Today, discover the grandeur of Chittorgarh Fort and legends associated with it.
Have a delicious breakfast and proceed for Chittorgarh as planned by this 5 days Rajasthan tour package. Once you are transferred smoothly to this destination, check into your hotel and re-energize yourself so that you can visit the majestic fort of the city.
Today, you will be peeking into the annals of history where this fort is marked prominently and there is a lot to discover. An epitome of pride, valor, and nobility of the glorious Rajputs, the Chittorgarh Fort is a silent spectator of heroism and sacrifice as bards sing in their tales.
Standing on a 180 meter high hill, this massive hilltop fort stretches on an area of 700 acres. The Fort of Chittorgarh has a colossal structure that is secured by its several strong gateways. Its interiors comprise of well-designed palaces, magnificent cenotaphs and huge towers.
It has witnessed being seized thrice, followed by heroic battles and Jauhar (massive suicide by jumping into fire) committed by ladies - first by Rani Padmini and later by Rani Karnavati and children. Today, it stands as a fiercely independent structure as a witness to its valiant and celebrated past.
After enjoying your trip to the fort as included in this day’s Rajasthan itinerary, return to hotel for a peaceful overnight stay.
Distance between Kumbhalgarh and Chittorgarh: 160 km
Travel Time: 3 hours