Udaipur, the city of lakes is located in the state of Rajasthan. Situated amidst the hills of Aravallis, Udaipur has always been an important tourist destination for the travelers from all parts of the world. It is because of the various havelis, museums, monuments, and temples, it has been recognized as one of the heritage and historic sites in India.
There are large number of temples, museums, lakes, havelis, monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, forts and palaces, which are worth visiting during your trip to this city of lakes. Some of the popular attractions, which you can see during your visit to Udaipur, are as follows:
- Jag Mandir
- Jagdish Mandir
- City Palace
- Lake Palce
- Fateh Prakash Palace
- City Palace Musuem
- Shilpgram Musuem
- Ahar Musuem
- Vintage Collection of Classic Car Museum
- Bagore-Ki Haveli
- Maharana Pratap Memorial
- Udaipur Solar Observatory
- Gulab Bagh and Zoo
- Dudh Talai
- Nehru Garden
- Neemach Mata Temple
- Our Lady of Fatima Cathedral
You can also stroll along the beautiful lakes of Udaipur and spend some memorable moments. Some of the serene and peaceful lakes, which are located in Udaipur, are Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Rajsamand Lake and others to name some of the major ones.
You can contact the tour operators and go for excursions from Udaipur. For excursions, you can visit Kumbhalgarh fort, Chittourgarh fort, Haldighati, Ranakpur, Sajjangarh and Ghanerao. This will give you a clear insight about the richness of the culture of the place.
Udaipur in Rajasthan celebrates various colorful and enjoyable fairs and Heritage Historic Sites. People wait for these Heritage Historic Sites for the whole year and are celebrated with great excitement and pomp. If you visit Udaipur during the time of the Heritage Historic Sites, then you can enjoy them as well and learn about their culture and lifestyle. Some of the popular Heritage Historic Sites and fair include Shilpgram Fair and Mewar Festival.
Udaipur is very well connected to other parts of the country. The travelers can land at the Debock Airport, which is located just about 24 kilometers from the center of the city. There are regular flights from Udaipur connecting cities like Aurangabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Jodhpur. Udaipur itself has a railway station. Regular buses ply linking Udaipur to other cities. For moving around in this city, you can take city buses, auto rickshaws, unmetered taxis, tongas and others.
Here, you will find numerous luxury hotels and budget hotels to serve the needs of the individual guests. Put up at the hotels that suit your affordability and taste and make your Udaipur trip a worthwhile one.