Haldighati Day Tour from Udaipur
Haldighati Day Tour from Udaipur is a perfect way to make your vacation a special one with this exciting trip with your family and friends. Start your day excursion from Udaipur and get picked up in your air-conditioned vehicle and head out for the day. Haldighati is an important historical site in Rajasthan. Explore the cenotaphs which are built-in pure white marble and are dedicated to the gallant horse Chetak as a sign of respect and admiration. After an amazing day excursion to the historical site of Haldighati on a day trip from Udaipur Car Rental.
Tour Duration: 1 Day
Destination Covered: Haldighati
Tour Itinerary in Detail:
Begin a day trip from Udaipur to Haldighati by meeting our escorting tour manager who will assist you to proceed for a drive to Haldighati. As soon as you reach Haldighati, you will see the historical surroundings of Haldighati. Let’s know more about this place –
Haldighati is a famous mountain pass on the hill of the Aravalli Range. The mountain pass is around 40 kilometers from Udaipur, connecting the districts of Rajsamand and Pali district. The pass gets its name from the yellow-colored soil of the region (turmeric in Hindi is called Haldi). The mountain pass has gone down the annals of history as the site where the Battle of Haldighati was fought in 1576 between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber.
The site of the battle lies on the southwest side of Nathdwara. Maharana Pratap fought a brave warrior, but his loyal horse, Chetak gave up his life as the Maharana was leaving the battlefield. In 1997, the Government of India proposed and constructed the Maharana Pratap National Memorial, and it is today dedicated to the spirit and valor of the Rajput king and dynasty. A cenotaph with white marble columns displays a bronze statue of the Maharana riding Chetak. Besides the battle, Haldighati is known for its charity rose products and mud art of Molela.
Best time to visit Haldighati –
The best time to visit Haldighati is the month between October and March. During this time, you can escape the unbearable heat of the sun. The months of July to September end are also favorable as the rainy season acts as a savior here.
Interesting facts about Haldighati –
- Even though the battle of Haldighati was the fiercest battle, you will be amazed to know that it was inconclusive in nature.
- You will be amazed to know that the Maharana Pratap Army had 22,000 soldiers in the Battle of Haldighati whereas Akbar’s army had 80,000 soldiers.
Later on, you will conclude your day tour and head out back to Udaipur with lots of memories.