5 Ultimate Hiking Destinations Near Jaipur You Should Head To This Weekend

Driven by adventure and thrill kicks?

If the idea of hiking in Jaipur gives you a rush, we have got some treasured hiking destinations around the city just for you. Trek to these places are not so difficult and offer great views of sunrise and sunsets.

These hiking destinations near Jaipur are just perfect for a change from the busy city life.

Chulgiri jain temple

chulgiri jain temple jaipur

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A heavenly place in the lap of Aravali Ranges, Chulgiri falls on the Jaipur-Agra highway. Apart from being a place of religious significance, it’s a great place for hiking  and draws a lot of adventure enthusiasts.

Get a scenic landscape view of the city from the top.

Distance From Jaipur: 10 Kms on the Jaipur-Agra Highway
Timings: 6.00 AM to 8.30 PM

nahargarh fort


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Start your trek by walking through the streets at the base of Nahargarh. As you move further up, you’ll find a beautiful valley with dense forest and water streams.

It makes for a great leisure trip for all the nature and wildlife enthusiasts as you encounter some rare wildlife species en-route. Stop for drinks and snacks at the Padao Restaurant and catch a glimpse of panoramic view of the old city.

Distance From Jaipur: 6 Kms
Timings: 6.00 AM to 8.30 PM

Garh GAnesh

Garh Ganesh Jaipur

Image: Garh Ganesh Temple

Located just near the Jaigarh and Nahargarh forts, the Garh Ganesh Mandir is an old temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Jaipur. A unique aspect of the temple is a childhood statue of Lord Ganesh.

Go ahead and kick start your day with a peaceful long stair trek to Garh Ganesh. Breathe in the fresh morning air amidst beautiful view of the Pink City.

Distance From Jaipur: 7 Kms
Timings: 7.30 AM to 12.00 PM & 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM

taragarh fort

Taragarh Fort Ajmer

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Hike up 800 feet on Nagpahari Hill to reach the Taragarh Fort, a spectacular and outstanding example of Rajasthani architecture.

Something you should look forward for to is the Bhim Bhurj, a huge battlement on which rests a huge canon. The fort is located 10 kms away from the Ajmer Sharif dargah. Get a panoramic view of Ajmer city from the top.

Distance From Jaipur: 130 Kms towards Ajmer
Timings: 7.00 AM to 6.30 PM

Raghunath garh

Raghunath GArh Ajmer

Image: Raghunath Garh

Located 3500 above sea level in the ranges of ancient Aravallis, this place is famous for its spectacular fortress.

Built by Rao Raja Devi Singh of Sikar, the fort is encrypted with ancient Chandel inscriptions. This place holds a great architectural significance. You’ll need to drive 20 Kms from Sikar to reach village Raghunath and then trek uphill to reach Taragarh Fort.

Distance From Jaipur: 132 Kms towards Sikar
Timings: open 24 hours

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