Udaipur is a beautiful city, set amidst the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan, India. Known for its picturesque lakes, Udaipur is also called 'the city of lakes'. Udaipur is regarded as one of the most romantic cities of the World and subsequently, also known as the 'Venice of East'. In context of Rajasthan, Udaipur is the second most-sought after tourist destination of the state, the first being Jaipur. Udaipur had been the capital of Mewar for centuries.
Though termed as the city of lakes, Udaipur has many more attractions that catch the attention of the tourists with their charm. The city boasts of various museums, palaces, gardens, monuments and colourful festivals that attract tourists to visit the city. The larger than life palaces with their exquisite locations transport you directly into the royal Rajputana era; The Lake Palace, has been accredited for being one of the most charismatic and romantic places all across the globe. The massive forts of Udaipur grab the interest of people with their sheer structure and architecture. The beautiful temples create a sense of aestheticism with their spiritual ecstasy.
Udaipur is a fantastic city to choose to volunteer, where volunteers not only get valuable work experience and see the Rajasthani local culture very closely. There are hundreds of roof top restaurants near the volunteer accommodation. BEYOND BORDERS has its accommodation for the volunteers at the host family which is just near the teaching project as well as in a very nice guest house.