Known as the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur is also known as the ‘the City of Lakes’ for the various water bodies and lakes embedded in its picturesque city line embroidered on the scenic view of the Aravalli hills. While the lakes bring in serenity, the palaces bring in the majesty to this city filled with warm culture and spectacular hospitality. Due to this, Udaipur is not only popular as a tourist destination in India but is one of the most frequented tourism spots globally. Whether you are planning a solo trip, a trip with your friends, a romantic trip with your partner or planning your wedding here, Udaipur has you covered with its colorful ambience, respectful culture and delicious food.
With spectacular sunsets and earthiness, Udaipur has something to offer to everyone whether you are a connoisseur of art and crafts or you are indulged in rich heritage and historical settings or you are someone who would just like to walk around the city and dive into a food fest of your own. The city is filled with attractions to keep you busy and water your travel thirst.
Places to Visit
From lakes to jungle safaris to temples to forts, Udaipur has everything that you might think of when traveling to a lake city set in a desert land. You can visit the tranquil lakes in the city like Fateh Sagar Lake and Pichola lake, both them offer boat rides. There are quite a few temples in Udaipur, namely, Eklingji Temple, Jagdish temple, Srinathji Temple, Karni Mata and many more. Udaipur also has a stunning jungle safari and you would love to visit the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary along with the Kumbhalgarh fort. If you are a fan of shopping, then the city has many stalls and market places for collecting beautiful local handicrafts, textiles and souvenirs.
Fateh Sagar Lake
Must do in Udaipur
When in Udaipur, you must visit the iconic Udaipur Lake Palace, that is now converted into a luxury 5-star hotel and the Udaipur City palace on the bank of Pichola Lake for its massive courtyards and elaborate paintings. Don’t miss out on the sunset boat ride at the Pichola lake. Eklinji temple that is 22 kms away from Udaipur and one of the most popular spots for its religious and cultural significance. If you are a fan of trekking, then you can visit to Kumbhalgarh that is 82 kms away and one of the most popular places to be amongst the walking enthusiasts. The Kumbhalgarh fort is known for its wall that stands 36 kms long and is the longest in India while being the second longest in the world after The Great Wall of China. Kumbhalgarh also has a popular wildlife sanctuary. Apart from that, you must visit Bagore ki Haveli Museum that transports you to the rich historical background of Rajasthan with it’s cultural shows and sessions that comprises many local performing arts and artists.