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Alwar, a perfect weekend getaway from Delhi

April 21, 2019 5:41 PM |


A perfect getaway from Delhi, Alwar is a small historical town situated on the foothills of Aravalli range. This place if not a hill station, still provides some relief away from the scorching heat and pollution of Delhi city. It takes just a 3-hour drive from Delhi and you find yourself in quite far-away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

Replete with exquisite forts, unexplored palaces, and miles of barren land, Alwar is an important place where many chapters of Rajput history were inscripted. Alwar is an architectural gem of Rajasthan. It's a graceful combination of nature, ancient history, Indian art, and culture.

Let’s find out if how does the weather treat this quiet little place-

Summer (April to June)

Summers of Alwar are extremely hot and exhausting. Day temperature ranges from 32°C to 46°C. One shall avoid visiting Alwar during these months.

Monsoon (July to September)

Sporadic rainfalls make Alwar look very beautiful during this season. With an average of just 28 rainy days in the season and an average rainfall of 616 mm, it is not a bad idea to head out in this season.

Winters- the Best Season in Alwar (October to March)

The best season to visit Alwar is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for visiting the monuments and other places of interest in Alwar. The climate is pleasantly cool and the temperature ranges from 5°C to 28°C.

Things to do and Places to be in Alwar

This city is packed with majestic forts, historical museums and silent lakes. When it comes to forts and palaces, the popular ones are Bala Qila, City Palace, Tomb of Fateh Jung, Purjan Vihar, and Vijay Mandir Palace.

Alwar is a preferred destination for pilgrimage tour. There multiple shrines in every nook and corner of the city like Tijara Jain Temple, Neelkanth Temple, Bhartrihari Temple, and Narayani Mata Temple.


Alwar is not only famous for its historical sites but also for its Sariska Tiger Reserve. You can relish on the popular Rajasthani sweets in the city for say Kulfi with rabri, Gulab jamun, Samosa, and Kachori.

So, if you only have a weekend off back at your Delhi office- yes, this is the place for you!

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