Lying on the Berach River, the city of Chittorgarh is situated in Indian state of Rajasthan. Echoing the tales of mance and bravery of the Rajput tradition, the citadel emphasizes the royal past and the graceful palaces and exquisite chhatris. The city of Chittorgarh was founded by Bappa Rawal around 8th century. The land of Chittor has been witness of many painful memories from the time in 1303 when first Allauddin Khilji attacked the land but unforgettable was the heroic spirit of the Rajput warriors. Situated at a height of 408metres from sea level the primary languages spoken here are Rajasthani, Hindi and English.
Climate in Chittorgarh
With a dry and dehydrated weather, the climate of Chittorgarh is considered to be quite hot. In the summer months of March to May the average temperature usually raises up to 43C with scorching heat in desert like atmosphere. The winter season are comparatively much cooler from the months of October to February with the temperature occasionally dipping below 11C. The monsoon seasons receives less rainfall with an average of 60-80cm. The best time to visit Chittorgarh is in the winter season when the climate is much pleasant.
How to reach Chittorgarh?
Chittorgarh By Air
The nearest airport to Chittorgarh is Maharana Pratap Airport at a distance of 90km from the heart of the city. The airport is also named as Dabok Airport. The airport is located in Udaipur but there are prepaid taxis covering the distance at a reasonable price. The airport has well connectivity to two prominent states, Jaipur and Delhi where Delhi has an International terminal to cater various foreign tourists from various destinations. The distance from Chittorgarh to New Delhi is 583km.
Chittorgarh By Rai
The Chittorgarh Railway station is situated on the banks of the popular River Gambheri. There is well connectivity through rail tracks to different cities of the country like Udaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad and Jaipur.
Chittorgarh By Road
There are many bus services available from Chittorgarh to popular destinations nearby and neighboring states. There are Volvo, deluxe and semi deluxe buses, at nominal cost travelling the distance to Chittorgarh from Indore, Ajmer and Jaipur.
Hotels in Chittorgarh
3 Star Hotels in Chittorgarh : Pratap Palace Hotel, Welcome Heritage Bassi Fort, Castle Bijaipur
Budget Hotels in Chittorgarh : Hotel Padmini, Hotel Vinayak Palace.
Places to visit in Chittorgarh
Being one of the most fascinating cities of the state Rajasthan, it is a symbol of the glory and pride of the heroic and courageous Rajputs. The beautiful arena cascaded with the tales of the fearless warriors, the legends of history, the bravery along with the painful sacrifice of the passionate Rajputs, all combines to make Chittorgarh a majestic place to visit.
Forts : Chittorgarh Fort.
Palaces : Rana Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace.
Historical Towers : Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh.
Temples : Kali Mata Temple, Kumbha Shyam Temple.
Excursions : Menal, Bassi wildlife Sanctuary, Bijapur Castle.