When it comes to romantic getaways, you cannot possibly go wrong with Udaipur. With a gorgeous natural setting that justifies the 'most romantic' epithet aptly, the city is blessed with majestic views, serene lakes and beautiful sunsets.
Udaipur has been ranked as the most romantic place in India and rightfully so. Also considered as the 'Venice of the East', Udaipur has actually managed to beat the original Venice City in the list of 'Top romantic cities'. Udaipur is surrounded by the Aravali range of mountains with many connected lakes acts as a picturesque destination that attracts several tourists, mostly lovey-dovey couples.
They say ‘Love is always in the air in the city of lakes’, and after reading this article, we assure you that you’ll book a Udaipur Trip.
The reason why you should visit Udaipur:
Udaipur is blessed with moderate weather; it is never too hot, rainy, humid or cold in the city of lakes. Every weather in Udaipur serves as ideal weather for romancing with your loved one. You can watch the clouds together and adore the monsoon beauty of the city. Talking about winters, winters are considered as the on-season for tourists in Udaipur. The city experiences most number of tourist visitors in the winter season; whereas summers are considered as off-season and cheap for tourists.
Everyone adores the royal touch; you can have your own Mewar royal experience by visiting the grand palaces built by the late rulers of the city. Palaces in Udaipur include City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace and Lake Palace. City Palace and Monsoon Palace (Sajjangarh) have been transformed into public tourist locations whereas Lake Palace and Fateh Prakash Palace are converted into 5-star hotels by the present Mewar Custodian.
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Rooftop lakeside binge
As Udaipur is renowned as ‘The City of Lakes’, therefore there are various restaurants situated near the lakes offering an ideal date location. You can have an exclusive candle-light dinner in a lakeside restaurant and enjoy the ambience along with the brewing romance.
If your partner and you enjoy shopping, this city has a lot to offer. A variety of things to buy in Udaipur are available, you can shop either the famous handicrafts or your favourite brands from various stores. The handicrafts shopping can be executed near the City Palace in several parts of the old city, whereas other branded products can be bought from malls in Udaipur including Celebration Mall, Lakecity Mall etc.
Music as a Cultural Heritage
Udaipur hosts several cultural programs that reflect the rich and vibrant culture of Rajasthan, and it is believed that dance & music bring two souls together. Enjoy the performances and even join them with your dancing partner. We recommend you to attend a cultural show together and enjoy the feel of authentic music. Cultural shows in Udaipur can be found in City Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal and Shilpgram.
Lakes of the ‘Lakecity’
The lakes of Udaipur are beautiful and serve as a romantic location to chill with your beloved. Visit any lake including Pichola Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Badi Lake and sit on the lakeshore with your partner holding hands. Prescribed lakeshores to chill: Rani Road, Walkways of Fateh Sagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Badi Lake.
Tip: Take a short walk on the lakeside walkway with hands clutched together.
Get photos clicked
Who doesn’t crave cute couple pictures? Well, Udaipur is the place for you. There are several locations for having romantic photoshoots including various lakeshores, ghats, palaces, and natural spots among others. You can also have an exclusive pre-wedding shoot by professional photographers of Udaipur.
Suggested locations: Ambrai Ghat, Gangaur Ghat, Rani Road, Peepliya Ji, Fateh Sagar Lake, Moti Magri, Sajjangarh (Monsoon Palace), City Palace and Badi Lake.
Romantic Packages offered by Hotels
Various hotels in Udaipur offer special packages for couples, which include special suits for stays and date-setups. You can ask the hotel staff to arrange an ideal date set up exclusively for you. Hotels like Leela Palace, Lake Palace, Oberoi Udaivilas have a variety of customized romantic packages to choose from.
The pleasurable sunsets
Watch the sun immersing in the lakes along with your partner. They say Rajasthan’s sunsets are extremely enchanting, experience it yourself. Suggested locations to enjoy sunsets: Moti Magri (The Pearl Hill), Monsoon Palace (Sajjangarh), Rani Road, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lakeside restaurants, Ambrai Ghat, Gangaur Ghat, Pratap Park, Rajiv Gandhi Park, Badi Lake, Peepliya Ji, Chandani Village, etc.
Ideas for date detups in Udaipur
As the most romantic place in India, Udaipur offers several date ideas.
Motor Boat Ride: Take a short/long motorboat ride in the Fateh Sagar Lake with your loved one and experience the speedy wind increasing the love quotient. Let the wind gush through your face and create a romantic aura. The bookings of the motorboat ride can be done at the Fateh Sagar Lake before Sunset.
Tip: Wear safety life jackets as safety is more important than romance!
Hire a car or motorbike and drive on the sleek lakeside roads of Udaipur with your partner, as long drives have been proven to be the best romantic date for many people. Suggested locations: Rani Road, Fateh Sagar Road, Badi Lake. Don’t forget to wear helmets/seatbelts.
Hot Air Balloon Ride:
If you haven’t proposed to your beloved yet, take her on the hot air balloon ride and present her/him a ring in the air; and if you’ve already proposed to her/him, do it again, there is nothing enough that we can do for love. Book your ride from skywaltz.com.
You can do the sightseeing of Udaipur via helicopter ride just like the ‘Yash Chopra movies’, experience the aerial view of the Lakecity and let the romancing be intact.
How to Travel
Udaipur can be easily reached from all major cities in the region. It has the Maharana Pratap International Airport Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport which is just 22km east of the city.
Domestic airlines like Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways and SpiceJet connect the city to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport to the city is the Maharana Pratap International Airport which is just 22km to the east of Udaipur.
Udaipur Railway Station connects the city with major Indian destinations such as Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur and Mumbai, among others. Trains such as Mewar Express, Annanya Express, Gwalior-Udaipur Express and Chetak Express run on a daily basis connecting the city with Ahmadabad, Sealdah and Ajmer. Once you reach the station, you can hire an auto-rickshaw or take one of the many city buses or taxis to get down in the city.
Let us know about your holiday in Udaipur or your romantic tale that brewed in Udaipur in the comment section below.