As being the birth place of Maharana Pratap, Kumbhalgarh fort signifies great importance
in the history of Rajasthan.
It offers excellent surroundings of birds view. The most interesting part is that
this fort has a fort within itself. Named Kartargarh, the inner fort has a palace
built by Maharana Fateh Singh after he had pulled down the old palace built by Rana
Kumbha. The fort's thick wall stretches some 36 kms and is wide enough to take eight
horses abreast. Maharana Fateh Singh renovated the fort in the 19th century. The
fort's large compound has very interesting ruins and the walk around it can be very
The fort is self-contained and has within its amalgam almost everything to withstand
a long siege. The fort fell only once that too to the combined armies of Mughal
and of Amber for scarcity of drinking water. Mauryas built an array of temples of
which the most pleasing place is the BADAL MAHAL or also called the PALACE OF CLOUDS.
The hotel DERA KUMBHALGARH organizes an assortment of activities that includes Horse/Camel/Jeep/Cycle
Safari in the wild life sanctuary. Aside from all these there are other additional
activities like Folk dance, Meditation Camp, Sightseeing, Dinner etc.