Udaipur Lake being some famous lakes in India and has some great power that may ease you with all your tensions. The Udaipur city also is known as the city of Lakes. Lake Pichola, Jaisamand Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Rajasmand Lake are the names of the great lake in Udaipur.

With the superb surroundings along with boat rides on the lake and the nearby sanctuary where the migrant birds and animals take shelter has an amazing impact on everybody’s heart. Let’s come and visit the place, the heart of Rajasthan, Udaipur once in our lifetime.

Top 5 famous Udaipur Lake

Lake Pichola

lake pichola

Lake Pichola obtain its name from Pichola Village was inundated and Maharana Udai Singh distended the lake subsequent to founding the city. He built a stonework dam known as Badipol and which is now 4 km long and 3 km broad. This pleasing surrounds the Jag Niwas Island, Jag Mandir and the City palace fort expands along its eastern banks.

Lake Pichola Attraction

Lake Pichola is one of the most striking and pleasing lakes of Udaipur. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the biggest lakes of Udaipur. One can unquestionably say that if you see this, you would certainly fall in love with it. And the tour to Pichola is incomplete without a boat ride. The perfect blue waters leave a calm and peaceful impact on the viewer.

At the time of sunset, a boat ride in Lake Pichola mesmerized everyone visiting the place. The beauty of Pichola has attracted many tourists from the years and they enjoyed being there. Looks more enthralling with its beautiful environment. 

Lake Pichola is encircled with high-ceilinged Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and hills around its ambiance. Pichola consists of numerous islands that go along with the tranquil waters of the lake. The world-popular Lake Palace is rightly located on the Jag Island of this serene lake. Pichola more famous than other Udaipur Lake. 

Fateh Sagar Lake

fateh sagar lake

This pleasant Udaipur lake, delimited by hills and forests and woods was built by Maharana Jai Singh to the north of Lake Pichola. It is a mock lake dug up in 1678, rebuilt by Maharana Fateh Singh. Even though first and foremost constructed for irrigation reason, this water body has recently created a second chief basis of drinking water for the city of Udaipur.


The overflow rising from nearby hillocks drains into this lake. All along the eastern coastline runs a gorgeous meandering road which has a stone wall on the lake side-line. Fateh Sagar has got three important isles. The largest is urbanized into a civic park.

The second Isle is located on the northern side of Lake Pichola and has a fitting of solar observatory. The smallest isle on the western side near coast supports a jet fountain spray. However, numerous types of plants are found along the rising and falling roads and hillocks around this.

Udaipur Lake is the central point for social and financial activities of Udaipur people and every year, thousands of travelers from India and abroad come up to visit the ‘City of Lakes’. Yet this water body is having the acute scarcity of water occasionally due to very little rains. Fateh Sagar counted in one of the best Lakes in Udaipur Lake. 

Jaisamand Lake


Maharana Jai Singh is the one who had built this quaint replica lake. This Udaipur Lake is the second major lake in Asia. The lake has stylish step leading to the water and granite Chhatri (cenotaphs) and a miniature Shiv temple on its bank results the elegance of the lake. On each side are the palaces built for the king’s much-loved queens.

Located at a distance of 48 km from the city of Udaipur, Jaisamand is also known as Dhebar. Maharana Jai Singh built this in 1685. 


From the courtyard of the palace, you can have a look at the stunning view of the Jaisamand Lake. With the stunning location and calm waters, you can enjoy the boat ride to relax and lighten up. This offers a superb place to unwind and cheer up.

Jaisamand Lake is closer to the sanctuary that offers the home to different types of birds, panthers, leopards, deer, wild boars and crocodiles and numerous migratory birds, the whole environment makes a wonderful trip for sure.

On the northern coast, there is an eye-catching fort with a courtyard and on its southern coast; there is a marquee of 12 pillars. From the courtyard of the palace, you can have a look at the stunning view of the Jaisamand Lake. With the stunning location and calm waters, you can enjoy the boat ride to relax and lighten up.

Rajsamand Lake


On the way to approach to Kumbhalgarh, lies their imperial lake with a superb barrier formed in the 17th century presents an amazing sight of the Twilight festooned by gorgeous Torans [arches] and Chhatris and number of striking pavilions. Dazzling monuments and Sanskrit poetry are vibrantly emblazoned in various shops and stalls.


Rajsamand Lake is one among the five popular Udaipur Lake. Located 66kms in the north of Udaipur City. The lake is also known by the name of Rajsamudra Lake in Rajasthan. Rajsamand Lake was built by Maharana Raj Singh in 1660. This lake also has a superb dam that was built in the 17th century and on the southern end of the lake, the huge wall is all made in white marble.

On the banks of the lake, there are nine pavilions or ‘Nauchowki’, which was built by Maharana Raj Singh. The wonderfully carved pavilions are decorated with pictures of the Sun, Chariots, Gods, birds and breathtaking carvings.

Do visit the fabulous scenery of Rajsamand Lake. You will love the surroundings and at the time of sunset, the waters of the lake gleam with the amazing light of the sun. A walk on the banks of Rajsamand Lake would ease you from all your stress and tension. You would find this place, its environment, its surroundings, everything about the Rajsamand so charming and delightful. 

Dudh Talai Lake


Dudh Talai is generally a beautiful place in Udaipur City and is another tourist attraction. It is a small lake located on the southern side of Shiv Niwas Palace. The best place to watch a fantastic sunset at Udaipur lake with musical spray fountain that arranges a visual and audio feast for the visitors and has made this sunset point a very popular sight amongst the locals and the tourists.


Dudh Talai is also a natural lake which has been redecorated with passing times at different occasions, presently the whole area has been expanded to a tourist spot. The lake has many features to attract the tourist with its musical fountain, rock garden and many more things to enjoy at this place.

Panoramic sight of the Udaipur city is also equally attractive from here. There are quite a few hotels and restaurants that take care of the needs of the visitors. From here, you can see many shops and small stalls selling handicrafts that are the special features of this region, just to promote their business among the tourists from different countries.

Wooden handicraft, colorful traditional dresses, leather goods etc are the main articles being sold in these stalls. Dudh Talai is a beautiful lake situated on the side of Lake Pichola and adds partly to the beautiful ambiance which consists of Lake Pichola and M.L.Verma garden. The Garden is a display of grand architecture and scenery which is built Machala Magra.

From here, you can see many shops and small stalls selling handicrafts that are the special features of this region, just to promote their business among the tourists from different countries. Dudh Talai counted in one of the best Udaipur Lake.

Though there is no restriction for visiting the Udaipur Lake if you want to enjoy visiting the place, it is better to avoid visiting from June to September due to intense weather conditions.  

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