Kumbhalgarh Tourism

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Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : October to March
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"A little marvel by the foot of Aravali" Kumbhalgarh Tourism Famous for its gigantic snake-like fortress, Kumbalgarh town is yet another feather in Rajasthan?s royal cap. The historic town is renowned for its majestic monuments, extravagant palaces, an array of temples and flamboyant chattris. The Kumbhalgarh fort is the second most important fort of Rajasthan and is a truly magnificent sight. The charming location of the fort at the foothills of pebbly Aravalli hills increases the overall appeal of the place. Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuaries has a Lion Safari to offer too. At the foot of the Aravali, the area is blessed with an interesting terrain and other natural elements. Other than sustaining a rich flora and fauna, the area also sustains a magnificent past made to come alive with monuments flattering the tourists around the city. The wall of Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second longest continuous wall in the world, after the Great Wall of China. Download Kumbhalgarh PDF Guide > What's Great? Great architectural and historic monuments. What's not so Great? Does not have many decent accommodations to stay in. For Whom Kumbhalgarh is a great place for history and architecture lovers.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Safari If you are interested in some adventure, don't miss out on the foot tracking and horse safari organised in the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. The Safari starts from the Kumbhalgarh Fort and reaches Ghanerao while cutting across the sanctuary. The best part of this safari is the chance to spot Antelopes, Chinkaras and Neelgais/. History of Kumbhalgarh The history of Kumbhalgarh dates back to the 15th century. The foundation of the town is believed to have been laid by Rana Kumbha- the king of Mewar. The fort housed and gave refuge to Mewar rulers in their times of strife. The fort remained impregnable to various invasions and forces and only collapsed once due to a shortage of drinking water within the premises. Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. Other than the fort, the descendants of Mauryan empire built quite a few beautiful temples which add to the popularity of the city. Maharana Fateh Singh renovated the fort in the 19th century, and since then it has been a popular tourist destination in the world. Architecture The Kumbhalgarh fort is built 3600 feet above the sea level, in the lap of thirteen elevated Aravalli mountain peaks. Covering around 12 square kms, the walls of the fort stretch over an area of about 36 kms and is one of the longest walls in the world, second only to China?s Great Wall. The width varies from 49 feet to 15 feet at most places. The fort offers a bird?s eye view of the surrounding towns and dunes of the Thar. It has seven fortifies gateways that stand in the form of sentinels. The largest gate is known as Ram Pol or Ram Gate and is a unique piece of attraction. The fort also houses around 360 temples, 300 of which are the ancient Jain temples.

Itinerary Day 1-Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit Muchchal Mahavir Temple and Rakht Talai.Day 2-Visit the Jain Temple, Mammadev Temple, Vedi Temple and Kumbhalgarh Fort.

Oct-Maris the best time to visit Kumbhalgarh October to February is the best time to visit Kumbhalgarh as rest of the months might be too uncomfortably hot to enjoy travelling here. Weather in Kumbhalgarh Loading... Kumbhalgarh in Summer (April - June) Summers of Kumbhalgarh are extremely hot and exhausting. The temperature ranges from 32 to 45 degrees Celsius. Kumbhalgarh in Monsoon (July - September) Kumbhalgarh receives moderate to heavy rainfall. Irregular rainfalls make Kumbhalgarh look very beautiful during this season. Kumbhalgarh in Winter (October - March) The climate is pleasantly cool and the temperature ranges from 28 to 35 degrees Celsius. Monthly Weather in Kumbhalgarh Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 9 24 February 12 29 March 17 33 April 24 39 May 27 41 June 29 38 July 25 33 August 24 30 September 24 34 October 19 33 November 12 31 December 10 28

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