Kumbhalgarh is mostly preferred by travelers from all over the world. The go to destination for types of travelers, be it family, kids and couples, Kumbhalgarh is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Kumbhalgarh are February, March, October, November, December. There are many tourist places in Kumbhalgarh, which can be explored by travelers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travelers. Sightseeing in Kumbhalgarh can be done by travelers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places.
Top most attractions in Kumbhalgarh
Kumbhalgarh fort - Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fort built on the Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. Kumbhalgarh is the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. The fort was constructed and expanded in the course of the 15-19th century by Rana Kumbha. Occupied until the late 19th century, the fort is now open to the public and is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening. The Kumbhalgarh fort is the second largest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China. It was constructed by Rana Kumbha between 1443-1458 A.D. The fort has ten gates and several temples dedicated to Hindu and Jain God. The Kumbhalgarh Fort is an unparalleled fort in the state of Rajasthan owing to its strategic location on the Aravalli, and the strong fortification wall built around it.
Badal Mahal - Badal Mahal is also a part of the main fort. It is divided in two sections: Zanana and Mardana Halls for ladies and men respectively. The architecture of both these sections is astounding. Also, the view of the surrounding area from the top of the tower is spellbinding.
Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple - Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple is within the fort vicinity. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva whose 6 feet Lingam is in the temple. This deity is one of the very few ones being worshipped and maintained by the locals. The fort is full of stories about the king, the temple and various chambers which keep tourist mesmerized and lost in time.
Kumbhalgarh Wild Life Century - Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is a surprise spot for those that perceive Rajasthan as merely a desert. It spreads over an area of about 600 sq km from both eastwards and southwards. Earlier it was the hunting ground of royals but in 1971 it was declared as a wildlife sanctuary. It acts as a dividing belt between two cities Mewar and Marwar. The sanctuary is said to be the home of chausinghas (four-horned antelopes), leopards, panthers and sloth bears. The sanctuary encircles the fort of Kumbhalgarh after which it was named. It is the only place where wolf breeding is taken seriously. The place has high hills that are Aravalli hills and also has one river valley which adds to the beauty of the sanctuary. The best time to visit the sanctuary is the monsoon season as it shines with the greenery.
Mammadev Temple - Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple is within the fort vicinity. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva whose 6 feet Lingam is in the temple. This deity is one of the very few ones being worshipped and maintained by the locals. The fort is full of stories about the king, the temple and various chambers which keep tourist mesmerized and lost in time.