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Fort of Unchagaon, Uttar Pradesh Overview

Fort Unchagaon is not just an exceptional heritage resort but also a spectacular weekend getaway. Situated majestically in the village of Unchagaon which is close to Garh Mukteshwar on Moradabad – New Delhi National Highway in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

The Fort of Unchagaon is a mud fort built during the 1850s and belonged to Rajput Zamindars. Raja Surendra Pal Singh inherited the fortress at the age of 10 and renovated it into an open heritage resort. This place was restored in his guidance and is a beautiful blend of 20th century India and colonial architecture. Later, with time all the modern amenities were added to the infrastructure.

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Lush green lawns surround the white exterior of the fort. A particular section of the fort is a residential area for the Princely Family. Embodying the traces of a historical monument, it provides us with a chance to feel enriched by rural setup. Two types of rooms, Fort and Court House are available. Fort rooms are in the main fort and are bigger while the courtrooms are in annexe and are smaller in comparison. It has a conference hall and 21 double bedrooms that offer a perfect sight of the age-old grandeur. The living room is a mini-museum, which projects the posters of ancestors and a rare collection of instruments and weapons.


A walk through the village can leave you astonished, and the imposing white facade of Surya Mahal is a treat to the eyes. This place can offer the remembrance of a lifetime through certain exceptional facilities listed below:
Private Dining in the Mango Orchards - A place to relax with a harmony of romantic melody making moments with your special one worth cherishing. The facility of Private Dining unwinds the abundance of romantic excursion. Chauffeur driven ride from the fort to the Mango Orchards brings a beautiful transformation of nature to our conscience.
Gangetic Dolphin Sighting - The fort is incidentally very close to river Ganges. The particular stretch is very famous for the South Asian River Dolphins. Bask in the solitude of warm sunshine or walk along the river. Just a 15 minutes drive from the forts is required to witness this majestic sight.
The Bonfire Tales - Imagine the sunset of wintery holiday accompanied by a warm bonfire. There is nothing more soothing than this, letting one introspect or experiencing life away from chaos. Campfire is set up in the outdoors for 5-6 guests at a time along with self-cooking options.
The Rooftop - Nothing is ideal to a starry night than a partner to spend time. The rooftop can also be turned into a romantic date to surprise the loved one. The place offers an exquisite selection of live starters, house wines under the twinkling stars. A perfect blend of wine and dine!
Garh Mukteshwar - Popular for housing many temples and fairs. Ganga temple, the Mukteshwar Mahadev temple and Nakka Kaun are the 3 top most attractions. Ganga fair and Dussehra fair the two of the most visited ones.

How to reach

A 130 km from New Delhi and 170 km from Agra. The fort stands tall as an ideal gateway to Uttaranchal. Driving beyond Hapur off the Moradabad Highway is easy. There is good road connectivity is there from Delhi to Unchagaon. Buses are available, or cabs can be easily booked.
Nearest Railway Station - Garhmukteshwar (37 kms), Meerut (81 kms), Ghaziabad (92 kms)
Nearest Airport -New Delhi (120 kms), Agra (164 kms), Patnagar (194 kms) Distance from major cities- Noida (100 kms), New Delhi (120 kms), Faridabad (126 kms), Gurgaon (150 kms), Agra (164 kms), Dehradun (230 kms), Gwalior (300 kms), Chandigarh (313 kms), Jaipur (381 kms), Lucknow (395 kms), Kanpur (434 kms), Jalandhar (439 kms)
It's important to take a break from our busy lives to nourish our bond with ourselves and the loved ones. Today's generation prefers short trips for sudden relaxation and place like this Fort offer such quick getaways, keeping comfort as the top priority for the tourists. Wandering across the village, one can quickly get a chance to see ancient, rural practices like pottery making and jaggery formation, along with trying one's hand at the same. People around the place are friendly and cooperative. One can experience an entirely different life by immersing in their tradition and culture. Boating at river Ganges is magical and breathtaking with a sight of jumpy dolphins around. This place is exceptional with a clever combination of Modern India and Colonial era, projecting art which is far beyond our imagination.

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