Udaipur One Day Tour
Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The Kumbhalgarh was built and ruled by Kumbha and his dynasty who were Sisodia rajputs descendents.
Built on a hilltop 1,100 m (3,600 ft) above sea level on the Aravalli range, the fort of Kumbhalgarh has perimeter walls that extend 36 km (22 mi), making it the second longest wall in the world. The Rajasthan Tourism Department organizes a three day annual festival in the fort in remembrance of the passion of Maharana Kumbha towards art and architecture.
Ranakpur is situated between the mountains of Pali and one of the famous places of Rajasthan which was given the name after Rana Kumbha. The ambience of Ranakpur is mainly highlighted by the location and the almost divine architecture, giving the same hue as its counter part - the great Dilwara Temple's.
Ranakpur houses a collection of Jain temples unmatched in their beauty. The temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Adinatha, the first Jain Tirthankara (spiritual leader) who conquered the cycle of rebirth and achieved enlightenment.
This fort is one of the major attractions of the city and the largest fort in India.Chittorgarh is located in the south west of Rajasthan. One thing the Indian State of Rajasthan certainly has are some really magnificent old forts to look around and Chittorgarh Fort is certainly worth visiting.
The fort stands on a 180 mt high hill and spread over an area of 240 hectares that rises rapidly from the base point. It offers an overlooking view of the town of Chittorgarh. Chittaur evokes memories of great heroism and sacrifice by Rajput men and women in the intermittent battles that they had to fight against invaders from Northwest or Delhi.
one of the most celebrated pilgrimage destinations of India, enshrining Krishna as Shri Nathji. Nathdwara enshrines Shrinathji - an image of Krishna, which was originally, enshrined at the Vraja Bhoomi at Mount Govardhana near Mathura. The name Nathdwara means Gate of the Lord.
The image was brought to Mewar, for the sake of protection during the period of Aurangazeb, the Moghul monarch. The main attractions of Nathdwara travel is better known as the Apollo of Mewar, the sacred shrine at Nathdwara attracts thousands of devotees from every pockets of the country.
Eklingji Temple is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan. Eklingji is believed to be the ruling deity of Mewar Princely State and the Ruler Maharana rules as his Dewan. A religious complex Northern region of Mewar (22 Kms from Udaipur).
It houses 108 temples chiseled out of sandstone and marble, this temple of Eklingji was built in 734 AD. by Bappa Rawal Since that time, Eklingji has been the ruling deity of Mewar rulers.
Haldighati is a mountain pass in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan in western India. It connects Rajsamand and Pali districts, 40 kilometres from Udaipur. The name is believed to have come from the turmeric-coloured yellow soil (Turmeric is haldi in Hindi). The mountain pass is historically significant as the location of the historic Battle of Haldighati, which took place in 1576 between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber, general of the Mughal emperor Akbar.
Haldighati is also world famous for its charity rose product and the mud art of Molela, and the Department of Tourism is promoting a private cottage industry by adding this information to Government publications.
Jaisamand is the second largest artificial lake in Asia and India’s first but only artificial beach, was built by Maharana Jai Singh in 17th century. There are beautiful chatries (cenotaphs) around this embankment, each with an elephant in front. Jaisamand Lake was the largest artificial lake in Asia, till the time when Aswan Dam of Egypt was not constructed. The dam on this lake is worth mentioning due to its massive size.
Jaisamand Lake was built in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh while making a marble dam across the river Gomti. The dam on this lake is worth mentioning due to its massive size. with 1202 feet length, 116 feet height and 70 feet width houses a Shiva temple at its center.