Best 5 places or attractions in udaipur city | must see.

Udaipur, An Oasis in the Desert, Venice of the East, A city of romance, a city, where many celebrities across the world want to spend some days with their partners. There are different attractions in this city, some people come here for marriages, some for movie shoots, but more or less, this city mesmerises everyone. From the beginning of its foundation, Udaipur remains a centre of attraction for Rajasthan. During the dynasty of Mughals in India, Mewar Dynasty of Udaipur wrote the history of Rajputana with its gallantry, valor and sacrifice, which is still remembered across India.

Today, this city attracts crowd from all over the world. There are many attractions in Udaipur, where you can find a glimpse of its glorious history and incredible present, but there are some places which should not be missed at any cost. Such ten places are listed here

  1. 1. City Palace


Distance (From Udaipur City Railway Station): 3 Kms

Built on the banks of Lake Pichola, the City Palace in Udaipur is considered to be one of the biggest royal complex in Rajasthan. This fabulous palace was built in the year 1559 by Maharana Uday Singh. The Palace now has variety of Mahals, courtyards, corridors and hanging gardens. There is a museum here that showcases some of the finest elements of Rajput arts and culture – from colourful paintings to the trademark architecture found in Rajasthani palaces.The famous City Palace tends to be the magnet for tourists places.

Timings: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM (last entry 4.30 PM)

Entry Fee for Palace: Rs.30 for Adults, Rs. 15 for Child

Entry Fee for Museum: Rs.250 for Adults, Rs. 100 for Children and Rs. 250 for Camera

Boat Ride: Rs.400 for Adult, Rs. 200 for Child

Boating Timings: 10 AM to 2 PM in winter and 10 AM to 3 PM in summer

Light & Sound Show Timings: 7.30 PM to 8.30 PM (Sept – March) and 8 PM to 9 PM (May -August)


   2. Lake Pichola

Distance (From Udaipur City Railway Station): 2.5 Kms

Lake Pichola is a man-made artificial lake. Maharana Udai Singh founded the city of Udaipur, he saw the lake and was awestruck with its natural beauty and decided to extend the lake by building a dam made out of stone. The lake is famous for its small islands, temples and bathing ghats. The Jag Mandir is one of the oldest and one of the most intriguing palaces on the lake. The other magnificent palace here is the Jag Niwas which has been converted into a heritage hotel and is one-of-its-kind for its sheer magnificence.

Lake Pichola is situated beside the City Lake Palace in Udaipur.

Boating Cost: Rs. 400 per Adult, Rs. 200 per Child for 1 Hour, Rs. 700 per Adult, Rs. 200 per Child for Sunset Boat Ride.

Boating Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM

    3. Lake Palace.

Distance (From Udaipur City Railway Station): 4 Kms

vision in marble, Lake Palace in Udaipur is spectacular. The exquisite monument floats in the cerulean waters of Pichola Lake. Built of white marble, the architectural marvel is beyond words. It looks like a dream set at the wonderful backdrop of the Aravallis.Now known as the Taj Lake Palace, it is one of the premier heritage hotels in India. The palace has heritage, breathtaking beauty and the indulgences of one of the most luxurious hotels in the country.

Lake Palace has a series of courtyards that are aligned with numerous columns, terraces, beautiful fountains and well laid gardens. The walls made of black and white marbles are adorned by semi-precious stones and ornamented niches. Lake Palace also comprises several rooms by the name of Bada Mahal, Khush Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal and Dhola Mahal that add to the beauty of graceful palace. These exotic rooms are decked with carved arches, paintings, crystal work, stained glass work, inland stones of pink and green lotus leaves.

4. Fateh Sagar Lake.

Distance (From Udaipur City Railway Station): 6 Kms

Lying to the north-west of Udaipur, Fateh Sagar Lake is a sparkling lake which is one of the major tourist spots in the city. Surrounded by the Aravalli Hills, it is the second largest artificial lake in the city and is known for its pleasing beauty. One can easily go around the circumference of the Fateh Sagar Lake by driving on the Moti Magri Road and get a beautiful view of the entire lake. You can also try boating and a number of other water sports that are available here for the tourists.

5. Jag Mandir

Distance (From Udaipur City Railway Station): 3.5 Kms


A 17th century structure that stands gloriously amidst Lake Pichola on the Jagmandir Island, Jag Mandir is an excellent place to visit on Udaipur tour.When lit up at night it has more romantic sparkle to it than the Lake Palace. As well as the seven hotel rooms, the island has a restaurant, bar and spa, which are open to visitors. It is a three-storied structure and includes sections like Gul Mahal, an elegant façade, a Garden Courtyard and the Darikhana on its northern side, the Bara Patharon ka Mahal (palace of the 12 stones), the Zenana Mahal – a southern extension to the Gul Mahal and the Kunwar Pada ka Mahal. During the boat ride on Lake Pichola, a lot of tourists make sure that they visit this beautiful place.

Timings: 10 AM to 10.30 PM

Palace Entry Fee: RS. 175 for Person

Boat Cost: Rs. 300 per Adults & Rs. 150 per Child for Regular Boat, Rs. 500 per Adult & Rs. 200 per Child for Sunset Boat

If you are a Bike Rider then don’t miss this !

The magnificent allure of Udaipur comes from the location it is situated; the mountain fold of Aravalli Range that surrounds our Lake city contributes in the scenic beauty of several prime locations including Fateh Sagar Lake, The Monsoon Palace (Sajjangarh), Lake Pichola, Badi Lake and  more.

A bike ride around the enticement of Udaipur’s spots is the most suitable way of cherishing its grandeur; for the feel that is attained as the wind gushes your hair shall only be achieved through a delighting Bike Ride! Hence, we’ve jotted down the places near Udaipur best suited for a Bike Trip that are mentioned below-


As the name suggests Haldighati- Turmeric Valley, is an area covered with yellow soil. The valley still sings the songs of the Battle of Haldighati which was fought between Mewar Kingdom and Mughal dynasty. You can also visit the Haldighati Museum that showcases various statues depicting the Haldighati Battle. It is also said that there are some areas in the valley where the soil turned red because of the excessive blood loss of soldiers in the battle. A 40km bike ride from Udaipur can land you into the Turmeric Valley.

Haldighati Udaipur


Ubeshwar Ji

If you want to take a brief look at the lush Aravali Mountains and scenic views of the valley, you must visit Ubeshwar Ji in Monsoons. It also becomes a hot-spot picnic location for locals of Udaipur after the city is blessed with its first monsoon showers. Ubeshwar Ji is a 20km ride from Udaipur, take a right from the Rampura Circle, you’ll spot a milestone with ‘Ubeshwarji’ written on it, enjoy the ride from few villages up to the hill in few minutes you’ll spot the Ubeshwar Ji Temple.




Every Udaipurite who has ever visited this place has gone gaga over the beauty of the valley. You can access this place by heading from Ubeshwar to Dodawali Village, after 3kms of ride on the same road; you’ll encounter a road diversion take a left to Pipliya Ji. We ensure you that this place shall never disappoint you.



Kumbhalgarh Fort

If you’re planning to take your beloved bike some place far from the city, you must visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort. The Kumbhalgarh fort was built by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century; it is also the birth-place of the Rajput Hero- Maharna Pratap. Another fascinating fact about the place is that the wall of the Kumbhalgarh Fort is extended over 38kms which makes it the second longest wall after The Great Wall Of China.

Kumbhalgarh Fort


Jaisamand Lake

The second-largest artificial lake, created in 17th century the Rana Jai Singh Mewar, is located 45kms away from the Udaipur Headquarters. You can take a boat-ride in the huge lake or visit the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary or the Dhebar Lake Marble Dam or get clicked on the marble elephants on the lake shore. The Jaisamand Lake contains 3 islands in its water premises; you can explore each of the islands for another thrilling experience.

Jaisamand lake


Mount Abu

Want to get sorted for the whole weekend? Take a bike ride to the nearest hill station- Mount Abu; it is situated at the distance of 163.2km from Udaipur. Suggested places to visit in Mount Abu include Nakki Lake, Wildlife Sanctuary, Achalgarh, Guru Shikhar and Trevor’s Tank.

Tip: The Room rents are cheaper during the weekdays.

Mt. Abu


Nandeshwar Ji

Another picnic spot that gets crowded as the rainy season knocks the doors of Udaipur. We suggest you to carry spare clothes if you plan to enjoy the fresh stream of water near the Nandeshwar Ji Temple. You have to take a 13 km ride from Udaipur to reach the destination, take a left from Rampura Circle and drive for few minutes until you spot the Nandeshwar Ji Temple. Also the locals are friendly; you can ask them way to the location if there is any ambiguity on the path.




Another location suitable for a long weekend, it is 91km away from Udaipur; the road to Ranakpur can be dangerous so we suggest you to ride slow and at day-time. The Rankpur Jain Temple must be visited by each individual for attaining serenity ad adoring the architectural beauty of the shrine.

Tip – Have a pure Jain meal at the Ranakpur Jain Temple, cherish each and every bite of the lip-smacking traditional meal.

Ranakpur Temple


Chandani Village

If you want to visit a nearby water stream in the pure natural environment, you must not wait for the weekend as well and visit this location. It lies 22kms South from the Udaipur Headquarters, head towards the Ahmedabad Highway NH8 and within 15 minutes you’ll spot a board of ‘Aram Bagh’ on the left, turn left to head towards the allure of Chandani.

Chandani Village


Don’t forget to wear a helmet and drive safe, as safety comes first. Let us know, ‘Which place do you plan to take your bike to this weekend?’ in the comment section below!

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