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28 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour
24 Days Forts and Palaces Tour
19 Days Rajasthan & North India
18 Days Rajasthan Round Trip
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17 Days Rajasthan Palace Tour
16 Days Rural Rajasthan Tour
16 Days Rajasthan With Pushkar
16 Days Cultural Rajasthan Tour
15 Days Hadoti Tour
14 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour
14 Days Rajasthan Short Tour
14 Days Rajasthan and Goa
13 Days Rajasthan Holidays
13 Days Honeymoon Tour
13 Days Desert Tour
12 Days Rajasthan Desert Tour
11 Days Wild Life Tour
11 Days Shekhawati Desert Tour
11 Days Rajasthan Tour
11 Days Golden Triangle & caves
10 Days Rajasthan Desert Triangle
10 Days Rajasthan and Agra Tour
8 Days Taj Mahal Tour
8 Days Taj Mahal and Wildlife
8 Days Rajputana Tour
8 Days Triangle with Mandawa
8 Days Delhi-Jaipur-Agra Tour
7 Days Rajasthan Tour
7 Days Imperial Rajasthan
7 Days Desert City Tour
6 Days Mountain Tour
5 Days Rajasthan Tour
5 Days Pushkar & Udaipur Tour
4 Days Sariska Tour
4 Days Rajasthan Tour
4 Days Pinkcity Tour
4 Days Desert Tour
Cooking in Rajasthan
Introduction of Kota

Kota is the third largest city of Rajasthan. It is located 240 kms to the south of state capital Jaipur. Kota has modern industrialization and it is a fascinating mixture of medieval grandeur. Kota is located at an elevation of 515 meters above sea level on the banks of the Chambal river below a deep gorge. Kota lies in an area of country that straddled a major trade route from New Delhi to Gujarat. Kota has now changed itself into the industrial capital of Rajasthan with its hydro-electricity and irrigation projects, atomic power projects and other industrial units. Kota is also well-known for its traditional handicrafts industry. Temperature of Kota is neither too hot nor too cold. Temperature is about 43 degree Celsius in Summers and it is about 5 degree Celsius in Winters. Best time to visit Kota is from August to February. Languages which are spoken in Kota are Rajasthani, English, Hindi, Sindhi and Urdu.

Kota Fort

History of Kota

In the 12th century the Hada chieftain, Rao Deva, conquered the territory and founded Hadoti and Bundi. During the rule of Mughal Emperor Jahangir afterwards, in the early 17th century the ruler of Bundi, Rao Ratan Singh, gave his son, Madho Singh, the smaller principality of Kota. Kota is considered as a hallmark of Rajput culture and power in the course of time. Kota was a small independent state in the past which is enclosed by more powerful neighbours. Kota prospered in the 19th century under the guidance of the ruler Zalim Singh. In 1894 the British reunited the territory and imposed stability.

Tourist Attraction in Kota

Important tourist attractions in Kota are Umaid Bhawan Palace and Kota Fort. Umaid Bhawan Palace was constructed for Maharao Umaid Singh II in 1904. It was designed by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in support of Indian designers. Interior of the palace has a banquet hall, garden and a drawing room. Exterior is buff–coloured stone with a stucco finish and include much typical Rajput detail. Umaid Bhawan Palace has now been changed into a heritage hotel. Kota fort is an example of organic growth and there is no overall plan to the development of the area within the walls.

It was constructed from the year 1625 onwards. Bhim Mahal – Bhim Mahal is a large Durbar Hall which is enclosed with Rajput miniatures documenting the towns periods of expansion and recording Kota’s legends.

Other Various tourist attractions

Other Various Tourist attractions in Kota are Brij Raj Bhawan Palace, Rao Madho Singh Ji Museum, Kota Barrage, Jag Mandir, the royal cenotaphs and Chambal Garden a wonderful haveli with beautiful frescoes.

Boating at Chambal Garden

Umed Bhawan Palace

How to Reach Kota

By Rail:
Kota is well-connected by regular and superfast rail services. Kota lies on Delhi - Mumbai route.

By Road:

Kota is linked with a good network of roads with many important cities in and outside the Rajasthan.

By Air:
Kota is also well-connected by air. The nearest airport from Kota is Jaipur which is about 245 km away from Kota.


You will visit “Kota” during the below Tours of Rajasthan

31 Days Rajasthan Tour (Including Kota)
31 Days / 30 Nights

Delhi - Alwar - Deeg - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Dholpur - Ranthambore - Tonk - Bundi - Jhalawar - Kota - Bijolia - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Banswara - Udaipur - Rajsamand - Nathdwara - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Rohetgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner -  Nagaur - Mandawa - Sikar - Jhunjhunu -Jaipur - Delhi

28 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour (Including Kota)
28 Days / 27 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohetgarh - Deogarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Chittorgarh - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

24 Days Forts and Palaces Tour (Including Kota)
24 Days / 23 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

17 Days Rajasthan Vacations Tour (Including Kota)
17 Days / 16 Nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh Pushkar - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi

16 Days Cultural Rajasthan Tour (Including Kota)
16 Days / 15 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Bhandarej - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh – Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi


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