Udaipur is a city full of beautiful wonders. Also referred to as the “Venice of the East”, it won’t be wrong to say that Udaipur is the most romantic city of India. Famed as the ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur has been spellbinding people with its irresistible charm. It is renowned for splendid lakes, majestic palaces, grand havelis, pleasant gardens, art galleries and museums. The city is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences an inspiration for the imagination of the poets, painters and writers. Definitely an exotic destination, a romantic boat ride at the world famous Lake Pichola in Udaipur is undoubtedly an experience of a lifetime.
The historical forts and palaces here are one of the major attractions. The City Palace here is one of the largest palaces in Rajasthan built on the banks of Lake Pichola. A perfect blend of Medieval, European and Chinese style of architecture, the palace offers resplendent views of Lake Pichola and the surrounding city.
Another magnificent attraction here is the Lake Palace, built in the 18th century. Located on Jag Niwas Island amidst Lake Pichola, the palace is now a heritage hotel. Its sheer beauty enthralls tourists where semi-precious stones grace the palace’s black and white marble walls. Jag Mandir, situated on an island on the Lake Pichola, is another popular attraction here. One must catch the spectacular views of its surroundings during sunset.
The presence of many natural and man-made lakes brings uniqueness to Udaipur. One of the most beautiful lakes here is Lake Pichola, which overwhelms the senses with its gorgeous beauty. The lake is celebrated for its boat rides during sunset offering breathtaking views of the surroundings.
Fateh Sagar Lake is another picturesque lake notable for its small islands - Nehru Island, a popular picnic spot, and the other one housing popular Udaipur Solar Observatory. Other illustrious lakes in Udaipur are Udai Sagar Lake, Doodh Talai Lake and Jaisamand Lake.
By Air: At 22 km, the nearest airport is Dabok or Maharana Pratap Airport with regular flights to all major cities.
By Rail: Trains from Udaipur Railway Station connects the city to all metro cities of India.
By Road: Bus and taxi services are easily available from Delhi, Jaipur and other prominent cities.