10 Amazing Places Near Jaipur Within 150 – 200 Kilometres

Jaipur is one of the exciting destinations in India and is well known for its rich culture and heritage. The neighbouring towns and cities are more attractive to the tourist. Variations in tourism are possible only through Rajasthan and it is well known for its history, culture, royalty, nature pleasantness.

Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and it had countless tourist attractions. Perhaps its fame has had a big impact on the surrounding areas, which is why the places near Jaipur sound great with amazing attractions.

Here is the list of 10 amazing places near Jaipur within 150-200 kilometres:

1. Ajmer

Ajmer is a holy place and is well known for pilgrims. It is established by Rajput king, Prithviraj Chauhan in the 7th millennium. Many dynasties had ruled this place and Mughal Dynasty is famous. You can find multicultural monuments and is surrounded by Aravalli hills and it makes a beautiful backdrop. It is surrounded by places like Dargah Sharif Mosque and is a resting place of Sufi St. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.

Ajmer is a place which defines “unity in diversity” of both Hindu and Muslim culture. On the anniversary of the death of Saint Moinuddin Chishti, this place will be crowded with hordes of people from all over the country. The tomb of Moinuddin Chishti, known as Dargah Sharif, is the centre of attraction of Ajmer tourism.

Dargah Sharif Mosque in Ajmer

Dargah Sharif Mosque, Ajmer

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Distance from Jaipur: 132 kilometres

Best Time to Visit

During the Monsoon season of October to March and Winter season is the best time to visit. The weather will be unpleasant and there will be a scorching heat during the summer months.

2. Alwar

Alwar is well known for its aesthetic beauty and is the weekend destination of Jaipur. It contains many historical monuments and backgrounds like Neemrana, City Palace, Alwar Fort and tomb of Fateh Jang. It is surrounded by water bodies, hence it looks greener. In Alwar, some popular tourist spots, most of the palaces, are becoming complexes like Neemrana Fort and Hill Fort Kesroli, which offer excellent accommodation options and give tourists the feeling of being royal tiger Reserve.

A few kilometres from Alwar, Sariska National Park is a popular attraction, also known for its Jeep safari. Here, tourists can see animals such as the caracal, the striped hyena, the golden jackal, the leopard, the jungle cat, the four-horned antelope.

City Palace, Alwar

City Palace, Alwar

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Distance from Jaipur: 160 kilometres.

Best Time to Visit

Winter season is the best season to visit Alwar. During the winter season, the temperatures are comfortable. This is the best time to visit the monuments. October, November, December, February and March are the best months to visit this place.

3. Mandawa

Mandawa is a semi-arid region and is founded by Thakur Nawal Singh, who had built the Mandawa Fort. You can see the eclectic mix of havelis and castles here. Most of the castles had been converted into luxurious hotels. You may feel royal if you stay at this hotel.

The Bansidhar Newatia Haveli presents on its eastern exterior wall curious paintings of a boy using a telephone and a European woman in a car driven by a driver. The Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli has altered erotic images.

Mandawa Fort

Mandawa Fort

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Distance from Jaipur: 169 Kilometers

Best Time to Visit

Winter is the best time to visit Mandawa, the weather remains mild but totally refreshing. The city looks and feels at its best especially during this time of the year. Mandawa receives average rainfall during the monsoon season. The temperature during the monsoon varies between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius.

4. Bharatpur

At the beginning of the 18th century, Suraj Mal Maharaja captured Bharatpur fort by defeating Khemkaran, the rival leader, and laid the foundations for Bharatpur. The valiant Maharaja was very eager to enlarge the cities and is credited with the construction of the many forts and palaces that dot the kingdom, including the pleasure palace complex of Deeg. The history of Bharatpur dates back to the 5th century BC when the kingdom of Matsya flourished here.

It is in the heart of the golden triangle of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur. The famous Keoladeo National park is housed here and is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. This is the place of different species of migratory birds and is the best place for bird watching as well. There are other places to visit here like Bharatpur Palace and Fateh Burj.

Bharatpur Bird sanctuary

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

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Distance from Jaipur: 180 kilometres.

Best Time to Visit

October to March is the best time for visiting Bharatpur. The maximum temperatures in summer will be of 48 degrees and in winter the temperatures will be of 5 degrees. Summers will be relatively hot and the winter will be extremely cold here.

5. Mathura

Mathura is a holy city located in Uttar Pradesh, and in the banks of the Yamuna River. A number of tourists and devotees visit this city in search of peace. Daily kirtans are organized in several ashrams and temples to obtain spiritual enlightenment.

Mathura is famed as the birthplace of Lord Krishna. It is one of the 7 holiest cities in India. Holi is the famous festival celebrated here and there are many god temples located here. This city is famous for pedas, an Indian sweet. During the Holi festival, the entire city will feel alive with fun and colours. Other places to visit in Mathura are Banke Bihari Temple, Prem Mandir and Mathura Museum.

Prem Mandir in Mathura

Prem Mandir, Mathura

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Distance from Jaipur: 218 kilometres

Best Time to Visit

The summer season at Mathura is normally warm and the temperature rises to 48 degrees Celsius, and the humidity is also severe. Mathura during the rainy season of the monsoon comes alive and stays cool, with a fair amount of rain. The winters are pleasant, especially the days remain comfortable, making it ideal for exploring the various temples of the city.

6. Haridwar

Haridwar is located in the district of Uttarakhand State in India. Haridwar is the place where the Ganges enters the plains of northern India after 250 km of its origin. Gaumukh is an ancient city and one of the most sacred in India and also a place of different arts and culture. Haridwar is well known as a great source of Ayurvedic medicines and herbal remedies. Haridwar is now home to the unique Indian teaching tradition of “Gurukula”. Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalay has been teaching the Gurukul system since 1902.

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Haridwar is the famous religious destination in India and is considered as the gateway city of the god. Every day a million pilgrims used to visit this city. It is one of the city, which is directly located on the banks of River Ganga. It is well connected with all kinds of transports. Haridwar is the best place if you looking to visit a religious destination.

Haridwar

Distance from Jaipur: 465 kilometres.

Best Time to Visit

February, March, August-October will be the best time to visit Haridwar. The summer months of March to June will be extremely hot, but the nights will be very pleasant. Savan is a festival which will be celebrated in the month of July, and flocks of people used to visit this place.

7. Udaipur

Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1553, as the new capital of the Mewar Kingdom. It is located in the fertile circular valley of Girwa southwest of Nagda, which was the first capital of Mewar. Udaipur is the popular destination spot for Indian weddings and is also known as the City of Lakes. It is founded by Maharana Singh II and boasts a large number of castles and palaces that are famous throughout the world.

Lake Pichola is located in the heart of the city, which is the major tourist attraction that offers the boating facilities as well. Jag Mandir, Udaipur Palaces and Monsoon Palace are some of the major attractions in Udaipur. There are clusters of Islands, which had beautiful palaces you can visit. You can spend a great time with your loved ones and family. If you are looking for a luxury options than you can take the India’s Palace on Wheels train to reach the destination.

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Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

Distance from Jaipur: 377 Kilometers.

Best Time to Visit

Winter season is the best time to visit Udaipur. The temperature here will be quite comfortable and you can also visit the monuments and palaces. September, October, November, December, February and March are the best months to visit this place.

8. Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the 2nd largest city in Rajasthan and it also had a fascinating past. Jodhpur was formerly known as Marwar. It contains two parts, old city and the new city. The old town is separated by a 10 km long wall that surrounds it. In addition, it has eight doors leading out of it. The new city is outside the walled city.

Jodhpur is well known as the Blue city of India. All the houses built in the town are painted blue, which makes the city looks blue. Rao Jodha had built the city of Jodhpur, and he had built the surrounding Mehrangarh Fort. Umaid Bhawan is the famous tourist attractions in Jodhpur. Because of the charm and beauty of the beautiful palaces and forts, they are featured in many Bollywood movies.

Umaid Bhawan Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur

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Distance from Jaipur: 335 kilometres

Best Time to Visit

October to March will be the best time to visit Jodhpur. From July to August, Jodhpur receives low to moderate rainfall. The summers of Jodhpur are hot and dry. The temperature in summer varies between 32 and 43 ° C. Winter is the best time to visit and explore Jodhpur easily.

9. Bikaner

Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika, in 1488. The city is famous for Bikaneri namkeen and famous chaat. There are many tourist attractions like monuments and temples in the city. It also contains a famous rat temple which had thousands of rats and they are also considered as sacred. Famous camel safari is also conducted here. Lalgarh Palace and Karni Mata Temple are the best places to visit.

Bikaner is rich in culture and tradition and is one of the representatives of Rajasthan art and music. The famous people of Bikaner are the great protectors of the show and the fine arts. The folk music of Bikaner is famous all over the world. Bikaner is one of the busiest desert cities in the state of Rajasthan.

Lalgarh Palace

Lalgarh Palace

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Distance from Jaipur: 322 kilometres.

Best Time to Visit

Bikaner receives an average amount of rainfall during the monsoon season which begins in July and ends in November. In winter, the temperature in Bikaner ranges between 4 and 23 ° C. This is the perfect time to visit the area and to visit various attractions such as Gajner Palace, Junagarh Fort and Gajner Sanctuary. The summer season in Bikaner starts with the month of March and ends in June.

10. Chittorgarh

The district of Rajasthan, Chittorgarh, is located on the banks of the rivers Gambhiri and Berach. The history of this city is written in Blood and Sacrifice and It is a World Heritage Site. Grand Maharana Pratap, son of Rana Udai Singh II, is considered a personification of the values that Rajput love and die.

Chittorgarh is the home of some fearless warriors and the famous Chittorgarh fort which the largest fort in Asia is located here. The castle has seen a great siege by foreign invaders for its time. During 1567, when the fort was under the attack, many men fought to death instead of giving up and many women burnt themselves to avoid the shame of defeat.

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort

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Distance from Jaipur: 280 kilometres

Best Time to Visit

Monsoon is the best time to visit Chittorgarh. Winter are pleasant to visit Chittorgarh and its attractions such as its fort, Vijay Stambha, Meera Temple, Kirti Stambh, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, Rana Kumbha Palace and many others. Chittorgarh is really hot in summer with temperatures reaching 43 degrees Celsius.

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