On the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola, is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravalis, it has inevitably been dubbed the 'Venice of the East'. It is a kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carries the flavour of the heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry. Lakes Udaipur
Founded in 1568 A.D by Maharana Udai Singh, the city is a harmonious Indian blend of whitewashed buildings, marble palaces, lakeside gardens, temples & Havelis. According to the legend, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichola. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city. The marvellous architecture of the palaces is spell bounding.
By Air : Udaipur is connected by regular flights to Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad, and Mumbai.
By Rail : Udaipur is on the Western Railway meter gauge network. Trains connect it to Delhi, Chittor, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Ajmer, and Jodhpur.
By Road : Udaipur is on National Highway No. 8 and is linked with several states such as Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. We would provide you all India tourist permit vehicles for the local transportations and also for the intercity drives too.
The city has religious and cultural activities round the year and people partake these activities with gay and happiness. The people are friendly, laborious and proud of their self respect. The food is quite simple and they avoid showbiz in their life. The costumes are very colorful and the typical silver jeweler used by rural ladies need real admiration.
Fairs And Festivals
The Shilp Gram (Craft Bazaar) is situated just 3 km off Udaipur and is a great place to see the art and craft of all the states of western India. The Directorate of Tourism organizes a 10-day festival from December 15 every year, which is a treat for the visitors interested in village crafts.
The onset of spring brings the Mewar festival on April 7-8. A traditional welcome to spring, this festival is a visual feast with Rajasthani songs, dances, processions, devotional music and firework displays. It is celebrated in the romantic city of Udaipur during the Gangaur Festival. A procession of colorfully attired women carrying images of the goddess Gauri makes its way to Lake Pichola. A procession of boats on the lake offers a fitting finale to this splendid celebration.
Attractions of Udaipur
City Palace : A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The City Palace of Udaipur is a must-see during vacations in Udaipur.
Pichola Lake : The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh and inspired him to build Udaipur. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking magnificence.
Pratap Memorial : Atop the Moti Magri or pearl hill, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap with a bronze statue of the Maharana.
Fateh Sagar : A beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru Park - a lovely garden island with a boat shaped cafe accessible by an enjoyable boat ride.
Jagdish Temple : Built in 1651 A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo-Aryan temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir : The interesting collection exhibited by this Indian folk arts museum includes folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari : (Garden of the maids of honor): This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.
HOTEL IN UDAIPUR
HOTEL SAROVAR UDAIPUR
Hotel Sarovar is a luxury hotel, located at Pichola Lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It offers panoramic view of lake pichola, excellent hospitality and recreational facilities at just a walk away from old city of Udaipur.
Facilities at Sarovar comprise:
Deluxe lake facing Rooms with modern amenities.
Shilpi Village Restaurant serving Indian and oriental cuisine.
Shamiana Rooftop Restaurant offering Indian and International cuisine.
Sightseeing in Udaipur - Lake Pichola (Boating), City Palace, Vintage Car Museum, Saheliyon ki Bari (Royal Garden), Jagdish temple, Gulab Bagh (Rose Garden)
Rajputana Resorts situated in the south eastern part of the Historical Heritage city Udaipur. The City of lakes, Heritage Palaces, Havelies, beautiful Gardens with Fountains have a prominent mark and place of joy that tradition of heroism, patriotism, chinalry. Heroism with rich cultural heritage Rajputana Resort provides the royal hospitality and a memorable endure. The peaceful location of Resort amidst beautiful lush green velvet; which creates a marvelous views. Only 10 minutes drive from the main city.
Air Port : 20 Km. Bus Stand : 3 Km. Railway station : 2 Km.
Accommodation & Facilities:
Accommodation with all the Modern Amenities Luxurious Accommodation with a blend of tradition with modern amenities in its royal suites. The Resort offers elegant and comfortable Air - conditioned Rooms with all modern amenities like Color T.V. , Telephone, attached Bathroom with 24 hours hot and cold running water, Bath tub etc.
The Rooms are build artistically in a style, typical of Mewari Architect, accompanied by the modern Architectural concept, with ethnic and artistically designed interiors. The beautiful Jharokha (Balcony like in palace) in each suite provide a majestic view of the lush green joyful and peaceful surrounding and Aravali mountain. The idea is to offer the weary travelers the modern comforts esconed in the ambience of past.
The Resort has a well appointed Air-conditioned Restaurant which serves traditional Indian specialties as well as continental cuisine. The Mewari cuisine served, evokes flavors from the past
HOTEL Amet Haveli Udaipur
Hotel Amet Haveli is well designed and sited in a superb position. It fronts onto Lake Pichola near the Hanuman Ghat and is directly opposite the magnificent shoreline of Udaipur City Palace, Lal Ghat and water gate. It is comfortable, clean and elegant. This pretty 350-year-old haveli has enough charm to have found its way into glossy books on Indian style, but it's rather basic for anyone who wants a lot of amenities.
That's note all, the Ambrai Restaurant which adjoins the Amet Haveli is beautifully located under trees beside the lake. At night braziers are sets up for warmth and lamps are hanged from the trees. The food at the restaurant is so tempting, mouth watering & delicious that you simply cant miss it.
The hotel's halcyon setting on the west banks of the lake, opposite the livelier old town, is great for lovebirds or anyone wanting a soul-soothing getaway. Offering picturesque windows bearing small stained-glass panels and cushioned window seats, rooms are elegant though not overly luxurious. More comfort defines the suites.
Amet Haveli has total 11 elegantly appointed guest rooms including 5 deluxe rooms and 6 suites providing a wonderful view of the City Palace, Jag Niwas - Lake Palace, the old city, Ghangaur, the Aravalis & the Lake Pichola.
Ambrai Restauarant - The hotel is famous for its wonderful restaurant called Abrai. The restaurant is so awe inspiring that you wont go anywhere else once you are there. The panoramic view of lighted old city & the palace compound, lake palace and the serene lake. The whole ambiance is so amazing and the delicious food makes it an unforgettable experience.
Room service, multi-cuisine restaurant called "Ambrai", Travel desk, laundry etc.
HOTEL Udai Kothi Udaipur
Though within a short, pleasant stroll from the heart of Old City, the Udai Kothi is remarkable for its tranquility and magnificence. The Udai Kothi is a superbly modern hotel, with all the facilities you would expect. However, every effort has been made to incorporate those architectural and decorative features that speak of the traditional style giving our guests the best of both worlds; the latest standards, blending happily with old-world charm.
The hotel comprises 16 rooms with attached bathrooms, and 8 luxurious suits. Each guestroom has its own character and style, with carefully selected furniture, soft furnishings and decor; and a delightful view that can be savored from the jharokha (window seat).
The elegant rooftop restaurant with its cool palm court makes a perfect retreat from the midday heat. Dine in the evening in a romantic ambience, muted lighting, gentle music, shining cutlery and spotless napery. The reflection of the illuminated palaces in the waters of the lake and the twinkling lights of the city won't fail to enchant you. We offer a high standard of cuisine from a comprehensive menu.
Our attractive rooftop terrace offers spectacular panoramic view. Your eyes travel over Pichhola Lake towards the charming water front of the Old City with its temples & palaces; then beyond to the country side & the surrounding Aravali Hills. Upon the terrace discover a perfect spot to relax, or swim in Udaipur's only rooftop pool; away from the noise and bustle of the city street with the restaurant close-at-hand to supply you with drinks, snacks or meals, and musical entertainment in the evening.
Spacious lawns stretch out on the South side of the hotel, bordered with multicolored climbing Bougainvillea and other beautiful shrubs and flowers, an ideal venue for large celebrations.
You need no other reason to spend your vacations here.
Rooftop Swimming Pool
Rooftop Terrace Restaurant
Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Folk Dances & Music
Garden (approx. 18000 sq. ft.)
Telephone and Fax
Off Road Parking
Lift to all Floors
Captive Power Supply
Doctor on Call
Credit Cards acceptance
Rooftop Jacuzzi & Steam Bath
Boat Ride & Cruises on Lake Pichola
Mewar Haveli Udaipur
Mewar Haveli is a lovely hotel located on the banks of the Lake Pichola. The hotel is designed in Rajasthani Haveli style. it has a wonderful view of lake city. Alll the major tourist destination are very near to the hotel. The personalized services and the ambiance will make your stay more enjoyable & memorable.
Mewar Haveli has total 9 beautifully appointed rooms. There are 6 lake facing rooms and has a marvelous view of the Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Jagmandir, old city and the exquisite Aravali Ranges. All the rooms are air-conditioned and attached with bathrooms. Tastefully designed rooms offers a pleasant and comfortable stay.
Mewar Haveli is well appointed hotel. It has a multi cuisine restaurant and rooftop restaurant. The other facilities are room service, travel desk, laundry, conference hall, shopping arcade etc.