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Marvelous Udaipur with Chittorgarh & Kumbhalgarh

4N / 5D
4N 
Udaipur
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Rajasthan

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Rajasthan

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Rajasthan

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Rajasthan

  • Couples
  • Honeymoon
  • Romantic
TourImage
Included in this package
Hotel
Meals
Activities
Transfers
  • Overview
  • Tour Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Inclusions
  • Policies
  • Tour Destinations

Tour Description

If you haven't been to Udaipur then definitely you're missing out some of the most beautiful Indian sights. Full of the finest heritage hotels and prolonged vestiges that have been mesmerizing tourists since decades, Udaipur is Rajasthan at its most peaceful and benevolent. So, if you're planning a memorable trip then take this Udaipur with Chittorgarh & Kumbhalgarh tour package. In just five days, it will take you to all the famed attraction of Udaipur palaces to iconic forts of Kumbhalgarh & Chittorgarh and do all possible activities. You will take a boat ride on Lake Pichola to Jag Mandir, splendidly lit up at night. And when you’re done meandering through the Old City’s serpentine lanes, you will be visiting all the attractions of place.

Tour Highlights

Udaipur & Around
 

  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola (Direct pay)
  • Sahelion-ki-bari
  • City Palace
  • Jagdish Temple
  • local Market
Chittorgarh
 
  • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Rani Padmini's Palace
  • Vijay Stambh
  • Kirti Stambh
Kumbhalgarh
 
  • Badal Mahal
  • Kumbhalgarh Fort
  • Wildlife Sanctuary

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Udaipur Arrival

Welcome in Udaipur!
On arrival check-in to the hotel. Udaipur is a beautiful city of Rajasthan. Udaipur, the City of Lakes is well-known as the historic capital of the Mewar Kingdom. The place takes every visitor through the Rajput era. In the evening enjoy a boat ride at Pichola Lake ( at your own) which is the star attraction of Udaipur. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Dinner

Day 2 

Udaipur Local Sightseeing

Breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour. Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. The places of interest include City Palace which has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, Zenana Mahal, Fateh Prakash, Durbar Hall and Shambhu Niwas. Also visit Jagdish temple, Sahelion-ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends). Evening visit local market, overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 

Udaipur to Chittorgarh

After breakfast full day Chittorgarh visit. Chittorgarh resonates with stories of Rajputana bravery, pride and passion. The bards of Rajasthan sing tales of courage and sacrifice recounting stories that are known to every child and adult in the city. Chittorgarh is named after its most imposing structure, the Chittorgarh Fort which stands atop a 180 metre high hill and is spread across 700 acres. Visit Rani Padmini's Palace. This palace plays an important role in Rajput history. The structure is built on the banks of a lotus pool and has a pavilion that provides privacy for the women of the royal family. Ala-ud-din Khilji, then Sultan of Delhi, spotted Queen Padmini’s reflection in the pool and was so besotted by her beauty that he led his forces in battle to abduct her. Also visit Vijay Stambh, nine-storey tower decorated with detailed sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses and Kirti Stambh, is dedicated to Adinathji, the 1st Jain Tirthankara (great teacher). Adorned by the figures of the Digambars (Jain monks), this seven-storied tower was built by a wealthy Jain merchant in 12th century AD.
Evening back to Udaipur, overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 

Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh

After breakfast full day Kumbhalgarh visit to see its iconic fort, You will also visit Badal Mahal Palace and Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Kumbhalgarh is the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region. The inaccessibility and hostility of the topography lends a semblance of invincibility to the fort.  There is a magnificent array of temples built by the Mauryas of which the most picturesque place is the Badal Mahal or the palace of the clouds. The fort also offers a superb bird’s eye view of the surroundings. The fort's massive wall stretches some 36 kms with a width enough to take eight horses abreast.
Evening back to Udaipur, overnight stay in Udaipur.

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 

Departure from Udaipur

After breakfast proceed to Udaipur airport / railway station for your onward journey. 

Meal Included

Breakfast

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Image

Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa

Udaipur

NO OF NIGHTS

4 Nights

ROOM TYPE

Superior Room

Inclusions

  • 4 Nights stay in Udaipur
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner at the Hotel
  • Transportation as per the itinerary inclusive of Driver Bata, Night Halt, and Parking & Toll Charges
  • All Tours & Transfers by Dedicated Exclusive Vehicle

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Entrance fees, Charges for Activities
  • Early Check in/ Late Checkout & Any Extra Meals
  • Camera Charges, Activity Fees & all other expenses which are in personal nature
  • Vehicle will be as per itinerary not on disposable basis
  • Guide, Tour Escort (Can be provided up on request with extra Charges)
  • Any Surcharge, if applicable by the Hotel at the time of booking
  • GST as applicable

Tour Activity

Pricing Calender

Booking Policies

  • 50% of the Holiday Package Cost at the time of Booking.
  • Balance 50% of Holiday Package Cost, 30 days prior to Departure.
  • Non-Refundable items (if any) will be told in advance for full payment.
  • Airfare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

Important Notes

  • Per person cost is calculated on the basis of Minimum 04 Adults travelling together on Twin sharing basis.
  • Extra adult is the 3rd person who shares the same double room and is provided with an extra bed or rollaway mattress.
  • Mostly the hotels allow 03 adults in one double room with an extra bed or 02 adults and 02 children below 12 years of age with one extra bed.
  • All the guests (husband, wife & adult children) are requested to carry their photo identity proof in original & a photocopy to be produced & handed over at the time of Check In at the resort. This is mandatory.
  • Complimentary Arrival / departure transfers & sightseeing tours shall be provided as per schedule fixed by the hotel. However this may require you to wait at the airport for short duration until all the guests arriving at that time exit the airport.
  • Selection of seats in Airline is subject to availability and is at sole discretion of the airlines.
  • Transfers and Sightseeing tours are on SIC (seat in coach) / shared basis.
  • Above tour prices are subject to change in the event of increase in hotel room rates, Govt.Taxes levy by the hotel especially during Peak Season/Holiday surcharge and major events/fairs and convention. 
  • Rates are not valid for the peak Festive season i.e. New Year, Diwali, Pushkar fair etc.
  • Rates are based on Hotels Subject to availability at the time of making Reservation. In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel. As of now we are not holding any service, it is subject to availability upon your request. Booking process will start only after receiving booking amount.
  • Cancellation charges would be as per the company policy.
  • All Tours & Transfers are outsourced facility and the hotel has no control on the profile and behavior of fellow passengers on board, moreover the hotel is not responsible for the safety and security of the in-house guests availing the same.
  • To avail the arrival transfers please check the hotel representative holding the placard of your name / hotel name.
  • Vehicle confirmed will be use as per itinerary and not at disposal. AC will work only in the plains and will be switched off during hill drives.
  •  All sightseeing mentioned are subject to weather conditions, political conditions & traffic conditions in the destination.
  • In hotels for an extra Adult / Child either Rollaway bed or mattress shall be provided.
  • The request for an adjacent or an adjoining room will be on subject to availability.
  • It is mandatory to carry the age proof of children (02 to 11 yrs) and infant (below 02yrs) along with other travel documents. Child above than 11 yrs shall be considered for an adult cost.
  • Room allocation (Twin bed / Double bed) is at the discretion of the hotel.
  • The check in and check out time of the hotel is 12 to 12 noon.
  • Numbers of meals are always corresponding to the number of nights booked. Breakfast is not provided on the day of arrival.
  • For early check in and late check out is subject to availability of rooms, the payment is to be settled directly by the guest.
  • Hotel has the right to claim the damages incurred by any of the guest.
  • The guests are requested to take care of their personal belongings carefully and avoid leaving them unattended.
  • Cost of additional services availed by the guest which are not part of our package inclusions are to be settled directly at the hotel.
  • Mini bar facility available in the hotels is on chargeable basis.
  • Buffet meal will be provided at fixed venue decided by the hotel Timings: 
            Breakfast: 0800 - 1000 hrs
            Lunch: 1300 - 1500 hrs
            Dinner: 1930 - 2200 hrs
  • These are the standard buffet timings observed by the hotels. Still you are kindly requested to check the perfect buffet timings at the time of check in at the hotel. Once the buffet time is over the hotel might ask you to pay for your meals.
  • This hotel is suggested on the basis of the feedback taken from our customers. Still we request you that before finalizing the tour with us kindly go through the website of the hotels and read the reviews.

Tour Destination

About City

The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake Pichhola is an enticing sight. Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar-a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to it, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder, was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditations on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichhola. The hermit blessed the Maharana and advised him to build a palace at this favorable located spot with a fertile valley watered by the stream, a lake, an agreeable altitude and an amphitheatre of low mountains. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city in 1559 A.D.

Overlooking the aquamarine expanses of the Lake Pichhola stands the splendid City Palace-a marvel in granite and marble. Of the original eleven gates of the Udaipur City, only five remain. The Suraj Pol the original or Sun Gate on the eastern side is the main entrance to the city. Exquisite lake palaces of Udaipur shimmering like jewels on Lake Pichhola are overwhelming in splendor. Several places of interest around Udaipur, including the majestic, Chittaurgarh, the mountain fortress of Kumbhalgarh, beautiful Jain temple of Ranakpur, Eklingji and Nathdwara and the cool retreat of Mt. Abu, make the visit to Udaipur a memorable one. 

Altitude: 577 mtrs.
Best Season: Oct-March
Climate: Summer
Mean Max. 38.3 'C
Mean Min. 28.8 'C
Winter Mean Max. 28.3 'C
Mean Min. 11.6 'C
Clothing: Summer light tropical or cotton Winter Woolen.  

Transportation
Air : I. A. connects Udaipur with Bombay, Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Aurangabad.
Rail: Udaipur is connected by rail with Ahmedabad, Chittorgarh, Bombay via Ahmedabad, Delhi and Jaipur.
Road: By road Udaipur to Ahmedabad 262 km, Bombay 739 km, Delhi 670 km, Jaipur 407 km, Chittorgarh 115 km and Mount Abu 185 km.
Bus : Regular bus services connect Udaipur to Ahmedabad, Chitorgarh, Eklingji, Falna, Jaisamad, Kankroli, Mt. Abu, Nathdwara, Ranakpur & Rishabhdeoji.

What to see
City Palace: A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens.

Lake Pichhola: The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. It was later enlarged by the founder. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking.

Jag Mandir: In the middle of Lake Pichola is the island palace where Prince Khurram (Shah Jahan) sought refuge from his father, the Emperor Jehangir.

Saheliyon-ki-Bari: This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Gulab Bagh: A spectacular rose garden laid out by Maharana Sajjan Singh. A library in the garden has a rare collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts and books.

Fateh Sagar: A beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru Park-a lovely garden island with a boat shaped cafe accessible by an enjoyable boat ride.

Bagore ki Haweli: This ancient edifice has more than hundred rooms and displays delicate carvings and glass work built by Amir Chand Badwa, the Chief Minister of Mewar Royal Court in 18th century. The interiors of the Haveli are embellished with intricate and fine mirror work. The Haveli looks glorious and also houses a museum in its premises with paintings and costumes of the Royal Kings.

Jagdish Temple: Sri Jagdish Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe is built in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture is a wonder of architecture that comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls.

Monsoon Palace - Sajjangarh:  A hilltop royal palace built with white marble overlooking the Fateh Sagar and Pichola Lakes in the city of Udaipur. Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, which encircles the palace is also a must visit place in Udaipur.

Excursions
Kankroli 64 km, Eklingli 21 km, Haldighati 42 km, Jaisamand Lake 50 kms, Nathdwara 42 kms, Ranakpur 90 kms, Rishabhdeo 65 kms.

  • Couples
  • Honeymoon
  • Romantic

Marvelous Udaipur with Chittorgarh & Kumbhalgarh

4N 
Udaipur
4 Nights / 5 Days
Included in this package
Hotel
Meals
Activities
Transfers
  • Overview
  • Tour Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Inclusions
  • Policies
  • Tour Destinations

Description

If you haven't been to Udaipur then definitely you're missing out some of the most beautiful Indian sights. Full of the finest heritage hotels and prolonged vestiges that have been mesmerizing tourists since decades, Udaipur is Rajasthan at its most peaceful and benevolent. So, if you're planning a memorable trip then take this Udaipur with Chittorgarh & Kumbhalgarh tour package. In just five days, it will take you to all the famed attraction of Udaipur palaces to iconic forts of Kumbhalgarh & Chittorgarh and do all possible activities. You will take a boat ride on Lake Pichola to Jag Mandir, splendidly lit up at night. And when you’re done meandering through the Old City’s serpentine lanes, you will be visiting all the attractions of place.

Tour Highlights

Udaipur & Around
 

  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola (Direct pay)
  • Sahelion-ki-bari
  • City Palace
  • Jagdish Temple
  • local Market
Chittorgarh
 
  • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Rani Padmini's Palace
  • Vijay Stambh
  • Kirti Stambh
Kumbhalgarh
 
  • Badal Mahal
  • Kumbhalgarh Fort
  • Wildlife Sanctuary

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Udaipur Arrival

Welcome in Udaipur!
On arrival check-in to the hotel. Udaipur is a beautiful city of Rajasthan. Udaipur, the City of Lakes is well-known as the historic capital of the Mewar Kingdom. The place takes every visitor through the Rajput era. In the evening enjoy a boat ride at Pichola Lake ( at your own) which is the star attraction of Udaipur. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Dinner

Day 2 

Udaipur Local Sightseeing

Breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour. Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. The places of interest include City Palace which has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, Zenana Mahal, Fateh Prakash, Durbar Hall and Shambhu Niwas. Also visit Jagdish temple, Sahelion-ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends). Evening visit local market, overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 

Udaipur to Chittorgarh

After breakfast full day Chittorgarh visit. Chittorgarh resonates with stories of Rajputana bravery, pride and passion. The bards of Rajasthan sing tales of courage and sacrifice recounting stories that are known to every child and adult in the city. Chittorgarh is named after its most imposing structure, the Chittorgarh Fort which stands atop a 180 metre high hill and is spread across 700 acres. Visit Rani Padmini's Palace. This palace plays an important role in Rajput history. The structure is built on the banks of a lotus pool and has a pavilion that provides privacy for the women of the royal family. Ala-ud-din Khilji, then Sultan of Delhi, spotted Queen Padmini’s reflection in the pool and was so besotted by her beauty that he led his forces in battle to abduct her. Also visit Vijay Stambh, nine-storey tower decorated with detailed sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses and Kirti Stambh, is dedicated to Adinathji, the 1st Jain Tirthankara (great teacher). Adorned by the figures of the Digambars (Jain monks), this seven-storied tower was built by a wealthy Jain merchant in 12th century AD.
Evening back to Udaipur, overnight stay in Udaipur.
 

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 

Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh

After breakfast full day Kumbhalgarh visit to see its iconic fort, You will also visit Badal Mahal Palace and Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Kumbhalgarh is the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region. The inaccessibility and hostility of the topography lends a semblance of invincibility to the fort.  There is a magnificent array of temples built by the Mauryas of which the most picturesque place is the Badal Mahal or the palace of the clouds. The fort also offers a superb bird’s eye view of the surroundings. The fort's massive wall stretches some 36 kms with a width enough to take eight horses abreast.
Evening back to Udaipur, overnight stay in Udaipur.

Meal Included

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 

Departure from Udaipur

After breakfast proceed to Udaipur airport / railway station for your onward journey. 

Meal Included

Breakfast

Tour Accommodation

Udaipur

Hotel Image

Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa

NO OF NIGHTS

4 Nights

ROOM TYPE

Superior Room

Inclusions

  • 4 Nights stay in Udaipur
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner at the Hotel
  • Transportation as per the itinerary inclusive of Driver Bata, Night Halt, and Parking & Toll Charges
  • All Tours & Transfers by Dedicated Exclusive Vehicle

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Entrance fees, Charges for Activities
  • Early Check in/ Late Checkout & Any Extra Meals
  • Camera Charges, Activity Fees & all other expenses which are in personal nature
  • Vehicle will be as per itinerary not on disposable basis
  • Guide, Tour Escort (Can be provided up on request with extra Charges)
  • Any Surcharge, if applicable by the Hotel at the time of booking
  • GST as applicable

Tour Activity

Pricing Calender

Booking Policies

  • 50% of the Holiday Package Cost at the time of Booking.
  • Balance 50% of Holiday Package Cost, 30 days prior to Departure.
  • Non-Refundable items (if any) will be told in advance for full payment.
  • Airfare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

Important Notes

  • Per person cost is calculated on the basis of Minimum 04 Adults travelling together on Twin sharing basis.
  • Extra adult is the 3rd person who shares the same double room and is provided with an extra bed or rollaway mattress.
  • Mostly the hotels allow 03 adults in one double room with an extra bed or 02 adults and 02 children below 12 years of age with one extra bed.
  • All the guests (husband, wife & adult children) are requested to carry their photo identity proof in original & a photocopy to be produced & handed over at the time of Check In at the resort. This is mandatory.
  • Complimentary Arrival / departure transfers & sightseeing tours shall be provided as per schedule fixed by the hotel. However this may require you to wait at the airport for short duration until all the guests arriving at that time exit the airport.
  • Selection of seats in Airline is subject to availability and is at sole discretion of the airlines.
  • Transfers and Sightseeing tours are on SIC (seat in coach) / shared basis.
  • Above tour prices are subject to change in the event of increase in hotel room rates, Govt.Taxes levy by the hotel especially during Peak Season/Holiday surcharge and major events/fairs and convention. 
  • Rates are not valid for the peak Festive season i.e. New Year, Diwali, Pushkar fair etc.
  • Rates are based on Hotels Subject to availability at the time of making Reservation. In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel. As of now we are not holding any service, it is subject to availability upon your request. Booking process will start only after receiving booking amount.
  • Cancellation charges would be as per the company policy.
  • All Tours & Transfers are outsourced facility and the hotel has no control on the profile and behavior of fellow passengers on board, moreover the hotel is not responsible for the safety and security of the in-house guests availing the same.
  • To avail the arrival transfers please check the hotel representative holding the placard of your name / hotel name.
  • Vehicle confirmed will be use as per itinerary and not at disposal. AC will work only in the plains and will be switched off during hill drives.
  •  All sightseeing mentioned are subject to weather conditions, political conditions & traffic conditions in the destination.
  • In hotels for an extra Adult / Child either Rollaway bed or mattress shall be provided.
  • The request for an adjacent or an adjoining room will be on subject to availability.
  • It is mandatory to carry the age proof of children (02 to 11 yrs) and infant (below 02yrs) along with other travel documents. Child above than 11 yrs shall be considered for an adult cost.
  • Room allocation (Twin bed / Double bed) is at the discretion of the hotel.
  • The check in and check out time of the hotel is 12 to 12 noon.
  • Numbers of meals are always corresponding to the number of nights booked. Breakfast is not provided on the day of arrival.
  • For early check in and late check out is subject to availability of rooms, the payment is to be settled directly by the guest.
  • Hotel has the right to claim the damages incurred by any of the guest.
  • The guests are requested to take care of their personal belongings carefully and avoid leaving them unattended.
  • Cost of additional services availed by the guest which are not part of our package inclusions are to be settled directly at the hotel.
  • Mini bar facility available in the hotels is on chargeable basis.
  • Buffet meal will be provided at fixed venue decided by the hotel Timings: 
            Breakfast: 0800 - 1000 hrs
            Lunch: 1300 - 1500 hrs
            Dinner: 1930 - 2200 hrs
  • These are the standard buffet timings observed by the hotels. Still you are kindly requested to check the perfect buffet timings at the time of check in at the hotel. Once the buffet time is over the hotel might ask you to pay for your meals.
  • This hotel is suggested on the basis of the feedback taken from our customers. Still we request you that before finalizing the tour with us kindly go through the website of the hotels and read the reviews.

Tour Destination

About City

The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake Pichhola is an enticing sight. Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar-a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to it, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder, was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditations on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichhola. The hermit blessed the Maharana and advised him to build a palace at this favorable located spot with a fertile valley watered by the stream, a lake, an agreeable altitude and an amphitheatre of low mountains. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city in 1559 A.D.

Overlooking the aquamarine expanses of the Lake Pichhola stands the splendid City Palace-a marvel in granite and marble. Of the original eleven gates of the Udaipur City, only five remain. The Suraj Pol the original or Sun Gate on the eastern side is the main entrance to the city. Exquisite lake palaces of Udaipur shimmering like jewels on Lake Pichhola are overwhelming in splendor. Several places of interest around Udaipur, including the majestic, Chittaurgarh, the mountain fortress of Kumbhalgarh, beautiful Jain temple of Ranakpur, Eklingji and Nathdwara and the cool retreat of Mt. Abu, make the visit to Udaipur a memorable one. 

Altitude: 577 mtrs.
Best Season: Oct-March
Climate: Summer
Mean Max. 38.3 'C
Mean Min. 28.8 'C
Winter Mean Max. 28.3 'C
Mean Min. 11.6 'C
Clothing: Summer light tropical or cotton Winter Woolen.  

Transportation
Air : I. A. connects Udaipur with Bombay, Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Aurangabad.
Rail: Udaipur is connected by rail with Ahmedabad, Chittorgarh, Bombay via Ahmedabad, Delhi and Jaipur.
Road: By road Udaipur to Ahmedabad 262 km, Bombay 739 km, Delhi 670 km, Jaipur 407 km, Chittorgarh 115 km and Mount Abu 185 km.
Bus : Regular bus services connect Udaipur to Ahmedabad, Chitorgarh, Eklingji, Falna, Jaisamad, Kankroli, Mt. Abu, Nathdwara, Ranakpur & Rishabhdeoji.

What to see
City Palace: A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens.

Lake Pichhola: The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. It was later enlarged by the founder. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking.

Jag Mandir: In the middle of Lake Pichola is the island palace where Prince Khurram (Shah Jahan) sought refuge from his father, the Emperor Jehangir.

Saheliyon-ki-Bari: This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Gulab Bagh: A spectacular rose garden laid out by Maharana Sajjan Singh. A library in the garden has a rare collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts and books.

Fateh Sagar: A beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru Park-a lovely garden island with a boat shaped cafe accessible by an enjoyable boat ride.

Bagore ki Haweli: This ancient edifice has more than hundred rooms and displays delicate carvings and glass work built by Amir Chand Badwa, the Chief Minister of Mewar Royal Court in 18th century. The interiors of the Haveli are embellished with intricate and fine mirror work. The Haveli looks glorious and also houses a museum in its premises with paintings and costumes of the Royal Kings.

Jagdish Temple: Sri Jagdish Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe is built in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture is a wonder of architecture that comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls.

Monsoon Palace - Sajjangarh:  A hilltop royal palace built with white marble overlooking the Fateh Sagar and Pichola Lakes in the city of Udaipur. Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, which encircles the palace is also a must visit place in Udaipur.

Excursions
Kankroli 64 km, Eklingli 21 km, Haldighati 42 km, Jaisamand Lake 50 kms, Nathdwara 42 kms, Ranakpur 90 kms, Rishabhdeo 65 kms.

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