Delhi to Udaipur - A Journey from the Land of Mughals to the Land of Rajputs

Udaipur, often called the City of Lakes, is an idyllic destination for a weekend getaway. Situated in the Aravalli Range, this city is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts. Its stunning palaces and lively markets, filled with colourful textiles and handicrafts, attract those interested in exploring India's rich culture and traditions. Beyond its architectural marvels and tranquil lakes, Udaipur's local cuisine leaves a lasting impression on visitors. If you're thinking about visiting Udaipur, this city promises a memorable experience. Flying there is easy, but there are other ways to get there too. Here's how you can travel from Delhi to Udaipur.

A Road Trip to Udaipur from Delhi 

After exploring Delhi's gardens, seeing the majestic Qutab Minar, and enjoying the famous Delhi momos, you're ready to head to Udaipur. The road trip on NH 8 takes about 13 hours. Once you arrive in Udaipur, prepare to be amazed by the beautiful Pichola Lake after hours of enjoying your road trip playlist and stopping for tea and snacks.

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Trip from Delhi to Udaipur on a Bus 

While discussing road travel, don't overlook the option of taking a bus from Delhi to Udaipur. Like driving, it also takes about 13 hours. During the trip, you can look forward to stops at roadside dhabas and tea stalls. With various bus options available, from AC Sleeper or Recliner to non-AC versions, you can pick the most comfortable one for your journey.

A Classic Train Ride from Delhi to Udaipur 

As the train leaves Delhi, watch the cityscape change to countryside. Once the train speeds up, settle in and enjoy snacks like tea, chips, and samosas from onboard vendors. The super-fast train should get you to your destination in about 11 hours.


After travelling from Delhi to Udaipur, consider staying at The Sierra - By the Lake. This boutique hotel overlooks Lake Pichola and offers scenic views. It's well-located, close to attractions like the Saheliyon-ki-Bari Garden and just a 30-minute walk from the city centre. Choose The Sierra not just for its comfort, but also for the fun activities it arranges, such as horseback riding and bicycle tours, ensuring a comprehensive experience.