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Places to Visit in udaipur

Nestled in the lush green hills of Aravallis, Udaipur is a city of great historical importance and religious relevance. Also known as the 'Venice of the East', it is a city that bears remnants to the glorious past of Rajasthan. The architectural grandeur and royal lineage of the city have never failed to appeal to the tourists across the globe. Usually, it is considered that its majestic charm is difficult to appreciate through words.

As the tourism industry has expanded its horizons, the palaces, temples, havelis and countless narrow, crooked, timeless streets of this city have gained immense popularity worldwide. People from all walks of life wish to get a glimpse of the traditional heritage that Udaipur has preserved against all odds of time. To experience the reflections of antiquity in the contemporary time reminds us of the roots that have strengthened our existence. The aesthetic beauty, ecological richness and tranquil atmosphere provide a combination that every travel connoisseur wishes to explore.

Some of the popular tourist places in Udaipur include City Palace Museum, Sajjangarh Fort, Jagdish Temple and Lake Pichola. Apart from offering a chance to discover the ethnicity and historicity of the city, it also provides an opportunity to savour local Udaipur cuisines. Gatte ki Subzi, Ker Sangri, Papad ki Sabzi, Dil Jaani and Dal Bati Churma are some of the delicious delicacies that travellers can relish during their excursion to the City of Dawn.

Between October and March, it is considered the best time to visit Udaipur. During these months of the calendar, the weather in Udaipur remains salubrious. Travellers can also visit the city in Monsoon season to witness the wind sighing and flirting with the tracery of lush green surroundings. With much to explore, there is no chance to miss a visit to the following well-known places to visit in Udaipur:

• Lake Pichola
• City Palace
• Doodh Talai Musical Garden
• Gulabh Bagh and Zoo
• Maharana Pratap Smarak
• Bada Mahal
• Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum

In order to plan a well-researched itinerary, travellers can access the information provided by Udaipur travel guide on the official website of Yatra. Some of the Udaipur packages provided by Yatra for a hassle-free journey are Rajasthan: Architectural and Natural Wonders, Amazing Udaipur, Udaipur and Jaipur Sojourn and Colorful Rajasthan.

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  • Best Time To Visit
    September - March
  • Altitude 1,962 ft. above sea level
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Attractions in udaipur

City Palace

City Palace

Heritage

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The City Palace Udaipur is an architectural wonder in Rajasthan, ...
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Monsoon Palace

Monsoon Palace

Heritage

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Perched atop Banswara Hill, the much neglected Monsoon Palace has...
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Dudh Talai

Dudh Talai

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

Dudh Talai is one of the major tourist destinations in Udaipur. L...
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Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1.5 hours

Although the name means 'the backyard' since Lake Picho...
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Places to eat in udaipur

Jheel's Ginger Coffee Bar and Bakery

Jheel's Ginger Coffee Bar and Bakery

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 350

Jheel’s Ginger Coffee Bar, located in Gangaur Ghat, is among the ...
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Restaurant Harigarh

Restaurant Harigarh

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 900

Enjoy an incredible meal as you relish the myriad goodies at Rest...
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Amet Haveli

Amet Haveli

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 1700

Located within the premises of Amet Haveli, the setting of Ambrai...
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Natraj Dining Hall and Restaurant

Natraj Dining Hall and Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 400

Located at the City Centre in Udaipur, Natraj Dining Hall and Res...
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Nightlife in udaipur

The Royalpoke

The Royalpoke

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Get away from mundane routine and live it up at The Royalpoke. Th...
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The Wine Rack - Amantra Shilpi Resort

The Wine Rack Amantra Shilpi Resort

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Sample the good life along with some fine wines at The Wine Rack....
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Hook and Irons Cafe and Bar

Hook and Irons Cafe and Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Nestled on the premises of Hotel Paras Mahal, the setting of this...
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Hola Spanish Pub - Golden Tulip

Hola Spanish Pub Golden Tulip

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1000

The Golden Tulip at Udaipur hosts the Hola Spanish Pub, the perfe...
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Top Places To Visit In Udaipur - The Magnificient City Of Mewar

Top Places To Visit In Udaipur - The Magnificient City Of Mewar

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Things You Didn’t Know About Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal In Udaipur

Things You Didn’t Know About Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal In Udaipur

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Best Budget Hotels In Udaipur For Your Next Holiday

Best Budget Hotels In Udaipur For Your Next Holiday

Planning a holiday to Udaipur need not be expensive, as there are many good, budget-friendly hotels that can cater to your needs.

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Holiday Packages In udaipur

  • udaipur
    Rajasthan Architectural & Natural Wonders
    4 Nights, 5 Days
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    Rs.14,999
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    Gleaming Rajasthan
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.13,500
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    Amazing Heritage of Jaipur and Udaipur
    4 Nights, 5 Days
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    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In udaipur

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    Family Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • udaipur
    Affordable Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.12,149
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
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    Rs.12,999
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Popular Domestic Destinations

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    manali
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    goa
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Places to stay in udaipur

  • Hotel Premkunj
    Hotel Premkunj
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    Hotel Krishnalila Regency
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    Rs.2,300
  • Taj Lake Palace (A Taj Hotel)
    Taj Lake Palace (A Taj Hotel)
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Popular Flights To udaipur

    • AMDAhmedabad
      UDRUdaipur
    • Spicejet
      SG-3783
    • 08:50 10:00
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    • BHOBhopal
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      SG-3721
    • 17:50 18:55
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    • 01h 05m
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    • DELDelhi
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    • Indigo
      6E-2322
    • 05:45 07:05
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    • 01h 20m
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    • Rs.3,838
    • BOMMumbai
      UDRUdaipur
    • Indigo
      6E-764
    • 17:25 18:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 20m
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    • Rs.3,889
    • HYDHyderabad
      UDRUdaipur
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      SG-704
    • 05:20 17:20
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    • 12h 00m
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    • Rs.5,462
    • MAAChennai
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Udaipur Places to Visit

Top Tourist Places to visit in Udaipur:

● Lake Pichola: Lake Pichola is one among several popular tourist places to see in Udaipur. It is an artificial lake which reflects its beauty in a heavenly form. The tranquillity and serenity of this lake serves as the perfect backdrop to spend some time in introspection. During evening, tourists can enjoy a boat ride with their kids. The tranquility of the lake speak volumes about the royal charm of the city and, attracts thousands of tourists round the year.

● City Palace: Being the largest royal complex in Rajasthan, City Palace in Udaipur has a charm of its own. It is considered as the main seat of power which was brought into existence by Maharana Uday Singh in the year 1559. Home to an assortment of Mahals, courtyards, pavilions, corridors, terraces, rooms and hanging gardens, the palace holds testimony to the traditions and culture of the Rajputana era. The colourful and artistic paintings of the palace bear witness to the architects’ craft of that time. For those who wish to cast a quick glance on the heritage of Rajasthan, City Palace should top the itinerary.

● Doodh Talai Musical Garden: If you are looking forward to take a hiatus from your monotonous routine and wish to enjoy some time with your own self, Doodh Talai Musical garden is an ideal choice. It is a rock and fountain garden where one can enjoy the beauty and awe of the sunset. To register such a majestic view at least once in life is an experience in itself.

● Gulabh Bagh and Zoo: Spread over an area of 100 acres, Gulab Bagh Zoo is a must visit place for all nature enthusiasts. It is one of the largest gardens in Udaipur and has a zoo which is home to various rare species of animals that include black leopards, rhinos, ostriches, zebras and hoolock gibbons.

● Maharana Pratap Smarak: Situated on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur, Maharana Pratap Smarak is a site of great historical relevance among other famous places in Udaipur. It was constructed to commemorate the great Mewar King, Maharana Pratap Singh and his loyal horse Chetak. The marvellous bronze statue of Maharana Pratap bears testimony to his courage and bravery in the battle of Haldighati. It was built by Maharana Bhagwat Singh of Mewar as a tribute to the Rajput hero.

● Bada Mahal: Bada Mahal is a structural masterpiece of the 17th century that adds to the historic splendour of the city Udaipur. Situated on a 90 feet high natural rock formation, it resembles a unique mix of Rajputana and Mughal architectural styles. Surrounded by a beautiful garden, pillars and terraces, landscaped lawns, courtyards, fountains and royal apartments, it was considered as the men’s section of the City Palace.

● Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum: Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum is a private folk-art museum which exhibits the rich collection of Rajasthan’s folk articles. It houses a fine collection of paintings, musical instruments, dresses, ornaments and puppets. One of the major attractions of this museum is the puppet show which is famous worldwide.

Udaipur sightseeing by bus:

The bus has always served as a pocket-friendly alternative in the hierarchy of other transportation options. Apart from providing an opportunity to indulge in Udaipur sightseeing at a fairly decent price, it offers a chance to enjoy the views offered by the surroundings without getting anxious about driving. To establish a contact with the route, its unseen landscapes and unknown roads is like forging a bond with a different world altogether. There are several agencies that provide a wide range of bus tour packages as per the convenience of the travellers. Some of the places that a local Udaipur sightseeing bus tour covers are Lake Pichola, Karni Mata Ropeway, City Palace, Nehru Garden, Rajiv Gandhi Park, etc.

Udaipur sightseeing by car:

The car is a means of transport that places comfort and convenience at its priority. One of the major benefits of travelling by car is flexibility. Travellers can stop their car at any place and can drive it at their own pace. For those who have limited time for Udaipur sightseeing, the car is the most preferred option. Moreover, tourists can opt for cab and car rental services that provide really attractive deals for Udaipur sightseeing tour. Such tours cover several attractions of the city that include Udaipur City Palace, Shree Jagdish Temple, Dudh Talai, Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari, Moti Magri, Sukhadiya Circle and others.

Weekend Getaways from Udaipur:
A plethora of tourist destinations can be explored near the city as well apart from Udaipur points of interest.

Tourist places near Udaipur within 100 km
Nathdwara and Ranakpur are the well-known places to visit near Udaipur within 100 km.

• Nathdwara: Located in Rajasthan, Nathdwara is a small town which is famous for a temple, dedicated to Lord Shrinathji. The temple is one of the main religious places that receive thousands of tourists every year. The traditional Pichwai paintings narrating the life of Lord Krishna are of particular interest to the tourists in this throbbing town.

• Ranakpur: Being one of the five main pilgrimage sites of Jainism, Ranakpur is a quaint town in Rajasthan which is known for its exquisite white marble Jain Temple. Situated around 96 km north of Udaipur in the Pali district, Ranakpur has gained immense popularity as a major pilgrimage destination in Rajasthan. It is home to Ranakpur Jain temple which is spread over an area of 4,500 square yards. One of the unique things of this temple is its colour-changing columns which change from golden to pale with every passing hour of the day.

Tourist places near Udaipur within 200 km
Chittorgarh and Mount Abu are the popular attractions to visit near Udaipur within 200 km.

• Chittorgarh: Resonating with a multitude of tales of Rajputana bravery, pride and passion, Chittorgarh bears witness to Rajasthan’s glorious history. The city is known for the 7th-century Chittorgarh Fort which houses several magnificent monuments. It has endured the test of time and stands proudly as a testament to the recounting stories of courage and sacrifice of the Rajputs.

• Mount Abu: Mount Abu is famous as the only hill station in Rajasthan. The lush green surroundings and serene atmosphere of this hill station resembles the art of nature at its best. Dilwara temples are the most popular attractions of this beautiful place. The intricate architecture of these temples can surprise anyone with their extraordinary charm. Also, the Honeymoon and Sunset point of this hill station exceptionally offer the golden time to collect some beautiful experiences in life.

Tourist places near Udaipur within 500 km
Ajmer and Jaipur are the places that tourists can explore near Udaipur.

• Ajmer: Located in Rajasthan, Ajmer is the most popular tourist destination in Udaipur. Nestled in the lap of Aravalli hills, it boasts of a unique charm that lies in the architectural brilliance and craftsmanship of the city. This place of historical grandeur and religious significance houses a key attraction, Dargah Sharif of saint Muin-ud-din Chishti. Though it is a famous religious spot for both Hindus and Muslims, the natural beauty of this city has never failed to cast an enchanting spell on the visitors.

• Jaipur: Jaipur is seen as one of the most colourful cities of India. The historical and cultural background of this city sets it apart from other popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan. Often referred to as the Pink City, it represents a perfect fusion of history, culture and art. Being the centre of attraction for tourists of all ages, it houses several places of great significance. Some of them include Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

Places to Stay in Udaipur:
In terms of hospitality, Udaipur has never failed to meet the expectations of tourists. Ranging from budget-friendly hotels to luxurious accommodation options, it provides a plethora of choices for the travellers to choose from.

• 5-star accommodations in Udaipur: The LaLiT Laxmi Vilas Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas and Taj Lake Palace are the luxurious accommodation options that offer impeccable hospitality and world-class services.

• 4-star accommodations in Udaipur: Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa, Cambay Resort and Golden Tulip Udaipur are the 4-star accommodations that are equipped with services promising quality and luxury.

• 3-star accommodations in Udaipur: Hotel Hilltop Palace, Udai Kothi and Hotel Udaigarh Udaipur are the 3-star hotels that maintain well-appointed rooms and amenities that cater to the guests of all ages.

Budget accommodations in Udaipur: Hotel Hanuman Ghat, Hotel The Tiger and Hotel Thamla Haveli are some of the pocket-friendly hotels that offer best of services and ensure a comfortable stay.

So, do not get anxious about accommodation options in Udaipur. Instead, pack your backs and get ready to add a tangy flavour of fun to your holidays in Udaipur. Also, travellers should keep in mind that the best season to visit Udaipur is winter season. So, book your tickets in advance and get ready to buy some beautiful experiences.

FAQ's

Q. What should travellers keep in mind before going to Udaipur?
A. Before planning a visit to Udaipur, it is important to note that the place should be avoided in summer season as the temperature ranges from 35°C to 45°C

Q. What are the key attractions of Udaipur?
A. Saheliyon Ki Bari, Bagore Ki Haveli, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola and City Palace Government Museum are some of the key attractions of Udaipur

Q. Is it possible to indulge in some adventurous things to do in Udaipur?
A. Yes, it is possible to indulge in adventurous activities in Udaipur

Q. Which is the best time to explore Udaipur without getting anxious about the crowd?
A. The best time to explore Udaipur without getting anxious about the rush is during April

Q. What things cannot be missed to make the most of a 2-day trip to Udaipur?
A. In order to make the best out of a 2-day trip to Udaipur, there are several destinations that cannot be missed

Q. What are some of the lesser known things to do in Udaipur?
A. Visiting the Karni Mata temple, riding the Udaipur ropeway and exploring the Udaipur Solar Observatory are some of the lesser known things that you can do in Udaipur

Q. Name some of the popular shopping destinations in Udaipur
A. Hathi Pol Bazaar, Bada Bazaar, Chetak Circle, Shilpgram and Bapu Bazaar are some of the popular shopping destinations in Udaipur

Q. Can Udaipur be considered safe for foreigners?
A. Yes, Udaipur is entirely safe for foreigners

Q. What are the safe and luxury accommodation options for solo travellers in Udaipur?
A. The LaLiT Laxmi Vilas Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas and Taj Lake Palace are some of the safe and luxury hotels for solo travellers in Udaipur

Q. What are the places that travellers can visit in 3 days in Udaipur?
A. Lake Pichola, Ranakpur, Eklingji Temple, City Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Bagore Ki Haveli and Shilpgram are some of the places that travellers can cover in a 3 day trip to Udaipur

Q. From where can tourists find the best Udaipur sightseeing packages?
A. In order to know about the best Udaipur sightseeing packages, travellers can refer to the information available on the official website of Yatra

Q. What are the places that travellers can visit in Udaipur at night?
A. Tourists can enjoy light and sound show in Kumbhalgarh Fort along with Rajasthani folk dance performances at Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal and Bagore ki Haveli

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