Travel Guide for Udaipur

This Travel Guide for Udaipur introduces you to the many facets of a city that makes Udaipur, the City of Lakes a fascinating holiday destination.

Nestled in the southern slopes of the Aravallis in the western state of Rajasthan, Udaipur beckons honeymooners, destination wedding planners and marriage parties, westerners and all those who have a passion for Rajasthani royalty and scenic beauty. This is one city that has surpassed all other cities of India with its intrinsic beauty and romantic settings.

In addition to the lakes, palaces, havelis and bazaars, temples and gardens and some of the best luxury hotels in the whole world adorn the city landscape. Venture out a little to the outskirts of Udaipur and you can come across little gems of Udaipur - royal estates tucked away from roving eyes - now offering exquisite experiences for tourists.

Read this travel guide for Udaipur to see how best you can explore this wonderful city, see the list of top places to visit in Udaipur that you can include in your tour itinerary, read about the special experiences in Udaipur that can transform your holiday into a memorable experience.

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Did you know?

    • Udaipur was voted as the best city in the world in 2009 by the Travel + Leisure magazine
    • Udaipur is closer to Ahmedabad, the city capital of Gujarat than to Jaipur, the city capital of Rajasthan
    • Some of the world's most renowned hotels are located in Udaipur
    • Lake Pichola is an artificially created lake. It was created by a gypsy / Banjara in the 14th Century AD, almost 3 centuries before Udaipur was founded.
    • The Crystal Gallery in Udaipur is home to the world's largest private collection of crystal furniture and objects.
    • City Palace in Udaipur is the largest royal palace complex in Rajasthan.