Weekend Getaways around Jaipur
Rajasthan, an embodiment of culture and traditions in India is one of the largest states in India. Its vastness is not only in its size but also in its diversity and the historic importance and landmarks it prevails. Its capital, Jaipur, the pink city is an epitome of beauty with the essence of rich culture in its every street. The famous Hawa Mahal and the City Palace are the most prominent destinations to visit in Jaipur and makes the traveller to visit the city again and again. But in Rajasthan, along with Jaipur there are other destinations around Jaipur which become perfect weekend getaways for the Jaipur natives and the travellers in Jaipur. Let’s look into some of them as follows:
Ajmer (140 km from Jaipur)
Famous for the divine Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ajmer is one of the nearest destinations from Jaipur to spend a perfect weekend. One can travel over there by car or by buses also. In Ajmer there is no dearth of venues to see and enjoy. After taking blessings from Ajmer Sharif Dargah, one should go and visit beautiful Ana Sagar Lake. The splendid Taragarh Fort amidst the vegetation makes it a must visited venue for everyone. The weather of Ajmer is hot and humid in the day time around the year, so the visitors must visit accordingly.
Sariska (121 km from Jaipur)
On mentioning Sariska, the first thing which comes in our mind is the Sariska National Park, which is a Tiger Reserve and a wildlife refuge. The dry forests covered in greenery, rocky roads, cliffs and wildlife like deers, Leopards, Tigers, striped Hyenas, jackals, chinkaras and many more make Sariska a perfect destination to spend a thrilling weekend. Along with the jungle safari in the national park, other venues to look in Sariska are the rumored as haunted Bhangarh Fort, also the Siliserh lake and Pratapgarh Fort.
Pushkar (145 km from Jaipur)
Pushkar is located in the Ajmer district in Rajasthan, Pushkar is famous all over India for the Pushkar Fair which is the world’s largest Camel Fair. Pushkar is also famous for the beautiful Pushkar lake, adventurous camel riding and the divine Brahma Temple. One can see all the blends of colors and cultures in Pushkar along with shopping handicraft items and artifacts like precious stones, Wooden and Ivory designs, block printed materials and jewelry.
Karauli (179 km from Jaipur)
The city engulfed in monuments, Karauli is a hidden gem to explore by the travellers looking for the deeply enriched culture and historic monuments over different eras in India. The magnificent Karauli City Palace and the holy Kaila Devi Temple are the most famous venues in Karauli. The Madan Mohanji temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, is also one venue filled with crowd coming from different parts of India. The City Palace and other monuments like Bhanwar Vilas Palace and Timangarh fort, portray the elite royalty of Rajasthan with an essence of cultures and traditions coming down from generations. Karauli is a destination which must be visited by everyone to have an enthralling weekend.
Along with these some other destinations which can be explored and enjoyed on a weekend from Jaipur will be counted by Ranthambore, famous for the Ranthambore National Park, the beautiful city of Bharatpur, Mandava- a destination portraying royal palaces and monuments and the enthralling city of Alwar.
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Manav is a Content Writer at Internet Moguls. He is also a Comic Book reader and a movie-buff by passion. He writes blogs about Movies, Comic Books, Novels and fan-fiction at different platforms and loves to travel around and make new experiences.