Tour description Of Udaipur Day Tour
Duration: Full Day
Places Covered: City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Dudh Talai, Saheliyon ki Bari, Bagore ki Haveli, Sukhadiya Circle, Monsoon palace (Sajjan Garh)
Our full day Udaipur sightseeing tour covers all interesting and popular tourist attractions includes Udaipur City Palace, Shree Jagdish Temple, Dudh Talai, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari, Moti Magri, Sukhadiya Circle and Monsoon Palace - Sajjangarh. The details of major tourist spots in Udaipur which are featured in our full day sightseeing tour are given below.
Udaipur City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Maharana Udai Singh stated building this palace in 1559 and it was completed in 18th century by his successors. The stunning palace stands with proud on the banks of gorgeous Lake Pichola. One major portion of the complex is still own by the present king of Udaipur, other parts are converted in to palace hotels & historic museum which is open for all tourists. The City Palace Museum displays the belongings of kings like attire and weapons etc which showcase the royal lifestyle of Udaipur rulers. There you can also visit a beautiful Crystal Gallery showcasing all furniture and utensils made up of glass. The palace is opens at 9:00 am & closes at 4:30 pm.
Shree Jagdish Temple is a world renowned temple of Lord Vishnu. This three stories and 79 feet high temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651 with a costing of more than 1.5 million rupees. It is owned and managed by the royal family of Udaipur. In the complex the main Jagdish temple is located in the centre surrounded by four smaller temples of Lord Ganesha, Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva. It has 32 steps and 50 pillars, really a brilliant piece of Indian architecture. Every year thousands of devotee came witness this amazing temple.
Dudh Talai is located on the banks of Lake Pichola near the City Palace Complex. Here you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Pichola Lake, Jagmandir Island Palace, Lake Palace, Udaivilas, The Leela Palace, gorgeous Aravalli ranges and Udiapur old city. You can either walk around the lake to watch various birds or can sit in the lush green garden or can enjoy the musical fountains at the park, You can use ropeway trolley to visit the hilltop Karni Mata Temple. It is the famous sunset point of Udiapur.
Lake Pichola is beautiful artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village. It is one of the several contiguous lakes, and developed over the last few centuries in and around the famous Udaipur city. The lakes around Udaipur were primarily created by building dams to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of the city and its neighborhood. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within Pichola Lake, and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake.
Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake built by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678. The lake, however, got its name from Maharana Fateh Singh who made additions to it after a lot of destruction was caused by torrential rainfall. Fateh Sagar is about 2.4 kilometers (1.5 miles) long and 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) wide, with three intake channels and an overflow channel that is brought to use in the rainy season. Three verdant islands dot the lake, the largest being Nehru Park, a favorite picnic destination of the locals. All the islands can be reached by taking a boat ride on the lake.
Saheliyon Ki Bari is one the most beautiful gardens and a major tourist destination in Udaipur. The garden is famous for its lush green lawns, marble art and fountains. English translation of Saheliyon Ki Bari means "Garden of maids". This renowned garden is located near the Fateh Sagar Lake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan. Garden of maids was built in the 18th century by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies.
Moti Magri (pearl hill) is located on the top of a hill overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake. is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap, which has a bronze statue of the Maharana astride his favourite horse "Chetak". The legendary and loyal horse �Chetak� is as famous as his rider for his courage and fearlessness. The ruins of one of the first Udaipur�s forts and an appealing Japanese rock garden are nearby interesting spots to visit.
Sukhadia Circle (Square) is a largeroundabout in the city's northernsuburb of Panchwati, on the road to Ranakpur and Mt. Abu. The Circle is a popular recreational centre and meeting place. The main attraction is a large, three-tiered fountain with scalloped dishes surmounted by a wheat-ear motif. Built in 1968, this well-known landmark commemorates the memory of Mohan Lal Sukhadia, the erstwhile Chief Minister of Rajasthan and a native of Udaipur. It is a popular recreational centre.