En Route Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh

Distance from Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh :

Kumbhalgarh is located in the district of Rajsamand of Rajasthan. Due to the historic significance of the forts and the several places of interest present, this is one of the main points of Udaipur tourism. There are several ways in which one can reach out to the exquisite fort of Kumbhalgarh. It is advisable to reach Udaipur by rail or by air.

One can avail the flight services and reach Udaipur or even Jodhpur airports. From there along,

Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh
Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh

the road journey is to be undertaken. One can even travel by train. From places like Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, there are trains for Phalna. Phalna is the nearest station. But it is suggested that one gets to Udaipur station and take a four wheeler.

From Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh, the road trip is the most convenient option. There are buses that ply within the stretch between Udaipur and Kumbhalgarh. Such deluxe buses and passenger vehicles have a sorted route map to follow. One can even drive up to Kumbhalgarh and the distance from Kumbhalgarh to Udaipur on his own. The advantage of travelling by oneself is that one can enjoy several places that come en route.

A few guidelines for such travel enthusiasts are as follows:

One has to take up the Udaipur Ranakpur highway. The direction to head for is the North West. While travelling along the city area, one would pass by places like Chetak Circle, Sukhadia Circle and even Fatehpura. These are places with historic importance.

One needs to drive towards a place called Iswal. On the Ranakpur highway there is a Jain temple. Ranakpur is known for the Jain pilgrimage. The temple situated there boasts of sheer artistic beauty. The white marbles are sculpted and carved artistically. These carved creations adorn every pillar, wall, corridors, and doorways of the temple. It is a rare magnificence.

From Iswal, the route takes a right turn towards the Kumbhalgarh fort. It also leads up to Kumbhalgarh sanctuary. On the way from Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh, one can see fields where sugar canes are planted and being harvested. One can even have a bite of the freshly reaped sugarcane. The road is not too well developed and there are animals often found straying on the road. This idyllic ambience adds beauty to the journey.

Once the Kumbhalgarh fort is reached, one can drive for approximately another half an hour to reach to the Parsuram temple. Located on a rugged terrain, the cave imbibes a relaxed sense of serenity. It has its own mythological backdrop.