Udaipur (Rajasthan)

Udaipur is full of palaces, temples, havelis and gardens and appears almost like a mirage in the desert. The exquisite Lake Palace on Lake Pichola is over whelming in splendour and the other island palace is Jagmandir. Other chief attractions: The City Palace Museum, the Shiv Niwas Palace Museum, the Indo-Aryan Jagadish Temple, Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum, the crafts village, Pratap memorial, fateh Sagar, Sajjan Garh, Gulab Bagh, Kumbhalgarh (Mewar Fort), the Ranakpur Jain Temple, the battlefield of Haldighatti. India's largest artificial lake jaisamand and island resort is 50 km away.