Whether your intendto explore the ancient architecture of its numerous palaces and temples, visit the blue lakes, try the age-old recipes or even get an insight into the rich heritage of the princely state- Udaipur is a destination that certainly won't disappoint you.
This trail through the well-planned streets of Udaipur is one that will be a sweet memory to you for years to come. Being of a very short duration, two and a half hours to be exact, the trail can fit effortlessly into your travel plans.
The walk begins at Gangaur ghat, which is a prominent spot for festivals and celebrations and is located by the Lake pichola. It is also close to the Jagdish Chowk, which is an open market area, so if you wish to pick up some goodies to take back home, dont hesitate.
As the walk proceeds, get a glimpse of the unique and ancient architectural styles of temples and havelis. You can also visit a 300-year-old haveli, which has some spectacular glass works and beautiful designs that will surprise you. You also get an opportunity to interact with heirs of the original owners of this age-old haveli. Let them take you on a journey back in time to the age of Maharajas and royal kingdoms. With the help of your guide, you get a clearer picture of whyRajasthan is known as the princely state and how Udaipur gained importance as a capital of the kingdom of Mewar.
Marvel at the design of the planned water system, see the skilled artisans create their masterpieces and understand the overall layout of the city. As this trail concludes at the Delhi gate, a bittersweet feeling lingers in the air. The narrow and crooked streets, havelis that have stood through sands of time and temples carved out to perfection- capture the enchanting beauty of the "City of lakes" , one last time before you leave.