story of Chittaurgarh in the north Indian state of Rajasthan is a saga of
valour, tenacity and sacrifice. Chittaurgarh (also spelled Chittorgarh) is a
treasure trove of history and offers to the traveller an insight into the
life of the Great Rajput rulers, who laid down their lives fighting a
superior enemy instead of leading a life of submission under them. The
hilltop fortress of Chittaurgarh echoes the romantic, doomed ideal of Rajput
chivalry. Today, the Chittaurgarh Fort is a abandoned, peaceful ruin
standing on a 280-ha area atop a 180m hill bulging abruptly from the
surrounding plain region. This historic monument to heroism is a fine
example of the Rajput style of architecture.
The Fort, Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower), Gaumukh Reservoir, Kirti Stambh
(Tower of Fame), Rana Kumbha's Palace, Kumbha Shyam Temple, Kalika Mata
Temple, Government Museum, Jaimal and Patta Palaces, Gardens and Parks,
How to Reach Chittaurgarh :
» Air -
The nearest airport, 90 km from the Dabok
airport in Udaipur.
» Rail -
Chittorgarh is well connected by rail.
These are the best services - Chetak Express (Delhi Sarai Rohilla
Chittorgarh-Udaipur); (Kota Chittaurgarh-Nimach); 9769 Express
» Road -
Bus services operate to several important
destinations like Delhi (583 km), Mount Abu (297 km), Jaipur (325 km),
Indore (325 km) and Ajmer (185 km).
the Pink City, was founded in 1727 AD by one of the greatest rulers of the
Kachhawaha clan, the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh. The capital city of
Rajasthan, Jaipur was painted pink to create an impression of red sandstone
buildings of Mughal cities - and repainted in 1876, during the visit of the
Prince of Wales.
The city of world renowned forts and palaces, Jaipur is hunted by the
tourists for its awesome Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, City Palace, etc., the
places which will leave you spellbind. Jaipur is best explored on foot and
the adventurous visitor willing to go into the inner lanes can discover a
whole new world not visible to the tourist-in-a-rush.
Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar
How to Reach Jaipur :
Jaipur is barely 262 kilometers from New Delhi, and is well connected by
road, rail and air to all the parts of India. Jaipur also owns am
international airport, which connects it to several parts of the world.
name Jaisalmer brings to mind a vivid picture of complete magic and
brilliance of the desert. Founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D., the distant
location of Jaisalmer kept it almost untouched by outside world, even during
the days of the Raj. Given the name of Golden City, Jaisalmer is the city
which reminds you of the classic Arabian Night stories. Very few cities can
boast of the magnificence that surrounds Jaisalmer. One of the main
attractions in Jaisalmer is the imposing 12th century Jaisalmer Fort, known
as the Golden Fort for its amber hue. The beautiful havelis which were built
by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the
desert city, Jailsalmer. And, of course, the romantic sand dunes, which are
best explored by way of a camel safari.
Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis, Jain Temples, Lodurva, Gadsisar Lake, Sam Dunes.
How to Reach Jaisalmer :
» Air -
Jodhpur is the nearest air station for the
tourists to Jaisalmer.
» Train -
Trains from Jaisalmer are available up to
Jodhpur. From Jodhpur one can get a railway connections to other
» Road -
Located near the railway station is the
main Roadways Bus stand. There are frequent buses moving to Jodhpur, Jaipur,
Bikaner, Ajmer, Mount Abu, Udaipur and Delhi.