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Sonali Agrawal

Reasons to visit Udaipur in Monsoon

The monsoon has come to India, bringing relief from the blistering heat. We adore the tipper-tapper! 

As we say goodbye to the summers— We wish to travel to picturesque areas where we can spend quality time with our family while remaining secure. We usually opt for winter to visit vacation spots, but did you realize that every city has a unique perspective? Each metropolis has its atmosphere, and each season emphasizes a few eccentric spots that modify the city’s vibe. So, let us look at the Monsoon Palaces in Udaipur.

Udaipur is at its finest during the monsoon season. It is safe to go because there are no hills or riverfront. The Aravalli’s beauty is at its height during the monsoon season, which lasts from June to September.

Udaipur, India’s most romantic city, beckons you to come here with your loved one. There are several more reasons why Udaipur is one of the best destinations to visit during the monsoon season. 

Places to visit in Udaipur in Monsoon:

Let us unbox you the details of where you should visit during this rainy season. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, we will brief you on the ideal spots for picnics, retreats, and quality time. You may thank us afterward!

Sajjangarh Palace- The Monsoon Palace

A stunning fort, Sajjangarh Palace, is around 5 km from the city center. It is also known as Udaipur’s Monsoon Fort. During the monsoon season, the fort’s surrounding region is covered with lush foliage, providing an awe-inspiring vista.

Clouds moving from the fort were enjoyed during the Mewar Kingdom. It seems like it came straight out of a fairy tale. Visit the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, which is close to the palace, while you are in the area. 

How to reach: Taxi, Auto or Bus
Location: Sajjangarh Palace, Kodiyat, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Opening and closing time: 9 AM to 5 PM 
Ticket price: 110 INR for Indians and 300 INR for foreigners
Nearby attractions: Sajjangarh Biological Park, Fateh Sagar Lake

Ubeshwar Ji

The temple of Ubeshwar Ji is devoted to Lord Shiva. It is 15 km from Udaipur. Rajputs and Bhil tribes call it home. It is an unusual sight to see during the monsoon season. The trip to this location is much more lovely. Climbing a mountain at a high altitude is thrilling, as is enjoying the beauty of nature, blowing wind, and misty clouds.

How to reach: Reach here by taking a right from Rampura Chauraha. Use Google Maps, and your destination will be in 25 mins.
Location: Ubeshwar Ji, Kundal
Opening and closing time: 24 hrs 
Ticket price: No tickets
Nearby attractions: Peepliya Ji

Keleshwar Ji

Keleshwar Mahadev Ji is another lesser-known attraction in the city. It is also a famous Shiva shrine among the locals. It is packed during the monsoon season because Shravana Maas is devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. People gather here to seek blessings and to take in the scenery. It’s 30 kilometers from Udaipur and 10 km from Ubeshwar Ji. This temple is also well-known for the Keleshwar Waterfalls. You are immersed in nature as you travel through a beautiful green valley. This area is unspoiled, with nothing but lush nature.

How to reach: It is located on the Nathdwara and Udaipur highways. You can hire a taxi or take your private vehicle. It is well connected, so you will not have any issue reaching here. You can even take a government bus.
Location: Borao Ka Khera, Udaipur 
Opening and closing time: 24 hrs 
Ticket price: No tickets
Nearby attractions: Nathdwara 

Rayta Hills

Rayta Hills may interest you if you enjoy riding along serpentine routes. It is surrounded by mountains, valleys, and little green hillocks, which appear spectacular during the rainy season. Seeing the countryside from this vantage point is one of the best things you’ve ever done. It is positioned on a hill, and you must hike a little to get a panoramic view of Udaipur’s rear. It is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur during the monsoon.

How to reach: Take a car or a bike as it is a steep road, and you might feel discomfort. Reach here from Rampura Chauraha to Kodiyat and follow google maps.
Location: Rayta Rd, Kodiyat, Udaipur, Rajasthan 
Opening and closing time: 24 hrs 
Ticket price: 10 INR parking charges for the car
Nearby attractions: Nil

Lake Pichola

Boating in Udaipur during the rainy season sounds fun, right? It is a well-known tourist destination known for spectacular sunsets. It looks fantastic while it is raining outdoors. It’s raining, and you’re on a boat with your beau. How appealing? That is why Udaipur is known as India’s most romantic city— Magnificent architecture, gardens, palaces, and breathtaking vistas.

How to reach: It is situated in the city center. You have many options. From auto to bus, everything is available at affordable rates.
Location: Lake Pichola
Opening/ closing time: 9 AM to 6 PM, All Days, For boating timings, is from 10 AM to 5 PM
Ticket price: Boating price ranges from 150 INR to 300 INR as per boat options
Nearby attractions: Saheliyon Ki Bari, City Palace, Jag Mandir, Bagore Ki Haveli, etc

Fateh Sagar Lake and Nehru Garden

A man-made lake with a garden in the middle is one-of-a-kind. Especially when you realize it was constructed a century ago. The lake is surrounded by hills, with an oval-shaped park known as Nehru Park in the midst. It also features a sun observatory within the garden. A boat is required to get there. The flower gardens, water bodies, and picturesque hills are all perfect.

How to reach: You can arrive at Nehru Garden via boast rides run by the government or private agencies. 
Location: Fateh Sagar Lake Rd 
Opening/ closing time: 8 AM to 6 PM 
Ticket price: No tickets for the lake, 15 INR for children and 30 INR for adults ( Nehru Garden)
Nearby attractions: Sukhadia Circle Fountain, Maharana Pratap Smarak, Under the Sun Aquarium

City Palace

Located next to Lake Pichola, City Palace has stunning architecture. It is a hybrid fort of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. During the monsoons, its majesty amplifies by the courtyard and garden. The terrace offers a panoramic view of Lake Pichola. It is more beautiful when it rains because it adds to the lively atmosphere.

How to reach: Reach here via taxi, bus, or auto. It is just 750 meters from the old city.
Location: Old City, Udaipur 
Opening/ closing time: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM 
Ticket price: 300 INR for adults, 100 INR for children up to 18 Years, Camera charges 250 INR
Nearby attractions: Lake Pichola, Gulab Baag and Zoo, Heritage Walk, Vintage Car Museum, Jagdish temple

Things to do in Udaipur in Monsoon:

Don’t forget to savor the city’s excellent cuisine throughout your planned vacation. Corncob, Pakode, Bread-Bada, Chai, Pyaaz ki Kachori, of course, Laal Maas, Dal Baati Churma, and Gatte Ki Sabzi should all be on your menu. After all, no vacation is complete without delicious meals.

Spend your evenings on the shores of Lake Pichola. You’ll like the water dripping on your face. Boating here costs between 150 and 250 INR. 

Apart from the above spots, there are a few others that are must-see during the monsoon season:

Ambrai Ghat
Saheliyon Ki Bari
Nandeshwar Ji
Badi Lake
Jhameshwar Ji
⦁ Ganesh Tekri
Kundeshwar Mahadev Ji
⦁ Kavita Village

What should you bring on your Udaipur Monsoon Trip?

Identity cards, a high-quality camera, a waterproof bag, nonslip shoes, a raincoat or umbrella, light clothing, and some medical supplies are all recommended.

Remember that although rain is wonderful, certain areas may become slick. Take precautions, and don’t leave your youngsters behind. Carry as much cash as you can. Always get accommodation with a lake view and organize your vacation as soon as feasible.

The Bottom Line

What comes next? Begin packing your luggage for a trip to the city of Lakes. Sip coffee with your loved ones while enjoying the rain at lake view cafés and make memories. Capture the moment and post it on Instagram. Don’t forget to tell us about your experience! 

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