(Last Updated on : 10/08/2010)
in a microcosm. History, tradition, colors, festivals
and mammoth historical buildings are an integral part of both the state (Rajasthan) and its city (Chittorgarh). The travel information about Chittorgarh will be quite useful for the tourists. The best time to visit this region is from October to March. If Rajasthan is the land of rajas then Chittorgarh is the place where the tales of courage, romance and sacrifice are widespread.
Not only Rajput
men warriors it also speaks about the courage of the Rajput women. A warrior clan for whom self respect was of utmost priority they would organize juahar (throwing themselves into fire to save their honor). There are numerous stories like these which will leave the tourists awestruck.
The nearest airport to Chittorgarh is Udaipur
. Regular flights from Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Jaipur are available to arrive at this district. Chittorgarh is also well connected with the important cities of Rajasthan. one can travel from Mount Abu, Udaipur and Bundi to reach this place. Chittorgarh has railway lines makes the journey easier. Udaipur
, Jaipur, Kota
and Delhi are connected through the railways.
As far as local transport is concerned cars on hire are obtainable for city tours and excursion tours from Chittorgarh. Tongas or horse carriages are also favorable modes of transport. Autos are common too.
There are several paces of interest in Chittorgarh. The major one is the Chittorgarh Fort. Within the fortified walls of the fort lie several important local attractions. Rana Kumbha Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Vijaya Stambha, Padmini Palace, Gomukh Kund, Meerabai Temple, Kalika Mata Temple and others are the places of interest in Chittorgarh.
The tourists need not worry at all about the accommodation facilities. Adequate numbers of hotels are to be found for accommodating the guests. During summer light cotton clothes are recommended.