In the state of Rajasthan, belonging to the National Capital Region lies the city of Alwar. It lies in the Aravali ranges. This city founded in the year 1049 AD by Vikrami Samwat, is alternatively called as Matsya Nagar.
History apart, this region has a lot of commercial attractions for tourists in today’s day. While you are in this magical city, make sure to treat yourself with the ever so tasty Kalakand. Besides this, the other celebrated and relished dishes in this regions are matka kulfi, rabri, chole kulche and other Rajasthani delicacies. Alwar city is in fact very well known for its ayurvedic/unani medicines.
Famous places to visit in India
Sariska National Park
It houses 13 Royal Bengal tigers presently. Along with the tigers, the forest area is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
Bhangarh haunted fort
This mysterious piece of construction has been abandoned for a very long time and has many mystical stories behind its current state.
Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna and Vrindavan is believed to be the place where Sri Krishna spent his childhood. This ancient, holy town, is home to a multitude of temples dedicated to Radha and Krishna and is believed to have a voluminous history.
Vrindavan is considered to be one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites in India. The name Vrindavan literally translates to ‘tulasi forest’ or ‘tulasi grove’. Although the forest has now shrunk to a few square kilometers, the radiating charm and the divine aura of this place allures the countless number of people from all over the world. This place makes for an ideal bike ride with friends and family.
This is a city in the Braj region, at a distance of 180km off from the national capital, Delhi. Popularly known as the “eastern gateway to Rajasthan,” the Keoladeo national park in Bharatpur is one of the UNESCO listed world heritage centers. This region lies within the golden tourism triangle of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur.
Consider visiting these places while there:
- Lohagarh fort
- Band bareta
- Laxman mandir
- Dholpur palace
You can easily get a bike on rent in Delhi from Wheelstreet.com and undertake this culturally rich journey.
Surajkund is situated in Faridabad, not more than 30 km from Delhi. Its flea markets showcasing some marvelous and colorful handicraft stuff, makes for an amazing shopping destination, away from the hustle of city life, for the locals. You can look around the places there, like, the Anagpur dam, the Asola Bhatti sanctuary, apart from the surajkund hot springs. Just a few hours’ drive from the city center, this makes for a peaceful weekend escapade.
Mostly well known for its adventure sports, bungee jumping and river rafting to be more specific, this place is at a distance of 230km from Delhi. Being placed at the foothills of the lower Himalayas makes this place a natural scenic beauty. The lesser known fact about this city is that it is considered one of the most sacred cities of India. It is home to some very ancient and iconic temples and divine structures like the Laxman jhula, Gita Bhawan, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir and many more temples. The best time to visit is from September to April.
One beautiful location in the state of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne was named after the then viceroy of India. This place is considered as one of the quietest hill stations in India. Although it is very well connected to the rest of the world, by road, it still remains aloof form the hustle bustle. At a height of more than 1700 meters above sea level, it is pretty cool and has an enjoyable weather. You can easily ride to this picturesque location on a bike. You can get a two-wheeler on rent in Delhi and begin the journey.