Popularly known as the city of lakes, Udaipur in Rajasthan is one of the
most romantic cities of India. The marble palaces, surrounded by beautifully
gardens and lakes is the individuality of this white city. The Founded by
Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 A.D, the City of Dreams, Udaipur in surrounded
by hills and mountains and set on the edge of three lakes. Udaipur stands on
the banks of the lake Pichola. The lovely lakeside capital of Mewar is an
excellent tourist base for taking day trips to the beautiful countryside and
historical places. An industrial city, Udaipur produces minerals, chemicals,
and textiles. The city is also the outlet for the products of the
surrounding agricultural region, including sorghum, sugarcane, and maize.
When to Travel
Throughout the year. Best season from October to March.
How to Reach There
The remarkable past of Udaipur featuring episodes of heroism and grandeur,
continues to enthrall visitors from all over the world. Udaipur is linked to
all the major cities of India through the Railways, Roadways or Airways.
Indian Airlines connects Udaipur to Bombay, Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur,
Aurangabad. Railways connects Udaipur to Ahmedabad, Chittorgarh, Bombay via
Ahmedabad, Delhi and Jaipur. By roadways Udaipur is connect to Ahmedabad,
Bombay, Delhi, Jaipur, Chittorgarh and Mount Abu. Regular bus services
connect Udaipur to Ahmedabad, Chitorgarh, Eklingji, Falna, Jaisamad,
Kankroli, Mt. Abu, Nathdwara, Ranakpur & Rishabhdeoji.
Where to Stay
Udaipur offers an array of heraitage, luxury, delux and budget hotels for
its tourist from all over the world. Some of the hotels are : The Heritage
hotels - Fateh Prakash Palace, Shiv Niwas Palace, Hotel Shikarbadi. Luxury
Hotels - Lake Palace, Udaivilas. Deluxe Hotels - Paras Mahal, India
International, Lake Pichola Hotel. Budget Hotels - Ashish Palace, Caravan
Serai, Oriental Palace Resorts, Hotel Udai Kothi, and lots more.
Udaipur - The city of Lakes is a lovely land around the cerulean water
lake, enveloped in by the lush hills of the Aravalli. Udaipur is a
harmonious blend of sights, sounds and experiences. The inspiring
imagination of the white city has always attracted tourists from all over
the world with an eye soothing views.
Some of the Tourist Attraction are
The majestic City Palace in white is well built on a hill. The main
entrance of the palace is a triple arched gate named the Tripolia, built in
1725. The Suraj Gokhada also known as the Balcony of the Sun, is another
outstanding monument, where Suryavanshi Maharanas of Mewar used to presented
themselves to the people if required to restore their confidence within the
people. The 'Chini Chitrashala' with its blue and white ceramic work is
noteworthy . The Mor Chowk known for its exquisite peacock
mosaics in glass is another attractions of the palace.
Fateh Sagar :
This was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. The elegant lake is watched on
three sides by hills and the Pratap Memorial on the north. One can enjoy
boat rides on the rippling waters of this beatiful lake.
Pichhola Lake :
The scenic is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and
embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas Palace on the lake
are of magnificence excellence.