Jaipur: An American writer once said that the magic of the street is the mingling of errand and the epiphany. Perhaps no other place offers the magic of open roads better than Jaipur. Driving along the imposing views of Aravalli mountains while cutting through some deserted small pathways will make your trip an unforgettable experience.
The PinkCity Post has brought to you a list of your weekend biking expeditions. You can cover these places in a day or two, depending on your schedule.
The alluring charm of a quaint little town called Pushkar, is best told by writers and travelers of different epochs. An estimated three-hour long journey on the bike cuts through busy highways, narrow pathways and picturesque alleyways, it will make your bike trip the memory of a lifetime. From Russia to Israel, travelers to Pushkar have been mesmerized by its captivating beauty and its cosmopolitan culture. You can start early in the morning before dawn, arrive at Pushkar, hop to its many cafes and leave for Jaipur in the evening itself.
Gather your friends and backpacks, leave the city around the dawn, and head to Neemrana fort on national highway-8. The road is smooth and your destination is a place of enthralling charm and beauty. It will take you about three hours to reach Neemrana fort. On the way, you will find several good eateries and tea shops. Travelling at the backdrop of a rising sun in its full glory will compel you to stop for photographs.
One of the most favored destinations of bikers is Sambhar Salt Lake. Located about 2 hours from Jaipur, depending upon how many steps you take, Sambhar is a wonderful place for a bike ride. Every nook and corner of this island salt-lake is packed with picturesque locations where memories are made and nostalgia is born. The endless expanse of white earth extends beyond the horizon. Sambhar lake is a place where your bike ride experience will reach its true fulfillment.
Do you want to travel to a place that invokes both awe and intrigue? well, Bhangarh may well be the right place for you. The two-hour journey from Jaipur through open roads with mountains lurking behind and lush green jungles following you, the Bhangarh Fort is a travel destination that draws many to Jaipur. This deserted town with many of its eerie and dilapidated ruins is filled with stories that do not necessarily confirm the settled order of nature, we don’t know if the haunted stories of this jinxed town is true or not, but you can explore it on your own.
If you don’t wish to drive very far away, then Jamwa Ramgarh within the city could be the best place for you to explore. Located barely an hour’s drive away, the former source of Jaipur’s drinking water is nestled in the foothills of the Aravalli ranges. On either side of roads, you will find palm trees towering above the hills and a lush green expanse where monkeys hop from one tree to another. There are several historical temples and old dal bati churma eateries that you can explore.