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Five Exhilarating Things to do in Udaipur

February 24, 2019 Aarti Sharma

Udaipur also known as the Venice of the East is one of the most beautiful cities of India and a hub of tourism from all over the world. It is the land that speaks of its glorious history by its monuments, palaces, forts, and lakes. It lies in the western Rajasthan and has a lot of cities surrounding it. And this is the reason it is also known as the City of Lakes. There are a lot of things that one can do to amuse oneself here. You can reach the city by air, by road or by rail. The best time to visit Udaipur is the winter season owing to the pleasant weather at that time. This time lies between November to mid-March. There are a lot of exciting things that one can do during their stay in Udaipur:

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    • Take a boat cruise on Lake Pichola :

Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful lakes in the entire city. It is a delight to watch at the time of sunset and a boat ride is one of the best things that you would want to do. This lake comprises four main islands named as Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Mohan Mandir, and Arsi Vilas. You would relish the best time doing this boat ride. The sunlight splitting in the water and scattering shine all over is an exotic scene that you would love to view. You can boat here from 9 am to 6 pm and there are certain charges that you have to pay. For an adult, it is 300 INR per hour while for children it is 150 INR per hour. If you visit Udaipur, you should definitely do this.

    • Worship the Karni Mata :

Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Temple, is a temple devoted to the Hindu goddess, Karni Mata. Divine as promised land this shrine is the holy residence of Shri Mansapuran Karni Mata. ‘Mansapuran’ means the goddess who fulfills one’s wishes and desires.This temple is located on Machla Magra Hills, near Deendayal Upadhyay Park in inside of natural appearance. Being located at one of the high point of the city, one can get bird’s-eye view of Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Dudh Talai Park and Sajjangarh Fort .An early morning trek to the temple can take over one from thousands of stressful thoughts, thanks to the peaceful location, the fresh and pure air and the much needful tranquility.We can reach the temple by taking the stairs or by the 10 minutes ropeway ride, starting our journey from Manikya Lal Verma Park. If you are choosing the ropeway then you can buy the tickets on our app, Padharo or also from the ticket counter.After reaching you will see that encompassed by the saintliness in nature, this temple grants us visitors an all-embracing view of the city.Some interesting history linked to Karni Mata. During the year 1620-1628, Maharana Karan Singh developed a residential site at Machla Hill ensuring and considering the safety of Udaipur.  It was during this period only when Karni Mata Temple’s foundation stone was laid. But the temple remained forsaken for a long period of time. Then, in 1997 the temple was renovated and refurbished by Shri Mansapuran Karni Mata Development Committee. Here you can find rats inside the temple. Don’t be scared. They won’t do any harm to you. And, if you witness the white rat there, then don’t forget to feed it as it is considered sacred. Udaipur’s elegance and nature’s magnetic attraction can tempt any soul. Moreover, experiencing a religious significance at this hill-top temple must have surely left you fascinated.

    • Take a walk in Saheliyon Ki Bari garden :

Saheliyon Ki Bari also known as the courtyard of the maidens is a very famous, lush green garden and is a very famous tourist spot in Udaipur. It was built by the famous ruler Rana Sangram Singh for his beloved queen. It is marvelously designed comprising fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and a lotus pool. You will also find a museum here. The gardens are opened up on all the days of the week from 9 am to 5 pm. There is also an entry fee of this garden which is 5 INR per person.

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    • Go traditional at the Hathi Pol Bazaar :

It is one of the most famous of all the markets where you can get to shop all the traditional clothes and items for which Rajasthan is famous. There are a lot of cultural things reflecting the Rajasthani art, paintings, clothes, chunk jewelry which women mostly love. The prices may seem high but if you are good at bargaining, then even that is not the issue. You can get to purchase and explore a lot of handicrafts and other things that the people of the state make and also get to see their talent. Thus, thus Hathi Pol Bazaar is one of the shopping places in Udaipur.

    • A visit to Bagore Ki Haveli :

Bagore ki Haveli is a museum in the Udaipur city which was built by a prince of the Mewar province in somewhere about the 18th century. It comprises a total of 138 rooms. This haveli is situated in the Gangori Ghat. There are a lot of delectable pieces of art present here and art galleries as well. It is one of the most classic places to visit if you come to Udaipur. The entry fee of a person is 25 INR and the timings are from 10 am to 5:30 pm.

Padharo- your local travel friend :

While exploring Udaipur which is indeed a new city for you, you will face a lot of problems that are very common. But with our help, you do not have to worry about anything such. We provide you, local guides who are familiar with all the details of the places that you would see. We also plan your trips, as per the ease of your budget. You can download our app as well. Our local team of supporters would help you all the time that is required. We will make sure that you get the best of your experience in Udaipur which you can cherish for the rest of your life. If planning a holiday in Udaipur, then let Padharo be your assistance.