udaipur in a day
Udaipur, the City of Beautiful Lakes – where legendary dynasties have built mesmerising palaces and chronicled their history in the city’s edifices. Our tour will take you on a fascinating journey, as we encapsulate the cultural vibrancy and the heritage of the Royals of Rajasthan.
City Palace. Towers, gardens, pavilions, courtyards, a fusion of many design influences & a museum displaying varied arrays of protected artifacts.
Saheliyon ki Bari. A charming, ornamental garden with marble elephants & lotus pools, also known as the Garden of Maidens is a tranquil oasis.
School of Miniature art. A visit to the meet the artisans and discover some beautiful pieces of art.
Lunch. Enjoy some delicious local cuisine at a restaurant.
Evening boat ride in Lake Pichola. The historic 14th century lake made by a local banjara (gypsy) that was extended in the 16th century by Rana Udai Singh II to establish Udaipur, the city of lakes.
Jag Mandir. Explore during the boat ride, it is a palace built on an island in Lake Pichola. It is also called the “Lake Garden Palace”. The royal family used the palace as a summer resort and pleasure palace for holding parties.
- Wear appropriate shoes as there will be walking & climbing of stairs
- We would advise you to wear comfortable but conservative clothing
- Carry a hat, sunglasses & sun protection lotion especially in the summer months
- Shoes to be removed at the Holy places
- Head cover (like a stole) required while visiting some temples
- Duration upto 7 hours
- Experience includes: an air-conditioned car that picks and drops you from your hotel; bottled water and munchies available in the car; local expert from the city; lunch
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Being a woman I was a bit concerned with safety and came across Delhi Way conducting tours for Women by Women. This is run by two ladies who left professional corporate roles in advertising to follow their passion and showcase Delhi and I loved what the did for us.
You could see the professionalism in the interaction, detailed and clear responses and the overall organization of the trip, got superior service at a reasonable cost yet customized and warm. We got to see so many hidden gems and interesting things in old Delhi. In Udaipur, it was great discovering this city with a local person, couldn’t have done it on our own. Felt safe, got a feel of the culture, the guide was engaging, patient and even helped with tips on bargaining, yippee. Would recommend the tour to everybody (even men) and would do it again if have the opportunity.
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There is a difference between doing touristy places in a city with a guide and getting an authentic underhand experience of the local culture. The former you may forget over time but the latter you will remember for the rest of your lifetime. After having used the services of ‘The Delhi Way’ for over a week, I can say with much conviction that it is the latter that I experienced with them.
Their sensitivity to your choice is truly remarkable in presenting you with a highly customisable experience. Equally important is their commitment to go above and beyond for the delight of their customers. I highly recommend them.