Bijaipur is a small village located in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan which has gained popularity because of the Bijaipur Castle. This Rajasthani village is a perfect destination for those who wish to spend quality time in a peaceful environment away from the busy and noisy city life. If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan, you must visit Bijaipur to witness the rural shade of the desert state.
Bijaipur village is situated at the foothills of Vindhyachal Hills and is surrounded by forests of Jacaranda. The village has been ruled by several dynasties in the past which is why it holds a historical significance worth exploring.
The view of the isolated village renders a picturesque look that would grab all your attention. The village has got all elements of a rural setup from agricultural farms to buffalo carts.
Located in the heart of the village is the 16th Century Castle which was turned into a heritage hotel in 1991. The members of the rural family still reside in the castle and share their experience with the guests. The Bijaipur Castle was built by Rao Shakti Singh, the younger brother of the great warrior Maharana Pratap.
The architecture of the castle reflects an irresistible blend of Mughal and Gothic styled designs. Moreover, the heritage property also offers modern facilities like deluxe rooms, swimming pool, bar, café, and a library.
The guests at Bijaipur castle are offered with a wide range of activities from horse riding to bullock cart safari. Guests can also enjoy the wildlife safari into the forests to enjoy the sight of wild animals like leopards, chinkara, spotted deer, crocodiles, and wild boar. Besides, birdwatching in another fun activity whereby you can spot beautiful birds in the nearby lakes and streams.
Other activities include trekking, village walk, yoga classes, and bonfire. For sightseeing, you can visit the nearby tourist places in Chittorgarh like Menal Temple, Pangarh Lake, and the famous Chittorgarh Fort.
The best time to visit Bijaipur is between October and March because of the pleasant weather.
To book a stay at Castle Bijaipur visit: http://castlebijaipur.co.in/