Rajasthan Travel Guide


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Located 403 kilometres southwest of the Jaipur, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful destinations in Rajasthan. Known as the city of lakes, Udaipur City is located on the bank of Lake Pichola and is home to a number of lakes. Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh and was the capital of Mewar Kingdom. Udaipur offers number os tourist destination which comprises of palaces, forts, lakes, museums , gardens and more. It is one of the most romantic city in Rajasthan and has a number of luxurious accommodation facilities. Undoubtedly Udaipur attracts tourists from all around the world and is easily accessible via Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.

What to Do in Udaipur

There are a number of things to do and sightseeing in Udaipur. Being a historical place, Udaipur is dotted with numerous historical buildings like Forts and Palaces. The best way to explore Udaipur and learn about its history is to plan a visit to the number of historical buildings in the city.

Apart from monuments there are a number of lakes on which you will find small island and palaces built upon them which now have been converted into luxury heritage hotels. Some famous island palaces are Jagmandir Palace, Taj Hotels at Lake Pichola and others.

Tourist can indulge in boating in the lake also can visit Monsoon Palace located on the hill. Monsoon Palace is also a great location to enjoy a romantic sunset. Some of famous tourist places in Udaipur are Bagore Ki Haveli, City Palace Udaipur, Udaipur Lake Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Maharana Pratap Memorial and others.

Best Time to Visit Udaipur

Tourists can visit Udaipur throughout the year but the most pleasant time to pay a visit is from mid of September to the end of March. Even in the coldest month of the year, January the days are bright, sunny and warm with maximum temperature around 28.3 °C making it more pleasant to enjoy the scenic beauty of Udaipur.

Weather of Udaipur

Udaipur is located in the southern region of Rajasthan and is close to Gujarat. It has an average elevation of 598.00 m . The climate of Udaipur is a tropical one. Being located in the desert lands of Rajasthan, the summer season is tolerably hot, with the average temperature hovering around 38.3° C (max) to 28.8° C (min) while quite pleasant in winters. The summer season runs from Mid-March to June while Monsoons arrive in the month of July. Udaipur weather experiences scanty rainfall during the monsoon season, somewhere around 62 cm, approximately. The winter season prevails from the month of October till the month of March. Humidity, which prevails during monsoons, diminishes at the arrival of winters, making it the best season to visit Udaipur.

How to Reach Udaipur

Udaipur is well connected to all the major cities of Rajasthan and India by road, rail and airways.

By Air : Dabok Airport also called as Maharana Pratap Airport is located in the city and is a domestic airport which connects Udaipur to Jaipur, Mumbai, and Delhi.
By Rail : Udaipur City railway station and Rana Pratap Nagar railway station are the two station serving Udaipur city. These railway stations in Udaipur connect it with all major cities in Rajasthan and also to rest of India like Jaipur, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Agra and more.
By Road : Udaipur is well connected via road to other cities of India.

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City Palace, Udaipur

City Palace, Udaipur

City Palace by Amit Rawat

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Prof. M.V.Srinivasa Gowda Says

Taxi needed for 5 adults from Abu road railway stn to Udaipur via important tourist spots in Mount Abu, from around 12.00 noon onwards