Ram Kund situated in Rajasthan’s Banswara is flanked by hills in a barren and isolated area where a nature-made water pond inside a cave will leave you in awe of its beauty.
Ram Kund is situated 25 km from the main city of Banswara. The cave is located about 400 metres from the ground. Visitors need to reach the hill via a doable trek and then enter the cave. The temperature inside the cave is very low and the turquoise waters of the pond are naturally cold as ice.
As per the legends, Banswara in Rajasthan was blessed by the arrival of Ram, during his exile with wife Sita and brother Laxman.
While wandering the region, they reached a primitive cave in a mountain under which was flowing a pool of fresh water. In order to quench their thirst, the trio entered this cave and spent some time absorbing the quite vibes of this cave.
The temperature inside the cave is very low and the turquoise waters of the pond remain naturally cold as ice.
Another legend of this place is associated with Phati Khaan is that Tatya Tope, the general of the rebellious troops of 1857, who used this cave for secretly planning conspiracies against the British colonial government.
The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon seasons as the hills are lush green in color and the whole atmosphere is blissful.
Banswara is a picturesque town located about 150 km from Udaipur. It is also called as ‘the City of Hundred Islands’ as there are several small islands situated on Mahi River flowing through the district.