Whole day excursion to Chittorgarh in Rajasthan State of India. Known for having one of the grandest hilltop fortresses in the country, Chittorgarh was my entry point to Rajasthan, India’s land of Kings.

Itinerary Rundown

  • Orccha and Gwalior
Day 1
  • Chittorgarh
  • Udiapur
  • Gwalior to Chittorgarh by Train
  • In and Around Chittorgarh Fortress
  • Chittorgarh to Udaipur by Train
  • Udaipur: White City and City Palace
  • Northern India
  • South and Southeast Asia

Trip Date — September 2013

Itinerary Notes & Tips

Gwalior to Chittorgarh

  • 3:50pm to 5:00am – Ride train from Gwalior to Chittorgarh via Train#19665 (Kurj Udz Exp)
    • AC3 B2 coach class – R835
  • 5:00am – Arrival at Chittorgarh Railway Station
  • Leave luggage at cloakroom – R15

Chittorgarh Fort

  • Ride autorickshaw from the railway station to Chittorgarh Fort – R10
    • Drop off at the first gate
  • Walk uphill to the seventh gate
  • Hillside Waterfall
  • Pay Chittorgarh Fort admission fee – R10 (local)
  • Chittorgarh Fort Walking Tour
    • Victory Tower
    • Rana Kumbha’s Palace
    • Padmini’s Palace (Queen’s Palace)
    • Meera Temple
    • Kalika Mata Temple
    • Fateh Prakash Palace
    • Jain Temples
    • Gaumukh Reservoir

Chittorgarh to Udaipur

  • Ride autorickshaw from the seventh gate to the first gate – R10
  • Ride autorickshaw from the first gate to bus stand – R10
  • Ride autorickshaw from bus stand to railway station – R10
  • 7:00pm – Arrival at Chittorgarh Railway Station
  • 7:25pm to 9:30pm – Ride train from Chittorgarh to Udaipur via Train#12992
    • Sleeper class – R75