Once upon a time, nestled in the lap of the Aravalli hills of Rajasthan, there existed a charming little town called Neemrana. With its towering forts, beautiful palaces, and stunning natural scenery, Neemrana was a place straight out of a fairy tale. From the glory of the Neemrana Fort Palace to the purity of the Siliserh Lake Palace, the town offered a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Rajasthan. As travelers from all around the world flocked to Neemrana to experience its magic, the town remained a hidden gem that only a few knew about. But today, we are here to tell you the story of this enchanting town, and how you can explore its wonders in just two days. So sit back, relax, and join us on a journey to discover it's hidden treasures.
Neemrana is a beautiful town located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, India and is just 125 km from Delhi. It is famous for its Fort Palace, which is a popular destination for tourists. Here is a two-day itinerary for a trip to Neemrana:
In the Fort Palace, feel like royalty,
A trip to Neemrana will bring you such loyalty.
Neemrana trip Day 1:
9:00 am – Reach Neemrana by bus from Delhi. You can take a state transport bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate or a private bus from various locations in Delhi. The bus ticket would cost around INR 200 per person and the journey takes around 3 hours.
Or alternatively, reach Neemrana by car from Delhi (approx. 2.5-hour drive) or take a train to Alwar and then hire a taxi to reach Neemrana.
10:30 am – Check-in at a budget hotel near Neemrana Fort. You can find several budget hotels and guesthouses near the fort, with room prices ranging from INR 800 to INR 1,500 per night. Or Alternatively Check-in at the Neemrana Fort Palace. The rooms here are priced between INR 6,000 to INR 10,000 per night.
12:00 pm – Explore the Neemrana Fort Palace. You can take a guided tour of the palace, which costs around INR 1,000 per person. The palace has several beautiful gardens, terraces, and pools that are worth exploring.
2:00 pm – Lunch at the hotel’s restaurant. They serve a wide variety of cuisines including Indian, Chinese, and Continental. A meal for two would cost around INR 2,500. Or you can just eat at a local restaurant serving authentic Rajasthani thalis at a reasonable price.
3:30 pm – Visit the Baori, a stepwell located near the fort. It is a beautiful structure that was used for water harvesting in ancient times.
5:00 pm – Visit the Siliserh Lake Palace, which is located around 10 km from the fort. You can take a boat ride on the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery around it.
8:00 pm – Have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant or choose from a wide variety of restaurants.
8:00 am – Breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant. Or come out of your room and explore local eateries.
9:00 am – Visit the Neemrana Bazaar, which is located near the fort. You can shop for traditional Rajasthani handicrafts and textiles here.
11:00 am – Visit the Sariska National Park, which is located around 30 km from Neemrana. You can take a safari tour of the park and see a variety of wildlife including tigers, leopards, and deer. The tour costs around INR 2,000 per person.
One can also visit the Vinay Vilas Palace, which is a small palace located near Neemrana Fort. The entry fee is around INR 100 per person.
2:00 pm – Lunch at a local restaurant in Sariska. They serve delicious Rajasthani cuisine at affordable prices.
3:30 pm – Visit the Pandupol Temple, which is located near Sariska. It is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is located amidst the Aravalli hills.
5:00 pm – Return to Neemrana.
8:00 pm – Dinner at the hotel’s restaurant or as mentioned explore the local food.
If you opt for a luxurious weekend getaway Accommodation charges at the Neemrana Fort Palace would be around INR 12,000 for two nights, inclusive of breakfast. The total cost of the trip including travel, accommodation, and meals would be around INR 25,000 for two people. However, this can vary based on your mode of transportation and choice of hotel.
Secondly, Accommodation charges at a budget hotel would be around INR 1,500 for two nights, inclusive of breakfast. The total cost of the trip including travel, accommodation, and meals would be around INR 7,000 for two people.
From the forts to the food, Neemrana’s a delight,
A place to explore, both day and night.
Feelings through the trip
Overall, Neemrana is a beautiful destination that offers a mix of history, culture, and nature. And it can be a budget-friendly destination as per your choice if you plan your trip well and choose affordable accommodation and dining options. You can still explore the beautiful fort palace, visit nearby attractions, and enjoy traditional Rajasthani cuisine without breaking the bank.
And that concludes our journey through the magical town of Neemrana. From the awe-inspiring forts and palaces to the breathtaking natural beauty, Neemrana has something to offer for every kind of traveler. Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover, or simply looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Neemrana is the perfect destination for a quick getaway. With our two-day itinerary, you can explore the best of Neemrana without breaking the bank. So pack your bags, get your cameras ready, and embark on a journey to discover the hidden treasures of Neemrana.