Udaipur city is situated 598 metre above sea level in the southern part of the Indian state, Rajasthan. It has an area of 37 square kilometres and is located on the southern slope of the mighty Aravalli hills which separates the city from the Thar desert. Northern Udaipur comprises of plateaus while the eastern side of the city has vast fertile plains. Southern part of this beautiful city comprises of rocks, hills and forests.
An idyllic place for romantics at heart, Udaipur is undoubtedly the best place to holiday in Rajasthan. Adorned with pretty palaces and the scintillating lakes, this popular tourist place has so much to offer to the honeymoon couples and history lovers. The city is also home to the second largest man-made sweet water lake, and has one of the most exotic boutique hotels in India. A perfect destination for honeymoon tour, family vacation as well as holiday with friends, this prized possession of Rajasthan is definitely a must visit. The charming Udaipur draws the attention of the tourists with its enormous lakes, awe-inspiring palaces and quite scrumptious food. The city is like a fresh breath of air as it is adorned with multiple of lakes in a desert state. Udaipur is an ideal destination for a luxury holiday as it is replete with boutique hotels that either fringe the lakes or are situated amidst it. In fact, the city boasts a number of palaces that have been converted to heritage hotels for the luxury seekers to have a glimpse of royal hospitality.
Apart from the lakes, palaces and heritage hotels, Udaipur is home to many popular Hindu temples, thus a pilgrimage tour is also a great idea in this tourist place in Rajasthan. Another important aspect of Udaipur tourism is the reflection of rich Rajasthani culture. The city has cultural village that offers an opportunity to take glance at the opulent art and craft; cuisine and dance and music forms of Rajasthan. The Shilpgram Mahotsav and Mewar Festival are amongst the best festivals to take a peek inside the culturally opulent city of Udaipur. The city also has a few tourist places for history lovers, there is a museum in the city that showcases the lifestyle of the royals, tribal jewellery, turbans, dolls, masks, musical instruments, paintings and puppets. The city also houses a fairly large vintage car collection, which is definitely a worth witnessing. Tour My India with its updated travel guide offers the best insight into Udaipur. Find the best hotels, best holiday packages and information on best time to visit and means of transportation.