Tourist Attractions in Udaipur

Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, India

Udaipur, the Romantic City in Rajasthan still attracts the tourist the same way with its timeless beauty. Nothing much changed since it built in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II. There are many romantic places here to explore and visit. And interestingly, most of them located on the banks of the most beautiful Lake Pichola. I just loved being here. I found of all places, the listed below Top Four Romantic Tourist Attractions in UdaipurIndia, you exactly shouldn’t miss visiting.

Lake City Udaipur - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaFateh Sagar Lake

India’s most Romantic Destination Udaipur allures every year, most tourists in the world to visit, but how? There are many luxury hotels with world-class facilities. The world’s most Romantic Hotel Lake Palace (Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces) is here. Other two romantic and luxury hotels are The Oberoi Udaivilas, and Shiv Niwas Palace. James Bond from the Octopussy (1983) movie made a prestigious stay at Shiv Niwas Palace, wouldn’t you love that too? 😉

taj lake palace - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaTaj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Other locations featured from this movie are Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, and Monsoon Palace. Well, not everyone can afford a luxurious stay. Even my three nights stay at Hotel Mahendra Prakash (mid-range hotel) made me the happiest. Actually, Udaipur welcomes every kind of travelers to visit with different taste and attraction according to your range. You got to explore more inside. Have a look.


Top Four Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur

The green Aravalli hills work as a backdrop to the entire Udaipur city. The mixture of royalty with nature you’ll find mostly in every place in here. How about spending the Valentine’s Day in Udaipur with your Valentine? Alternatively, if you’re single no problem at all to explore. As a solo traveler, I loved visiting the following romantic places and lost myself in nature. Nature always attracts me and if it is a peaceful destination like Udaipur, then you just can’t stop yourself doing so. Let’s explore one by one. 🙂

fateh sagar lake view from the nehru park - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaNehru Park

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola named from the small village Picholi. This is the oldest one among all lakes in Udaipur, built in 1362. Lake Pichola plays a vital role in Udaipur Tourism. Most of the popular and luxurious hotels are located on the banks of the Lake Pichola. The beautiful City Palace and many other royal architectures have created an extra attraction of this lake. You can enjoy the fascinating sunset and the serenity of nature from the hotel itself nearby the Lake Pichola.

Lake Pichola from Jag Mandir Ghat - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaLake Pichola from Jag Mandir Ghat

There are four islands namely Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir, Mohan Mandir, and Arsi Vilas on the Lake Pichola. And among four Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are the popular and romantic tourist attractions worldwide.

remote view of jag mandir - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaRemote View of Jag Mandir from Lake Pichola

I enjoyed boat riding on the lake while loving the masterpiece view of the Lake Palace on Jag Niwas Island. The remote view of Jag Mandir from the Lake Pichola fascinated me the most. Can you imagine the picturesque beauty of this lake with Aravalli Hills? Listen, you got to visit…

Jag Mandir

Jag Mandir is a beautiful island with palace and garden which itself named as Jag Mandir or Lake Garden Palace. I was waiting at the Bansi Ghat jetty for boating on the Lake Pichola and which will lead to Jag Mandir Ghat. I loved the remote view of the lake from the jetty. Jag Mandir Palace was built by Mewar Maharanas between 1551-1652. It used to be the summer resort and palace during that time.

Jag Mandir Entrance - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaJag Mandir

It was one-hour boating, and half an hour was for exploring the beauty of Jag Mandir Palace and Garden. I took an entry to the palace from the Ghat. The entrance of the palace, which decorated with eight marble sculptures of elephants is very eye-catchy. You’ll love the beautiful decoration of the entire palace. I went to the rooftop of the palace, oh; it was so windy, and the top view was romantic and mesmerizing.

Jag Mandir view from the palace rooftop  - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaJag Mandir Palace

Many programs and wedding parties do arrange inside the palace. I found couples sitting in the window corner of the Jag Mandir while enjoying the lake view too. I moved around and took snaps after snaps and then went to explore the Jag Mandir Garden. WOW!! The entire garden nicely maintained by the authorities! Yes, I’ll never forget the romantic and lovely walk through the walkway of the garden. Surely, I want to back again here.

Jag Mandir - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaJag Mandir

Jag Mandir Garden - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaJag Mandir Garden

Noted
  • Boating charge on the Lake Pichola (with Jag Mandir) per person cost 430 rupees (same for locals and foreigners).
  • During sunset boating charge is higher than other times.
  • No extra charge for the camera.

Lake Palace

Lake Palace on Jag Niwas Island is a beautiful white marble Hotel and now operates as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. The Early time it was called as Jag Niwas, built in 1362. It used to be the royal summer palace of the Mewar Dynasty. Only guests are allowed to enter inside via speedboats provided by the hotel authorities. If you’re planning for a romantic and luxurious dinner or date to surprise your beloved, then you just got to explore. It is like a dream you’re going to give a reality. Will you like also?

Lake Palace - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaLake Palace

I just enjoyed the remote and close view of this beautiful architecture while boating on the lake and captured some candid shots. Hey, trust me, it’s a heavenly place for all photographers around. And for getting all details regarding this hotel, don’t forget to visit their website.

Monsoon Palace

Monsoon Palace is just 4 km away from the Udaipur City and located in Sajjan Garh. During the reign of Mewar, this palace is used by the Maharanas as a summer resort. The palace was built in 1884 and mainly used to observe the monsoon clouds, and so it named as Monsoon Palace. Well, now it is known as Sajjan Garh Palace too.

Entrance of the Monsoon Palace - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaEntrance of the Monsoon Palace

Monsoon Palace e1457585261430 - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaMonsoon Palace

According to me, it is the most romantic palace in the City, why? This is located at the top of the Aravalli Hill ranges which is about 3100 ft above the sea level. Now imagine the natural beauty from here, can you? How peaceful it was while enjoying the remote view of the lakes, and hills from this palace! It will also give you the most beautiful panoramic view of the Udaipur rural side.

Sajjan Garh Palace - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaSajjan Garh Palace

City View from the Monsoon Palace - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaCity View from the Monsoon Palace

It was very adventurous while enjoying the Jeep Ride to enter the palace. The forest-like walkway is so breathtaking. You can enter in the white marble palace to explore. The name of the designer of this Rajput Architecture is Maharana Sajjan Singh.

Sajjan Garh Biological Park

If you’re in Monsoon Palace, why not also visit the Sajjan Garh Biological Park? Yes, just beside the Monsoon Palace. This is actually a zoological park and very nicely maintained by Forest Department here. It is also known as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. The reason I’ve listed this place under the romantic attraction is the breathtaking closer view of the Aravalli Hills from the park.

Sajjan Garh Biological Park - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaSajjan Garh Biological Park

Close View of the Aravalli Hills - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaAravalli Hills

How loving it was! Can money really buy happiness and love? The answer is no. I found myself most romantic and happiest that time standing under the sky, and surrounding me the beauty of nature. It cost me nothing except some pennies. But it became the lifetime experience to feel and adore always.

Noted
  • The entrance fee for Monsoon Palace is 140 rupees.
  • The entrance fee for Sajjan Garh Biological Park is 30 rupees.
  • For a camera, the extra charge included.
  • There is one cafeteria, outside the palace complex.
  • Personal vehicle cost allowed to enter the palace, and it is higher. It is recommended to take the authority vehicle in less charge and group-wise you can share.



Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Mostly locals here enjoyed passing their leisure time in the lake area. It was built in 1678 and has three islands on the lake. Nehru Park is the largest island here. The other island is for a Water Jet Fountain, and it is really beautiful during night time. The third island is known as Udaipur Solar Observatory. It was very soothing to enjoy the lake view with the beauty of the Aravalli Hills. I liked the boating here and saw a big list of different boating ranges. I found speed boating is interesting here though never tried.

fateh sagar lake - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaFateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaSpeed Boating on Fateh Sagar Lake

Nehru Park

I went for group boating while loving exploring the beauty of Nehru Park, the serene Island Park at the center of the lake. It was an hour boating experience, and half an hour was for exploring the Nehru Park. I really liked the serenity and the calm view of the Fateh Sagar lake from the park. Just nothing needed, romantic view of the lake can be your best company or enjoy sitting in one corner of the park chair and view the nature. I even enjoyed the solitary walk. Yes, it was peaceful.

Lake Fateh Sagar Nehru Park - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaNehru Park

Saheliyon Ki Badi

Saheliyon Ki Badi is actually an attractive garden surrounding with many long trees and beautiful flowers. It is another popular tourist attraction in Udaipur. It was built between 1710-1734 during the reign of the Mewar for the royal women. The meaning of the Saheliyon Ki Badi is the Garden of the Maidens. It is said that forty-eight young unmarried girls did accompany a princess here during her marriage, and so it became named as the Garden of the Maidens.

Saheliyon Ki Badi - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaSaheliyon Ki Badi

I loved the greeneries here and the artificial rain fountain the most. While it was raining through the fountain, I enjoyed the view of the rainbow too. 🙂 There are a lotus pool and elephant-shaped fountains. The entire atmosphere is beautiful and romantic. It was worthy of watching those while walking through the walkway of this garden. In Rajasthan, the elephant is considered as the Symbol of Good Luck, and so in almost everywhere, you’ll see the marble sculpture of the elephants.

Lotus Pool - Top 4 Romantic Tourist Attractions in Udaipur, IndiaLotus Pool

Noted
  • The entrance fee for Saheliyon Ki Badi is just 30 rupees.
  • Guides are available to accompany you to know the history behind this royal garden.
  • No extra charge for the camera.

Among all, Jag Mandir and Monsoon Palace are my favorite romantic tourist attractions in Udaipur. I’m sure above all photos will drive you to visit Udaipur soon if you’ve not been yet. 🙂

All photos are by me (©nafisa_habib) and captured with Nikon Coolpix P600 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Have you been in Udaipur? Share your favorite romantic tourist attractions in Udaipur.



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Nafisa Habib loves nature and often got fascinated by old beautiful architecture. Here she is with My Own Way To Travel to share her adventures on the road. To her nothing is so interesting than exploring new destinations around. And knowing a new culture and meeting new peoples on the road? Oh, yeah she just loves that too.
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