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The city of lakes, as it is popularly called, Udaipur is one of the favourite tourist destinations of India. Boasting of palaces and lakes, the picturesque location has prompted many filmmakers, Indian and international, to shoot some of the memorable classics, including the famous James Bond movie, Octopussy. The piece de resistance is the world-famous Lake Palace, a heritage property converted into a five-star luxury hotel.

Must Dos

  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the city by staying near the Lake Pichola: A trip to Udaipur is not complete if you haven’t woken up in the morning to feel the nip in the air, to see the gleaming sun rays fall on Lake Pichola, to hear the sonorous sounds of the birds and experience the bright, sweet-smelling flowers.
  • Visit the palaces, gardens and lakes: Home to several lakes and palaces, Udaipur’s charm lies in the history that resonates through the city of Udaipur. City Palace, Bagore ki haveli, Sahelion ki bari, Lake Palace, Sajjan Garh, Jagat Niwas… discover these ‘palatial’ gems as you walk the numerous pathways of Udaipur.
  • Experience the panoramic sunrise and sunset views: Most tourist destinations across the world advocate the typical ‘sunrise and sunset’ views because they are the rich golden hues painted on the canvas of any city to make it even more desirable. Take a closer watch as Udaipur skies transform to a gilded glow.
  • Walk along the Fateh Sagar Lake: Summer or winter, a walk along the Fateh Sagar Lake is a sure shot way to rejuvenate yourself, hear the bird calls of avian migratory species, observe the flora and fauna of the gardens. Nothing works better than a walk in the midst of nature.

Activities in and Around the City

City Tour
½ day
To discover the culture of the city with an insight into the religious aspect of the city.
  • City Palace
  • Eklingi and Nagda Temple
  • Durbar Hall
  • Jagdish Mandir
If there’s anything that defines Udaipur, it would be undoubtedly the City Palace. Built in the 15th century by Maharana Udai Singh, in the midst of Lake Pichola (you will love taking a boat ride here), the imposing marble-granite palace structure offers extraordinary views of the city. Don’t be surprised if your eyes get wider while admiring the artistic murals, silver, mirror, mosaic and inlay work that dot the various areas of the palace complex. The picturesque palace also houses a museum, besides courtyards, a palace done entirely in mirror-work and more. Step into the famous Durbar Hall and hear the echo of your own voice even as your neck strains to look up at the gilded ceiling with glimmering chandeliers, ornate ceilings and some of the most opulent and luxurious interiors that you might have ever seen. Oh, and don’t miss viewing the City Palace at night when the entire palace complex gets lit up with golden lights and the cool breeze serves only to enhance your Udaipur experience.
For a truly spiritual experience, we take you to visit temples like the Jagdish Mandir, Eklingi and Nagda temples, to name some, so you are offered – more than a religious insight – a generous peep into the mythical tales of gods and goddesses that the residents of Udaipur worship.

Arts & Craft Villa
Dipping into the artistic culture of the city while also shopping of rural handicrafts.
It’s old news that India’s textiles, prints and patterns, and artefacts have been synergised to perfection by international brands of repute like Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Prada. However, back home, many rural artists struggle to find a platform to showcase their skills. Keeping that in mind, the Shilp Gram Arts and Craft Village is the perfect stopover for visiting guests who want to carry back the real India in their baggage. With the backdrop of the Aravalli hills, this living museum showcases the Indian talent in architecture, pottery, jewellery, local textiles, even visual arts. Long after your vacation is over, you will think of the rural artists who gave live demonstrations of live in this village design their own work.

Culinary Classes
1-2 hours
Biting more than a slice of the local cuisine.
Indulge the foodie in you by biting into the spicy, delicious and local Rajasthani food. What’s more, learn how to cook some of these mouth-watering dishes through some of the best local chefs in town.

Ballooning over Udaipur
½ day
Experiencing the unmistakable aerial views of the city through the adventurous hot air balloon.
As you tower over the marble-granite City Palace, gently wafting over the Lake Pichola, you will take a deep breath, soak in the delightful smell of the fresh air, feel a mild shudder run through your spine and let your eyes indulge every sight, every view. For a city that is considered among the most beautiful ones in India, riding a hot air balloon and looking down at the city from the skies is a humbling experience that you cannot miss.

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