Searching for an interesting weekend getaway from Delhi? Fort Unchagaon, just 101 km from Delhi and an hour away from Garhmukteshwar, is just the right kind of place for you to get rid of the stress and tension of the daily city life. Around 3 hours drive away from the capital city, this fort offers you a chance to spend some relaxed moments with your loved ones. Presently, this splendid property is managed by Raja Surendra Pal Singh who inherited it in the year 1927, when he was just 10 years old. This fort was later transformed by him as a heritage hotel, which offers an amazing blend of impeccable hospitality services coupled with contemporary facilities. This property lies 40 km off the Delhi-Moradabad Highway, near Gurhmukteshwar.
How to Reach Unchagaon from Delhi
Garhmukteshwar is the nearest railhead to reach Unchagaon. From the railway station, there are taxis, cabs and local transportation available to reach Unchagaon from Garhmukteshwar.
There is proper road connectivity available from Delhi to reach Unchagaon. Thus, there are buses available that run on frequent basis. Additionally, visitors can also book cabs and private taxis for convinence if travelling in groups.
Attractions in Unchagaon
The property has a total of 23 luxurious rooms and suites, aesthetically designed to offer a comfortable stay to its guests. A mix of colonial and Indian décor, every guest room is well-laden with modern facilities and comforts. During your stay, you can indulge in a number of activities such as horse-riding, bullock cart riding, orchard and farm visit, attending cultural and folk performances, enjoying a leisure walk through the village haat, boat ride and more. The two dining venues-Armory and Garden Café, offer a wide range of sumptuous delicacies and drinks. There are other facilities as well including a swimming pool and a huge well-equipped conference hall.
Visit the Garhmukteshwar town, popular for housing a number of temples and a number of fairs, held all round the year. Do not miss visiting the Ganga temple, the Mukteshwar Mahadev temple and Nakka Kuan here, the 3 prime attractions. During the Ganga Fair, in the month of Kartik, on the full day, Garhmukteshwar is visited by lakhs of devotees, who wish to take a dip in the holy waters of the river Ganga. Another fair, organized during Dussehra is also quite popular.
Around 10 km away from Brij Ghat, there is a left diversion off the highway road, which is quite close to Unchagaon. There is a spot on the banks of river Ganga, where one can indulge in dolphin viewing. Treat your eyes to the surrounding beauty or simply take a walk here. Near this spot, there is an ancient temple as well, dedicated to goddess Avantika Devi