North Indian City Guide - Rajasthan - Rajsamand

For every intensive Hodophile Rajsamand turns out to be a “Tourist’s Paradise” from being just as a “Hidden Gem” This city gets its name from eponymous Rajsamand lake - The second largest man-made lake in the world that was built by Maharana Raj Singh.

Rajsamand - City Guide

Surrounded by districts of Ajmer in North, Pali in West, Udaipur in South and Bhilwara in East, Rajsamand is a place that has got an impeccable blend of historical grandeur, Cultural richness and Natural beauty. This city is much celebrated for being the largest marble producing district in the country which has been used to construct various iconic structure in India and as well as in abroad. So imagine how entrancing the structures of this city that had the greatest hand in giving renowned structure across the world would be!

Everyone would have desired to witness the Great Wall of China at least once in their lifetime. But have you ever heard to The Great Wall of India? If not then you should visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort – the fort that has the second largest wall going up to 38 Km. Constructed on the foothills of Aravalli ranges, this fort is surrounded by thirteen hill peaks of the ranges and rests at an elevation of 1,914 m. The exemplary beauty of this fort has even made the UNESCO world heritage site to jot down its name in the year 2013.

Being a step above all the fort in Rajasthan, Kumbhalgarh Fort is a home to 360 temples which includes the must see Golerao Jain Temple that is constructed entirely in yellow sandstones and has an extremely large linga in black stone of a height of 1.25 m and Neelkanth Mahadev Temple – popular for its six feet high shivling and its magnificent ambiance. This fort also surprises the visitors with its seven gates, Badal Mahal also known as the Palace of Clouds - the highest point within the fort where you can see breathtaking panoramic views of the surroundings and The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

A trip to Rajsamand becomes engrossing if more historical phase of this city is explored. Haldighati – Which means Yellow valley got its name because of the bright yellow sand resembling turmeric powder that is produced when the rocks of this area are crushed. This is is a pride and mystical place in Rajsamand District. Nestled in the middle of the Aravali range, Haldighati is a Great battlefield, witnessed huge war between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber in 1576.

On the other hand there’s Dayal Shah Fort – Resting on a hill top, this Jain-fort temple is 320 years old. And Rakamgarh -A small fort built on a small hillock that stands still as an evidence of the freedom fight fought between Tantya Tope and the British troops in the year 1857.

Apart from history, Rajsamand is unrivalled when it comes to natural beauty. The Rajsamand is 4 miles long and 1.7 miles wide Rajsamand Lake is about 60 feet deep and is a pure marvel to look. The lake looks stunning at the time of the sunset as the gentle light of the setting sun casts over like a magic-glitter on the pristine waters of the lake. Also there’s Kumbhalgarh Wildlife sanctuary where one can appreciate nature and witness wildlife such wolves, leopards, bears jackal and over 200 bird species as by exploring this place to the fullest through Jeep Safaris.

Approach Rajsamand with elevated expectations and prepare for numerous remarkable experiences!

Climatic Condition in Rajsamand

Summer Season in Rajsamand begins during April and lasts till June with temperatures rising to 36 °C - 37°C.Monsoon season in Rajsamand starts from Mid-June – September characterized by an average rainfall of 1.53mm and temperature ranging between 26°C- 22°C Winter season in Rajsamand starts in October and lasts until March with temperature ranging between 20°C - 15°C. January is the coldest month of the year where the temperature goes below 8°C.

Best time to visit Rajsamand

October to March is the best time to visit Rajsamand as the weather remains perfect for outdoor activities.

Attractions in Rajsamand

Kankroli, Chetak Tomb, Charbhuja Temple, Dewair


1. What is the nearest airport to Rajsamand?

Udaipur airport is the nearest airport to Rajsamand

2. Why visit Rajsamand?

You should visit Rajsamand to witness beautiful natural wonders and stunning palaces.

3. What is very famous in Rajsamand?

Rajsamand is very famous for Marble production.

4. Is Rajsamand too hot?

Apart from Monsoon and Winter Summer in Rajsamand is very hot.

5. What are the offbeat destination in Rajsamand?

There are plenty of royal and beautiful wedding palaces that are a must see.

Things to do in Rajasthan


Birds Sanctuary