We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lake Pichola

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India
Phone Number: 02942424186
Improve this listing

Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of...

Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Pichola Lake is enveloped by lofty Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and elevated hills on all its sides. In the southern part of this lake, there is a hill that is known as Machhala Magra and one can see glimpse of Eklinggarh Fort from here. The City Palace of Udaipur broadens along the eastern banks of this lake. Built by Jagat Singh, Mohan Mandir is situated in the north-east corner of Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola comprises several islands that accompany the calm waters of the lake. The world-renowned Lake Palace is perfectly located on the Jag Island of this tranquil lake. Even the Jag Mandir, another destination of tourists, is located on an island of this lake. Above all, a trip to Pichola Lake would be incomplete with a boat ride. The pristine blue waters of the lake leave a soothing impact on the spectator. At the time sun-set, a boat ride in this lake is sufficient to enthrall anyone.

read more
Book ahead on Viator
More Info
and up
Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur...
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2,312 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1195
  • 860
    Very good
  • 229
  • 22
  • 6
Speed Boat Ride

I have tried Speed Boat Ride and its really great fun.. guys dont miss it. Also eat maggi..momo nd pawbhaji as well nearby

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Add Photo Write a Review

2,312 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have tried Speed Boat Ride and its really great fun.. guys dont miss it. Also eat maggi..momo nd pawbhaji as well nearby

Thank Amit_kol0123
Ahmedabad, India
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

pichola is picturesque lake side good boating ride nice time to spare with soul mate greate feel for heritage and ancient royal past

Thank vishwash j
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
128 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lake Pichola has several up market hotels on it’s shores (The Leela, The Oberoi, Lake Palace in the middle of the lake) and has the incredibly beautiful city palace looking over the lake. There is a whole lot of grandeur about the lake and clearly this is the main tourist attraction in Udaipur. It is incredibly beautiful and the memories... More 

Thank rnm23
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have traveled this place with my frds 2 times in last 3 months. The best place for mediation, silence and the breeze is so refreshing that you can forget all your worries and get in this air. From this lake you can even see the jag mandir and lake place by taj. One of the best property across world.

Thank Bhargavi_Rathi
Delhi, Delhi, India
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Around this lake the city of Udaipur has prospered over centuries. Needless to say how majestic and spectacular it is. I would be focussing my review on the boat ride of the lake. There are two kinds of boat rides one can take for the lake. One through the city palace where you also get to visit the Jagmandir Palace... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Level Contributor
76 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's must to have a boatride here, we were lucky enough to have the rooftop view from our hotel as well. But like the city palace if you want to visit the nehru park, Jag Mandir you need to shell out huge cash. Which is sad.

Thank Aakriti_J
Gorey, Ireland
Level Contributor
337 reviews
211 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful boat journey around the Lake gives a great view all around you and great chances of wonderful photographs. So calm and quiet, leaving the hustle and bustle back on land! Well recommended. Pop over to The Floating Palace for your lunch - go up on the roof and just admire the scenery. Enjoy!

Thank Christy_Luv2
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
115 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we took a sunset boat ride on Lake Pichola. Beautiful views of the palace and the hotel on the lake.

Thank Mario B
Kathmandu, Nepal
Level Contributor
24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a nice time in Udaipur during my visit to Rajasthan. I like Udaipur, but the lake was amazing and the boating experience was memorable. As I am travel photographer, I was impressed by photo opportunities everywhere right from bank of the lake to boat ride, Jag Mandir & the Summer Palace (Hotel Taj )on two islands in the... More 

Thank bhusantimla
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lake Pichola is a beautiful serene lake. One can get boats near the ropeway as wel from City palace. If you are planning to visit Jag mandir which you shud not miss then you have take boat from city palace only.Cost of boat tickets is cheaper in mornings thats is 400/- and in evenings its 700/- per person.One can Visit... More 

1 Thank NatureWilderness

Travelers who viewed Lake Pichola also viewed


Been to Lake Pichola? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Lake Pichola and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Lake Pichola staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?