Udaipur awaits! Check out this two-day itinerary for the best sights, bites, and experiences!

Udaipur awaits! Check out this two-day itinerary for the best sights, bites, and experiences!

Only 250 km from Ahmedabad, Udaipur is a perfect weekend getaway option.

Udaipur, the enchanting City of Lakes is a well-known travel destination. Offering a regal experience of Rajasthan, this city boasts majestic palaces, serene lakes, and local flavors.

The best part is that it's less than 5 hours drive from Ahmedabad. So, if you're planning a weekend getaway, there can't be a better place than this! And if you're wondering what to do and where to go, we have got a perfect two-day itinerary for you! 

Day 1: Heritage and cultural exploration

Begin your day by immersing yourself in the rich history of Udaipur at the City Palace. Marvel at the exquisite architecture, intricate carvings, and enjoy panoramic views of Lake Pichola. Don't forget to visit the City Palace Museum, where you can delve into the royal heritage of of the region.

After the City Palace, head to Jagdish Temple, an architectural gem dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Explore the temple's intricately carved pillars and take a stroll through the nearby market. The market offers a vibrant mix of traditional Rajasthani handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs.

For lunch, treat yourself to authentic Rajasthani cuisine at local favorites like Natraj Dining Hall or Ambrai Restaurant. Don't miss the opportunity to taste Dal Baati Churma, a quintessential Rajasthani dish.

In the afternoon, unwind with a boat ride on the serene waters of Lake Pichola. Admire the breathtaking views of the City Palace, Jag Mandir, and the surrounding hills. After the boat ride, visit Bagore ki Haveli, a historic mansion showcasing a museum with an impressive collection of artifacts, traditional costumes, and cultural exhibits.

End your day with dinner at one of the restaurants overlooking Lake Pichola. The Ambrai Ghat area offers a picturesque setting, creating a perfect ambiance to relish your dinner.

Day 2: Street food, shopping spree, and cultural delights

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at a local street food stall. Try traditional Rajasthani breakfast items like Kachori, Samosa, and Jalebi.

Visit the bustling Clock Tower area, surrounded by vibrant markets. Explore the numerous bazaars, such as Bada Bazaar and Hathi Pol Bazaar, known for their diverse offerings, including textiles, jewelry, and handicrafts. If time permits, take a short trip to Bahubali Hills for panoramic views.

Indulge in Udaipur's famous street food for lunch. Try Mirchi Bada, Pyaaz Kachori, and the local favorite, Makhaniya Lassi. The streets around the Clock Tower and Jagdish Temple are dotted with excellent street food stalls.

Dedicate the afternoon to shopping for souvenirs and traditional Rajasthani items. Pick up colorful textiles, embroidered fabrics, handmade jewelry, and miniature paintings. Later in the day, visit Doodh Talab for a peaceful break, surrounded by nature.

Wrap up your Udaipur experience with a cultural show or traditional dance performance. Many venues around the city host performances showcasing the vibrant cultural heritage of Rajasthan. If time permits, visit Sajjan Garh Palace (Monsoon Palace) for panoramic sunset views, and conclude your day with a visit to Karni Mata Mandir for a spiritual experience.

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