Beautifully located on the serene banks of Banas River, Nathdwara is a small yet
beautiful temple town in the royal state of Rajasthan. Famous for its 17th century
Shrinathji Temple (a child incarnation of Lord Krishna) and the exclusive art of Pichwai
paintings – Nathdwara basically means "doorway to the Lord" or "gate of the Lord".
This pious town is located at a distance of just 48 KM from Udaipur, the City of
Lakes. Nathdwara is a significant pilgrimage town for Hindus and Vaishnavas. It is an
interesting fact that the temple of Shrinathji is known as "Shrinathji Haveli" as the edifice
resembles a small palace which in Hindi means Haveli. Explore the Nathdwara holiday
packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get ready to enjoy the best of this delightful
town with us.
Best Sightseeing Places in Nathdwara
Before planning your Nathdwara tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the
The prime tourist attraction as well as pilgrimage of Nathdwara is the Shrinathji Temple.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and houses a black stone deity of Krishna. It is
believed that the Lord, Himself, selected this place as a venue for His temple. One must
note that photography at the temple is strictly prohibited.
Rajsamand Lake was created by a dam which was constructed by Maharana Jai Singh
in the year 1660. There is a number of beautifully carved chhatris (cenotaphs) and
ornamental arches with captivating old inscriptions surrounding the lake.
Nav Chowki literally means 'the Nine Pavilions'. It is situated on the banks of the
Rajsamand Lake and made up of marble. Beautifully carved chhatris (cenotaphs) and
ornamental arches adorn this charming edifice.
Best Time for Holidaying in Nathdwara
Nathdwara enjoys extreme type weather with hot summers and cool winters. The
monsoon season experiences high humidity and scanty rainfall. Therefore, winter
season (between October and March), when the climate is pleasant and favorable to
explore this place and visit its beautiful temples. So, make your Nathdwara trip plans
accordingly. The temple town comes alive during the months of October and November
as it gears up for festivals like Annakuta (the traditional festival of Nathdwara) and
Must Buy Things from Nathdwara
Nathdwara is a shopper's paradise with a number of items to shop for. The shops are
located surrounding the main Haveli. Some exclusive items that you can pack back
home are delicious sweets of the particular place. Apart from the sweets, you can buy
exquisite Nathdwara paintings (which are on paper, silk, cotton and ivory), Attars (oil
based natural perfumes), tie-dye sarees, handmade gold & silver jewelry, Gold and
silver toys, Filigree boxes and Enamelware. These items can be precious gifts for your
loved ones. So, don't forget to buy your choice of items for you and your loved ones
from your Nathdwara vacation.
Explore Options to Reach Nathdwara
Before booking your Nathdwara holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
Maharana Pratap Airport or Udaipur Airport (48 KM away from the Nathdwara city)
is the closest airbase connecting Nathdwara to other major cities and states of the
Udaipur is the nearest railhead, well connected to Jaipur, Delhi and other parts of
Rajasthan and North India.
Nathdwara can easily be reached by road from Udaipur, which in turn is well connected
to other important cities and towns of Rajasthan and North India. So, choose any of the
modes of Nathdwara travel and explore this beautiful city.