You have already reached Udaipur and planning to visit Nathdwara, a small and beautiful town located between the Aravali mountain range and on the banks of Banas River in Rajsamand district. A divine town that is hugely popular for the temple of Krishna. Nathdwara temple has a very rich and interesting history with the name titled Nathdwara as ‘Gateway to Shreenathji’.
Nathdwara is situated at a distance of around 50 km from the city of Udaipur and is among the most preferred destination for the local of Udaipur to visit during the weekend. While you travel from Udaipur to Nathdwara there are some beautiful spots which are perfect for next weekend escape.
Ranakpur a beautiful place situated between Jodhpur and Udaipur and on the western side of the Aravalli mountain range. Considered as one of the amazing places to visit near Nathdwara and is home to an eminent Jain temple. This city has got unique carvings and unique architecture and the Jain temple symbolizes most important temples in Jain culture dedicated to Tirthankara Adinatha.
Distance from Nathdwara to Ranakpur: 7.3 KM
Chittorgarh, situated on the banks of the Gambhiri River and is home to the famous Chittor Fort, the largest fort in India. Chittorgarh is a part of Golden Quadrilateral Highway and also home to the most beautiful places like Kalika Mata Temple, Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh, Rana Kumbha’s Palace and Rani Padmini’s Palace. With so much places to see, this is one of the most interesting place to visit if you are travelling from Udaipur Nathdwara.
Distance from Nathdwara to Udaipur: 100 KM
Located along the Aravalli Hills, Kumbhalgarh is home to the famous UNESCO World Heritage titles Kumbhalgarh Fort. Considered as one of the stunning places to visit near Nathdwara which was constructed during the 15th century and is the second largest fort in India. Located on a hilltop, Kumbhalgarh Fort houses a total of 360 temples and one of the top place for travellers to get a glimpse of Aravalli hills and the dunes of the Thar Desert.
Distance from Nathdwara to Kumbhalgarh: 50 KM
Just a couple of minutes away from Udaipur, Haldighati is a mountain pass in the Aravalli mountain range of the Rajasthan state. So called by the Haldighati, this spot has turmeric-coloured yellow soil which got from the word ‘Haldi’ itself which means turmeric. The historic place of Haldighati is known for its Battle of Haldighati, which took place in 1576 between the Mewar kingdom and the Mughals. Here you can visit the Maharana Pratap National Memorial with statue of Maharana Pratap riding on his horse named Chetak.
Distance from Nathdwara to Haldighati: 12 KM
Maharana Pratap Memorial
The Maharana Pratap Memorial was constructed in 1997 and is one of the popular places to visit near Nathdwara. This memorial was constructed to honour the courage of Maharana Pratap Singh displayed in the Battle of Haldighati. The lovely statue of Maharana Pratap Singh rides his horse Chetak which can be visited from 9 AM to 6 PM with an entry fees of INR 20 and INR 10 per person for adults and children.
Distance from Nathdwara to Maharana Pratap Memorial: 47 KM.
Charbhuja temple is a must-have in your list while visiting the Nathdwara. This divine place is a historical sanctum which was built in 1444 AD which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Charbhuja Temple is made of mirror works, lime mortars and marble which adds charm to the place. Not just that, you will find elephants created from stone standing on both sides of the entrance which adds beauty to the entrance. This is a divine place and visited but tons of devotees to seek the blessings of the Lord Vishnu.
Located in the Kailashpuri district of Udaipur, Eklingji Temple is one of the mesmerizing places to visit in Nathdwara. The Eklingji temple is 1300 years old and is dedicated to Lord Shiva of the Hindu culture. The Eklingji Temple has every corner of the temple carved with aesthetics and has a beautiful architecture with the 4 faces Lord Shiva carved out of black marble.
Distance from Nathdwara to Eklingji Temple: 27 KM
Ganesh Tekri is an ideal destination to sit back and relax while you travel to Nathdwara. This picnic spot is situated at Rajsamand near Nathdwara and is home of the Ganesha temple. You can seek the blessings or sit back and relax in a lush green garden with rides for kids to enjoy. The best part of this spot is the view that overlooks Aravali mountain range and adds charm to the scenic view.
Distance from Nathdwara to Ganesh Tekri: 3 KM
Nandsamand dam or Tantol dam is known as the primary source of water for the city of Nathdwara. Just located towards Khamnor from Nathdwara, this is splendid picnic spot to visit if you are travelling to Nathdwara. Although this is visited during all seasons, but this place looks more beautiful during monsoons.
Distance from Nathdwara to Nandsamand Dam: 5 KM
We hope this collection of marvelous tourist spots will help you plan the itinerary during your visit from Udaipur to Nathdwara. Oh yes! Don’t forget to add your comments after visiting these places.