Budget-Friendly Activities in Udaipur

Udaipur, known as the “City of Lakes”, is one of the most charming and beautiful cities in the west of Rajasthan. Udaipur is known for its rich heritage, lakes, palaces, forts, gardens, and much more.

It, also known as one of the most romantic cities in the country with a wide range of purple mountains, is indeed the most beautiful and royal city in Rajasthan. You can easily plan the trip on a budget to explore Udaipur and experience the rich culture and heritage within no time.

Here is a list of the best budget-friendly activities in Udaipur that you can easily do without putting a hole in your pocket.

Places to visit and activities to do in Udaipur

1. Lake Pichola

Start your day by taking a boat cruise and enjoying the freshwater lake during the sunset. The moment you enter Udaipur, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the magnificent Lake Pichola. The setting of the lake is surreal and surrounded by four different islands: Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Mohan  Niwas, and Arsi Villas.

A boat cruise costs 300 INR per hour, and the timing is 9:00 AM-6:00 PM.

Boat Cruise at Lake Pichola
Source: Udaipur Tourism

2. City Palace

City Palace was constructed over 40 decades and is a treat to the eyes. Udaipur palace is built on Lake Pichola’s east bank, nestled in the hills, and is the perfect example of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture.

Taking a tour of the magical City Palace is one of Udaipur’s unique and budget-friendly activities. Tour costs around- 250 INR.

Activities in Udaipur: Tour at City Palace
Source- Museums of India

3. Shilpgram

Shilpgram showcases the various arts and crafts of the locals of Rajasthan. It is one of the most celebrated and well-organized yearly crafts fairs to promote the state’s crafts, textiles, and handicrafts. If you want to learn more about Indian craftsmanship and painting, try your hands on making one with a master artist and attend an art workshop in Udaipur.

Cultural activities in Shilpgram, Udaipur
Source- Udaipur Tourism

4. Jagat Niwas

Indulge in the delicious spicy Rajasthani cuisine when visiting Udaipur. Try the delicious Lal Mass non-vegetarian dish at Jagat Niwas in Lal Ghat, Chandpole. If you love to try different cuisine and food, this place should be on your itinerary when doing budget-friendly activities in Udaipur.

Jagat Niwas
Source- jagatcollection.com

5. Kumbhalgarh Fort

The magnificent sound and light show at Kumbhalgarh Fort in Udaipur is one of the best ways to spend the night. Witness the amazing performances depicting the history, rich culture, and royalty of Mewar and Kumbhalgarh Fort.

Note- Entry Fee- Rs. 75 per person

Timings- 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Kumbhalgarh Fort
Source- Holidify

There are a series of budget-friendly activities you can try in Udaipur. The best time to explore Udaipur is during the winter season. Explore the arts, crafts, heritage, food, paintings, history, lakes, palaces, and much more within the set budget.

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