Chatrasagar is a very good tourist place that was made in the nineteenth century by Thakur Chhatra Singh. Thakur was the powerful dignified personality of the desert kingdom of Marwar. This place is situated off the Jaipur-Jodhpur highway that is 110 kms away from Jodhpur and 95 kms away from Ajmer. It is a reservoir that is hundred year old. The construction of the dam was completed in the year 1890. The reservoir is spread across 1400 acres that is privately owned. It is been owned by the same family since many generations. It is a well known place that is visited by many tourists.
There are a few places that you will get to visit when you are in Chatrasagar. You will get to visit the wonderful temple that was built in the 7th century. There is also a very old Aodhi a hunting tower which is used now for the purpose of bird watching.
You will get to see a wide range of wildlife here such as antelope and many birds of prey. The people that reside here have good knowledge regarding the animal and bird life. If you want to visit Chatrasagar then there for accommodation you will be provided with tents. All the tents have an attached bathroom where hot and cold water will be offered to you.
This place is a very calm and relaxing. You will have a great time at the tranquil spot. The whole place is surrounded by grassland and with incredible birdlife you will be mesmerized. The most attractive thing about this place is the beauty of nature. You can get up early in the morning to see the sun creep over the horizon. It is situated in the Aravalli Hills.
In Chatrasagar, the children of the people were invited by Thakur Chhatra Singh and they still stay here. Mainly here shepherds, farmers stay here harmoniously and they are self contained. The situation has changed a little bit since the last century. Chatrasagar offers them with water for their livestock and also recharge their wells with water.
You will get to see some breath taking views of the sunrise, sunset and also of the aravalli ranges. At this place you will get to enjoy the warm hospitality. You will get the opportunity to have some delicious Rajasthani food.
You can reach Chatrasagar through airways as the near by airport is Jodhpur which is 120kms away and Ajmer airport is 95 kms. The place is very well connected through the roadways and important cities of Rajasthan state.
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