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Asirgarh Fort Adventure: Exploring History & Legends

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Duration

8 Hours

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

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Overview

Discover Asirgarh Fort’s Legends & History: Our day begins at 7:00 AM with a hotel pickup in Indore. Journey 165 kilometers to Asirgarh Fort, perched atop the Satpura Mountain. Explore the expansive 60-acre fort complex, including the Lord Shiva temple and resilient fort walls. Capture mesmerizing photos of panoramic vistas and hear legends of the cursed warrior Ashwathama. Return to Indore by 8:30 PM, enriched with history and memories.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Asirgarh Fort's Majestic Impression: Discover an imposing fort atop the Satpura Mountain, bearing witness to centuries of history and conquest.
  • Architectural Gems Inside: Explore the intricate Lord Shiva temple, gurudwara, and mosque within the fort, each telling unique tales of faith and culture.
  • Akbar's Unconquerable Challenge: Unearth the strategic defenses and the story of Emperor Akbar's relentless pursuit to conquer Asirgarh Fort.
  • Mesmerizing Panoramic Views: Capture breathtaking photographs of the scenic Satpura Range and the stunning landscape from the fort's vantage points.
  • Legends of Ashwathama: Hear fascinating folklore about the cursed warrior Ashwathama, believed to roam the fort for ages, adding a touch of mystique to your visit.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 240
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 437
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 677
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 868
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1078
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1318
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1558

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 7:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 8:30 PM

Your private day tour to Asirgarh Fort begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Indore at 7:00 AM.

The journey commences at 7:30 AM with a scenic drive from Indore to Asirgarh Fort, situated approximately 165 kilometers away. As you travel, you'll be treated to ever-changing landscapes that showcase the natural beauty of Madhya Pradesh.

Upon reaching Asirgarh Fort around 10:30 AM, you'll be awe-struck by its formidable presence atop the Satpura Mountain. This strategic fort, built by Asa Ahir, has three distinct sections - Asirgarh, Kamargarh, and Malaygarh, each with unique features and names.

Your exploration of Asirgarh Fort begins at 10:45 AM. Stroll along the fort walls that encircle the hill and discover sentry points strategically placed across the complex. Inside the fort, visit the Lord Shiva temple, gurudwara, and mosque, appreciating their architectural splendor and cultural significance.

After your morning exploration, take a break for lunch at 12:30 PM.

At 2:30 PM, you'll continue your journey through Asirgarh Fort, delving deeper into its historical and cultural significance. Gain insights into the fort's resilience against invaders, including Emperor Akbar's unsuccessful attempts to conquer it by force. Hear captivating stories and legends, including the folklore of Ashwathama, the cursed warrior believed to roam the fort for centuries.

Spend time capturing photographs and enjoying the panoramic views of the Satpura Range and the surrounding landscape, perfect for photography enthusiasts.

By 4:30 PM, you'll delve into the history of Emperor Akbar's siege of the fort, learning about the fort's strategic defenses and Akbar's tactics to overcome them. Discover how the fort eventually surrendered to Akbar.

At 5:30 PM, bid farewell to Asirgarh Fort, carrying cherished memories of your visit to this historic treasure.

Your return journey to Indore commences, and you'll arrive back at your hotel in Indore at 8:30 PM, concluding your full-day excursion to Asirgarh Fort.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up and drop off to from your hotel in Ahmedabad
  • Transport by AC vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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