Are you done visiting all of Udaipur’s city sights? Get ready explore the utterly amazing places near Udaipur that will make your trip even more rewarding.
Discover unexplored villages, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, peaceful lakes, and a whole lot of memorable experiences that will excite the traveller in you. Read on to find out the best destinations near Udaipur that you must not miss.
Best Places To Visit Near Udaipur: within 50 kilometres
1. Udaisagar Lake
A major lake in Rajasthan and a tourist attraction, Udaisagar Lake was built in 1565.
The lake is scenic and secluded and in full bloom during monsoons.
You can go boating here and eat food from the local vendors nearby. A good spot to take a lone walk.
- Distance from Udaipur: 12 kilometres
A small town north of Udaipur, Delwara offers many interesting sights in its little village lanes and its vicinity.
Visit the ancient temples and pilgrimage spots at Eklingji and Sahastra Bahu near Nagada. Check out havelis and jain pilgrimage sites in Delwara and the beautiful Devigarh Fort. The town is unexplored and the best way to discover its gems is by taking a heritage walk (starting from Devigarh) with one of the village locals.
- Distance from Udaipur: 25 kilometres
3. Chandani village
A small village tucked away in the unexplored parts of Rajasthan, south of Udaipur, Chandani village is an untarnished natural beauty.
There are several streams under a bridge in the heart of the village. The locals are friendly.
There are no eateries except a lodge called Aaram Bagh where you can camp out and relax for a while near the waterfall.
- Distance from Udaipur: 29 kilometres
4. Rajtilak of Maharana Pratap
Situated in Gogunda, this is a little-known historic site where the legendary king was crowned. With good road connectivity, the spot is a good place to understand the Mewar King’s history.
There is a palace called Gogunda Palace, a couple of temples, a stepwell, a memorial statue and a village walk where you can eat.
- Distance from Udaipur: 40 kilometres
Nathdwara is a small town full of ancient temples.
Shrinathji Temple is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site, the morning Mangal Darshan takes place at 5. The temple complex is huge with an impressive main deity of Krishna and there are local markets outside where you can enjoy authentic Rajasthani souvenir shopping.
Another famous temple is Dwarkadheesh Temple which has a clean temple complex and a small lake.
- Distance from Udaipur: 46 kilometres
This is a historic pass in the Aravalli Range, that is famous for a battle between the Mewars and the Mughals. The soil here is reddish yellow.
Check out the most famous attraction here – Maharana Pratap Museum which displays various aspects of the Maharana’s life with a small documentary and life-like exhibits. The narration of the battle is bone chilling due to the blood shed during the epic battle.
- Distance from Udaipur: 50 kilometres
Best Places To Visit Near Udaipur: 50 to 100 kilometres away
7. Dhebar Lake
This is the second-largest artificial lake after in India after Gobind Sagar. It covers 87 kilometres and was built in the 17th century. The small islands around the lake are populated by the Bhil tribe of Rajasthan.
It is a quiet spot where you can enjoy boating, long walks and photography. It is also known as the Jaisamand Lake. Sunsets at the lake are mesmerising.
- Distance from Udaipur: 58 kilometres
This small town of Rajasthan is mainly famous for its artificial lake called Rajsamand Lake.
The 17th century lake is serene and secluded, ideal for walks on the promenade and birdwatching. There are numerous marble chattris (marble arches and pavilions and steps) that are photo-worthy. Sit by the steps during the8 beautiful sunsets.
Distance from Udaipur: 63 kilometres
The white marble Jain Temples of Ranakpur are spectacular to visit and photograph.
There are 1444 marble pillars engraved with different designs and no two look the same. This is the most important and the most stunning Jain pilgrimage site in Rajasthan.
The courtyards are wide, and the cupolas imposing. This is a phenomenal work of architecture that is otherworldly and ranks high in the traveller’s book. Must not be missed.
Distance from Udaipur: 94 kilometres
Best Places To Visit Near Udaipur: over 100 kilometres away
10. Kumbhalgarh Fort
A world heritage hill fort of Kumbhalgarh is a must visit destination near Udaipur. The fort walls are one of the longest in the world around 36 kilometres long. The fort has massive gates. There are water tanks and temples inside.
The light and sound show in the evenings is a great spectacle. Maharana Pratap was born here in the fort.
- Distance from Udaipur: 103 kilometres
This ancient small town is home to the largest fort in India and Asia, the Chittor Fort, a world heritage site. The gargantuan fort houses seven gates, the iconic Tower of Victory and Tower of Fame, Rana Kumbha’s and Rani Padmini’s Palace, and multiple temples.
It was here that the queen and the women of the village committed mass self-immolation to escape Mughal persecution. Another must visit site near Udaipur, the fort will take ore than half a day to visit.
- Distance from Udaipur: 120 kilometres
12. Mount Abu
The only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is a pleasant place for a breezy getaway.
Amazing sights to see here are the 5 stunning Jain Dilwara Temples, a lookout point shaped like a frog, and the gorgeous Nakki Lake ideal for boating.
You can go hiking and ziplining in Mount Abu if you’re feeling adventurous and take pictures at Honeymoon and Sunset Points while catching panoramic hill views. Visit for the pleasant weather.
- Distance from Udaipur: 163 kilometres
The blue city of India is a favoured destination to visit from Udaipur.
Take a tour of the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most popular forts in India and in the world.
Watch the beauty of the blue houses of Jodhpur from the fort. Also visit Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Phool Mahal and take a camel safari across Jodhpur.
Shopping for authentic handmade items in Jodhpur is a recommended activity.
- Distance from Udaipur: 250 kilometres
An epic spiritual destination famous all over the world, Ajmer is a must visit to experience the sufi shrine called Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
The shrine is built in the honor of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti who is known as the benefactor of the poor.
According to estimates, around 150,000 pilgrims visit the dargah on a daily basis. One can feel the sacred, positive vibes at the dargah and the atmosphere is electric. The colourful local market outside is a heaven for instagram addicts.
- Distance from Udaipur: 265 kilometres
Get packing again and take off to one or all of above mentioned spots. The road awaits you.
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