Excursions from Jaipur 2017-05-20T13:47:19+00:00

Excursions from Jaipur – Places to see near Jaipur

Places to see near Jaipur

Jaipur is rated as top five tourist cities in India, not just of the tourist sites in the city, but a number of tourist attractions nearby.

In the below post we have presented 20 tourist sites where most of our guests hire our cab for. Have a look at them and you can also check our list of tourist sites in Jaipur.

We have also added the latest ticket fee and entry timing of most of the attractions here, but they can change without any notice. You can also check out complete Jaipur tourism guide at this link.

1.  Chand Baori (Abhaneri)

chand baori at Abhaneri near Jaipur

Built in the 9th century by King Chanda, it is one of the hidden treasures of Incredible India., Chand Baori is one of the most famous landmarks of the princely state of Rajasthan. Located in the Abhaneri village near Jaipur, Chand Baori is considered as one of the largest stepwell in the world at 64 feet depth.

  • Opening Time- All days, all the time
  • Entry Fee- Free
  • Entry Fee for Students- Free
  • Distance from Jaipur – 95 km and it will take 90 mins

2. Ajmer Sharif Dargah

ajmer sharif dargah near Jaipur

The dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti made Ajmer famous to the rest of the world. The dargah houses the tomb of the great Sufi saint also known as Garib Nawaz. Ajmer is considered as a holy city for people of all religions and is renowned for being a multicultural center for history and beauty.

  • Opening Time – 4 AM in the summers, 5 AM in the winters
  • Closing Time – 10 PM in the summers, 9 PM in the winters.
  • Entry Fee – Free
  • Distance from Jaipur – 130 km and it will take two hours

3. Pushkar

Pushkar Rajasthan

Pushkar, a city famous for it’s annual livestock fair which is organized every year during the months of November and one of the top five blessed sites for the Hindu pilgrims. Pushkar is also the home to the only Brahma Temple in India.

  • Opening Time – 5:00 AM to 3:00 PM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM (everyday)
  • Distance from Jaipur – 145 km and it will take 140 minutes.

4. Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort near Jaipur

The Bhangarh Fort in Alwar, Rajasthan is known to the world as the haunted fort of India. It is expressly forbidden to enter the fort after the sunset and before the sunrise. Located in the Alwar district, the Bhangarh Fort attracts thousands of tourists interested in paranormal activities, throughout the year.

  • Opening Time – 6:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Free
  • Distance from Jaipur – 85 km and it will take 90 minutes to reach.

5. Samode Palace (Samode)

samode palace near Jaipur

A 16th-century fort designed exclusively with a combination of Muslim and Rajasthan architectural. Samode Palace is a luxurious heritage hotel & a museum, which welcomes tourists from around the world.

  • Opening Time – None
  • Closing Time – None
  • Entry Fee – None (Either book a room or table at restaurant, in advance)
  • Distance from Jaipur – 40 km and 45 minutes drive.

6. Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri (Agra)

taj mahal Agra

Located just around 5 hours driving distance from Jaipur, Taj Mahal, Agra is Memorial of Love. Standing next to banks of Yamuna river, Taj Mahal memorial simple catches one’s eyes with its white marble structure, lush green gardens and the lobe story of a Mughal emperor, Shahjahan.

  • Opening Time – Sunrise (around 8:00 AM)
  • Closing Time – Sunset (around 5:00 PM)
  • Entry Fee – INR 40 (Indian Citizen) & INR 1000 (Foreigner)
  • Entry Fee for SAARC and BIMSTEC citizens – INR 530
  • Free entry for children below 15
  • Distance from Jaipur – 250 km and a 5 hour drive.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a fortified city located around 40 km from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri served as the Mughal Capital for a short period, between 1571 and 1585 during the reign of Akbar. The Fort is undoubtedly an Indo-Islamic masterpiece of its time and is presently a World Heritage Site.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Rs 40 for the Indians and Rs 510 for the Foreigners
  • Admission free for children up to 15 years.

7. Neemrana Fort and Neemrana Bawdi

neemrana fort near Jaipur

Built in 1464, the Neemrana Fort Palace served as the capital for the heirs of Prithviraj Chauhan III. At present, the Neemrana Fort serves as a Heritage Resort Hotel and is a popular choice for the visiting tourists of Rajasthan. There are hanging gardens to admire in the fort that makes for a unique experience.

  • Opening Time- None
  • Closing Time- None
  • Entry Fee- None
  • Distance from Jaipur – 145 km and 150 minute drive.

Neemrana Baoli

neemrana baoli near Jaipur

The Neemrana Baoli is a stepwell, Neemrana Fort. The baoli was built in the 17th century by Thakur Janak Singh and is a unique site to capture some great photographs.

  • Opening Time- 24/7
  • Entry Fees – Free
  • Distance from Jaipur – 150 km and 150 minute drive.

8. Hadi Rani ka Kund

hadi rani ka kund near Jaipur

Hadi Rani ka Kund is located in the historical city of Todarraisingh in Rajasthan. This stepwell site or kund is surrounded by the hills & is a popular shooting site for several Bollywood movies.

  • Opening Time- Sun Rise
  • Closing Time- Sun Set
  • Entry Fee- Free
  • Distance from Jaipur – 150 km and 140 minute drive.

9. Ranthambore National Park (Sawai Madhopur)

Ranthambore National Park near Jaipur
Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur district is 150 km from Jaipur and this tiger reserve is one of the biggest and most popular one in India. Here guests can enjoy tiger safari tours two times in a day (Morning and evening).

  • Safari Morning time – 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Safari Evening time – 3:00 PM to 06:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

10. Sariska National Park (Alwar)

Sariska National Park near Jaipur

The Sariska National Park is famous of the tiger reserves near Jaipur. One can also find the ruins of the medieval temples of Garh Rajor that dates back to several centuries.

  • Opening Time- 6:00 AM
  • Closing Time- 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fees- Rs 80 for Indians and Rs 470 for Foreigners.

11. Salasar Balaji Dham

Salasar Balaji Dham near Jaipur

Salasar Balaji Dham is a place of great religious importance for the Hindu devotees. Located in the town of Salasar, the temple houses the deity of Lord Hanuman and attracts several devotees throughout the year.

  • Opening Time – 04:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 10:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 175 km and thre hour ride.

12. Mehandipur Balaji Mandir

Mehandipur balaji temple near Jaipur

Discovered in the Dausa district of Rajasthan, the Mehandipur Balaji Mandir is devoted to Lord Hanuman. The temple is known for ritualistic healing which attracts thousands of tourists to this place throughout the year.

  • Opening Time – 06:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 9:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 110 km and it will take under two hours to reach.

13. Khatu Shyamji Temple

khatu shyamji temple

According to the Hindu mythology, Khatu Shyam is the son of Ghatotkacha and the grandson of Bhim. He is also known as Barbareeka and is widely worshiped in Haryana and Rajasthan.

  • Opening Time – 04:00 AM and 04:00 PM
  • Closing Time – 12:30 PM and 10:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 80 km and 90 minute drive.

14. Ramgarh Shekhawati

Ramgarh Shekhawati near Jaipur

The Ramgarh Shekhawati is a mansion of the Shekhawati’s which has the largest open air art gallery within the mansion. There are two courts and a courtyard, outer forecourt, etc. that are worth visiting.

  • Opening Time – 24/7
  • Closing Time – 24/7
  • Distance from Jaipur – 185 km and 4 hour drive.

15. Garh Palace & Raniji ki Baori (Bundi)

Garh Palace Bundi near Jaipur

The Garh Palace at Bundi is a complex structure with several smaller mansions within the boundaries of the Palace. It is known for its magnificent architectural styles that is evident in the pillars and the jharokhas.

  • Opening Time – 08:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 05:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 210 km and around 3-4 hour drive.

Raniji ki Baori

It is also known as the Queen’s Stepwell in Bundi. It is noted for the beautiful carvings on the pillars and the highly arched gate.

  • Open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry fee around INR 40

16. Rani Sati Dadi Temple (Jhunjhunu)

Rani Sati Dadi Temple near Jaipur

Rani Sati Dadi Temple is in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan & is the largest temple in India that, dedicated to Rani Sati who is believed to be a woman who committed self-immolation on her husband’s death.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 10:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 180 km and three hour ride.

17. Shri Mahavirji Temple

Shri Mahavirji Temple near Jaipur

The Shri Mahavirji Temple is located in karauli district of Rajasthan and is a famed Jain religious site. Dedicated to Lord Mahaveer, the 24th Tirthankar, the temple draws devotees from different religions and cultures.

  • Opening Time – 07:00 AM
  • Closing Time –  09:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 145 km and it will take 150 minutes to reach.

18. Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort near Jaipur

Chittorgarh Fort in Chittorgarh is 300 km from Jaipur and is a UNESCO world heritage site. The ruins of the fort have several historical sites like palaces, gates, temples and also two commemoration towers within the fort that are worth visiting.

  • Opening Time – 09:45 AM
  • Closing Time – 05:15 PM
  • Entry Fee – Around Rs 10-30 (Indian Citizen) & INR 100 (Foreigner)
  • Distance from Jaipur – 300 km and a 4-5 hour ride on smooth road.

19. Mehrangarh Fort & Umaid Bhavan Palace (Jodhpur)

mehrangarh fort

Mehrangarh Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site and is the biggest attraction of Jodhpur. The fort is on a hill & it’s known for its intricate carvings on the pillars, collection of paintings, palki, swords, weapons, cannons and four palace rooms.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Rs 100 for Indians & INR 400 for the Foreigners

Umaid Bhavan Palace

umail bhawan palace jodhpur

Umaid Bhavan Palace is one of the largest private residences in India. Though most of this grand palace is under Taj Hotels, the remaining 30% is presented as a museum with some great collection.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Rs 30 for Indians & INR 100 for the Foreigners

20. Kumbhalgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh

Kumbhalgarh Fort

The Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar Fort that is located in the Rajsamand district of Udaipur. It is a world heritage site. It has unique light and sound show conducted in the evening for the public.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Distance from Jaipur – 350 km and its a 6 hour drive from Jaipur.