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Udaipur is categorised as Heritage / Lakeside

City Palace
Horse Safaris around Udaipur - Photo Courtesy Princess Trails
Bagore Ki Haveli (Photo Courtesy: Apoorvapal)
Shilpgram (Photo Courtesy: Nilesh2 str)
Jagdish Temple (Photo Courtesy: Ingo Mehling)
Fatehsagar Lake (Photo Courtesy: Shakti)
Jagmandir Island in Lake Pichola
Swaroop Sagar Lake
Lake Palace with City Palace on Lake Pichola
Sajjangarh Fort

Reasons to Visit

  • Udaipur is the Lake city of Rajasthan. City revolves around its three lakes i.e Lake Pichola, Fatehsagar and Swaroopsagar.
  • Udaipur is home to celebrated Taj Lake Palace Hotel, Udaivilas and Leela Palace. Lake Pichola in Udaipur is considered one of the most romantic places in the world.
  • Lake Pichola is the biggest and most famous for having the famous Lake Palace in the middle which is considered as one of the most Romantic experience in the world.
  • Udaipur as a base such as Shrinathji (Krishna Temple), Ranakpur (Jain Temples), Kumbhalgarh (Fort and Wildlife), Chittorgarh (Fort), Jaisamand (Lake, Bird watching).
  • Udaipur has now become an ex-Ahmedabad getaway and a destination where guests arrive to experience romance of the lake city, a bit of Rajasthan and few activities around the area.

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Recommendations

  • Popular Destinations visited in a Rajasthan Circuit
    "Udaipur (260 kms from Jodhpur) is city of lakes, renowned for its lakeside heritage hotels, old city character and getaway retreats around it. Udaipur is visited as a standalone getaway as well as part of a circuit. Kumbhalgarh Fort, Ranakpur Jain temples, Chittorgarh Fort, Nathdawara Temple are popular excursions around udaipur. Recommended Stay - 2-3 nights "
  • Significant Pilgrimages in and around Udaipur and Ranakpur
    "Rishabhadeoji is a Jain Pilgrim centre situated 65 km from Udaipur on Udaipur-Ahmedabad Road and home to renowned Rishabhdeo Temple. Rishabhadev is visited by visitors enroute and also can be combined with Ranakpur - Jalore and Abu as part of Jain pilgrimage itinerary."

Holidays Information

Festivals of udaipur

Festival NameUpcoming Date
Mewar Festival Udaipur 22 Mar 2015 To 24 Mar 2015, 09 Apr 2016 To 11 Apr 2016, 22 Mar 2017 To 24 Mar 2017
Shilpgram Fair -

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jagdish temple is a 400 year old Lord Krishna Temple with impressive architecture. It is situated right in middle of Udaipur old city and a popular visit for all guests arriving here.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    2
    Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway is a popular ride up the hill to the Karni Mata temple and enroute offers views of the area around. It can get crowded during season.
    Temple or Holy Place, Rides
    Ropeway, Devi Temple
    2
    Shilpgram is 3 kms west of Udaipur and is a Rural Arts and Crafts Complex spread over 70 acressurrounded by hills. the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex that depicts lifestyles the rural folk. Shilpdarshan is where performing artists and craftsmen are used to draw from the interior villages of the member states. They are regularly invited to exhibit their skill and to demonstrate their crafts, and sell their masterpieces in order to have direct access to the buyers.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Craft Village, Art Gallery
    3
    Vintage Car Museum has number of vintage classic cars on display from Royal family garages. Cars are maintained well and therefore a popular tourist visit place.
    Museum
    Car Museum
    3
    City Palace is a very popular sightseeing area offering multiple galleries, rooms and antiques on display. Guests looking at deeper insights must opt for a guide.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    4
    Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is located in the heart of the city around which City Palace, Shivniwas and Fateh Prakash palace are situated. Pichola is also renowned for having the Lake Palace, the famous heritage hotel in the centre of the lake. Boating here is nothing short of experience.
    Rides
    Boating
    4
    Fatehsagar lake is a quieter and less happening lake in Udaipur as compared to Lake Pichola. There are number of hotels around it but otherwise its not much of a destination except a few photo ops in evenings.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir
    5
    Its a 9 km excursion up a hill where excellent views of the countryside, udaipur city and its lakes can be captured. Excellent option for an evening visit. The area also doubles up as an option for local picnickers. The reserve forest area is home to wildlife and is demarcated as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
    View Point
    Countryside
    9
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Eklingji Temple (25 kms from Udaipur) is dedicated to Lord Ekling (Shiva) and was founded by Acharya Viswaroopa contemporary of Adi Sankaracharya. There is another temple called Nathon Ka Mandir in the temple complex with inscriptions dating back to the 10th century CE. There are two more temples are that are visited in Eklingji Sas Bahu Temple - built in the 10th century; this temple is dedicated to the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law and has intricate carvings including some erotic figures. Adbudji Jain temple is a temple in ruins dating back to the 17th century and houses a black marble statue of Shanti Nath
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple, Lord Shiva, Other
    25
    This is one of the most revered and visited Krishna temple in India situated at Nathdwara at 42 kms from Udaipur. Guests typically do a day visit from Udaipur.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    42
    The Haldighati Museum (50 kms from Udaipur) opened up in its current avataar in 2003. It depics story of Maharana Pratap and his battles with the Mughal.
    Museum
    Heritage Museum
    50
    Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress built during 15th century and enlarged through the 19th century. The fort is now open to the general public as a museum and is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening.
    Heritage Site
    Fort
    55
    Rishabhdeo Jain temple is located 65 kms from Udaipur on the Ahmedabad highway. Rishabhdeo is a popular jain pilgrimage centre and an excursion from Ahmedabad alongwith Mahudi. The temple architecture is outstanding and besides the main idol, there are 23 other idols and out of them, 2 are standing and 21 are in a sitting position. All these idols are made up of Ashtadhatu (composed of eight metals) and encircle the idol of Lord Rishabhdeo.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    65
    Kankroli is home to a renowned Krishna temple at 65 kms from Udaipur on the banks of renowned Rajsamand Lake.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    65
    One of the most massive forts there is in Rajasthan and all over India and must visit enroute on Jaipur - Udaipur Route. Chittorgarh fort is also called as Water Fort. The fort had 84 water bodies, out of which only a few exist today. The fort spreads over 700 hectares, 40 per cent of which are given over to water bodies that can store incredible amounts of water. Fort once was abuzz with life and there are lot of monuments in a semi ruined state.
    Heritage Site
    Fort
    120
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bagore Ki Haveli offers a cultural show by the Lake Pichola between 7 and 8 PM that is recommended for all travellers to the area for a bit of experience and a bit of photo opportunity of capturing the area in the evening.
    Activity
    Cultural Show
    4
    Jaisamand Lake provides a panaromic view of the picturesque surroundings. The lake ringed with undulating aravalis transports one into pristine, chaste natural beauty. To add to this there is game sanctuary over and area of 45 sq kms that houses panthers, spotted dears, sambhars and large variety of migratory birds.
    Activity, Rides
    Boating, Bird Watching
    50
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ranakpur is renowned for Jain Temple Complex. This is white marble temple with 1444 pillars and intricate carving. Three Jain Temples to Rishabhadeva, Neminath and Parsvanath, and the dharamshalas, stand close to each other in a walled enclosure. It is one of the "Luncheon" sectors of Rajasthan where guests on the Udaipur-Jodhpur Route stop over for lunch and marvel at the Ranakpur temple Complex.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    80
    This is one of the rare temples of Lord Krishna in which cow idols are also worshipped depicting his childhood as a cowherd. For the Vaishnavites Shamlaji is one of the hundred and fifty four most important places of pilgrimage in India. Shamlaji is a popular ex-Ahmedabad excursion and visited enroute to Udaipur / Dungapur.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    124
    Muchhal Mahavir temple is a Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavir, at Ghanerao (Falna - Kumbhalgarh route) near Ranakpur. The fair is held here on the thirteenth day of the hindu calendar month of Chaitra.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    130

Destinations within a driving distance

  • Eklingji is a Hindu temple complex, renowned for Shiva devotees at 22 kms from Udaipur. 1 km from more
  • Khempur, is a small ethnic village on the Udaipur – Chittorgarh route at a distance of 50 km from more
  • Bambora lies at 40 kms East of Udaipur and is home to experiential heritage getaway, Karni more
  • Dhariyawad Estate is a private reserve forest surrounding Sita Mata Jungle at 100 kms South-East more
  • Neemuch is a small town 58 kms South of Chittorgarh on the Chittorgarh - Ujjain Route. Neemuch has more
  • Bera is situated 50 kms of Ranakpur and 150 kms from Udaipur and known for Leopard sightings. more
  • Siana (40 kms from Sirohi, 150 kms from Udaipur) is surrounded by of Aisrana Hills, a part Aravali more
  • Deogarh is home to a celebrated heritage hotel and is an authentic Rajasthani heritage experience more
  • Narlai is visited for an experiential stay where guests get an upclose feel of the rural more
  • Falna also access point for destinations of Ranakpur, Ghanerao and Narlai. Bera (offering Leopard more
  • The Village of Poshina is a tribal village and visited for guests looking to explore its tribal more
  • Jojawar is a heritage getaway 140 kms from Udaipur and Jodhpur. Rawla Jojawar and Kesar Bagh offer more
  • Ambaji is a very popular pilgrim town 180 kms from Ahmedabad. Ambaji temple attracts a large more
  • Mount Abu (5000 ft asl) is a local getaway, a well visited hill station and visited for Dilwara more
  • Begu is a heritage getaway lies off the Chittorgarh - Kota Route at about 65 kms from Chittorgarh, more
  • Fort Harji is a small rural heritage getaway recommended for small groups looking at homely and more
  • Danta lies 150 kms north of Ahmedabad and home to a heritage home on a more
  • One of the ancient towns in Rajasthan, Pali is famous for its temples, forts and more
  • Mandsaur is renowned for the Pashupatinath Temple which is considered second only to Pashupatinath more
  • Palanpur is a heritage getaway 170 kms North of Ahmedabad enroute to Mount Abu and from where more
  • Jalore lies at 140 kms from Jodhpur in South - West Rajasthan is a experiential getaway and home more
  • Kota serves as an army headquarters and a prime industrial center. Kota is a stopover destination more
  • Ajmer is a major pilgrim center for being home to the dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-din more
  • Pushkar (12 kms from Ajmer) is home to a rare 14th century Brahma Temple. Ghats around Pushkar more
  • Osian is an excursion from Jodhpur and also a desert retreat at just 60 km from Jodhpur. Osiyan more
  • Vadodara is a major city in Gujarat and an industrial hub. Vadodara is an access point for more
  • Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and one of the major tourist destinations of India and part of the more

Travel Ideas For Udaipur

Stay Ideas For Udaipur

Festival To Visit for Udaipur

  • Mewar Festival Udaipur


    Cultural Festival

    Upcoming Dates

    22 Mar 2015 To 24 Mar 2015
    09 Apr 2016 To 11 Apr 2016

    The Mewar Festival Udaipur celebrated to mark the onset of spring. These women gather at one pint more
  • Shilpgram Fair


    Cultural Festival
    Shilpgram Crafts Mela, Udaipur occupies a significant place in Udaipur Craft. This is basically a more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Udaipur,Rajasthan,India

January
21°C / 11°C
February
23°C / 15°C
March
31°C / 20°C
April
36°C / 26°C
May
42°C / 29°C
June
41°C / 32°C
July
38°C / 31°C
August
36°C / 28°C
September
37°C / 27°C
October
34°C / 24°C
November
28°C / 18°C
December
24°C / 13°C
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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
10 kms from Udaipur, enroute to Ahmedabvad there number getaway resorts situated recommended for groups and ex-Ahmedabad getaway seekers.
Getaway
2
Airport is 25 kms from Udaipur. Enroute to the Airport there are getaway resorts situated recommended for groups.
Getaway
2
A quiet lakeside area at 13 kms from town centre off the Road going to Mount Abu.
Getaway
-
Area within 2 kms of the Lake Pichola, railway station and convenient for business and leisure travellers
Transit/Business/Holiday
6
Fatehsagar Lake is a quieter locality adjoining Lake Pichola. An artificial fresh water lake and around which a few heritage and getaway resorts are located. It is a preferred location for groups and guests looking for tranquility and ease of access.
Holiday/Getaway
7
Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake and most sought after location to experience heritage character of Udaipur. A crowded area around which a wide variety of heritage type hotels are stacked next to each other overlooking the lake.
Holiday/Getaway/Experiential
26
Set around lake pichola and comprises narrow bylanes that typical of an old city experience.
Holiday/Experiential
4
An Industrial area at 13 kms from town centre
Business/Getaway
-
Sisarma is situated about 10 kms from city centre on the other end of the lake Pichola.
Getaway
3
A quiet lakeside area few kms from town centre adjoining Fatehsagar lake,
Getaway
2
Within 5 kms radius around Udaipur there are number of getaway retreats that are meant for getaway seekers, experiential stay seekers and guests looking to stay away from bustle of Udaipur old city.
Getaway/Experiential
8
Shilpgram village is craft village situated at 3 kms from Fatehsagar Lake.
Holiday/Getaway
2
Upmarket residential locality at 3.5 kms from Udaipur city centre
Holiday
1
A residential locality 5 kms north of Udaipur town centre
Holiday
1
Airport in Udaipur
  • Maharana Pratap Airport ( UDR ) , Udaipur
Railway Stations in Udaipur
Udaipur is connected to following Major Cities.
Road Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Ahmedabad*
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Chennai
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Hyderabad
Jaipur*
Kolkata
Lucknow
Mumbai*
New Delhi*
Pune
* Direct Connectivity