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Written by Amirthavarshini on June 28, 2020 Share on

A Complete Guide To The Chambal Gardens Kota

Looking for a hot spot for the tourists in Kota? Head to the beautiful garden which is considered as one of the best places to visit in Kota, Rajasthan. With a surreal backdrop of the blistering river and the lush-green flora, this garden offers a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It is a quick escapade for those seeking a quaint location embraced by nature. Stroll across the well-maintained pathways, fall in love with nature amidst the tall trees, green shrubs and colourful aromatic flowerbeds. Spending quality time with your friends and family in Chambal garden Kota is absolute bliss. 

The chambal garden Kota boating experience
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Chambal Garden Kota is situated in Amar Niwas on the banks of the Chambal River. This attraction grabs tourists from all over the world on all days of the year.

Address: Chambal Garden road, Dadabari, Kota, Rajasthan 324009

What is special in the garden?

There is a pond located at the centre of the beautifully landscaped garden. It is home to numerous Gharials, a species of crocodiles that feed on fishes. It is a great opportunity for the tourists to watch the majestic reptiles swim their way in the serene pond. Observing these aquatic animals in their natural habitat captivates children of all ages and adults as well.

Crocodile in the Chambal Garden Kota
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You can get on the suspension bridge in the garden from where you can explore the natural and man-made beauty of the entire garden. The Chambal Garden, Kota became more famous after being featured in the Bollywood blockbuster movie of Alia Bhat and Varun Dhawan, ‘Badrinath ki Dulhaniya’. Every nook and corner of the garden is filled with surprises that will excite you like crazy!

Major Attractions at Chambal Garden 

Children’s play area

What brings more joy to children than a parent who gets down on the floor and plays with them? Let’s all become kids for one day and play with the Chota Packets for the best toy a child can have is a crazy companion to play with. This special area on the premises of the garden is every child’s favourite. Loaded with bountiful rides, slides, swings and jungle gyms, the place is a paradise for children for all ages. Allow your kids to get a bit dirty and watch them enjoy to the core in the park. After all, all that matters is their childish giggles, loud laughter and happiness filled eyes. Make your way to the play area with your kid and you will never regret.

Toy Train

For a fact, we all are crazy fans of train journeys right from the age when Shah Rukh Khan lent his hand to save Kajol chasing the train or dance on top of the train for Chaiya-Chaiya. But we can enjoy such journeys when we travel to farther destinations. However, the Chambal garden has a Toy train that will take you across the garden at a minimal cost. Children and adults can enjoy the ultimate ride and explore the beautifully maintained landscapes of the garden while sitting and screaming in joy.

The ticket fare for children: 15 INR

The ticket fare for adults: 25 INR

Toy train in Chambal garden kota
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Boating Experience

The most significant feature about the garden is its location at close proximity to the Chambal lake, one of the beautiful lakes in Rajasthan. Located beautifully at the banks of the lake, the garden not only offers excellent views of the serene lake but also an amazing boating experience to the visitors. You can get into the boat and gently move through the lake in peace. The place never fails to offer peace and tranquillity to its guests. You can go boating on the pond at a minimal charge of 50 INR per person. Do not miss trying out your hand in this activity and you will never regret.

The Crocodile Pond

Another peculiar attraction that the garden has is the crocodile pond. It draws the attention of both the locals and outsiders as it is home for several species including the fish-eating crocodiles. Spot some raging crocodiles, tireless fishes and rare aquatic plants. If you are an adventure lover or thrill-seeker, you can climb on the suspension bridge across the pond. The sight of the pond from the top of the bridge will definitely give you an adrenaline rush. You can also get a stunning panoramic view of the Chambal lake and the whole of the locality from the top of the bridge. 

Crocodile spotted in the crocodile pond Kota
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Best Time To Visit Chambal Gardens 

Kota has a semi-arid climate with high temperature throughout the year and can be visited during the winter season. The best time to visit Kota is from the month of October to March. Summers are generally long, hot and dry. It starts from late March and extends up to the end of June. The monsoon season decreases the temperature but the higher humidity and frequent torrential downpours may ruin your vacation. Once monsoon subsides in October, the temperature comes back to normal. The mild winter season starting in November and lasts until the month of October. This is considered as the best time to visit Kota. The temperature ranges between 26.7 degrees Celcius to 12 degrees Celcius. You can enjoy the fullest beauty of the garden during the mornings and the evenings of these months. 

Chambal lake view from Kota
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How To Reach Chambal Gardens 

You can jump into public transport from any part of Kota to reach the Chambal garden by road. The recommended option would be taking intercity buses, auto-rickshaws and cycle rickshaws from the nearby bus depots. If you are not a public transport kind of a person, you can very well take a private vehicle or rent a cab.

If you are an ardent admirer of nature, Chambal Garden Kota will definitely be a delight for you. The place is also a perfect destination if you are travelling with family, especially kids. You can watch your kids literally jumping in joy while experiencing every activity in the garden. The Chambal garden has something for every age groups. Newlyweds and couples can enjoy the private boating and relax at the lush green gardens, Old people can stroll around the manicured grasslands and take in the beauty of the Chambal lake, while children can enjoy the toy train and play at the play area. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Rajasthan and other wonderful places in India right away!