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Hotel The Fort Ramgarh
[ A Heritage Hotel ]
Ramgarh, Panchkula, Haryana, India
Hotel The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Haryana, India
The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Panchkula, Haryana, India

Location : The Fort Ramgarh is conveniently lacated on National Highway 73 connecting Delhi with Panchkula and Chandigarh. It is only 17 kms from Chandigarh and is ideally situated on the way to the hill stations of Shimla and Kulu - Manali. The nearest airport is Chandigarh, which is just 10 kms from the Hotel.

Distances from The Hotel :

Airport : 10 kms
Railway Station :
10 kms
Panchkula : 7 kms
Chandigarh : 17 kms
Ambala : 33 kms
New Delhi : 235 kms
Shimla : 115 kms
Manali : 301 kms

The Fort Ramgarh resonates with a glorious 350 years past. It was the seat of one of the Cis - Sutlej princely states of pre - partitioned India. Its rulers were Chandel Rajputs who came to the plains from Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh. They were descendants of the Chandel dynasty whose empire extended over the entire Central India ( Yamuna to Narmada ) from 800 to 1182 A.D before being overthrown by Prithviraj Chauhan. They built the famous Khajuraho temples. Legendary Alah - Udal Belonged to the family.

The Fort Ramgarh is now a heritage retreat. As you enter it through 37 ft. high door, declared to be the tallest wooden door in India by the prestigious Limca Book of Resords, yuo are welcomed by breezy whiffs of the past mingling with the past present. The ambience transports you to an atmosphere of exotic splendour, where Rajpur tradition unfolds at every step. The stay at The Fort Ramgarh, which has 18 ft. thick walls, is a matchless experience.

Hotel The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Haryana, India
The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Panchkula, Haryana, India

Accommodation : The luxurious deluxe rooms, overlooking a cosy lawn and a typically Indian courtyard, have intricate frescos hand painted on their ceilings. The distinct decor and furniture of every room mocks at the dull uniformity of assembly - line interior design, so unfortunately familiar today. Yet, the Fort, managed by dedicated professionals, boasts of all modern amenities like attached bathrooms with hot and cold water, telephone, refrigerator, tea makers and CCTV to make your stay comfortable.

Hotel The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Haryana, India
The Fort Ramgarh, Ramgarh, Panchkula, Haryana, India

Machaan - The Tree House Perched atop a banyan tree is Machaan, a well - appointed tree house, complete with an attached bath. Once you climb its rope ladder and close the door of your air - conditioned log hut that sways gently with the tree in the breeze, a childhood dream comes alive for you and your family members.

Cuisine : Dastarkhaan - The Restaurant, this is the first and only heritage property in India which serves purely vegetarian food and only non - alcoholic beverages. To cap it all, hotel also use organically grown vegetables for those who are not content with only tickling their palate but also want to take loving care of their health. Traditional chefs specialising in Rajasthani, Kashmiri, Frontier and Continenetal cuisines, prepare exotic dishes with a rare ingredient - affection.

Conferency Facilities : Typically Rajput audience hall crowned by crystal chandeliers and family portraits is the perfet setting for your conferences, meetings, dinners and Kitty Parties. It boasts of state - of - the - art communication features to stand surety for the success of every meeting held there.

Other Facilities : Rejuvenate yourself in well - equipped Health Club that includes gymnasium, jacuzzi, steam and sauna bath or you can swim your cares away in the indoor swimming pool. Traditional Kerala Ayurvedic Masseurs are at your service.

Kids too have a kingdom of their own with indoor games, library and a T.V. corner. Camel safari to the countryside is a magical experience for those with an adventurous spirit. A jeep safari to the nearby Morni Hills is another alluring option.

Places to see :

Chandigarh : Le - Corbusier's Indian masterpiece, where one can visit Rock Garden and the biggest Rose Garden in Asia.

Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore : 21 kms from The Fort, laid by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in the 17th century & re - constructed by the Maharajas of Patiala.

Kasauli : 60 kms from The Fort is the picturesque British hill station at a height of 6,000 ft. A wonderful add - on to the Kasauli trip can be a joyride on the 100 years old narrow gauge train from Kalka to Dharampur.

Mahendra Zoological Park : 18 kms from The Fort, you can see lion, deer and other animals in their natural habitat.