Mewar Circuit
(Udaipur - Chittaurgarh - Bhilwara - Rajsamand)

View of Sajjangarh Fort

Lesser Known Destinations around Udaipur

Eklingji Temple


Eklingji is 22 kms from Udaipur and is famous for its 108 temple complex protected by a high fortified wall. The chief temple is built of granite and marble. The walled complex encloses an elaborately pillared hall or wanding under a large pyramidal roof has four faced image of Lord Shiva in black marble..


Nagda, Situated about 23 kms from Udaipur was the ancient capital of Mewar. A palce of great antiquity. Nagda is famous for two beautiful monuments - Sas Bahu Ka Mandir and Adbhut Ji ka Mandir which date back to 11th or 12th century. 

Saas - Bahu Temple, Nagda

Adinath Temple, Rikhabdeo


Location : Rikhabdeo is situated 65 kms south of Udaipur town.
History : Rikhabdeo is a religious town associated with Jainism.
Main Attractions : Rikabdeo is well known for its Adinath or Rikhabdeo temple which attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over.

Jaisamand Lake  

Location : Jaisamand lake is situated 51 kms away from Udaipur on the way to Salumbar.
History : The foundations of the dam was laid by Maharaja Jai singh of mewar and he celebrated the occasion by giving away gold in charity after a Tuladaan ceremony.
Main Attractions : This lake is one of the largest artificial lakes of the world. The lake has a maximum length and width of about 14.5 kms and 10 kms respectively. Jaisamand Lake Resort provides 5 star facilities.

Enchanting view of Lake


Kumbhalgarh Fort

Location : Kumbhalgarh is about 80 kms from Udaipur.
History : Kumbhalgarh is known for its historical fort, which was built by Rana Kumbha.
Main Attractions : The fort stands on a rocky hill commanding an excellent view of the wild and rugged scenery of the aravalis and the sandy desert of Marwar. It is defended by a series of walls with battlements and bastions. "Badal Mahal" or the Cloud Palace at the top offers a scenic view of the surrounding countryside. The Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary nearby is also worth visiting.


This place is of great historic importance. The memorable battle between Maharana Pratap and the Mugal forces of EMpror Akbar was fought here in 1576 AD. Besides other monuments there is a chhatri dedicated to Chetak, the faithful horse of Maharana pratap.

Historic Haldighati Valley

Shri Nath Ji Temple,

48 Kms. Built in the early 18 th century, this is the most celebrated of the Vaishnava Shrines of Shri Nathji or lord Krishna. Thousands of pilgrims from all parts of India visit this shrine everyday, and the number increases to one lakh during Diwali, Holi, and Janmashtami.

Visitors of other religion are not permitted inside and photography is not allowed.

Rajsamand Lake

66 Kms situated close to Bankroll, this dam was built by Maharana Raja Singh in 1660 A.D. Exquisite arches and chhatris adorn the embankment.

Nau Chaukiyan, Rajsamand lake

Lesser Known Destinations around Chittaurgarh

Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary near Bassi covers 138 sq km of landed area. The prime attractions here are various animals like panthers, wild boars, antelopes, mongoose and migratory birds.

For entry to Bassi wildlife Sanctuary prior permission has to be obtained from the District Forest Officer, Chittaurgarh.

Dhariyavad Fort & Sanctuary,
Dhariyavad, Sita Mata Sanctuary

The jungle of Sita Mata is spread over the Aravali range and the Vindhychali ranges. Three rivers flow through the forest. According to a popular belief, it was in this jungle that Lord Rama had exiled his wife, Devi Sita. She had taken refuge in Rishi Valmiki's Ashram, which was situated here. Leopards, hyena, jackal, fox, porcupine, sambhar, wild boar, four-horned antelope, nilgai and flying squirrel are among the animals seen here..


Nagari is an ancient town of archaeological importance. It is 20 kms from chittaurgarh enroute Bundi and is situated on the banks of the river Bedach.

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