Udaipur the city of lakes is one of the more relaxed and safer cities in northern India. The grand mountains, crystal clear lakes, heritage monuments and splendid gardens make this city a famous tourist destination from across the globe. The city is famous for its delicate jewellery, different fabrics, pure handicrafts, wooden toys, gorgeous miniature paintings, and a variety of antique objects. So whenever you are planning to visit this royal city keep this advice in your mind.
Udaipur is tropical due to which it gets very hot and humid in the summer (July through September). Hence the best time to visit this city is sometime between September and March, which is the coolest time to enjoy the landscapes of the city. It is pleasant during the day during this time period, although it is chilly during the nights so packing is advised accordingly.
Udaipur provides the traveller with a number of public transport options. It will depend on your personal choice as to how you get about, with options from trains and crowded public buses to un-metered auto rickshaws and motorcycle, bullet or bicycle hire. Negotiating rickshaw fares is a must and a normal fee from any part of the city is Rs 40. You can also hire an auto rickshaw for the whole day by paying by paying Rs350 while air-conditioned taxis give the most comfortable journey. You can also choose to walk in this city and exploring more of it.
Hotels in Udaipur
There are numerous hotels in Udaipur from high range to low range. To explore ore of the city you can stay in the heart of the city or you can try hotels with picturesque lake view. While booking the hotels make sure you check the hotel website and compare the price from other sites. Try to get the best details for your favourite hotel.
Places to see
A trip to Udaipur is incomplete without a visit to its different forts, museums and palaces. From Mehrangarh fort to float over Lake Pichola or watch the splendour of Sahelion-Ki-Bari or catch the skyline of Udaipur from top of the City Palace or just absorb the awe-inspiring views of the city. While visiting these heritage sites, you will find a lot of local guides. However, while hiring a guide makes sure he is authorized personnel with an ID from the State Government and the Tourism Board. It is also highly recommended while choosing a guide asks him to cover the all attractions well. You can ask questions and about the places which he may not be covering.
Enjoying shopping in Rajasthan
Shopping is one of the interesting things to do in Udaipur. The various shops lined on both sides of the street here display a range of items, ranging from antique objects and jewellery to textiles. If you love shopping then go to the Bada Bazaar in Udaipur. Keep one thing in mind while shopping here you can bargain a lot. So show your shopping skills and get your favourite traditional things from here.
So keep these things in mind and enjoy your trip.