Lake Pichola, Udaipur

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Explore several islands and historic sites at Lake Pichola, an expansive artificial body of water navigable by local boats. Created in the 14th century by the area's ruling clan, the lake features plenty of points of interests and it provides the backdrop to both the famed City Palace and a luxury hotel. Wander around the area to observe busy ghats and wealthy homes, or view the lake from atop the water by hopping aboard a local tour boat with a guide. Arrange your visit to Lake Pichola and discover more family-friendly attractions in Udaipur using our Udaipur travel itinerary planner.
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  • Great views within a relaxing environment. Had a drink in the restaurant which was a nice experience with the water lapping outside the glass  more »
  • If you are in Udaipur you are sure to visit lake Pichhola but it is on you on what you would like to do once there.. it is needless to say that it is a beautiful lake and the lake has two main islands...  more »
  • Across the Lake in order to understand the wealth and power was enhanced. Today many hotels are being built on the shores of the Lake. Nice to visit this island and drink at but insanely expensive to eat at the restaurant.
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You can find both budget and luxury accommodations for your stay in Udaipur, a city especially famous for its heritage hotels. High-end and budget-friendly lodgings cluster in the old town area, near the City Palace, and around Lake Pichola, where you can have scenic waterfront views. Mid-range options include traditional "haveli" townhouses, often boasting distinct architecture and design styles, and cozy guesthouses with peaceful outdoor areas.
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