Vibrant Rajasthan - Tour to the Land of History, Legends, Hotels....
City Of Lakes, Lake Palace, Jag Niwas Island, Venice Of The East, Udaipur Solar Observatory, The Oberoi Udaivilas, The Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur Is Among India's Most Well Known Tourist Destinations.
Among the most well known destinations in India after Agra and Jaipur, Udaipur is also known as the Venice of the East. The allure of fairy tale palaces, set in the middle of jewel like lakes surrounded by the Aravali mountain range, unmatched natural beauty and some of the world's best hotels, make Udaipur an unparalleled tourist delight and also a great romantic destination. The heritage, luxury, glitz and glory of the palaces and Havelis as well as the beautiful sunsets make Udaipur a popular choice for solemnizing weddings among Indians as well as tourists.
Udaipur's history goes back at least 1200 years. Udaipur has provided the backdrop for numerous movies to Indian cinema as well as to Hollywood, including the Bond flick Octopussy. There are five lakes with three, the Fateh Sagar Lake, the Pichhola Lake and the smaller Swaroop Sagar Lake, being inter-connected.
Situated in the Lake Pichhola, the landmark Lake Palace Hotel, a dream in white marble, is among the most romantic hotels in the world. Devi Garh Palace, a luxury resort and recently in the news for being discussed as one of the locations for the high profile wedding of Elizabeth Hurley, is also situated in Udaipur.
Shopping In Udaipur
Udaipur is one of the best places for shopping in Rajasthan. There are numerous markets in the city where a diverse array of colorful handicrafts such as tie and dye fabrics, turbans, puppets, silver jewelery, pichwais(wall hangings), miniature paintings, embroidered juttis and metal ware. The well known shopping destinations in Udaipur are the stalls at Lake Palace road, Hathipol, Clock Tower, Chetak Circle and Bapu Bazaar.
Accommodation In Udaipur
From Lake side hotels to luxury, deluxe, guest houses, heritage and budget hotels, all are available in Udaipur. Offering traditional charm of Rajasthan, these hotels provide best of facilities.
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How To Reach
Maharana Pratap is the nearest airport located 22 km from the city of Udaipur. The regular flights from here connect Udaipur to the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur etc.
Udaipur railway station in the city connects it with the other major cities of Rajasthan and the country as well. You can also travel to Udaipur by the opulent Palace on Wheels, one of the most luxurious trains in the world.
Udaipur is easily accessible from all the cities of Rajasthan by road. Major cities of India such as Delhi, Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Indore, Kota, Ajmer are also accessible from Udaipur by road.