Udaipur is one of the most famous cities in the state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Mewar region of the state. The city is named after the king who founded it - Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559 and is known as the City of Lakes. Famous lakes of Udaipur are Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Badi.
The city is rich in culture and heritage due to the long rule of the Rajputs, who built several palaces like City Palace. A must visit is City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, comprising of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics.
Mount Abu is a hill station in Rajasthan, lying within the Aravalli Range. It is situated in the Sirohi district. Mount Abu has been under the influence of Rajputs as well as Gurjars at different points in its history. The place has religious and spiritual significance for Hindus since it is believed to be the location of sage Vashishta’s prayers and meditation. Due to its cool climate, Mount Abu is a much visited spot by tourists. The Nakki Lake, Dilwara Temples and Achalgarh Fort form other attractions for visitors. Mount Abu has the unique distinction of being the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan.