Your 48 Hour Guide to Udaipur
Among the most throbbing tourist places of India, Udaipur has something to offer for everyone in the form of its cultures, nature, simplicity, and food. The city has been beautifully surrounded by the Aravalli mountain ranges and houses four big lakes that offer pleasant views. The city boasts of the architecture of ancient times of Rajputs and Mughals that serves as a source of attraction for many tourists. Beautiful palaces, museums, parks, and lakes complete the list of places to visit in Udaipur. The famous cuisine of the city of Udaipur is another highlight of this destination.
Be it watching the beautiful city from the hilltop or having candlelit dinner under the twinkling stars, Udaipur is an ideal choice for tourists looking for a romantic city. But before planning a visit, go through the Udaipur hotel list and finalise where you would like to stay during your trip.
When you visit the city with a limited time in your hands, you need a guide to experience everything in the city. Here’s your 48-hour guide to the Udaipur city:
Day 1: Visit Jagdish Temple: Udaipur is a city of palaces which boasts of medieval architecture, but its temples are not behind as they display beautiful architecture. Jagdish Temple is one of the oldest and renowned temples of the town and is home of Lord Vishnu. You can have your breakfast and then, move on the way to temple. Amidst the calm tones and sounds of prayers, you can spend some peaceful time in the temple. This peaceful solitude will give a beautiful start to your day.
Udaipur City Palace: The most beautiful and popular palace of the city is Udaipur City Palace which is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola. The palace offers a spectacular fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. Offering panoramic views, the palace surprises everyone with its breathtaking views. It attracts thousands of tourists every year and houses two courtyards, pavilions, and terraces. The magnificent architecture and exclusive paintings offer amazing vibes to the tourists. It has an artifacts museum followed by the chambers where the king used to perform his official duties.
When it’s lunchtime, you can savor the delectable cuisine of the city at any of the restaurants and cafes which you find suitable as per your food preference and budget.
Bagore ki Haveli: An ancient Haveli that has been turned into a museum for tourists and is located around 700 meters away from the City Palace. With 100 rooms having costumes, artifacts, and other items on display, the haveli also has a puppet museum, turban museum and a section where royal weddings are depicted through beautiful 3D models.
Day 2: Lake Pichola: Beginning your day with a visit to Lake Pichola is one of the amazing experiences you can have. The pleasant breeze will make your day. You can take a boat ride here and watch the mesmerizing views. It has two islands with Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas where you can witness the ultimate beauty that exists in the town.
Visit Shilpgram: Shilpgram is home to many artists and is basically a craft village which is located three kilometers from the Fatehsagar Lake. You can enjoy the folk dances, puppet shows and much more here, and buy hand-made items to take back as a souvenir.
In the end, you can take a visit to Sahelion ki bari which is quite near to Shilpgram and has a garden. The garden has been divided into many sections with different types of fountains in each section and that too amidst the lush greenery.
The 48-hour guide will let you have a historical and beautiful experience in the city. In case you feel that you have some spare time, you can visit Lake Fatehsagar and Royal Cremation Ground. And yes, do not forget to shop. Just head to the main textile market Hathipole and shop for different kinds of fabrics.