Dowlat Vilas Palace Sabarkantha


“Dowlat Villas Palace The Heritage”, Dowlat Villas Palace Himmatnagar is the private residence and Heritage Hotel of Maharaj Narendra Singhji of Idar, Son of Late Maharaj Shri Umeg Singhji of Idar and has been their residence for five generations.

The deity of the Idar Royal Family is Nageshwari Devi. Ilvadurg – now Idar gets its name after the First Demon King Ilvan, in the Dwarpara Yug.

The present dynasty hails from the Jodha Rathod clan of Marwar – Jodhpur established by the first ruler H.H.Maharaja Anandsinghji in 1731 AD. Idar state was a 1st class state enjoying 15 Gun salutes.

Maharaj Man Singhji the second son of H.H.Maharaja Dowlat Singhji built the Dowlat Villas Palace in the 1920’s. The palace was built in the British colonial and Rajput architecture.

The palace has 36 bedrooms, Banquet Halls, Dining rooms, Conference Hall, Convention Center, and Sprawling Lawns ideal for marriage and Corporate Functions. At present 4 bedrooms are functional and the rest should be done shortly.

The palace also has an acre of Mango orchard with “Idar-Ratan” Mango variety specially made for H.H.Maharaja Himmat Singhji. With passion for cars Maharaj Narendra Singhji has a vintage and classic cars Museum which houses cars, carriages, motorboats.

Dowlat Villas Palace The Heritage Hotel Himmatnagar is located 90 km enroute from Ahmedabad to Udaipur on NH – 8 District Sabarkantha. The property is managed by Maharaj Saheb’s son Karni Singhji of Idar.

Visiting Hours

All day open


Dowlat Villas Palace The Heritage, Dowlat Villas Palace, Himmatnagar 383001

dowlat vilas palace

How to get there

  • By Road By Road 115 km from Ahmedabad. Idar is well connected by state transport buses.

  • By Train By Train Connected with Ahmedabad and Khed Brahma by limited numbers of trains.

  • By Air By Air SVP Ahmedabad 106 km is the nearest airport.


Registered Tour Operators

Tour Operator

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City Himatnagar
Pincode 383001
Tour Operator

Shree Harishree Travels

City Himmatnagar
Pincode 383001
Mobile 9426004468
Tour Operator

Shree Sahjanand Travels

Pincode 382870
Mobile 9825348619

Registered Tourist Guides

Tourist Guide

Ishvar Bhai

Mobile 9408405618
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Jaiveer Singh

Mobile 9521174123
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Vikramaditya Chouhan

Mobile 9725828879