Neha kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh celebrated their first anniversary in Udaipur: The City Of Lakes. The lovebirds shared some beautiful pictures from their trip and we were all extremely jealous with the beautiful views.
The two were seen on a private gangaur boat and the Rajasthani vibes on the boat combined with the mesmerising lake made us feel that we are surely missing out on a great experience.
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The couple's pictures made us want to visit the beautiful city of lakes. However, not all of us can make a big hole in our pockets just for a trip. But you will be glad to know that your budget doesn't have to be royal to travel in Udaipur. Here is how you can plan a trip under a budget of 10K.
Train is the best way to get to Udaipur. You can either take the Mewar Express which will cost you around Rs. 800 for return sleeper class tickets and Rs 2,000 for return 3AC seats. You can also book the Chetak Express which has approximately the same charges.
Where To Stay
If you are planning a trip on budget to Udaipur, then you can't afford to stay in a hotel with several amenities. However, the option for you is to stay in zostels where you will get dorm style rooms at Rs. 500 to 800. These might not sound too good but trust me, there are some good ones.
If you are going with a big group of people, then you can also book an Air bnb. This cost a lot in total but it is quite reasonable when divided. It will cost around Rs 1000 per person.
Things To Do
The first thing that you must see is the City palace which was built by Maharana Udai in 1559. This palace overlooks Lake Pichola and you can spend a good 3-4 hours here and trust me, it is worth it. The entry ticket is Rs 250 per person.
Bagore Ki haveli Museum
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum adjoining Pichola Lake is a peaceful palace with 138 rooms which was built by the Prime Minister of Mewar, Amir Chand Badwa in the 18th Century. The best part is the puppet room where you won't find many tourists, so you can spend some peaceful time. The entry ticket is Rs 40.
Karni Mata Temple
You can take a ropeway to reach the Karni mata Temple and view the beautiful city from the mountain top in all its glory. The cost for this is Rs 81.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
The place was built in 1710 by Rana Sangram Singh for his queen and forty maids so that they could spend their time amidst the greenery. The main attraction is the huge lotus pond. The entrance fee is Rs 20.
Visit this place that overlooks the Fatehsagar lake for a spectacular view. It has a memorial for Maharana Pratap Singh and his favourite horse, Chetak. The entrance fee is only Rs 50.
The best way to travel around is by renting a scooty and roaming around on your own convenience. If you don't want to drive around yourself, then go local and use auto rickshaws.
Another major expense is food. However, when you are in Rajasthan, then you need to go local and ditch the fancy restaurants. So, try out the street food and Rajasthani thalis in the city which won't put a hole in your pocket.
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