Dewali is an area of the historic, picturesque city of Udaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. This area is located close to the Fateh Sagar Lake and the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. The centre of Udaipur is located at a distance of 5 km from the locality. Udaipur is often known by names such as ‘Venice of the East’, ‘Lake City’ or ‘City of Lakes’.
Places to Stay
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city which are worth considering. Some of the options which are worth a try are Wonder View Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), North Star Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Mewar Haveli (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Udai Palace (Tariff – Rs. 950) and others.
The official language of Udaipur is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
A couple of must-see places in the city include the Lake Palace, City Place, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple, Udaipur Solar Observatory, Ahar Museum, Maharana Pratap Memorial (Moti Magri), Gulab Bagh and Zoo and Lake Pichola among many others. You will never run out of tourist places in the city.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur at a distance of 27 km.
Udaipur City Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 7 km.
Mostly state transport buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses connecting Udaipur to major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Indore, Jamnagar, Mount Abu, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Bharuch, Surat and Mumbai are readily available. Before going on a holiday, check out for deals and offers on several bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.