Udaipur

Udaipur

The Place:

Udaipur is one of the most popular tourist spot in the state of Rajasthan, India known for its history, culture, scenic locations and the Rajput-era palaces. Udaipur is 650 km from the Indian capital New Delhi, Udaipur serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar.

The History:
Udaipur was founded in 1553, it was the capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Empire. It became the princely state of British India in 1818, next in 1947 post-independence, the Maharaja of Udaipur granted the place to the Government of India.

The List:
Udaipur is filled some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country where history mix with nature and provides this spectacular treat to its visitors.

  • Lake pichhola – Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake and provides a magnificent view of the city palace. It is situated roughly 4 km from the Udaipur Station
  • City Palace – The magnifying palace is situated on the east bank of Lake Pichhola, it is a massive series of palaces built in a large time frame starting from 1553. The palace has a museum with many antique articles, paintings, decorative furniture and utensils from the royal kingdom. The palace is 3 km from Udaipur.
  • Bagore Ki Haveli – Bagore-ki-Haveli is a haveli in the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Amir Chand Badwa.
  • Jagdish Temple – Jagdish temple was built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan).
  • Sajjan Garh Monsoon Palace – The Monsoon Palace, also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, is a hilltop palace in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake. It is
  • Taj Lake Palace – It was built in 1746 as the pleasure palace of Maharana Jagat Singh II

Taj Lake Palace is one of the most recognizable residences in the world

 

The Essentials:

Road: Udaipur is well connected by road to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Indore etc.

Rail: Udaipur is connected to almost all the major cities in the country – Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Surat etc.

Air: Udaipur is well connected with all metro cities in India – Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai etc.

Intercity: To roam around in Udaipur one can use local taxis, buses or contact private travel operators which are available in abundance at competitive prices

Food: North Indian, south Indian dishes are easily available at moderate cost in the city. Due to heavy influx of foreign tourist, various kind of food is available in the city.

Climate: The climate of Udaipur is usually hot. The summer season runs starts from March to June with temperature ranging from 23 °C (73 °F) to 44 °C (111 °F). Monsoon adds beauty to the place making it look more beautiful.

Stay: A wide variety of hotels are available ranging from budget hotels to high end luxury ones. Rajasthan tourism affiliated hotels are preferable.

The Experience: In Udaipur one can enjoy the beautiful palaces and monuments which highlights the rich heritage of the past. It is one of the most popular tourist destination in the country and very famous among foreign tourist as well.

 

 

 

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