Udaipur Tourism

4.5 / 5 Heritage, Honeymoon

Ideal Duration : 2-3 days Best Time : October to March
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"The city of Lakes" Udaipur Tourism Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is the crown jewel of the state of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by the beautiful Aravalli Hills in all directions, making this city as lovely as it is. This 'Venice of the East' has an abundance of natural beauty, mesmerising temples and breathtaking architecture which makes it a must-visit destination in India.  A boat ride through the serene waters ofLake Picholawill be enough to prove to you why Udaipur is the pride of Rajasthan. Located in a valley and surrounded by four lakes, Udaipur has natural offerings with a grandeur multiplied by human effort, to make it one of the most enchanting and memorable tourist destinations. It justifies all names ever offered to its charm from 'Jewel of Mewar' to 'Venice of the East'. And though the entire city's architecture is flattering, the Lake Palace hotel is something that offers the city a visual definition. The reveredNathdwaratemple is about 60 km from Udaipur. Download Udaipur PDF Guide > What's Great? One of the most romantic cities in the world. Beautiful forts, palaces and temples. Home to one of the best hotels and resorts in the world. Well connected by air, road and rail. What's not so Great? Can be crowded during peak seasons and you might not get good mobile network everywhere. For Whom Perfect for couples who want to get away from the hustle bustle of cities and spend some quality time together. One of the best wedding destinations in the world. It's also good for hippies, backpackers and nature lovers.

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The City Of Lakes Known as the 'City of Lakes', Udaipur captures the essence of nature in its most vivid form. The lakes along with the palaces and forts together make a perfect combination of all travellers. With more than 10 lakes in the city, all connected to each other, Lake Pichola remains the number one attraction, closely followed by Udai Sagar Lake. In the proximity of Lake Pichola, lies the infamous Bagore Haveli which wows the tourists with its impeccable glass work. On the banks of the lake lies the architectural wonder, the City Palace of Udaipur.

Itinerary Day 1:Reach Udaipur by morning, freshen up and you can start the tour with Pichola lake while covering Bagore Haveli and Palace of Udaipur together as they lie in the same vicinity. This can be followed by an interesting vintage lunch at Garden hotel. The evening can be spent shopping in the local markets where you get handicrafts and traditional wear. Day 2:Visit Shilpgram which the hub of handicrafts and you can even buy some as souvenirs. Visit Udaivillas, if possible as it has hosted a lot of movie shoots for its grand and luxurious ambience. Go to Doodh Talai in the evening for its beautiful sunset, followed by dinner at the roof top restaurant Ivy View which makes a perfect end to the day. Day 3:You can do a small excursion and visit Eklingji temple, which is around 22 km from the main city. Or you can visit Haldighati, which is around 40 km from the main city of Udaipur. Alternatively, you can spend your day in Udaipur itself and enjoy some relaxing time having good food and drinks in the city itself while enjoying the lake view from any of the cafes out there.

Oct-Maris the best time to visit Udaipur October to March offer the best period to visit Udaipur, though the area is pleasant around the calendar. Monsoon (July to September) make the city more humid than the rest of the year but perhaps also more lush green, enhancing the area's natural gifts. Hence monsoon is also a good time to visit Udaipur, especially because all surrounding cities except for Mount Abu are relatively hotter than Udaipur. Summers should be avoided, but travellers can still visit Udaipur as it's not as hot as compared to other parts of Rajasthan and West India. Weather in Udaipur Loading... Udaipur in Monsoon (July-September) The monsoon arrives in the city in the month of July and stays till late September. As the weather becomes soothing, the boat rides and roof top dinings with beautiful views come in demand leaving the travellers with enjoyable experiences. The temperature varies from 25-15 degree celsius, but it's advisable to carry jackets as it tends to get chilly during the night. Udaipur in Winter (October-March) Winter is a good time to visit Udaipur as the temperature goes down to roughly 8-9 degree celsius. There are a lot of traditional shows and festivals organised around this time which also makes it a good time to visit. Udaipur in Summer (April-June) Summer in Udaipur is on the hotter side and should be avoided. The temperature goes up to 35-40 degree celsius during day time whereas nights are colder with around 25-30 degree celsius. Monthly Weather in Udaipur Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 9 26 February 12 30 March 16 35 April 23 39 May 27 41 June 28 38 July 25 32 August 24 30 September 24 33 October 20 32 November 12 31 December 11 29

Events in Udaipur Hariyali Amavasya Festival, Fateh Sagar Lake August-September A festival is organised during Amawasya at the Fateh Sagar Lake offering spectactular reflections of the surrounding hills in the water. The roller coasters, ferris wheels and unlimited food and sweet stalls offer a glimpse into Rajasthani culture like no other. Mewar Spring Festival 6th - 8th April The Mewar Spring Festival celebrated in Udaipur is the perfect depiction of Rajasthani Culture. A procession of beautifully attired Rajasthani women carry images of the Goddess Parvati to Lake Pichola. The spectacular ending to the festival is given by a fireworks display.

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