Lohagarh Fort , Bharatpur

Braj Mahotasav 2009

Among the numerous forts and palaces of Bharatpur, the Lohagarh Fort, or Iron Fort, is perhaps the most iconic. It was constructed by Bharatpur Jat rulers. Maharaja Suraj Mal used all his power and wealth to a good cause, and built numerous forts and palaces across his kingdom, one of them being the Lohagarh Fort (Iron fort), which was one of the strongest ever built in Indian history.

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Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

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Named after the fort, this is perhaps the only sanctuary, where the Indian wolf is breeding successfully. Near village of Joba, 500 hectare of forest in the sanctuary is wolf habitat. Mostly west of the Kumbhalgarh Fort, covering over 600 sq km of area, the dense forest provides a suitable habitat for the endangered and the rare wild animals including the four horned antelope, sambar, wild boar, nilgai, sloth bear, leopard and caracal. The monsoon brings on the attractive flora and the autumn, russet colours.

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Jaipur City Tour

DAY 01: Arrival Jaipur

jaigarh_fort_jaipur3Arrival Jaipur Jaipur the PINK CITY of Indian and Popularly known as Pink city in Tourism world, pink colour is associated with hospitality in Rajasthan. So it is only appropriate that Jaipur, the Capital of the state be washed in this shade-spreading out the Pink Carpet for visitors. Planned by a young Bengali architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, Jaipur was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 A.D. Laid in a grid system, with straight avenues, roads, streets, lanes criss cross the city with rows of shops on either side of main bazaars arranged in nine rectangular city sectors (Chowkris). The planning of the city followed the principles of Shilpaslastra, an epochal treatise on Hindu architecture. Check in at hotel and evening free for independent activity over night stay .

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