Excursion places near jaipur

Excursion Places Near Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the most popular destinations in Rajasthan. There are a number of other wonderful places around Jaipur that one can head to on excursions. These beautiful hangout places offer quick getaways from the Pink City.

Some of the famous Jaipur excursions are mentioned below:


Location – 16 km on Tonk Road.

Close to the airport, this old township has many attractions. Besides the ruined palace,    broken city walls, triple gateways and a neglected Mughal garden, it has beautiful Jain Temples and important craft industries.

Large and small units of block and screen printers produce some of the finest hand printed textiles in the country admired everywhere. Paper and potters turn out many kind of Jaipur blue pottery.


Location: 35 km south-west on Ajmer road

The ground level fort is still in good shape, but the main attraction of this small Rajput township is its hand printed cloth industry. The designs are simpler here, the technique less complicated and the colors of more earthy shades.


Location : 40km north-west

The old palace renovated and result in a very tasteful manner in the 19th century provides the most gorgeously decorated and painted example of Rajput haveli architecture.

Set amidst th quiet of protective hills, it provides an ideal spot for outing.  The sleepy little town has its own cloth printers, bangle makers and other artisans. The palace has now been converted as a heritage hotel.


Location: 86 km on the Shapura – Alwar road.

The site of Anicent Viratnagar of great antiquity, it contains the relics and structures of Mauryan, Mughal and Rajputs periods.

The excavated remains of a circular Buddhist temple, the only one of its kind in the country, two 3rd century B.C rock edicts of the Mauryan king Asoka the great, unique in Rajasthan, make it an important historical place.

In Mughal times, Akbar the great, constructed a mint and his son Jahangir a beautiful Mughal garden and a remarkable monuments with painted chatris and walls. Temples and monuments of more recent times are also to seen here.


Location: 94 km west from Jaipur

Sambhar, famous for the country’s largest inland salt lake, is an ancient city. It was the first capital of the Chauhan dystany, named Sakambhari, as it was founded near the temple of goddess Sakambhari, famous for its holy Deveyani tank, the palace yielded sculptures and terracottas from 3rd century onwards.


Location: 96 kms from Jaipur, Tonk District of Rajasthan

Jaipur TonkTonk is a small town, located at a distance of 96 kms from Jaipur. This little town of Tonk is also known as the “Lucknow of Rajasthan” due to its elegance. Tonk is popular among tourists for its magnificent mosques, mansions and havelis.

In the ancient times, Tonk was ruled by the tribes of ‘Pathans’ from Afghanistan. The old town boasts of the architecture prevalent in Mughal era. The highlight of Tonk is the Sunehri Kothi, the Golden Mansion.

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