Udaipur is a beautiful city in the Mewar region of the western state of India, Rajasthan. The city is a popular holiday destination for tourist who loves the architectural beauty surrounded by a beautiful landscape. The city is surrounded by Aravali and has several water bodies making it a perfect destination to spend romantic evenings with loved ones. There are so many exciting places to visit in Udaipur for nature lovers and adventure seekers who can plan safe and adventurous trekking trips to the small hilltops nearby.
Geographical Description: Udaipur is located 660 km away to the south from Capital Of India, Delhi, and 395 km away west to Jaipur and is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan. The city is close to Gujrat borders and greet a large number of tourists coming from Gujarat every weekend. The city enjoys the boundaries of Aravali ranges and the soothing and tranquillity of artificial lake built by Maharaja Uday Singh in the year 1558.
Weather: The city experience the semiarid climate and is hot and sunny in summer and mildly cold in winter. The summers(March-June) are hot and dry and winter(October -March) are mild cold, Monsoon(July-September) has moderate rainfall portended with dust and thunderstorm
City Palace is one of the most famous places to visit in Udaipur Rajasthan. The royal house is located on the east banks of Lake Pichola is evidence of the glorious history if Udaipur. The palace is now a museum to the intrigued mind who wants to. Explore the lifestyle and culture of the royal era. The Palace exhibits, antique utensils, clothes, furniture, painting saying the story on its own. The Udaipur city palace also has a series of courtyards, terraces, corridors, and gardens inside the palace exhibiting the marvelous architectural understanding of ancient times. Enjoy the boat ride, light and sound show, and even vintage car collection during your visit.
Timings: 9.30 A.M.- 5.30 P.M(All days of the week)
Duration:- 3 Hour
Distance from City Centre:- 0 Km
Entry Fees for City Palace:-
Adults:- INR 30 for City Palace entry fee and INR 250 for City Palace Museum
Children:- INR 15 for City Palace entry fee and INR 110 for City Palace Museum
INR 200 for Camera and INR 500 for Video Camera
Best Time to Visit City Palace:- If you want to avoid the heat and Crowds, then the Evening and Morning are best. Winter Season from October to March is the perfect time to explore City Palace as the weather is quite pleasant at that time.
How to reach City Palace:- City Palace is one of the Popular destinations in Udaipur. Many accommodations, like Auto, Bus, taxis, and tongas, are ply to the City Palace complex from various parts of the City. INR 400/- per Person are charged for the Ferry ride from City Palace to Jagmandir.
Things to do at City Palace:-
Enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Pichola from City Palace.
Go and Watch City Palace Museum.
Take a whole tour of City Palace and do some Photography.
The white marble lavish palace is situated on the island in Lake Pichola. The palace private property of Taj hotels and is forbidden for tourists to enter inside the property. The palace is a hot wedding destination venue and has.lot.of tourists from abroad enjoying their luxurious stay. The local tourist can rent a boat for Rs 400 per person or Rs 700 per person during sunset and.enjoy the hovering ride to the palace. If you have only a few days in Udaipur then this place is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur in 2 days. Udaipur Lake Palace is also one of the best lake Viewing Hotels in Udaipur.
Timings: 9.00 A.M.- 6.00 P.M(7 days of the week)
Duration:- 2-3 Hours
Distance from City Centre:- 1 KM
Entry Fees for City Palace:- No entry fees.
Boat Ride Fee:-
Adults:- INR 400 for the day and INR 700 for the evening boat ride
Children:- INR 200 for the day and INR 400 for the evening boat ride
The best time to Visit Udaipur Lake Palace:- The best month to visit the lake is from July to October when the moment is quite lovely to enjoy some moments at Taj Lake Palace.
How to reach Udaipur Lake Palace:- Udaipur is well connected with transport. You can take any means of transportation to reach Udaipur City. Following are the ways from which you can reach Udaipur Lake Palace:-
Airport:- Taj Lake Palace is located almost 26 Km away from Udaipur airport. You can take local transport from Maharana Pratap airport like- Buses, Private Taxis, or Cab service to reach out to the Taj Lake Palace. It almost takes 40 minutes to reach the Palace.
Railway Station:- Taj Lake Palace is located 4 Km away from the Udaipur Railway station. You Can Take local transport to reach Udaipur Lake Palace.
Bus Stand:- Taj Lake Palace is almost 1 Km away from the Udaipur City Centre. You can take the bus, auto-rickshaw, or Taxi to reach the Taj Lake Palace.
Things to do at Taj Lake Palace:-
Stroll around to explore and learn about the traditional reminiscence of Prince and Princess associated with the PalacePalace.
Take advantage of Traditional Spa Therapies at Jiva Spa while boating in the Lake Pichola.
Attend Yoga Session available at the Taj City Palace.
Attend astrology sessions and Cultural Shows at Palace Conducted by the tourist Guides to offer you some local experience.
Being one of the best places to visit in Udaipur at night, Monsoon Palace and Sajjangarh Palace is a white marble palace on the hilltop to have a panoramic view of the city. The palace was summer resort to the king who spends his summer tracking the monsoon. The charges to enter this place is Rs 80.
Timings: 9.00 A.M.- 6.00 P.M(7 days of the week)
Duration:- 3-4 Hours
Distance from the City Centre:- 6 Km
Entry Fee for Monsoon Palace:- INR 10 for an Indian and INR 80 for Foreigner.
Best Time to Visit Monsoon Palace:- The best time to Visit Sajjangarh Palace is during Monsoon and Winter Season. It would be better if you either in the morning or evening time so that you would be able to take some great photos. At Noon, the weather is very, very hot, even in December.
How to reach Monsoon Palace:- From the City, you can take minivans, auto-rickshaws, taxis or cabs which will choose you to the Monsoon Palace.
Things to do at Monsoon Palace:-
Visit the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
Explore the hills that lie below the PalacePalace, as they are essential on the historical basis.
The Hindi name for the Garden Of Maidens was a gift from father to the princess who was accompanied by her 48 maidens at the time of marriage. The garden has beautiful sculptures, fountains aesthetic lotus pool and kiosk. The entry fee to the garden is Rs 10 only. So if you have only one day then Saheliyon Ki Bari is among the splendid places to visit in Udaipur in one day.
Timings: 9.00 A.M.- 7.00 P.M(7 days of the week)
Duration:- 1-2 Hours
Distance from the City Centre:- 4 Km
Entry Fees:- INR 10 for Indians and INR 50 for Foreigners.
Best Time to Visit Saheliyon ki Bari:- The best time to Visit Saheliyon ki Bari is from September to March, i.e., in the Cool Months. If you want to enjoy the Udaipur City fully, then the holiday season from September to March is the best to visit. Shilpgram Crafts Mela is one of the most significant events which attracts tourist from all around the globe.