Udaipur is known as the city of Lakes, and there is no question on this statement as the city has some amazing water bodies. And if you are interested in a boat ride in Udaipur, then you need to choose or enjoy a boat ride at “Lake Pichola and Fateh Sagar Lake”

Below we have shared all details on boat ride fare, some good restaurants etc.

1. Boat ride at Lake Pichola

boat ride at lake pichola udaipur

Lake Pichola is one of the oldest lakes in Udaipur, dating back to the time of Mahrarana Lakha (maharaja of Udaipur). It was constructed  by Picchu Banjara (architect of the lake). Later another Maharana of Udaipur, built the Udaipur city on this lake, just because of its beauty.

About Boat ride from Lake Pichola to Jag Mandir:

Jag Mandir is an Island at Lake Pichola, and many travellers plan a boat ride from the Lake to this island, which is also known as Lake Garden Palace. Here you will get to see a good view of Udaipur city.

The  architecture of Jag Mandir will definitely fascinate you, as this is a 3 story island built in the center of the lake, And it has Garden Courtyard, Gul Mahal ,Bara Patharon ka Mahal and Darikhana.

Best time for boat ride:

We always suggest to enjoy boat rides here during sunset or sunrise, as the lake water offers the best view of Udaipur city during this time.

Fare for boat ride:

Fare for adults is Rs.340, and for children its Rs. 170

Sunsets boat ride prices:

For adults is Rs. 560 and for child Rs.280.

What else one can do here apart from boat ride:

You can do a lot here apart from the boat ride, after the boat ride we advise you to eat in the cafe and restaurants on the banks of the lake.

Udaipur will never disappoint you in terms of food, you will get to see everything in restaurants and cafes from Rajasthani food to International cuisines and you also roam the local market here.

There are many other nearby places where you can visit:

Jagdish Temple, city palace of Udaipur, crystal gallery, sanctuary of birds, etc.

2. Boat ride at Fatehsagar Lake

fatehsagar lake udaipur rj

Fateh Sagar Lake is named after the king ,Maharana Fateh Singh.After that there was another Maharana of Udaipur (Maharana Swaroop Singh) who built a bridge to connect Fateh Sagar Lake and Pichola Lake.

Best time for boat ride:

You can visit Fateh Sagar Lake at any time of the day from 8am to 6pm. Here you can enjoy a boat ride till 4:30pm in the evening, which we paid for.

Fare for boat ride:

There is a charge of Rs 30 for the general public just to enter the lake area, For Motor boat Ride it’s Rs 200 for adults and for child Rs 100. For a Speed Boat ride it’s Rs 200 per person for a 30 minutes trip.

What else one can do here apart from boat ride:

There is so much to visit at Fatehsagar Lake apart from Boat ride. After you have enjoyed the  boat ride, visit the local market here and later sit at a restaurant or cafe, while enjoying the view of this city.

Apart from this,what else you can visit here is mentioned below:

Visit the Nehru Garden complex, Saheliyon ki bari which is quite famous in Udaipur and do spare some time to explore the City palace of Udaipur.

3. Boat ride at Dudh talai

Dudh talai lake Udaipur

About Dudh talai Lake:

Dudh Talai Lake means “River of Milk”. This lake was created in 1995 by the city council of Udaipur. This is the smallest lake but it’s very near to Lake Pichola. You can come here during sunrise and sunset to enjoy the boat ride and view here.

What else one can do apart from boat ride here:

Apart from boat ride ,you can enjoy many other things like horse and camel riding, & enjoy traditional Rajasthani food here with the amazing view of the lake.

There is also a garden named Deendayal Upadhyay park, which is the first garden musical fountain of Rajasthan & here you can enjoy the lights and music show. This is near Manikya Lal Verma Garden, which is another must visit place of dudh talai lake.

Apart from this, you can see other things nearby like Manikya Lal Verma Garden,The Ropeway, Shri Niwas palace, Fateh prakash palace, Watchtower, Rang sagar etc.

Timings of Dudh Talai Musical Garden:

This garden remains open throughout the week and the timing of its gate opening is from 9am to 10 pm. The timing of the musical fountain is 7pm in summer and 6:30pm in winter.

Entry fees of Dudh Talai Musical Garden:

For Indian adults is Rs 20 for children is Rs10, and for foreigner tourists is Rs 30 for each person.