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Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

How much does it cost to travel to Udaipur?

You should plan to spend around $34 (₨2,791) per day on your vacation in Udaipur. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $11 (₨900) on meals
  • $7.01 (₨584) on local transportation
  • $31 (₨2,623) on hotels

A one week trip to Udaipur for two people costs, on average, $469 (₨39,069). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Udaipur cost?

A one week trip to Udaipur usually costs around $235 (₨19,535) for one person and $469 (₨39,069) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Udaipur on average costs around $469 (₨39,069) for one person and $938 (₨78,139) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Udaipur will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Udaipur on average costs around $1,005 (₨83,720) for one person and $2,010 (₨167,441) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Udaipur has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Udaipur expensive to visit?

Udaipur is a very affordable place to visit. Located in India, which is a very affordable country, visitors will appreciate the lower prices of this destination. It falls in the average range in the country for its prices. Budget travelers enjoy spending long periods of time exploring Udaipur in depth.

Within Asia, Udaipur is a reasonably affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 25% of cities in Asia for its affordability. You can find more affordable cities such as Luang Prabang, but there are also more expensive cities, such as Taipei.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Udaipur Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Udaipur?

The average Udaipur trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Udaipur travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 2,623 ($31)
Local Transportation 1 584 ($7)
Food 2 900 ($11)
Entertainment 1 860 ($10)
Tips and Handouts 1 71 - 214 ($1 - 3)
Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps 1 6 - 19 ($0 - 0)
Alcohol 2 373 - 1,118 ($4 - 13)
Accommodation Budget in Udaipur
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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Udaipur is $16 (₨1,312). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Udaipur is $31 (₨2,623). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Udaipur

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Udaipur based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $41. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Udaipur
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Udaipur is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $7.01 (₨584) per person, per day, on local transportation in Udaipur.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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What did other people spend on Transportation in Udaipur?

Typical prices for Transportation in Udaipur are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Udaipur, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

  • Tuk Tuk Ride

Food Budget in Udaipur
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  • While meal prices in Udaipur can vary, the average cost of food in Udaipur is $11 (₨900) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Udaipur should cost around $4.32 (₨360) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Udaipur is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Udaipur
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  • Entertainment and activities in Udaipur typically cost an average of $10 (₨860) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Udaipur?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Udaipur are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Udaipur, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

  • Palace Entrance Fee
  • Lake Boat Tour

Tips and Handouts Budget in Udaipur
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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Udaipur is $1.71 (₨142) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Udaipur is 5% - 15%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in Udaipur
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  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in Udaipur is $0.15 (₨13), as reported by travelers.

  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1

Alcohol Budget in Udaipur
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  • The average person spends about $8.95 (₨746) on alcoholic beverages in Udaipur per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Water Budget in Udaipur
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  • On average, people spend $0.46 (₨39) on bottled water in Udaipur per day. The public water in Udaipur is not usually considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Udaipur On a Budget
Udaipur Udaipur, India
Udaipur, also known as the "Venice of the East," is becoming increasingly popular as an Indian wedding destination as well as with travelers searching for a romantic and picturesque city, rich with history, scenic areas, and palaces.

The "City of Lakes" is located in south of Rajasthan. There are a total of ten lakes in the lake system, which are connected and sustain water for drinking, irrigation and industrial use, which contributes to another reason for Udaipur's booming tourism: alcohol.

Udaipur has ideal climate and available water to support a liquor plant while a number of other Indian states ban the consumption of liquor altogether. Many local tourists, such as those from the neighboring dry state of Gujarat on the west, visit Udaipur specifically for this reason, especially considering that Gujarati alcohol prices are much higher and liquor must be purchased through the black market. It's no wonder why Udaipur is the destination for celebrations and vacation.

Udaipur has tropical weather and three main seasons, which are summer, monsoon, and winter. Winter, which takes place between September to March, is the most pleasant time to visit for sunny and warm days and cool nights.

Udaipur was also made famous in the James Bond film Octopussy. Several local hotels show the film nightly.
Udaipur has numerous palaces, religious landmarks, gardens museums, lakes, and other natural scenic areas to keep anyone busy, and this city should definitely be on any Rajasthan itinerary

Take a boat ride on Lake Pichola to see the must-visit and historical places of the city or simply sit on the bank and enjoy the sunrise or sun features carvings set.

Get back to nature at the Udaipur Gardens for a stroll through lush greenery for a sense of peace and serenity from the otherwise dry brushlands of Rajasthan.

The City Palace, which took a span of 400 years to build, is the biggest royal complex in the state and is full of history and culture, featuring the crystal gallery, stained glass and carved windows, numerous courtyards and a museum containing sculptures and antiques. As with many tourist sites, note that there's an extra charge to bring in a camera.

Just a short walk from the City Palace is the largest temple in the city, Jagdish Temple, dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. The three-story temple features intricate carvings and decorated ceilings and painted walls.

On the southern island of Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir Palace was originally built by Maharana Karan Singh as a hiding place for Prince Khurram, featuring the eight elephants carved out of white marble.

Turn up the romance at the white marble Lake Palace, initially meant to be a summer getaway for royalty, it has since been turned into a top-notch hotel. Take in the dreamy aura created by the vastness of the palace's beautiful architecture in the middle of the lake.

The Monsoon Palace, originally built to watch for incoming monsoons, overlooks Fateh Sagar Lake and is an ideal place to get a panorama of the lakes, palaces and countryside.

For a cultural experience at an affordable price, visit Bagore Ki Haveli, a townhouse on the bank of Lake Pichola and watch an hour-long Rajasthani folk dance performance and puppet show starting at 7 p.m.
There are cities and towns surrounding Udaipur that are great for day trips. Delwara is a small town that's about thirty kilometers north of Udaipur where you can experience the lifestyle and culture of a traditional Indian village. About sixty kilometers away, Jagat Village is worth taking a day trip to as you can see the Jagat Temple that is renowned for the intricate and ancient carvings on its exterior.

A bit further away is Ajmer, which is an ancient town that is famous for its shrine of Khwaja Ajmer Sheriff and its Brahma Temples. Bundi is another ancient town that is further away but very worth visiting. The town is inhabited by tribesmen and is known for its holy wells and historic fortresses.

After exploring so many palaces and temples, the adventurous traveler may be ready for an excursion to the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, which protects many species of endangered wildlife.

Just 3 kilometers outside of Udaipur, Shilpgram, an arts and crafts village, is a wonderful place to visit to learn more about history, culture and rural handicrafts from all over the country. Camps and workshops are held here to spread awareness and share the art of embroidery, pottery, weaving, mirror works, and folk music.

Immerse into Indian music by learning to play the sitar, tabla, or flute with Prajapati Musical Instruments. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned musician, you will be sure to enjoy the teacher, Suresh's music instruction and concert.

Udaipur will keep shopaholics occupied at traditional markets such as Bapu Bazaar, Chetak Circle, Suraj Pole, Nehru Bazaar, Bada Bazaar and Chand Polethe, where they can find fabrics, jewelry, shoes, and handicrafts such as paintings, marble articles, silver arts and terracotta Modern shopping is also available at Durga Nursery Road, Shakti Nagar and Sudkhadia Circle, as Udaipur further develops a shopping mall culture.

There are some cultural shows that happen in the town of Udaipur. The Dharohar Dance Show, which includes a marionette puppet show, live music with traditional instruments, and folk dancing. This takes place at Bagore-ki-Haveli and costs 100 Rupee.

For a different kind of cultural experience, learn how to cook naan, masala chai and curries with a cooking class. Several options are available. Enjoy Cooking Class has great options for where you can choose which ingredients you like and dislike. There is also a meditation room and many different types of teas to taste during your class. Also, Shashi's Cooking Class is another place to try your hand at traditional Indian cooking. She offers group classes, which are run out of her own personal kitchen.

You can take a bicycle tour of Udaipur with Art of Bicycle Trips, which includes aspects of Indian art, heritage, and culture. Horseback riding around Tiger Lake is another great activity. Krishna Ranch offers half and full day options as well as multi-day safaris where you camp overnight.
Food and Dining
If you enjoy spicy food, then Udaipur is the perfect place for you. The city is famous for its mirchi bada and kachori, which are delicious, spicy snacks. Other specialties include lentils and rice (Dal Baati Churma), onion balls (Pyaz Kachori), and dumplings with curry (Gatte Ki Sabzi).

Other regional specialties include laal maas, the famous red meat curry made with mutton, which is a specialty of the idyllic open-air restaurant, Ambrai, set on the bank of Lake Pichola. Bhuna kukda is a chicken dish marinated in Rajasthani spices and Each of these and other local recipes can be tasted at the Taj Lake Palace Hotel.

Hari Garh Restaurant serves Indian and Asian fare overlooking Lake Pichola with excellent service and delicious food at reasonable prices.

Try the legendary and local-loved Natraj Lodge, which serves vegetarian Indian fare and is famous for its quick service and bottomless thalis.

Grassland Cafe is the place to be for simple cafe fare such as sandwiches, smoothies, and coffee as well as free wifi.

If you're ready for a break from local food or just more options, Savage Garden offers hearty Western cuisine in addition to its Indian food. Try the falafel and homemade pasta; the arrabiata will be sure to pack a punch with Udaipur's use of chili.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with diljani, a sweet originally from Udaipur and sold at the JMB, a large sweet shop in the Bapu Bazaar, also known for its vegetarian savory kachoris and mirchi vadas.

Udaipur is accessible by air via daily flights from the New Delhi and Mumbai airports. The Dabok Airport is 25 kilometers from the city center. Because there are no buses between the airport and the city center, your best bet is to hire a taxi from the airport or arrange for hotel pickup. You may also hire a private car such as Uber or Ola, another Indian ride-sharing mobile app.

If you're coming by private car from the north, make a stop at the magnificent Ranakpur Jain Temple, said to be the most breathtaking of all Jain temples, as it's constructed completely out of marble.

Although more time-consuming, buses are also available from neighboring cities; check for listings and costs.

Udaipur is also connected to major Indian cities by rail. Though it may take just as long as the bus (if not longer), the train may offer more in terms of comfort. Check for listings.

Within the city, autorickshaws (tuk-tuks), Ubers, and taxis are available. However, you may find that walking is the best way to see Udaipur, especially when it comes to the numerous narrow alleyways.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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