Jaipur is a capital city of the state of Rajasthan in India. It is the largest city of Rajasthan. It is often called as ‘Pink City’ as well. Jaipur is well connected by all the major cities of North and west India by roads and trains. It is situated 232 km from Agra and 260 km from Delhi. One of the prime destinations of India’s famous Golden triangle tour circuit offers not only tourist attractions of the city itself such as Amber Fort, City palace, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort etc but also offers some amazing day trips around it. Jaipur is surrounded by some of the word’s famous tourist attractions like Agra, Pushkar, Ajmer, Sariska Tiger reserves and Mandawa. Please go through day trips to these magnificent destinations
Agra Day Trips
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is located on the bank of river Yamuna, regarded one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. The construction of Taj Mahal started in 1631 and completed in 1653. 20,000 workers had been labored for 22 years by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to complete the Marble wonder.
Agra Day Trip by Train
Agra day trip from Jaipur by train is also possible and another option to explore the city of Taj Mahal. The Shatabdi train is running between Jaipur & Agra, which is best suited train in terms of its schedule from both cities. It leaves from Jaipur at 07:05 hrs and reaches Agra at 10:35 hrs. On return it departs at 17:40 hrs from Agra and arrives Jaipur at 21:20 hrs.
Day Trip to Mandawa
Mandawa is one of the favorite excursion sites around Jaipur. Mandawa is mainly frequented for its unique Fresco paintings and Chuttris (cenotaphs) dating back to 18th century. It is situated 190 km away from Jaipur. One can start early in the morning to enjoy day trip to Mandawa from Jaipur
Day Trip to Ajmer and Pushkar
Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus, situated 11 km to the North-West of Ajmer. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake. It is believed that taking a dip in the waters of Pushkar lake ensure salvation. Pushkar has many temples and Ghats. Lord Brahma temple is frequented by many pilgrims because it is only one of its kinds in the world. Devotees gather here observe the ritual on Kartik Purnima.