Bundi a small district in Rajasthan is not very popular amongst wanderers. The urge of exploring Rajasthan made us land in Bundi which is also called as chotti Kashi due to the existence of no of temples. Bundi has ornated Fort, palace and stepwells to explore. Bundi as a state was founded in 13th Century by Rao Deva from Chauhan Rajput Clan.
How to Reach:
Airways: Bundi does not have an airport resulting one has to travel till Kota and then take roadways
Railways: There is no direct train from Mumbai to Bundi so one has to travel till Kota and then switch to Roadways
Roadways: Bundi is just 43 km from Kota you can either take the state transport buses which cost not more than INR 40. If you prefer to go by taxi it charges around INR1500-1700 depending on how good you are at negotiating. Auto rickshaws are also an option which costs INR 500.
2 days are enough to explore Bundi. Below places which are major tourist attractions can be explored in 2 days.
Garh Palace is known for its artistic Rajput style architecture which was built in 17th & 18th Century. Garh Palace houses numerous palaces inside the premises which were built by different rulers during their reign. There is a section called chitrashala in this premises which has mesmerizing paintings. The themes include scenes from religious ceremonies, hunting scenes and other princely amusements. The colors are predominantly blue and green, with touches of deep red and yellow.
The entry of the palace is from the Hathi Pol which has 2 towers topped by a pair of huge painted elephants