Udaipur- Where Lakes Mirror Royalty!
Udaipur is often referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’. Wonder why?
Well, Udaipur owes it to its sublime setting amidst manifold shimmering lakes that draw parallels to the charm of Venice!
Cradled in the heart of the Aravalli Hills, Udaipur in Rajasthan beckons with an irresistible concoction of history, culture, and natural beauty. Colloquially known as the ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur is an enchanting tapestry of azure lakes, opulent palaces, and a soulful folklore of the golden past of royal Rajasthan.
Where else do archaic traditions coexist with contemporary charm if not in Udaipur?
Where every corner bears testimony to the regal past- where the blowing wind sings about the cultural vibrance- That is the essence of the City of Udaipur!
How about a deep dive into the City of Lakes to explore the treasured pearls?
TOP MONUMENTS OF UDAIPUR
LET’S TAKE A BIRD’S EYE VIEW, SHALL WE?
City Palace (where royalty resides in every stone!)
1.Is it simply a historic treasure? No.
City Palace of Udaipur is a majestic marvel that encapsulates the essence of Rajasthan’s architectural splendour just perfectly!
Perched gracefully on the eastern bank of Lake Pichola, the opulent City Palace windows an awe-inspiring vista. This luxury resort in Udaipur is an architectural masterpiece, built over four centuries ago by the rulers of Mewar, seamlessly combines Rajasthani, European, Chinese, and Mughal design influences. Not just at its grandeur, your eyes are sure to be amazed by the intricate mirror work, mural paintings, and other winsome elements that testify to the opulence of the bygone era. Udaipur Palace luxury tour is an ode to the pristine artistry and sumptuous heritage of Rajasthan!
Lake Pichola (sail through time!)
2.One of Udaipur’s crown jewels, Lake Pichola, unfurls as a tranquil canvas for romantic boat rides.
In the embrace of the Aravalli, gliding gently over the placid waters of Lake Pichola boat rides makes for an unforgettable experience- especially for lovebirds! But what marks its place among the top honeymoon luxury packages in Udaipur is the mesmerising spectacle of the sun painting the sky with shades of gold- ethereal to witness!
The juxtaposition of iconic palaces, stunning hotels, and mystical temples turn every boat ride into a serene journey through history and time! Udaipur private boat tour on Lake Pichola is more than just a ride; it is a passage into Udaipur’s soul, where history, romance, and natural splendour harmonise!
Don’t you forget to take a walk in the Jag Mandir Palace on the island in the lake! This is also the same palace where Pop Icon Katy Perry’s marriage took place.
Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel (royalty at its finest!)
3.Nestled on the serene shores of Lake Pichola, the Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel stands as a testament to the timeless luxury and regal allure of Udaipur. This dainty heritage hotel in Udaipur not only offers a luxury stay at Lake Pichola but also promises a pristine experience of private dining in Udaipur.
Come with us into the realm of lavish comfort as you enter the beautifully restored rooms of Jagat Niwas Palace. With soul-soothing vistas of Lake Pichola and the City Palace, you are provided with a window into the romantic allure of Udaipur!
Who can say no to a private dining by the Lake?
At Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel, the dining experience elevates you to cloud nine of sophistication! Savour authentic Rajasthani dishes, prepared with precision and infused with the rich flavours of the royal soil. Every dish is a gastronomic journey through the cultural and culinary heritage of Rajasthan!
Saheliyon-Ki-Bari (where royalty blooms in every corner!)
Exploring Udaipur and not the serene oasis of Saheliyon-Ki-Bari is a sin!
For real? Yes.
Also known as the “Courtyard of the Maidens”, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari private visit is one of the most revered things to do in Udaipur.
This exquisite garden showcases the grandeur of Mewari majesty!
It is a paradise for those seeking solace and natural beauty amidst the historic splendour of Udaipur. Are you on a Udaipur family luxury tour? Saheliyon-Ki-Bari of Udaipur, with its stark history and placid aura, is a must-visit destination on your exclusive Udaipur holidays with your near and dear ones!
Jagdish Temple (spirituality meets splendour)
In the heart of Udaipur, among its myriad architectural marvels, stands the revered Jagdish Temple. On your Jagdish Temple guided tour , you touch down on this intricately carved timeless testament to Udaipur’s spiritual heritage.
Jagdish Temple is more than a mere place of worship; it is a spiritual journey that transcends centuries!
The temple’s aura is infectiously soul-stirring- no wonder pilgrims from all over the world collect here to forge an otherworldly connection with the almighty!
Popular on Udaipur luxury travel packages, the Jagdish temple stands as a paragon of beauty, an enthralling symphony of colours and artistry. Whether you seek spiritual pacification or architectural splendour, the Jagdish Temple of Udaipur is everything you need! Add this treasure trove on your bespoke Udaipur tour and immerse yourself in the divinity of Udaipur’s spiritual realm!
Bagore-Ki-Haveli (where Rajasthan dances to life!)
6.Home to exclusive cultural experiences in Udaipur, Bagore-Ki-Haveli is a treasure trove of Rajasthan’s bygone era of regal grandeur and rich heritage.
Its ornate balconies, intricately designed courtyards, and exquisitely adorned rooms resonate with stories of the past. As you explore its majestic chambers, we bet you will be transported back in time!
But what makes it an effervescent cultural cornucopia is its cultural evening program, where traditional Rajasthani dance, music and puppetry performances come alive. The vibrant folk arts and melodies breathe life into the historic walls- creating a mesmerising experience for the visitors!
So, why wait?
Let your feet tap to the rhythm of musical folk dances, and behold this once-in-a-lifetime experience come alive! India is a land of pulsating festivals; we all can vouch. Well, so is the royal land of Udaipur!
Following are two of the most celebrated festivals of Udaipur luxury festival packages- excited?
Let’s celebrate together!
Lake All The Way! – Lake Fateh Sagar
Another addition to the watery feels. the second lake in the city collection, Lake Fateh Sagar is bestowed with magical powers to lure you into coming to it. do you know what’s the most interesting thing about this one? it is home to 3 massively mesmerizing islands. and it doesn’t end there! you get to reach them on a super fun boat ride. there’s a park, a beautiful fountainhead and wait for it!
High Gardens To The Rescue - Sahelio Ki Bari
Also known as the courtyard of the maidens, this garden is a beautiful amalgam of lotus pools, elephant-shaped fountains, and pavilions made out of white marble. the royalty of this garden speaks a thousand words. to satiate your curiosity about its history we will tell you why it was made.
Sahelio ki bari was made for 48 young women attendants sent along with the princess to Udaipur as a part of the dowry. it is set under the Fateh Sagar Lake and its embankment. what makes it cool?
It has a Vigyan Kendra or a science center to calm down the little scientists inside all of you.
A trip to this garden will be a sure shot enchanting experience, we promise.
Art Eventually Finds A Way To Your Hearts – Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal
It’s never too late to live the culture and traditions through art and Bhartiya Lok kala mandal in Udaipur is the best place to do so. reviving the fold culture, music, dance, and other art forms of Rajasthan, madhya pradesh, Gujarat, and many other proud Indian states, this place is a blessing to the entire cultural community of our nation.
you can’t miss the opportunity to witness some of the finest artists now, can you?
Get ready to roll.
DANCE, MUSIC, AND MERRYMAKING!
Shilpgram Crafts Fair (unlocking Udaipur’s artistic legacy!)
In the heart of Udaipur, a vibrant celebration of indigenous craftsmanship unfolds annually at the Shilpgram Arts Festival. This grand event serves as a captivating showcase of Rajasthan’s diversity in crafts, textiles, and handicrafts, beckoning both locals and outsiders to explore the sumptuous cultural tapestry of Rajasthan.
At Shilpgram, you will encounter a delightful array of artistic expressions, from exquisite marble and terracotta sculptures to the intricate beauty of bandhani and camel leather artifacts.
Check out for yourself- who knows, you might land on a rare find!
What is the best time for luxury tours in Udaipur to catch this fair? Shilpgram Fair is hosted during November and December.
Join hands with the local artists in unravelling Udaipur’s artistic legacy at the Shilpgram Arts and Crafts Festival of Udaipur.
Mewar Festival of Gangaur (a cultural kaleidoscope of Udaipur!)
Udaipur knows how to celebrate, and the Mewar Festival of Gangaur is the crown jewel of its festivities. This 18-day extravaganza is a vivacious and joyous tribute to welcome the arrival of spring. The festival unfolds with endless fun, enthusiasm, and a riot of colours that paint the city in a kaleidoscope of tradition!
One of the highlights of Mewar Festival Luxury Tours is the grand procession that winds its way to the serene Lake Pichola of Udaipur. Here, you get to witness the heartwarming celebration of traditional customs, adorned in splendid attire, as the people of Udaipur come together to express their reverence and joy!
What is the best time for luxury tours in Udaipur to catch this fiesta?
Mewar Festival of Gangaur is celebrated during March and April.
Why just read about it when you can come to Udaipur and be part of this captivating event?
Experience firsthand the superlative enthusiasm and the enchanting cultural traditions of the Mewar Festival of Gangaur!