Visiting Rajasthan and explore its beautiful tourist attractions can be a wonderful experience for travelers. They love every moment of their travel in this amazing place because it offers a lot to its visitors. Udaipur is one such great place in Rajasthan ideal to experience the real taste of this state and experience its rich culture, heritage and art. Check out our Historical Rajasthan Tour to get the best glimpses of this historic city.
Renowned as the ‘City of Lakes’, travelers can explore the opulent royal residences at Udaipur. This destination has been an inspiration for many people for some memorable holidays in India. Whether you look for royalty, romance, nature or spirituality, this holiday hideaway can provide everything for you to make your holiday an unforgettable one. Check the Rajasthan Tour Packages of Colorful Indian Holidays– India Tour Operator to plan your heritage trips to the beautiful places in the state including Udaipur.
Udaipur -One of the most romantic places in India
Udaipur is a favorite destination for many honeymoon couples because of its romantic charm. Studded with eye-catching palaces and monuments, this city offers plenty of special experiences for the couples on their Udaipur honeymoon. A honeymoon in this marvelous destination is what you exactly need if you are looking for a romantic escape with your loved one or planning to get married anytime sooner.
By choosing this destination for your honeymoon, you can make it a regal affair. The majestic palaces, grand forts, well-maintained gardens, eye-catching architecture, pebbled streets and opulent resorts in Udaipur leave no stone unturned for drawing honeymoon couples.
Beautiful places to visit in Udaipur
Udaipur is blessed with so many majestic tourist attractions. Some of the must-visit places in this city include:
City Palace: A Palace complex with exquisite architecture
The City Palace is one the most alluring tourist attractions in the Udaipur city that fascinates travelers with its exquisite architecture. This palace complex belonging to the Mewar Royal family is a real reflection of the magnificence of Rajasthan. Check out our Rajasthan Forts And Palaces Tour to witness the architectural beauty of Udaipur.
It has so many features such as the vintage car museum, Maharani Palace, the crystal gallery, Daawat-i-Aam and the Daawat-i-Khas that leave each visitor to the palace awestruck. The views of the Lake Pichola and the city are also makes it a fascinating tourist spot in Udaipur. A part of this palace offers opulent accommodation to travelers gives them the chance to experience the royal taste. Once you visit this palace, you will realize that it is truly an identity of the marvelous city of Udaipur.
Monsoon Palace: A palace with serene environment
Monsoon Palace, also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace is a beautiful picnic spot in Udaipur that attracts travelers with its serene environment. Located on a hilltop, surrounded by beautiful lakes on all sides, it is a great place for people who wish to see the charming countryside of Udaipur. Since this palace was built in order to watch the monsoon clouds, it is known as Monsoon Palace. This palatial hilltop mansion offers grand views of the palaces and lakes. Gift yourself a natural beauty retreat of India with our Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour.
Lake Palace – The most romantic place in Rajasthan
Situated in the middle of the Lake Pichola, the Lake Palace in Udaipur is one of the most attractive and romantic places in Rajasthan. You can watch exquisite views of the alluring Aravalli Hills and the towering palaces from Lake Palace.
This beautiful structure spread across around four-acre island area was built by Maharana Jai Singh II in 1746. Besides, it is a wonderful place to experience the royal Rajasthani culture. There are a series of courtyards in this palace which are aligned with many terraces and columns. The well-maintained gardens and captivating fountains truly catch the attention of visitors.
Lake Pichola – Famous for picturesque surroundings
A boat ride through the beautiful Lake Pichola is an excellent activity that you can enjoy during your trip to the marvelous city of Udaipur. This magnificent man-made lake is also an identity of this city. Built in 1362, this enchanting lake is surrounded by many stunning architectural marvels.
The colorful lights give a majestic look to the lake during night. Jagniwas and Jagmandir are two popular islands of this 4-kilometers lake. The captivating Lake Palace is located at the Jagniwas Island and the well known Jag Mandir is nestled in the Jagmandir Island. Include Lake Pichola in your travel itinerary to Udaipur in order to enjoy its enigma.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum – A great folk-art museum
People to Udaipur do not forget to add the beautiful folk-art museum of Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum in their travel itinerary. Located in the Chetak Circle, this museum is a must-visit place especially if you are a history lover. It displays a wonderful collection of traditional things that gives an idea about the rich Rajasthani culture. Mewar region of the state is famous for its rich culture and art and this museum encourage their local arts and crafts.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum displays the best arts and crafts of Mewar including their rural dresses, folk musical instruments, traditional ornaments, paintings and folk deities. Our Royal Rajasthan Tour will be the best match to see the rich past history of this magnificent city.
Jagdish Temple – Renowned for Indo-Aryan style of architecture
Udaipur is not only blessed with charming palaces but also with many beautiful temples. Jagdish temple is a great tourist attraction in this city which fascinates travelers with its Indo-Aryan architectural style. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh, this renowned shrine is situated close to the Badi Pol entrance of the City Palace. Give yourself a architectural tour retreat with Golden Triangle Tour With Shekhawati.
Lord Vishnu in the form of Jagganath is the presiding deity of this temple. The temple has several sub-deities such as Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva, Goddess Shakthi and Sun God. Devotees usually visit this temple during sunrise and sunset in order to watch the Aarti.
Jag Mandir – A majestic royal palace
The monuments in Rajasthan are not only rich in heritage and culture but also quite attractive. Jag Mandir is one such marvelously constructed palace in Udaipur nestled amidst the gorgeous Lake Pichola. Also known as Lake Garden Palace, it has several mind-blowing structures in the palace complex.
A well manicured garden is one of the major attractions of Jag Mandir. The life-sized elephants made up of marble to guard the palace are a great feature of this architectural splendor. Pay a visit to the Darikhana restaurant in the palace complex to taste some authentic Rajasthani cuisine. Book Golden Triangle With Varanasi Tour to dig into this spiritual city of India.
Lake Fatehsagar – For enjoying boating
Lake Fatehsagar is certainly a great tourist attraction in Udaipur which located in the north side of Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola is connected to Lake Fatehsagar through a canal. Travelersy do not forget to enjoy a boat ride on Lake Fatehsagar during their visit to Udaipur. The most attractive feature of this lake is that its three sides are overlooking the mountains. The beautiful garden, Nehru Park is located in the middle of this lake. Plan a boat ride through this lake in order to enjoy the picturesque beauty of Udaipur.
Saheliyon Ki Bari – The most beautiful garden in Udaipur
Renowned for lush green lawns, enchanting fountains and stunning marble arts, Saheliyon Ki Bari is among the most beautiful gardens in Udaipur. Also known as the “garden of Maids”, this scenic picnic spot embellished with so many fountains is located on the lovely banks of Lake Fatehsagar.
Maharana Sangram Singh built this garden in the 18th century as a relaxing area for the royal women. Maharana Bhopal Singh constructed a pavilion of rain fountains in this garden later. People who visit Udaipur do not forget to visit this elegant garden.
Bagore Ki Haveli- Best place to experience the lifestyle of Mewar royal family
Located in the vicinity of Lake Pichola at the Gangori Ghat, Bagore Ki Haveli is a magnificent architecture that boasts several glass work and delicate carvings. This ancient structure was built by Amir Chand Badwa, who was the Chief Minister at the Mewar Royal Court.
In addition to its stunning architectural style, there is a museum in its complex to draw travelers. You can see several exclusive things of royals of Mewar in this museum such as paintings, jewelry boxes, pan boxes, nut crackers, copper vessels and dice games. Visitors can watch dance and music shows in the evening at this place.
Things To Do In Udaipur
Whether you look for some beautiful family holidays or a memorable honeymoon, Udaipur is a great choice for you. Enriched with lavish palaces, fabulous monuments, stunning romantic places, vibrant markets and traditional culture, this city offers many interesting things to do for its visitors. It is an ideal place to experience the rich culture and royal life of Rajasthan. Here are a few things that you can do during your trip to Udaipur. Explore our Rajasthan Travel Guide to see the historic state in a royal way.
Boating at Fateh Sagar Lake
One of the most interesting things that travelers love to enjoy in Udaipur is a boating ride at the lovely Fateh Sagar Lake. Many honeymoon couples find it as an excellent way to enhance their relationship with a little romance. You will also love the idea of sitting by the lake and enjoy the marvelous views of it on a beautiful moonlit night.
Stroll Around the Gulab Bagh
Spread across more than 100 acres of lush green area, enjoying a stroll with your family or loved one through the Gulab Bagh can be a refreshing experience. This beautiful garden is dotted with several fruit trees like pomegranate, mango, lemon, guava, mulberry, boar and bananas. In addition, this garden features a zoo with varieties of fauna such as black leopards, zebras, rhinos and ostriches. A Lotus Pond is another attraction of the Gulab Bagh.
Watch the Flora & Fauna around Jaisamand Lake
Jaisamand Lake, also known as the Dhebar Lake is an amazing place in Udaipur to visit. This lake is the second largest artificial lake in the country which is located almost 45 kilometers away from the Udaipur city center. The renowned Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary with several exotic animals is on the banks of this lake. Jaisamand Lake is a wonderful place to relax and refresh. Check out our Rajasthan Wildlife Tour will perfectly satisfy your lust for wildlife in Rajasthan.
Taste the traditional cuisine of Udaipur
The culture and tradition of Udaipur can be seen in its delicious cuisine. Most of the dishes in this destination comprises mainly vegetarian because of the influence of Vaishnavism and Jainism. Lots of dishes are served here but most of them are made from dals, lentils, vegetables and yogurt. The Dal-Baati-Churma is a must-taste dish during your Udaipur holidays. There are many restaurants in this city that offers traditional Rajasthani dishes. Udaipur also offers several fantastic street food options for its visitors.
Shopping in Udaipur
If you are a shopping enthusiast, then the streets of Udaipur can be a paradise for you. You can find almost everything in these vibrant streets such as traditional crafts, authentic artifacts and vintage wares at affordable prices. The shops around the City Palace and Jagish Mandir are wonderful places to buy some souvenirs.
Fairs and festival of Udaipur
The Royal state of Rajasthan is famous for its vibrant fairs and colorful festivals. The city of Udaipur is not an exception to this. The Mewar Festival and the Shilpgram Fair are the two important events associated with this city. Both the events are amazing time to experience the vitality of the people of Udaipur.
This festival is celebrated to welcome the arrival of spring season. Celebrated in the month of March or April, this colorful festival is meant for women in the region. They wear the finest dress to participate the celebrations during the festival. Glittering show of fireworks is a part of the Mewar festival. Since the locals engage in different songs, dances and other cultural events, this festival is a wonderful opportunity for the travelers to experience the rich culture of Rajasthan. Give yourself a spiritual taste with our Golden Triangle With Khajuraho And Varanasi Tour along with Udaipur tour.
Shilpgram Crafts Fair
This crafts fair is usually conducted either in the month of November or December. The annual Shilpgram Mela is organized mainly to promote the arts and crafts of the state. You can buy many interesting items at this fair such as hand-woven clothes, handicrafts, mirror works, embroideries and camel leather items.
Winter is the best time to visit the charming city of Udaipur. Being a well-connected city via road, rail and air, it is easy for travelers to reach this tourist destination. Maharana Pratap Airport at Dabok is the nearest airport to reach Udaipur which is at a distance of around 22 kilometers. One can easily reach Udaipur by train as this city has its own railway station. You can also reach this destination by taking the private or state-run buses. Taxis and private cabs are the best way to get around this royal city.
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