Neemrana lies close to the national capital of Delhi. Thus, Delhi with all its architectural wonders and other tourist attractions makes an excellent excursion from Neemrana. Known for its imposing Neemrana Fort, Neemrana is a place which offers best accommodation along with other interesting tourist attractions.
The Neemrana Fort, which is converted to a heritage hotels covers an area of 25 acres. The stepped palaces of this architectural jewel is cut into the hillside to span over 3 acres and rises to 10 levels commanding the most spectacular views. Since 1986, the ruins of this Fort-Palace have been delicately restored and reconstructed. The rooms are furnished with an diversified mix of traditional Indian and colonial furniture, antiques and object d’art.
Neemrana fort Heritage Hotel, Raj Kund, Neemrana Fort Palace
How to Reach Neemrana :
Conveniently located just off the Delhi-Neemrana highway, Neemrana is Rajasthan’s closest palace to India’s capital. The Neemrana Fort Palace Hotel is 120 km south west of Delhi. Neemrana can be easily reached from all the major cities of India.
Pushkar, at a distance of 11 km from Ajmer is one most sacred destination of Hindus in India. Situated in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, Pushkar is as important as Benaras or Puri.
The holy lake of Pushkar, which attracts thousands of pilgrims every day, is believed to have been created by Lord Brahma himself. No pilgrimage is considered complete without a dip in the holy Pushkar lake. Devout Hindus believe that it is essential to visit Pushkar at least once in their lifetime.
Pushkar has as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats and the only temple in the country that is dedicated to Brahama is to be found here. While Pushkar is a heaven for the religiously obsessed, it is also the platform for one of the country’s most colourful cattle fairs – the Pushkar Camel Fair.
Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, The Bathing Ghats, Pushkar Camel Fair
How to Reach Pushkar :
» Air – The nearest airport from Pushkar is Jaipur. Jaipur is well connected to all the major cities which includes Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jodhpur, Udaipur.
» Rail – The nearest railway station for Pushkar is Ajmer, which is on the Broad Gauge and hence connected to all the metro cities of India.
» Road – Pushkar is 11 km from main Ajmer bus stand. Rajasthan Roadways run very comfortable deluxe buses from Jaipur.
World renowned for its picturesque tiger reserve, the Ranthambore forests were the former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur and it was only in 1955 for the first time that the area was declared as the Sawai Madhopur Wildlife Sanctuary. In 1973 Ranthambore was counted as a potential area under `Project Tiger’ and in 1980 it was notified as a National Park. Today, this dry deciduous habitat of Ranthambore,
spanning over an area of 627.13 sq.kms is home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna, with over two hundred species of birds, a wide array of mammals and reptiles and ofcourse the elusive tiger.
Ranthambore Fort, The Ganesh Temple, The Wildlife.
How to Reach Ranthambore :
» Air – Jaipur at 145-kms is the nearest airport from Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary.
» Rail – Ranthambore National Park is around 11-kms away from Sawai Madhopur railway station, that lies on the Delhi to Bombay trunk route.
» Road – A good network of buses connect Sawai Madhopur, the nearest town from Ranthambore to all the major cities within the state of Rajasthan.