Dhariyawad Fort was founded in the middle of 16th century by Royal prince Sahasmal (the second son of Maharana Pratap, the legendry hero of Mewar, Udaipur). Situated on the confluences of the Jakham and the Karmoi rivers, Dhariyawad is located in the south of Rajasthan and is surrounded by thick subtropical forests of the Aravali Hills. Bhils and other tribal people inhabit this area.
This region is unspoilt by modern civilisation, and the best of cultural heritage can be experienced here. the fort of Dhariyawad has now been converted into an exclusive heritage hotel maintaining the decor, and the traditional splendour of the fort.