10 Things About Udaipur That Will Awaken The Romantic In You
Whenever one thinks of Rajasthan, one can only think of never-ending deserts; but you'd be in for a pleasant surprise if you happen to visit Udaipur in Rajasthan because unlike it's neighbouring cities filled with barren lands, Udaipur is actually "The City of Lakes" and is around the azure interconnected water lakes- The Fateh Sagar Lake, The Lake Pichola and the smaller Swaroop Sagar Lake hemmed in by the lush hills of Aravalis.
Udaipur's kaleidoscope of fairy tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls carry the flavour of heroic past, epitomising valor and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of The Lake Pichola is an enticing sight.
Udaipur is often called "The Venice of the East" and The Most Romantic City in India. Lately, it's one of the top favourite places across the world for Destination weddings. Here's why you should definitely plan your next trip to Udaipur soon!
1. Monsoon Palace aka Sajjan Garh
2. The City Palace
3. Exquisite sunset at Dudh Talai
Red cable cars ferry sightseers on the 5-minute trip up the hill at Dudh Talai to Karni Mata temple.
4. Vintage collection of classic cars
Double up on the ticket with the Rajasthani Thali offered inside, and it will make for a memorable experience for both car and food enthusiasts.
5. A Walk in The Old City
6. Nehru Garden
7. Exploring Lake Pichola
The best time to go for this boat ride is at dusk so you can see the magical light falling on the lake and palaces and experience the beautiful colour palette of the evening sky and breathe in this beauty.
8. Shilpgram-Artisan's Village
A must visit time is from December 23rd to January 1st for the yearly Shilpgram Utsav which attracts more than a lakh visitors every year to its rural market fair and festival of live performances by folk artists from different parts of the country.
9. The Fateh Sagar Lake and Rani Road
The lake can be explored by hiring a paddle or motor boat.