Duration : 1 Days
Destinations : City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Crystal Galley , Jagmandir, Lake Pichola
1 Day Sightseeing Tour Of Udaipur
During day sightseeing tour you will visit rich heritage & culture of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Udaipur Legend has it that the Sisodias of Mewar are descended from the Sun God through Luv, the son of Lord Rama whose life story is told in India great epic, the Ramayana. The chronicles of the bards tell us that in the 6th century, Vallabhi was sacked byofstrangers from the west. Pushpavati, the queen of Vallabhi, who was on a pilgrimage offering prayers for her unborn child, heard of the destruction of Vallabhi and the death of her husband while travelling through the Aravalli hills in the north.
Sightseeing Tour Places To Visit In Udaipur,
City Palace Udaipur situated on Lake Pichola. City Palace initiated the construction by Marana Udai Singh but successive Maharanas added several palaces and structures to the complex but retained remarkable uniformity in the design. The entry to the Palace is from the Hati Pol, the Elephant Gate. The Bari Pol or the Big Gate brings you to the Tripolia, the Triple gate. It was a custom to weigh the Maharaja under this gate in gold and silver, which was distributed to the populace.
Fateh Prakash Palace,
At present time Fateh Prakash Palace is the Grand Heritage Palace Hotel and opertade by Historical Resorts & Hotels group represents the authentic royal luxury at its best. The warmth of royal hospitality greets you as you walk along the corridors lined with large paintings of the Mewar School that flourished through the seventeenth to the nineteenth century.
Crystal Galley situated in the Fateh Prakash Palace, it has a breath taking collection of crystals. These were ordered by Maharana Sajjan Singh from F & C Osler England but could not live to see them because of his untimely death. The crystal items include tables, sofa sets, dining tables, dressers, fountains and even beds besides a whole array of washing bowls, decanters and perfume bottles. There is also an exquisite jewel studded carpet.
Jag Mandir is the other island palace and situated on Lake Pichola Udaipur, which was constructed by Maharana Jagat Singh I in the year 1620AD. Prince Khurram ( Shah Jahan) also stayed here during 1623 - 24 and derived some of the ideas for building the Taj Mahal from archetecural beauty of this palace.
The Lake Palace, Udaipur is located on Jag Niwas Island and covers the whole area (1.5 hectares) of the island in the middle of the Pichola Lake. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1743, it was meant as a royal summer palace but now has been converted into a five star palace hotel. Its superb beauty and enduring charm and its reflection in the middle of the lake is like a leaf straight out of a fairy tale book. With intricate craftsmanship and ethnic themes using textiles and handicrafts all over, its beauty is beyond description. The surrounding lake murmurs pleasantly, with her rippling and lapping waves.
Jagdish Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1651 and dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple enshrines a black stone image of Lord Vishnu. There is a brass image of Garuda, the Lord of Birds, and mount of Vishnu. The exterior and the plinth are covered with base relief of alligators, elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rising in tiers. Chanting, ringing of bells and music can be heard throughout the day. It is the largest and most splendid temple of Udaipur.
Inclusion and Exclusions This Package
- Accommodation as per itinerary - Double room on twin sharing basis at all destinations.
- Meals at hotel as Per Itinerary
- 01 air conditioned chauffeur driven deluxe car for all transfers, sightseeing
- Assistance on arrival and departure.
- Air fare / train fare.
- Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Camera Charges / Jeep Safari / Camel Safari / Elephant Ride Charges.
- Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
- 4% Government Service Tax on Bill.