Things to do in Kota
India,  Rajasthan

8 Amazing Activities or Things To Do in Kota in 2020

Kota has been one of the popular cities in Rajasthan and probably the most populous city. If you’re visiting the city for the first time then you will see many fascinating places and amazing activities that you can indulge in your trip. One of the best things is taking a walk-in seen wonders park where you will see all the wonders. Apart from beautiful parks, there are various waterfalls, sanctuary, and trekking spots that are worth visiting to enjoy the activities.

These are the recommended Activities you can enjoy in Kota: –

  • A walk at seven wonders park
  • Waterfall
  • Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Photography spot
  • Explore history at Museums in Kota
  • Picnic at Chambal gardens
  • Zoological Park
  • Trekking in Kota

1. A walk at seven wonders park

Seven Wonders Park
Seven Wonders Park

If you have never got the chance of visiting seven wonders then you can visit Kota to witness all the wonders in one place. The place has become famous among tourists and it attracts thousands of visitors every year from all around the world. Near the park, there is a Kishore Sagar Lake which is a perfect spot for a picnic. There is no restriction on carrying a camera in the parks.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: INR 20

Timings: 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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2. Waterfall in Kota

One of the best places to enjoy swimming for free and in natural water is Gaipernath Waterfall. At this location, you will be surprised because this is really attractive. The place is an ideal spot to do various activities like picnic, treks, and photography. You can reach the place by hiring a private cab and after doing a small trek you can reach the actual spot. The waterfall forms a pool in the base where you can swim in freshwater.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

3. Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary

Darrah wildlife sanctuary
Darrah wildlife sanctuary

The wildlife sanctuary is a nice spot to watch wild animals like Asian Elephants, Sambar Deer, Elks, and many more. In the sanctuary, you can see various exotic animals and species of plants. Within the sanctuary, you can take part in adventure activities like Jungle Safri, trekking, and sightseeing. To enjoy the activities without any trouble you can hire a guide.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: INR 100 – 200

Timings: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

4. Photography spot

Kishore Sagar
Kishore Sagar

The best spot for photography in Kota is Kota Barrage which is a valley project to store water. The project was build in the 1950s and serves 20,000 acres of land for agriculture. Although the place was not built for tourism still it attracts lots of people especially photography lovers. At this place, you can have a relaxing cool breeze and a splendid view with your loved ones.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 24 hours

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5. Explore history at Museums in Kota

Government Museum
Government Museum

There are two museums where you can visit and have a glimpse of history and art. Rao Madho Singh Museum attracts students, tourists, and historians also people who love art and culture. In the museum, you can see rich artifacts, silver figurines, terracotta figures, coins, and manuscripts.

Another famous museum in Kota is the Government Museum near Kishore Sagar which is famous for displaying the history and culture of Rajasthan. In the premises of Museum photography is prohibited, so make sure you do not carry any cameras inside.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: INR 20 – 50

Timings: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

6. Picnic at Chambal gardens

Chambal Gardens
Chambal Gardens

Chambal Garden has situated near the Chambal River and is a beautiful place where you can see various landscapes and within the garden, you can see many people enjoying a blissful environment. One of the interesting things to see in the garden is a pond where you can see crocodiles. The most fascinating fact about the garden is that it has been featured in many Bollywood movies.

If you are a shopaholic then you might be a little disappointed because there are not many things to buy in Kota, you can only buy hand-woven clothes or daily use items.

The time required to explore: 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

7. Explore Zoological Park

Darrah wildlife sanctuary
Darrah wildlife sanctuary

Zoological Park is a wonderful place for nature lovers, within the park you can see many wildlife animals and species of plants. You will be spending a lot of time while exploring the park. The best time to visit the park is from October to March because during this time the weather becomes pleasant to travel.

The time required to explore: 1 hour

Entry Fee: INR 50

Timings: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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8. Trekking in Kota

Trekking in Kota
Trekking in Kota

This is one of the most adventures activity that people enjoy while traveling and in Kota, you can enjoy trekking in Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary. You can hire a guide to enjoy trekking in a group of 8-10 people. The trekking trail is easy to do and suitable even for amateurs but you need to be physically fit for the activity. Trekking gears can be rented for a day. Make sure you carry food and water while trekking because you won’t get much inside the sanctuary.

Time explore: 2 hours

Entry Fee: INR 200 onwards

Timings: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. What is the best time to visit Kota?

A. The best time to visit Kota is from October to March. During this time the weather remains pleasant to travel, avoid the summer season because of the hot and humid climate.

Q. How to reach Kota?

A. You can reach Kota by flight, rail, and road. Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport from Kota almost 180km. Plenty of express trains reach Kota from Mumbai and Delhi. From the Airport and Railway station, you can hire a private cab to reach your hotel.

Q. What type of hotels are available in Kota?

A. In Kota, you can see hotels from the Budget to Luxury. Make sure you pre-book the rooms in the hotel to avoid any inconvenience.

Q. How much time is required to explore Kota?

A. You can spend around 2-3 days in Kota to fully explore the place.

Q. What is the specialty of Kota?

A. Seven wonders Park and Chambal gardens are the best places to explore in Kota. Seven wonders park is the place for which Kota is known worldwide.

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