Udai Sagar

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Udaisagar Lake, situated near Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, is a significant artificial reservoir dating back to the 16th century. Constructed by Maharana Udai Singh II, the founder of Udaipur, this lake is one of the five prominent lakes encircling the city. Spanning approximately 4 square kilometers, Udaisagar Lake was engineered by damming the Berach River, ensuring a reliable water source for Udaipur and its environs.


Udaisagar Lake boasts a serene ambiance, surrounded by picturesque hills and lush greenery, making it a popular destination for picnics, leisurely boat rides, and appreciating natural beauty. The ancient temple of Lord Eklingji, dedicated to Lord Shiva, adds to the historical and religious significance of the area, attracting devotees and tourists alike.

Conservation Efforts

As part of the National Lake Conservation Program, efforts are underway to restore Udaisagar Lake, originally intended to supply water to the region. Presently, the lake serves as a water source for the nearby zinc smelter, while also providing scenic views of the surrounding landscape.

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Udaisagar Lake is between September and March when the weather is pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 11 to 28 degrees Celsius. Summer months experience high temperatures, while the monsoon season brings humidity, making winter the preferred time for exploring Udaipur's scenic locations.

Location and Attractions

Located about 13 kilometers east of Udaipur, Udaisagar Lake offers captivating views of the evening sky and is complemented by the serene Lake Pichola nearby. The area features several attractions, including the renowned Jagdish Temple, showcasing Indo-Aryan architecture, and Arsi Villas, an island sanctuary for migratory birds, enhancing the natural beauty of the region.