Discover the 12 Enchanting Delights- Places to visit in Udaipur in 2 days23 min read

Places to visit in Udaipur in 2 days: Discover the Enchanting Beauty of Udaipur a Tourist’s Paradise.

Udaipur is major city of Rajasthan state. This city is known as city of lakes, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful and touristic places you love visit in the state Rajasthan. Here you can visit most unique, incredible and magnificent forts, palaces. Different types of lakes, parks.

You can visit vibrant temples which are popular for their unique design and brilliant carved temple walls, deities. This city is known as crown of the state. This city is surrounded by beautiful Aravali hills.

City Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, Jaisamand Lake, Jagmandir, Jagdish Temple and Saheliyon ki Baari, Eklingji Temple are some of the popular places in Udaipur.

Key notes of Udaipur city:

  • Udaipur city is full of lakes, and is also known as “Venice of the East”.
  • The city was founded in 1553 by Maha rana Udai Singh II. Capital of the Mewar kingdom.
  • The Lake Palace in Lake Pichola (Jag Niwas) is now a heritage hotel run by the Taj Group. It is voted as the most romantic hotel in the world and in India.
  • The Kumbhalgarh Fort built by Rana Kumbha has the boundary wall which is second largest wall after The Great Wall of China.
  • The City Palace of Udaipur is a huge complex of palaces. It was started by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1553.

Places to visit in Udaipur in 2 days:

Doodh Talai:

Doodh Talai

Doodh Talai is situated at 2 km away from bustand. This is a Musical garden of rock and fountain garden. Mostly tourists prefer this place for having a glimpses of Beautiful sunset. Also, there is an Aerial tramway (cable car) connecting a garden of Doodh Talai and the Karni mata Temple.

The Doodh Talai Musical Garden is also known as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park. In this garden you can view the magnificent musical fountain. This musical fountain with the combination of lights and music offers a beautiful, pleasing view.

The timings for the Doodh Talai musical garden are Sunday through Saturday: 9 AM to 10 PM (That is daily 9 Am to 10 PM).

The timing for musical fountain is during winters 6.00 PM, And in summer 7.00 PM.

Entry fee for this garden is :

  • 20 per person for Indian Adults.
  • 10 per person for Indian Children.
  • 30 per person for Foreigners.

Fatehsagar Lake:

lake Fathe sagar

The location of lake Fathe sagar is surrounded by hills and different types of plants. Situated in the North-west of Udaipur city and located in the north of Lake Pichola. This is a second largest man-made lake of Udaipur. This Lake is surrounded by Aravali hills range on the three sides and on north side you can find Pratap Memorial. This lake has three mini islands and offers many exiting activities.

As you go through history you can come to know that, in 1888 the first lake was vanished away by floods. Maharana Fateh Singh is who renovated the lake and constructed the dam and known as Connaught Bund.

The timings for the FatehSaar Lake:  Sunday through Saturday:8 AM to 6 PM (That is daily 8 Am to 6 PM).

Entry fee: There is no entry fee.

Boat Ride Prices:

  • 30 INR per person for Regular Boat Ride
  • 100 INR –  200 INR per person for Motor Boat Ride
  • 200 INR –  400 INR per person for Speed Baot Ride

Lake Pichola:

Lake Pichola Udaipur

Lake Pichola is named after the nearby village named Pichola. The lake is encapsulated  by islands, palaces, temples, mansions. Lake offers many activities to everyone. The most beautiful activity here is to have glimpses of sunrise and sun set.

This is an artificial lake built in the year 1362AD. This lake is built by a Pichhu Banjara, who was a transporter of grains. As a time passing by, several islands, palaces, temples, mansions, and bathing ghats were built  in the surroundings of the lake over a period of time.

The timings for the FatehSaar Lake:  Sunday through Saturday: 9 AM to 6 PM (That is daily 9 Am to 6 PM).

Entry fee: There is no entry fee.

Boat Ride:

  • 400 INR per person for Adults
  • 200 INR per person for Children

Sunset Boat Ride

  • 700 INR per person for Adults
  • 400 INR per person for Children

City Palace Udaipur:


City Palace is one of wonder of architecture of Rajasthan. City palace is constructed and stands magnificently on the eastern side of Lake Pichola.

Maharana Udai Singh II started the construction of the city palace. And later on was developed by several successor kings over a period of 400 years.

City Palace is constructed with granite and marble. It is a perfect blend of Medieval, European and Chinese style architecture. There are several palaces built behind the 100ft high and 801ft long frontal built on the banks of Lake Pichola.

The timings for the City Palace:  Sunday through Saturday: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM (That is daily 9.30 Am to 5.30 PM).

Entry fee:

The entry fee to the City Palace is

  • Rs. 30 for Adults.
  • Rs. 15 for children.
  • Rs. 200 is charged for Still Camera.
  • Rs. 500 is charged for Video Camera.
Structures within the City Palace complex:
  1. Gateways
  2. Amar Vilas
  3. Bada Mahal
  4. Bhim Vilas
  5. Chini Chitrashala
  6. Choti Chitrashala
  7. Dilkusha Mahal
  8. Durbar hall
  9. Fateh Prakash Palace
  10. Krishna Vilas
  11. Laxmi Vilas chowk
  12. Manak Mahal
  13. Mor Chowk
  14. Rang Bhavan
  15. Sheesh Mahal
  16. Museum

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Saheliyon Ki Bari:

Saheliyon Ki Bari

Saheliyon Ki Bari, and other name is the Garden of Maidens, is one such magnificent structure of nature created by Mewar kings. Saheliyon Ki Bari is the rare gardens in the India, where the garden is dedicated for women.

Saheliyon  Ki Bari, which is built on the shore of Fateh Sagar Lake. This Bari is famous for its beautiful waterfalls, Rose garden, and structures of granite. In this Bari there a Fountain, which was imported from England. This Bari is very attractive place among tourists.

In this Bari there is a Library, in which you can find the books describing in detail the history of Royal families. There is a legend that this garden was built by Maharaja Sangram to dedicate for those 40 maids who came along with Maharani.

Entry fee:

The entry fee to visit Saheliyon Ki Bari is

  • Rs. 10 for Indians.
  • Rs. 50 for foreign visitors.

The timings for the Saheliyon Ki Bari are:

Sunday through Saturday: 9.00 AM to 7.00 PM (That is daily 9.00 Am to 7.00 PM).

Maharana Pratap Memorial:

Maharana Pratap Memorial

Maharana Pratap is one of the great King of Sisodiya Rajput dynasty.  Maharana Pratap known for his bravery. Maharana Pratap ruled Udaipur from 1572 to 1597. Battle of Haldighati is one of the glorious battles fought my Maharana Pratap.

Maharana Pratap Memorial built in honour of the great king’s bravery, courage and valour. A life-sized statue of Maharana Pratap along with his loyal horse chetak made with bronze placed at the main entrance of the memorial.  The statue is 11 feet high and weighs about 70 tonnes.

In the museum which is built in the premises of memorial has an very big collection of paintings. These paintings describe the rich culture, history of Kumbhalgarh and Chittorgarh. Some of the paintings are dedicated to the great battle proudly known as Haldi Ghati battle. You can have the glimpses of those who were close to King Maharana Pratap to mention some are Bhilu Raja, Bhamashah, Jhalaman.

Entry fee:

  • 20 per person for Adults
  • 10 per person for Children
  • 50 per person for Foreigners
  • 35 per person for Light & Sound show

The timings for the Maharana Pratap Memorial:

Sunday through Saturday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM (That is daily 9.00 Am to 5.00 PM).

The light and sound show begins at 8:15 PM in the summer and 7:30 PM in the winter.

Bada Mahal:

Bada Mahal

Bada Mahal In Udaipur is constructed on 27 mtr high hill rock. This mahal was built in 17th century. Bada Mahal is one of the marvelous palaces constructed within the City Palace Complex.

The interior design of the palace rooms are filled with beautifully carved paintings of mirrors. In each room you find such mirrors. The rooms in the ground floor designed in such a way that, you can fell jaw-dropping experience. In the exterior part of the palace you see beautiful strong pillars, courtyards, balconies.

Bada Mahal is constructed in 17th century, And is also known as male part of the City palace. In this palace you find a swimming pool. During the Holi festival this swimming pool is used to store the water and splash the water among those who participate in the Holi festival.

Entry fee:

  • Rs. 30 for adults.
  • Rs. 15 for children.
  • Rs. 200 for camera.

The timings for the Bada Mahal:

Sunday through Saturday: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM (That is daily 9.30 Am to 5.30 PM)

Since Bada Mahal is part of City Palace, One need not buy extra ticket for Bada Mahal.

Jag Mandir Palace Island:

Jag Mandir Palace Island

An exquisite palace which looks like floating structure on the water with its majestic beauty built with granite is a Jag Mandir Palace Island. Beautiful Jag Mandir palace is built on the island which is to the South side of Lake Pichola. This has a great historical preference, and beautiful three storey building. This palace was built in 17th century by Maharana Karan Singh.

Yellow sandstone and granite were used in the construction of this palace. In this palace you can find eight huge, beautiful elephant carvings which are made by granite. Octagonal shaped pillars on the each corners of the palace which on the top placed cupolas are only to increase the beauty of the palace.

Structures within Jag Mandir Palace:

  • Gul Mahal
  • Jag Madir
  • Pavilion at the entry point
  • Garden
  • Darikhana
  • Bara Patharon ka Mahal
  • Museum

Entry fee:

No Entry fee.

The timings for the Jag Mandir Palace Island:

Sunday through Saturday: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM (That is daily 10.00 Am to 6.00 PM).

The boat ride ticket price to Jag mandir is Rs. 450 per person from City palace.

After 3:00 pm, the ticket fee for boat ride is Rs. 700 per person.

Eklingji Temple:

Eklingji Temple

Eklingji Temple is one of the oldest temples in India, Which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was constructed by King Bappa Rawal during 734 A.D.

Eklingji temple has a great architecture. The temple is two storied structure with pyramid style roof top.

Main deity of Lord Shiva, Eklingji is shaped of four faced deity. To the north side of the temple there are two water tanks. One is called Karz-kund, and another called Tulsi-kund.

The temple has witnessed barbaric invasion, loot and plunders of Islamic invaders.

Entry fee:

No Entry fee.

The timings for the Eklingji Temple:

Darshan Timings
Morning Time4:30 am to 7:00 am & 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Evening Time5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Aarti Timings
Morning Aarti5:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:15 am & 11:30 am
Afternoon Aarti3:30 pm & 4:30 pm
Evening Aarti5:00 pm & 6:30 pm

Jagdish Temple:

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple is situated at Udaipur which is one of the major touristic attractions of Rajasthan State. This temple has a grand history and beautiful temple. This three storey temple was built by Maharana Jagath singh in 1651 A.D.

This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is one of the Trimurthi of Hindu Gods. Jagdish temple is a major tourist’s attraction point in the Udaipur. This temple is located in the middle of the old city.

The main temple is 79 feet high and 32 steps away from the main entrance. At the entrance of the main temple you get the glimpses of god GARUDA, who is a Dwarapalaka OF Lord Vishnu. The main deity of the temple Lord Vishnu’s idol is Four-armed beautifully carved by using black stone.

Entry fee:

No Entry fee.

The timings for the Jagadish Temple:

The timings for the temple are in two shifts. In the first shift the temple doors will open by 4.15 A.M early in the morning and remain open till 1.00 P.M.

In the second shift the temple doors will open by 5.15 P.M in the evening and remain open till 8.00 P.M in the night.

Mangla Aarti4:30 am to 5:00 am
Dhoop Aarti7:45 am to 9:00 am
Shringar Aarti10:15 am to 11:00 am
Rajbhog Aarti11:30 pm to 12:00 pm
Gwal Aarti5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Sandhya Aarti6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Shayan Aarti8:15 pm to 8:45 pm

Monsoon Palace / Sajjangarh Fort:

Monsoon Palace Sajjangarh Fort

This fort is located in the hilly area of Aravalli hill-top of Udaipur built in the year 1884, Rajasthan. The construction of the palace was started by Maharana Sajjan Singh, was a plan of 9 storey building. And after demise  of the king his successor Maharana Fateh Singh completed the construction of Palace. This palace is also known as Monsoon Palace.

Sajjangarh Palace is built with stunning white marble in Rajasthani style. You can have the glimpses of beautifully carved pillars, domes, windows. Lime mortar is used to plaster the walls of this palace. There is a very big and spacious central hall court with a jaw-dropping staircase and several rooms.

Entry Fee:

  • 110 per person for Indians
  • 300 per person for Foreigner
  • 55 for 2 wheeler
  • 300 for 4 wheeler

The timings for the Sajjangarh Fort:

Sunday through Saturday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM (That is daily 9.00 Am to 5.00 PM).

Gulab Bagh and Zoo Udaipur:

Gulab Bagh and Zoo Udaipur

Gulab Bagh and also known as Udaipur zoo is spread across 100 Acers of area, which is most beautiful zoo to visit for nature laovers. This place gets its name as the overflowed of the roses here. Lotus pond is major attraction of the park. Crystal clear blue water and tremendously beautiful lotus with green leaves is an eye-catching scenery.

In this park you come across variety of prominent trees to name some are mango, guava, grapes, lemon, boar, mulberry, Rayan, pomegranate, bananas, sapota, tamarind, litchi, aging trees, wood apple, karonda, pomelo, Meetha neem, Karachi lime, ficus species, Anola, jackfruit, dhanverjia, ground flora, Jasmin, Dawood and many more.

There is zoo premises in the park where you can find more variety of animals such as Black Leopards, Ostriches, Zebras, Hoolock Gibbons, Rhinos and many more.

Entry Fee:

  • 25 per person for Entry to the Garden
  • 5 per person for Zoo Entry Fee
  • 15 for Camera Fee (only for the zoo)

The timings for the Gulab Bagh and Zoo Udaipur:

Sunday through Saturday: 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM (That is daily 8.00 Am to 6.00 PM).

Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur:

Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur

Bagore Ki Haveli is an ancient building that stands on the platform of Gangori Ghat in the vicinity of Pichola Lake. The splendid architecture of the mansion boasts of delicate carved work and excellent glass work.

Sree Amarchand Badwa, who was then prime minister of Mewar kingdom during the period of 1751-1778, built Bagore Ki Haveli. After the death of Amarchand Badwa, this haveli came under the possession of Maharanas.

Bagore ki Haveli museum has separate sections namely The Puppet museum, the main haveli, the Turban museum, the Weapon museum, the Wedding Depiction Section. Each section in the haveli is very well organised and maintained.  

Dharohar Dance Show in Bagore ki Haveli:

Dharohar Dance show is the major attraction of the Bagore Ki Haveli. This dance show is 1 hour long conducted at courtyard named as the Neem Chowk. The balconies of Neem Chowk are beautifully lit up with colour full lights and the stage is well decorated for the traditional Rajasthani folk dance and music.

Entry Fee:

  •  60 per person for Domestic Adult
  •  30 per person for Domestic Children (Age between 5 to 12)
  •  100 per person for Foreign Adult
  •  50 per person for Foreign Child
  •  50 for Camera / Video

Dharohar Dance Show entry fee:

  •  90 per person for Indians
  •  45 per person for Children
  •  150 per person for Foreign Adult
  •  75 per person for Foreign Child
  •  150 for Any Camera

The timings for the Bagore ki Haveli Udaipur:

Sunday through Saturday: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM (That is daily 9.30 Am to 5.30 PM).

The Dharohar Dance Show Timings are from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm and the show tickets available from 6:15 pm.

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In the age of digitalization, it is very hard to maintain the old cultures and traditions. But Udaipur has done it very well by keeping it in the form of shilpgram. If you are visiting Udaipur, you must not miss this place in any case.  There happens a 10 days festival known as Shilpgram mahotsav in last month of the year.

The Shilpgram is an ideal place to interact and explore the artistic fervor of the Indian culture. It is a place where history, culture, and heritage are bound together to offer a ravishing image of glorious Indian past. Rajiv Gandhi inaugurated Shilpgram in the year 1989.

You will see many local people singing and dancing on rajasthani songs. At one place I heard a group of people singing “Padharo mahre desh”. I stopped there for a while. Suddenly I saw a banner of Wahid Biryani and Makkhan malai from Lucknow. I even talke to that Makhhan malai wala. I did some souvenirs shopping. .
It is located near Fatehsagar lake and spread over 60 acre of land.
Shilpgram has a plethora of things to see and experience. If you visit at the time of special performances at the amphitheatre, folk dances are a must watch. Visiting as many huts as one can explore is recommended to learn about the sheer diversity of culture that Rajasthan alone possesses.

Tickets- ₹50
Timings – All days from 10 am to 6 pm

Beyond above mentioned places to visit in Udaipur, there are lot more to do in Udaipur. To mention some more are listed below.

Places to Visit in Udaipur:

  • Lake Pichola Udaipur
  • City Palace Udaipur
  • Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur
  • Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
  • Eklingji Temple Udaipur
  • Jagdish Temple Udaipur
  • Shrinathji Temple Udaipur
  • City Palace Government Museum Udaipur
  • Jagmandir Isla Udaipur
  • Garden of the Maidens / Sahelion Ki Bari Udaipur
  • Monsoon Palace / Sajjangarh Palace Udaipur
  • Shilpgram Udaipur
  • Maharana Pratap Memorial Udaipur
  • Doodh Talai Musical Garden Udaipur
  • Jaisamand Lake Udaipur
  • Vintage Car Museum Udaipur
  • Gulab Bagh and Zoo Udaipur
  • Nehru Garden Udaipur
  • Bada Mahal Udaipur
  • Sukhadia Circle Fountain Udaipur
  • Bharatiya Lok kala Museum Udaipur
  • Sas Bahu Temple / Sahastra Bahu Temple Udaipur
  • Haldighati Udaipur
  • Udaipur Solar Observatory
  • Fateh Prakash Palace Udaipur
  • Ahar Cenotaphs Udaipur
  • Rajiv Gandhi Garden Udaipur
  • Marvel Water Park Udaipur
  • Crystal Gallery Udaipur
  • Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary Udaipur
  • Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Best Time to Visit Udaipur:

If you are planning to visit Udaipur, Then I let you know that best time to visit Udaipur is from October-November to February-March of the year. Due to desert area there will be a high heat wave after February so plan accordingly.

Total cost of visiting Udaipur(rough estimate):

The cost of visiting Udaipur can vary widely depending on your travel style, preferences, and the size of your family. Udaipur offers options for travellers on different budgets. Here’s a rough estimate of expenses for both single travellers and families:

Single Traveller:

  • Accommodation: Budget hotels may cost around ₹800 to ₹2,000 per night, while mid-range hotels can range from ₹2,500 to ₹6,000 per night. Luxury hotels can go above ₹10,000 per night.
  • Food: Eating at local restaurants and street stalls can be budget-friendly, with meals costing around ₹200 to ₹500 per day. Dining at upscale restaurants may cost more.
  • Transportation: Local transportation costs, such as auto-rickshaws and taxis, are generally reasonable. Budget for around ₹500 to ₹1,000 per day.
  • Sightseeing and Activities: Entrance fees to tourist attractions in Udaipur can vary, but budget ₹500 to ₹1,000 per day for sightseeing and activities.

Family (2 adults and 2 children):

  • Accommodation: Depending on your choice of hotel, budget for ₹2,500 to ₹10,000 per night for a family of four.
  • Food: Family dining at local restaurants might cost around ₹1,000 to ₹2,500 per day.
  • Transportation: Transportation costs for a family can vary but budget ₹1,000 to ₹2,000 per day for local travel.
  • Sightseeing and Activities: Entrance fees for a family can add up, so budget ₹1,000 to ₹2,500 per day for sightseeing and activities.

Udaipur is major city of Rajasthan state. This city is known as city of lakes, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful and touristic places you love visit in the state Rajasthan. Here you can visit most unique, incredible and magnificent forts, palaces. Different types of lakes, parks.

You can visit vibrant temples which are popular for their unique design and brilliant carved temple walls, deities. This city is known as crown of the state. This city is surrounded by beautiful Aravali hills.

City Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, Jaisamand Lake, Jagmandir, Jagdish Temple and Saheliyon ki Baari, Eklingji Temple are some of the popular places in Udaipur.


Is 2 days enough for Udaipur?

Known as the City of Lakes, Udaipur is one of India’s most romantic cities full of wonderful places to visit in a 2 day itinerary. The best places to visit in Udaipur in 2 days are scattered around the city – from the stunning City Palace beside Lake Pichola to Monsoon Palace to Badi Lake.

What is the best time to visit Udaipur?

Udaipur is at its best between October and March when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing.

Which are the must-visit attractions in Udaipur?

 Explore the City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, and the iconic Lake Palace.

Are there any cultural festivals in Udaipur?

Don’t miss the Mewar Festival and the Shilpgram Arts and Crafts Fair for a taste of Udaipur’s rich culture.

How many days are sufficient in Udaipur?

three days

Because we so much time in Udaipur, we were able to explore the city and its surrounding area in great depth. You really only need three days in Udaipur to see the highlights and get a sense of the city’s rhythm.

What are the shopping options in Udaipur?

Visit the bustling markets around Jagdish Temple and City Palace for exquisite handicrafts, jewellery, and clothing.

Is photography allowed in the City Palace?

Photography is allowed in most parts of the City Palace, but there may be restrictions in certain areas.

Where can I savor authentic Rajasthani cuisine in Udaipur?

Head to local eateries like Ambrai, Jaiwana Haveli Rooftop Restaurant, or Natraj Dining Hall for a delightful culinary experience.

How can I plan a day trip in Udaipur?

What to do in Udaipur in one day? Udaipur City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Vintage Cars Museum, Saheliyon Ki Badi, Eklingji Temple, Ambrai Ghat, Karni Mata, Jagdish Temple, Dudh Talai, Sukhadia Circle, Nehru Garden.

Is Uber available in Udaipur?

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber in Udaipur. Request a ride up to 30 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year.


Udaipur is a city that has inspired poets, artists, and travelers for centuries. Its pristine lakes, magnificent palaces, and vibrant culture create an ambiance that is nothing short of magical. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or simply seeking a serene getaway, Udaipur has something to offer everyone.

So, pack your bags and get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of Udaipur. Whether you’re exploring the grandeur of the City Palace, taking a boat ride on Lake Pichola, or savoring the flavors of Rajasthan, Udaipur promises an experience that will linger in your heart forever. Don’t wait; start planning your Udaipur adventure today!

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