Rajasthan Water activities

Our most recommended Rajasthan Water activities

Udaipur: Full Day Private City Tour with Optional Boat Ride

1. Udaipur: Full Day Private City Tour with Optional Boat Ride

Udaipur, once called the most romantic spot in all of India, is the city of Lakes. This tour covers the most important sites of the city, and ends with a serene sunset at Lake Pichola. Several locations were made famous in the the James Bond movie, Octopussy, filmed here in 1982.  Start your tour at Sajjangarh or the Monsoon Palace, an old dilapidated hunting lodge, perched atop a hillside. It offers fantastic views of the countryside, the Aravalli hills, and Fatehsagar Lake, the next stop on this tour. Step into the Maharaja’s lifestyle at Udaipur City Palace (Rajasthan’s largest palace). Some of these buildings date back 400 years. City Palace Museum has opulently decorated rooms, filled with artifacts and miniatures. Spend approximately two hours here, before heading to the Jagdish temple. Built in 1651, this serene marble temple with stone carvings is dedicated to an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Stop for lunch at a restaurant of your choice, or ask your guide for recommendations (lunch at own expense). Take a relaxing stroll around the lotus pools and fountains at Saheliyon ki Bari. As the day comes to an end, watch the sunset from Lake Pichola. The evening light makes for perfect photo opportunities. You can also choose an optional boat ride for a pleasant end to your full day tour. At the end of the activity, your driver will drop you back to either your hotel, the airport, or railway station in Udaipur.

Lake Pichola: Evening Boat ride with Private Transfers

2. Lake Pichola: Evening Boat ride with Private Transfers

At 3:30pm board your chauffeur driven car from your booked hotel in Udaipur. From there, you will be driven to Lake Pichola for a mesmerizing boat ride. As the boat ride begins, you will start to see the majestic views of key monuments lining the lake. Catch a glimpse of the 400 year old City Palace, boasting numerous lavish palaces and see locals washing on the ghats (quay) reached by staircase.    Enjoy the cool breeze as you continue the windy ride, looking out for the massive Havelis (private mansions) on the shore. The most prominent one is Bagore ki Haveli, famous for decorations with intricate and fine work of mirrors. Also, do not forget to spot the distant view of Monsoon Palace, perched on the Aravalli hills. Finally, as the time flows, watch the gorgeous sunset view disappearing into the horizon. After the boat ride you, get back in the car and you will be safely dropped back to your booked hotel.       

Udaipur: Guided Ghat Tour and Boat Ride

3. Udaipur: Guided Ghat Tour and Boat Ride

Udaipur is famed as the ‘Venice of the East’ because of its beautiful Lakes and Ghats. On this tour, you will walk through these beautiful ghats with a friendly local storyteller and admire the amazing views of Pichola Lake.  Start your experience by heading to the most romantic spot of the ghats, where you will enjoy the best views in the city. Continue walking through Hanuman Ghat and Nav Ghat, learning about the culture of Rajasthan and Rajputs. Visit Gangaur Ghat, which symbolizes the auspicious 'Gangaur' Festival of Rajasthan. Discover the colorful embellishments at Lal Ghat and finally take a boat ride on Lake Pichola via the resplendent Jag Mandir Palace with splendid views of the City Palace complex, the picturesque ghats, Sajjangarh and the Haveli on the bank of the lake.

Chambal: Full-Day River Safari Tour from Agra

4. Chambal: Full-Day River Safari Tour from Agra

Get picked up in Agra and start the 45-minute drive to Chambal River in a private and air-conditioned car.  Start the safari on a motorboat with your professional English-speaking guide upon arrival and go on a 3-hour tour.  Explore the home of endangered species such as Gharials, the fish-eating crocodile. You will also be able to see red-crowned roof turtles, Ganges river dolphins, or mugger crocodiles.  Stop at a local restaurant for lunch and enjoy a break.  After your lunch break, visit the town of Jarar which is a fascinating mixture of the old and the new.  At the end of this activity, together with your local guides, you will head back towards Agra.

Frequently asked questions about Rajasthan

What top attractions are a must-see in Rajasthan?

Other Sightseeing Options in Rajasthan

Want to discover all there is to do in Rajasthan? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Rajasthan

Our guide Mr Nitin was fantastic! Always friendly and helpful, explain all the details! The restaurant we went to (was indicated by the same) was wonderful, we made sure you had lunch with us and suggested wonderful dishes that we had not yet tasted! After we took a walk around the lake (unfortunately our car had a puncture) Without stress we walked around talking about everything and normal things about a walk! (mentioning that he said we were super nice, because if they were others they were already upset because of the puncture in the car) Then we went to a wonderful store of silks and cashmere (at our request) in a calm and serene place in a house out of the big mess ! Yes, I recommend 5 stars

Our trip was excellent and well organized. Our guide ,Nitin, was knowledgeable and explained well about the history and monuments. He was patient in both explaining the history and taking the photos for memory. We really enjoyed sightseeing and would recommend this tour.

Our guide Nitin told us a lot about Udaipur history and we did fantastic visits. The city is really charming and it was a big plus to discover it with a good guide.

Very good and flexible guide, adapts to the demands of the visitors, good driver as well, to recommend!

Guide well knowledge of area. And has lots of information to pass on