Udaipur is buzzing with excitement as the new year starts with Makar Sankranti. The tourism industry has taken notice of this festive spirit and has swiftly initiated preparations, rolling out special packages for Sankranti at various hotels and resorts. Locals and tourists alike are eagerly anticipating the unique blend of cultural festivities and traditional celebrations that Makar Sankranti brings. Against the backdrop of Udaipur's scenic beauty, the city is poised to offer a memorable experience for those seeking a vibrant start to the new year.
Hotels and resorts in Udaipur are joining in the festive fervor by crafting special Sankranti packages. These offerings are designed to cater to the diverse interests of visitors, combining the joy of the festival with the comfort and luxury of accommodation.
As the new year unfolds, tourism remains at its peak during the initial week. The upcoming weekend, aligning with Makar Sankranti on January 14, 2024 anticipates a surge in the number of tourists. Presently, hotels and resorts have witnessed a substantial 60% booking rate, indicating a strong interest in the upcoming festivities and celebrations.
The Secretary of the Weekend Hotel Association South, Rakesh Chaudhary, has disclosed the availability of a two-night-three-day package priced at Rs 20,000/-. This comprehensive package encompasses activities such as kite flying, savoring traditional cuisine, and engaging in various games. Tourists have already initiated the booking process for these enticing packages. Moreover, numerous resorts are set to feature specialized chefs to craft authentic Gujarati dishes.
Whether it's enjoying the traditional kite-flying spectacle, savoring local delicacies, or simply immersing oneself in the cultural richness of the region, Udaipur promises a delightful escape during the Makar Sankranti celebrations. The city's tourism landscape is all set to sparkle with the spirit of the season, welcoming guests to revel in the festivities and create lasting memories.
Source: Dainik Bhaskar
During the year 2023, Udaipur experienced a remarkable surge in tourist arrivals, with 19.90 lakh visitors exploring the destination. Notably, December recorded the highest influx, with 2.45 lakh tourists. This increase in tourist numbers can be attributed to the hosting of destination weddings and conferences. The tourism sector is poised with promising expectations for the year 2024.