Top Tourist Places To Visit in Udaipur

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Udaipur

  • Udaipur
  • Rajasthan
  • India
  • Best Time to Visit

    Autumn and winter months

  • Calling Code

    0294

  • Area

    64 km2

  • Main Languages
    Marwari, English and Hindi.
  • Population

    4,51,735 as recorded in 2011.

  • Temperature
    Summer : Max : 38.3oC Min : 28.3oC.
    Winter : Max : 28.3oC Min : 11.6oC.

Udaipur Overview

The city of Udaipur in Rajasthan served as the capital of the erstwhile state of Mewar. Maharana Uday Singh founded this city in 1553 and gave Udaipur its name. It has been called the ‘City of Lakes’ and ‘Venice of the East’. Apart from lakes, the historic palaces of this city are also very famous for their majestic beauty. This city is a very popular tourist destination among westerners and Indians both. The Bond movie, Octopussy, was shot here, particularly at the Monsoon Palace and Lake Palace.

Udaipur is a much-preferred honeymoon destination also for its splendid locations that make it a romantic place. The people here are friendly and keep the atmosphere healthy. Its setting in the heart of Aravalli Hills gives a further boost to its made-made and natural beauty. The city has a well-developed infrastructure. It is a metropolitan city with a vibrant culture of its own.


Climate and Geography

Udaipur is situated in the Southern region of Rajasthan, surrounded by Aravalli Mountains. The average elevation of land is 598m. The city has six major lakes that add to the beauty. Except for April to August, the temperature is moderate here. By evening the city gets a very pleasant weather with a cool breeze blowing ocassionally. Winter days are also warm but with chilly nights. Monsoon from June to September gives moderate to heavy showers.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : September to March.

Transportation

Udaipur is equipped with air, rail and road transports with frequent travel facilities to and from major cities.


Air: The Maharana Pratap Airport is 24km away from the city centre and has daily flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.

Rail: The Udaipur railway line has recently been made a broad gauge line. The railway station has trains from Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

Roadways: The city is connected with Golden Quadrilateral through NH8. Most towns of Rajasthan have buses to reach here.

Local Transport: To move around the city it is best to hire autos, rent bicycles or take a cab service. Horse carts can also be used as a cheap mode of travel.



Shopping & Entertainment

The city is famous for its handicrafts, marble products, terracotta art form, pottery, jewellery, wooden toys, antique items and paintings. Hathi Pol, Bada Bazaar, Chetak Circle, Bada Bazaar and Palace Road are some well-known shopping venues. Occasionally there are many fairs being held, such as Shilpgram Crafts Fair, where shoppers can enjoy.



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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How Many Days Should I Plan for Udaipur Trip?
    3-4 days is sufficient to explore the main attractions and immerse yourself in the beauty of Udaipur.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Udaipur?
    The nearest major airport for Udaipur is Maharana Pratap Airport, and the nearest train station is Udaipur City Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Udaipur?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Udaipur are by air, with Maharana Pratap Airport being the closest, or by train to Udaipur City Railway Station.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Udaipur?
    Udaipur is known for its vibrant festivals like the Mewar Festival, Shilpgram Crafts Fair, and the world-famous Udaipur Lake Festival.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Udaipur?
    The top tourist attractions in Udaipur include City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, and Saheliyon ki Bari.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Udaipur?
    Must-try local dishes in Udaipur include dal baati churma, gatte ki sabzi, and laal maas. Restaurants like Ambrai, Millets of Mewar, and Natraj are popular choices.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Udaipur?
    Udaipur offers a range of accommodations including luxury hotels, heritage havelis, budget guesthouses, and homestays.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Udaipur?
    Yes, Udaipur has public buses and auto-rickshaws that are convenient and affordable for getting around the city.
  • What are the transportation options available in Udaipur?
    Transportation options in Udaipur include taxis, auto-rickshaws, buses, and rental cars.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Udaipur?
    The primary language spoken in Udaipur is Rajasthani, but Hindi and English are widely understood and spoken.
  • What is the best time to visit Udaipur?
    The best time to visit Udaipur is from September to March when the weather is pleasant for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
  • What activities can be done in Udaipur?
    In Udaipur, you can enjoy boat rides on Lake Pichola, visit art galleries, explore the old city markets, take cultural tours, and experience Rajasthani folk dance and music performances.
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