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Lake Pichola

Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
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Full-Day Private Tour of Udaipur Including a Boat Ride in Lake Pichola
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Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur with Private Transport
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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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Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lake is quite nice, unique in India. The boat ride is pleasant, nice yet not too exiting. A must thing to do in Udaipur, yet not the nicest thing India has to offer.

Thank ashayovits
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit for a ROUND TRIP BOATING of the lake.It has excellent view of the City Palace and other surrounding areas.

Thank ashokmisra1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The lake shimmered on the February noon we were there. You can walk the perimeter of the lake or take a boat ride in it. There seems to be a VIP ride too, which costs quite a bit. Makes for good photo-ops.

Thank prpa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lake Pichola in the heart of Udaipur is home to the Taj Lake Palace. The grand Oberoi Udaivilas is also at the shores of this lake. A sunset cruise on Lake Pichola is a must do in any itinerary to Udaipur.

Thank Sudhakarpat
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is situated in the old city area,Lake Pichola created in the year 1362 AD,is an artificial fresh water lake, named after the nearby Picholi village. It had being built to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of the city and its neighborhood. Two...More

Thank naveenm246
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely, especially in the evening with the city lit up. Many restaurants along the water ranging in prices.

Thank 25harleya
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Artificial fresh water lake, created in 1362 .An early morning or evening boat trip highly recommended, great attraction for couples .

Thank inaya2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

One half hour boat trip on a noisy, smelly tourist barge on a polluted lake is not worth your time or your money. The views of the city and palace are good foto opportunities, but you will get better pictures from the wildlife sanctuary on...More

Thank ericdecooman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must visit palace in UDAIPUR. Very nice royal boating experience. The lake itself is pristine and beautiful.

Thank Gajendra R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lake Pichola defines Udaipur, no doubt about that. In the center of city this is one of the most beautiful man made lake in the world. Surrounded by City Palace and many luxury hotels like Lela palace and Oberon Udayvilas, this is great place for...More

Thank Anuj S
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Mayur S
21 June 2017|
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Response from shekhar67 | Reviewed this property |
Its 100 run by tour operator, see my review
Md Rashed U
23 May 2017|
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Response from Saif_Kaps | Reviewed this property |
Boats are available on the shore at prominently displayed boards.
Reshma K
19 December 2016|
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Response from Sarah E | Reviewed this property |
and for the timing, try your best to get the first boat at 9am, it takes around an hr or so, once you reach jagmandir get your quick photos and all the direction for the boat it will be dif from where you landed. the boat... More