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About Neemrana

The hills, greenery and a royal atmosphere, Neemrana city has all this and more on offer for your vacation. An ancient town in Alwar, Rajasthan, Neemrana has a few but captivating attractions that suffice the need for a different and wholesome experience. The age-old Neemrana Fort is one of the best attractions that has been turned into a luxurious heritage hotel that is not only beautiful but let's you holiday like royalty and even try out adventure activities like zip-lining.

Meanwhile, the Vinay Vilas Mahal is another specimen of a historical structure that boasts of alluring architecture and the royal lifestyle. It is now open to the public as a museum which has many memoirs of the olden times at display. Moreover, you can plan a quick getaway with family, friends, your partner or even by yourself to this small town which has great weather throughout the year, especially from August till March, which is when the tourism is peaking.

Furthermore, some other places that Neemrana tourism offers the guests are the best views of the city and a trekking adventure at the Bala Quila, Siliserh Lake which is ideal for nature-walks, boating and bird-watching, and Sariska wildlife Sanctuary which has opulent wildlife and fauna for the nature-enthusiasts to savour. Other than those, monuments like the Baori which is a historic stepwell and the ruins and remains of the Vrindavan Palace make for a great visit for history buffs and those who want a unique experience, before leaving the town with a once in a lifetime experience.

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What are the best places to visit & things to do in Neemrana?

1. Neemrana Fort Palace: An epitome of Indian architecture, Neemrana Fort Palace was established in 1864 AD. It was constructed under the reign of Prithviraj Chauhan and is situated near the Aravali mountain ranges.

Earlier a palace, the 553 years old structure has been restored in a plush resort for encouraging the incoming of travellers. Currently, Neemrana Fort Palace is one of the oldest heritage hotels in India where guests get a chance to walk down the lanes of the glorious past of Rajasthan majestically.

Location: 122nd Milestone, Delhi - Jaipur Highway, Neemrana, Rajasthan- 301705.
Timing: One can visit the fort between 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Price/ Entry Fee:
- Weekdays: INR 1,700=Lunch Buffet (INR 1,416)+Entry (INR 284).
- Weekends: INR 2,000=Lunch Buffet (INR 1,416)+Entry (INR 584).

2. Sariska National Park: 
In the Alwar district of Rajasthan, Sariska National Park is one of the most famous national parks in India. Initially a hunting ground of the Rajput monarchs, it was given the status of a national park in 1990.

Sariska National Park is quite popular for the Bengal Tigers and was given the rank of a tiger reserve making it a part of India's Project Tiger. Apart from the Bengal tiger, Sariska National Park also houses many wildlife species including Indian Leopard, Striped Hyena, Golden Jackal, Chital, Sambar Deer, Nilgai, Rhesus Macaque And Indian Hare.

Location: Subhash Chowk Station, Road Malakhera, Alwar, Rajasthan.
Timing: 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Price/ Entry Fees: Rs. 80 per person.

3. Bala Quila: 
On a hill in the Aravalli Range, Bala Quila is also known, Alwar Fort. It was built in the 15th century by Hasan Khan Mewati. The stories of the bygone era are intricately crafted on the walls of the forts.

Bala Quila had been under the rule of many dynasties including Marathas, Yadavas and the Kachwaha Rajputs. One of the best reasons for visiting Bala Quila is that it offers an enchanting view of the cityscape from its top.

Location: Bala Quila Rd, Alwar, Rajasthan 301001.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

4. Chand Baori: 
In the village of Abhaneri, Chand Baori is an underground stepwell, which is 1000 years old. It is one of the largest step-wells in the world and is a must-have in your itinerary. Baori has 3,500 narrow steps aligned in perfect proportions and its phenomenal geometrical pattern lures numerous travellers from all across the globe.

Location: Abhaneri Village, Rajasthan.
Timing:  8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

5. Vinay Vilas Mahal: 
An amalgamation of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, Vinay Vilas Mahal was built by Raja Bakhtawar Singh in 1793 A.D. It is also known as the City Palace. Vinay Vilas Mahal’s major portion has been transformed into a museum where visitors get a glimpse of the royal items from the pages of history.

Location: Alwar, Rajasthan.
Timings: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Price/ Entry Fees: Rs. 5 per person (Indian), Rs 50 per person (foreigners).

6. Siliserh Lake: 
At a distance of 13 km from Alwar, Siliserh Lake resonates unperturbed serenity.  It was established by Maharaja Vinay Singh in 1845 for introducing a source of water supply for the residents of the city.

Along the banks, you will also find an exquisite palace which has been converted into a hotel. Currently, Siliserh Lake has emerged to be a popular picnic spot where travellers can indulge in boating, fishing and bird watching.

Location: Alwar Sariska Road, Alwar, Rajasthan.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM.

7. Zip-Lining: 
At Neemrana Fort Palace, zip-lining is a thrilling activity and is growing popular with each passing day. The 1250m high Zip tour lets travellers get a bird’s eye view of the Aravalli mountain ranges in a scintillating way.

The Zip Tour consists of 5 zip lines i.e. To Qila Slammer, Where Eagles Dare, Pussy Galore, Goodbye Mr. Bond and The Big B. The entire tour takes about 2 hours and runs at an interval of every 45 minutes. In order to book your slots, you must arrive before 30 minutes of the activity.

Location: Neemrana Fort Palace, Rajasthan 301705.
Timings: 9A M–5PM.
Price/ Entry Fees: Rs 1,649/ Adult.

8. Fort Of Kesroli: 
Get a glimpse of the royal lifestyle of the pre-medieval kings at Fort of Kesroli. Originally a fort, it has been restored into a heritage hotel. Fort of Kesroli is one of the oldest heritage hotel sites in India! It was constructed in the  14th-century by the Yaduvanshi Rajputs and has changed many hands in the course. If you are planning a trip to Neemrana, consider staying here for a unique experience.

Location: Near M.I.A Post Office-Bahala, Kesroli, Rajasthan 301030.
Price/Entry Fees: Rs 1600- Rs 1900 (Entry to the Fort for 2 hours+ Buffet Lunch for one person).

What is the best time to visit Neemrana?

The ideal time to visit Neemrana is between November-February i.e. the winter months. Around this time, the temperature hovers between 5°C to 27°C and Neemrana enjoys pleasant weather for exploring the outdoors at its best.

How to reach Neemrana?

If you are planning a trip to Neemrana, you can reach there via Delhi. Neemrana is situated on the Delhi- Jaipur Highway between Behror and Shahjahanpur. Thus, hire a car and take the Delhi- Jaipur highway to reach this hidden gem.

What is Neemrana famous for?

Neemrana is famous for the resplendent Neemrana Fort Palace which is a 553 years old structure and was built by Prithviraj Chauhan.

Currently, it has been restored into a plush resort for promoting tourism and lure travellers from other parts of the world. Neemrana Fort Palace is one of the oldest heritage hotels in India where guests get a chance to walk down the lanes of the glorious past of Rajasthan.

How far is Neemrana from Delhi?

Neemrana is located 107 kilometres from Delhi and takes 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach via road.

How much does it cost to stay in Neemrana Fort?

If you are planning to stay at Neemrana, it will cost you an amount ranging between Rs 4500-Rs 35000 + taxes. Kindly, note that the room tariffs might vary depending on the peak season or any special occasion.

Is there any entry ticket for Neemrana Fort?

Yes, there are entry tickets for entering Neemrana Fort. The following prices are for a single person:

- Weekdays: INR 1,700=Lunch Buffet (INR 1,416)+Entry (INR 284).

- Weekends: INR 2,000=Lunch Buffet (INR 1,416)+Entry (INR 584).

Is Neemrana worth visiting?

Yes, Neemrana is a hidden gem of India and is absolutely worth your time and money. If you are looking for an offbeat getaway near Delhi with a blend of luxury, culture, and history, Neemrana would be an excellent choice. Happy travelling!

Neemrana Reviews

Ayushi Saini
Reviewed: 11 Oct 2022
Spectacular fort and well arranged by thrillophilia for us. We had a great time and experienced luxury for the very first time in a palace resort.
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Harshul Chauhan
Reviewed: 27 Sep 2022
One of the best views we had in Rajasthan, amazing sunset.Rooms characterful, lovely traditional historic decor.Fort great to ramble around. Only downside was I forgot my shirt in the room and when I called them they couldn’t help and told me there was nothing in the room,probably someone from the r... Read More
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Yogendra Butt
Reviewed: 17 Feb 2020
I visited Neemrana Fort Palace with my partner. Our stay at Neemrana Palace matched our expectations and offered more. Excellent ambiance with good service of well-behaved staff, delicious food options, and clean rooms. and the best part was the spa at Neemrana, it was really satisfying. Must Visit.... Read More
Gudakesa Chaturvedi
Reviewed: 02 Jan 2020
I would highly recommend this resort for couples. I have visited here with my partner. It is one of the best experiences we had, we have visited to celebrate our anniversary. The staff was very friendly and generous. They have arranged cake on special requests for us. Our room was very spacious and ... Read More
Vishnu Rana
Reviewed: 07 Dec 2019
We stayed in Tijara for 2 days. The view from the palace is great as it is situated on a hill. We have loved our accommodation and the spa traetments at the palace is worth trying. It was a relaxing holiday. Highly recommended to try this place once.
Chidambar Chaturvedi
Reviewed: 30 Sep 2019
The Stay at Neemrana Fort was awesome. Our room was on the top floor, so the view was awestruck. Comfortable stay, good food, courteous staff. It was a value for money experience. It was great experience and must have trip once in life time.

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