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Fateh Garh, Udaipur


Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur


Udaipur


RAJASTHAN


Princely, romantic and perfect for a captivating adventure, Rajasthan is a land of exquisite temples, rambling towns and historic forts. This region never ceases to inspire as you watch a stunning sunset over sand dunes or Lake Pichola; or come across a group of brightly dressed women in their traditional saris.


UDAIPUR Udaipur is probably Rajasthan’s most sublime and certainly most picturesque city. A breathtaking collection of palaces, temples and gardens, it sits resplendently on the shores of Lake Pichola. The city is a seductive and poetic blend of princely excess and local charm with many fabulous examples of Rajput artistry.


WHERE TO STAY IN UDAIPUR Udaipur offers a superb selection of hotels, many of them converted or restored palaces:


DEVRA HOMESTAY – Country villa retreat with inspiring lake views at the home of descendants of the Royal House of Udaipur


FATEH GARH – Set on a hilltop 10 km from the city this exquisite heritage-style hotel has fantastic views over Udaipur


THE OBEROI UDAIVILÂS – Mirroring the feel of a traditional Indian palace the Udaivilâs lies on the shore of Lake Pichola


TAJ LAKE PALACE – Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and romantic palaces in the world, this stunning hotel is set in the middle of Lake Pichola


DEVRA LUNCH & SEWA CO-OPERATIVE, UDAIPUR Offering something distinctly different, this combination of culinary pleasure and artistic creativity provides a remarkable


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mix of experiences. After an opportunity to prepare an authentic Mewari lunch from the secret recipes of the royal kitchens of Udaipur, time is then spent with the enterprising female artisans of the Sewa Co-operative to observe their intricate embroidery work.


DEVI GARH FORT PALACE, DELWARA Located 40 minutes from Udaipur and set outside a charming Rajasthani village, the 18th century Devi Garh Fort Palace is a unique hotel with 39 suites that offers superb service and an intimate ambience. Enjoy the new Devi Spa by L’Occitane or try biking in the local villages.


DEOGARH MAHAL, DEOGARH Lying in the heart of the Aravalli Hills, between Jodhpur and Udaipur, the historic Deogarh Mahal is a beautifully restored palace with 50 comfortable rooms and suites. Deogarh’s rural location makes it the perfect setting to explore the local villages on foot, take a vintage car ride or 1930s train journey.


CHITTORGARH FORT 2 hours by road from Udaipur and easily visited as a day trip or as an overnight stay, Chittorgarh was the pride of the Rajputs for nearly 8 centuries and is one of Rajasthan’s lesser-visited gems. Sprawling over an area of some 700 acres, the fort is a marvellous collection of gateways, temples and palaces.


RANAKPUR TEMPLES Situated 2 hours north of Udaipur, the Jain temples of Ranakpur boast some of the most important and beautifully intricate temple architecture in the country. Supported by 1,444 individually carved marble columns, the main temple was designed with 4 faces, symbolising the defeat of 4 cardinal points. A visit to the complex can be done either as a day trip, or en route to other destinations.


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