Udaipur Package FAQs
A. Different modes of travel like flights, trains and buses are available between Delhi and Udaipur. Airlines like Vistara and Indigo operate from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi to Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur and the average time taken is 1 hr and 20 mins to reach your destination.
Delhi to Udaipur trains are considered to be one of the most efficient mode of transportation for commuting between these two cities. The first train running from Delhi to Udaipur is HW UDZ (19610) departing at 00:56 from Delhi Shahdara Railway Station. Some other popular trains on the Delhi Udaipur train route are Chetak Express (12981) departing from Delhi Sarai Rohilla Railway Station, NJP UDZ Express (19602) leaving from Old Delhi Railway Station and Mewar Express (12963) departing from Hazrat Nizammudin Railway Station to name some. All these trains take an approximate time of 12-15 hours to reach Udaipur City Railway Station.
Several Volvo and Deluxe buses of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) also ply on the same route taking an approximate travel time of 15 hours. A number of other bus service operators include Shrinath Travels, Shree Rishabh Travels, RS Yadav Travels and Charu Tours & Travels. All these buses start from ISBT Kashmere Gate, New Delhi and complete their trip as they reach Udaipur City Bus Depot.
Q. Which is the best time to visit Udaipur?
A. The best time to visit Udaipur is between the months of September and March. However, the climatic conditions in Udaipur vary:
The winter season (November to February) is the perfect time to visit Udaipur as the temperature goes up maximum till 30 degree Celsius and the minimum is 12 degree Celsius. This is the most suitable time to go sightseeing in this beautiful city and enjoy evening walks with calm and gentle winds blowing all around you.
The annual Shilpagram Crafts Fair is also held in Udaipur during this time.
The temperature in the summers (March to June) rises to 45 degree Celsius. During this time, the days are very hot because of the scorching sun but the evenings are comparatively cooler. The Mewar Festival is hosted in the months of March and April every year with great pomp and show.
The monsoon season in Udaipur is marked from July to October. The city witnesses less amount of rainfall but it is during this time that the surrounding mountains turn lush green and the scenic beauty of this place is enhanced.
Q. What are some good sightseeing places in Udaipur?
A. Udaipur is one of the most loved places because of its lakes, palaces and gardens. Some of the most valued sightseeing places in Udaipur include:
Lake Pichola: This lake attracts lakhs of tourists and travellers because of its serenity, tranquility and beauty. It is an artificial lake and also the oldest and the largest lake in Udaipur. The sunset view from this lake is considered heaven by nature lovers as during evening everything turns into gold because of the sun’s reflection.
City Palace: This Palace was built in 1959 by Maharana Uday Singh on the banks of Lake Pichola and is the largest royal Palace in Rajasthan. The architecture of this Palace comprises of a mixture of Medieval, European and Chinese influences with huge domes, pillars and towers adding to its magnificence.
Fateh Sagar Lake: This is the second largest artificial lake in Udaipur and is surrounded by Aravalli Hills. This lake is very serene and it enthralls the tourists by its tranquility.
Sajjangarh Palace: This beautiful Palace is built on the top of a hill and is on the outskirts of Udaipur. It was also the royal residence of the Mewar Dynasty where they ruled for centuries. The Palace is a complete reflection of Rajput architecture with high turrets, domes, towers and pillars. It is a centre of beauty and flamboyance.
Vintage Car Museum: This is a great place for automobile lovers and is just a few kilometers away from the city. In this museum there is a huge collection of vintage automobile models of cars like Rolls Royce, Mercedes custom made by the royal members of the Mewar Dynasty.
Jag Mandir Palace: This is an architectural marvel with a very spacious courtyard covered in black and white marble tiles. This Palace has a heavenly sunset view and is a major tourist attraction in Udaipur.
Doodh Talai Musical Garden: This famous rock and fountain garden is great to enjoy long walks and the wide expanse of the city. There is also an aerial tramway (cable car) connecting Doodh Talai Musical Garden and Karni Mata Temple.
Q. What is the mode of local transport in Udaipur?
A. There are cab operators like Ola, Uber and Meru providing their services in Udaipur. They charge point to point fare as per the laid fare guidelines. Some of them also offer sightseeing packages that come on a per day basis. Local buses are also conveniently available from City Palace and Sajjangarh Fort.
Q. Are ATMs available in Udaipur?
A. If you’re running out of cash, no need to panic in a town as big as Udaipur which has a number of ATMs of banks like State Bank of India, Canara Bank, HDFC, Kotak Mahindra Bank to name some. A lot of ATMs are situated in close proximity of Pichola Lake and City Palace, Udaipur