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7 Amazing Picnic Spots Near Udaipur

Udaipur is famous for its lakes, palaces, royal residences, natural beauty, and beautiful gardens. But, did you know that Udaipur has also an entourage of well-known and unseen waterfalls? Yes, you read that correctly! Udaipur has some magnificent waterfalls that are never left unattended by locals. Having said that, if you are planning a trip to Udaipur we highly recommend you to plan it during the rainy season if you want to spend a decent amount of time at any of the nearby waterfalls.

Visiting Udaipur in the monsoon season would unveil its distinct beauty, with flora in its purest form, waterfalls cascading downstream, adding a magnificent touch, and, on top of that, the weather adds romance and fun to the atmosphere. In this article we have enlisted a few waterfalls that you may see when in Udaipur.

Best picnic spots near Udaipur

1.) Tidi Dam


One of the most popular and convenient picnic spot for the locals and tourists is the Tidi Dam. A perfect place to go, especially during the monsoon season. It has a unique natural scenery, where you may appreciate the beauty in its natural state. Although there is no natural waterfall at this location, the water pouring from the dam creates the illusion of one, and you may enjoy the place with your friends and family.

Location: 36 Km away from Udaipur and takes almost an hour to reach here.

2.) Ubeshwar Ji


Another paradise during the rainy season is Ubeshwar ji. The Aravali mountain range surrounds Ubeshwar Ji, with water gushing and flowing across it. It is essential to visit this location during the rainy season. Here you will locate Lord Shiva’s temple, where you may relax and enjoy the scenery, making it an ideal picnic site. There is also a pond with little fish where you may relax and enjoy the scenery.

Location: Approx. 22 Km from Udaipur and takes around ½ hour to reach there.

3.) Nandeshwar Ji Temple and Dam


Although this is a holy place, it is also a popular picnic spot for residents and visitors from all over the world. Though there are not many waterfalls here, you can surely see water streaming from a neighboring temple after a few rain showers. You can also find a wishing well. You may spend your time admiring the natural splendor, and the running water makes it ideal for a monsoon picnic.

Location: Approx. 15 km away from Udaipur and takes less than ½ hour to reach here.

4.) Menal Waterfall

Menal Falls is a 150-foot natural waterfall in the Menal town. This is the ideal location for a picnic, as it is rich in natural wonders as well as 11th century building sites and temples. You may go bird watching and explore neighboring attractions while visiting Menal waterfall.

Location: Approx 195 km away from Udaipur and takes around 2.5 hours to reach here.

5.) Thoor Ki Paal


Locals and tourists who like being in the presence of nature frequently visit this place. Thoor ki Pal is a popular monsoon destination that is located in the Thoor village. It is an absolute treat to the eyes and the soul where you can find peace and serenity alongside the waterfall in this wonderfully beautiful and tranquil area. If you intend to visit this gorgeous site, we recommend that you dress comfortably, bring enough of food, and bring plenty of water because this spot is located in a local hamlet and there are no large eateries around.

Location: Approx. 11 km away from Udaipur and takes less than ½ hour to reach at this place.

6.) Kundeshwar Mahadev

Kundeshwar Mahadev is one of the oldest temples of Udaipur where Lord Shiva is worshipped. The deity Lord Shiva’s idol, as well as idols of the other gods placed in the temple, are centuries old. This temple is highly respected, and the worshippers have great belief in the gods worshipped here. It is a must-see location during the monsoon season to get the spectacular views of the waterfall.

Location: Approx. 7 km via airport road or Udaipur Chittorgarh Road.

7.) Bagheri Ka Naka

Bagheri ka Naka is yet another one of the most beautiful waterfalls located near Udaipur. It is an excellent location to visit during the monsoon season. It is a small dam situated in the Rajsamand district, 50 kilometres away from Udaipur. The area is a visual treat for photographers, with the picture-perfect background provided by the lush green Aravali hills. When it rains and the dam overflows and the area typically gets swamped by people. Moreover, it is positioned along the Udaipur-Kumbhalgarh Road, which is a charming location in itself, where you can see clouds caressing the mountains thereby making it an ideal location for a family vacation.

Location: Approx. 50 Km from Udaipur which takes more than an hour to reach this location.

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Scenic Places near Udaipur you can Visit in a Day: Part 2

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For every noteworthy vacation, prepossessing places are needed. Vacations lend us stories to be shared at every chance that comes by. In several instances, when we feel drained from emotions, that is the cue for a day trip. Scenic beauty, sweet weather, sensational company, and scrumptious memories; everything that makes your holiday smooth.

To continue the list of places to visit near Udaipur within 200km, this article lists seven more such places. All of the below-mentioned places are almost or a bit more at a distance of two hours.

Ubeshwar Ji Mahadev 

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It is one of those places that changes its composure when it’s the time for the grey sky to pour its adoration on the earth. The pond here, with a canvas of great Aravalli range, makes for the fulfillment of the fanatism for picturesque in you. Let the temple here purify your soul.

Ubeshwar Ji is at a distance of 22km (55 minutes) from Udaipur.


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Alsigarh is one of the few fortunate places, as it hasn’t been touched by humanity. It’s also one of those unexplored places in Udaipur.  The colors of nature are mesmerizing here with green canvasing across majestically and sky delightfully complimenting everything in its peripheries. Plan a day here to relish. There is also a camping festival happening in its vistas.

Alsigarh is at a 30 km of distance from Udaipur.

Jawai Leopard Camp Pali 

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An awesomely adventurous place for safari, camping, and hooting in the dark. It’s also called ‘Leopard Hills’ and ‘Village of Leopards’. There are several luxurious camps here where you can extend your trip. It would make a trip filled with awe, leopards, and scenic views. 

Distance between Udaipur and Jawai Leopard camp Pali is almost 2 hours.

Badi Lake 

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Not many folks know but it’s one of the most beautiful lakes of Udaipur. You can also opt for trekking here to put zing into your day trip. It is a bewitchingly scenic lake with mountains on all four sides. Early in the morning, the mist can be seen trickling down the mountains and it makes for a romantic foggy time.

It is 12km away from Udaipur

Kamalnath Ji Mahadev 

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It’s famously believed that King Ravana from Ramayana made a sacrifice to Lord Shiva by cutting off his head. The temple is antiquely built with several centuries of stories added. It is one of the must-visit places in Udaipur.

It’s at a distance of 66km from Udaipur. 


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Rayta hills is another place that only a few individuals know about. Spend a whole day here absorbing the positivity diffusing from nature. It’s a village with only 650 people living in it. Every now and then, we need silence even from our thoughts. The lush green hills of Rayta will awaken the depth in you.

Rayta is at a 19 km (47 minutes) distance from Udaipur. 

Chhatra Sagar 

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The bliss of staying in a tent that’s overlooking a kind of scene that can’t be defined in this writing. Write your own definition for the purity in the beauty of this place. You can also extend your trip to stay in those luxurious tents beside an artificial reservoir. The food here is excellent with ages of perfection added to it. It’s wise to plan a two – three days trip here as it is a bit far from Udaipur.

Chhatra Sagar is at a distance of 244km (4 hours 22minutes) from Udaipur.

Plan a calming day trip at any of these places. For more such gorgeous places read part 1 of this article.