Enjoy picturesque views from the placid waters of Lake Pichola on this sunset boat cruise in Udaipur. Float along the shimmering lake as the sun comes to rest on the horizon and pass by the striking skyline and impressive mansions that are typical of Udaipur. Check out the pristine palaces and tiny islands as your expert guide shares details about the culture, history and sites of this ancient city.
See Udaipur light up on a sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola
Watch a gorgeous sunset and admire grandiose palaces on the lakeside
Hear interesting commentary about Udaipur’s culture, people and history from your guide
Enjoy round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle
Meet your local guide in your Udaipur hotel and travel in private, air-conditioned comfort to Lake Pichola, where you will board the vessel and embark on a 45-minute sunset boat cruise. Enjoy up close views of the shimmering lake, epic mountains and the stunning city skyline as the red sun comes to rest on the distant horizon. Listen in as your local guide shares details about the surrounding sites, which include the City Palace Complex and picturesque ghats—steps that lead to the water for locals who wish to bathe in the natural waters. Float past havelis—the giant homes of Udaipur elite, including the Bagore ki Haveli. This noteworthy structure includes a triple-arched Tripolia Gate and Gangaur Ghat. Your guide will highlight the iconic palaces that dot the islands in Lake Pichola, including Arsi Vilas, an 18th-century home built by Rana Air Singh II; 17th-century Jagmadir Island Palace and Jag Niwas—now the Lake Palace Hotel—among others. Check out a variety of colorful waterbirds as you pass by Mohan Mandir, a popular perch for these winged creatures. Built by Rana Jagat Singh II, it honors Lord Kirshna. In addition to this up close look at nature, you’ll enjoy epic views of the Sajjangarh palace, stationed in the distant hills. When you return to shore, you’ll head back to your hotel in air-conditioned comfort with your guide.