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  • About Udaipur

    One of the most romantic cities in the world, Udaipur is nestled among the lush green Aravalis ranges. A legend goes into the making of the city. When the Emperor Akbar sacked Chittaurgarh, the capital of Maharana Udai Singh, a holy man guided the Maharana to re-build his capital here.

    A travel to Udaipur would take you to the enchanting land where grand palaces overlook picture-pretty lakes, temples and havelis play hide and seek with myths, legends and history. The city aptly merits the epithet - the "Venice of the East".

    Take a peek at the royal garments, armory and utilities of daily chores at the City Palace Museum, cruise in boat on the Lake Pichola or pay a visit to the exquisite sculptures in its temples as you travel to Udaipur. Saunter around in the lanes and by-lanes of the city, where old havelis has a separate tale of valor and romance to tell you.

    Treasure your travel to Udaipur with a stay at a heritage hotel. Exquisite chandeliers, antique furniture, rare paintings, unique crystal crockery would transport you to a fairytale world of royal grandeur.

    Last, but not the least important is the Shilpgram ! Don't give it a miss as you travel to it if you have a penchant for traditional Indian art and craft.

    How to Reach Udaipur

    Udaipur is often referred as the 'Venice of the East'. The picturesque landscape, filled with lakes, temples, palaces, gardens and monuments, is one of the most romantic cities in India. 'How to reach Udaipur' provides helpful information to access the city by air, rail or road. Udaipur deservingly features among the most important tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan. No wonder that in the peak seasons, the city is a huge hit with visitors across the globe.

    By Air - The city has domestic airport, which is service by majority of airlines. Regular flights connect the city with key Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai and so on. Flights to Udaipur

    By Train - The nearest railway station is located in Udaipur City. Rail network connects Udaipur with Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chittaurgarh and other major Indian Cities. Trains to Udaipur

    By Road - The city is conveniently connected with important destinations of Rajasthan and neighbouring states like: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra by extensive road network. Besides, the government run RST (Rajasthan State Transport) buses can also be a help for commuting in and out of the city.

    National Highway 14 connects the city of Mount Abu. Besides, the government run RST (Rajasthan State Transport) buses can also be a help for commuting in and out of the city. One can also hire private taxis and cabs to move in and out of the city.

    Places to Visit in Udaipur

    City Palace Museum, Sahelion Ki Bari, Jag Mandir, Eklingji, Nathdwara, Boat ride at Lake Pichola