Taj Lake Palace Udaipur Rajasthan

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Choose Taj Lake Palace Udaipur to stay only if you want to bathe in luxury unparalleled to any other hotel or resort. Taj Palace is truly a luxurious hotel. This hotel was once featured in a James Bond Movie and even if it hadn’t this would still be a star in our eyes. It is set in a 18th century palace encompassing a Lake Pichola island. This hotel is done in complete marble.

The hotel is wonderfully done, the exterior as well interior are beautiful here. The architecture reflects real hardwork as it is very beautiful. The rooms and suites are well decorated and are laced with all the modern facilities a hotel should have. There is the presence of 24 hours doctor on call and room service. Free Wifi, flatscreen tv, minibar, period furniture, free butler service and much more are available here. There are four exquisite restaurants here which are fabulous in themselves. The cuisines available here are Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Chinese. The butlers will set the table anywhere wherever you wish to dine be it poolside table, lily pond or rooftop.

This is like a royal dream awaiting you. Do go for it.

About Taj Lake Palace Udaipur Rajasthan

The traditional coupé glides to an end at the lake’s edge. It’s solid to believe the floating vision in marble is real. Blink, and indeed, there is a brilliant palace emerging from the mist. Suddenly you are in a boat, drifting ever closer and the reality doesn’t disillusion. With the Aravalli Mountains and city palaces as a environment one gets an impending sense of enchantment.

Accommodations at Taj Lake Palace are as enjoyable as the exterior. Every one of our idealistic rooms holds a story and among the most persuasive is The Chandra Prakash Suite, meaning Lustre of the Moon. The ornamental gilt moldings, sculpted marble columns, and fine fretwork screens fearful even the Maharaja who held court in this very room in the 1930s.

There are countless exclusive experience to be had. Sail into a plum sunset on a 150-year old Gangaur complete with candlelight and splendidly decent oarsmen. Indulge in a legacy walk with an escort followed by a glass of luminous wine at the bar. Soak in the sounds and tourist attractions of the city as your royal butler accompanies you on a shopping trip. In this royal dream, anything is possible.

Rooms and Suites at Taj Lake Palace Udaipur | Taj Hotels

Rooms & Suites

Each and every one of the 66 rooms and 17 suites offer stunning views and intricate décor to envelop guests in royal mystique.

Luxury Rooms, Palace Rooms, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites, Grand Presidential Suite, Historical Suites

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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in India

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India is increasing as intercontinental tourist destination across the World. Insist of most luxury hotels have been improved in the past decade. Lots of new luxury hotels opened in each state. At the same time as some old royal palaces rehabilitated themselves into heritage hotels they provide luxury as well as royal feel as guest in the hotel. They charge good quantity for their service i.e. luxury suite. So, let’s have a give the impression of being at the list of Top 5 Most Expensive Luxury Hotels in India.

1.Leela Palace, Goa

Leela Palace, Goa

Leela Palace, Goa

The Leela Goa

A perfect mix together of luxury and reassure, Leela Palace Goa reflects the Portuguese heritage in its fashionable rooms and décor. Having a soft corner for the Leela chain of hotels, I was keen to visit one of the best beach resorts in Goa. The hotel, like the ones in Delhi and NCR, absolutely lives up to its reputation!

Within the resort, overflowing with beautiful man-made ponds and lush precincts, one can take pleasure in lip smacking beach side sea food or dine at the cross Indian restaurant Jamavar. An in-house shopping arcade, spice garden tour and dolphin cruise tour on ask for – what more can a guest asks for? For those keen on sightseeing, there are more than a few landmark churches, Mahavir and Bondla wildlife sanctuaries nearby.

2.The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

Oberoi Udaivilas' wimming pool and gazebo

Oberoi Udaivilas’ wimming pool and gazebo

Luxury takes on a new sense as you go into the fort style hotel – The Oberoi Rajvilas in Jaipur. Get prepared to be treated like royals here and avail facilities like the brand name Oberoi spa inside a Rajasthani haveli, limousine service and the best of well dining. What’s more, the somewhere to live here includes villas with private pools and a royal tent. A visit to the Pink City is imperfect without discovering its beauty. At Rajwada Library Bar, explore into Rajputana and Jaipur history with an highly praised local historian while enjoying the supreme of cocktails. Well-known attractions Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and The City Palace are a little drive away.

3.Orange County, Coorg

Orange County, Coorg

Orange County, Coorg

In a place like Coorg with tranquil surroundings and lesser ‘sightseeing’ options, the resort makes a world of a distinction (speaking from experience). For that desire a peaceful holiday away from frenzied work schedule, Orange County Coorg is THE resort to book a land of concealed treasures nestles in a 300 acre cultivated area paradise; the place exudes peace and tranquility. It has everything from an infinity pool to a reading lounge and Ayurvedic spa for ultimate relaxation. Let everything go and lives the local way by taking a guided walking tour of the coffee and spice plantations or a Coracle be carried on River Cauvery. If you’re staying long an adequate amount of here, a visit to the village is a must. And of course, who can forget a cuppa chai at the waterside tea shop.

4.Wildflower Hall, Mashobra

Wildflower Hall, Mashobra

Wildflower Hall, Mashobra

What’s the one lavishness resort in Shimla that one and all have been raving about?  It’s none other than Wildflower Hall, Mashobra. The Oberoi chain has defeated itself with this one (if that’s even possible) and made a regal style resort amidst woods of pine trees and cedar. A superlative retreat in the Himalayas, it offers travelers options for recreation and adventure. Billiards, ice skating, mountain biking – there’s a lot to keep you busy here. If sports education is not your cup of tea, unwind in the hotel with a game of carom or spend quality time with loved ones. Food lovers are in for a treat here – be it enjoy global gastronomy on the open-air veranda or private dining at The Lateens. You can also drive down to The Mall, Tattapani or Jakhoo Hill for day excursion.

5.Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

A hotel that epitomizes romance and royalty, the charming Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur almost seems to suggest on Lake Pichola. If the vision leaves you enthralled from a distance, wait till you go into the splendid resort with intricate artwork. Having been a venue for many far above the ground profile weddings, this hotel spoils visitors for choices. Couple can sail in a 150-year old Gangaur or squander quality time in one of the royal swing.  If you have been preparation a long in arrears family vacation, Taj Lake Palace offers a cultural show, heritage walk and of itinerary a game room to bond with your kids.

 

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur is a fabulous hotel to be in. It is located on the Lake Pichola. This hotel is spread over fifty acres and it overlooks the lovely Lake Pichola. Along with Lake Pichola, here one can also view magnificent gardens of the hotel here. The twenty acre of the fifty acre here is a wildlife sanctuary with deer and wild boar residing here. The hotel is barely 2.4 km from the Lake Palace and City Palace Museum. One can totally immerse here in the lap of luxury. The Oberoi Udaivillas in Udaipur is a finest luxury hotel.

The Oberoi Udaivilas which actually stands on two-hundred year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar is a lovely luxury property. The rooms and suites of this hotel are largest in the city as they range from 600 square feet to 2650 square feet. The dining experience here is a great one. The menu here ranges from Pan- Asian to Chinese and Continental as well. You can also dine here cruising on a boat on the lovely Lake Pichola. By and large you are bound to have an extraordinary experience at the marvelous Oberoi Udaivilas.

About: The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

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The Oberoi Udaipur Rooms & Suites

Kohinoor Suite “Guests go into the Kohinoor Suite through a private square bathed in sunlight. Within the suite, an ordinary palette is lifted by subtle gold furnishings and partition frescoes. A master bedroom, twin bedroom and livelihood room afford access to a private pool with outside dining, while indoors is another dining room and work space.

DINING & WELLNESS – The Oberoi Spa

The internal chamber of our spa is majestic under a gemstone chandelier, crowned by a day sky dome and caressed by the mild sound of water cascading over a white marble fountain. Therapies use expected oils, and include international and Ayurvedic techniques to relax, refresh and rejuvenate.

Experiences: Private Dinner under the Lakeside Dome

Under an intricately carved dome festooned with a curtain of fresh marigold plants and lit by candles, guests can enjoy a beautiful, poolside dining experience accompanied by live traditional music. Looking across Lake Pichola to the City Palace and Jag Mandir, guests can enjoy delicacies from our global restaurant craters, or savior bespoke dishes curetted by our master chefs for the special occasion.

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DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTS:

City Palace

The City Palace stands on a hill on the banks of Lake Pichola, bounded by crenulated walls. Built in 1567, it is composed of 4 major palaces and several slight palaces that form a single façade. Its main entrance is through a triple arched gate, the Tripolia, built in 1725. The gate leads to a sequence of courtyard, corridors and gardens.

The Rai Angan (Royal Courtyard) has a shrine, which is the oldest part of Udaipur. It is here that Udai Singh met an ascetic who suggested this site for Udaipur. The centrally located 17th century Mor Chowk (Peacock Courtyard) gets its name from inlaid glass mosaics of peacocks on its walls. Other exotic rooms include the Krishna vilas dedicated to the memory of a 16 year old princess’s tragic suicide, the Zenana Mahal (Palace of the Queens) and the Chini Chitrasala, which has exquisite mosaics and blue and white ceramics.

To the west of main gate lies Khush Mahal (Palace of Happiness) and to its south lies Shambhu Niwas, built in the 19th century. The third palace is Shiv Niwas, which is now a hotel. This was followed by Fateh Prakash, which is also a hotel and known for its Durbar Hall and Crystal Gallery.

We highly recommend a visit to the City Palace. A complete tour takes approximately 2 hours. Our Concierge can arrange English, French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking guides.

Distance from the Hotel: 2.7 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Crystal Gallery in Fateh Prakash – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Crystal Gallery

The Crystal Gallery in Fateh Prakash Hotel overlooks the grand Durbar Hall. It has a rare collection of Osler’s crystal ordered from England by Maharana Sajjan Singh in 1877. It includes crystal chandeliers and crystal furniture like chairs, dressing tables and a bed. A visit is recommended.

Distance from the Hotel: 2.9 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish-Temple Udaipur Rajasthan

Jagdish-Temple Udaipur Rajasthan

Built in 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh I and devoted to Lord Vishnu, the place of worship has an imposing 79 feet high pagoda covered with sculpture of dancers, musicians, elephants and horsemen. It is the city’s largest and most resplendent temple.

A stay to the Jagdish temple takes 20 minutes and is suggested if you are concerned in traditional Indian temples. Shoes should be removed before entering the temple.

Distance from the Hotel: 2.6 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Sajjan Garh, The Monsoon Palace – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Sajjan Garh

Sajjan-Garh

Sajjan-Garh

Also known as the Monsoon Palace, it is located on top of a hill overlooking Lake Pichola and dominates the city’s skyline. Built in the late (18th Century) by Maharana Sajjan Singh as an observatory, it has a breathtaking view of the city and the surrounding lakes, rivers and Aravalli ranges. It is surrounded by wooded hillsides and was once a royal hunting ground.

A visit to Sajjan Garh is highly recommended. It is an excellent place to view the sunset. Some sections of the road are very steep and narrow. The palace building is currently used by the Government of India and is a restricted security area. The hillside leading up to Sajjan Garh is a wildlife sanctuary.

Distance from the Hotel: 4.1 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Lake Pichola, Udaipur’s Famous Lake – Weekend Getaways – The Oberoi, Udaivilas

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

Hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments, surround Udaipur’s famous lake. The two island palaces, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, are situated on it.

Our Concierge can arrange boat rides on the lake.

Sahelion ki Bari or The Courtyard of the Maidens – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Sahelion ki Bari

Maharana Sangram Singh built this garden for his daughter and the ladies of the Queen’s court. It is said he wished to recreate the monsoon for his daughter, who had been ill for a long period. The garden has many fountains in four pools embellished with delicately chiseled pavilions and elephants. The fountains still work on the unique hydraulic system devised in 1700 A.D

Distance from the Hotel: 4.1 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Fateh Sagar – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Fateh Sagar

Fateh Sagar

Fateh Sagar

Built by Maharana Fateh Singh, this elegant lake is surrounded by hills on three sides and a dam on the fourth side. A boat ride to Nehru Park, an island garden, can be arranged from the banks of the lake.

Distance from the Hotel: 3.8 kilometres

Driving time: 20 minutes

Sri Eklingji, Incarnation of Lord Shiva – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Sri Eklingji

Sri Eklingji

Sri Eklingji

Located 25 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas in a remote mountain pass on the way to Nathdwara. Chiseled out of sandstone and marble, the temple of Eklingji was originally built in 734 AD by Bappa Rawal, founder of the Sisodia clan and rebuilt in the 15th century. Eklingji, an incarnation of Lord Shiva is the principle deity of the people of Udaipur. The complex of 108 temples is built on the shore of a lake and enclosed by high walls.

A visit of the complex takes 45 minutes and is recommended.

Distance from the Hotel: 25.2 kilometres

Driving time: 45 minutes

Nagada, Sas-Bahu Twin Temples & Adbhutji Temple – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Nagada

Nagada Udaipur

Nagada Udaipur

Located 2 kilometres north of Sri Eklingji and 23 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas. It has temples dating back to the 6th century, including the famous 11th century Sas-Bahu (mother-in-law-daughter-in-law) twin temples and the Adbhutji temple. Both temples are at the edge of a lake and submerged within the lake are several later structures.

A tour of the complex takes 45 minutes and is recommended. If combined with a visit to Sri Eklingi, it is a half-day excursion.

Distance from the Hotel: 25 kilometres

Driving time: 45 minutes

Jaisamand, The Second Largest Man-Made Lake in Asia – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Jaisamand Lake

Jaisamand Lake

Jaisamand Lake

Located 50km from The Oberoi Udaivilas, it was created in 1691 by Maharana Jai Singh and is the second largest man made lake in Asia. On the banks of the lake are vast marble steps descending to the water, embellished with pavilions and sculpted elephants. There are 11 islands in the lake, some providing sanctuary to migratory birds. Its surrounding area is now the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary. Covering 64 square kilometres, it houses spotted deer, antelopes, gazelle and panthers.

Distance from the Hotel: 59.8 kilometres

Driving time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Nathawara, Shrine of Lord Krishna & Known for Traditional Meenakari Works – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur, The Oberoi Udaivilas

Nathdwara

Nathdwara

Nathdwara

Located 55 kilometres north of The Oberoi Udaivilas on the bank of the river Banas. It has the most celebrated Vaishnava shrine of Lord Krishna or Shri Nathji. It is a major pilgrimage destination and also a centre for traditional meenakari (enamel) work.

Distance from the Hotel: 51.9 kilometres

Driving time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Haldi Ghati, The Mountain Pass – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Haldighati

Haldighati

Haldighati

Located 40 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas. The historic battle between Maharana Pratap and the Mughal Emperor Akbar was fought here in 1576 AD. A chattri stands dedicated to the valiant horse of Maharana Pratap, Chetak, who died after seeing his master out of danger.

Distance from the Hotel: 52.1 kilometres

Driving time: 1 hour 12 minutes

Ranakpur, The Holiest Jain Sites of India – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Ranakpur Temples

Ranakpur Temples

Ranakpur Temples

Located 95 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas, this is one of the holiest Jain sites of India. Nestled on the banks of the river Maghai and sequestered by mountains, Ranakpur’s beauty is accentuated by its seclusion. The main Chaumukha (four faced) temple was built in 1439 and is dedicated to the first Enlightened One, Adinatha Rishabdeva. An inscription in it traces its origin to the reign of Rana Kumbha. Erected on a raised platform, it is surrounded by 66 subsidiary shrines. It has 1444 beautifully carved pillars, of which no two are alike.

We recommend a visit to these unique temples. Open from midday to 5 p.m. Camera, Leather clothing or accessories are not allowed on the premises. Visitors are requested not to wear shorts.

Distance from the Hotel: 90 kilometres

Driving time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Kumbhalgarh Fort – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Located 95 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas, 1,100 meters above sea level. Built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, one of Mewar’s greatest warriors, this vast bastion was renowned for its inaccessibility. It was captured only once (that too due to poisoning of its water supply) and was the most important fort in Mewar, after Chittor. It had 7 massive gates and 7 ramparts, one within another, strengthened by rounded bastions and towers. It encloses a smaller fort called Katargarh, the Palace of Rana Kumbha and the ethereal Badal Mahal or Palace of the Clouds along with numerous temples.

We recommend a visit to this majestic fort. A tour takes approximately two hours and involves some uphill walking. It is a full day’s excursion, which can be combined with a visit to the Ranakpur temples.

Distance from the Hotel: 101 kilometres

Driving time: 1 hour 43 minutes

Chittor Fort – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur – The Oberoi Udaivilas

Chittor Fort

Chittor Fort

Chittor Fort

Situated,  115 kilometers, from The Oberoi Udaivilas, at the end of the Aravallis, on a rocky outcrop. It was the most important bastion of Rajput power for 8 centuries, and the primary objective of any would-be ruler was to occupy it. It survived waves of Turkish, Afghan, Tartar and Mongol invaders and was attacked 3 times. Now deserted, it has 7 gates where many died fighting. The ruined palace of Rana Kumbha (1433-68) is its oldest building. The fort is dominated by two towers, the 12th century Kirti Sthambh (Tower of fame) dedicated to a Jain saint, and the 15th century Vijay Sthambh (Tower of Victory) built to commemorate a famous victory over the Sultan of Malwa.

A visit is recommended. It is a full day’s excursion and a tour of the fort takes 2 hours.

Distance from the Hotel: 123 kilometres

Driving time: 2 hours 9 minutes

Mount Abu, a Summer Resort & a Jain Pilgrimage Centre – Weekend Getaways in Udaipur, The Oberoi Udaivilas

Mount AbuMount abu

Located 195 kilometres from The Oberoi Udaivilas at 1220 meters above sea level, it is a summer resort and a Jain pilgrimage centre. The Dilwara Jain temples are Mount Abu’s main attraction and are among the finest examples of Jain architecture in India. Built between the 11th and 13th century, their sober exterior belies the rich, intricate marble carvings inside.

The temples are open for non-Jains from 12 noon to 6 p.m. only. Photography, leather clothing and accessories are not permitted on the premises.

Nakki Lake, situated at the centre of Mount Abu and a hub of activity, is another attraction. It is India’s highest lake outside the Himalayas.

Distance from the Hotel: 162 kilometres

Driving time: 2 hours 59 minutes

CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES

Currency

Visitors of Indian origin and foreigners aged above 10 years who reside in India can carry INR 45,000 (when the country of origin is Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China, the currency allowance is INR 6,000)

International visitors (over 18 years) from every other country can carry USD 10,000 or the value of USD 5,000 in other currencies, per person into India.

Duty Free Goods, Duty free allowances per person (over the age of 18) are as follows:

Alcohol: 2 litres, Cigarettes: 100 pieces,  Cigars: 25 pieces, Tobacco: 125g, Passengers aged over 18 can also carry one laptop computer., Customs duty is leviable at 36.05% on the valuable of dutiable goods in excess of the allowance.

Restricted Items

The following items are prohibited in India:    Maps and literature where India’s external boundaries have been incorrectly drawn;   Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights; Wildlife products; Counterfeit currency; Specified live birds and animals.

WEATHER IN UDAIPUR

Udaipur is known for having mild winters, hot, dry summers and a humid monsoon season. Winter lasts from November to February, during which time temperatures can reach 81°F (27 °C) in the daytime and drop to 45 °F (7 °C) at night. This is known as the best time to visit Udaipur. Summers last from May to August, at which time temperatures can reach 106 °F (41°C). The monsoon rains also happen during these months, with the highest average rainfall of 136 millimetres falling in July. Spring (March to April) and autumn (September to October) temperatures are very similar, climbing from 68 °F to 95 °F (20 -35 °C) in the former and reducing over the same range in the latter.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING

If you are travelling to Udaipur during the summer months, we recommend you wear loose clothing made from natural fabrics. During the winter months, you may wish to carry a sweater or shawl for the evenings.

LANGUAGE

English is widely spoken in India. Staff at the airport, hotels, restaurants and shops will most often be fluent in English.Hindi is the official and most widely spoken native language in India. It is most concentrated in the northern states. Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada prevail in the south.

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