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Udaipur Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    Hindi, English and Mewari
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer : (28.8°C to 42.3°C) & Winter (2.5°C to 28.8°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (March-June), Winter (November-February), Monsoon (July-September)
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Nearest Railway: Udaipur
  • Nearest Airport: Udaipur

Udaipur was founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh and known by many popular names like “Venice of the east” and “City of Lakes”. Tagged as “one of the most romantic cities in India” – Udaipur is nestled in the midst of Aravalli Hills & has beautiful havelis, temples and palaces. Golden Triangle Holiday is offering this Udaipur Travel Guide to make your trip to this city stress-free and pleasurable.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Udaipur

Jagdish Temple

A big Hindu temple built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh and features an Indo-Aryan style of architecture.  This three- storied temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and comprised of lush halls, painted walls, decorated ceilings and wonderfully carved pillars. It is located in the heart of Udaipur city and has a black stone image of Lord Vishnu.

City Palace

It is one of the most famous architectural wonders of Udaipur, which overlooks the Lake Pichola. It was constructed over a period of 400 years by several kings, starting by the Maharana Udai Singh. This palace features Mughal & Rajasthani style of architecture and comprised of hanging gardens, corridors, terraces, pavilions and courtyards. Enjoy the panoramic view of Udaipur city from this palace complex.


It is a famous garden in Udaipur that has marble elephants, a lotus pool, kiosks and fountains. This garden is also called as “Courtyard of the Maidens” and was built by Maharana Sangram Singh in the 18th century for a group of 48 maids who accompanied the queen in her marriage.

Fateh Sagar Lake

This is an artificial lake in Udaipur that was built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh. This pear-shaped lake is a perfect spot to enjoy boating and encircled by Aravalli hills from three sides. This lake also has three small lakes, which can be reached by a boat ride.

How To Reach

By Air
Udaipur city has its own airport (Maharana Pratap airport) and well-connected through major Indian cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad and many others. It is considered as the best option to reach Udaipur and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

By Rail
Udaipur is its own railway station and well connected with all the major cities like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and many others. After reaching Udaipur by train, you can hire a car to explore major tourist attractions.

By Road
Udaipur is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Delhi and many others. This city has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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