You can use Sukhdham Kohti as a base for exploring the Hadoti region with its New Mukundara Tiger Reserve and Game Sanctuaries , Sorsan Grassland Sancturay(There is Proposed breeding and research centre for Great Indian Bustard at Sorsan ) , Stunning Chambal Gorge, Bird life, Ancient Temples, Palaces, Forts and Buddhist caves, Kota Palace with its renowned murals, the Medieval town of Bundi with its splendid Palace and historic sites - all within easy reach.
A boat safari through the magnificent Chambal gorge will take you past basking crocodiles and opportunity for Birdwatching. The famous Kota Doria saris handwoven in cotton, silk and gold threads are made and sold locally in Kota.
on Chambal River
The magnificent gorge of the Chambal River with all its interesting flora and fauna can be best appreciated from a motor boat.To explore this unique gorge which is Kota's best kept secret. Take a guided Boat Safari at dawn or dusk through the National Gharial Sanctuary.Crocodiles can be seen basking themselves in the winter sunshine. The gorge is home to many birds including the increasingly rare Egyptian or Scavenger Vultures and Long-billed Vultures. See them nesting on the cliffs from close range and watch them soaring above the rocks. There are many other birds to see as well.
Two hours safari can be booked at dawn or dusk
If you are staying with us, we can make the arrangements for your boat safari
It is a wonderful example of 9th – 12th century northern temple architecture. The impressive Ghateshvara Temple in particular has many features that were later incorporated in the world famous Khajuraho Temples.
Shopping in old city of Kota or Visit to Kaithoon(22 Kms) ie Weavers village
See and shop the Kota Doria saris being woven using real gold thread.Kota Doria is the name given to the special range of hand woven sarees and dress materials.The cotton fabric is very comfortable and is made richer by exquisite designs woven with gold and silver thread. If one wants to look for finished products without going far to the village then Bhairav Gali(Lane) in Rampura bazaar has no of stores lined up one after the other. (Best way to get there is by Ola/Tuk tuk because its difficult to find parking ).
Situated in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, in the Hadoti region of India. It is an example of a hill and water fort.
The main town of Jhalawar, also known as Patan or Jhalrapatan, was founded by Zalim Singh in 1796 by the side of an artificial lake. The walled Jhalrapatan is a Jhalawar suburb, and its name is derived from the town’s numerous temples and their bells. It is believed that Jhalrapatan originally had 108 temples built over a few centuries, but today the finest amongst them is the 11th century Surya Temple, similar to the Sun Temple in Konarak, Orissa.
Bundi is a little gem created by its Rajput rulers. It retains that old world charm. Its many attractions are Taragarh fort, the Chitrashala(Painting Gallery), Raniji ki baori, the Sukh Mahal, the Royal Cenotaphs and the Shikar Burj.
Pre historic rock Paintings at Alnia
Alnia is about 35 kms. from Kota. A small river with same name flows nearby. Along the river at various places there are rock paintings dating from the pæleolithic period.
Jagmandir Palace is one of the attractive destinations for locals in Kota, located in the middle of Kishore Sagar Lake with the Seven Wonder Park on one side and Chaupati on the other. It’s also a popular shooting location for Bollywood movie Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya.
The Jagmandir palace was originally constructed way back in 1740 by one of the queens of Kota.
Some of the photographs for this site have been contributed by Mr. Aditya Singh, Mr R.S. Tomar , Fotokatha, Mr Manoj Kulshestra ,Mr Mann Arya ,Mr. Shri Adil Saif etc .