Day 3 – Journeying to Udaipur
Wake up to another fresh start of your trip as we will be turning the caravan wheels towards Udaipur. The journey from Jodhpur to Udaipur is 250 kilometres, and the thrill begins when the caravan kicks in towards the new destination. As soon as you reach our camping site in Udaipur, it is almost brunch time. Savour on the freshly cooked meal and gear up for another eventful city tour. During your visit to the beautiful City of Lakes, you will be taking a Sajjangarh Palace tour, City Palace, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Fateh Sagar Lake. Famously known as the Monsoon Palace, Sajjangarh Palace is a palatial hilltop residency of Udaipur. The beautiful palace overlooks the magnificent Fateh Sagar Lake. It gets its name from the Maharaja Sajjan Singh of Mewar, who built it in 1884. While exploring the palace, you can dawn on the panoramic view of the city’s lakes, palaces and surrounding countryside. Drown in the beautiful sunset view of the city from the palace. The palace is built with white marble and is located on Bandera Peak of Aravalli hills. Get mesmerized by the grand central hall with staircase and many rooms and quarters. Exquisite motifs of leaves and flowers drape the marble pillars giving the palace the much-needed character.
The City Palace is a palace complex situated in Udaipur and is a flamboyant piece of architecture which is also the largest of its type in Rajasthan. You can witness a fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture in the design element of this palace. The palace also offers a stunning panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. The City Palace is an agglomeration of structures including 11 separate palaces. This unique agglomeration is distinctly homogeneous. The palace is entirely built out of granite and marble emitting a rich aura of dexterous craftsmanship. Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, famously known as the Courtyard or Garden of Maidens, is a major garden located in Udaipur’s hearts. The garden houses, fountains and kiosks, a lotus pool and marble elephants. It was built by Rana Sangram Singh in 1734, who built this for the royal ladies. It represents the green retreat in the dry land of Rajasthan. Unwind with your loved ones in this beautiful, jaw-dropping human-made heaven.
Fateh Sagar Lake is located on the north-west side of Udaipur and is the most beautiful lake among the four lakes of this city. Within the confines of this lake, there are three small islands. Runoffs emerging from the surrounding hills drain into this lake, painting a beautiful picture of its enigmatic beauty. The lake is pear-shaped and is encircled by the Aravalli hills on three sides and a gravity stone masonry dam on the fourth side. Enjoy the scenic beauty of this beautiful lake and enjoy the soothing boat-ride in the same.
After the incredible sightseeing, it’s time to head towards Badi lake for some adventure. Badi Lake is an artificial fresh-water lake in Udaipur. It was built by Maharana Raj Singh I, to counteract the devastating effects of famine in those times. Put on your gear and hit on the countryside biking. Paddle through the by-lanes and create some unforgettable memories of the best cycling tour ever. Cover the stretch from Rampura circle to Badi Lake and experience the thrill in the city of lakes. You can also experience the same refreshing feeling of this detour via car. Post detour, catch on some incredible sightseeing over tea and snacks offered to you by our staff. Unwind in the lap of nature with traditional music and dance night followed by bonfire and barbeque. Feast on the freshly made Rajasthani dinner and enjoy the dance performances by the artists.
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