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Lake Pichola

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Address: Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
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Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of...

Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Pichola Lake is enveloped by lofty Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and elevated hills on all its sides. In the southern part of this lake, there is a hill that is known as Machhala Magra and one can see glimpse of Eklinggarh Fort from here. The City Palace of Udaipur broadens along the eastern banks of this lake. Built by Jagat Singh, Mohan Mandir is situated in the north-east corner of Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola comprises several islands that accompany the calm waters of the lake. The world-renowned Lake Palace is perfectly located on the Jag Island of this tranquil lake. Even the Jag Mandir, another destination of tourists, is located on an island of this lake. Above all, a trip to Pichola Lake would be incomplete with a boat ride. The pristine blue waters of the lake leave a soothing impact on the spectator. At the time sun-set, a boat ride in this lake is sufficient to enthrall anyone.

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Full-Day Private Tour of Udaipur Including a Boat Ride in Lake Pichola
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US$ 71.25*
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Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur with Private Transport
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US$ 22.00*
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Private Walking Tour: Walk Into the Lives of Udaipur's Artisians

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Great little Cruise

We really enjoyed our little inexpensive lake cruise!! At only 250rp for foreigners and around 20minutes duration there is ample time to take in the lake sights. We sat towards... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our little inexpensive lake cruise!! At only 250rp for foreigners and around 20minutes duration there is ample time to take in the lake sights. We sat towards the stern with the helmsman in earshot. He was a very pleasant fellow and was very willing to point out places of interest and attempt to answer any questions posed!!... More 

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For boating, we went to Lake Pichola Municipal Boat Ride Point. This point is opposite the City Palace. The 2nd point for boating is on the City Palace side called Lal Ghat Boating Point. But, our cab driver told us that cars cannot go up to Lal Ghat boating point because that is situated in the old Udaipur city which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a boat ride during the sunset, it is mesmerizing and beautiful. If you have a budget constraint, go for government boating, it is much cheaper compared to the palace one. Boating in lake pichola during the sunset can be one of the most romantic moments for you and your partner.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a cool place at Udaipur "Lake pichola"!! Great sight seen!!! A must visit place to be at Udaipur. I took 30 minutes ride package on motor boat there at lake. Very soothing view and had a great experience. You will find an attractive view of architecture of City Palace, udaipur as well as sunset view from while boating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time doing boating at Lake Pichola, we took it from near to the city palace. it was a 20 min boat ride with only 7 people seating capacity. Views are great. we had got tickets for luxurious boat at Rs. 250 each.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well I recommend to take a boat in order to get some pics of the castle and everything. but the lake is just average, nothing special. Even tho the expensive hotels in the middle seem to be a very big waste of money

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this lake in the month of February 2017 and weather was pleasant. They offer a boat ride for this lake. You can pick from 2 options which are 1. Speed boat 2. Normal boat. I would suggest to go with normal boat since it will give more time in lake. Then you can enjoy the beauty of this... More 

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Mumbai, India
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Pls don't miss the last boating ride which offers the sunset through the mountains which can be seen from the lake. Absolutely serene and peaceful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake Pichhola adds serene beauty to the heart of historical Udaipur. The City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli and most of old Udaipur is walking distance from the Lake. To enjoy views of the lake sit a nearby restaurant or cafe or do a boat ride in the lake preferably in the evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You have a beautiful view of the lake and it's islands, the city palace and the entire city from the viewpoint up the hill. Don't leave right after the sunset but stay a while to see the palace and islands be lit up by beautiful lights. It's worth the extra hour wait!

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