Udaipur – A dream city in the middle of the lake


Udaipur is a city of lakes, traditions, culture and handicrafts. Udaipur is also known as the Venice of India. Many tourists every year visit this city from across the world to witness the beauty and culture its offers to its tourist. Udaipur is also home of the famous Picchhola Lake.

Udaipur is a city of lakes, traditions, culture and handicrafts. Udaipur is also known as the Venice of India. Many tourists every year visit this city from across the world to witness the beauty and culture its offers to its tourist. Udaipur is also home of the famous Picchhola Lake.

How to reach Udaipur


Reaching Udaipur is not very difficult, since it's connected well with all the metropolitan cities of India. You can reach this city either by air, bus or train. There are direct flights from almost all big cities, and there are trains running on daily basis from New Delhi and Jaipur. If you want to experience the luxury, then there are trains like Maharaja Express that takes you on a two weeks tour to Rajasthan. If you are travelling by normal trains and want to taste the local delicacies of the place, then try online food order in train. It is a good option for people travelling in trains that do not have a pantry car. There are luxurious buses as well that can be taken as an option, however, be ready for a long journey.

Udaipur

Hotels - stay in luxury and within your budget


There are numerous hotels in udaipur, from budget inns to luxurious palaces. If you are not ready to spend much on hotels, then there are options of budget hotels as well, where tariffs can start from Rs 300 and go up to Rs 3000. However, if you can afford, try to stay in Lake Palace hotel. It is a lifetime experience. Lake Palace is situated in the middle of Lake Picchhola, and there are rooms starting from Rs 15,000 a day. Since most of the foreign tourists plan to stay in this hotel, you can find excellent dining and wine options in this palace.

Apart from Lake Palace Hotel, there are other good hotels like The Jaiwana Haveli, which is situated on the eastern bank of Lake Picchhola.

Climate


Since Udaipur is part of the desert land of the State of Rajasthan, therefore be ready to experience harsh summers, when temperatures rise up to 45 degree Celsius. However, nights are still cooler than days due to desert effect. However, it is still recommended to plan your vacations during the winter time when you can enjoy the beauty of the city with pleasant weather.

Places to see in and around Udaipur


There are many monuments and palaces to be explored in the city of Udaipur. The ones that are not to be missed are Maharana Pratap Memorial and Bagore-Ki Haveli. These are some of the most popular monuments in Udaipur. If you don't plan to stay in the Lake Palace hotel, you can still visit it and experience the architectural mastery.

Other than the monuments, Udaipur celebrates all the festivals with splendour and passion. The most popular ones are the Mewar festival and Shilpgram fair, where you can find rare artefacts and other Khadi products. Believe it or not, you would not be able to stop yourself to their music.

There is so much to experience and share in the city of Udaipur, so you should be planning your vacation soon.


Comments

Guest Author: Shanmukam Kathirvel17 Jun 2016

Oberoi Udai Vilas and many world class hotels decorate Udaipur. For an average joe visiting the place, finding a decent adda is difficult. Is there affordable hotels in Udaipur?

Guest Author: Narendra Rao25 Jul 2016

This is an excellent read. Can you tell me is it affordable for middle class people to stay in any havelis in Udaipur?

Guest Author: Anidya Chaturvedi02 Nov 2016

For Udaipur full day trip, please read this:

http://meenakshihotel.com/udaipur-full-day-trip/



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