Weekend Getaways from Udaipur
With the backdrop of pristine lakes, Udaipur is perfect for a romantic setting. But, when the tranquility of the city becomes part of every day, a change of sight may be more than deserved. A lot of cities around are perfect weekend getaways from Udaipur.
- JodhpurWith most of its houses painted in vivid shades of blue, the city of Jodhpur is rightly called the Blue City. Jodhpur is best visited in the winter months of November to February. The Marwar festival is held every year in the month of Ashwin (between September and October) and is a great experience for the whole family. The Mehrangarh Fort is a place that will be enjoyed by young adults.
Jodhpur is about 260 km from Udaipur by road. Frequent trains also run between the two cities.
- AhmedabadIf you are tired of visiting the same tourist places near Udaipur, head to Ahmedabad. The Sabarmati Ashram is a must visit for everyone who comes to Ahmedabad, especially elders of the family. A great educational experience for kids will be a visit to the Dada HariVav (Stepwell) to see the practice of water conservation. Kankaria Lake is another interesting spot brimming with exciting activities like laser shows and hot air balloon rides. The best time to visit this city is from November to February.
Ahmedabad is around 262 km away from Udaipur and it takes about 5 hours in a car to reach there.
- Mount AbuYou can’t talk about Udaipur weekend getaways and forget Mount Abu, which is the only hill station in Rajasthan. Drawn by the diverse flora of the region, this hill station is popular throughout the year. Nakki Lake has great stories attached to it. It is believed to be dug using bare hands. This spot will be enjoyed by the young ones of the family. Older people would like to visit the Dilwara Temple, which offers a perspective into the Jain culture.
Mount Abu is about 160 km from Udaipur and typically takes 3 hours by car.
Break the monotony of going to the same spots again and again and check out these interesting places to visit near Udaipur for your next weekend.