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9 Best Weekend Getaways From Udaipur Which Cannot Be Missed

By Rajoo - May 28, 2020
Tazia Tower - Badal Mahal, Jaisalmer

A vacation to Rajasthan is a treat to the eyes, with its majestic forts and rich cultural heritage, these cities in Rajasthan have their own charm. One such beautiful city that can leave you awestruck is Udaipur. Udaipur is famous for its lakes and royal forts, hence it is called the ‘Venice of the East’. But the city is also known for perfect road trips. Read on further to know about the best weekend getaways from Udaipur.

Top 9 Weekend Getaways From Udaipur

When it comes to exploring the Rajputana heritage, Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and royal weekend getaways from Udaipur which cannot be missed.

  • Jaipur
  • Mount Abu
  • Jodhpur
  • Chittorgarh
  • Pushkar
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Jaisalmer
  • Kumbhalgarh
  • Bikaner

1. Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan
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Jaipur is one of the ideal weekend getaways from Udaipur and is renowned as the Pink city of India, for its amazing backdrops of the houses and a blend of various colours, this city feels like a living festival, not just that the city is known for its finest forts and magnificent architectural work and has a major influence on the Rajputana culture and also has a subtle touch of modernity, which attracts a lot of tourists around the world. Jaipur is 390 km from Udaipur.  The Main Attractions of Jaipur are Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and Sheesh Mahal.

2. Mount Abu

Mount Abu is one of the best weekend getaways from Udaipur amidst the beauty of nature. This hill station in Rajasthan is a peaceful retreat with arid lands and lush greenery. It is Settled amidst the beautiful peaks of the Aravali Hills and the place is located close to the border of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Apart from being a place for rejuvenation, this hill station is also a home for many pilgrimage sites. Mount Abu is 165 km from Udaipur. The Best Time To Visit Mount Abu is throughout the year. The Main Attractions of Mount Abu are Dilwara Jain temples, Nakki Lake, and Sunset Point.

3. Jodhpur

Jodhpur - Blue city
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Jodhpur is one of the famous weekend getaways from Udaipur. This place showcases the grandeur of the Rajput kingdom. Alongside the beautiful forts, there are lakes painted blue and holding the history of the rich heritage of Rajasthan. With the Thar-Desert located at the backdrop, this city has some of the best events of the past etched in the walls. Jodhpur is 250 km from Udaipur. The Main Attractions of Jodhpur are Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Theda, and Umaid Bhawan Palace. 

4. Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh brings out the best from Rajasthan. The royalty and the rich heritage of Rajasthan is reflected in the best way by the Chittorgarh city, which is also the inspiration behind the famous movie, Bahubali. The mainstream highlight of this city is the beautiful and famous Chittorgarh fort. The city was also once the capital of the Mewar Kingdom. Inside the royal fort, there are around 22 water bodies and also palaces and temples which will give a feeling of walking down a movie set. Chittorgarh is 120 km from Udaipur, one of the most ideal weekend getaways from Udaipur. The Main Attractions of Chittorgarh are Rana Kumbha Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, and Padmini Palace. 

5. Pushkar

Ghats on the Pushkar lake, Rajasthan
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Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India and is often addressed as the pilgrimage city of the country. Throughout the year, people come from far to be part of the famous Pushkar Mela. This is an annual festival that takes place in Pushkar and the travellers get the true festivity vibe from this royal state. The city is also famous for the Pushkar lake which is the mainstream highlight of all this city. Pushkar is 280 km from Udaipur. The Main attractions of Pushkar are Pushkar Lake and Jagatpita Brahma Temple.

6. Ranthambore National Park

Rajasthan is not just known for its forts and monuments but has a lot more to offer to its visitors. One such offering is The Ranthambore national park, one of the best long weekend getaways from Udaipur. Perfect for all the nature and wildlife lovers. This national park is a home to many endangered and exotic species which includes flora and fauna. Ranthambore National Park is 410 km from Udaipur. 

7. Jaisalmer

Bada Bagh Jaisalmer
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Jaisalmer is known as the gateway to the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer portrays the rusted history of Rajasthan. Tourists get attracted to this place majorly due to its yellow stone architecture and also the Jaisalmer fort. The city is so welcoming and has an extravagant culture to offer to its visitors. Jaisalmer is often addressed as the golden city of India due to its perfect blend of historic architecture and natural wonders. Jaisalmer is 490 km from Udaipur. The Main Attractions of Jaisalmer are Gadi Sagar Lake, Patwa Ki Haweli, and Jain Temple.

8. Kumbhalgarh

Kumbhalgarh has a rich history, Kumbhalgarh is also one of the cities which makes it one of the best short weekend getaways from Udaipur. Kumbhalgarh is famous for its beautiful forts reflecting the rich heritage of the Mewar Dynasty and magnificent architecture, this city majorly attracts tourists due to its history buffs. Kumbhalgarh is Surrounded by the Aravalli hills. Kumbhalgarh is 102 km from Udaipur. Main Attractions of Kumbhalgarh are Mahadeva Temple and Badal Mahal.

9. Bikaner

The Laxmi Niwas Palace, Bikaner, Rajasthan
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Bikaner is not just famous for its delicious snack but also is rich in history and cultural heritage. Hence it is a true paradise portraying the magnificent architecture and the rich heritage of the city, especially witnessing the surreal beauty of this Rajputana territory. making it one of the best weekend getaways from Udaipur. There are forts, temples, and museums which give a beautiful insight to the royalty which is still unspoiled after so many years. Bikaner is 485 km from Udaipur. Main Attractions of Bikaner are Junagarh Fort, Gajner Palace, and Lalgarh Palace.

Are you excited to explore Rajasthan at its best? So if you’re planning to visit Udaipur anytime soon, then these weekend getaways from Udaipur gives the perfect opportunity to enjoy a great time. Hence don’t miss out on these places and Check some of the best Rajasthan holiday packages and book your getaway now with Pickyourtrail. 

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