Udaipur : Kashmir of Rajasthan Tour with VNV Tours Often referred as "Venice of east", the enthralling city of Udaipur features on every traveller's wishlist. Udaipur is located around azure water lakes and surrounded by lush green hills of Aravalli range making it one of the most romantic destination of India.With a gorgeous skyline, numerous activities to take part in and a variety of tourist attractions to visit, Udaipur is definitely a dream destination for many. The enchanting town of Udaipur, located in the heart of the Aravalli Range, is the favorite of tourists visiting Rajasthan. The three interconnected lakes within the town- Fateh Sagar, Lake Pichhola and Swaroop Sagar Lake have earned it the title ‘Venice of India’. Check out this list of tourist places that we have prepared for you, so that you do not miss out on the best that Udaipur has to offer: City Palace The true reflection of the grandeur of Rajasthan, City Palace is amongst the top places to visit in Udaipur. It is conglomeration of several buildings and towers and is better recognized as a Palace Complex. Belonging to the royal Mewar family, City Palace has a number of features that greatly attract tourist. Needless to say that the architecture is exquisite; there are a few structures that leave the visitor awestruck. Visitors also like to stay up late for the Mewar Light and Sound Show that is organized every evening here
Lake Pichola Just about everybody knows about the gorgeous Lake Pichola; it’s like another vital identity of Udaipur. It is a 4kms long man-made lake and is believed to be one of the most beautiful ones as well. Visitors to Udaipur cannot miss out on taking a boat ride on Lake Pichola which starts from Rameshwar Ghat in the City Palace. Lake Palace Marvelously built on Lake Pichola, Lake Palace is one of the most visited places in Udaipur. Situated on Jagniwas Island it is now run by the Taj group and is popularly known as Taj Lake Palace. With the Aravalli Hills in the background, Lake Palace makes one of the most romantic places in Rajasthan.
Jag Mandir A 17th century structure that stands gloriously amidst Lake Pichola on the Jagmandir Island, Jag Mandir is an excellent place to visit on Udaipur tour. Jagmandir is an impressive set of structures with the central building being called Jagmandir, which can be recognized by the marble-made elephants positioned outside. It is a three-storied structure and includes sections like Gul Mahal, an elegant façade, a Garden Courtyard and the Darikhana on its northern side, the Bara Patharon ka Mahal (palace of the 12 stones), the Zenana Mahal – a southern extension to the Gul Mahal and the Kunwar Pada ka Mahal. During the boat ride on Lake Pichola, a lot of tourists make sure that they visit this beautiful place. Jagdish Temple It is an Indo-Aryan Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh. The temple is located near the Badi Pol entrance of the City Palace and one can easily find a way up to it through the elephant-flanked steps. The deity of Lord Vishnu in black stone (in the form of Jagganath) presides over this temple. There is also a brass image of Vishnu’s vehicle Garuda facing the statue of Lord Vishnu in the main shrine. There are many small shrines other than the main temple and are dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva. A large number of devotees throng the temple, especially to watch the Aarti that takes place at every sunrise and sunset.
Lake Fatehsagar The charm of Udaipur is incomplete without Fateh Sagar Lake, which is situated in the north of Lake Pichola and is connected to it through a canal. It is also one of the major tourist attractions in Udaipur. Taking a boat ride on Lake Fatehsagar is indeed a must-do activity in the city if you are looking for some fun in the city. There are three islands in the lake out of which Nehru Park is the most famous. It is also an ideal place for family outing as it has a zoo. Saheliyon Ki Bari ‘The Garden of the Maidens’ as it literally means, Saheliyon ki Bari was constructed by Maharana Bhopal Singh. Situated in the northern part of the city, this exquisite place was built for the maids who accompanied the Princess to Udaipur (reckoned to be part of the dowry). Saheliyon kI Bari was one of those places where the maids could make merry, sing, dance and indulge in recreational activities. The garden is festooned with well-maintained fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and a delightful lotus pool. It is one delightful place that is a must visit in Udaipur! Kumbhalgarh Fort Kumbhalgarh Fort is about two hours drive from Udaipur and is truly majestic! It was built by Rana Kumbha during the 15th century and so far it is considered the most important fort of the Mewar kingdom after Chittorgarh. It is believed that the legendary Mewar warrior Maharana Pratap was born here in the fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is yet another tourist attraction in Udaipur that one must not miss out on. Along with the fort, one can also visit the famous Haldi Ghati where the great battle involving Maharana Pratap took place. Ek Lingji Temple Eklingji Temple is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan and is located at a distance of 22 km from Udaipur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built in 734 A.D. by Bappa Rawal. The architecture of the temple is worth praising; it is a double-storied temple that looks magnificent with its pyramidal style of roof and distinctly carved tower. Inside the main temple is a huge pillared hall or ‘mandap’ and on entering the hall one can see a silver image of Nandi. The temple also boasts of a four- faced idol of Eklingji (Lord Shiva) which is made out of black marble and is of the height of around 50 feet. The Shivlinga (The phallic form of Lord Shiva) is garlanded by a silver snake and is also the major attraction for devotees.
Jaisamand Lake/Dhebar Lake It is renowned as one of the largest artificial lakes in India and located at a distance of about 48 kms from Udaipur. Jaisamand Lake, which is also known as Dhebar Lake, was built in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh. It sprawls across an area of 36sq km, which makes it quite massive. The dam on this lake is the major attraction as it is about 1202 feet in length, 116 feet in height and 70 feet in width at the bottom. Another attraction here is the Shiva Temple. The lake is a great place to sit by or to be with a loved one; it is also an ideal place to contemplate nature. Conclusion We at VNVTours, take privilege in organizing best Taxi Services in Udaipur, after all our heritage is what makes the country stand apart. Our team of experts ensures packages that fit your preferences, caters to all your needs and importantly offers you an unforgettable expedition. Just give us a call at +91 967 278 5555 and allow us to offer you the best of heritage tour in Udaipur with Udaipur Taxi Services. VNV Tours arranges for cheap and accessible Taxi in Udaipur for the travelers who wants to rent car for in city usage. It provides many services like: Udaipur Tour Operator, Car Rental Services in Udaipur & Udaipur Sightseeing Tour Packages. This includes local sightseeing; in-city transfers pick and up drop services, short time booking etc. VNV Tours has a fleet of cars available for rent viz., SUVs like Toyota, Scorpio, Bolero, Sedan Class cars like Manza, Indigo eCs, Honda City, Swift Dzire and Luxury cars like volkswagen, Ford, BMW etc. Contact Us: Mobile: +91 967 278 5555 Web: http://www.vnvtours.com/ Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org