Weekends are too short to spend on Netflix and popcorn nights. Don’t you think so? We feel a road trip is a perfect idea to spend a great weekend. Jaipur, the centre of Rajasthan can be your starting point for a fun-filled road trip. In this blog, we will list out eight road trips from Jaipur that will help you explore your way through the beautiful bylanes of Rajasthan. Here we go!
1. Jaipur to Ranthambore
Ranthambore, the paradise of tigers is one such ideal destination for a road trip. It is 162km away from the city and will take approximately four hours to reach there. The best route to travel from Jaipur to Ranthambore is via Rajasthan State Highway 24. You can also take a break from the journey and sit at the dhabas along the way, the food they serve will surely make you lick your fingers.
2. Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer, the Golden City is yet another option for a road trip. Walking down to Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Jaisal Art Gallery would count as a phenomenal experience.
Jaisalmer is 500-600 km away from Jaipur city and takes approximately 10 hours to reach there. While travelling, you will also encounter some dhabas that offer authentic Rajasthani food.
3. Jaipur to Mount Abu
Mount Abu is a famous hill station in Rajasthan. It is about 500 km away from Jaipur and takes approximately 7-8 hours to reach there. Some popular spots to visit in Mount Abu are Dilwara Temples, Achalgarh, Guru Shikhar, Nakki Lake and many more.
Mount Abu is a prominent trekking spot also. You will come across beautiful natural scenery as you proceed your journey.
4. Jaipur to Udaipur
You wouldn’t want to miss a road trip to Udaipur. The road to the ‘City of Lakes’ is so well maintained that it promises you a smooth and obstacle free journey.
It is 400 km away from Jaipur city and takes 7 hours to reach there.
5. Jaipur to Bundi
Bundi is one place in Rajasthan which drifts away from the hustle and bustle of the main city. It gives you the peace of mind you desire for and by each passing day, it gets harder to leave this city.
Some great places to see in Bundi are Taragarh Fort, Raniji ki Baori, Sukh Mahal and etc. It is 200 km away from Jaipur and takes approximately 4 hours to reach there.
6. Jaipur to Sambhar Lake
Sambhar Lake is India’s largest salt lake. This lake has mythological reference also, it is said that the lake was a silver plain earlier and it was converted to a lake by Shakambhari Devi. There is a temple near the lake which is dedicated to this goddess.
While travelling stick to NH8 and Rajasthan State Highway 5, it is 81km away from Jaipur city and takes about 2 hours to reach there.
7. Jaipur to Abhaneri
Known for its Chand Baori stepwell and Harshat Mata Temple, Abhaneri has to be the idea of a road trip. It is 96km away from the city and takes 2 hours to reach there.
Chand Baori stepwell is a famous photography spot too, so forget your camera.
8. Jaipur to Pushkar
Can you miss Pushkar? No! Nobody can miss a road trip to Pushkar. This town is famous for its temples, ghats and of course the Pushkar Mela. All the temples built in Pushkar are very old and the most popular is the Brahma Temple. It is a 3 hour road journey to Pushkar from Jaipur city.
Aren’t all these eight road trips from Jaipur city super exciting? And, this way all your eight coming weekends are covered. I hope you enjoyed reading this blog, do tell us in the comment section below if it helped you. Happy journey!