Haldi Ghati

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10am-6pm. (Best time to visit- Oct-Mar.)

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Haldi Ghati, Rajsamand Overview

Haldighati is the pride of Rajsamand District. The place is known across the globe for the chivalrous deeds of the great Maharana Pratap. It is 44 kilometers from Udaipur.
It is nestled in the middle of the Aravali range. This narrow turmeric coloured mountainous region which played a stellar role in defending the honour of Mewar dynasty, is known as Haldighati.

Haldighati is famous historical site known for the gallantary of Maharana Pratap. Located at a distance of 40 km from Udaipur city, Haldighati is a mountain pass in the Aravalli range joining two districts _ã_ Rajsamand and Pali of rajasthan. Due to the tumeric colour of the mountains, these are called Haldi-Ghati. These narrow mountain plays very important role in defending the honour of Mewar dynasty. In 1576, Haldighati witness a huge war between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber. Great battlefield, brave soldiers heroic deeds and red color soil tuned by blood makes a visitor sweating. Maharana Pratap and his horse 'Chetak' were the hero's of Haldighati battle. This blooy battle takes away many lives with loyal Chetak also. Nearby pure white marble cenotaph is dedicated to courteous Chetak.

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Haldighati is a famous historical site which is popularly known for the gallantary of Maharana Pratap. The site is located at a distance of 40 km from Udaipur city.
It is a mountain pass in the Aravalli range joining two districts – Rajsamand and Pali of rajasthan.
These are called Haldighati due to the tumeric colour of the mountains. These narrow mountain plays very important role in defending the honour of Mewar dynasty. In 1576 , Haldighati witness a huge war between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber.

When Mughal commander attacked this region but had to beat retreat because of the forces led by Maharana Pratap . By employing the guerilla warfare technique, the Rajput forces pushed the Mughals from the royal camp at Badshah Baag to open plains of Rakt Talai .
The mughal forces fought with Pratap but the outcome was indecisive. Maharana Pratap, astride his favourite stead “CHETAK” attacked Man singh with his spear and killed the mahout while Man Singh managed to escape. During the encounter, one of Chetak’s hind legs was wounded from sword held in the elephant’s trunk creating an emergency.

Haldighati is also world famous for it's chaitry rose product and the( mud art) Terracota of Molela. Thr Department of Tourism is promoting a private cottage industry by adding his information in Government publication instead of battle ground Rakt Talai and Main Haldighati Pass.
The fact is in the protection of administration, this Cottage Industry is creating a new history in Balicha village as the part of Haldighati and doing trespass near National Monument.
Balicha Village is a short village located at a short distance from the place. It is famous for its terracotta crafts. The presence of 'Chaitri-Gulab' makes Badshahi Bagh famous. Original rose water and 'Gulkand' (jam made from rose petals) that has immense medicinal value are prominent highlights of this garden.

Must visit if you are interested in history .This place is very beautiful, museum is also there nearby which is worth to watch, having guide will increase more to joy.

Haldighati is located at a distance of 40 km from Udaipur city near Nathdwara. One can easily reach here taxi, bus or cab.

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