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Rajasthan, the beautiful desert state of India, is perhaps the most fascinating and colorful state of the country.
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SightseeingUdaipur is the jewel of Mewar 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 meditation 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 amphitheater of low mountains. Maharana followed the advice of the hermit and founded the city in 1559 A.D.
 

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Mewar Festival: A festival to welcome the spring season. There is song, dance, processions, devotional music and fireworks where almost everybody participates.
 
 

PLACES TO SEE

City Palace
Trip PackagesA 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. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the 'Tripolia' with eight marble porticos. The Maharana were weighed under the gate in the gold, the equivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace.
 
The Suraj Gokhada
Taxi in UdaipurThe balcony of the sun is where the Suryavanshi Maharanas of Mewar presented themselves to the people in time of trouble to restore their confidence. The 'Mor Chowk' known for its exquisite peacock mosaics in glass and the 'Chini Chitrashala'noted for its blue and white ceramics are other attractions in the palace.
 
Ahar
Tour in UdaipurThe ancient capital of Sisodias, 3 km from Udaipur, Ahar boasts of a profusion of royal cenotaphs of the rulers of Mewar. A rare collection of antiquities including earthen pots, iron objects and other art items excavated in the region are displayed in a small Govt. museum.
 
Sajjan Garh
Car Rental in UdaipurDominating the city's skyline is the monsoon palace of Sajjangarh.It offers a panoramic overview of the city's lakes, palaces and the surrounding countryside.
 
Gulab Bagh
car service in UdaipurA spectacular rose garden lay out by Maharana Sajjan Singh. A library in the garden has a rare collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts and books
 
Fateh Sagar
Fateh SagarA 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.
 
Pichhola Lake
Pichhola LakeThe 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
 
Jagdish Temple
Jagdish TempleBuilt in 1651 A.D. By Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo-Aryan temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images.
 
Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir
Bhartiya Lok Kala MandirThe interesting collection exhibited by this Indian folk arts museum includes folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings.
 
Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Garden of the maids of Honour)
Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Garden of the maids of Honour)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.
 
Weather Rainy Season Rainfall Best time to come
In Summer: 38.3° C (Max) - 28.8° C (Min)
In Winter: 28.3° C (Max) - 8° C (Min)
from July to Mid Sept, and very humid (Upton 90%) 62 cms. Sep to March
 

HOW TO REACH UDAIPUR

By Air
Udaipur is well connected to all the major cities which include Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Jodhpur, Jaipur.

By Road
Rajasthan Roadways run very comfortable deluxe & air conditioned buses from Jaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad to Udaipur. The roads are very good, and it takes around 8-9 hr. from Jaipur. You can also come by taxi from Jaipur and Ahmedabad.

By Train
Udaipur is connected to many major cities of India. There are daily trains from Delhi, Jaipur. The best train between Delhi and Udaipur, the daily Chetak Express. Trains take around 12 Hrs from Jaipur to Udaipur.

Getting around
Udaipur has a reasonably good city bus service. Taxi and auto - rickshaws are un metered. Udaipur is small enough and vehicle traffic slow enough to make getting around on a bicycle quite enjoyable. You can hire bicycles all over town.
   
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