Road Trip Alert! On-the-way attractions to visit when driving from Delhi to Jaipur

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If one was to ask you your favourite heritage destination in India, you must mention Jaipur, aka the Pink City. Here, you will have an experience of a lifetime, especially if you love Rajasthani food! The city speaks volumes about India’s culture through its larger-than-life forts and palaces. Home to the renowned Jaipur Literature Festival, this heritage city has much to see and do, incluring Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, The City Palace, and the evergreen Ranthambore National Park! 

Are you already thinking to visit this dream city now? Well, the most popular and convenient way is to hop in your car and glide across the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway. Although the distance between the two cities can be covered in 4-5 hours, nothing is more exhilarating than stopping along the way for phot opps or indulging in new experiences.  

Road Trip Alert! On-the-way attractions to visit when driving from Delhi to Jaipur

Here are a few places to stop by on a memorable Jaipur trip:

1. Visit the Neemrana Fort Palace
Located right on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, the Neemrana Fort Palace is a heritage hotel that screams royalty. The establishment iss a former place converted into a very modern and beautiful hotel. Neermrana Fort Palace is also a perfect destination for pre-wedding shoots. People on their route to Jaipur often stop by to appreciate this enchanting palace turned hotel. In fact, consider staying a night at Neemrana fort before heading to Jaipur. To get good deals on your stay, check websites like Yatra, Makemytrip, and Goibibo.
 Neemrana Fort Palace, India
Photo Wikimedia Commons: Abhinav Swara 

2. Have a Meal at Rtdc Midway Restaurant & Motel Behror
Food lovers can now enjoy the most authentic Rajasthani and other varieties of foods by stopping at dhabas that are located on the National Highway. Behror Midway, Behror is also a good choice if you are ready to drive some extra miles. Located on the right side when travelling from Delhi to Jaipur, you can also pay a visit to this mid-way restaurant on your way back. Offering a wide range of authentic Rajasthani food and thalis, the restaurant is quite popular. Run by the Rajasthan tourism department, this restaurant to offers quick, reasonable, and authentic meals. 

3. Stop by Alwar Fort 
If you are not in a hurry to reach Jaipur and wish to switch to true vacation mode, take a detour and visit the Alwar Fort. Tucked away on the Aravalli Range, the fort will serve base for a perfect photo opportunity. This fort, 5 KM long and 1.5 Km wide, will give you a glimpse to the Rajasthani history, a celebrated component of India’s rich culture and tradition. 

4. Visit Emporiums 
As you approach Jaipur on either side of the road, you will find several galleries and art emporiums selling clothes, jewellery, and home décor items. Purchase some hand-made kurtis, linens, and ethnic jewellery for yourself and some traditional marble showpieces for your house! So, ride on and discover some local markets in the outskirts of the city. 

Road trips are fun, especially if you are company of your friends and loved ones. The highlight of a memorable road trip is to stop at various places and experience the local attractions along the way. Fortunately, the road that leads to Jaipur from Delhi boasts of many such places. Enjoy your next road trip to Jaipur!