Published On: Wed, Apr 2nd, 2014

Udaipur: Manifesting The Glory of Rajasthan, The State of Colours

Rajsathan has always been a fascinating place, for Indians as well as foreigners, because of its royal grandeur and colourful people. And Udaipur to Rajasthan is just like a jewel to the crown. Udaipur, the City of Lakes, is located 403 kilometres southwest of the state capital, Jaipur and 250 km northeast from Ahmedabad. Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar and was founded by Rana Udai Singh after the fall of Chittor to Akbar in 1568. Udaipur I, also called as “Venice of the east” is an enchanting city wit lush Aravalli hills around, grand palaces with architectural marvel, temples, gardens and beautiful lakes.

Udaipur HolidaysThe best time to visit Udaipur is during the autumn or winters. It would be more appealing to visit Udaipur anytime from mid- September to late March. Even in January, the coldest month, the days are bright, sunny and warm with maximum temperature around 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). Mornings, evenings and nights are cold with minimum temperature around 11.6 °C (52.9 °F) especially if there is a slight breeze in the air.

The Royal Grandeur Of Udaipur

Udaipur is home to very famous and royal dignitaries of Indian history. And this royal touch can be seen now also, in its palaces. Palaces of Udaipur are the main attraction of the city. The palaces consist of courtyards, lawns, gardens, Balconies giving view of beautiful lakes. Most of the palaces are converted into luxurious hotels which gives tourists a royal treatment just like the kings and queens received in their era. The famous of all the palaces is the Lake Palace which covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar are the five lakes which are considered the most beautiful lakes in the state. The city also has some beautiful temples like Jagdish temple, Jag mandir, Bohara ganesh ji. It would be right to say that holidays in Udaipur will last long for those who can romance this city.

The Fine Delicacies Of Udaipur

Food has always been a matter of prime importance for the royals in Rajasthan. Every state has its own cusine andf Rajsthan is famous for its cuisine and spices. Anyone who loves to experiment with food will love Udaipur holidays. In a desert like Rajasthan, food was always cooked with the easy available ingredients and less water. Hence you will find dried lentils, Indigenous plants like Ker, Sangri etc. You can dip your taste buds to the varieties like the Gatte ki sabzi, Papad-mangodi ki sabzi, Pakodi ki kadhi , Bajre ki roti, Bajre ki khichadi. These include are some of the finest delicacies of Rajasthan.

The Royals of Rajasthan believed in hunting and cooking the hunted meat. So you will also love to explore non-vegetarian dishes like Laal maas and its variations. Desserts are mainly made of milk like Kheer, Rabdi. Other than this there are Jalebis, ladoos also.

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- Surya Mishra is a traveler who likes to share his experiences. All the articles published by him will help you understand India better and answer all your holiday queries regarding, India Holidays, India Tours, India Holiday Packages Find tourist info on travel packages, travel destination, and much more.