Lake Pichola, Udaipur
Taj Lake Palace rises majestically from a four-acre island in the centre of Lake Pichola with a stunning backdrop of the Aravalli Mountains and Udaipur, in Rajasthan in the north west of India.
Take a step back in time at this luxury hotel and experience the magic of a bygone era. Built in the 17th century, this historic palace features a magnificent, white marble exterior surrounded by cypress-shaded courtyards, gardens and fountains.
Offering unrivaled service and facilities, this exceptionally grand hotel will appeal to discerning travelers seeking a romantic and indulgent retreat in an enchanting setting.
Enjoy the royal treatment the minute you are greeted at the airport or dock. Arrive at the lake in style in your chauffeur-driven vintage car, then step onto your gondola for a short ride to the hotel.
The accommodation at Taj Lake Palace is sublime, with 83 beautifully appointed rooms and suites offering superb views and round-the-clock butler service. Interiors are delightfully romantic, combining old-world opulence with contemporary sophistication. Each room is uniquely decorated with the finest silks, richly coloured frescoes and ornately carved furniture. For those seeking maximum indulgence, the Grand Royal Suites are the epitome of luxury and the exquisitely designed Chandra Prakash Suite is highly recommended.
Taj Lake Palace offers a myriad of unique gastronomic experiences on offer at the hotel. Highlights include traditional Rajasthani cuisine served in a romantic setting overlooking the lake and palaces at Mewar Terrace and contemporary European delicacies prepared by master chefs and accompanied by a superb selection of fine wines at Bhairo. The high tea is not to be missed.
There are endless unique experiences to be had with custom made itineraries designed to maximise your time in Udaipur. Take a sunset cruise around the lake or experience supreme pampering aboard the Jiva Spa Boat; enjoy some yoga; laze by the pool; or consult an astrologer. Other activities including tours around the city of lakes and into the mountains, elephant rides, mountain biking and trekking can also be arranged.
Taj Lake Palace is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Rajasthan into a greater Indian holiday. Take a look at Classic Rajasthan as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Taj Lake Palace Information
- Location & Getting There
Rising majestically from a four-acre island in the centre of Lake Pichola in Rajasthan, the hotel is a 40-minute drive from Udaipur Airport.
There are 83 beautifully appointed rooms and suites among the stunning backdrop of Aravalli Mountains. Luxury rooms and Palace rooms showcase the Indian heritage through intricate craftsmanship and classic furniture, with the latter imbued with more space for luxury. Royal suites feature extra sitting areas with magnificent views of Lake Pichola and the City Palace, while the Grand Royal suites flaunt a attached terraces and complimentary chocolates. Lastly, the Grand Presidential suite provides the ultimate lavishness with its private library and balcony.
- Swimming pool
- Yoga & meditation centre
- Wellness centre
- Conference & wedding halls
- Shopping bazaar
- Dining: 4 restaurants
There are endless unique experiences on offer both inside and outside the hotel. Watch cultural shows, consult an astrologer at the Mewar Terrace, take a royal heritage walk through the palace, board the sunset cruise or Jiva Spa boat for a relaxing evening, enjoy an hour-long vintage car drive, or go on elephant, camel or horseback rides.
Children are welcome and babysitting services are available upon request, as well as a doctor on call.