Travel and Vacation Guide, Udaipur | The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
Oberoi Hotels and Resorts


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Travel Information

The Oberoi Udaivilas is located in Udaipur, in the State of Rajasthan, in northern India. Located on the bank of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi, Udaivilas stands on the 200 year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar. Its luxurious fifty acres include a twenty-acre wildlife sanctuary inhabited by deer and wild boar.

Location & Access

Flying to Udaipur

Udaipur's Dabok airport is 27 kilometres, approximately forty-five minutes' drive from The Oberoi Udaivilas. The airport offers regular daily connections to Delhi and Mumbai.

We would be happy to arrange a chauffeur driven car to meet your plane.

Please contact us for assistance or further information.

Trains to Udaipur

Udaipur railway station is well connected to all the major cities in India. Please be advised that trains can be fully booked weeks in advance.

Approximate train journey times are as follows:

  • Jaipur to Udaipur trains: 7 hours
  • Sawai Madhopur (closest station to Ranthambhore National Park and Tiger Reserve) to Udaipur trains: 7 hours
  • Delhi to Udaipur trains: 12 hours
  • Agra Cantonment to Udaipur trains: 13 hours

The Oberoi Udaivilas is approximately 6 kilometres from Udaipur railway station. We would be happy to arrange a chauffeur driven car to meet your train.

Please contact us for assistance or further information.

Other Travel Information


All international visitors to India (except those with a Nepali or Bhutanese national passport), must have valid passports stamped with current visas. For more information on visa categories and applications, please visit the Government of India online portal for visa applications here .

It is mandatory for all international visitors to India to register with the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office within 24 hours of arrival. The hotel will scan your passport photograph page when you check in and take care of this service for you.

Visa on Arrival

The Visa on Arrival (enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation) facility is available for travellers visiting India from 43 countries. For more information on the Visa on Arrival facility, please click here  to visit the website of the Government of India.


The unit of Indian currency is the Rupee. For up to date information on exchange rates, please click here.

We would be happy to help with foreign currency exchange in India. Please ask the concierge upon arrival.

There are plenty of international ATMs in all major cities in India. International credit cards are also widely accepted.

Please note: It is prohibited to take Indian currency out of India.



Visitors of Indian origin and foreigners aged above 10 years who reside in India can carry INR 45,000 (when the country of origin is Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China, the currency allowance is INR 6,000)

International visitors (over 18 years) from every other country can carry USD 10,000 or the value of USD 5,000 in other currencies, per person into India.

Duty Free Goods

Duty free allowances per person (over the age of 18) are as follows:

  • Alcohol: 2 litres
  • Cigarettes: 100 pieces
  • Cigars: 25 pieces
  • Tobacco: 125g

Passengers aged over 18 can also carry one laptop computer.

Customs duty is leviable at 36.05% on the valuable of dutiable goods in excess of the allowance.

Restricted Items

The following items are prohibited in India:

  • Maps and literature where India's external boundaries have been incorrectly drawn;
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances;
  • Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights;
  • Wildlife products;
  • Counterfeit currency;
  • Specified live birds and animals.


Udaipur is known for having mild winters, hot, dry summers and a humid monsoon season.

Winter lasts from November to February, during which time temperatures can reach 81°F (27 °C) in the daytime and drop to 45 °F (7 °C) at night. This is known as the best time to visit Udaipur.

Summers last from May to August, at which time temperatures can reach 106 °F (41°C). The monsoon rains also happen during these months, with the highest average rainfall of 136 millimetres falling in July.

Spring (March to April) and autumn (September to October) temperatures are very similar, climbing from 68 °F to 95 °F (20 -35 °C) in the former and reducing over the same range in the latter.


If you are travelling to Udaipur during the summer months, we recommend you wear loose clothing made from natural fabrics. During the winter months, you may wish to carry a sweater or shawl for the evenings.


English is widely spoken in India. Staff at the airport, hotels, restaurants and shops will most often be fluent in English.

Hindi is the official and most widely spoken native language in India. It is most concentrated in the northern states. Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada prevail in the south.