Udaipur is the next important city after Jaipur to take a tour to see the Rajasthan royal heritage and culture. It is famous for its lakes, royal palaces, and fort. It is also the wild destination for the animal lovers. People take the tour here as adventure tour, heritage tour and historic tour.
The best time to visit Udaipur is the winter season. It is advisable to book your hotel, flight tickets in advance to beat the winter season tourists rush. Udaipur is an international tourist destination in Rajasthan, India. It is a tourist’s friendly place too.
This is more than a palace to see in the heart of the Udaipur City. It has many complexes having its own importance. Few of the complexes are museums now. It is the erstwhile palace of the Mewars of Rajasthan. It will take at least half a day to see its architectural marvel.
This is a great manmade lake in Udaipur. It boasts two islands with Lake Palace. You can see the City Palace on its banks too. You can do boating in this lake. This is the best lake to bring down your temperature. You can find the Udaipur locals filled in the evening time.
The Lake Palace is in the center of Lake Pichola. It is a remarkable piece of Rajasthani architecture. You will be surprised to see a floating grand palace in this lake. It is now a royal heritage hotel. The tourists can access to the top terrace and few halls only. It is one of the heritage sites in Udaipur.
It is another important lake of Udaipur, which you must not miss in Udaipur tour. It is a local picnic spot of the locals. It has a garden, a zoo, island and boating facility. You can spend your entire day and enjoy its activities to do in this lake area.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
This is a beautiful garden built for the maidens of the princes. It boats many ponds with fountains. It is the best place for photography. This is a medieval time garden designed by the King Rana Sangram Singh for his wife. It is a unique garden with sculptors, stone art and complexes. It will be great to spend your time in this garden, where the royal women spend their leisure time.
This hilltop palace was built for the Udaipur royals to beat the suns heat during summer. This is the best place to see the sunset in Udaipur. This fort was an erstwhile weather forecast prediction for the South West Monsoon rain. It is at the elevation of 3,100 ft. From this height, they observed the moving clouds and were able to predict the arrival of monsoon rain.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
This is a must visit place in Udaipur. You can see the endangered species in this sanctuary. A day trip by jeep safari will enable you to see most of its flora and fauna. It is the best place to visit with family. You can see most of the wild animals in their natural state. You can find the Kumbhalgarh Fort as a major landmark in this sanctuary.
Vintage Car Museum
You can find the vintage cars brought to India by the colonialist before the independence of India. It houses the famous James Bond film ‘Octopus’ Rolls Royce car in this museum. This car is a 1934 model. You can find other brands of automobiles too. The Udaipur royals once used these cars too. It is the best place to take photographs.
This is a hilltop fort popular for its night show. This fort is illuminated with light and sound. It looks like the Great Wall of China in the Aravali Mountain Ranges. It is one of the oldest forts, which is still in good conditions. The light show starts around seven in the evening a last up to 45 minutes.
You must visit this village to see the rich culture and heritage of the Udaipur. You can taste the Rajasthani foods, arts, crafts, and Rajasthani clothing. You can have entertainment too at the open theaters. You can find Rajasthani folk artists performing various traditional dance and songs.
The September to March is the best time to visit Udaipur. The summer is too hot and not advisable to tour Udaipur. It is advisable to book all-inclusive pack and take Udaipur tour.