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    • Well, there are a lot of us who are planning to visit one of the most favourite destinations of all Udaipur. And then the first thing that will strike your mind will be what to see there? Folks just hold your breath and get ready as there are a lot of things to do in Udaipur which will surely make your vacation the most memorable one. Referred to as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Udaipur is all about elegance and magnificence. Soaked in the alluring beauty of the lakes, imposing palaces and forts, this desert place is also known as ‘White City’ and the ‘Venice of the East’. Be it the grand celebrations, class functions, shopping, fort and palace tours, desert safaris this place has a lot to offer.

      Break the monotonous and head out for some exciting places to learn about the history and admire the architecture of these places. Visit some of the best places like City Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, Jag Mahal, Jagdish Temple, Shipagram, Gulab Bagh Zoo and so on. Also, don’t miss out to visit some other places like Moti Magri and Bohra Ganesh Temple and try some adventurous activities which will be like a double treat for you.

      This stunning location with the immense cultural background will provide you a lot of knowledge about the age old history. So guys, check our list of things to do in Udaipur and plan which one to hit first on your next vacation.

      Best time to visit udaipur :
       September-March

      Distance from Major Cities :
      Delhi: 687 kms
      Jaipur: 418 kms
      Jodhpur: 258 kms
    • Sightseeing Tours of Udaipur

    • 01Visit to the Forts of Udaipur

      Visit to the Forts of Udaipur
      • h8 Hours
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      • Feroz Khan
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        Feroz Khan
      About the Activity:
      • Embark on a visit to different forts which are the golden feathers in Udaipur's crown and make your day awesome.
      • Get picked up from any hotel in Udaipur and prepare yourself to marvel at the man made structures located around the city.
      • City palace fetches everyone's attention with its amusing architectural perfection which is a combination of Rajasthani and Mughal style of construction.
      • Visit Kumbhalgarh fort which is included in World Heritage Sites list and admire the effort put by the 15th century people to construct the fort.
      • Kumbhalgarh fort is protected with a wall that is 38 km long and it is recognized as the second longest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China.
      • Sajjan Garh fort or Monsoon palace on a hill top is a wonder without doubt; it overlooks Fateh Sagar lake and the view provides you ultimate peace of mind.



    • 02Sightseeing Tour of Udaipur

      Sightseeing Tour of Udaipur
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      About the Activity:
      • If you love exploring historical places, then this is the perfect vacation for you.
      • Explore the enduring beauty of this Udaipur and visit some of the most famous places like the City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Pratap Smarak, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal and Shilp Gram.
      • Marvel at the sights of Haldighati, Shrinath Ji Temple and Ekling Ji Temple before ending the tour.
    • 03Visit the Udaipur City Palace

      Visit the Udaipur City Palace
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      Constructed on the banks of the Lake Pichola, the City Palace of Udaipur is another marvel of Rajasthan. The work of this palace began under the leadership of Maharana Udai Singh and was completed by his successors. The structure is a nice blend of Chinese, medieval, and European form of architecture. The domes, arches and towers enhance the splendour of the heritage site. City Palace is truly a treat for the eyes with the big corridors, courtyards, terraces, pavilions, and gardens. It is built in marble and granite.  

      There are a lot of gates known as pols in here. Bara pol is the main gate of the palace. The eight marble arches are known as toranas and triple arched gate is called tripolia. City Palace has a total of 11 palaces inside it which were built by different rulers. Get enchanted with the antique furniture, unique paintings, ornamental tiles and other princely items. The Kumbhalgarh Fort is another attraction in Udaipur and it must top the things to do in Udaipur list. 

      It is 64 km away from the main city and has a sentimental significance attached to it. This fort was the birthplace of the great warrior Maharana Pratap. This magnificent structure was built by Rana Kumbha in 15th Century and lies below the Aravalli range. The rugged topography of the region made it impossible to be conquered. There are beautiful buildings, temples and palaces built inside the fort and the light and sound show is a must watch. This structure was renovated by Maharana Fateh Singh in 19th Century.   

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    • 04Visit the Udaipur Lake Palce

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      When planning things to do in Udaipur, you must take time out and visit these stunning structures. The most celebrated among the palaces here is the Lake Palace situated on the Jag Niwas Island amidst the waters of Lake Pichola. It was built by the Maharanas of Mewar as a summer retreat, keeping in mind the blistering heat of Rajasthan. But now, this plush palace has been converted into one of the finest heritage hotels in India.

      Providing the perfect setting is this fairy-tale place of elegant white structure against the cool blue waters and a perfect sunset. The rooms in here are adorned with lotus leaves, painted mirrors, pink stone works and cusped arches. The use of local textile and handicrafts inside the palace weaves a magic. The fountains, pillared terraces and gardens add to the beauty.

      This palace is well equipped with all the modern amenities like restaurants, cafe, bar and lounge, swimming pool, conference rooms, 24 hour business centre, and 12 banquet halls. It has now become the most popular destination for marriages.

    • Udaipur Cycling Tours

    • 05Old City Cycle Tour in Udaipur

      Old City Cycle Tour in Udaipur
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      • AJAY SINGH RATHORE
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      About the Activity:
      • Commence your tour after getting picked up from Ganesh Ghati, Udaipur and get dropped at the tour location.
      • Start with a gentle cycle ride through the back streets of old city and get an intro about the City of Lakes, Palaces,Forts, Gardens and Temples.
      • Cycle through the Jagdish Chowk  while heading to the Clock Tower and explore the sprawling bazar built in the mid-1800s.
      • Continue to the Bada Bazar and explore the vegetable and the spice market.
      • Enjoy a quick drink and cycle through the banks of Lake Pichola and enjoy the stunning views.
      • End your tour of 3 hours by cycling back to the Ganesh Ghati, Udaipur.
         
    • 06Cycling Tour in Udaipur

      Cycling Tour in Udaipur
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      • Ajay Rathore
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      About the Activity:
      • Start your day after getting picked up from Ganesh Ghati, Udaipur and reach the place of activity.
      • Cycling through the various buildings, loads of people and reach the rural outskirts of Udaipur.
      • Ride along and visit the Morvania, Varda, Hawala villages and get a chance to witness the farmers and the villagers busy with their daily life.
      • Enjoy a short refreshment at the Tiger lake while enjoying the natural beauty.
      • Continue biking towards Fatah Sagar Lake and breath in the fresh country air.
      • End your tour of mountain biking of 18 km by cycling back to the Ganesh Ghati.
    • 07Outskirt Cycling Tour in Udaipur

      Outskirt Cycling Tour in Udaipur
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      • AJAY SINGH RATHORE
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      About the Activity:
      • Start your day after getting picked up from Ganesh Ghati, Udaipur and reach the place of activity.
      • Cycle through the various buildings, loads of people and reach the rural outskirts of Udaipur.
      • Ride along and visit the Morvania, Varda, Hawala villages and get a chance to witness the farmers and the villagers busy with their daily life.
      • Enjoy a short refreshment at the Tiger lake while enjoying the natural beauty.
      • Continue biking towards Fatah Sagar Lake and breath in the fresh country air.
      • End your tour of mountain biking of 30 km by cycling back to the Ganesh Ghati.
    • 08Morning Bicycle Tour in Udaipur, Rajasthan

      Morning Bicycle Tour in Udaipur, Rajasthan
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      Bicycle Tour in Udaipur tour starts from Chandpole a very prominent landmark of old city and you head towards Jagdish Chowk going through narrow lanes, and then taking the downhill street parallel to the city palace which leads us to your first stop, Dudh Talai. Here, you stop for photography and then ride on towards the Army area keeping the Pichola Lake to our right, and take another stop on the shore of Pichola to admire the view and then move towards the villages nearby. Arrive at the private lake for Breakfast/Snacks and relax for as long as we want. Now, get your gear on for one last time and come back to the city and to your starting point.

      Meal Types: Vegetarian-Breakfast

      Activity: Bicycle Tour

      Duration: 3 hours

      Difficulty Level: Easy

    • 09Rural Rumble Bicycle Tour in Udaipur, Rajasthan

      Rural Rumble Bicycle Tour in Udaipur, Rajasthan
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      Bicycle Tour in Udaipur starts with a drive towards Sadri Dam (95 km towards Jodhpur). Here, the bicycles will be waiting along with the safety vehicle. The tour starts from the dam and you starts cycling towards Ghanerao Castle (22 km) Eat your lunch on your way towards Ghanerao Castle, Ghanerao. It’s a magnificent showcase of marble and red sandstone Rajput architecture built in 1606, which serves as the home of the royal family who is still residing. The house of Ghanerao has also been patron of the unique style Rajput miniature paintings.

      After the Heritage tour of the Castle and high Tea with the Royal family itself, embark on our way to Ghanerao Jungle Lodge, located inside the Kumbhalgarh National Park. It was used by the royal family as a Hunting Lodge. It has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. Visit the adjoining Muchala Mahavir Temple, a 10th century Jain Temple. There 33 step wells in the area and the tribes of ‘Gharasiya’ and ‘Rebari’ that still reside there.

      Relax in the evening at the lodge with bonfire along with live performance of folk music and dance of local tribes followed by dinner. Your overnight stay will be at the Ghanerao Jungle Lodge.

      Next morning, have your breakfast and drive to Udaipur en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples, which is a fine example of Jain architecture dating back to 15th century A.D.

      Accommodation Types: Double/Quad Occupancy- Ghanerao Jungle Lodge

      Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

      Transportation Types: A/C Car

      Activity: Bicycle Tour and Folk Dance

      Difficulty Level: Easy

    • Udaipur Aerial Tours

    • 10Short Helicopter Joyride in Udaipur

      Short Helicopter Joyride in Udaipur
      • h30 Minutes
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      • Vikrant Shakdwipee
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      About the Activity:
      • Get picked up from your hotel in Udaipur and you will start your ride from the airport.
      • Enjoy the thirty minute ride in a well equipped helicopter to see the enlarged picture of Udaipur.
      • Obviously you will be amused to see the incredible city that holds ancient structures, forts, temples and many more sights.
      • The Pichola lake that reflects the beauty of the city palace located along side surely provides a mind blowing experience in the sky just for you.
      • Flying around Udaipur can make your day and the excitement you achieve with the ride will be incomparable.
    • 11Long Helicopter Joyride in Udaipur

      Long Helicopter Joyride in Udaipur
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      • Vikrant Shakdwipee
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        Vikrant Shakdwipee
      About the Activity:
      • 45 minutes long joyride above Udaipur in helicopter offers you a pleasant experience in the sky.
      • Get picked up from your hotel and reach the airport to start over an overwhelming flight with your friends or family.
      • An elaborate show of Udaipur including all the attractions of the city is offered in this ride.
      • The huge palaces made of mosaic, the lake Pichola flowing near, the temples and other relishing structures are the features of Udaipur.
      • Soar like a bird and create wonderful memories of an awesome flight.

    • 12Private Charter with Photography in Udaipur

      Private Charter with Photography in Udaipur
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      • Vikrant Shakdwipee
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      About the Activity:
      • Enjoy a private charter ride above Udaipur and capture some mind blowing images of the city and the lake covers the place.
      • Get picked up from your hotel and reach the airport to embark on your travel.
      • You will get 45 minutes in the sky with an elaborate view of the majestic lakes below you.
      • Share the time with your beloved ones and try your hand at photography also.
      • Udaipur incredibly encompasses a lot of photographic spots though you are focusing from quite a good height.


    • Trekking Tours of Udaipur

    • 13Trekking in Udaipur

      Trekking in Udaipur
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      • Khushal Rathore
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        Khushal Rathore
      About the Activity:
      • Delight in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region.
      • Start the trek at 7 am from Morvanya village and hike through the scenic landscapes sprawling the region on this 10 Km trekking trail in Udaipur.
      • Witness diversified flora and fauna with a trip – get ready to be astonished with the scenic appeal and the tranquility of this entire place.
    • 14Morwaniya to Badi Trek near Udaipur

      Morwaniya to Badi Trek near Udaipur
      • h5 Hours
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      • Ajay Singh
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        Ajay Singh
      About the Activity:
      • Commence your tour at 7.30 AM after getting picked up from the hotel and reach Morwaniya  village.
      • At 7.45 AM begin your hiking tour with your guide and hike through the Varda village.Meet the villagers and learn about their traditional lifestyle while visiting their homes.
      • Continue trekking to another village Bhramano ka Varda and trek through the rugged terrains, hills and valleys while enjoying the scenic beauty.
      • At 11.45 AM reach The Badi Lake an artificial lake made by Maharana Raj Singh during and admire the stunning beauty of this region.
      • This lake covers an area of 155 sq.km.and has an embankment 180 m.long and 18 m.wide and during the drought of 1973 this lake supplied water to the people in Udaipur.
      • End your tour at this lake at return back to your hotel with lots of memories.
    • 15Morwaniya to Ubeshwarji Trek near Udaipur

      Morwaniya to Ubeshwarji Trek near Udaipur
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      • AJAY SINGH RATHORE
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        AJAY SINGH RATHORE
      About the Activity:
      • Commence your tour at 7.00 AM after getting picked up from the hotel and reach Dhar village.
      • At 7.15 AM begin your hiking tour with your guide and hike through the village.Meet the villagers and learn about their traditional lifestyle while visiting their homes.
      • Trek through the uphill and downhill roads to Ubeshwarji and pass through various small villages and hamlets.
      • Get acqauinted with thee Bhi tribe and other native like The old warrior clan of the Rajputs.
      • Arrive Ubeshwarji at 12.15 PM the most religious spot in Udaipur and visit some of the famous temples there.
      • Explore the Lord Shiva and The Mother Goddess temples and enjoy the scenic view of the countryside.
      • End your tour at 1.15 PM and drive back to your hotel.
    • 16Full Day Trek from Ranakpur to Kumbhalgarh

      Full Day Trek from Ranakpur to Kumbhalgarh
      About the Activity:
      • Start your activity with a pick up from Ranakpur Hill Resort, Ranakpur Road and get dropped at the starting point of the trek.
      • This trekking expedition from Ranakpur to Kumnhalgarh will take you to 25 km tour where you enjoy the wild natural beauty of this region.
      • Experience the joy of trekking through the beautiful valleys and the dense forest, fresh water streams and steep hills.
      • This is a great opportunity for naturalist and wildlife lovers as this trek provides you with frequent spotting of beautiful wildlife species.
      • End your exciting trek of 8 hours with lots of memories.
    • Other Popular Things to do in Udaipur

    • 17Go for a Heritage Walk

      Go for a Heritage Walk
      Image Credit : Huzaifa Das - flickr

      Painted with different colours of history, the City of Lakes unfolds many untold stories about its rulers. Once ruled by the mighty Mewar dynasty, this imperial city rose above all and has carved its name on the pages of history.

      Walking through the fascinating lanes of Udaipur, one can easily witness its regal past. Forts, palaces, gardens and the lakes in this city still showcase its eternal beauty making it one of the cultural capitals of India. A heritage walk through Udaipur is filled with excitement and wonderment of the Mewar dynasty.

      Discover the rustic charm of Udaipur, interact with the locals, know more about its history, enjoy shopping in the local markets and bring home pleasant memories of your heritage walk in the city.

      Udaipur Historical City Tour

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    • 18Visit Ranakpur Jain Temple

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      The Jain Temple at Ranakur is one of the most beautiful temples in India. A three storey temple, it is popular for its sculptures and architecture and must be included in things to do in Udaipur list. The place of worship is surrounded by Aravalli Hills and stands on the banks of the river “Magai”.

      This grand structure was erected in the 14th Century and has four facets. It spreads over 48000 sq ft area and is 102 ft tall and echoes the 50 years hard work of hundreds of sculptors and artisans. 

      Located in the lap of Madri hills, it was gifted by Maharana Kumbha of Mewar. This is the reason why a small town came into being just 2 km away from the temple.

      Earlier known as Ranpu, Ranakpur got the name from Rana . The Ranakpur Jain Temple is dedicated to the first Tirthankar, Lord Adinath. Erected on a high platform, this structure has nine basements, 84 gods, 4 Megh Mandaps and 1444 stunningly decorated pillars. There are two shrines of Surya Narayan and Lord Parsvanath.

      Location: In Ranakpur, near Sadri town
      Distance From Udaipur : 91 kms

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    • 19Visit Haldighati

      Image Credit : Nagarjun Kandukuru - flickr

      Located near Udaipur, Haldighati plays an important part in Indian History. A mountain pass in the Aravalli Hills linking Pali and Rajasamand, it is a haven for those fascinated with historical sites. Situated at 40 km away from the main city, it was named so because of the yellow coloured soil of the region which looks like turmeric.

      While here, you can pay your respects to the great warrior Maharana Pratap and his horse Chetak. Haldighati is where a severe battle was fought between Maharana Pratap and Raja Man Singh of Amber. 

      The battle led to a lot of bloodshed and the yellow ground was said to be turned red. This is the very place where Chetak saved his master from the enemy. There is a cenotaph built in the memory of the faithful horse Chetak at a distance of 4 km from the battleground.

      Best time to visit: During the Day
      Distance : 40 kms from Udaipur      

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    • 20Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

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      The Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is a paradise for wildlife, nature and photography lovers. This reserve falls in the district of Rajasamand area in the state of Rajasthan and is 65 km away from the main city of Udaipur. 

      This wildlife sanctuary spreads across 578 sq ft area and circles the Kumbhalgarh Fort. It covers a large area that includes the districts of Rajasamand and Pali, the city of Udaipur.

      The sanctuary was established to protect the endangered animals like sloth bear, jungle cat, jackal, wolf, hyena, chuasingha, chinkara, chital, wild boar, blue bull, and leopard etc. This is the only sanctuary in the state of Rajasthan where it is easy to trace the activities of the wolf.

      This sanctuary has a total of forty wolves and in the summer days you can easily spot a pack of them strolling around the small lakes nearby. It is here you will find a wide variety of birds in the area including the peacock, doves, grey jungle fowl, bulbuls, parakeets, white breasted kingfisher, red spur owls, grey pigeons and golden oriole. The birds can also be easily spotted near the water sources.

      There is wide variety of flora and fauna in the sanctuary. You will be able to locate many medicinal herbs in the area. The jeep safaris are always available for a day trip inside the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

      Distance from Udaipur : 65kms

      Jeep Safari in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

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    • 21Shopping in Udaipur

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      As you saunter through the market of Udaipur you will find many articles, textiles and handicrafts that interest might not only you but can be quite useful too. The markets in this city cover a variety of items like silver ware, jewellery, textile, clothing, handicrafts, wooden toys, paintings, and a lot more items.

      In here are a variety of handicrafts in store for the tourists such as handmade papers, toys, cloth lanterns, wall hangings, and puppets. Udaipur is also famous for pottery and you will find a variety of items like vessels, plates, pots and other containers. Pichwai paintings, batik prints, tie and dye, bandhni sarees are some other items that will interest you. These paintings are exclusive to Mewar culture and make for a perfect souvenir.

      The artwork is prepared in bright colours and narrates Lord Krishna tales. They are found in silk, marble, ivory and paper. The popular places to shop are Bada Bazaar, Hathi Pol, Palace Road and Chetak Circle. You can do a lot of bargaining here. Rajasthali and Sadhna are two government led emporiums that sell all kind of products in a single roof. These markets keep good quality products at a fixed rate. 

      Famous places to shop in Udaipur :

      • Hathi Pol 
      • Bada Bazaar
      • Rajasthali
      • Sadhana Emporium
    • 22Horse Riding in Udaipur

      The best way to discover the rural areas of Rajasthan is on a horse back. For you can visit villages and the lower region of the Aravalli Hills. Udaipur has many lakes both big and small along with a variety of wild animals such as blue bull, antelopes and chausingha.  

      If you are a beginner then you can opt for a short horse ride. The pace can be manoeuvred according to your comfort level. Riding a horse overnight or hiring them for longer periods is strictly meant for professional riders only. The special equipment required can be borrowed from the operators.

    • 23Visit Shilpgram

      Shilpgram is a very celebrated crafts fair organized at Udaipur every year and is one of things to do in Udaipur. Organized at the western side of the city, this fair is held to promote the textile, crafts and handicrafts of the region.

      Rajasthan is extremely famous for textiles and handicrafts. The marble and terracotta sculptures, tie and dye, bandhni, mirror work are some of the highlights of the region and are available at the fair. Camel leather work, embroideries, hand woven clothing items are some other items that you can look forward to.

      Since the winter time is the ideal for something like this, the Shilpgram fair is held during the months of November and December. This grand affair goes on for ten days. It is mainly held to market the products of local designers of the region and other artists. 

      This fair also holds a lot of workshops that can be enjoyed by the tourists and local people. It is especially a delight for those who are interested in learning pottery or other type of handicraft. Crafts and tourism are an important industry for the state of Rajasthan.

      During this fair, Shilp Darshan is organized. This program is specially designed for the tourists and others who do not know about the traditional skills and troubles local artisans go through in making the goods. It is held to help selling the goods of these talented people. A crafts bazaar that is held here helps in selling the souvenir and other handicraft items. This fair is organized by the government to promote the cottage industries of the desert land.

      Distance : 3kms West from Fateh Sagar Lake

    • 24Sound and Light Show at Kumbhalgarh Fort

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      The sound and light show at the Kumbhalgarh Fort is a spectacle that must not be missed. It takes place every evening in the fort which is lit brightly with floodlights. This performance describes the history and rich culture of the Maharanas of Mewar and the Kumbhalgarh Fort.

      This show starts at 6.45 pm and gives an overview about the royal Rajputs. It is narrated in Hindi language and is organised by the tourism department of the Rajasthan State Government. This show lasts for 45 minutes and is highly recommended to all the tourists if you plan to stay at the Kumbhalgarh Fort or nearby areas for the night.   

      Distance from Udaipur : 65kms

    • 25Visit the Udaipur Solar Observatory

      If you like astronomy or want to know more about Sun then the best place for you to visit in the desert land is the Udaipur solar observatory. This site is known to be among the best in the whole of Asia and is one of the celebrated places of interest in the map of Rajasthan.

      The solar observatory is located in an island on the Fateh Sagar Lake and is one of the rare ones to be situated in an island across the world. It was designed according to the model observatory situated at the Big Bear Lake in California. 

      Dr. Arvind Bhatnagar and Vedhashala trust of Ahmedabad were deeply involved in establishing this organization. This marvel aids the research in Modern science and technology.

      It is the main place for the development of solar physics in India. The device gives accurate observations of the sun because of the atmosphere around it. As it is located on an island covered with water on all sides it serves as a perfect atmosphere for the observations. The air turbulence on the island is lesser than on the level ground and thus it becomes easy to catch the sharp images of the sun.

      Another advantage that the observatory gets is that it is located on a desert land where it will always receive the proper and maximum sunlight. This must be on the things to do in Udaipur list.        

      There is a wide variety of telescopes on display in the solar observatory all of which provide the best observation of sun. Off late, there is a new instrument brought in known as the Solar Vector Magnetograph. This instrument will prove really helpful to the physicists and other scientists there to determine the activated magnetic field of the sun.

      Distance from Udaipur : 7.5 kms