Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the most beautiful forts located on Aravali hills in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, 85 kms from Udaipur . The construction of this building began during the reign of Maharana Kumbha & later witnessed the birth of the great Maharana Pratap is one of the most beautiful UNESCO world heritage sites. The fort is a marvel of military architecture owing to its location at the height of 1914 meters above sea level & its 36 kms. long wall, the second longest wall in the world after Great wall of China. Today, Kumbalgarh has become a popular weekend holiday resort for people from Gujarat & Rajasthan, who come there to experience its history & relax at the many luxurious resorts in this area.
The most remarkable palace in the fort complex is the Badal Mahal, where Maharana Pratap was born. The palace has beautiful rooms with lovely colour combination of greenish, turquoise and white which present a bright contrast to the earthy colours of the Fort. One can get an amazing panaromic view of Mewar & Marwad from the top with surrounding Aravali Mountains. The historic complex has a number of temples & gardens that are worth visiting. Moreover the sound & light show held every evening is a great way of witnessing hundreds of years of history in a moment.
Kumbhalgarh’s location has always been greatest advantage. It’s easily accessible from Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer – Pushkar & yet off the well trodden tourist routes. The route to Kumbhalgarh is very scenic, zigzag roads passing through magnificent Hills and forest giving a scenic view of all the beautiful landscape. The place has some very beautiful resorts that add to your weekend experience.
Aodhi Resort :
Aodhi is a sanctuary resort besides the hills crowned by the majestic fort. One of theoldest resorts in Kumbhalgarh with all the basic and modern amenities. The rooms are built in heritage style with modern décor, making it a heritage luxury resort. Enjoy the afternoons by the pool side and indoor games facilities making a perfect holiday for a family.
Kumbha Bagh :
Kumbha Bagh is a stunning hill-top Resort 3500 ft above sea level, same height as KUMBHALGARH FORT. It has been fantastically built into a luxurious, sophisticated and an outstanding romantic retreat. Nestled in the Aravali hills, each room at Kumbha bagh have stunning view of Fort. The Contemporary design showcased in this spectacularly built property, complemented by their cotemporary service makes your stay a memorable experience. One of the most unique features of this property is its landscape, which manages to strike a balance between modern and antique design. The Kumbha and Pratap Suites, together form the front Arms of the resort & has its own private deck, Jacuzzi and balconies with a glorious view of Kumbhalgarh Fort and Kumbhalgarh Wildlife sanctuary.
Fateh Safari Lodge :
It is situated on the edge of Aravalli Hills. It is an ideal base for exploring stunning views of the plains of Marwar and the Kumbhalgarh Fort. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Guests can enjoy wildlife safaris to the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary and soft adventure activities like bird watching, trekking, walking safaris, etc.