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From Udaipur: Private Day Trip to Chittorgarh Fort

1. From Udaipur: Private Day Trip to Chittorgarh Fort

Get picked up by a private driver from your hotel in Udaipur for a day of sightseeing in Chittorgarh. Let the driver navigate the twisting roads while you relax and enjoy the views on the way to India’s largest fortresses. Discover the history of the 7th-century Chittorgarh Fort at your own pace. The Unesco World Heritage Site boasts multiple palaces, fortified gateways, temples, towers, and gardens that still evoke the grandeur of Rajasthan's ancient royals. Wind through Chittorgarh city on the banks of the Gambhir River and learn about the events that took place in and around the fortress. From warring Sultans and Mughals to acts of bravery and love, there is much to learn about the fort that is a source of local pride. After a full day’s sightseeing, you will be dropped back at your hotel in the evening.

Udaipur City: Private Sightseeing Tour

2. Udaipur City: Private Sightseeing Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location in Udaipur by your friendly English-speaking driver and leave for Udaipur City Palace, the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Situated on the banks of  Lake Pichola, the City Palace Museum displays the belongings of kings and showcases the royal lifestyle of Udaipur's rulers. See the wardrobes and weapons, and visit a beautiful Crystal Gallery showcasing furniture and utensils made of glass.  Later stop by Shree Jagdish Temple, a world-renowned temple of Lord Vishnu. This three-story temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651. The main Jagdish temple is located in the center surrounded by four smaller temples - Lord Ganesha, Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva. It has 32 steps and 50 pillars and is considered a brilliant piece of Indian architecture. Every year thousands of devotees come to witness this amazing temple. The next stop is Dudh Talai located on the banks of Lake Pichola near the City Palace. Enjoy the beautiful view of the lake, Jagmandir Island Palace, Lake Palace, Udaivilas, The Leela Palace, gorgeous Aravalli ranges and Udiapur old city. You can either walk around the lake to see various species of birds, relax in the lush green gardens, or enjoy the musical fountains in the park. Also stop by Saheliyon Ki Bari, Moti Magari and Sukhadiya Circle. When the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at Udaipur Junction Railway Station, bus station, or your centrally-located hotel in Udaipur.

Ranakpur Jain Temple Private Excursion from Udaipur

3. Ranakpur Jain Temple Private Excursion from Udaipur

Ranakpur is located in the mountain ranges of Pali, and the Jain temple was built during the reign of the monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th-century. This temple is world-famous for being one of the 5 most important Jain shrines in India. It is comprised of 5 spires, 20 domes, 29 halls and 420 pillars. Almost every inch of material used in its construction is alive with lavish and delicate carvings and no 2 pillars are alike. The ingenuity of the layout was such that the entire structure is bathed in natural light that streams in from the courtyards within the temple, opened out to the sky. The temple is known for its unique Jainism design and architecture. The large complex houses the smaller Chaumukha, Parsvanath, Neminath, Amba Mata and Surya temples. Amongst all these, the Chaumukha temple, shaped like a Nalinigulm Vimana (heavenly aircraft) is a major attraction and is dedicated to the first Tirthankara of Jain Rishabdev, also known as Adinath.

Udaipur: Private City Tour and Jagdish Temple

4. Udaipur: Private City Tour and Jagdish Temple

Begin your tour of the city of Udaipur with pick-up from your hotel at 9:00 am. Travel to City Palace, Udaipur, a 400 year old palace complex, blending Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Experience spectacular views of Udaipur city and its surroundings, from the banks of Lake Pichola.  Visit one of the most famous monuments in the city, Jagdish Temple, only a short walk from City Palace. Explore the temple and admire the beautiful carvings, dedicated to Lord Jagannath. Discover the shrines of Shiva, Ganesha, Surya and the goddess Shakti.  Finish your tour at the Saheliyon-ki-Bari, a colorful flower garden. Marvel at the fountains and marble sculptures, depicting elephants and humans, and relax by the lotus pool.  

Udaipur: Mount Abu and Dilwara Temples Private Tour

5. Udaipur: Mount Abu and Dilwara Temples Private Tour

Be greeted by your driver at your accommodation in Udaipur, before heading on the 3-hour journey to Mount Abu. Explore a lush hill station, known for its relatively cool climate and scenic views of Nakki lake. Pay a visit to the Guru Shikhar, and enjoy a boat ride on Nakki Lake. Then, stroll through local markets up to Sunset Point, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the setting sun and the rugged Aravalli Hills.  After a guided tour of Mount Abu, continue to the Dilwara Temples, which date back to the 11th and 13th centuries and are built for white marble. Dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras, these Jain temples are known as a major pilgrimage site. Admire the fine examples of carved out marble paintings, before relaxing on your drive back to Udaipur.

Udaipur Full-Day Private Tour with Boat Ride and Lunch

6. Udaipur Full-Day Private Tour with Boat Ride and Lunch

First up on your tour of Udaipur is the City Palace, the most famous architectural marvel of Udaipur. This palace complex includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and various other buildings. The complex also features a museum, which has a rich collection of royal costumes and a display of Rajput weaponry. Afterwards, you'll be driven to the Shree Jagdish Temple.  The Shree Jagdish Temple is 3 stories high and was built by the Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651, costing more than 1.5 million rupees. It is now owned and managed by the royal family of Udaipur. After visiting the temple you will then drive to Saheliyon Ki Bari, the most beautiful garden in Udaipur. Then it's a quick stop for lunch before moving on to Pichola Lake.  Here you will enjoy a boat ride with a perfect backdrop of lush green hills. Pichola Lake is the oldest lake in Udaipur and one of the most beautiful lakes in Rajasthan. You will then move to Dudh Talai where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the Pichola Lake, Jagmandir Island Palace, Lake Palace, Udaivilas, the Leela Palace, the gorgeous Aravalli ranges and Udiapur old city.

Udaipur: Full-Day Kumbhalgarh & Jain Temple Private Tour

7. Udaipur: Full-Day Kumbhalgarh & Jain Temple Private Tour

After pick-up in Udaipur, take the 2-hour drive to Kumbhalgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn the history of the fort while enjoying its mesmerizing view. Commonly referred to as the great wall of India, it features the second largest wall in the world. Afterwards, visit the Jain Temple in Ranakpur. It is believed that the temple was built in the 15th century under the direction of Seth Dharna Shah, who was a follower of Jainism. He constructed the temple with the help of Rana Kumbha, the King of Mewar, whose condition for his help was that the temple be named after him. There are four entrances to reach the main chamber where the idol of Adinath is placed. Discover the five pillars, each holding idols of various Tirthankaras.  After exploring the temple, you will head back to Udaipur and will be dropped back off at your hotel.

Udaipur: 2-Day Private Tour

8. Udaipur: 2-Day Private Tour

Day 1: Udaipur City Tour You will be picked up in the morning from either Udaipur Airport, the Udaipur Junction Railway Station, the bus station, or your centrally located hotel in Udaipur by your friendly English-speaking driver before leaving for the Udaipur City Palace. Udaipur City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Maharana Udai Singh stated building this palace in 1559, and it was later completed in the 18th century by his successors. Following this palave visit, you will stop by the Shree Jagdish Temple, a world renowned temple of Lord Vishnu. This three story and 79-foot high temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651 and at the time cost, 1.5 million rupees. It is owned and managed by the royal family of Udaipur. Your next stop is Dudh Talai, located on the banks of Lake Pichola near the city palace. Here you can enjoy the beautiful views of the Lake Pichola, Jagmandir Island Palace, Lake Palace, Udaivilas, the Leela Palace, the gorgeous Aravalli ranges and Udiapur old city. You can choose to either walk around the lake to see various species of birds, relax in the lush green garden, or enjoy the musical fountains in the park. You can also stop by Saheliyon Ki Bari, Moti Magari and the Sukhadiya Circle. When the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at the hotel of your choosing for an overnight stay. Day 2: Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur After breakfast, you will leave for a day tour of Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur Jain. The drive takes about 2 hours (depending on traffic) before you will arrive at Kumbhalgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will learn the history of the fort while enjoying its mesmerizing views. Commonly referred to as the "the great wall of India," it features the second largest wall in the world. Afterwards, visit the Jain Temple in Ranakpur. It is believed that the temple was built in the 15th century under the direction of Seth Dharna Shah, who was a follower of Jainism. He constructed the temple with the help of Rana Kumbha, the king of Mewar whose condition for help was that the temple be named after him. There are four entrances to reach the main chamber where the idol of Adinath is placed. There are also five pillars in the temple, with each holding idols of various Tirthankaras. The biggest pillar that stands in the center holds an idol of Adinath. After exploring the temple, you will head back to Udaipur where you will be dropped off to your chosen location.

From Udaipur: Private Transfer to Jodhpur via Ranakpur

9. From Udaipur: Private Transfer to Jodhpur via Ranakpur

After being picked up from either your centrally located hotel in Udaipur or the railway or bus station in the morning, you will depart for Jodhpur. First, you will visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will learn the history of the fort while enjoying its mesmerizing views. Afterwards you will go to the Jain Temple in Ranakpur. It is believed that the temple was built in the 15th century under the direction of Seth Dharna Shah, who was a follower of Jainism and a businessman by profession. He constructed the temple with the help of Rana Kumbha, the king of Mewar whose condition for help was that the temple be named after him. There are four entrances to reach the main chamber where the idol of Adinath is placed. There are also five pillars in the temple and each holds idols of various Tirthankaras. The biggest pillar that stands in the center holds an idol of Adinath. When the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Jodhpur, where your tour will conclude.

Dilwara Temples & Mount Abu: Private Day Trip with Transfer

10. Dilwara Temples & Mount Abu: Private Day Trip with Transfer

Begin your excursion once you are picked up by your driver from Udaipur hotel at 9:00am. Board the chauffeur driven car and leave for the Dilwara Temples and Mount Abu. It is a 3 hours drive with a distance of approximately 150km away from Udaipur city. Your English speaking tour guide will also join you in Mount Abu. Explore the Dilwara Temples, built in 11th century and dedicated to the Jainist Tirthankara. It is completely made of marble and houses five small temples. Take a walk and notice the staggering features, intricate carvings, incised paintings, carved pillars, mandaps, arches, and beautified ceilings. The five temples are: • Vimal Vasahi dedicated to Lord Rishabha • Luna Vasahi, dedicated to Lord Neminatha • Pithalhar, dedicated to Lord Rishabha. • Parshvanath, dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha • Mahavir Swami, dedicated to Lord Mahavira After tour of the temple, you will be driven to Mt Abu for lunch. It is located 2.5km away and is only hill station in Rajasthan. Relish a filling lunch in the local restaurant followed by quick tour of Mt Abu. Afterwards, you will be driven back to Udaipur city with drop off at your booked hotel.   

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What people are saying about Udaipur

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Very good tour to get from A to B. Since there is no direct train route from Udaipur to Jodhpur, we have decided on this and it does not regret the route is beautiful and adventurous at the same time! You make a very beautiful impressive fort and visit a fantastic temple! Our driver was very friendly and showed us a lot of things along the way!

Great transfer to Jodhpur

We had a pleasant day during our transfer from Udaipur to Jodhpur. Our driver Shankar Bittu suggested additional stops at Fort Kumbhalgarh and closer to Jodhpur for chai. Can recommend booking this transfer.

Excellent Driver

Shankar is excellent driver, he speak great english . he pick up on time from our hotel visit the various attraction of udaipur city with great knowledge about city , we highly recmanded this tour

The two sites that are visited are amazing. I think it is almost obligatory to see them.

Excellent Tour

Excellent Service , driver very friendly , best tour