Udaipur Tour Plan
Udaipur is a beautiful city in the Indian state Rajasthan. Located in the southernmost
part of the state, the city is also termed as “city of lakes” as it is surrounded
by seven lakes. Five most famous among them are Fatehsagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Swaroop
Sagar Lake, Rangsagar, and Doodh Talali Lake. Founded in the year 1558, by Maharana Udai
Sing II, the city was the capital of Mewar Kingdom after Chittorgarh was captured by
Mughal ruler Akbar. It is surrounded by Aravali mountain ranges which separates it from Thor
desert. The best time to visit this city is from September
to March. Here is a short tour plan of this city of
Lakes. Let’s start.
Day-1 On day-1 of your tour, 1st visit the most
famous Lake Pichola. The Lake Pichola is an artificial lake situated
in the heart of Udaipur. It is the oldest and the largest lake of the city. The calm
and quiet lake attracts thousands of tourists every year due to its beauty. Bordered by
Aravali hills, majestic Castles, and grand bathing ghats, it is a dream place for nature
lovers. The place is open from 9am to 6Pm every day.
Boating facility is available at Lake Pichola. Here you can avail either 6 seater or 8 seater
boat. Charges are Rs 400 per person for adults and
Rs 200 per child. The charges are high during sunset. A sunset ride will cost around Rs700
per person for adults and Rs 400 per child. Next visit Jag Mandir.
The Jag Mandir Palace or ‘The Lake Garden Palace’ is a glorious palace located at
the heart of Lake Pichola. It is three-storied architecture and is made out of marble and
yellow sandstone. The palace currently has a museum where the
history of the palace is preserved and a restaurant called ‘Darikhana’ that serves traditional
Rajasthani food. From there visit City Palace.
City Palace is built on the banks of Lake Pichola. It is considered as the largest royal
complex in whole Rajasthan. This glorious palace was built in the year 1559 by Maharana
Uday Singh and served as the main seat of power of the Mewar kingdom.
The Palace now has a museum that showcases some of the finest colourful paintings and
traditional Rajasthani architecture. Next visit Jagdish Temple inside the city
palace complex. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Jagdish Temple
is a grand structure located inside the City Palace Complex. Jagdish Temple is reputed
for being the most significant temple in the entire city of Udaipur.
In the evening enjoy a beautiful traditional dance show at Bagore ki Haveli.
Day-2 On 2nd day of your tour, go for a half day
long sightseeing tour. First visit Fatehsagar Lake.
Fateh Sagar Lake is a glittering lake and one of the major tourist attractions of the
region. Surrounded by the Aravalli Hills, this is the second largest artificial lake
of Udaipur popular for its scenic beauty. The Fateh Sagar Lake has three distinct islands
in it. The largest of these is called the Nehru Park and there you can see a boat-shaped
restaurant and a small zoo. The second island has a public park with water-jet fountains.
The third island has the best solar observing site in all of Asia
A regular boat ride will cost Rs30 per person. A Motorboat ride will cost Rs200 per person
and Rs100 per Child.Speedboat will charge Rs 200 for 30 minutes.
From there go to visit Saheliyon ki Bari. Saheliyon Ki Bari is a royal garden also known
as the Garden or the Courtyard of Maidens. It was made for the maidens who accompanied
the wife of Maharana Sangram Singh after her marriage. It is located on the banks of the Fateh
Sagar Lake. Next go to visit Sajjangarh Palace.
Located just outside the city of Udaipur, on top of a hill, Sajjangarh Palace is a former
royal residence of the Mewar dynasty, who ruled this place for centuries.
Day-3 On day-3 of your tour return back to the airport
or railway station for departure. How to reach Udaipur
Udaipur can be reached by air, train or bus. The city has a domestic airport at around
22 Km away from the city centre. The nearest international airport is Jaipur.
By train Udaipur is connected to almost all big cities of India. The city is connected
by bus services to the rest of Rajasthan. A reserved cab fare for a daylong trip in
Udaipur will cost around Rs 3000. Other than this you may also reserve a local auto rickshaw
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