Perfect Destinations For Weekend Getaways From Udaipur

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Commonly known as The City of Lakes, Udaipur is beautifully bounded by the Aravalli hills, grand mansions, palaces and lakes. Stated as the third best place to visit in the world, it is also called the Kashmir of Rajasthan.

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Perfect Destinations For Weekend Getaways From Udaipur:

Perfect Destinations For Weekend Getaways From Udaipur

Perfect Destinations For Weekend Getaways From Udaipur:

Perfect Destinations For Weekend Getaways From Udaipur Commonly known as The City of Lakes, Udaipur is beautifully bounded by the Aravalli hills, grand mansions, palaces and lakes. Stated as the third best place to visit in the world, it is also called the Kashmir of Rajasthan. Royalty and glory are reflected through the artsy Rajput-Mughal architectures here. People of Udaipur take pride and honour in their rich culture and history. They are pleasantly welcoming and very creative, like, all the women know how to make handicrafts, traditional things etc., whereas the men are very adept at their dance forms. New ideas are constantly brought forward for great innovations for the benefit of people. People think more of standing out from the crowd with their own speciality and uniqueness. The city has a number of beautiful palaces made out of unique stones, also many picturesque lakes and is called ‘Venice of the East’. Udaipur has many forts, some still undiscovered, with spectacular sights which are perfect for outings. But if you’re looking for a short weekend trip from Udaipur, or a picnic spot near Udaipur then you might get confused as there are several locations that you’ll love to explore.

Top 5 Weekend Getaways From Udaipur :

Top 5 Weekend Getaways From Udaipur Haldighati Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary Chandni Village Kumbhalgarh Mount Abu

Haldighati :

Haldighati Haldighati is the birthplace of the famous Rajput warrior, Maharana Pratap, who fought here valiantly against Mughals till his last breath. If you are traditionalist and love to gain historical knowledge, you should definitely visit this place as one of the short weekend trips from Udaipur. It has a flourishing tourism due to the battlefield, where 20,000 Rajput soldiers fought against 2 lakh Mughal soldiers, and the gruesome bloodshed is still evident from the reddish yellow soil. Take a trip to the Haldighati museum which boasts of weapons, coins and many vintage artefacts. Also, there are many bronze statues outside the museum that showcase the life story of Maharana Pratap. Here are some more details about the place before you visit:-

Haldighati:

Haldighati It is a mountain pass in Aravalli hills, and is about 40 km from Udaipur. You can either opt for regular bus that is plying from Udaipur to Haldighati , or hire a private cab. You might prefer cabs if you want a comfortable journey and would want to stop in between for pictures. Whether you take a bus or car, it takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes to reach. Best time to visit this place is between October and March as the weather is favourable for sight-seeing and outdoor activities. Ticket prices to enter the museum are about Rs 30 and extra Rs 50 for camera. Timings: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM for the museum.

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary :

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary:

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary Looking for a place to get away from the restless schedule and revive your soul again? We’ve got the perfect spot for you. Jaisamand Lake, also known as Dhebar Lake, is a picnic spot near Udaipur and considered as the second largest artificial lake in the world. It has a beautiful refreshing vibe because of the pollution free water-body and environment. The lake was built back in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh (the ruler of Mewar ) to reduce the water scarcity in Mewar’s South Eastern corner. Nearby the lake, is the Jaisamand sanctuary that is home to innumerable species like sloth bears, leopard, wild bear and many more, along with a wide variety of birds. Even the lake is a habitat to many amphibians like crocodiles and fishes. Jaisamand is rich in flora and fauna and thus makes the entire region very lively and breathable. The calming view of the lake surrounded by the greenery and the blue sky reflecting in it will soothe your eyes. Activities like boating is offered on the still lake and one can enjoy a delicious meal at the Jaisamand resort. Here are some more details:

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary:

Jaisamand Lake & Sanctuary It is located in the Udaipur district, and is about 60 km away from the Udaipur city. The best way to reach is via regular buses or taxis, and will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes approximately. The best time to visit is between September and March, when the temperatures can drop to 11 degrees Celsius. Ticket prices vary from Rs 30 to Rs 80, depending on the boat. One can visit at any hour. For boat rides, visit before night sets in.

Chandni Village :

Chandni Village

Chandni Village:

Chandni Village For all the nature lovers, who crave for little weekend trips from Udaipur, Chandani village is a good bet! It is definitely a beautiful corner of the city and captures serenity in its wind and air. The village is a bundle of abundant water streams and waterfalls as well as rich vegetation. The village has a low population and is noise and pollution free. If you are going as a one-day trip, return back before the sun sets as there is no street light facility in this remote area. For a long break, there are a number of resorts that are super amazing for your leisure stays. Step into the dreamy land with flowing streams and splashing water and rejuvenate yourself. Do not forget to carry your camera as the location is absolutely mesmerising and a perfect picnic spot near Udaipur. Check out more facts on the place :

Chandni Village:

Chandni Village It is located near Aarambagh Palace on Rajasthan-Ahmadabad highway and is about 27 km away from Udaipur city. One can take a cab or can drive themselves either on a bike or car by keeping safety measures in mind. Best time to visit is between September and March. Avoid travelling during the monsoon, as the streams might overflow. Visit during the daytime to enjoy the serene beauty of the village.

Kumbhalgarh:

Kumbhalgarh

Kumbhalgarh:

Kumbhalgarh Kumbhalgarh is famously known for its heritage temples and forts. It is a small town cradled in the lap of the Aravalli Hills, and is a great place to explore, when it comes to weekend trips from Udaipur. There are a number of fine Jain temples with extensively used marble elaborated carvings and murals. Many festivals are also celebrated where people come together with enthusiasm to participate and create euphoria. The main attraction of the town is Kumbhalgarh fort which was built in 15 th  century and has witnessed a number of wars between the Mauryas and Mughals. The fort holds a sentimental significance as it is the birthplace of the great ruler Maharana Pratap. There is an array of temples built by the Mauryas , and they offer a clear view of the surrounding. The fort has got recognition as the second largest wall in the world, after The Great Wall Of China. Kumbhalgarh sanctuary is a key attraction as it houses a number of endangered animals like Nilgai, jackals, sloths, hyenas and many more. Below are some detailed points, do read before visiting:-

Kumbhalgarh:

Kumbhalgarh It is located in Rajsamund district on the western range of Aravalli Hills and is about 103 km away. The best way to reach is by hiring a private cab which would go via NH76 and take around 2 hours. The best time to visit the fort is during the winter season, i.e., September to March when the temperature is perfect for walking. Avoid summers because of the scorching heat. Tickets cost somewhere around Rs 15 for Indians, and Rs 200 for foreigners. Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; all days

Mount Abu :

Mount Abu

Mount Abu:

Mount Abu The mesmerising hill station of Mount Abu is one of a kind in the state of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is the highest peak in the Aravalli range and is widely known for its climate and beautiful scenic beauty. It is surrounded by grassy forests, and is at a height of 4000 ft, fit for a perfect weekend getaway from Udaipur. It’s a great tourist attraction, and for the people in Udaipur, it’s a relief from the scorching heat during summers. There are a number of Jain temples which are beautifully carved from white marbles. Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of Aravalli range, and justifies the title shikhar with respect to the number of stairs that has to be climbed to reach the top. The top gives a lovely panoramic view of surrounding places with a natural splendour . Do visit the Nakki Lake, named as the love lake of Mount Abu. It is a special place to visit, knowing the fact that Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were immersed in this lake. The lake has clear blue water and is serene. Read the below mentioned points to know more details about this place:-

Mount Abu:

Mount Abu It is located on Gujarat’s border, and is about 164 km away from Udaipur. If you are looking for a cost-effective option to reach this place, opt for buses but it will take around 5 hours to reach. The best way to reach is by cars which will take approximately 3 hours. Best time to visit is during summers, i.e., April to June, when you can escape the heat. Also, the place has a perfect weather for a boat ride. Ticket charges are Rs 50 to Rs 100, depending on the boat you want to hire for Nakki Lake ride. Timings for Nakki Lake: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, all days. So, now you are all set to explore the beautiful getaways near Udaipur and make weekends or short holidays more interesting. Take your pick based on how much you wish to spend and what appeals to you.

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