Udaipur Tourism & Travel Guide

Udaipur beckons tourists from all over the world with its romantic landscapes and ethereal monuments. Bordered by the crags of the hazy Aravallis, the city that was established in the 16th century by Maharaja Udai Singh, is now a major heritage tourism hotspot for India. With a seductive old-warm charm, opulent palaces and lively bazaars, tourists will never run out of places to visit in Udaipur city. Some enchanting attractions in the city include the filigreed walls of Bada Mahal, the mountain pass of Haldighati, the lavish gardens of Saheliyon ki Bari and the placid waters of the Jaisamand Lake. The shimmering Lake Pichola hosts numerous things to do in Udaipur city, such as a boat ride through the lake to the Jag Mandir Palace, from which you can witness the most stunning sunset. For those with a penchant for automobiles, the Vintage Car Museum in the Garden Hotel, hosts a fantastic exhibit of vintage vehicles. Udaipur's cuisine comprises of Rajasthani staples such as the flavoursome dal baati choorma and gatte ki sabzi. Popular eateries here include Chandni, Ambrai, Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel, Lotus Cafe and Mayur Rooftop Cafe. Hotels are easily available in Udaipur, and several retain their old world feel.
Best time to visit

Peak Season is from November to February, which constitutes the winter season in Udaipur. The days are sunny, and the evenings cool, making it perfect to venture out into the city for sightseeing.

For Budget Travellers: INR 500 to 1500 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1600 to INR 3600 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards

Sample the lifestyle of the rich and the famous while sipping on wine out of silver chalets and savouring Rajasthani food at some of the most luxurious hotels in Udaipur. Here are Tripoto's top picks

If you're looking to witness the magic of Udaipur without burning a hole in your pocket, Tripoto's list of the best mid-range hotels will come in handy while booking your next stay

If you believe Udaipur is an expensive place for a vacation, Tripoto's list of the best budget hotels will definitely change your mind.

Backpacking through the alleys and lakeshores of Udaipur just got easier with Tripoto's guide of the most interesting hostels with characterful dorms, great crowd and delicious food in the city. 

Homestays are the perfect way to gain insight into the local culture of a place. It is lodging with a personal touch that makes your holiday all the more special. Feel at home in Udaipur with our top homestay picks.

The city of lakes and palaces is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. There is nowhere in the country quite like it. Here is Tripoto's hand-picked list of places you absolutely cannot miss in Udaipur.

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Udaipur, Rajasthan
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Pichola, Udaipur 313001
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Dewali, Udaipur 313001
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Sahelion ki Bari, Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Best Time to Visit Udaipur

Peak Season is from November to February, which constitutes the winter season in Udaipur. The days are sunny, and the evenings cool, making it perfect to venture out into the city for sightseeing.

Shoulder SeasonJuly to October is the monsoon season in Udaipur, but the city receives scarce rainfall. Temperatures are relatively lower, and hotel tariffs also drop.

Off-season: March to June is the period when the tourists start thinning out as summers are extreme during these months with temperatures going as high as  45 degrees celsius. Because of the low tourist population, the hotel and flight rates reach hit an all time low.

Budget for Udaipur

For Budget Travellers: INR 500 to 1500 a day

  • Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 230 - 700
  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 300 - 500
  • Public Transport in buses: INR 10 - 100
  • Sightseeing: INR 10 - 200

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1600 to INR 3600 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and homestays: INR 900 - 1500
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 400 - 700
  • Local transport in auto-rickshaws, and local taxis: INR 250 - 400
  • Sightseeing & Tours: INR 10 - 1000

For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 1000 and upwards
  • Local transport in cabs: INR 400 and upwards
  • Sightseeing, guided tours: INR 1000 and upwards

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