Sitting on the Eastern banks of Lake Pichola, Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel is a perfect romantic destination. Named after Maharana Fateh Prakash who ruled the city from 1885 to 1935, the palace is one of the two palace hotels in The Udaipur City Palace Complex. Although Fateh Prakash is the smaller hotel in the complex, the palace has much to offer – The Crystal Gallery with the world’s largest personal collection of crystal artefacts, the grand Durbar Hall with gigantic chandeliers, colossal portraits of the royalty and a sunset terrace restaurant & bar that promises the perfect romantic dinner. The hotel is a five time winner of the National Tourism Awards for the best heritage hotel in the Heritage Grand Category.
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Chinese
Summer- Min 17°C, Max 37°C
Winter- Min 6°C, Max 32°C
Best time to visit: September-May
By Air: Udaipur Airport (24 km, 1/2 hr)
By Rail: Udaipur Railway Station (3 km, 5 mins)
By Road: Udaipur (5 km, 8 mins)
THINGS TO DO
Monsoon Palace- The Monsoon palace stands a, palatial estate, atop a hill that overlooking the Pichola Lake and its island palaces. The palace offers unparalleled 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside as well.
Vintage and Classic Car Museum- It comprises of a private collection of vintage cars owned by the House of Mewar , the world’s longest serving dynasty. A priceless Rolls-Royce, 1939 Cadillac convertibles, 1936 Vauxhall are on display. Stories of these customized cars are plenty and will keep any car enthusiast completely enthralled
Bagore ki Haveli- A haveli in Udaipur, Bagore ki Haveli is located right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. The palace has hundreds of rooms decorated with displays of costumes and modern art.
Leopard safari- The Jawai Leopard Conservation Zone around Bera is home to the largest predator of the region – leopards. The landscape is blessed with natural rocky landscapes and farms and is perfect for a jeep safari.
Kumbhal Garh- This fort is located in the Aravalli Hills and is a World Heritage Site. Kumbhalgarh is the birth place of the legendary Maharana Pratap and spans a 38 km long wall. This fort is the second largest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari- The Courtyard of the Maidens is a major garden and popular tourist site in Udaipur. The gardens have gorgeous lotus pools, marble pavilions and fountains. The garden is famous for their lush lawns and marble art and fountains.