Chand Baori- a Stepwelll & Village Full Day tour ( Water Harvesting & Conservation System )
Built back in the 10th century, the incredible well of Chand Baori was a practical solution to the water problem in the area. The arid climate forced the locals to dig deep for a dependable water source, one that would last throughout an entire year. Chand Baori well is 30m deep (100 ft. ), it has 13 floors and 3, 500 steps. Legends say that ghosts built it in one night and that it has so many steps to make it impossible for someone to retrieve a coin once it's been dropped in the well. Chand Baori is in the village of Abhaneri near Bandikui, Rajasthan. Stepwells, also called bawdi or baoli are in essence wells in which the water can be reached by descending a set of steps. They may be covered and protected, and are often of architectural significance. Chand Baori is the largest and deepest stepwell in India.
The Chand Baori(Stepwell) and Harshad Mata Temple the important places to visit. The temple is an excellent example of intricate carving on stone whereas the Baori has stairs with unparrallel artistic
We will depart from Jaipur early morning around 6. 00 a. m. by Taxi to Abhaneri (100 km. ) and after visiting Abhaneri on same day & village tour as per your choice & interest we will be back in time to Jaipur and drop you to your hotel at Jaipur
On reaching this village, you will see Chand Baori which is considered as one of the largest and deepest step wells in India. It was constructed in the 9th century and has 3500 narrow steps in thirteen stories and is hundred feet deep. After this you will visit Harshat Mata temple, which is regarded as the goddess of happiness who spreads joy to the entire village. Visiting this temple takes you back to the glory of medieval India. The ruined images in the temple indicate that this temple was actually dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Drive to the village of Abhaneri for this full-day tour of some of Rajasthan's landmark attractions. Located about 57 miles (95 kilometers) from Jaipur on the Agra road, Abhaneri was founded by King Raja Chand, believed to be Raja Bhoja
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Lobby (Foyer) of your hotel
End location: Lobby (Foyer) of your hotel
It is advised that we have to leave Jaipur for this place early morning and come back to Jaipur evening hours (same day)
Duration: 9 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10000 INR - Entry fee & miscellaneous charges