Udaipur : Fatehsagar lake and Karni Mata Temple



Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Temple is a Hindu temple located on the Machla Magra Hills, near the Doodh Talai Lake in Udaipur, Rajasthan. It enshrines the stone idol of Karni Mata. One can have very beautiful view of whole city and its lakes from the temple as well as while climbing. The main shrine of Mata Karni here is accompanied by what the natives and many ardent devotees worship - rats!

Photo of Udaipur : Fatehsagar lake and Karni Mata Temple 1/2 by Mayank sharma

It is accessible by a ropeway or via stairs that from Manikyalal Verma Park. Built somewhere between 1620 and 1628, it was later developed by the Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Development Committee in the year 1997. The Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway was built by businessman Kailash Khandelwal in collaboration with UIT in 2008. The ropeway links the two places through a fixed grip mono cable of 387 meters and is the first ropeway of Rajasthan . The cable cars ferry sightseers on 4-5 minutes short trips up the hill . Savor memorable sunset views if you visit the temple in the evening , at night the lighting done on the different palaces gives a splendid view.

The rope-way is located in the heart of the city, so, one can get access to the place easily. mouth-watering cuisines served to your taste at very affordable rates at the sunset point atop Machhala Hill.

Timings: 9 AM to 8 PM ( for cable car)Ropeway Charges: Rs. 72 for Indian Adults, Rs. 36 for Indian Child, Rs. 300 for Foreign Adult and Rs. 150 for Foreign Child

How To Reach..

Address: Jawahar Nagar, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Nearest airport: Maharana Pratap Airport

Nearest railway station: Udaipur city Railway station

It is situated in main city so easily transportation available here rickshaw , tangos, auto-rickshaw...etc


Photo of Udaipur : Fatehsagar lake and Karni Mata Temple 2/2 by Mayank sharma

Fatehsagar Lake said to be the pride of the City of Lakes of Udaipur (Rajasthan) . In the middle of the Fateh Sagar lake is Nehru Park - a lovely garden island with a boat-shaped cafe accessible by an enjoyable boat ride . It is a popular picnic spot and has a striking water jet fountain. Udaipur Solar Observatory is also located in the Fateh Sagar Lake.

It is basically known as [FS] .It is one of the four lakes of the Udaipur city; the other three being: the Lake Pichola (within the Udaipur town), Udai Sagar Lake,Dhebar Lake or Jaisamand Lake. It is an artificial lake named after Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur and Mewar, constructed north-west of Udaipur, to the north of Lake Pichola in the 1680s.

It is major attraction among tourists and famous among all localities in Udaipur city. It is one of the most popular lakes of Udaipur, also called the Lake city. The lake comprises three small islands and is surrounded by scenic views of the mighty Aravalli Mountains.

The atmosphere here is calm, and tourists are bound to find themselves enthralled by the blanket of tranquillity the place warms them up with. One can easily go around the circumference of the Fateh Sagar Lake by driving on the Moti Magri Road and get a fantastic view of the entire lake. Apart from enjoying a laid-back afternoon in the serene beauty of this destination.

CHARGES FOR BOATING - Rs 200 per person at the lake ( SPEED BOAT)

How to reach...

Nearest railway station : Udaipur city.... ( 4 km away from fatehsagar lake) Nearest airport : maharana pratap airport...( 25 km apart) It is situated in city centre so it is easily accessible to reached here by taxi or any mean of transport.