Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur Entry Fee
- No Entry Fee
- 30 per person for Regular Boat Ride
- 100 - 200 per person for Motor Boat Ride
- 200 - 400 per person for Speed Baot Ride
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Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur Address: Dewali, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
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Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur Timings
|Monday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Wedesday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Sunday||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
Note: The Boat Rides Timings are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pmLinks: Website | Map
Loran Eiseley rightly said, “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”
All the 7 seas, 165 rivers, and 117 million lakes are shouldered with the great responsibility of human survival. India alone has 128 lakes out of which five most beautiful lakes are found in the City of Lakes, Udaipur. The Udai Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Jaisamand Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake and Rajsamand Lake together make the city an incredible land of beauty and pleasure.
Lake Fatehsagar offers one of the most alluring qualities of water; the stillness of water reflects the tranquility of nature. The mesmerizing ripples, the crystal clear images give a quick peek into your soul. This soul-stirring effect of lakes makes it one of the best places to visit.
As it is said, nature is the biggest giver, but when it comes to lakes, the human-made wonders are also great. The offerings of these water bodies in the form of beauty, tranquility, and composure are unmatchable and fill everyone with contentment.
The irresistible charisma of lakes is a special gift of nature, and these gifts should always be celebrated. We Indians believe in celebrating every element of nature and every aspect is a reflection of its history, culture, and traditions. So to begin with the celebration, Udaipur in the Rajasthan state of India is the first place which rings a bell.
Location of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
Lake Fatehsagar is located at an astonishing location offering three world feels- the hills, water, and flora. Situated in the north of Lake Pichola right across the Moti Magri Hill, Lake Fatehsagar is the second largest artificial lake. Surrounded by the high Aravalli hills on three sides and Pratap Memorial on the north side, the lake is considered as the pride of Udaipur. The lake is home to three tiny islands offering many exciting activities. The lake has a rich variety of flora and fauna.
Udaipur Local sightseeing Tour offers you a sneak peak into the marvellous wonders of Udaipur in a relaxed and organized manner.
Image Gallery of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
History of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
According to the historical information, in 1888, the first lake got washed away due to floods. This is the time when Maharana Fateh Singh came to the rescue and ordered to construct a dam which is now known as the Connaught Bund or embankment. The 800-meter long dam was built on the eastern side of the lake.
In the medieval era, the cost of the renovation was 6 lakh rupees which were incurred by the king. The dam is still considered the second most significant source of drinking water for people in Udaipur. Therefore, the lake has been named Lake Fatehsagar to honor the generosity of king, Maharana Fateh Singh.
Entry fees and timings of Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
Boating is the best way to take a quick tour of Lake Fatehsagar. There are many boating stations on the lake; you can make your own choice according to the availability and your affordability of the boat.
You can explore large and lush green trees and hilltops. You can feel the calm wind touching your face and making you feel alive, helping you live every moment. The prices for the boat rides are as mentioned below.
- The cost of the boat ride ticket varies according to nationality. It is Rs. 15-30 for Indians and Rs. 60-125 for foreigners.
- The cost of a motorboat ticket is Rs.200 for adults, and Rs. 100 for children.
- The Speedboat ticket is slightly expensive as it costs about Rs. 200 for 30 minutes. The timings for speedboat ride is from 8 in the morning to 4:30 in the evening.
Things to do at Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
The events and activities around Fatehsagar Lake can help you add some thrills to your lazy afternoon. Take a quick boat ride and make the most of your day by enjoying and witnessing beauty, pleasure, and fun all at one place. Lake Fatehsagar consists of three tiny islands which are converted to offer tourists an unforgettable experience.
The largest island is renovated to construct the Nehru Park. Nehru Park is designed to offer lush green gardens and serene environment to relax. A small zoo on this island accommodates many species of birds and animals.
The boat-shaped restaurant on this island is a visual retreat. The moment you see the restaurant, you will be magically drawn towards it. The gorgeous water fountains carved out of colossal marble slabs, and huge palm trees add to your luxurious experience.
The second largest island is converted into a public park for recreation and fun activities. The most attractive feature of this park is the jet water mountain which, when lit in the evening is a site worth a million dollar.
You can also find Asia’s best solar site named Udaipur Solar Observatory built in 1975 by Dr. Arvind Bhatanagar. The Observatory is inspired by Big Lake Observatory located in Southern California. If you are interested in astronomy, the place is a pure delight for you.
If you are in some mood for adventure, then the motorboat rides are at your disposal. You can take a brief look at the Aravalli hills as the boat takes you on a quick journey all around the lake.
You can also have a look and understand the workings of the Stone Dam named Connaught Bund. The dam is located on the eastern side. You will be thrilled to see how the dam opens and shuts at regular interval time to supply water nearby.
Places to visit near Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
Being one of the most treasured tourist destinations, Udaipur offers many tourist spots all located in close vicinity to each other. You can opt for our Udaipur City Tour packages to visit the important tourist attractions in Udaipur city including Lake Fatehsagar. Out of many, the top three places to visit near Fatehsagar Lake are given below.
Maharana Pratap Memorial- Built on the top of Pearl hill, this memorial is made in the memory of the gallant and brave Rajput king, Maharana Pratap. The monument showcases the life-sized statue of the king and his horse- Chetak, considered as one of the fastest horses of the times.
Under the Sun- One of the most significant public aquaria in India, Under the Sun is a must visit, especially for children. The aquarium opens all days of the week between 8 am to 11 pm.
Rajiv Gandhi Garden- Another alluring place to visit nearby is Rajiv Gandhi Garden. The garden offers huge lush green space for a picnic and a food court serving authentic Rajasthani cuisines. The Garden opens every day between 8 am to 7 pm.
How to reach Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
Lake Fatehsagar is one of the most popular tourist places in Udaipur. Therefore it has an excellent connectivity. You can use the following ways to reach Lake Fatehsagar:
By Air- Udaipur airport, known as Dabok Airport, is located 21 Kilometer away from the lake. The Indian Airways connects Udaipur with five cities namely- Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Aurangabad.
From the airport, you can make a 40 minutes journey to the lake via a taxi. Opt for a cab from car rentals in Udaipur for a hassle free ride to the enchanting lake.
By Train- Lake Fatehsagar is about 3 kilometers away from the railway station. You can find a direct train to Udaipur from Delhi, Jaipur, Chittaur, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, and Jodhpur.
By Road- Have you ever considered making a road trip to Udaipur, please do as it is both thrilling and exciting. The city is linked to National Highway 8 (NH 8), and there is a significant road which connects Udaipur to Delhi and Mumbai. A bus ride is also a favorable option.
The four government bus companies which offer bus rides to Udaipur are from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. The buses run day and night promising a safe and sound journey.
Best time to visit Lake Fatehsagar Udaipur
Evening time is considered as the best time to visit Lake Fatehsagar as the weather is quite enjoyable during this time. In general, it is recommended to visit Udaipur during October to March to avoid the scorching heat of the city.
With our Udaipur Tour packages, you can visit all the important tourist attractions of Udaipur in a relaxed manner. For visitors on a tight schedule, they can opt for our 1 Day Udaipur Darshan packages to cover the lake city in a single day in a hassle free manner.