A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh

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25th Aug 2016
Day 1

We took the overnight train from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station (code NZM) in New Delhi and head towards Udaipur for our 3 day weekend trip to Rajasthan. Had plan to cover both the forts -Kumbhalgarh & Chittorgarh along with famous Jain temple at Ranakpur which comes on the way to Kumbhalgarh.

Day 1

Checking in to Lake Pichola Hotel, Udaipur and enjoying the ambience of Lake Pichola while sipping coffee from balcony.

Lake Pichola Hotel, Udaipur- Dining Room

Photo of Lakepichola Hotel, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee

Lake Pichola Hotel, Udaipur- Standard Room

Photo of Lakepichola Hotel, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee

Then go around in auto for half day city tour to places like city palace, Jagdish Temple and boating on Lake Pichola etc. Some of the snaps I took are

City Palace, Udaipur

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

City Palace, Udaipur

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

City Palace, Udaipur

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

Lake Pichola from hotel balcony

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur on Janmastami day

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

We ended the day on a high note with sumptuous dinner at rooftop restaurant of lakepichola hotel, where we stayed for 2 nights- one night each in standard room & lake facing room , respectively.

Night shot from the window of lake view room

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee

Night shot of Lake Pichola from rooftop restaurant

Photo of A short visit to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Chittorgarh by Nityananda Mukherjee
Day 2

Day 2

After breakfast, we started early for Kumbhalgarh Fort. The road was scenic, probably the best road journey we had. Road in some portions was not that good specially as it was post monsoon period. But the beauty of Aravalli enthralled us.

Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Qila Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee

We had our lunch on the highway and then headed for Ranakpur.

Photo of Ranakpur Jain Temple, Sadri, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Ranakpur Jain Temple, Sadri, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Ranakpur Jain Temple, Sadri, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee

Day 3

Day 3

We checked out early and took the cab for highway for Chittorgarh fort. We had plan to board the night train to Delhi from Chittorgarh station and had enough time to cover the fort. Some of the shots are here :

Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee
Photo of Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India by Nityananda Mukherjee

Thus in three days, we could easily cover Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur and Chittorgarh enriching our memories with memorable Mewar history and culture.

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