Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur – Beautiful Sunset Point

The fort is now popularly know as Nahargarh which means “abode of tigers’. It is believed that the name was changed from Sudarshangarh to Nahargarh because of the spirit of Nahar Singh Bhomia haunting this fort.

Built in 1734, by Sawai Jai Singh is still standing graciously under the sun of Jaipur, Rajasthan.

This fort stands on the edge of Aravalli hills and provides a stunning looks of the Jaipur city.

Nahargarh Fort

Ticket details

Indian travelers: Rs 50 Per Person

Foreign travelers: Rs 200 Per Person

Students can enjoy the discount 🙂 But make sure to carry your I-card.


The timings of this fort are 10 AM to 10 PM

Travelers are not allowed to stay later because the fort is surrounded by dense forest and is home to many wild animals. The forest is part of Nahargarh biological park.

360 view of the forest surrounding the fort

How to reach Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur?

You will need to hire a cab or have your own vehicle to drive/ride up the hills surrounded by forests to reach the Nahargarh fort.

I enjoyed the ride a lot, pls share your experience too if you have been to this place.

Jaipur is well connected with Rail, Road and Air transport. the city has all the major cab services and private cabs running.

Nahargarh Fort Night view

I must say the best time to visit Nahargarh fort is at night. The view of Jaipur city from above the hill tops looks amazing. The fort entry is closed by 5 PM but you can enjoy outside the fort and have a look of the city with cold breeze from outside of the fort. Roaming around the fort is allowed till 10 PM so visiting here in the evening will not be a bad idea.


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