UDAIPUR – Venice of East

Udaipur is the former capital of princely state of Mewar is also known as one of the beautiful city in Rajasthan. It is also mentioned with different names like “Venice of East”, the “Kashmir of Rajasthan”, and the Most “Romantic City of India”. It is well known for the Rajput Era palaces and is also renowned tourist destination which is rich in culture and heritage. People living over here do prefer to wear bright cloths and are enthusiastic about enjoying the fairs and festivals across the globe. The best time to visit is during the month of September to March. It was the setting for the movies, which includes the 13th James Bond film named Octopussy.

How to reach Udaipur?

While most of the city could be covered on the foot and narrow alleyways in the city at old front and other forms of the transportation of a hassles, a taxi or auto rickshaw/tuk-tuk which is necessary to reach the Monsoon palace or the wilderness park.

  1. Via Air 

The Maharana Pratap Airport which is also referred to as Dabok airport is just 25Km from Northeast of city centre. You can witness the daily flights from Mumbai and Delhi. Taxis between the airport and city are frequent and you don’t have to worry about it. But one thing is for sure and that is you don’t have public buses running from airport to city.

  1. Via Train

It is having direct connections of trains to major cities in India which includes Ahmedabad, Delhi, Ajmer, Mumbai etc.

  1. Via Road /Car

It is connected with the effective bus services to most of the cities in Rajasthan which could be faster than the train. They do operate between different locations for making the stay comfortable for the tourists.

Top 10 places to visit in Udaipur

  1. Udaipur city palace
  2. Amar vilas
  3. Badi Mahal
  4. Durbar hall
  5. Manak Mahal
  6. Rang Bhawan
  7. Fateh Sagar Lake
  8. Pichola lake
  9. Badi lake
  10. Dudh Talai

Where to Eat and Stay?

It is famous for the spicy snacks like Kachori and mirchi bada. Some of the other local cuisine included are- Pyaz Kachori, Dal Baati Churma and Gatte ki Sabzi. They are common in the menu in about every restaurants and hotels food list. There are couple of thali options also available where you could get unlimited services of selection of Gujrathi and Rajasthani dishes. Over there you could also find out American Fast food restaurants like Subway and McDonald’s  in the celebration mall. Another interesting stuff is that you could find some tasty food outside the old town, which would be available in cheaper rates. Some of the rooftop restaurants and hotels which are providing marvellous views of the lake are- Bawarchi restaurant, Cool Cafe Restaurant, Gateway restaurant etc.

There are numerous restaurants which are suit the needs or requirement of the customers and travellers. The heritage and  luxury hotels which are included do cover the Northern India hotels. For those tourists who are travelling with the planned budget, they also don’t have to worry because there are low cost hotels as well available. Some of the listed hotels or restaurants are- Anjani Hotel, Krishna Ranch, pleasure Guest house, Hotel Broadway etc.

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