Top 10 Activities You Must Do In Udaipur
Udaipur, a city akin to royalty and magnificence, has its antiquity and aura set deep in history. A versatile tourist spot, it caters for all age groups and all sort of travellers. From history lovers to adrenaline junkies, City of Lakes has a lot to offer. Primarily known for its lakes, palaces and gardens, this tourism-centric city also has a plethora of appealing activities.
After you being all touristy, appreciating the finesse of palaces and forts and the beauty galore of this regal city, there is still a lot to do.
“For exploring doesn’t only mean the seeing the spots and places, rather its story, interactions with locals and fun activities… all together make the trip unforgettable!”
Here is a list of activities from Padharo, which are a must-do on your trip to captivating Udaipur. You can easily pre-book your events, tours and tickets from our Padharo App.
1) Scintillating Ropeway Ride in City Of Lakes
An adventurous way to get to the famous Karni Mata temple and seek the divine’s blessings. The exhilarating ride, picturesque views and the quaint experience, is all thrilling, A place worth remembering and reliving later. The scenic sights of Udaipur and the tranquillity atop at the temple, this activity is exciting as well as refreshing.
Tickets for the ride are affordable, INR 80-100/- (Estimated Price)
Timings are 9 am to 5 pm.
2) Soak in the Mesmerizing Views at Pichola Boat Ride
The most prominent spot of Udaipur, Lake Pichola is awe-inspiring. Surreal backdrop scene, pristine crystal-blue water, the opulent architecture around and your boat swishing around in the water. Sounds heavenly! Take a boat cruise around the freshwater lake especially during sunset and be mesmerized by the charm of this city. Soak in the ambience around and the radiant reflection on the lake-water.
Tickets for the boat-ride is Adults INR 340/- and Children INR 170/- (Estimated Price)
Timings – 9 am to 6 pm.
3) Water Scooter Ride in Rajasthan at Fateh Sagar
For a thrilling experience in Udaipur, ride a water scooter in the majestic Fateh Sagar. Other than the ride, enjoy the enthralling scene around and the natural beauty of the Fateh Sagar Lake. Tranquil clear blue waters surrounded by mighty Aravalli range around, paints a perfect picture. The water sports are amusing as well as safe.
Tickets – INR 200/- (Estimated Price)
Timings – 9 to 6 pm
4) Be Entertained With the Rich History & Culture at Dharohar Dance Show
Every evening Bagore-ki-Haveli comes alive with dance and songs. The cultural show is an epitome of traditions, colours and history of Rajasthani folklore. The artists perform the Rajasthani dance for an hour. The colourful sights and the foot-tapping music will surely surprise as well as entertain you.
Tickets – INR 90/- for adults, INR 45/- for children (Estimated Price)
Timings – 7 pm to 9pm.
5) Take the Awe-Inspiring Boat Ride to Jag Mandir
The ride from City Palace to Jag Mandir is an unforgettable experience. The mixed hues in the sky, calm and clear waters around and the architectural marvels around speaking their history. As you’ll wade through the waters making your way to your destination, I can guarantee you won’t want the ride to end. Simply a heavenly experience! The sunset ride is highly recommended, do try!
Tickets – INR 450/- for Adults, INR 230/- for Children (Estimated Price)Timings – 10 am to 6 pm.
6) Wonder of Udaipur – The City Palace Light & Sound Show
Do make your way to Manek Chowk in The City Palace to witness a world-class and awe-inspiring display which is showcased every evening. The show is narrated by His Highness Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur and it introduces the viewers to the history of valorous Mewar Dynasty. Definitely a treat to all you history-lovers. Take a seat and be mesmerized by this light and sound show. Goosebumps guaranteed!
Tickets – Upper – INR 550/- (Estimated Price)
Lower – INR 250/- (Estimated Price)
Timings – 7pm to 8pm
7) Roam in the Wild at Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Once used as a shooting preserve for the royalty of Udaipur, the 5.10 square kilometres sprawling sanctuary was also used as an artillery. Don’t be surprised if you see some old canons here. Take a safari or hike and enjoy being in the lap of nature, away from the world. There is also a famous lake in here, Tiger Lake, also known as Bari Lake or Jiyan Sagar. The sanctuary is a home for nilgai, wild boars, hyenas, panthers, tigers, reptiles and more.
Tickets – INR 30/- for Indian Adults, (Estimated Price)
Kids Up to 5 years – free entry (Estimated Price)
Inr 300/- for Foreign Tourist (Estimated Price)
Timings – 10 am to 6pm
8) Relive the Wonder of Classic Beauties at Vintage Car Museum
For all the museum and antique lovers, visit this one-of-a kind vintage car museum. Herein, car lovers not only get the chance to see these beauties but also get to witness the maintenance and upkeep of these old heritage cars. So visit this spot and enjoy naming the cars or guess the movie or television shows where they were showcased.
Tickets- INR 250/- for Adults (Estimated Price)
INR 150/- for Children (Estimated Price)
Timings – 9am to 9 pm
9) Shop till you drop at Hathi Pol Market
A shopper’s paradise, this market is filled with souvenirs, gifting options, wooden handicrafts, jewellery, clothes, paintings, leather stuff, artisanal products, folk arts, miniature paintings, Pichwai & Phad paintings and much more. Colourful and bling all around, located next to the City Palace, Hathi Pol is undoubtedly the best place to shop in Udaipur. Tips to all you shopaholics- don’t forget to bargain and walk and explore the place on foot!
Timings- 9.30am to 5.30 pm
Closed on – Sunday
10) Satiate Your Taste Buds With Local Rajasthani Cuisine
Rajasthani food is royal and sumptuous. Indulge in traditional and famous delicacies dal-baati-churma, gatte ki sabzi (gram flour dumplings in spicy curd gravy) or laal maas (red spicy mutton meat dish). Treat yourself royally in open-air restaurants or you can even relish the street food around the city. The food in this region is an explosion of flavours and colours. A foodie’s paradise!
Places to go – Jagat Niwas, Fateh Sagar Lake Chowpati and Sheesh Mahal (for dinner by the lake)
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Happy Travelling & Exploring New Places!