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5 Wonderful Tourist Places In Rajasthan Near Delhi

Rajasthan is not merely a state – it is an experience. And if you live anywhere close, this place will offer you more weekend destinations than you can handle!

Here are 5 wonderful tourist places in Rajasthan near Delhi that will make you want to travel right away. Read on to lose yourself in this heavenly land where the old meets the new.

5 Best Tourist Places In Rajasthan Near Delhi

  1. Jaipur (269 km from Delhi)
  2. Ranthambore (369 km from Delhi)
  3. Bharatpur (199 km from Delhi)
  4. Alwar (155 km from Delhi)
  5. Mandawa (245 km from Delhi)

Jaipur

Amer Fort, Jaipur - One of the best tourist places in Rajasthan Near Jaipur

Amer Fort, Jaipur

Mere words cannot do justice to the countless hues of this singularly historic city. Be it art, architecture, literature, handiwork, nature or even raw, powerful spirit—Jaipur has it all.

Jal Mahal, Jaipur

Jal Mahal, Jaipur

The breathtaking Jal Mahal, the scintillating Jantar Mantar, the extraordinary Pink City and the grandiose Hawa Mahal are a few of the endless gems in the city’s treasure chest.

As for cuisine, it is common knowledge that Rajasthani food is on the spicier side. Take your taste-buds on a roller-coaster ride with the spectrum of dishes this place offers.

Distance from Delhi: 269 km | Time taken: 4h 26m

Book an OYO in Jaipur here.

Ranthambore

Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort

Cross your fingers and a tiger might just decide to honour you with its glorious presence! The Ranthambore National Park, with its silvery rivers and dreamy terrain, will leave you speechless with its equally magnificent flora and fauna.

The Tigers of Ranthambore

The Tigers of Ranthambore

A playful deer fight, a curious mongoose, cackling hyenas—Ranthambore is throbbing with wildlife. As you stand on the crumbling ruins of the ancient Ranthambore Fort, take a deep breath and let the jungle vibes embrace your very being.

Distance from Delhi: 369 km | Time taken: 6h 45m

Book an OYO in Ranthambore here.

Bharatpur

A Road In The Woods, Bharatpur

A Road In The Woods, Bharatpur

Get your cameras and binoculars ready, as you voyage from Delhi to Bharatpur, and land right  in bird paradise. With over 230 different species of birds adorning the bright-blue skies, the Keoladeo National Park is also a coveted winter home for the endangered Siberian Crane.

Exotic Birds, Bharatpur

Exotic Birds, Bharatpur

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the park offers the unique beauty of a wetland, with a plethora of amphibians and reptiles crawling around merrily. Try to catch the splendid Brij Festival, organized every year before Holi.

Distance from Delhi: 199 km | Time taken: 3h 5m

Alwar

Alwar Palace

Alwar Palace

Image Credits – Carlton Browne under CC BY 2.0.

Nestled among the mighty Aravalis, Alwar echoes with the majestic tales of the chivalrous Maharana Pratap. The Bala Quila Fort and the mysterious Bhangarh Fort are two of Alwar’s famous strongholds.

City Palace, Alwar

City Palace, Alwar

Visit any of the colourful markets (the Churi Bazaar is a favourite) dotting the old town and you’ll be surprised at the sheer, gorgeous variety of jewellery and handicraft. Lastly, one does not simply leave Alwar without sampling the pride of town—Alwar ka mawa (milkcake) and Kalakand.

Distance from Delhi: 155 km | Time taken: 2h 53m

Book an OYO in Alwar here.

Mandawa

Colorful painted Haveli in the city of Mandawa, Rajasthan

Colorful painted Haveli in the city of Mandawa, Rajasthan

Known as one of the ‘painted towns of Shekhawati’, Mandawa is an embodiment of pure, unadulterated art. The overwhelming display of gaily painted havelis, with their explosion of intricate frescos, will leave your senses craving for more.

Frescoed Havelis in Mandawa village, traditional ornately decorated residence, India. Rajasthan

Frescoed Havelis in Mandawa village, traditional ornately decorated residence, India. Rajasthan

As you explore the back alleys of this castle town, listen close, and you might just hear the whispered legends of its long-lost regal past. It’s no wonder that the entire town is said to be one big open-air art gallery.

Distance from Delhi: 245 km | Time taken: 4h 52m

Convinced? Go, convince your squad, grab the bare essentials and make the next weekend unforgettable, with a little help from Rajasthan.

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