wherever you start you will end up being at Dargah! The narrow lanes outside Dargah have a splendid market for visitors and other highlights are- Shrine of Saint, Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, Lal Mandir aka Soniji Ki Nasiyan, Sai Temple, Taragarh Fort or Ajmer Fort, and Ana Sagar Lake. Just be a little aware of the pickpockets where strolling in the narrow streets. The town of Ajmer is accessible from Jaipur via train, bus, taxi or drive and it takes 1.5-2 hours to reach the destination.

4. Sariska

If got bored by staring at historic monuments, then you can go and meander around Sariska National Park and Tiger Reserve. Located on the slopes of Aravalli hill, Sariska is known for its lush green environment, Bengal Tigers, temples and safari rides. Being the perfect sanctum for adventure lovers and nature enthusiasts, Sariska makes one of the amazing day trips from Jaipur. Bengal tigers with other wildlife are the roaring feature of the place! The journey time between the two towns is 2hours 10minutes and can be easily covered via train, bus, taxi, or car.

5. Tonk

Tonk might not be a tourist trail but is worth a day trip from Jaipur. The place was once ruled by the Afghani Pathans and their mansions say a lot about their fine lifestyle and ruling patterns as Nawabs. Amid these mansions stand two colonial buildings- Jama Masjid and Sunehri Kothi. Jama Masjid is the mosque decorated with fine intricate patterns while Sunheri Kothi is a huge hall made for poetry, dance, and music. The colorful bazaar is the must see place while in town! You can take a bus, hire a taxi or rent a car from Jaipur to reach in minimum 1.5 hours.

Jaipur forms the perfect center for your tour to other flamboyant towns and places. Amid all the traveling, don't forget to take a bite of mouth smacking snacks and shop at the local bazaar of the towns!

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