India is a vast nation with abundant choices to explore and if one gets down to disclose every part of it, then it may take them a whole lifetime to do as such. An excursion to an offbeat city of Rajasthan Loharu

Sikar is situated in the midway between Agran and Bikaner. A good old region in the state of Rajasthan, Sikar is an offbeat destination to explore. Well-connected with other Northern states of the country, visit Sikar this holiday. Read on for more information.

Ruled by Shekhawat, Sikar is a colorful town of Rajasthan. It was once a major estate of Jaipur and even today the royal Shekhawat family descendant resides here. Sikar is an exotic, vibrant and offbeat destination. Slowly and steadily it is gaining popularity among the travelers. Historically the town was known as ‘ Beer Bhan Ka Bass’. The remains of the Mughal architecture can be seen in the old Havelis in the city. The picturesque establishment of the bygone era attract tourists from all across the globe. Loharu to Sikar train is also available. By road, it is 126 km apart. From Loharu, Sikar is a great weekend escape option.

Laxmangarh Fort is one of the major attractions of the place. Built in the year 1862 by Laxman Singh. Here is a rundown of spots near Sikar. Devgarh is about 10 km away. It is located in the Harshnath road. The town is known for the strategic fort which was built during the time of Rao Raja Devi Singh. The trip to this fort is an exciting one as there is no proper road and you need to trek for reaching the fort.

Ganeshwar and Baleswar are around 80 km away. Ganeshwar is a well-known picnic spot with a milder climate. But it is also known for its pilgrimage sites. The hot sulphur springs is a major attraction. A dip in the water is believed to cure skin diseases. Excavations here have revealed the remains of 4000 years old civilization. Baleshwar is in the vicinity and it is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. The ponds and ancient Lord Shiva temple is the attraction of the place.

Dantarangarh is famous for a fort. The view of the land from the fort is a breathtaking one. It is 51 km away from Sikar.

With a unique atmosphere, Sikar is a decent place to escape for 1-2 day. The city is now bestowed with all the modern virtues to make your holiday a memorable and comfortable one. The region also houses Sawant Ram Chokhani Haveli, Sanganeria Haveli, Mirijamal Kyala Haveli, Char Chowk Haveli, Kedia Haveli and Basindhar Rathi Haveli.

While planning a trip to Sikar, you can also add Fatehpur town to your travel list. In the month of February and March, a colorful fair Khatushyamji is held here. If time permits, this Shekhawati region has enough to explore. Winter is the ideal time to plan an amazing tour to Sikar.

When you are done with your Sikar tour, for the nest offbeat trip you can go to Nagpur. New Delhi to Nagpur train is easily available. Nagpur is located in Maharashtra and it is famous for very tasty and juicy oranges. You can visit the city and explore the orange estates in Nagpur. The city offers a delightful journey to the travelers.

2016-06-12

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