Udaipur, Venice of the east is an exotic and picturesque city that witnesses thousands of tourists throughout the year. The city has a magical vibe that attracts people towards itself from all over the world. Although, the best time to visit Udaipur is Monsoon, even in the heat of blazing sun each and every day spent in the city of lakes is mystical and absolutely worth it.
Although there are a thousand reasons to visit Udaipur, still we give you 8 best reasons that why it should be your next travel destination.
Let’s get started.
The first and the most obvious-
1. City of lakes-
City of lakes seems to be a synonym of Udaipur. The beautiful and magnificent lakes are the soul of Udaipur and act as a major tourist attraction. The scenic backdrop of shimmering lakes embodies the essence of tourists in this city. Must visit lakes are Fatehsagar lake, Lake Pichola, Badi lake and Udai Sagar lake.
These lakes are often crowded as people of all ages visit them during and morning and evening for a walk and to chill.
2. Larger than life hotels-
Want your stay to be memorable and lavish at the same time? Well, Udaipur hotels are the perfect option for you. The hospitality and architecture of the hotels are a class apart. The palatial hotels speak of glorious past, the flickering of sunshine on the beautiful lakes makes it a paradise for every tourist.
Even the budget hotels situated in old city will give you a stunning view from your window. Some of the best hotels include Taj Lake Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas, Jag Mandir Palace, Leela Palace, Chunda Palace, Ramada and The Lalit.
3. Sumptuous temples-
Many people are not aware of the fact that Udaipur is also famous for its temples. These temples are not merely just about worship but the architecture and history behind these temples have a story to tell. Some temples like Neemach Mata and Karni Mata give a bird’s eye view of the city. While temples like Ekling Ji and Jagdish Mandir depict the true history of Mewar rulers and the city.
4. The Land of Forts and Palaces-
A journey to the land of forts and palace where everything is soaked into royal ambiance. If you are a history buff just like me then Udaipur is a definite visit for you. The Forts and Palaces depict the Vellore and raw beauty of Mewar. Prominent Forts and Palaces to visit are-
5. Mouth Watering food-
The city is home to restaurants that serve delicious and mouth-watering food. Udaipur has some of the best ‘dinner with a view’ restaurants which allows you to dine by the lakeside where you can enjoy the meal as well as lake view side by side.
I recommend you to try the traditional Rajasthani food at least once on your trip to Udaipur and trust me you won’t regret it.
6. A perfect destination for Shopaholics-
If you are in Udaipur than there is some serious shopping to be done. The local market of Udaipur is a delight and it highlights the ethnic culture of the city in its work. Although there is a big list of items to be bought popular things include Journals, handicrafts, Painting and sculptures, turbans, Traditional Rajasthani attires.
7. Exploring nearby destinations-
Lastly, if you have some free time left than you also have an option of traveling to destinations like Kumbhalgarh, Chittorgarh, Haldi Ghati, Ranakpur and Nathadwara which are only an hour or two rides from Udaipur.
Udaipur’s royalty, rich culture, and heritage, vibrancy and hospitality will make you fall in love with this city instantly.
These were just 7 out of innumerable reasons that why Udaipur should be your next travel getaway.
We hope to see you soon in Udaipur.
Till then, Happy travelling.