Owing to its rich intriguing culture, Rajasthan has always been our go-to place for weekend escapes as well as long vacations. Why should you not miss Udaipur, one of the fourth most travelled cities in Rajasthan? Here's why:
1. City Of Lakes
There's is a reason why it's called the "City Of Lakes" - Udaipur definitely has not one but more than 5 picturesque lakes to leave you awestruck. Don't forget to pay a visit to all - some of them are Lake Pichola, Dhebar Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake and Doodh Talhai Lake.
2. Paradise For Foodies
Of course, it's a paradise for foodies, missing out on their authentic cuisine is definitely a crime. You can't afford to miss Rajasthani cuisine prepared by the locals - Dal Bhati, Churma and Gattey ki sabzi are to die for. Most of us also have a weak spot of binging on local street food - so feel free to visit the streets of Lake Palace Road, Fateh Sagar Road and Hitawala Complex to try some relishing egg burji, paani puri, kachori and so much more.
3. Perfect For A Weekend Getaway - Non-Tiring Journey
Udaipur should totally be on your travel priority list if you're looking for a perfect weekend getaway to relax your muscles and mind from meeting those office deadlines. Delhi to Udaipur is a non-tiring journey of fewer than 12 hrs and lesser when it comes to travelling by train or flight. So don't worry about getting dead tired or losing out on much time.
4. Luxury Train Journey
Wish to take a long journey? It might burn a hole in your pocket but take a tour luxury train around the vibrant city of Rajasthan by either Palace On Wheels or Royal Rajasthan On Wheels. Who doesn't love a comfortable journey in an Oh! so fine luxury train.
5. From Zostel To Palace-Like Hotels
If you're going solo, the city has hostels like Zostel available at dirt cheap prices with unlimited fun and bonding with fellow backpackers and if you're looking for a royal experience, then the city is in no way short of palace-like hotels.
6. Culture And Tradition
If culture and tradition create a spark in you then this city will totally enlight you - Rajasthani folk dance and music is what completes one's experience of Rajasthan in true sense. So catch hold of the Dharohar folk dance and puppet shows at Bagore ki Haveli.
7. Magnificient Palaces
You've got the visit the main highlights of Udaipur as they'll make your trip as memorable as possible. Do give a visit to Sajjan Garh Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Lake Palace and Maharana Pratap Memorial.he spectacular mirror-work, stone-work, motifs, age-old Mughal art and artefacts in forts and palaces make Udaipur the most strikingly beautiful city in the whole of Rajasthan. Don't forget to watch the light and sound show called 'The Legacy of Honour' which is held in the evening inside the City Palace.
8. Pay A Spiritual Tribute
Udaipur is also seen as one of the spiritual destinations in India as one can witness the most beautiful temples around - Jagdish Temple, Karni Mata Temple (A Cabil Car Journey), Ambamata Temple, Mahakaleshwar Temples and many more. They should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Udaipur.
9. Shop Till You Drop
Revive the shopaholic in you whenever you're in Udaipur as the vibrant jackets, suits, umbrellas, accessories and fabrics will leave you spoilt for choices. Do give these markets a visit to for retail therapy - Hathi Pol Bazaar, Bada Bazaar, Chetak Circle, Bada Bazaar and Shilpgram.
10. Weekend Getaway From Your Getaway
Udaipur has its routes extended to other weekend getaways as well. Plan a journey ahead to Sawai Madhopur, Mount Abu, Banswara, Ambaji - and so much more. This one beautiful city leads you to explore several beautiful sites to game up your travel game.