Udaipur- Venice of India 27/11/2016

Udaipur also known as Venice of the India. Udaipur is city of lakes, culture, handicrafts and vibrant culture. Many people from all over the world comes to visit this romantic city. Located at the foothills of wide spread Aravalli hills, this beautiful city lies in the southern part of Rajasthan. Udaipur is at the height of 577m (1,962 ft.) from sea level. Old Udaipur is surrounded by the city wall, on the east side of Lake Pichola. Udaipur remains a centre of attraction for Rajasthan.

Many celebrities across the continents comes to spend few days in this beautiful city, Some came here for marriage, some for movie shootings, but one thing is for sure, this city mesmerized everyone. This city of lakes has many popular attractions that captures the attention of the tourists with their charm and beauty. This historic city has many numerous museums, castles of kings, Beautiful green gardens, monuments and colourful festivals of north India. The Forts and magnificent palaces of royal Rajputana era are the centre of attraction for the tourists visiting this city. 

How to reach Udaipur

Reaching Udaipur is very easy as it is very well connected with all the metropolitan cities of India. You can reach here by air, train or bus. Almost every city has direct flights to Udaipur. There are many trains from capital and Jaipur on daily basis. You can also reach Udaipur via the most luxuries train- Maharaja Express that takes you on a two weeks tour to Rajasthan. It is a good option for people to travel in the local trains that don’t have their own cars to travel. Udaipur is very well connected so, reaching Udaipur is very easy and hassle free.

Climate of Udaipur

Udaipur city has particularly a tropical climate. Since it is located in the desert, the climate of Udaipur is usually hot especially during the summers. Three main seasons that dominate the city are summer, Monsoon and winter. The summer seasons runs from March to June where the temperate touches even 44°C (111°F). Then comes Monsoons with rain and thunderstorms in the month of July. Rainfalls only enhances the beauty of this city, making it one of the top monsoon destinations of the country. From October starts the winter season, this city observes the pleasant sunny days and cool nights with the temperature ranging from 5°C (41 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F).

Best time to visit the Udaipur is during the winters. Tourists arrive in large numbers, anytime between mid-Septembers to late March. Even in January, the coldest, the days are bright, sunny and warm with maximum temperature around 28.3°C (82.9 °F). Morning, evenings and night are cold.

Hotels – luxuries and within budget

These are many hotels in Udaipur from budget to luxurious palaces. If you don’t want to spend much on your stay then you can easily find many hotels within your budget as well. However, if you can afford try to stay in Lake Palace hotel. It is a lifetime experience. The luxurious lake palace is situated in the middle of famous Lake Picchhola. Since most of the foreign tourists stay in this hotel, you can find excellent dining options in this palace. Apart from Lake Palace there are many other luxurious hotels like The Oberoi Udaivilas, Ramada Udaipur Resort and Taj Lake Palace.

Places to see in and around Udaipur

 There are many monuments and palaces to be explored in the city of Udaipur. Maharana Paratap Memorial and Bagore-Ki Haveli are the most famous ones which should not be missed. If you don’t plan to stay in the Luxurious Lake palace hotel, If  you don’t plan to stay in the Lake Palace hotel, you can still visit it and experience the architectural mastery.  In Udaipur, all the festival are celebrated with passion.  The most famous ones are Mewar festival and Shilpgram fair, where you can find rare artefacts and other khadi products at reasonable price.

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