In the busy world that always keeps us up on our toes, it may sometimes feel taxing to plan for long trips and vacations. Consider a place like Udaipur, one of the top spots for checking out the beauty, culture, traditions, and heritage of India. It’s a place so beautiful, even the hotels in Udaipur seem to have absorbed this beauty and become attractions in their own right.
A visit to this place warrants a minimum duration of at least 4-5 days of vacation time. However, not all of us may have the privilege of taking long trips. For the unprivileged, this article presents a 2-day itinerary for covering some of the top places in Udaipur.
Your 2-day Itinerary for Udaipur:
Day 1: City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
Day 2: Eklingji & Sahasra Bahu temples, Sajjangarh Palace, Lake Badi, Saheliyo ki Bari Garden
Without further ado, let’s take a look at each these suggestions:
If this is the first stop in your itinerary, you have to spend a minimum of 2 hours exploring it. Why? Well, anything less than will be too minimal to let you enjoy the beauty of the palace and the museum displays. Some must-see spots are the Mor Chowk, Badi Mahal, Bhim Vilas, and Sheesh Mahal. If you’re visiting for the first time, you will be spellbound by the ornate rooms, kitchens, jharokhas, royal courtyards and the beautiful Amar Vilas and Zenana Mahal.
Located at a distance of 3 km from Udaipur City Railway Station, this Hindu temple is located in the City Palace complex. It is one of the most famous temples of Udaipur and is among the must-visit places in Udaipur.
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
This beautiful building houses a wide range of exhibits and is a fun place to visit. From the collection of the world’s largest turbans to a unique puppet collection, the rooms and grounds of this haveli have a lot to be explored.
Eklingji & Saas Bahu Temples
Eklingji Temple is an old temple that houses Mewar’s ruling deity. The Sahasra Bahu Temple is famous for its architecture, pillars, and exquisite cravings.
The Monsoon Palace, also called the Sajjangarh Palace, is a royal Udaipur palace situated on a hilltop that overlooks the Fateh Sagar and Pichola Lakes in the city of Udaipur.
This lake offers a peaceful, beautiful, and quiet place to relax during your tour of the city. If you want to catch a beautiful sunset, this is the place to be. You may also spot some large monkeys in the area, courtesy of the lack of large tourist inflows.
Saheliyo Ki Bari Garden
This garden is easily one of the prettiest places in Udaipur that you can visit. Being situated in a busy section of the city this park acts as a tourist haven in the area. The property has some impressive fountains and well-manicured gardens that is visually pleasing to the eyes.
The above places can be visited in no particular order. You may switch and swap places between the days of the itinerary as per your convenience and the distance from your Udaipur hotels.
Once you fix your itinerary, you can check with your Udaipur hotel to plan your visits accordingly.