SPIRITUAL & HISTORICAL OUTINGS
Nathdwara / Haldighati Tour
If you are looking for some spiritual and historical outings with your family then this is the perfect tour for you. Start your trip after getting picked up from the airport and head towards your hotel. Freshen up and get started for the day. Visit Ekling ji which houses 108 temples chiseled out of sandstone and marbles enclosed by high walls which are devoted to Lord Shiva. Continue your sightseeing and reach Haldighati which is an important historical site in Rajasthan. Explore the cenotaph (chatter) which is built in pure white marble and is dedicated to the gallant horse Chetak as a sign of respect and admiration. Continue to Nathdwara which means the gateway to the Lord. Explore the temple and get spiritual.
Located in the outskirts of the main town of Nathdwara and in close proximity to the fort of Bor Rajputs, Charbhuja is a renowned temple in the city dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the protector of the Hindu triumvirate.It is considered as the fourth Dham(abode) of Lord Vishnu and it some immensely intricate architecture is reflected in the door panel's carving and the mirror work in the temple.
Shrinathji temple of Nathdwara, Rajasthan is a Hindu temple dedicated to one of the avatars of Lord Krishna - Shrinathji. It is located on the banks of the river Banas, at a distance of 48 km from the beautiful city of Udaipur. The glorious temple is a famous pilgrimage point of Rajasthan and a must-see if you are on tour of the religious places of Rajasthan.
Eklingji Temple is one of the most popular temples of Rajasthan and is sited at a distance of 22 km to the north of Udaipur. Eklingji Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion and its brilliant architecture drives several tourists here every year. This double-storied temple looks magnificent with its pyramidal style of roof and uniquely carved tower. The outer walls of the temple are stretched with steps that lower touching the serene waters.
The Dwarkadheesh Temple is another one of the temples that is of utmost significance to the Vaishnavas and the Vallabhacharya sect. Situated in Kankroli village near the Navchauki Dam, the architectural styles of this temple resemble to that of Shreeji ki Haveli.
Shopping in Nathdwara
Nathdwara is a small town located in the Aravalli hills of Rajasthan. Shopping is perhaps one of the most looked forward to activity on the go, and you can indulge yourself here. Nathdwara is famous for many goods, the most popular being the beautiful Picchavi paintings. These pictures illustrate Nathji in a various postures, moods and attires, and are fine examples of the fine craftsmanship of this town.
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.
Maharana Pratap Memorial
Maharana Pratap Memorial is a historic site that is dedicated to the gallant Maharana Pratap. Situated at the top of Moti Margi or Pearl Hill, the memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake. In Hindi, memorial is known as "smarak" and smarak is always made in the memory of loved ones. Maharana Pratap Memorial was constructed with the initiative taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar with the help of a public trust.