What is that first thing, that comes to your mind when you think of Jaipur Pink City? Choki Dhaani? Daal Baati Choorma? or the images of its famed forts and palaces? Sightseeing in Jaipur is almost equivalent to visiting the palaces, monuments, forts, and temples and also witnessing the grandeur of the regal heritage in western India.
But sand dunes and vibrant markets aside, there is more to this beautiful city. We give you these ideal, unexplored weekend destinations that are just a few kilometers away from V Resorts Adhbhut Jaipur.
Nahargarh Biological Park
Away from the densely crowded city, lakes and dams, there exists wildlife. Nahargarh Biological Park is among the most unexplored tourist places around Jaipur, but this national park gives you ample opportunities to see nature at its best. The park houses more than 200 different bird species and around 450 species of flora and fauna. Get in to your car and reach Nahargarh because this is a must visit.
Famous for its seven natural water springs, Galta Temple is located 10 kms away from Jaipur. It is believed that the among seven water springs, one known as ‘Galta Kund’ never runs dry. People from across the states come here to take a dip in the holy water.
Plus, when from the outside, this heritage site looks like a palace made with pink sandstones.
Yes, you read that right. Located 65 kms away from the city, Sambhar aka Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in India. The town named Sambhar has curled up alone one side and is surrounded by the scenic Aravali hills on the other. By the way, it accounts for 9% of salt production in India and is home to thousands of flamingoes and other beautiful bird species.
Infamous for its drylands, Kanota dam has a maximum water level of 363.3 meters. Surprised? Located 15 kms away from Jaipur, it is constructed over the river Dhoond, and it is a visual treat to watch the canopy of endless blue sky, clear and flowing water. This makes it the perfect place for a romantic date; you can visit here any time of the year.
Just moving a mere 2 kms away from Chandlai Toll Plaza, there lies a serene water body called Chandlai Lake. When on a vacation with your beloved, pick this place snuggled away in a corner, blessed with the perfect mix of romance, serenity and a gentle breeze.
Jaipur is an amazing place with a lot of history, culture and legendary stories associated with it, and these unexplored destinations just add more value. So, keep traveling, keep exploring.