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Kumabalgarh Tours

Kumbhalgarh was built by Rana Kumbha during the course of the 15th century, and enlarged through the 19th century. Kumbhalgarh was the birth place of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. Kumbhalgarh is a city in the Rajasthan located 102 km west of Udaipur. The fort of Kumbhalgarh has perimeter walls that extend 36 kilometres . Kumbhalgarh has seven fortified gateways. The great ramparts of Kumbhalgarh Fort stress along the contours of the Aravalli Hills for around 30 km, which is now open to the general public as a museum which is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening. The sand dunes of the Thar desert can be seen from the fort walls. According to popular folklore, Maharana Kumbha used to burn massive lamps that consumed fifty kilograms of ghee and a hundred kilograms of cotton to provide light for the farmers who worked during the nights in the valley.

 

Major tourist attractions of Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

 

Kumbhalgarh Fort :

Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second most important fort of Rajasthan after Chittorgarh. It was built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha. It is Located 64 kms north of Udaipur. It is also of sentimental significance as it is the birthplace of Mewar's legendary King Maharana Partap. The Fort is also known for its famous palace that resides on the top of structure like Badal Mahal or the palace of the clouds. Cloud Palace also offers a fantastic panoramic vista of the down town. Maharana Fateh Singh renovated the fort in the 19th century. In the times of dissension, the fort also offered refuge to the rulers of Mewar. Even, the baby king Udai Singh was kept here safe during the time of battles. The large complex of the Fort offers ancient remnants to explore and one can spend a pleasurable evening while strolling through the ravines of Kumbhalgarh Fort.


Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary :

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. It is spread over an area of 578 sq km. Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is home to a very large variety of wild life, some of which are highly endangered species. Wolf, leopards, hyena, jackal, sloth bear, jungle cat, nilgai, four horned antelope, chinkara, grey jungle fowl and a number of other animals inhabit this sanctuary. The sanctuary serves as a habitat of peacocks, golden oriole, gray pigeons, red spur owls, doves, parakeets, bulbul, white breasted kingfisher, etc.

 

How to Reach Kumbhalgarh :

By Flight :

Nearest airport to Kumbalgarh is Udaipur, which is apox. 84 km from the city. Udaipur airport is well connected by air to Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur

By Train :

Nearest railway station to Kumbhalgarh is Falna railway station which is well connected to Mumbai, Ajmer, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Jodhpur.

By Road :

Kumbhalgarh.is well connected with roads to all other cities of Rajasthan. Rajasthan State Government Roadways ordinary and deluxe buses have stop at Kumbhalgarh. It is connected to Udaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur and Pushkar by the state buses.

Climate of Kumbhalgarh :

Summer season : Average maximum and minimum temperatures of Kumbhalgarh is 47 C and 30 C.

Winter season : Average maximum and minimum temperature of Kumbhalgarh is 33 C and 12 C.

Monsoon season : Average rainfall of Kumbhalgarh is about 66 centimeters.

Best season to visit Kumbhalgarh : Between September to March.