Guide to travelling to Udaipur city

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Udaipur is a beautiful city and provides lots of interesting activities for tourists to indulge in during the trip. There are activities meant for all ages. You are sure to have immense fun and would have wished to extend your trip duration. You can indulge in paragliding, trekking, helicopter ride and cycling tours. The passive activities offered are sunset boat rides offered at Fateh Sagar Lake or Pichola Lake. You can also enjoy your shopping session at Mochiwada Bazaar, Bada Bazaar or Shilpgram. Here, you can buy authentic Rajasthani handicrafts, bags, silver jewellery pieces, handmade juttis and Bandhani sarees, etc. The best time for visiting Udaipur city is between November and February. The climate during this time is quite pleasant and average temperature varies between 12 and 28 degrees Celsius. Thus, you can easily indulge in various types of active and passive outdoor activities without facing any kind of inconvenience. Booking in advance the leela palace udaipur is sure to provide you peace of mind and satisfaction, especially when travelling with spouse and children.

What to know when travelling to Udaipur?

  1. How to reach this city?
  2. You are to arrive at Maharana Pratap Intl. Airport to reach this city. It is located at about 22 kilometres away from the main city. You can find major airlines like Air India, SpiceJet and IndiGo plying to this airport from other major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi. This city also boasts of having its own railway station named ‘Udaipur Railway Station’ and is connected with all parts of the country.
  3. Best time for visiting the city?
  4. November to February is the winter months here and enjoys pleasant weather. The average temperature during this period varies between 12 and 28 degrees Celsius and is comfortable to explore the region.
  5. Why is Udaipur referred to as the ‘White City’?
  6. The Rajput-styled forts and palaces constructed here by the great rajas have generously used white marbles. Even the structures and houses here are all in uniform white colour. Hence, the entire place appears like a magical fairyland.
  7. What are the famous foods served in Udaipur city?
  8. The city of Udaipur is considered to be a food lovers’ paradise. A few lip smacking dishes served here are pav bhaji, daal baati choorma, dabeli, vada pav, bun maska, falooda, kachoris, masala chai, samosas, mini mirchi bada, egg bhurji, jalebis, poha, paani puri, rabdi kulfi, etc.
  9. What are the things that make this city famous as a tourist spot?
  10. Located amidst the Aravalli Ranges, this city is popular for its scenic lakes, grand palaces, Rajput-era palaces and forts, rich culture, traditional festivals, galleries, museums, architectural temples, etc.
  11. Can girls make solo-trips to the city?
  12. Yes! This city is completely safe for all women travellers. A good number of women, both domestic and foreign travellers can be noticed visiting this place to indulge in exiting solo trips. However, women when travelling solo are advised to take adequate precautionary measures to stay safe and avoid venturing into unknown places without authorized guide or trustworthy people.
  13. Why to visit Udaipur City?
  14. It is a charming city and offers travellers with serenity and peace. This city is located away from the urban centres, free from the rush, hustle and bustle. This place is sure to mesmerize you with its turquoise lakes, tranquil vibe, unmatchable natural beauty, delectable cuisine and architectural forts.
  15. How to move around the city?
  16. You can get easy access to different forms of public transport like buses, tongas and auto rickshaws. You can also book rental cabs, taxis or through apps.
  17. Who is credited with the construction of the Lake Palace?
  18. Maharaja Jagat Singhji II has constructed this palace. He is considered to be Mewar Royal Dynasty’s 62nd successor. This palace was built about 250 years ago in the middle of Pichola Lake. Taj Hotel Palaces and Resorts currently manage this place and have converted it into a 5-star heritage hotel.
  19. How many days will be required to complete the tour in Udaipur city and its outskirts?
  20. You can opt for 4 days and 3 night’s package to explore the city of Udaipur. The tour itinerary to follow will be as given below:
  • First Day: Check out Vintage Car Museum & City Palace.
  • Second Day: Aarti at the famous Ambrai Ghat and visit Jaisamand Lake for boat ride pleasure.
  • Third Day: Trekking / Paragliding
  • Fourth Day: Tasting local cuisines and shopping at Shilpgram.
  1. Which lake is a better option to visit: Fateh Sagar or Pichola?
  2. Among the two, Fateh Sagar Lake is considered to be a better choice. It is located among rolling hills and lush greenery. It will entice you with its mesmerizing beauty. Besides experiencing out its scenic charm, you can also get to enjoy the sunset boat ride here which is less expensive when compared to the one offered at Lake Pichola.
  3. Where to have tasty local cuisines?
  4. Several restaurants have mushroomed all over the city to cater to the needs of tourists coming from all parts of the country and the world. But the most famous ones are Gatte ki subzi and Bati Choorma. You should also taste Rajasthani Thali incorporated with local food items as well as Kachori Chat, Mirchi Kachori and Dalkachori.
  5. Best public transport form to use for exploring places?
  6. To explore the lengths and breadths of Udaipur city, you can book auto-rickshaws. They are easily available and with some good bargaining, you will be able to get some exciting deals on the price. But do remember to specify in advance the places you like to visit to ensure the best route is taken and nothing is missed out. If you can spend more, then you can book tourist cabs.

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