City Palace, a sight to behold

City Palace, a sight to behold

A picturesque view of the Maharaja Palace

A picturesque view of the Maharaja Palace

Soak in the azure shades of nature at Lake Pichola

Soak in the azure shades of nature at Lake Pichola

The magnificent Jag Mandir surrounded by the shimmering lake

The magnificent Jag Mandir surrounded by the shimmering lake

Destination Snapshot

  • Travel Style

  • First Timers
  • Culture Vultures
  • Lovebirds
  • Nirvana-aah
  • Family Fun
    • Language

      Hindi, English and Rajasthani
    • Altitude

      598 metres above sea level
    • Time zone

      IST (GMT/UTC + 5:30 hours)
    • Theme

      Heritage, Religious

Majestic forts, splendid palaces, idyllic gardens and ancient temples; such is the grandeur of Udaipur.

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  • Forts and Palaces

    Much like the rest of Rajasthan, Udaipur too is home to some of the most magnificent forts and palaces in the world and each one of them is worth a visit.

  • Lakes

    Udaipur has some of the most picturesque lakes in India. The views of the hills in the backdrop are dream-like and are sure to leave you enchanted.

  • Shopping

    With its vibrant, colourful markets and a wide array of trinkets on offer, shopping in Udaipur is a must-do activity.

Be prepared

  • Weather

    Although Udaipur is a year-round destination, the weather can get hot and sunny during summers. Don't forget to pack that sunscreen!

Describing It

Often called the ‘Venice of the East,’ Udaipur is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in India. An internationally famous destination, Udaipur is home to majestic palaces and havelis , beautiful temples, art galleries, museums and lakes. With greenery in abundance and boat rides to enchant you, you are sure to fall in love with this city.

The capital of the former princely state of Mewar, Udaipur is a culturally and historically rich city and is also a popular wedding destination. The city’s iconic Lake Palace and City Palace are some of India’s most striking architectural marvels.

A shopper’s delight, Udaipur is known for its colourful knick-knacks, ethnic wear, leather bags, miniature paintings and other traditional handicrafts.

There are numerous restaurants sprinkled all over the city offering mouthwatering Rajasthani delicacies and other cuisines; Udaipur is a paradise for food lovers. Evenings by Udaipur’s lakes are balmy too, enjoyed from the city’s myriad rooftop restaurants. Udaipur is definitely the most serene of all places in India.