Udaipur, the historical capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is the jewel of Indian state of Rajasthan. This city is also known as the city of lakes. If you have never been to Venice, then visit Udaipur, the Venice of East. These are many lakes are present in this city, so it is known as Lake city or city of lakes. The city is gifted with many scenic landscapes, those makes city famous, also this city is famous for its rich culture and great history.
The city is founded in by Maharana Udai Singh-II. Arvind Singh Mewar is the 76th king of the Mewar dynasty. The city is set around with artificial lakes. All the lakes in the city are interred connected. These lakes support the water availability for drinking, agriculture, industries through the city. Apart from lakes there are many other attractions like forts. Temples and gardens are there. Udaipur was the setting of many movies.
People in Udaipur prefer to wear bright coloured traditional dresses. Udaipur is well known for terracotta, silver arts, paintings, marble works and many other handicrafts. Here people develop regional handicraft and handloom products. For handicraft shopping Udaipur is the best destination. The climate of Udaipur is tropical. During summer the mercury staying between a maximum of 42.3°C and a minimum of 28.8°. Winters are mild at Udaipur.The best time to visit is during September to March.
There are many landscapes in Udaipur which are famous for their history, architecture. These scenic places are perfect for photography. Some of the monuments are City palace, Lake Pichola, Lake palace, Bagoreki Haveli, Car museum, Jagdish Temple, Shilpgram, Moti Magri. If you have time you can take a short visit to the nearby places like Nathdwara, Haldighati, Ranakpur, Kumbhalgarh Fort, and Mount Abu etc. Without these short visits your trip will not be complete. Overall visiting to Udaipur is a good and memorable experience.
Monsoons from July – September and winters from October to mid-March the best time to visit Udaipur.
By Air: The nearest airport in Udaipur is called the Maharana Pratap Airport which is situated about 20 kilometers away from the city center.
By Train: Udaipur lies on a vast network of rail that connects it to major cities in India such as Jaipur, Delhi, Kolkata, Indore, Mumbai and Kota
By Road: There is a very well-established bus service network to Udaipur, linking it to several cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Indore, Kota and Ahmedabad, among others.