Ajmer and Pushkar TourismKishangarh:
(27 km from Ajmer)
Ajmer Tourism, One of the popular excursions from Ajmer is Kishangarh which is a small
village founded in the 17th century by Rathore prince, Kishan Singh.
Kishangarh is mainly famous for its miniature paintings, especially the
popular Bani Thani style of painting which immortalized the love story of
Raja Samant Singh and court singer Bani Thani, depicting them as Krishna and
Radha. These paintings portray the romantic couple with extraordinary large
almond shaped eyes and long nose. Even today, this style of painting is
famous all over India. Painted wooden Furniture is another specialty of
Roopangarh Fort: Roopangarh, located 25 km from Kishangarh remained its
capital for about a century. One of the attractions of the place is Roop
Singh Rathore's Fort known as Roopangarh Fort. It is the stunning miniature
paintings portraying religious epics with utmost perfection that makes the
fort a must visit site. Built by Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh in 1653,
a major part of the fort has now been converted into a Hotel.
There is also a village near the Fort, where life seems to be untouched by
the contemporary lifestyles. While a stay at the Palace Hotel, you can get
to see the Maharaja's private chambers with exquisite paintings. You can
also ask the Hotel to arrange for a camel or jeep safari or village treks,
which will guarantee you an amazing stay at Roopangarh Ajmer Fort Tour.
Getting There & Away:
Golden Triangle Holidays
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 DaysAttractions :-
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Monuments in North India
Duration :14 Nights / 15 DaysAttractions :-
- Delhi Sightseeing - Jama Masjid, Red Fort,Chandni Chowk
- Trip to Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
- Wildlife Safari in Ranthambore National Park
- Tiger Safari at Bandhavgarh National Park
- Visit to Khajuraho Group of Temples
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- Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple in Delhi
- Temple visit in Mathura
- Appreciating arhitecture of Taj Mahal in Agra
- Holy Dip at Varanasi (Ganga)
- Visit to the erotic temples of khajuraho
Frequent buses are available between Places to See Ajmer and Kishangarh.
Tilonia: (25 km east of Kishangarh)
In Tilonia Village, the main attraction is the art of the villagers that is
helping them earn a living and get appreciation. An NGO named Barefoot
College is run by the villagers themselves to solve water shortage,
electricity supply shortages, housing, illiteracy and other such problems by
using their skills and innovative minds. Alwar Tourist Attractions can also buy handicraft
items that are exhibited in a showroom, which are pretty yet affordable and
special since all the proceeds go for the village development.
Places Around Ajmer :
Ajmer Tour From Ajmer or Kishangarh, you can take a bus to be dropped at Tilonia. The
Barefoot College is located just 1 km from the bus stop. A more comfortable
option will be to hire a taxi from Ajmer or Pushkar which will cost you
around Rs. 400/500.
Pachewar: (90 km east of Ajmer)
The small village of Pachewar is famous for its Fort, metal toys and
cenotaphs. It was once under the control of Khangarot Rajputs. Thakur Anoop
Singh Khangarot is said to have taken the reigns of the Fort from Marathas
and gifted it to his family allies of Jaipur. Because of this, Sawai Madho
Singh bestowed upon him the territory of Pachewar in 1758.
The main attraction of Pachewar is the 300 year old Pachewar Fort. It
features frescoed walls, gigantic gates, spacious rooms and balconies. The
fort gives you ample opportunities for bird watching, fishing, enjoying
camp-fires along with folk music and dances. You can also ask the Hotel
authorities to book you a Safari Ajmer Tours for Digg, Ajmer and Pushkar. Your
itinerary may also include a village trek where you can observe the pottery,
terra cotta and tie and dye work by local craftsmen.