One Day in Udaipur Itinerary – How to Spend a Perfect Day in Udaipur, Rajasthan

Situated in the state of Rajasthan, Udaipur has many things to offer. The place is famous for its historical, cultural and delightful integration together with the essence of true indigenous flavor. It will be a real miss on your part if you do not travel to this place which is adequately blessed with natural beauty, archeological treasure and a cultural hub. Yes, one day in Udaipur is exactly what any visitor to India could ever want from this country!

One day in Udaipur Itinerary

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What’s the best time to visit Udaipur?

The best time to visit Udaipur is from September to March. In the winter months, November and December, a famous fair and cultural program is organized which attracts many tourists from different areas of the world. Apart from these months, if you choose May to August, you might get cheaper hotels and more options as per higher availability.

View from the City Palace, Udaipur
Udaipur, Author: Jeff Hart, Source: Flickr

A Few Facts About Udaipur

Udaipur is known as the city of lakes. The vivid landscape view that one gets to encounter and experience is indescribable. This was a city built with unique interconnected underground water lines from the lakes located in the city. The water helps in managing agriculture, potable water and other water conservation techniques.

Pichola Lake Banks, Udaipur
Pichola Lake Banks, Udaipur, Author: Vyacheslav Argenberg, Source: Flickr

The most attracting spots include places like large forts, Pichola lake, traditional food and local market places.

Udaipur Market
Udaipur Market, Author: Honza Soukup, Source: Flickr

One Day in Udaipur Itinerary

Follow this guide and make the most of your trip even if you’re short on time. These are the top sights and things to do during your one day in Udaipur.


Visit the Fateh Sagar Lake

There are quite a few places and activities that can be covered in one day tour to Udaipur. To begin with, you can start with visit to Fateh Sagar Lake. The blue unending horizon is a pleasurable picture perfect scene to view.

Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur
Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, Author: jonathan Laroche, Source: Flickr

Visit Shilpgram

Secondly, visit Shilpgram, which is a true example of traditional center for art and handicrafts. The local people gives shape to their creativity in this place. And tourists can buy the items available there. An annual program is also organized in the month of November or December where people from all places gather around.

Shilpgram, Udaipur
Shilpgram, Udaipur, Author: José Antonio Morcillo Valenciano, Source: Flickr

Pichola lake

Next on the list should be Pichola lake. It is another beautiful lake that contributes to the conservation and availability of water in the city. You can easily go to Monsoon palace and view the entire city from this view point.

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Author: Arnie Papp, Source: Flickr
Pichola Lake, Udaipur
Pichola Lake, Udaipur, Author: Vyacheslav Argenberg, Source: Flickr

The City Palace

The City Palace is another extraordinary architecture that will surprise you, once you enter the compound. The specialty of the palace is due to the presence of a peacock mosaic that is sure to attract many visitors.

City Palace, Udaipur
City Palace, Udaipur, Author: Jeff Hart, Source: Flickr

Taste the authentic Rajasthani food

Udaipur is famous for authentic Rajasthani food. If you want to taste some, then you have to visit the places near Gulab Baug. It offers amazing traditional local preparations at cheap prices and mouth-watering taste.

Rajasthani Thali, Udaipur
Rajasthani Thali, Udaipur, Author: Connie Ma, Source: Flickr, Source: Flickr

Take a boat ride in Pichola lake

Not to disappoint you, take a boat ride in Pichola lake to relax and take some rest. Next, take another boat ride that will keep you until sunset time and reach Jag Mandir island, just to the opposite end of City Palace. This place is the best to experience the sunset in the entire city. The large doors wide open in the palace design look beautiful amidst the sunset backdrop.

Jag Mandir, Udaipur
Jag Mandir, Udaipur, Author: Vyacheslav Argenberg, Source: Flickr

An evening show

Last but not least, save your time for an amazing evening show, conducted daily in the Haveli of Bagore. The cultural program is more exciting to watch and stand out from others for an unimaginable, rhythmic Bhavai dance form that can easily increase your adrenaline.

Ambrai Ghat

You can spend your night, until sleep, at the banks of Ambrai Ghat. This night experience in Udaipur will remove all your tiredness and refresh your mind and body. The peacefulness of the place is what one can enjoy after a long day’s roam around. You can easily spend some quality time just by looking at the shining stars high above in the clear sky.

Lake Pichola in the Evening, Udaipur
Lake Pichola in the Evening, Udaipur, Author: Jeff Hart, Source: Flickr

Where to stay in Udaipur?

Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace

P O Box No 5 Pichola Lake, 313001 Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace is an exceptional, 5-star luxury palace located in the middle of the Lake Pichola. This 17th century white marble palace makes for a magical fairy tale setting arising out of the turquoise waters of the lake. The hotel offers a full service spa at Jiva Spa, site-specific yoga sessions, fitness centre, games room and business centre. The Palace boasts rooms with beautifully carved wooden furniture and luxurious silk fabrics, offering garden or lake views and exceptional service.


Madri Haveli

Madri Haveli

70, Ganesh Gati Inside Chandpole, 313001 Udaipur

Madri Haveli is an elegant Indian style hotel, located in Ganesh Gati only a 5-minute walk from a clock tower and a lake. Situated on a hill, the hotel features a rooftop restaurant and terrace offering city and lake views. Built using lime and stone materials, the hotel also features elegant rooms with stained glass windows.


goStops Udaipur

GoStops Udaipur

House No. 60/9, Hanuman Ghat, Ambari Road, Opp. Hotel Udai Kohti

GoStops Udaipur offers a great budget stay only a 10-minute walk from Lake Pichhola. The hostel boasts colors and charm and offers both private rooms and dorms with terraces. Lake any other hostel, it’s a great place to meet other backpackers and travelers.



Extra Tips for Visiting Udaipur

– Udaipur, even though it is a small area compared to the rest of Rajasthan, still will not disappoint you or fail to impress you. If you are visiting Udaipur, you can prefer to travel in a group, which will reduce the cost of the tour by a considerable amount. The journeys are quite cheap in terms of transport and do make yourself a list of the places so that you can spend your time fruitfully.

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Rohit TransIndiaTravels
Travel Blogger at TransIndiaTravels

Rohit, being a solo traveler has gathered the above experiences which we are sharing with you in order to make your dream holiday come true and make your journey a value for money in its true sense. Look out for TransIndiaTravels to know more of the amazing places present in India.


  1. right, udaipur has so many more places to be visited, in previous year i visited to the observatory of solar sciences, which is very amazing experience for me, also the mansoon palace. always love this blog.

  2. I am just planning to visit Udaipur in the month of April to attend one of my friend’s marriage. Do You have any suggestions for me so that I can enjoy my trip?

  3. The more you explore the city, the more you get exciting and enchanting experiences. Udaipur city is full of mesmerizing locations and one should keep enough time in hand to explore the city.

  4. That is a fantastic information about Udaipur . Followed some of your suggested places in my recent trip to this beautiful city . That was really helpful and helped me organized the trip perfectly . Thank you , Rohit !

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  9. Wonderful article. Very comprehensive and informative Information about Rajasthan Udaipur. Thanks a lot for sharing so much. I would love to visit this amazing place. Good you explained everything in detail it has been a great help.

  10. Wonderful & very informative article. I think these tips and advice are much helpful. Great Sharing, Thank you for such detailed description of the destination. All the pictures are gorgeous. Excellent Explanation. Thanks for sharing such a informative and useful post.

  11. Nice blog information, Spending a day in Udaipur, known as the “City of Lakes,” offers a glimpse into its rich cultural heritage and stunning architecture. Thank you very much for sharing it.

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