10 Fun Things-to-do On A Summer Holiday In Udaipur

Be ready to be mesmerized by sunset cruises across Lake Pichola and exploring the royal culture in the beautiful city of Udaipur.

Experience the beauty and rich cultural heritage of Udaipur nestled amidst pristine lakes and mountains. Concerned about a safe staying experience in Udaipur during the pandemic? Oyo rooms hotels are adhering to all the W.H.O guidelines to ensure a safe stay for all their guests. 

Book the luxury hotels near Lake Pichola for a memorable stay in Udaipur. If you are planning to explore Udaipur this year, we have some great Udaipur sightseeing places for you. Book hotels near Lake Pichola to wake up to beautiful sunrise views across the Lake Pichola.

Wondering what to add to your travel itinerary to Udaipur? We have curated a custom list of recommendations from pristine lakes, to royal palaces to Rajasthani cuisine.

  1. Plan a royal photoshoot at the Taj Lake Palace

Ranked among one of the top Udaipur attractions, Lake Palace is one of the romantic hotels in the world. The Lake Palace was formerly known as Jag Niwas and situated in the middle of Lake Pichola. The royal resort is a much sought-after place for destination weddings in Rajasthan.

This hotel is popular as one of the best hotels in Udaipur for honeymoon

This palace is one of the best hotels in Udaipur for honeymoon which offers luxurious accommodations, spa, and restaurant experiences. Take a speed boat ride to enjoy mesmerizing views and majestic sunset setting across the crimson skyline. Even if you can’t plan your honeymoon here, you can plan a photoshoot at this hotel during the sunset hours.

Taj lake Palace built by: Maharana Jagat Singh II

The original structure was built in 1743

Location of the Taj Lake Palace: Lake Pichola, Udaipur, 313001

Opening Hours for visitors: 10 am to 6 pm Sunday- Saturday

  1. Learn about royal lifestyle at the Udaipur City Palace 

Rediscover romance with your spouse at the romantic Udaipur City Palace in Udaipur. Explore the exquisite architecture of the palace which bears a majestic testimony to the royal family of Rajasthan. Check out the top hotels in Udaipur city that are in the vicinity of Lake Pichola. If you are on a honeymoon, you can contact the luxurious hotels in Udaipur city for any special requests or arrangements.

Palace was built by: Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

This palace was originally built in 1727.

Location of the hotel: Tulsi Marg, Rajasthan 302002

Opening Hours for visitors: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm from Sunday – Saturday.

  1. Plan a sightseeing tour at the Jag Mandir Palace

Jag-Mandir-Palace
Jag Mandir Palace is built on an island in Lake Pichola, popular for its beautiful interiors and royal architecture. Explore the intricate marble sculptures on the marbles while soaking in the majestic view of the lake. Take a captivating boat ride across the pristine Lake Pichola to reach the Jag Mandir Palace.

Jag Mandir was built by: Maharana Karan Singh II

Jag Mandir was originally built in the 17th century

Opening Hours for visitors: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm

  1. Go a speed boat ride at Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes to visit in Rajasthan. It consists of three islands which you can explore with a local ferry or boat ride. It is a good place to spend the evening and enjoy the majestic sunset across the horizon. You can book top hotels in Udaipur for honeymooners and couples.

Opening Hours for visitors: 8 am to 6 pm

  1. Capture some Insta-worthy Photos at the Vintage Car Museum

While in Udaipur don’t miss out to visit this Vintage Car Museum. Plan a day out with your family or friends to visit and explore this heritage car museum. Tourists visit this place to know about the history of vintage cars.

Vintage Car Museum was built by: Pranlal Bhogilal

Opening Hours for visitors: Monday- Sunday from 9 am to 9 pm

  1. Go on a romantic sunset cruise across Lake Pichola

A visit to the pristine Lake Pichola is a must for every traveler to Udaipur. This lake is set amid the most picturesque setting with islands and palaces. This lake contains four islands, namely – Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Mohan Mandir, and Arsi Vilas. Take a boat cruise around the freshwater lake to enjoy the magnificent views of the magical sunset. You can book top hotels in Udaipur near Lake Pichola to wake up to the beautiful views of the lake.

Opening Hours for visitors: 9 am to 6 pm

  1. Pause & smell the roses at Saheliyon-Ki-Bari 

Saheliyon-Ki-Bari
Saheliyon-Ki-Bari is a beautiful garden with lovely flowers which makes it a top tourist attraction. It features a lotus pool, marble elephants, architecture, lush green lawns, fountains, and beautiful gardens. This garden is located adjacent to Fateh Sagar Lake.

Garden built by: Rana Sangram Singh

This garden was originally built in the 18th century

Location of the garden: Saheli Marg, 313001

Opening Hours for visitors: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  1. Bask in the scenic mountain views amidst effervescent clouds at the Monsoon Palace

Formerly known as Sajjangarh Palace, this royal architecture is one of the top tourist attractions in Udaipur. It was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh of the Mewar Dynasty. The fort was built to gaze at the monsoon clouds floating around the palace. Enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and sunset. Plan a one-day trek to the Sajjangarh Wildlife sanctuary, situated in proximity to the palace.

Monsoon Palace was built by: Maharana Sajjan Singh

This Palace was originally built in 1884

The location of the Monsoon Palace is Sajjan Garh Rd in Udaipur

Opening Hours for visitors: Open Daily (8 am to 6 pm)

  1. Go for a historical sightseeing tour to the Kumbhalgarh Fort 

Located about 64 km from the city of Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh Fort is an architectural wonder in Udaipur and an iconic fort of Rajasthan. The walls stretch over 30 km, the fort is 1900 meters above sea level. Enjoy a serene drive to the Kumbhalgarh Fort and soak in the panoramic views of the captivating surroundings.

Fort built by: Rana Kumbha

This fort was originally built in 1458AD

Location of the Fort: Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan 313325

Opening Hours for visitors: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  1. Go shopping handicrafts & souvenirs at Shlipgram

Visit Shilpgram to pick up souvenirs for your friends and loved ones. Shilpgram is about 3 km from Udaipur which is famous for its local arts and crafts. This sprawling village of 70 acres features art and crafts by rural artists and craftsmen. Visit this village to witness the rich traditional art forms, various crafts, and paintings.

Shilpgram was built in 1989

Opening Hours for visitors: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

These are some fun activities to add to your travel itinerary on your next trip to Udaipur.

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