If you are looking to give yourself and your family the royal getaway, then Udaipur, Rajasthan is the ideal place. Also known as ‘Venice of the East’, ‘City of Sunrise’, ‘Jewel of Mewar’ and ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur is undoubtedly India’s most romantic city. Though it is one of Rajasthan’s largest cities, Udaipur manages to retain the delicate, feminine, elegant and charming small town vibe. This city has rich cultural background and a great history. Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences – often an inspiration for poets, painters and writers. A perfect mélange of culture, history and traditions, this gorgeous city makes for the perfect destination for a holiday.
See the beauty of lakes
This City of Lakes can cast a spell and get you mesmerized by its beauty. It is located around ultramarine water lakes and is surrounded by the lush green hills of Aravallis. This city is truly famous for its beautiful lakes and watercourses. These scenic lakes offer a phenomenal view of the mountains, making Udaipur a dream destination for every tourist. The three must visit lakes at Udaipur are:
Lake Pichola: The Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. This lake is located in the heart of the city and was built by Pichhu Banjara in 1362, during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha. This pristine lake is surrounded by huge hills, magnificent palaces, temples and bathing ghats. The islands in Lake Pichola offer various tourist attractions and hence by taking a boat cruise in Lake Pichola, you can see lovely views of the town.
Lake Jaisamand: It is the second largest artificial lake in Asia. Maharana Jai Singh built this lake in 1685 while making a dam on the Gomti River. The lake is also known as Debar and is located at a distance of 48 kms from Udaipur. The Jaisamand Lake and the Sanctuary are rich in fauna with a variety of over 300 bird species. A must visit for all the bird lovers.
Lake Fatehsagar: It is the second artificial lake of Udaipur. First being the Lake Jaisamand. This lake was built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh. But it got its name from Maharana Fateh Singh, who later made additions to it.
Live the lavish way
One of the most favoured tourist destinations in India, Udaipur has a lot of havelis, homestays, heritage stays, hotels, cottages, villas, resorts and more. To get the royal feel of the Rajputana era, you can stay at palace turned hotels. You can also enjoy the beauty of the lakes by staying at hotels that offers villas by the lakeside in Udaipur.
Many natural lake view hotels in Udaipur like the Shree Vilas offer luxury at the finest. You can have a luxurious stay at an affordable price, spacious rooms, bedrooms and relish the Rajaputana delicacies here. Such villas offer comforts, luxury and excellent hospitality. Be hypnotized by the breathtaking view of the Sajjan Garh Palace atop the towering peaks of the Aravali Hills with greenery all around and a tranquil atmosphere. With royal residences that still summon the glory of their great past, in truly every villa, these pristine lakefront cottages give panoramic view of the lake and contemporary luxury will make you feel completely at home. Enjoy your stay in Udaipur to make your vacation special along with your loved ones.
Make sure you book your hotel in Udaipur well in advance and try to pick a hotel that offers a lake view room to make your stay more pleasant and memorable.