Planning for a trip to Udaipur? Here’s the itinerary!

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Udaipur is the most sought-after destination for tourist all around the world. And why wouldn’t it be? The city is full of historical places and natural beauty. And because of the same reason, one problem that most of the traveler faces on their visit to the city is that what all places should be and can be covered on a given number of days.

And so, we present different itineraries for a different number of days so that you do not have to worry about a single thing and you can enjoy the city of lakes at its fullest.

Places to cover on a one day trip to Udaipur:

Jagdish temple – Start your day with the worship of Lord Jagannath. The historical temple will take you back in time and the beautiful architecture will allure you for real.

Time needed to explore: 1 hour

Click here for a list of prominent temples in Udaipur.

Historical places in Udaipur and the history behind them
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City Palace – One of the major palace of the city. The palace attracts numerous tourists every day. It was built over a period of 400 years back by Maharana Udai Singh II.

Timings: 9 am to 4:30 pm

Ticket: Children – 100/Adult – 300

Time needed to explore: Around 3 hours

Click here to know the historical places of Udaipur and the history behind them.

Historical places in Udaipur and the history behind them
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Bagore ki Haveli – the museum is full of attractive and historical items. If you happen to visit it in the evening, attend the Dharohar show at the museum. It would be something you would never forget. Click here to read more about Bagore ki haveli.

Entry ticket – 70

Dharohar show ticket – 90

Timings – 10 am to 8 pm

Show timings – 7 am to 8 pm

Time taken to explore – 1 hour and 30 minutes

Historical places in Udaipur and the history behind them
Bagore ki Haveli

Lake Pichola & Daiji footbridge – one of the prominent lakes of the city and would give a picturesque sight from Ganghaur Ghat situated just next to Baghore ki Haveli. After visiting the Ghat, go on a walk at Daiji footbridge near the Ghat and click some amazing pictures to be insta ready.

Time taken to explore – 1 hour

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You may also want to read: A list of the Best Hotels and Resorts of Udaipur

Ambrai ghat – Another Ghat situated in the old city. It will give a magnificent view of the palaces and the city. You absolutely cannot afford to miss the place in the city.

Time taken to explore – 30 min to an hour

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Fatehsagar – the heart of the city. The place is frequently visited by not just travelers but also the locals.

Time taken to explore – 1 hour

 

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Moti Magri – Moti Magri or pearl hill is a memorial of the great Rajput hero Maharana Pratap. The place overlooks the entire Fatehsagar Lake and gives a mesmerizing view. The place has a museum and hall of fame which can be visited. Click to read a list of museums in Udaipur.

Entry ticket – Rs. 75 for adults and Rs. 35 for children

Time taken to explore – 2 hours

Historical places in Udaipur and the history behind them
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Places to cover on a two day trip:

Visit all the places above on the first day and on day 2, you can consider the options below:

Shilpgram – It contains lifestyle, history, and art of rural and tribal people of Rajasthan. One can witness various art and crafts inside. If you are here at the time of December, visit the Shilpgram Utsav.

Entry tickets: Rs. 30/- for Indians and Rs. 50/- for foreigners

Time taken to explore: 2 hours

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Ahar Cenotaphs and Museum – Ahar Cenotaphs are a group of cenotaphs located in about 2 km east of Udaipur. The site contains more than 250 cenotaphs of the maharajas of Mewar that were built over approximately 350 years.

Time taken to explore: Max. 1 hour

Rarely visited places in Udaipur that you need to visit right now
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Monsoon palace – Also known as Sajjangarh, is situated at a distance of 5 km from Lake Fatehsagar. It is a huge palace overlooking the entire city.

Entry tickets: Rs. 60/-

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm

Time taken to explore: 2 hours

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Sajjangarh wildlife sanctuary Sajjangarh Biological Park is a zoological garden with a variety of animals such as leopard, crocodile, birds etc. Click here to read a list of wildlife sanctuaries and nature parks in and around Udaipur.

Entry fees: Rs. 30 for park and 20 for the zoo

Time taken to explore: 2 hours

Karni mata temple – Begin your day 2 with a trek to Karni Mata temple. The view is simply amazing from the temple. If you do not wish to climb up, you can opt for ropeway as well. Click here to read about the history of Karni Mata temple.

Price of the ropeway: Rs. 100/-

Time taken to explore: 2 hours

 

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Pichola Pal – Pichola pal is situated right opposite to Dudhtalai. One can have a wonderful view of Lake Pichola. There’s also a boating point at Pichola pal.

Time taken to explore: Max. 1 hour

You may also want to read: Rarely visited places in Udaipur

 

Places to cover on a three-day trip:

On the third day of your tour, you can go to some outskirt area of the city such as –

Pratap Gaurav Kendra – Pratap Gaurav Kendra is located at a distance of 6 km at Tiger Hills. It has a huge statue of Maharana Pratap. It has an exhibition which aims at providing information about Maharana Pratap and the historical heritage of the area with the help of modern technology.

Entry ticket: 50/- for children, 100/- for adult

Time taken to explore: 2 Hrs

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Lake Badi – One of the prominent Lakes in the city at a distance of around 9 km from the city. Don’t miss the Badi hill there which will give a mind-blowing view from there.

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Ubeshwar Ji – Ubeshwarji is a village at a distance of 23 km from Udaipur. It has a famous temple and a major waterfall behind the temple. It looks good in monsoon and is a good picnic spot.

Peepliya Ji – Peepliya is a village situated at a distance of approx. 30 km from Udaipur. One can see the entire landscape view from here. The foggy surroundings here in monsoon is a must visit. It is a bit ahead of Ubeshwarji.

Jaisamand Lake – It is India’s second largest artificial lake also known as Dhebar Lake. It is at a distance of 58 km from Udaipur.

Source: Wikipedia

 

Eliminate the places you do not wish to visit from the itinerary with the below places:

In the city –

  • Goverdhan Sagar Lake & Panna Dhai ship
  • Saheliyon ki Badi
  • Gulab Bagh – No entry fee and visit the library there if you wish to.
  • The largest aquarium in India – Under the sun (Entry ticket: 118 inclusive of GST)

Outskirts of the city –

  • Haldighati – Haldighati is a museum of Maharana Pratap, the ruler of Mewar. It is situated at a distance of 47 km. (Entry ticket: 30/- per person)
  • Bagheri ka Naka
  • Kumbhalgarh Fort
  • Tidi Dam – Read about Tidi dam and other dams around Udaipur, here.
  • Chandni village
  • Udai Sagar Lake – One of the major 5 lakes in and around Udaipur. Its distance from Udaipur is 11 km.
  • Ekling Ji temple – It is a very old temple of the deity Ekling Ji. It is at a distance of 30 km from Udaipur.
  • Sas Bahu temple – It is situated near Eklingji. It is a remain of sahastra bahu temple. The temple is now in partial ruins but one can still marvel at their original splendor, the artisan and the perfect geometry of it.

You may also want to read: Weekend getaways near Udaipur

And even at the end of all this, go where your heart leads you to. If you are willing to stay at a place for a little long just because it soothes your soul, stay there. If you feel like talking to a complete stranger, do it. At the end of your trip, it is just these crazy experiences and memorable moments that are going to count, not the money you spend, not the places you see.

You may also want to read: Mistakes a Tourist Makes while Visiting Udaipur

If you have any feedback regarding the article, you can drop it in the comment section below or you can write to me at juhee@udaipurblog.com.

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