Udaipur

Udaipur – The City of Lakes:

Udaipur

Romantic and divine, Udaipur is much more than an oasis in the desert and the most beautiful lakes, exquisite palaces and architectural heritage and deserves the nickname “Venice of the East.” and also called “City of Lakes”. Lake Palace is located in Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola is the best example of its delicate architecture and refined culture. Shores of the lake is another beautiful building can boast – a magnificent palace in the city. well-known handicrafts and miniature paintings, Shilpa Gram festival is a favorite tourist destination in the city. Maharana Udai Singh II founded Udaipur in 1568, when he was defeated in Chittorgarh and the Mughal emperor Akbar. It is believed that a saint meditating on a hill near Lake Pichola directed him to establish the capital, because it is surrounded by Aravallis, forests and lakes, making it safer than Chittorgarh.

 

Location: Rajasthan, India

Significance: Known as city of Lakes

Best Season: October to April

 

Weather:-

Pleasant winters and scanty rainfall characterizes the climate of Udaipur. Though temperature rises to 40ºC in summers, but mostly it is tolerable and is around 30’s.

 

How to Reach Udaipur:-

1> By Air:

Udaipur has a good network of air services linking it to from New Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and Mumbai. Nearest airport is Dabok Airport, which is 21 km from the city centre.

2> By Train:

It is well connected to and from all the major cities of India such as Chittrogarh, Ajmer, Jaipur and Delhi by trains. Palace On Wheels is a major attraction of course. The railway station is 4 km from the heart of the city.

3> By Road:

The roads are smooth and link Udaipur to various major cities of India such as Delhi, Jaipur, Chittrogarh, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Indore, Kota, Mount Abu and Mumbai. Thus, there are bus services to and from Gujarat, Delhi and major cities of Rajasthan that end at the bus terminal, 2 km from the railway station.

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Stay at Udaipur:

Very good hotels are there in the city of Udaipur.

 

Attractions:

The Sightseeing Spots are-

Jaisamand lake

 Jaisamand-Lake-Udaipur

Lake Pichola

 

Lake Pichola

Lake Fateh Sagar

 

Rajsamand lake

 

Rajsamand lake

City Palace

 City Palace

Lake Palace

 Lake Palace

Jag Mandir

 Jag Mandir

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Top 10 beaches

Top 10 Beach Destination in India

1> Mandvi beach:-

This tiny island can be ventured in half a day by foot as it’s a mere 6 kilometer stretch. Situated in the coastal side of Gujarat, the waters of Mandvi are great for catching fish. People usually love to cook it on the beach itself, sitting serenely, watching the sun go down. A scooter on rent to surf on the beach or within the city is one of the major leisure activities for the people who pay a visit here. Speeding motor boats on in the water is another activity the tourists love to enjoy here.

2> Kalpeni beach:-

Lakshadeep islands are India’s unspoiled group of many small islands. Kalpeni is one such beach island. The views of the sea turtles and the magnificent coral reefs in the waters of Kalpeni are ethereal. This beach is basically a lagoon lined by smaller islands and coral reefs. Like any other island folk men, the prime occupations of its residents are fishing and cultivation ofcoconuts. Water sports is a huge attraction here with tourists sailing away in the pristine waters. The tropical climate makes it a perfect winter season getway.

3> Palolem beach:-

This quant and scenic edge of South Goa is a perfect getaway from the regular bustle of usual tourist-filled resorts. The best place to stay when you are in Palolem, is in small huts or shacks on the beach itself. It is better to stop in one of the huts on the shore. It usually has all the basic comforts of a hotel room with additional view of the enchanting Arabian sea. It is lined with coastal eateries and restaurants famous for Goan food. The variety of fish in Goa is to die for! The evenings are usually filled with some live reggae music playing in the background, with a glass of your favorite drink and a priceless view of the Arabian sea at night.

4> Karwar beach:-

If solitude and peace is what you aim for while on this beach, you will not ask for a refund! Ambushed by palm trees all over the shoreline of this beach island, the total length of this sandy shoreline is more than 300 kilometers. The beach is well protected from heavy winds because of the rich foliage around it. The tourism sector here is well established and people can enjoy the small cluster of restaurants lined on the beach itself. The small thatched huts give a sense of tranquility and warmth.

5> Mararikulam beach:-

Felling worn out? Then Mararikulam is the perfect getaway to spend those sluggish hours on the beach, sipping your favorite drink, relaxing on the shores and watching the sun go down gradually. The view can inspire apoetic mood as life here seems to go on a standstill and the blending of theblue waters with the golden sands creates an enchanting experience. Actual huts can be rented here indefinitely with all the required amenities. The real delight comes with the dawn, when people go fishing with the fisherman and later for all the water activities.

6> Candolim beach:-

Candolim beach is situated in the north of Goa and lies close to the Sinquerim beach.Its an ideal beach for those who are slowly getting tired of the crowded beaches of Calangute or Anjuna. Though tourists quite often frequent Candolim beach, you can still find some quiet places for yourself. If you want to try your hand at fishing, you are welcome to do so too. The beach also offers various water-sports activities-right from parasailing to water-skiing… name it and they have it for you. There are special guides also who can help you through these activities. Goa Candolim beach also arranges special beach excursions wherein a tourist is taken right to the middle of the sea from where he can capture some memorable sunsets.
7> Canacona beach:-

Canacona beach is famous beach in Goa. This is Goa’s southernmost taluka. Its capital is Chaudi. It is the gateway to many of Goa’s southern tip beaches including Agonda, Palolem and Rajbhag. Far south of Goa is Canacona district – among the last parts of the territory to be included into the Novas Conquistas, and has retained a distinct Hindu feel. It was ceded to the Portuguese by the Raja of Sund in the Treaty of 1791. The area also boasts some of the state’s most striking scenery. Set against a backdrop of the jungle-covered Sahyadri hills (extension of the Western Ghat range), a string of pearl-white caves and sweeping beaches briefs its indented coastline.

8> Cavelossim Beach:-

No point in going on a luxury beach travel tour to Goa, West India and missing a trip to the exotic Cavelossim Beach. Known for its dolphins and seafood shacks the Cavelossim Beach in Goa, West India, is, in plain words-a natural paradise.There are plenty of luxury beach resorts on the Cavelossim Beach in Goa, West India that cater to your holiday needs. Besides these there is a sprawling five star luxury beach resort that is a great favorite with holidaymakers.An interesting luxury holiday activity that you must not miss is hiring a boat to go dolphin watching in the late evening, a sight that will leave lasting impressions of nature’s beautiful gift-life on your mind.Stride past the Cavelossim village church square and enter a lane that leads you to a vast expanse of paddy fields near the banks of the River Sal. Watch the everyday village activities and interact with the astonishingly nice and warm villagers.

9> Varca beach:-

Goa Varca beach is located 5 km south of Benaulim in Goa. Varca beach in Goa is packed with supple white sands and filled with black lava rocks at some places. Being a lot cleaner and calm than most of the celebrated beaches of Goa, Varca Beach Goa manages to draw huge numeral of tourists from all over. There are plentiful beach shacks offering a multiplicity of Goan dishes and seafood at realistic prices. Varca Beach Goa is a just right hangout for the tourists.
10> Benaulim Beach:-

benaulim beach goa

Less than 2 kms south of Colva is the more tranquil beach of Benaulim. Benaulim is one of the few places in Goa where one can glimpse handicrafts typical to this area. The best of the traditional rosewood furniture is made here. Also Benaulim is famous as the place where the legendary Parashuram’s arrow landed, by which Goa was created.

 

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Zenith WaterFalls Khopoli

  • Zenith WaterFalls:-

Zenith Falls, Khopoli is very close to Lonavala’ s Waterfalls so many travellers may me seen here during monsoon. Zenith falls are very heavy in comparision with other falls, if you expect to just wet yourself with trickles, then this isn’t the spot for you.

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  • How to Reach zenith waterfall khopoli:-

1>  By Car:-

Khopoli is a 30 km ride from Panvel on the Old Bombay-Pune Hihgway.
It is seen from Highways about 1000 meter. Be prepared for a small (and fun) hike across a stream to reach the waterfall base.
Check for the directions at Khopoli and turn off the highway after the bus stand.
It is named so because of the near by Zenith company.

2> By Train:-

It is 5km away from khopoli railway station.You can esily get an auto from there.

 

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