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Welcome to Kankarwa Haveli

Kankarwa haveli is an old mansion which has been in the Kankarwa family for 180 years. It was The urban house for a Kankarwa family. In 1993 the family began renovation work and within two years Kankarwa haveli opened with all modern facilities for guests.

Kankarwa haveli is now one of the Heritage Hotels in udaipur, managed and run by original family. When you enter this beautiful haveli, you realize immediately that you have found the perfect haven to restore your travel weary spirit. Soft cream-colored walls are accentuated by jewel tones of blooming bougainvillea. Greenery is displayed in the lovely courtyard and on all levels of the haveli.

You will be met in the reception area by Janardan Singh, who is a wealth of information. Ask him anything regarding where to go and how to get there. He knows everyone and his advice is invaluable. You will enjoy his winning smile and scintillating wit. Barfi, the family Alsatian, will also greet you warmly and happily. The family and staff are committed to serving you and making your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and memorable.


The family of Kankarwa Haveli is of the ruling class known as Rajput. They are descendants of the ruler of Mewar (Udaipur), having bifurcated from the royal family in the 16th century in the regime of Maharana Udai Singh, founder of Udaipur. They settled in and managed the Village of Kankarwa, 60 km from Udaipur, where they lived in a castle, their family home.

The Kankarwa Fort northeast of Udaipur still stands testimony to the family’s rich history. Early in the 19th century, the Maharana gave the Thakur of Kankarwa permission to build an urban house in Udaipur City. Construction began around 1820 and is presently known as Kankarwa Haveli.

In 1993 the family began renovation work and within two years Kankarwa Haveli opened its doors for travellers while remaining the city dwelling of the original family.


There is a secluded alcove with a jharokha on the first level with comfortable furniture, a place to enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake, meditate, read, relax, or converse in private. Just off the courtyard is another gathering place for Guest to meet, enjoy a drink and peruse the many magazines and current newspapers.


Behind Reception is a room fitted with computers where guest may use the Internet. There is also Internet access via Wi-fi in the haveli.

Laundry service

Laundry service is available in the morning and afternoon.

Airport pickup/drop services

Reservations for tours or airport transfers with cars and drivers can be made with Janardan Singh.

Visa and Master Card are accepted


Great thought was given to the renovation of this haveli and careful attention was given to every detail to preserve the simple, yet elegant style of traditional Rajasthan. There are a total of 16 rooms in Kankarwa Haveli.

Deluxe suites and rooms command full view of the lake, whereas standard rooms have a partial view. Every room is fitted with world class O General Air Conditioners and has ensuite bathroom with hot water available 24 hours a day. Some bathrooms are equipped with tubs as well as showers and all have western style toilets. You will be delightfully surprised by whichever room you choose, for each is unique.

Every year the management thoughtfully adds colorful, singular attributes to the rooms to make them more inviting. From the towels and bedding, to the glass chandeliers called ‘handis’ to the hand-worked curtains and colorful pillows, to the wall paintings every single item is particularly chosen for each room. Kankarwa Haveli maintains its old world charm and resembles a home rather than a hotel. There are no telephones or television sets in the rooms to upset the tranquility and serenity of this beautiful haveli. You cannot help but fall in love and want to stay forever.


The family kitchen is located on the roof where breakfast is served every morning between 7:30 AM and 11 AM.

A menu of Indian and continental food is available. This is a vegetarian house with eggs the only exception. A set menu is provided for clients whose breakfasts are included in their hotel plan. Lunch and dinner are available to haveli guests and outsiders at 1 PM to 2:30 PM and from 8 PM to 9 PM. Both are served ‘family style’ or in the ‘thali’ style, which consists of individual round tray containing ‘katoris’, small bowls of vegetables and dals, the center being left free for rice and Indian breads. The dinner has a choice of three kinds of thalis. The 'Food is prepared fresh' daily and no two sauces, gravies, or masalas are identical.

If you are lucky, you will find Thakurani Suchana kunwar, the charming lady of the house who is responsible for all the wonderful cooking, busy, but smiling in her kitchen. The family trusts you will find much enjoyment and pleasure at their table and a welcome change from the usual restaurant fare. Hot and cold beverages are available at all times. Room service is not available.


Kankarwa Haveli has a prime location in the heart of the old City, at Lal Ghat. This is directly on the shore of Lake Pichola where the water caresses the windows and western facade. A five minute walk will take you to the City Palace. Only a short distance in another direction is the famous Jagdish Temple. Boats for hire and shops of every description are available just outside the haveli doors.

From Udaipur airport it is a 35 minute (25 kilometer) drive into the city. Railway and bus stations are easily accessible via Autorikshaw at only a 10 minute distance (4 kilometer).


 Udaipur Palace

Udaipur Palace

The most impressive attraction in Udaipur is the magnificent City Palace which is now a museum and houses fine art works in glass mosaics, and miniature paintings, of which Udaipur is famous, depicting glories of an ancient past. Just down from the City Palace is a boat landing where you can take a ride around Lake Pichola with an interesting stop at the Jag mandir Palace. Here you may enjoy a lovely cup of cappuccino while sitting in the garden or have lunch in the restaurant. You may also wish to make a dinner reservation here and watch the sunset over the water or the play of colors on the buildings on the mainland.

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple

The Jagdish Temple is a great focal point for the Hindu people of Udaipur. The temple is dedicated to Vishnu, and is just a two minute walk up the street from Kankarwa Haveli.



About 4 km north of Kankarwa Haveli is another beautiful lake called Fatehsagar. Just east of this site is Sahelion ki Bari, a magnificent garden of flowers, trees and fountains.



The Monsoon Palace is located on a high promontory above Lake Pichola. A spectacular view of the city can be had from this location. Rikshaw or hired car will take you there.

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Eklingji (22 KM) Timing hrs 0415-0645,1030-1330,1715-1945 Eklingji is a temple complex of 108 small temples of 8 th century. The main temple of Shiva has four headed sculpture in black stone Nagda (23 km) Timing 0800-1800 hrs Nagda was first capital of Mewar kingdom and now left with ruins of temple known as Saas-bahu temple dated 10 th century.

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Ranakpur (88 km) timing 1100-1700hrs It is small temple complex on Udaipur to jodhpur route via Sadri. Ranakpur is widely known for its white marble Jain temple dated 14 th century and much older Sun temple in the big complex.

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Kumbhalgarh ( 84 km) timing 0800-1700hrs Kumbhalgarh fort is founded by Maharana Khumbha dated 14 th century and has perimeter walls that extend 36 km claimed to be longest in the world after “The great wall of china”. Fort once had over 360 Hindu and Jain temples . Some of which could be seen till today.Area around the Fort is a wildlife sanctuary which you can visit.It is also a heaven for trekkers.

Travel Desk

Reservations for tours or transfers with cars and drivers can be made with us. We offer services for your convenience, safety and comfort. We provide cars in spotless condition, continuous maintenance, and insurance. Our drivers are licensed. experienced, trustworthy, well-groomed and polite. We also provide transfers to airport, railway and bus terminals.

Tours and Excursion

Half day Excursions:

City Sightseeing Eklingji and Nagda Temples

Full day Excursions:

Ranakpur Temples Kumbhalgarh Fort Chittorgarh Fort

Full day Tours and Journeys:

Jodhpur, Ajmer, Jaipur, Pushkar, Bundi, Ahmedabad & others Cities. We can also arrange bus, railway and flight tickets


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In the event of a cancellation, the following policies will apply. If a booking is cancelled 07 days before arrival date / Failure to arrive at our hotel will be treated as no-show and no refund will be given. During blackout periods, no refunds will be issued for cancellations made at any time.


All refunds will be processed within 14 working days.


We kindly request that our guests observe the following:

Check-in time is 12 noon, and check-out time is 10 am. As per government directives, valid ID proof with address, passport, and visa/OCI/POI is mandatory for check-in. The hotel reserves the right to refuse entry if these documents are not provided. Any newly implemented or revised government taxes will be charged extra on the check-in date. Parties and gatherings of any kind are strictly prohibited on hotel premises. Outside food is not allowed in guest rooms, and guests are not permitted to order food from outside the hotel. Parents are responsible for supervising children at all times. All rooms are designated as non-smoking areas. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas. To accommodate guests who are traveling with elderly individuals, we kindly request that they contact our hotel management to request accommodations on a lower floor. Please note that our hotel's accessibility is currently limited to stairways. Kankarwa Haveli stipulates that guests' visitors are required to meet them in designated areas such as the lobby, library, or courtyard, and are strictly prohibited from entering guest rooms. It is imperative to note that Kankarwa Haveli retains the right to expel any additional occupants found in the room. Furthermore, guests are expected to maintain the hotel's assets and valuables and will be held accountable for any damages incurred during their stay. Appropriate charges will apply. As a measure to ensure the safety and comfort of all guests, the hotel reserves the right to take appropriate action, including removing guests from the property, in situations where a guest's behaviour is deemed inappropriate or poses a threat to the well-being of others. Additionally, in cases of safety and medical emergencies, the hotel may take necessary measures to address the situation and ensure the safety and well-being of all guests. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for all guests. These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Revised terms and conditions will be posted immediately.


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Contact Us

Kankarwa Haveli - 26 Lal Ghat, Udaipur, Rajasthan -313001 INDIA

Recepation / Front desk +91 9929199930
Reservation Inquery +91 9929199929

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Tel +91-294-2411457

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person contact ( 8 AM till 10 PM )
Mr. Janardan Singh +91 9929199927
Mr.Divyarishi ranawat +91 9782950000