Monday, December 2, 2013

Todgarh tourist treasure in the Aravallis

Todgarh is a beautiful town in the Aravallis located at a height of around three thousand two hundred feet, whose original name was Boraswara. Impressed by beauty of this region British colonel James Tod built a fort at a distance of seventy km from Beawar. The fort which is one hundred sixty five km from Udaipur and one hundred twenty km south of Ajmer can be approached from railheads at Beawar and Ajmer. Nearest airport to the fort is at Udaipur, whereas it can be reached by road also which is just six km away from the highway NH-8.

There are many interesting places to visit near Todgarh and some of the best places to visit during your visit are

Dudhaleshwar Temple 
This is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva beautifully surrounded by tall Karanj, Tamaraind and Banyan trees. Even though it is located at a great height, it is having a source of spring water in the temple. Located on the boundary of Todgarh Raoli Wildlife Sanctuary, this temple is popular as one of the best places for meditation and relieving stress. A British rest house at Raoli near the temple offers scenic views of the serene lake. This five hundred years old temple has a water hole locally called kund, which keeps a religious importance. 

Todgarh Wild life Sanctuary

This is central attraction for the tourists, which is spread on five hundred sq. km of forest land preserving abundant wildlife in its boundaries. The sanctuary tucked in the middle of Aravali ranges in village Todgarh is just twenty five km from Jassa Kheda, near National Highway NH-8. With abundance of deciduous forests in this region it has nicely blended green patches which are home for a flourishing population of Leopards, Sloth bears and Tigers. With existence of nearly two hundred species of birds this place is blessed with exclusive flora and fauna.

Along with these attractions there are many other best places to visit in Todgarh like trek to Todgarh fort, Katar Ghati, Deewair, Bheelberi waterfall and Raina Dam. While visiting Todgarh you can have a nice time at the Royal Resort Todgarh which is a venture of Panoramic Group. This resort previously known as Hill valleyResort is an ultimate paradise tucked amidst picturesque Aravali ranges