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Trip Report

KINGDOM OF "THE GREAT MEWAR"

MEWAR - The pride of Rajasthan.

by randeep34880About Me:I STARTED TRAVELLING 5 YEARS BACK WHEN I LEFT MY HOME. ALL THESE TIMES I HAVE HAD A LOT OF BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES AND A BUCKET LOAD OF EXPERIENCES. I HAVE BEEN TO UDAIPUR,GOA, NORTH EAST INDIA, DARJEELING, HAMPI, SOUTH INDIA AND TOWARDS THE MO... read more

India9 days / January - February - December 2017

Highs & Lows

Oldhavelis, forts, lakes, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, wildlife

It was too cold

Itinerary Overview

Udaipur, the beautiful capital of Mewar, Rajasthan, is a royal tourist destination for travellers who love history, culture and architecture. It is quite a renowned destination owing to its massive palaces, ancient forts, beautiful lakes, lush green gardens, age-old temples, romantic backdrops and so much more. It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. It was founded in 1558 by Udai Singh II of the Sisodia clan of Rajput. Kumbha Exclusives, India when he shifted his capital from the city of Chittorgarh to Udaipur after Chittorgarh was besieged by Akbar.

Chittorgarh used to be the capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. ... Famous for the Jauhar that Rani Padmini and Rani Karnavati underwent during siege, the Chittorgarh Fort has seen a lot of valiant battles. The fort is the largest one in India, and attracts tourist in a large number throughout the year. Chittorgarh is a major city in Rajasthan state of western India. It lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas, and is the administrative headquarters of Chittorgarh District. It was capital of Rajput State of Medapata (Modern Mewar) during 8th to 16th Century. The city of Chittorgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach.

Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, said to be the most spectacular of the Jain temples. There is also a small Sun temple which is managed by the Udaipur royal family trust.Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, said to be the most spectacular of the Jain temples.
 

 

  • 7 Nights: Udaipur
    forts, lakes, culture, folk music
  • Day trip: Chittorgarh
    heritage, nature and art
  • 2 Nights: Ranakpur
    medieval jain temple

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    nothing

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    nothing

  • How was the food?

    local cuisine

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    try the local food and visit the folk music festivals

  • Packing tips?

    pack light

  • Transportation Tips?

    bus and train

  • Any surprises?

    ranakpur forest

Lodging