Jaipur has already shown us so many forts, palaces and cafes but what is still missing is the perfect adventure! Do you wish, at times, if you could explore the most beautiful city with some trekking activity? Does this give you an adrenaline rush? There are a bunch of trekking areas in and around Jaipur to calm your adrenaline and give you the happiness, you wished for!
1. Nahargarh Fort
Standing on the edge of Aravalli Hills along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort is a great trek spot for tourists. Start the trek from the base of the fort heading towards a dense forest, from the top, the lovely view of the city is worth the hectic walk.
2. Garh Ganesh
It is an old temple of Lord Ganesha and is located on the hills near Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Begin your day with this peaceful and religious trek, it is a short trek and does not take much time to complete it.
3. Mount Abu
Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Sirohi district of Rajasthan, it is 494 KM away from Jaipur and takes about 7 hours to reach there. Not just a tourist spot, Mount Abu is a trekking area also. The trekking in the jungle of Mount Abu makes you witness rare flora and fauna, birds, spectacular view of the jungle and mountains, sunrise and sunset.
Alwar is 160 km away from Jaipur city and takes around 3 hours to reach there. Alwar is different than the other places of Rajashan, the greenery and the pleasant climate glorifies its beauty. The ideal time for trekking is during winters, Sariska-Alwar-Amber is a popular trekking trail which marks it a wonderful experience.
Located about 400 km from Jaipur, Udaipur is also called “The City of Lakes” or “Venice of the East.” Trekking around Udaipur would turn out to be the best way to explore the city; you also get to interact with the locals and get to enjoy the beauty of the city.
Built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, Kumbhalgarh has been one of the ideal trekking areas in and around Jaipur. The most popular trek is the Kumbhalgarh-Ghanero Trek, walking down the dense forest, you encounter various animals and bird species, beautiful valleys and fresh water streams.
Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan, it is 150 km away from Jaipur city. Trekking in Pushkar can turn out to be an interesting affair for the tourists, moving towards the Ratnagiri Hill, on top of it lies the Savitri Devi Temple dedicated to the wife of Lord Brahma. The view of the town from the top is absolutely stunning, also, you get to encounter a very beautiful sunset view.
So, here were the seven trekking areas in and around Jaipur to excite the adventurous trekking freak that lies within yourself. Certain tips before you start this trip are:
- Choose a comfortable and correct footwear
- Carry water
- Sunscreen and sunglasses