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Kumbhalgarh Fort

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Kumbhalgarh Fort

  • # 5 Minutes Drive
  • # # History

Mana Hotels is 3 km from the birth place of the great king of Mewar, Maharana Pratap - Kumbhalgarh Fort. The perimeter walls of this fortress are second in length only to the Great Wall of China. The magnificent fort which also separates the Mewar region of Rajasthan from the Marwar region was built by Rana Kumbha in the 15th Century. Apart from its historical significance, the Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur forest reserve is home to a diverse variety of flora & fauna.

Key Facts

Second largest Man Made wall in the world - 36km in length.

Built at 1100 meters above sea level.

Area covered - 82 sq Kilometers.

Over 360 temples present within the fort.

Itinerary

6:15 pm: Leave Mana Kumbhalgarh by car.

6:30 pm: Arrive at the fort and take in the views and sights.

6:30 pm: Enjoy the sound and light show at the fort.

7:15 pm: Head back to Mana Kumbhalgarh by car.

T&C's

  1. The timing for the sound & light show may vary depending on weather and other factors out of Mana Hotel's control. Therefore, the guests are requested to check about the exact timing in advance. The entry charges may also vary from time to time. Guests are requested to contact us in advance to learn about any changes in the same.

Heritage Rail Journey

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Heritage Rail Journey

  • # 4 Hours Duration
  • # # History

Located about 2 hours from Mana Hotels in Kumbhalgarh, is a wonderful hidden train journey. Originating from Phulad station and terminating at Khambli Ghat station, this 1.5 hour journey gives the passengers a peak into the history of this area aside from offering great views of the Aravallis. If you are lucky, you may even spot some wildlife such as Langoors, Peacocks and Deer's. This is a meter gauge line and also one of the highest tracks in the western railway system of India. The landscape is dramatic and does not stay constant. There is a good mix of steep hills, flowing water and plains. All in all a picturesque journey through a relatively unexplored part of Rajasthan.

Itinerary

12:30 p.m. Leave Mana Kumbhalgarh by car.

2:30 p.m. Arrive at Phulad station and enjoy sites of the old equipment and construction.

3:00 p.m. Watch the train arrive. Upon arrival, the engine attaches from the opposite end to commence the journey.

3:15 p.m. Board the train for Khambli Ghat. Enjoy the slow pace of the journey while enjoying spectacular views of the Aravallis and more.

4:30 p.m. Reach Khambli Ghat station where your vehicle can pick you up for the onward journey.