Places to Visit Near Chittorgarh

Here is the list of 11 Places to Visit Near Chittorgarh

1. Menal, Chittorgarh

Menal, Chittorgarh

Menal is a small village situated in the district of Chittorgarh located on the Chittor-Bundi Road about 90 kilometres from the city. The hamlet is a major attraction in Rajasthan because of its ancient temples, traditional architecture, nature and the rich culture of Rajasthan. Menal is a preferred picnic spot because of its beautiful landscape and proximity to Chittorgarh, Rawatbhata, Mandalgarh, Bhilwara and Shahpura. The ancient monuments and the scenic beauty of the location also draw nature lovers, architecture enthusiasts and photographers who are continually searching for offbeat places.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 85 km

2. Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittorgarh

Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittorgarh

Bhainsroggarh Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Aravalli Hills in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. It is one of the most important and world-renowned wildlife sanctuaries in the state since it was declared so in 1983. It is situated near the convergence of the Bemany and Chambal rivers inside the premises of an ancient fort, Bhainsrodgarh Fort, in the town of Rawatbhata which is about 120 kilometres away from Chittorgarh. The scenic location is a perfect attraction for nature lovers and photographers. The wildlife sanctuary is home to a varied species of animals and birds that attracts wildlife and nature enthusiasts from the world over.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 147 km

3. Sanwariaji Temple, Chittorgarh

Sanwariaji Temple, Chittorgarh

Sanwariaji Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is located in Mandaphia in the North-Western Indian state of Rajasthan. Mandaphia is about 40 kilometres away from the city of Chittorgarh and falls on the Chittorgarh-Udaipur Highway. Because of its location, devotees visit the temple in large numbers while commuting between Chittorgarh and Udaipur. The resplendent temple complex is a beautiful work of architecture and adorns colourful paintings and carvings that tourists find quite mesmerizing.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 35 km

4. Udaipur, Rajasthan - The city of Lakes

Udaipur, Rajasthan - The city of Lakes
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Known For : City Palace, Udaipur Lake Pichola Sajjangarh Palace

Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is the crown jewel of the state of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by the beautiful Aravalli Hills in all directions, making this city as lovely as it is. This 'Venice of the East' has an abundance of natural beauty, mesmerising temples and breathtaking architecture which makes it a must-visit destination in India.  A boat ride through the serene waters of Lake Pichola will be enough to prove to you why Udaipur is the pride of Rajasthan.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 121 km

Best Time: October to March

43 Udaipur Attractions

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5. Nathdwara, Rajasthan

Nathdwara, Rajasthan
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Known For : Charbhuja Shrinathji Temple Shopping in Nathdwara

Nestled amidst the Aravalli Hills, the charming town of Nathdwara is literally translates to "The Gateway of the Lord'. It is situated in the heart of Rajasthan, on the banks of river Banas and is a pristine picturesque location. It is also a sacred Hindu site and is flocked by thousands of tourists every year. Nathdwara is also famous for "Pichwai Paintings" which are traditional Rajasthani style paintings and terracotta work. It is considered the hub of traditional handicrafts, arts and artefacts.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 106 km

Best Time: September to February

6 Nathdwara Attractions

6. Ajmer, Rajasthan - Make a wish at Dargah Sharif, the tomb of Moinuddin Chishti

Ajmer, Rajasthan - Make a wish at Dargah Sharif, the tomb of Moinuddin Chishti
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Known For : Ajmer Sharif Dargah Ana Sagar Lake Adhai Din ka Jhopra

Surrounded by Aravali ranges, the city of Ajmer is most famous for its Dargah Sharif of saint Muin-ud-din Chishti. Located at a distance of 130 km from Jaipur and 14 kms from Pushkar in Rajasthan, Ajmer is firmly bound by its traditions and culture. Ajmer has a unique charm which lies in the ethos and craftsmanship practised over centuries. Visit Ajmer to witness the exquisite Mughal architecture set in an aura of spirituality. Ajmer is also a renowned religious spot for Jains because of Golden Jain Temple.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 203 km

Best Time: October to March

23 Ajmer Attractions

7. Bundi, Rajasthan - The Queen of Hadoti

Bundi, Rajasthan - The Queen of Hadoti
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Known For : Taragarh Fort Moti Mahal, Bundi Badal Mahal, Bundi

A princely state for a princely stay, in the northwest of India, lies the district of Bundi, in the Hadoti region of the royal state of Rajasthan. In ancient times, the area around Bundi was apparently inhabited by various local tribes. Bundi was previously called 'Bunda-Ka-Nal"; Nal meaning 'narrow ways'. It is said to derive its name from a former Meena tribe man called Bunda Meena. Later the region was governed by Rao Deva Hada who took over Bundi from Jaita Meena in 1342 and established a princely state Bundi renaming the surrounding area called Hadoti the land of great Hada Rajputs.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 155 km

Best Time: October to March

14 Bundi Attractions

8. Rajsamand, Rajasthan

Rajsamand, Rajasthan
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Known For : Rajsamand Lake Haldi Ghati Kankroli

Located 67 km North of the now popular destination wedding city of Udaipur, is the small town of Rajsamand. It got the name from the eponymous Rajsamand lake which is the second largest man-made lake in the world. Apart from the renowned historical edifices of Kumbhalgarh and Haldighati, the place also holds religious importance for different sects. This is where the temple of Shrinathji stands, who was the chief deity of the Vaishnav community.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 109 km

Best Time: October to March

4 Rajsamand Attractions

9. Kota, Rajasthan

Kota, Rajasthan
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Known For : Seven Wonders Park Kishore Sagar and Jagmandir Palace Garadia Mahadev

Kota, the third most populous city in Rajasthan, lies alongside the banks of River Chambal, the only perennial river in Rajasthan. Locals and tourists visit the river shores for watching crocodiles, sighting birds and for boat riding in general. Kota is famous for its thriving coaching culture for IIT-JEE and Medical entrance preparations and every year more than four lakh students visit and live in the city. Not many cities witness such influx of students every year and this has earned the city various names such as Education City of India and Coaching Capital of India.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 171 km

Best Time: October to March

18 Kota Attractions

10. Ranakpur, Rajasthan - A Spiritual Oasis in Aravali

Ranakpur, Rajasthan - A Spiritual Oasis in Aravali
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Known For : Ranakpur Jain Temple Sadri Surya Narayan Temple

Ranakpur is a small quaint town nestled amid the secluded valley of Aravali Ranges in Rajasthan. Situated around 96 km North of Udaipur in Pali district, it is an important destination for Jain pilgrims. The place presents a unique spectacle of verdant greenery and gushing streams, an unusual sight in Rajasthan. Immersed in the vibrant culture with a myriad of enrapturing beauty in store, Ranakpur has made its way on the list of must-visit destinations in Rajasthan. It is named after Rana Kumbha, who donated some land for the place.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 205 km

Best Time: October to March

7 Ranakpur Attractions

11. Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan - A little marvel by the foot of Aravali

Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan - A little marvel by the foot of Aravali
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Known For : Kumbhalgarh Fort Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Badal Mahal, Kumbhalgarh

Famous for its gigantic snake-like fortress, Kumbalgarh town is yet another feather in Rajasthan’s royal cap. The historic town is renowned for its majestic monuments, extravagant palaces, an array of temples and flamboyant chattris. The Kumbhalgarh fort is the second most important fort of Rajasthan and is a truly magnificent sight. The charming location of the fort at the foothills of pebbly Aravalli hills increases the overall appeal of the place.

Distance from Chittorgarh: 166 km

Best Time: October to March

7 Kumbhalgarh Attractions

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