Kumbhalgarh Guide

Kumbhalgarh city is a feather in Rajasthan’s royal palace, famed for its gigantic snake similar fortress. The old city has magnificent monuments, extravagant palaces, a wide variety of temples. Kumbhalgarh Fort is Rajasthan’s second-largest fort and truly impressive. The romantic location of the fort at the foot of the Aravalli pebbles makes it more appealing. There is also a Lion Safari offered by Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuaries. The region is blessed by an interesting landscape and other natural elements at the foot of the Aravali. Apart from supporting a rich flora and fauna, the region also supports a beautiful history that has been brought to life with monuments flattering tourists across the city. After the Great Wall of China, the Kumbhalgarh Fort Wall is the world’s second-longest incessant wall.

Best time to visit Kumbhalgarh

In the summer Kumbhalgarh has a warm and dry climate, so traveling during that time is very tiresome. So, winter (October to February) is an excellent time to come, since it is easy to visit and wild animals are also likely to be found in the sanctuary. Since Kumbhalgarh lush, luscious vegetation is a natural wonder in the desert state of Rajasthan, the region can also be visited during the rainy season as its magical flavor splashes over the dense vegetation to shine greenery in the area.

How to reach Kumbhalgarh

By air: The nearest airport is Udaipur which is about 85 km away. The taxi from Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh is pre-paid around Rs 1600. The air connections to Udaipur include Delhi, Jaipur, and Jodhpur. To drive you to nearby cities, you can get prepaid taxis.
By train: Falna is the nearest train station, about 80 kilometers away. Mumbai, Ajmer, Delhi, Ahmadabad, Jaipur, and Jodhpur are well-connected. From the station to Kumbhalgarh, taxis can be rented.
By Bus: The Government of Kumbhalgarh routes from Rajasthan have both
ordinary and luxury buses to other cities. The town is connected by frequent flying state buses to Udaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, and Pushkar.

Famous places to visit

Kumbhalgarh Fort – An Architectural Wonder of Rajasthan
Kumbhalgarh Fort is surrounded by the Aravallis and one of Kumbhalgarh most famous locations. It was designed by the Rana Kumbha dynasty of Mewar at 1900 meters above sea level. This splendid mammoth fort is protected by a vast 30-km wall. Fort Kumbhalgarh is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the fortification, there are numerous temples and palaces, and the panoramic view from the top of the fortification overlooks all of them.
Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Entrance Charges: INR 15/person for Indians and INR 200/person for foreigners.
Muchhal Mahavir Temple – With a Unique Deity Of Mahavira
This Jain temple is another beautiful sight, located inside Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a lovely temple and elephant sculptures that are worth seeing in the main entrance. However, the principal deity is the only attraction of this temple. The enormous idol of Mahavira is inside the temple, and hence its name is Muchhal Mahavir.
Opening Hours: 6:00 am to 7:00 pm
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary – A Rich and Vibrant Biodiversity
The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a refuge for excitement and adventure spanning 578 square km, surrounding the fort. This wildlife sanctuary is surrounded by Aravalli and has varied wildlife. This is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Kumbhalgarh, originally a hunting ground for the royal families. The Sanctuary includes exotic animals such as wolves, leopards, sloth bears, nilgai, goats, chinkaras, and jungle cat. The forest also has more than 200 species of birds, including grey jungle fowl, twig, pavilions, parrots, golden oriole, etc. Kumbhalgarh is well-known for herbal plants such as Salar, Dhok, Khair, and Churel as well as for its daily lay and xerophytic flora.
Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Entrance Charges: INR 100/person
Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple – Popular For Intricate Architecture another beautiful and peaceful place to stay in Kumbhalgarh, dating back to 1458,
is a famous Shiva temple, Neelkantha Mahadeo. The temple is made of open mandapa, sanctum, inscribed pillars, Shiva Linga 6 ft. tall made of stone, and all four sides of the entrance hall. Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple is located near Kumbhalgarh Fort which is one of the most charming places in Kumbhalgarh, including your tour of Kumbhalgarh.
Opening Hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Vedi Temple – A Beautiful Jain Temple
The Vedi Temple is beautiful in Jain religion dedicated to Goddess Vedi which is near the Hanuman Fort Gate and designed by Rana Kumbh. Maharana Fateh Singh reconstructed this temple in the following years. This 3 storey temple is known to be the only remnant that remains from all Indian places of sacrifice.
Opening Hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

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