Udaipur City Guide

Udaipur is one of the most worth visiting cities of Rajasthan, India. The city of Udaipur still preserves its old charm in form of its historical monuments, stunning havelis, elegant palaces and terrific temples. These all depict the culture and history of Udaipur. While you will travel in Udaipur as part of tours to Rajasthan, India, you will observe that there is much more in Udaipur to offers you mesmerizing experience. Udaipur plays a major role in the boom of Rajasthan Tourism. In fact, Bharatpur tour is itself a major attraction of tourism in Rajasthan. One cannot imagine complete tours to Rajasthan, India, without have a travel in Udaipur.

Resting on the bank of lovely Pichola Lake, the city of dawn Udaipur, is popularly described as with many names such as Romantic City, Venice of the east, and City of Lakes. It is known as one of the most romantic cities of the world. Apart from breathtaking Pichola Lake you will also have opportunity to see some other beautiful lakes during your travel in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. During visit to Fateh Sagar Lake you will see two islands. One has a Solar Observatory and the other one has Nehru Garden. Pichola Lake also has two magnificent island palaces, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir. Here you will see elegant Lake Pichola.

Distances from Udaipur :
Delhi 664 Kms.
Agra 637 Kms.
Ajmer 288 Kms.
Alwar 568 Kms.
Bharatpur 601 Kms.
Jaipur 420 Kms.
Jaisalmer 574 Kms.
Jodhpur 269 Kms.
Mt. Abu 185 Kms.
Ranthambhore 441 Kms.

Some Major Attractions in Udaipur

Lake Palace : The Lake Palace (also known as Jag Niwas) is the major landmark of Udaipur. It is located in the middle of Pichola Jagdish Temple, Udaipur, Udaipur Travel PackagesLake. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1754, the wonderful island palace seems to be emerging out of the gleaming blue water on the lovely Pichola Lake. The combination of the Lake Palace and the Pichola Lake creates the romantic ambience especially during the time of Sunset.

City Palace : Another major land mark of Udaipur city is the imposing City Palace. It is considered as one of the largest royal complexes in Rajasthan, India. The palace complex is situated on peninsula of breathtaking Pichola Lake. The palace complex also houses 11 elegant palaces within the palace complex. The palace overlooks the exceptional vista of Pichola Lake. The palace also contains a museum that shows a rich collection of artifacts.

Jag Mandir : Besides Lake Palace or Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir is another beautiful island palace on breathtakingly beautiful Lake Pichola. This outstanding palace was built by Maharaja Karan Singh in the year of 1615 AD. During your visit to Jag Mandir, you will see a colossal statue of elephants and imposing cenotaphs which affix to its beauty.

Saheliyon-Ki- Bari : This beautiful garden was built in the 18 century. It was built as oasis for the royal ladies to spend their leisure time. A visit to Saheliyon-Ki-Bari provides you an opportunity to see beautiful lotus pool, enchanting fountains in the shape of birds, marble pavilions, flowerbeds, and the lush green lawns.

Apart from these attractions, Jagdish Temple, Fateh Sagar, Maharana Pratap Memorial, Rose Garden, Shilp Gram, Monsoon Palace, and Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum are also worth visiting attractions of Romantic City.

Altitude:  577 mtrs. Best Season: Oct - March Climate: Summer Mean Max. 38.3 'C Mean Min. 28.8 'C Winter Mean Max. 28.3 'C Mean Min. 11.6 'C Clothing: Summer light tropical or cotton Winter Woolen.

Excursions

Kankroli 64 km, Eklingli 21 km, Haldighati 42 km (RSTDC Rest House) Jaisamand Lake 50 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Jaisamand ), Nathdwara 42 kms ( RSTDC Hote Gokul ), Ranakpur 90 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Shilpi ), Rishabhdeo 65 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Gauri ).