Jaisamand Day Tour
Udaipur Journey offers Udaipur to Jaisamand taxi for our guests who want to go on a day trip to Jaisamand by hiring a taxi in Udaipur.
Jaisamand Sanctuary is situated at a distance of nearly 51 km south-east of Udaipur and spread over an area of 160 square km. Jaisamand Sanctuary was introduced in the year 1957. This sanctuary is the habitat of innumerable species. The species include sloth bear, leopard, chital, chinkara, wild boar and a wide variety of the birds that breed here such as darter, open bill stork, pond heron, little cormorant and Indian Shag. The aquatic life and the amphibians are also found in the lake.
Jaisamand Island Resort
The Jaisamand Island Resort is the sole resort in North West Region of the country to be built on a Private Island of 40 acres. Jaisamand Lake and the Sanctuary are rich in fauna with counts of over 300 bird species, which makes the place ideal for bird watchers too, who can enjoy bird watching while on their stay the resort. This resort has an idyllic location to enjoy the vastness and beauty of the lake. Also, Jaisamand Lake is famous its quality of fish, which is sold in nearby places.
Jaisamand Lake known as the second largest artificial lake in Asia. Located at a distance of nearly 51 km from Udaipur. About the history of this artificial lake, it is said that there was a small puddle or lake, which was called Dhebar Lake. Further, it is said that Maharana Jayasingh’s childhood name was Dhebar and the name of this lake was named after him. Maharana Jaisingh later named this magnificent lake Jaisamand after his known name which means ‘Ocean of Victory’.
Roothi Rani ka Mahal
Maharana Jaisingh built many grand palaces along the banks of the lake. This also included the small palace for his queen, Kamladevi. Also popular as Hawa Mahal, this palace is also known as Roothi Rani Ka Mahal and is quite fascinating. Constructed in A.D. 1680-1698, it was gifted to Maharana Jaisingh’s youngest queen Kamladevi. Legends say, being dismayed with Jaisingh, she left her palace to lead a segregated life, hence, the name came to be known as Roothi Rani-ka-Mahal.