Travel Package of Udaipur – See the Details
The picturesque backdrop of Aravallis, ancient Havelis, and the glistening lakes embody the essence of Udaipur tourism. Only a few places in Rajasthan could compel a traveller as much as Udaipur does. The charisma and enchantment of Udaipur can be seen from the titles the city has been bestowed with. ‘The x, ‘Jewel of Mewar’, ‘The City of Dawn’, and ‘The Venice of the East’ are just a few of the names with which Udaipur is often referred.
Udaipur is the crown jewel of the Rajasthan, which has a lot to offer to its tourists from beautiful structures to rich natural beauty and breathtaking lake views to mesmerizing temples. Historically the city of Udaipur was also the capital of the Mewar Kingdom after it was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II.
The best places in Udaipur which are a must-visit and are included in every Udaipur travel package are-
This beautiful glistening lake is an artificial lake that robs every person of their breath when they see it for the first time. Located in the heart of Udaipur, Lake Pichola is the oldest and one of the largest lakes in the city. At the time of sunset, it seems the entire place has been dipped in gold as you can see the heritage structures and the pristine water turning golden with the sun’s reflection.
Some of the most popular places to visit in Udaipur are located on this lake only, like the islands of Jag Niwas and Jagmandir. The popular City Palace also stands on the eastern bank of Lake Pichola. Make sure to take a boat ride at this lake on your Udaipur tour, because a trip to Udaipur is incomplete without the same!
Timings for the boat ride at Lake Pichola are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The charges for the same are INR 400 per adult and INR 200 per child. While the sunset boat ride costs INR 700 per adult and INR 400 per child.
A jewel in the crown city of Udaipur, the City Palace here was built in 1559 by Maharaja Udai Singh as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput clan. This glorious palace comprises four magnificent massive palaces and several small palaces. It has an assortment of Mahals, courtyards, pavilions, corridors, terraces, rooms, and hanging gardens.
Set on a hilltop while being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Aravalli hills, and built with marble and granite, the City Palace offers a beautiful contrast of natural and manmade marvels.
The City Palace is an accumulation of many structures such as Bari Pol, Tripolia, Badi Mahal, Hathi Pol, Amar Vilas, Fateh Prakash Palace, Durbar Hall, Bhim Vilas, Chini Chirashala, Choti Chitrashali, Krishna Vilas, Manak Mahal, Mor Chowk, Rang Bhawan, Sheesh Mahal, Zenana Mahal, and many more. It means that you need many hours a day to look at the architectural geniuses of City Palace.
Udaipur City Palace is open for visitors from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on all weekdays. Entry fee for the same costs INR 30 for adults and INR 15 for children.
An exquisite floating palace made of marble, Jag Mandir is a sight to behold for whoever visiting Lake Pichola. This glorious three-storied palace is located on the southern bank of the lake and occupies the island with the same name known as Jag Island. It is commonly known as “Lake Garden Palace” and is most of the time flocked with tourists.
Built in the early years of the 17th century, Jag Mandir Palace was built by Maharana Karan Singh as a hiding place for Prince Khurram. You can see the history of the island and its palace in the Museum of the Jag Mandir. The palace currently comprises a restaurant called ‘Darikhana’ that serves lip-smacking Rajasthani food.
Timings of the Jag Mandir Isla are from 10 am to 6 pm and the palace has no entry fee.
Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace
The palaces, history, and culture of the Mewar Kingdom are spread all over Udaipur, which should be explored thoroughly and the Sajjangarh palace is one such of them. Built in 1884, Sajjangarh Fort is a magnificent and stunning palace built on the Aravalli hilltop. It is located at the Bansdara Mt. peak and is famously named the Monsoon Palace because it was used to look at the progress of the Monsoon season and acted as summer recoil by the Mewar Kings.
The palatial complex is named after its patron, Maharaja Sajjan Singh, who ordered its construction and had it erected in 1884. Originally it was intended to be a nine-storeyed astronomical observatory to note and asses the arrival of monsoon clouds. However, Maharaja Sajjan Singh died a premature death and his successor transformed it into a place of recreation.
Staying true to the contemporary styles of that time, this palace displays fascinating Rajput architecture, complete with high towers, turrets, balconies, and pillars.
Visitors can visit the palace from 9 am to 5 pm and the entry charges for the same are INR 110 for Indians and INR 300 for foreign tourists.
Saheliyon ki Bari
This beautiful majestic garden, Saheliyon ki Bari is a major tourist destination in Udaipur. Also known as the Garden of Maidens, it offers mesmerizing views of handsomely carved marble pavilions, kiosks in the pool, a lotus pond, and rain fountains. Saheliyon ki Bari is located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan.
According to the legends, the Garden of Maidens was designed by the king himself for his queen as a present. More appropriately, the garden was made for the maidens who accompanied the queen after her marriage to the King, Maharana Sangram Singh. This 18th-century monument is truly a marvellous wonder of nature and its beauty is designed with utmost care and perfection.
It features beautiful landscapes, green lawns, charming fountains, and soothing walking lanes; a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate with friends, family, or all by yourself.
Timings for the Saheliyon ki Bari are from 9 in the morning to 7 in the evening. Entry charges cost INR 10 for Indians and INR 50 for foreigners.
Dudh Talai Musical Garden
The perfect place offering dazzling views of Udaipur, Dudh Talai is a mesmerizing rock and musical fountain garden. Contiguous to the beautiful lake of Pichola, this dainty pond is located at the epicentre of the city. Some of the most astounding views from the garden are of the dazzling sunset point and stunning Lake Pichola adding to your valuable experience. Encompassed by the marvellous hillocks all around the lake, this is a perfect place where you can experience the calmness in the air, the tranquillity of water, and the serene nature all around with a beautiful rhythm of music.
The Garden’s timings are from 9 am to 10 in the morning. The entry fee for the same is INR 20 for Indians and INR 30 for foreign tourists. The Dudh Talai Musical Garden show timings are 7 p.m. during summer and 6:30 in the evenings during winter.
Famous Places to Add in Udaipur Travel Package
|Things to Do
|Explore the palace complex, enjoy panoramic views
|Boat ride, visit Jag Mandir and Lake Palace
|Visit the island palace, relax in the garden
|Saheliyon ki Bari
|Admire the royal garden and fountains
|Fateh Sagar Lake
|Boat ride, enjoy the view and eateries
|Palace (Monsoon Palace)
|Sunset view, panoramic cityscape
|Marvel at intricate carvings and architecture
|Vintage Car Museum
|View a collection of classic cars
|Bagore Ki Haveli
|Cultural performances, museum visit
|Shri Ekling Ji Temple
|Pay homage to Lord Shiva in a serene setting
|Enjoy a serene waterfront view
|Boat ride, visit Jaisamand Sanctuary
|Explore rural arts and crafts, cultural events
|Day trip to the historic fort
|Visit the second longest wall in the world
|Visit the temple of Krishna and enjoy bhajans
|Relax in the garden, visit the museum
|Explore the royal cenotaphs and museum
|Leisurely stroll and enjoy the lakeside view
|Neemach Mata Temple
|Temple visit, panoramic view
|Visit Maharana Pratap Memorial and museum
|Enjoy the fountain, boat ride, and street food
|Doodh Talai Musical
|Musical fountain show, cable car ride
|Udai Sagar Lake
|Picnic by the lake, enjoy the scenic beauty
|Maharana Pratap Airport
|Fly in and out of Udaipu
How to reach Udaipur
- By Train- Reaching Udaipur by train is a very convenient option as the city has two railway stations- the Rana Pratap Nagar Railways and Udaipur City Railway. Both stations are well connected to major areas in India.
- By Road- The National Highways connects Udaipur with most of the cities. Udaipur lies between Mumbai and Delhi and the road travelers may also drive from Ahmedabad and Jaipur or Kota.
- By Air- Cities such as Mumbai and Delhi are connected with Udaipur as well. Tourists from out of India can reach these major cities and can take flights from there to reach Udaipur Maharana Pratap Airport, also called Dabok Airport.
Best time to visit Udaipur – Time to Book Tour Package of Udaipur
October to March is considered to be the best time to visit this beautiful city. From July to September, monsoons create a humid atmosphere in Udaipur; but if you are a nature lover, you should visit during the rainy season to see the city in all its glory with lush greenery all around. Winter is the best time to visit as the temperature remains low and you can also enjoy many festivals and traditional events during these months.
Whether you are seeking a holiday with natural scenic beauty or amidst the grandeur of ancient palaces and architectures, whether you are looking for a break from the hustle and bustle or even monotony, and want to indulge in some colourful cultural environment while pampering a tidbit of Rajasthan’s lip-smacking cuisines, Udaipur is the place for you. Immerse yourself in the diverse cultural environment of the lake city and enjoy the alluring beauty of forts, lakes, and grand museums.
A fun trip to Udaipur with your friends and family is unmatched! This city is also perfect for couples and newlyweds with the romantic ambiance, this city surrounds itself with. No matter what you are looking for, you will find that in this ‘Pride of Rajasthan’. Udaipur is truly a perfect destination for cultural seekers, nature lovers, honeymooners, and families.