Bassi Fort was built in 16th century by Thakur Jaimal of Sisodia dynasty. This princedom of Bassi was founded by him. A great warrior he fought many crucial battles. Immortal tales of his courage and heroism are still part of the popular folklores here. the fort is surrounded by hills and is far away from the madding crowd. As the travelers enter the fort they will be impressed with the serene environment. The gigantic gates, arches, domes, corridors, and the palace reflect the royal lifestyle of the Rajputs.
The antiquity of the fort has made it a popular tourist destination in Bassi. Presently the fort has been converted a heritage hotel. Once the dwelling place of the Mewar nobility the Bassi fort has 16 well-furnished accommodation units. The hotel clings onto the old charm and grandeur. To make the guests feel like royal people the hotel has a well-maintained gardens looking similar to the royal gardens.
All kinds of state of the art facilities are available in the heritage hotel. Apart from the fort there are other local attractions too. The sacred Kalpa Vriksha is located near the hotel. It is said that every wish that is made here comes true. The travelers may also spot a peacock wandering past.
The Vindhyachal Ranges, too, are located at a short distance. The pictorial beauty of this place is indescribable. A hunting lodge is also located amidst these ranges. Here one can check out the Bassi and Orai Lakes. It is a haven for the adventure seekers. It is perfect spot for angling and boating. At a 10 minutes drive the tourists will find a wildlife sanctuary. This place around Chittorgarh is definitely the right place to experience the royal ambience.