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Best Walking and Running Spots in Udaipur

Awareness about good health and fitness has been increasing rapidly from past few years in Udaipur and that is indeed very good for all of us. In the era of modernization, unhealthy food and laziness are not uncommon. It is important that we take care of ourselves and the key element to that is a good diet and exercise.

Jogging and running have been proved the best exercise for a human body. Running temporarily rev up your metabolism which in turn burns your calories for energy. Hence, it is important that you run regularly to keep yourself fit and healthy. Here, we have compiled a list of the best running and jogging places in the city where you can acquire the dream of keeping yourself away from obesity.


Gardens and Pal

Gulab Bagh

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This huge garden is widely known for its beauty and along with that a large number of people of all ages daily come here for running, exercise, Yoga, sports, etc. This is one of the biggest advantages here that you get a number of variants here whether you want to run on a concrete road or soil track, everything is available here.


Lake Fatehsagar

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The most preferent spot of all. People from all around the city come here for running, jogging and cycling in mornings and evenings. The fresh air coming from the direction of the Lake is one of the motivations that keep you going.


Rani Road

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If you are willing to run big time, then choose the track all the way from Fatehsagar to Rani Road that forms a complete lap. Mornings are usually the time when it is less crowded and ideal for your healthy and fit start of the day.



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Begin with Dudhtalai going all the way to Lake Pichola back and forth. It will give you a good view, some running companions and a few stalls and shops in case you feel thirsty or hungry after your running session.


Goverdhan Sagar Garden

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Goverdhan Sagar Garden is very convenient for people living in Hiranmagri sectors. It is a pal which overlooks entire Goverdhan Sagar and Panna Dhai ship which is why it is named after it. It is usually less crowded and will give you the peace and calm while you match your feet with the rhythm of your heartbeat.


Vivek Park, Sector 3

Another option for Hiranmagri residents. You will find people working out and doing yoga here in the morning as well as in the evening. The park has a small lap that will help you maintain your speed all the while.


Ram Leela Park, Sector 5

Ram Leela Park has a track on which you can run in peace away from the hustle bustle of the city. However, if you are looking for a large place for your work out, you might want to look up some other place.



Karni Mata temple

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The distance of this trek would be somewhere around 150 m from Din Dayal Upadhyay Park. You can go back and forth if you want to work out a bit more. And the best thing about the trek is when you reach the top of the hill, the gorgeous panoramic view of the city will be worth every single drop of sweat of yours. Both stairs and a slope is available to climb up to the temple. On weekends, Poha and tea are served by the devotees at the temple. So, your workout and breakfast are completely sorted on weekends here.


Neemuch Mata temple

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The distance of the trek is around 900 m and would serve you good if you are looking for a large distance. You will be enchanted by the view from the top of the hill which overlooks entire Fatehsagar Lake and some parts of the city. The best time to enjoy the trek would be early morning or evening as the sun would be a bit generous on you.



Running in the grounds listed below is absolutely free of cost. It provides you with a plain surface which would be the best option if running creates any kind of a pain in the legs. Running in the grounds creates less tension in the legs which will help you have a calm and comfortable run.


Gandhi ground

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Situated at the Chetak Circle, Gandhi ground would be a good option if you want to opt for a professional running.


BN College ground

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It has huge grounds appropriate for running as well as sports. One ground is equipped with basketball and football court.


MB college ground

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MB college ground is covered with grass rather than soil. If you want to run on a green ground then this is it for you.



Roads are the most convenient option if you do not have any ground or park around your home. But if you are opting to run on a road, make sure that you take all the safety measures for it. It is important that you choose a road which is less crowded and with less traffic. Because with vehicles moving all around the way, it doesn’t just become difficult to run but it becomes quite risky too. Also, run on the edges of the road and not the center and while you are running on a sharp turn decrease your speed a bit because you would not know what would be coming from the other end. Here are some roads that you might want consider on your next run.


Jungle Safari road

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Jungle Safari Road

If you are already on the track of Dudhtalai and Pichola and want to do some more exercise, head on towards the Jungle Safari Road. It is usually less crowded and will give you good space to run with trees and greenery on both sides.


Tiger Hills

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If you are a resident near to the area, consider running here once instead of going to Fatehsagar or Rani Road daily. The long stretches of usually empty roads and a small valley will give your leg a proper workout overall. On your way, you can also see Maharana Pratap’s huge statue at Pratap Gaurav Kendra.


Pannadhai road, Sector 14

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This road begins from right opposite to the Saras Parlour from where one can be able to reach Pannadhai Museum. It overlooks Goverdhan Sagar and meets with the main road near to Goverdhan Garden which can possibly be your next destination.


100 feet road, Sector 3

A road which has been constructed recently has a good amount of length and width pretty appropriate for your morning walk or run. But make sure you are pretty careful here as a number of small and large vehicles come here on a daily basis. It would be better if you choose this road in the morning time only and not the evening time.

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Golden Park, Udaipur

Commonly referred to as ‘The City of Lakes’, it seems like Udaipur city has got a new name for itself ‘the city of gardens’. The city has got some lush green gardens that appeal to the aesthetic sense of any viewer and a recent addition to its list of beautiful Parks is the ‘Golden Park’. The newly formed park is a neighbor to popular tourist attractions like ‘Jungle Safari’ and the famous ‘Pratap Park’.

The park was inaugurated on 23rd December by Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria. The mesmerizing garden is located at Sisarama road on the banks of Lake Pichola and is home to scenic hills, meadows, playgrounds and herbal garden.
Built with a budget of Rs. 46 Lakhs, the Park is spread around 2 hectares said to be a discovery of Home Minister Mr Gulab Chand Kataria.


One amazing fact about the park is that during sunset as the sun rays fall on the park, everything turns into shimmery gold and gives an enticing view. The park has become favorite among the localities as it offers pleasing view complimented with an eco-friendly environment. The park has been made keeping in mind the interest of children and for this purpose wooden sculptures of different species of animals have been placed in the park to amaze the children and to further increase their knowledge.


Major Attractions-

Selfie zone
Herbal garden
Adventure point
Walking track
Sunset point


Set against a backdrop of woodland, you will find a mix of formal and informal planting. This is good news for every Udaipurite as the city just added another feather in its cap. If you are a tourist in Udaipur, definitely visit this place.
Have you visited the ‘Golden Park’ yet? How was your experience? Do tell us. We would love to hear from you.

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Gardens and Parks in Udaipur

Udaipur is a beautiful and picturesque city; having a backdrop of the Aravali Ranges and so many lakes in the city. Apart from this, the city is lush green and offers a lot of places to hang out. Family outings or a kids’ day out, Udaipur has a lot of Gardens and Parks to celebrate a day. Here, we are listing the major gardens and parks in Udaipur.

Saheliyon Ki Bari (Garden of Maidens)

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The Garden of Maidens, better known as Saheliyon ki Bari this is one of the major and large gardens in Udaipur. It is a famous tourist spot as well. Built by Rana Sangram Singh during 1710 to 1734, it has many beautiful fountains, a famous lotus pool, and marble elephants that define the royal architecture of that era. As per the legend, the king presented this garden to his queen. The queen with her 48 maidens used to come here for a walk and for having a leisure time.

Gulab Bagh (Sajjan Niwas Garden)

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One of the largest gardens in Udaipur, Gulab Bagh spreads over 100 acres of land. It gets its name because of countless varieties of roses that it had. It was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh in 1850’s and hence it is also known as Sajjan Niwas Garden. It is a beautiful place away from the bustle of the city. The area is lush green and experiences cool temperatures. It previously had a zoo as well, which is not functional.

Rajiv Gandhi Park

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An addition to the parks in Udaipur, Rajiv Gandhi Park. It was built in memory of Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi; this garden was inaugurated on 8th may 2008. It is situated overlooking Fatehsagar Lake, near the end of Rani Road. It is a well-maintained garden with children’s park and a food court. There is a nominal entrance fee for this park.

Nehru Garden

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This beautiful island park, located in the middle of Fatehsagar Lake was inaugurated in 1967. This oval-shaped island covers an area of 41 acres and has a beautiful garden with a lily pond along with pyramid shaped water fountain which resembles Brindavan Garden of Mysore. The garden is accessible through a boat ride only.

Sajjangarh Biological Park

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Opened in the year 2015, this zoological park is developed over an area of 36 hectares, with a budget of 21.70 Crore rupees. It includes different varieties of birds and animals, which have been brought from different parts of the world. You can have a detailed knowledge of the Biological Park, Here.

Guru Gobind Singh Park

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Situated opposite to the periphery of the Fatehsagar Lake, Guru Gobind Singh Park is one of the oldest parks in Udaipur. Lately, an open gym was constructed in the park premises for public use. There are various swings, amusement, and recreational activities for the kids at the park. People of every age come to this park all round the day and experience beauty amidst the greenery.

Manikya Lal Verma Garden (Doodh Talai Garden)

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When you drive uphill to Karni Mata stairs, the Doodh Talai Garden starts. The garden was once a beautiful one and held various school picnics; was also a spot for family outings as well. There are various slides and swings for kids. The garden is huge and has various fountains in the course of the lush green pathways. Not just this, you can spot a large variety of flora there. Neatly manicured gardens are its beauty spot and attract a lot of people.

Pratap Park

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The latest addition to the list of parks in Udaipur is the Pratap Park, inaugurated in February 2017. It is located on the southern boundaries of Lake Pichola. The Pratap Park has become a new favorite spot for the youth of Udaipur and has a huge sculpture reading “I LOVE UDAIPUR” which is the main attraction of the park. Also, it has an open gymnasium.

Sanjay Garden

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It was built in the memory of late politician Sanjay Gandhi. The park is a spot of amusement for the local people living in that area. It gives an amazing view of the Lake Fatehsagar and you can spot some birds and ducks from the back side of this park as well.  It had a fountain in the middle of the park which is non-functional right now.

Moti Magri

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Moti Magri is located atop a hill near the Lake Fatehsagar and was constructed in the memory of Maharana Pratap. A bronze statue of Maharana Pratap and his horse Chetak is erected in the middle of the garden. The road to the main garden crosses several other small gardens built in the memory of various warriors and Rajput kings. It is a beautiful garden and has a nominal entry ticket to it.

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park (Musical Fountain Garden)

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Ideal for a family outing, the musical fountain garden was inaugurated in the year 2004. The place is quite peaceful and you can spend a lot of quality time with nature here. The gardens are well-manicured and a lot of people drop by this place to spend a nice evening, watching the sunset.

Vibhuti Park

Located at the hot-spot of Udaipur city, the Fatehsagar Paal is the Vibhuti Park.  Studded with lots of fountains, grass, and trees, this park is an ideal place for diving into nature. There is no entry ticket to this place, it was inaugurated in the year 2014. Not many people are aware of this place is often found bare or uninhabited.

Wolkem Garden

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One of the gardens in Udaipur is the Wolkem Garden which has gardens constructed in steps. The park is huge and has many amusement and recreational activities for the kids. The garden also has a lot of fountains and well-maintained lawns. The place is an ideal location for hosting school picnics and family outings.


Listed above are the major gardens and parks in Udaipur, in addition to these, there are various other small parks and gardens which add to the beauty of the city.

If you think any other park or garden must be added to this list, do share so that we can update the list.