Udaipur is called as the Rajasthan’s crown-jewel, and it is also known as ‘City of Lakes’, which was surrounded by the beautiful Aravalli Hills in every direction with beautiful lakes as an addition to its beauty. It was famously called “The Venice of the East”.
Now we are going to discuss the five most satisfying experiences that should never be missed on a visit to Udaipur.
1.Go for a Boat Ride at Lake Pichola
Standing up to its title “City of Lakes”, Udaipur contains plenty of heavenly lakes. So, the trip of Udaipur is incomplete without having a Boat ride in those blue waters. Having a boat ride on Lake Pichola would be the best among all, especially at the time of dusk. We can have a glance at islands of Pichola namely Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Arsi Vilas and Mohan Mandir midst of the boat ride and the whole ride will give us some cherish able scenic views to capture and keep along.
Timings: Monday-Sunday (9:00Am to 6:00Pm)
- Boat Ride:
Rs.400/-per person (Adult),
Rs.200/- per person (children)
- Sunset Boat Ride:
Rs.700/-per person (Adult),
Rs.400/- per person (children)
2. Dine at Sheesh Mahal
Sheesh Mahal is a very fine-dining restaurant that is set open-air with a great and heartwarming view of Lake Pichola. This restaurant serves traditional Rajasthani dishes and dishes of North Indian frontier cuisine, every dish served will leave a mark and keeps us in a state of drooling for more. Sheesh Mahal is set with some elegant glow of gleamy candle lights. Here, both our eyes and taste buds will get entertained, and also makes us feel the regality at heart.
Timings: 7:30 Pm to 11:00 Pm.
3.Shop at Hathi Pol Bazaar
Everyone loves to shop at unique places, Hathi pol bazaar is such a unique place to stop and shop at. Hathi pol bazaar contains some really authentic and traditional Rajasthani stuff which were mostly handicrafts. The shops are filled with souvenirs, artisanal products, and paintings, etc that are available in negotiable prices. This place will offer you the most beautiful house garnishing items along with some ethnic handicrafts to fill your wardrobe.
Plan your trip to Udaipur and travel via Palace on Wheels luxury train which makes your trip more memorable.
Location: G N P * LACE (Girdhar Das Nathu Lal Parikh) 179, Bada Bazaar, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
In this rapidly growing digital world, it’s being hard to preserve the heritage and culture of our motherland. But, there are very few places that showcase such scarce heritage by preserving to show them to the future generations, such a place is Shilpgram. It is a museum of traditional Rajasthani arts, culture and crafts. It is surrounded by the huts based on ancient architecture, which were constructed with mud and authentic building materials to sustain the naturality of the culture and also offers rural market feels.
Timings: Monday-Sunday (11:00 Am to 7:00 Pm)
Cost: Rs.30/-per person (Adult),
Rs.15/- per person (children)
Rs.50/- per person (Foreigner)
5.Visit Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuaries are always a treat to witness because of their widening experience. The Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary is stretched in a total area of 578 sqm. It is named after its encompassed fort called “Kumbhalgarh Fort”. Many people will be in an assumption of imagining the Rajasthan a complete desert kind of area, but this wildlife sanctuary is filled with some pleasant greenery and dense forest, which will surprise people with such assumptions. This sanctuary consists of around 40 wolf packs, and almost 200 versatile species of birds and many more animals as primary attractions.
Timings: 7:00 Am to 6:00 Pm
Cost: Rs.10/-(per person)
To know more about the Palace on Wheels route map which shows all the destinations.