Udaipur One of the top destination in India
Royal Capital of a divine dynasty or languid lake city , Udaipur, was founded in 1567 by Maharana Udai Singh, a descendant of the legendary Sisodias of Mewar.
Dotted with marble palaces, hibiscus – laden gardens and fountain pavilions, Udaipur appeals to the imagination of poets and painters, travellers and writers like no other city in the country. The city’s inherent romance and beauty and its remarkable past redolent with episodes of heroism and splendour, continue to enthral the visitor even today. Udaipur, the City of Dawn, looms up like a vision in white. Surrounded by hills and mountains and set on the edge of three lakes which lead on to a fertile plain – it is a truly enchanting city. Narrow streets lined with vividly coloured stalls, gardens, temples and palaces mirrored in the placid blue waters of lake Pichhola, add to the magic of Udaipur. It can be reached from any part of India through airlines, railways and by road.
Udaipur has emerged as most popular tourist destination in India. The lakes, havelis, palaces its art and culture attracts domestic and foreign tourists. Udaipur has become a favorite destination for Royal Weddings. Many celebrities, businessman and elite personality choose Udaipur for their Marriage parties and ceremonies.
The most fabulous places in Udaipur to visit covers:-
- City Palace
- Fateh Sagar
- Dudh Talai
- Karni Mata Temple (Ropeway)
- Gulab Bagh & Zoo
- Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace)
- Saheliyon Ki Badi
- Jagdish Temple
- Ahar Museum
- Sukhadia Circle
Lakes of Udaipur :-
There are six lakes in Udaipur and among them the two big lakes are Fateh Sagar and Pichhola. The lakes of Udaipur are :-
- Fateh Sagar
- Rang Sagar
- Swaroop Sagar
- Dudh Talai
- Udai Sagar
How To Reach :-
By Air :- The Maharana Pratap Airport or Dabok Airport of Udaipur regularly receives direct flights from major cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Mumbai. The airport is located at a distance of 20 kms from the city. Later or sooner it would get upgraded into an international airport.
By Train :- Udaipur is served by direct rail links with Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Chittor with the railway station been just 4 kilometers away from the centre of the city. The broad gauge network connects it directly to the various cities of India like Chittorgarh, Ajmer, Jaipur, Delhi, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Khajuraho and Mumbai. A meter gauge network is available for Ahmedabad. Famous luxury trains, The Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Maharaja Express and The Indian Maharaja has regular scheduled stops at Udaipur. Udaipur also has another small station Rana Pratap Nagar. Usually all trains has a two minute stoppage which pass through this station.
By Bus :- The National Highway 8 links Udaipur to Delhi as well as Mumbai. There are numerous bus playing on this route, that can also connect other regional centres like Agra, Ahmedabad and few other cities of Rajasthan.