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Best offbeat Places to visit in Jaipur

Jaipur also known as the Pink City, is known for its majestic places, Marwari culture, rich history, detailed ancestry, royal lifestyle, good food and hospitable community.

Jaipur is undeniably the epicenter of Rajasthan Tourism, and in all probability serves its tourists in consonance with the tagline of tourism ‘Padharo Mahare Desh’.

Although Jaipur is very famous for its forts and palaces, there are certain offbeat destinations which aren’t explicitly that fancy but has a lot to offer to anyone who is genuinely keen to learn about Indian art and architecture.

Therefore in this blog we are going to explore 10 offbeat destinations to visit when in Jaipur.

Garh Ganesh Temple

It is one of the most unexplored places in Jaipur. Nestled on top of unknown hills of Aravalli this place remains a hard trek for old people.

But the panoramic view from the top is worth the long arduous trek and you can seek blessing from Ganesh temple once you reach the top. The idol of Lord Ganesh here is in its Parushakriti form.

  • Location - Mount Rd, Near Gatore Ki Chhatriyan, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002
  • Fee - No entry fee

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Galta Temple

This temple built by Diwan Rao Kriparam who was a Sawai Jai Singh II courtier. is located on the Agra-Delhi highway and is known for its natural springs and monkeys.

Infact, it was also featured on National Geographic Channnel for its monkey habitats. One can easily climb up the hill to reach the temple top and descend down to its entry hall as well.

Its an offbeat destination and is not crowded with too many tourists.


  • Location - 10 kms from Jaipur
  • Fee - No entry fee

Chandlai Lake

This is one of that offbeat destination in Jaipur where you will find a number of beautiful and exotic migratory birds in winters.

Located at Tonk Road on the Kota- Jaipur Highway, this lake shimmers at early dawn and late dusk and is a perfect place to experience the rustic Rajasthan life in all its organic form.

  • LocationTonk Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Fee - No entry fee

 Amer Sagar

This is a 17th century lake which provided water to Amer and Jaigarh Fort.

Located near Amer it is one of that offbeat destination which one can definitely visit for embracing solitude especially during monsoon season.

  • Location Near Amer Fort between Kheri Gate and the Anokhi Museum
  • Fee - No entry fee

Kanota Dam

It is one of the most beautiful places in Jaipur which looks even more wonderful during monsoons.

If you are looking for good landscape photography then this is the perfect place for all tourists.

  • Location - 15 km away from Jaipur and gives a beautiful view during the monsoons
  • Fee - No entry fee

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Sāmbhar Lake

Being the largest saline water lake in India, it definitely gives one the feel of being in Ran of Kutch. Located amidst the white sand desert it is known for its salt production.

It can be visited from October to March. Camping in Sambhar lake is full of breathtaking views and picturesque surroundings.

You get to enjoy camping near the lake and watch the beautiful sunset and sunrise.

  • Location - 80km southwest of JAIPUR
  • Fee - No entry fee


It is the sleepy town of Rajasthan which is known for its historicity and step wells which are famous all over.

The Chand Baori of Abhaneri is one of the most famed steps well of India, and was used for water conservation in the past.

  • Location95 kms from Jaipur
  • Fee - No entry fee

Bird Park

Bird Park is a new heritage of the Waterworks Museum located in Jaipur. Situated on a part of Dravyavati river rejuvenation project, the bird park aims to attract bird lovers from all over the world to Jaipur.

The green deciduous forests are the ideal location for you wildlife and landscape photography. One of the most serene locations that is close to Jaipur.

  • Location - Pani Pech, Indra Colony, Bani Park, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302032
  • Fee - No entry fee

Deer Park

It is a beautiful area which houses a variety of deer species, and can be visited when you are out for some work in Ashok Vihar and have some time in hand.

  • Location - Yudhister Marg, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001
  • Fee - No entry fee

Smodh Temple

Located around 45kms from Jaipur, this temple offers a special spiritual vibe altogether.

All Human devotees essentially pay their visit to this intricately designed and embellished structure.

Location - 41.3 Km from Jaipur, Samod, Rajasthan 303806

Fee - No entry fee

Therefore, it can be safely said that Jaipur isn’t just about the most world widely acclaimed monuments and pieces of architecture rather it includes a plethora of unexplored realms which are yet to be relished by the tourists