Located close to Rajasthan’s Pali District, the little town of Kumbhalgarh is home to a not so little fort, second only to The Great Wall of China. Commissioned by Rana Kumbha of the Mewar dynasty it is a fortress of epic proportions, some 36 kilometres long. Dating back to the 16th century Kumbhalgarh Fort is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts some impressive Madan architecture. An easy drive from Udaipur it makes for a wonderful visit outside of one of Rajasthan’s major cities. Our pick of the best places to stay in Kumbhalgarh all provide a historic stay and perfect location for exploring its ramparts.
Each evening Kumbhalgarh Fort is spectacularly lit for a light and sound show. There is also the annual festival, held towards the end of January, to celebrate the famous Maharana Kumbha’s love for art and architecture.
Our pick of the best places to stay in Kumbhalgarh are all within easy reach of this historic monument.
Still not sure which to book? From historic to tented browse through our list of the best places to stay in Kumbhalgarh to start to plan your trip. Nothing here that suits, then check out all our Rajasthan recommendations, or contact one of our friendly gurus for advice.
A good-value hideaway, just two kilometres from magnificent Kumbhalgarh Fort. Simple but comfortable accommodation in a wild, scenic landscape. There’s a brand-new swimming pool and spa as well as superb local food.
Offering seclusion in forested hills, this retreat provides you with luxurious comforts such as marble flooring, private balconies, and separate dressing rooms. Dine al fresco, in the atmospheric restaurant or in the terrace cafe with mountain views. Outdoor pool. Great for exploring the local area.