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Udaipur
The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake Pichhola is an enticing sight. Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar-a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to it, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder, was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditations on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichhola. The hermit blessed the Maharana and advised him to build a palace at this favorable located spot with a fertile valley watered by the stream, a lake, an agreeable altitude and an amphitheatre of low mountains. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city in 1559 A.D.

Overlooking the aquamarine expanses of the Lake Pichhola stands the splendid City Palace-a marvel in granite and marble. Of the original eleven gates of the Udaipur City, only five remain. The Suraj Pol the original or Sun Gate on the eastern side is the main entrance to the city. Exquisite lake palaces of Udaipur shimmering like jewels on Lake Pichhola are overwhelming in splendor. Several places of interest around Udaipur, including the majestic, Chittaurgarh, the mountain fortress of Kumbhalgarh, beautiful Jain temple of Ranakpur, Eklingji and Nathdwara and the cool retreat of Mt. Abu, make the visit to Udaipur a memorable one.

Transportation

  • Air : I. A.  connects Udaipur with Bombay, Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Aurangabad.

  • Rail: Udaipur is  connected by rail with Ahmedabad, Chittorgarh, Bombay via  Ahmedabad, Delhi and  Jaipur.

  • Road: By road  Udaipur to Ahmedabad 262 km, Bombay 739 km, Delhi 670 km, Jaipur  407 km, Chittorgarh 115  km and Mount Abu 185 km. 

  • Bus : Regular bus  services connect Udaipur to Ahmedabad, Chitorgarh, Eklingji,  Falna, Jaisamad,  Kankroli, Mt. Abu, Nathdwara, Ranakpur & Rishabhdeoji.

What to see

City Palace: A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens.
Lake Pichhola: The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. It was later enlarged by the founder. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking.
Jag Mandir: In the middle of Lake Pichola is the island palace where Prince Khurram (Shah Jahan) sought refuge from his father, the Emperor Jehangir.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari: This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.
Gulab Bagh: A spectacular rose garden laid out by Maharana Sajjan Singh. A library in the garden has a rare collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts and books.
Fateh Sagar: A beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru Park-a lovely garden island with a boat shaped café accessible by an enjoyable boat ride.
 
Excursions

Kankroli 64 km, Eklingli 21 km, Haldighati 42 km (RSTDC Rest House) Jaisamand Lake 50 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Jaisamand ), Nathdwara 42 kms ( RSTDC Hote Gokul ), Ranakpur 90 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Shilpi ), Rishabhdeo 65 kms ( RSTDC Hotel Gauri ).

 

Altitude:  577 mtrs.
Best Season: Oct - March
Climate: Summer
Mean Max. 38.3 'C
Mean Min. 28.8 'C
Winter Mean Max. 28.3 'C
Mean Min. 11.6 'C 
Clothing: Summer light tropical or cotton Winter Woolen. 

 

Distances from Udaipur :
Delhi 664 Kms.
Agra 637 Kms.
Ajmer 288 Kms.
Alwar 568 Kms.
Bharatpur 601 Kms.
Jaipur 420 Kms.
Jaisalmer 574 Kms.
Jodhpur 269 Kms.
Mt. Abu 185 Kms.
Ranthambhore 441 Kms.

 


 

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