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Sonali Agrawal

A Day Out in Udaipur: Explore the City's Best Picnic Locations

Apart from lakes, palaces, temples, local markets, and a romantic paradise of India- Udaipur has fabulous picnic spots. 

Day Out in Udaipur

As we all know, the best time to visit Udaipur is in winter, October to February. But we beg to differ, the City of Lakes is more scenic in the rainy season, and if you are planning to visit Udaipur in the monsoon-be ready to get charmed by the beauty of this city!

Do you know why you should visit Udaipur in monsoon? It’s ideal for weekend getaways and picnics with family and friends. There are so many outing spots that no locale will tell you as it’s their leisure place. But don’t worry because we are happy to help! 

Here are the 8 Famous Picnic Places In Udaipur City:

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Park
  2. Moti Magri
  3. Gulab Bagh
  4. Manik Lal Verma Park
  5. Saheliyon ki Bari
  6. Pratap Park
  7. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park
  8. Jungle Safari Park Udaipur

1. Rajiv Gandhi Park

Rajiv Gandhi park Picnic Spots in Udaipur

If you are in Udaipur, don’t miss Rajiv Gandhi Park. Take your kids for beautiful outings in the biggest park in the city.  Your kids will love the park as it has a dedicated area for swings, slides, and merry-go-rounds. There is a food court for the families so you can savor some mouthwatering Indian and Continental dishes. 

Do you know what makes your Sunday outing the best? There are the fountains, greenery, a Late Rajiv Gandhi statue, and artwork but the most thrilling is the famous hill nearby- Lotan Magri (Rolling Mountain). As the name says, you can enjoy rolling down the hill for an adrenaline rush. If you are lucky, you see migrating birds around the lake. It’s a joyful experience!

  • Location: Rajiv Gandhi Park, Rani Road, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur
  • How to reach: You can reach here by auto, cab, or local vehicle.
  • Ticket charges: 10 INR for Adults, 5 INR for Children, and 25 INR for Foreigners
  • Timings: 8 AM to 7 PM

2. Moti Magri

Moti Magri Picnic Spots in Udaipur

Have you heard of Maharana Pratap’s bronze statue of his beloved horse Chetak? It’s in Moti Magri. It’s one of the best picnic spots in Udaipur and it’s gorgeous. If you love capturing breathtaking sunset images and scenic beauty- head to this place. 

Moti Magri or Pearl Hill is a hill overlooking Fateh Sagar Lake of Udaipur, Rajasthan. This hill is the memorial of the Rajput warrior saga. Also, it has a museum that showcases the History of Mewar, including the Battle of Haldighati against the Mughals and the Chittorgarh conflict. Don’t miss the light and sound evening show. 

  • Location: Moti Magri, Salumbar, Zinc Park, Udaipur
  • How to reach: You can come by autos, cabs, and tourist vehicles.
  • Ticket charges: 20 INR for Maharana Pratap Memorial ( Adult), Child Entry 10 INR, Light and Sound Show 35 INR per person.
  • Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM

3. Gulab Bagh

Gulab Bagh Picnic Spots in Udaipur

Another gem of Udaipur is the popular Gulab Bagh, where you can enjoy picnics with your family, friends, and loved ones. Also known as Sajjan Niwas Garden, Gulab Bagh has various roses and is the largest garden in Udaipur over 100 acres. 

Various trees are on the premises, like mango, litchi, guava, jamun, wood apple, jackfruit, Karachi lime, jasmine, dawood, citron, camper, karonda, etc. Also, it has a zoo and is home to many animal species like Black Leopards, ostriches, zebra, deer, etc. 

That’s not all! There are other attractions like Navlakha Mahal, Saraswati Library, Kamal Tala, Victoria Hall Museum, etc.

  • Location: Gulab Bagh, Bapu Bazaar Road, Udaipur
  • How to reach: Visit Gulab Bagh via the airport or railway station by taxi, auto, or private car. 
  • Ticket charges: The entry fee is 25 INR, 5 INR are Zoo visit charges,  Camera Fee is 15 INR
  • Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM

Also Read: Gulab Bagh- A Rose Paradise of Udaipur

4. Manik Lal Verma Park

 Manik Lal Verma Park Picnic Spots in Udaipur

As we know, Udaipur is surrounded by beautiful Aravalli Hills and has about 7 Man-made Lakes. Manik Lal Verma Park is beside Doodh Talai which makes it the best picnic spot in the city. The lush greenery, statues, and fountains will blow your mind, especially on rainy days. You can enjoy boating, night music, and light shows every day.

  • Location: Manik Lal Verma Park, Lake Pichola, Near Doodh Talai, Udaipur
  • How to reach: From the Airport and the Railway Station, Dudh Talai is 23 km from each other.
  • Ticket charges: 20 INR per person, Children 10 INR, Foreigner 30 INR
  • Timings: 9 AM to 10 PM, Musical Fountain Show at 7 PM during summers, 6.30 PM in winters

5. Saheliyon ki Bari

Saheliyon ki Bari Picnic Spots in Udaipur

If you wish to see a Royal Setup of the 18th Century, come to Saheliyon Ki Bari. It’s a magnificent garden and tourist destination built by Maharana Sangram Singh and is one of the best picnic spots in Udaipur. The vibrant flower beds, kiosks, marble elephants, lotus pool, pavilions, and fountains, are too good to spend quality time with family and friends.

  • Location: Saheliyon Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Near Science Museum, Panchwati, Udaipur
  • How to reach: It is 22 km from the Airport and about 3 km from Udaipur Railway Station. Hire a rented car or any public transport.
  • Ticket charges: 10 INR Indians, 50 INR Foreign Visitors
  • Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Best Time to Visit: September to March

6. Pratap Park

 Pratap Park Picnic Spots in Udaipur

Named after Late Shri Pratap Bhandari, Pratap Garden is a new destination to chill in Udaipur Wonderland near Lake Pichola. It covers 1.37 acres of land and contains beautiful plantations, including lovely mogra. It also has a sculpture of I Love Udaipur with a Lake view behind it. Made with eco-friendly materials like recycled tiles, solar panels, etc., it features an open gym, acupressure walking track, and mechanical structures. 

  • Location: Pratap Park, Southern Banks, Lake Pichola, Udaipur
  • How to reach: You can reach here via bus, cab, or auto
  • Ticket charges: Free
  • Timings: 24 Hours

7. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park Picnic Spots in Udaipur

There is a statue of Pandit Deendayal at the center of the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Garden, built by the Urban Improvement Trust UIT of Udaipur in 2004. Every evening, a musical show is held here to attract tourists and children. The best time to visit here in the evening is to watch the sunset surrounded by hills, the perfect setting for asking someone out.

  • Location: Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park, Pichola, Udaipur
  • How to reach: Via auto, cab, two-wheeler or local buses
  • Ticket charges: 5 INR
  • Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM

8. Jungle Safari Park Udaipur

Jungle Safari Park Udaipur Picnic Spots in Udaipur

The last on our list is the Jungle Safari Park of Udaipur. Inaugurated in 2012, it is a famous tourist attraction for animal lovers and adventure sports. The southwest view of Lake Pichola via this safari is worth it. If you love to do something different and want to explore Udaipur’s flora and fauna on a trip, you must go for the ride.

  • Location: Jungle Safari Park, Pichola, Udaipur
  • How to reach: Via auto, cab or two-wheeler
  • Ticket charges: 30 INR per person
  • Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Best Time to Visit: Monsoon, because you can walk and enjoy nature in this area during the rains.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Mansapurana Karni Mata Ropeway
  • Lake Pichola
  • Fateh Sagar Lake
  • City Palace
  • Bagore Ki Haveli
  • Sajjangarh Palace ( Monsoon Palace)

Pro tip: 

Remember to take water bottles, and light snacks with you. However, all these places have restaurants and food courts nearby but it is always good to enjoy a home-cooked meal when you are on a picnic. A light canopy or umbrella is also a good idea if visiting Udaipur picnic spots during the monsoon season. Wear comfy and non-slip shoes. Keep an eye on your children. Safety first!

Also Read: Beautiful Gardens of Udaipur


Udaipur offers a fantastic variety of picnic spots, catering to different preferences. Whether you seek tranquility by the lake, adventure in a wildlife sanctuary, or a fun-filled day at a water park, there’s something for everyone.

Consider factors like desired activities, amenities, and the time of year (especially during monsoon season) when making choices. Due to the monsoon, outdoor activities are unavailable, so you can even book a day picnic resort near Udaipur

Experience a perfect picnic in the romantic city! 

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