Fateh Sagar Lake


About Fateh Sagar Lake



The Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake that surrounds the city of Udaipur. The lake was built by Maharana Udai Jai Singh in the 16th century, but it was later reconstructed by Maharana Fateh Singh. The lake is around 2.4 km long and 1.6 km wide, with a depth of around 11.5 meters. Monsoons here bring a stunning depth of 1 square km to the lake.

The Fateh Sagar Lake is surrounded by three main islands around it. The first and the largest of them being Nehru Park, a famous garden which comprises of a boat shaped restaurant and a small zoo for children and adults. It is also one of the most popular picnic spots for tourists as well as locals. The area of the whole park is around 4 square km. The second island which is situated on the lake is a small public park with beautiful jet water fountains run by the Government of Rajasthan. The third one is the Udaipur Solar Observatory, considered to be one of the best solar reserves in Asia.

The lake is flanked by a well-established road on one side and hilly mountains on the other. You will be offered stunning views of the lake, if you happen to drive through Moti Magri road, Fateh Sagar drive and Rani Road. Evenings here take on a different charm with a thousand sparkling lights and the busy chatter of tourists and locals. The lake is a photographer and nature lover's delight with its breathtaking beauty and many options of picture perfect views, especially the astonishingly beautiful sunset amidst the mountain range. If you'd like to explore more or are in the mood for some excitement, you can hire pedal boats from Moti Magri hills and enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake.

Location



The Fateh Sagar Lake is located to the North of Lake Pichola. The lake is easily accessible through local transport.

Best Time to Visit



The summer season should be avoided if you want to enjoy every bit of the place. Monsoons do bring a little relief with the cooling showers, but the city does not receive much rain even during the rainy season, making the weather humid and sticky.

The best time to visit Udaipur is during the months of September to March. The weather is very pleasant and you can enjoy every bit of your stay during this period. A number of festivals and celebrations take place during this time as well, the most significant being Shilpgram crafts Mela, which attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world.

How to Reach



The Maharana Pratap Airport, located near Dabok, is at a distance of 22 km from the main city. The airport is connected well with many domestic flights connecting all major cities of India.

The railway station is located at a convenient distance from the city. The city lies on a vast network of rail which connects Udaipur to all the major cities of India.

The city also has a well-established bus service network which includes deluxe and non-deluxe buses as well as State run transport.

With a brilliant road network to its credit, you can drive down to the city, or if you don't want to drive you can hire a vehicle from tour operators and enjoy a wonderful chauffeur driven journey to this city.

However, when you are in Udaipur, you can take local buses, auto-rickshaws, tongas and taxis from the city to reach Fateh Sagar Lake.

Fateh Sagar Lake - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

AddressFateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India
Entry Fee :No entry fee
Timings :Visiting Hours -
Phone No (Official) 
Official Websitewww.udaipur.org.uk
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Nearest railway stationUdaipur City Train Station


Last Updated on : September 29, 2016

 

     


     

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