Popularly known as the City of Lakes, serene Udaipur is the crowning jewel of royal Rajasthan. With shimmering lakes visible from almost every rooftop, fairytale palaces, sprawling havelis, revered temples and narrow lanes weaving through colourful markets as ancient as the city's history, Udaipur's charm is unmatched.Founded by Maharaja Udai Singh II in 1559, the city served as the capital of the kingdom of Mewar after Mughal emperor Akbar besieged its earlier power-centre Chittorgarh. Udaipur is also referred to as the Venice of the East, a title it has earned for being dotted with numerous lakes (seven to be precise)! Nestled in the mighty Aravalli range, surrounded by dense forests and craggy hills, and magical sunrises and sunsets turning its lakes into pools of gold, Udaipur is one of the most picturesque destinations in the country. Colonel James Tod of the East India Company, who was also a scholar, aptly described the city as “the most romantic place in the Indian sub continent”.

Visitors can enjoy tranquil boating on Lake Pichola, the largest of Udaipur's lakes, spend a day taking in the jaw-dropping opulence of City Palace, visit the time-weathered temples, shop at the art and curio stalls that line the streets, enjoy Rajasthani folk music and dance performances, taste mouth-watering cuisine or drive out of the city to discover legends hidden in the wooded Aravalli hills and the impregnable forts dotting its surroundings. No wonder then, Udaipur is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country!

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Ahar

Ahar

Located on the outskirts of Udaipur, Ahar, which looks like a city of...

Ambaji

Ambaji

The Arasuri Ambaji Mata temple situated in the Aravalli hills on the...

Bagore Ki Haveli

Bagore Ki Haveli

Standing on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat is the...

Charbhuja

Charbhuja

Four hours away from Udaipur lies the grand and ancient Charbhuja...

City Palace

City Palace

Rising from the bank of Lake Pichola, the imposing City Palace is a...

Dungarpur

Dungarpur

About 110 km away from Udaipur is the hilly paradise of Dungarpur...

Ekling Temple

Ekling Temple

Situated 22 km away from Udaipur, the Ekling Temple is one of the...

Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake

Pear-shaped and encircled by green hills of the Aravalli range, the...

Gulab Bagh

Gulab Bagh

Gulab Bagh or the Sajjan Niwas Garden is the largest garden in...

Haldighati

Haldighati

A picturesque mountain pass, around an hour away from Udaipur,...

Jag Mandir Palace

Jag Mandir Palace

Often referred to as the 'Swarg Ki Vatika' or the garden of heaven,...

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple

Located 150 m away from City Palace, Jagdish Temple is made in the...

Jaisamand Lake

Jaisamand Lake

Surrounded by lush green mountains, white marble temples and ethereal...

Jessore Sloth Bear sanctuary

Jessore Sloth Bear sanctuary

Approximately 190 km away from Udaipur, in the Banaskantha district...

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

Framed by majestic mountains, grand forts and magical palaces, Lake...

Maharana Pratap Memorial

Maharana Pratap Memorial

Situated atop Moti Magri, this memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar...

Monsoon Palace

Monsoon Palace

Sitting atop the Bansdara hills in the Aravalli range and overlooking...

Moti Magri

Moti Magri

The Moti Magri hill in Udaipur is famous for the legend of Maharana...

Nathdwara

Nathdwara

On the bank of River Banas is located the holy city of Nathdwara,...

Perwa

Perwa

Situated at a distance of three hours from Udaipur lies a small...

Saheliyon ki Bari

Saheliyon ki Bari

A popular garden in Udaipur, Saheliyon ki Bari, is known for its...

The Lake Palace

The Lake Palace

Located at the heart of Lake Pichola, the ethereal Lake Palace seems...

Ahar Museum

Ahar Museum

Located on the outskirts of Udaipur, Ahar, which looks like a city of...

Jaipur

Jaipur

The city of palaces and forts, interspersed with historical monuments...

Agra

Agra

The city of the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world,...

ajmer

ajmer

Encircled by the craggy Aravalli Hills that overlook the scenic...

Kumbalgarh

Kumbalgarh

A gem of Rajput legacy in the royal state of Rajasthan, Kumbhalgarh...

chittorgarh

chittorgarh

Perched on a dramatic uprise of hills, Chittorgarh, in Rajasthan, is...