Udaipur to Nathdwara by Road – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

Nathdwara means ‘Getaways of the lord’, is a small town located in the Aravali hills of Rajasthan. Nathdwara is a town that is prominently knows for the existence of Rajasthani style paintings and terracotta works, traditional handicrafts, art and artefacts. 

Table of Contents

  1. Why travel from Udaipur to Nathdwara?
  2. Travelling from Udaipur to Nathdwara by car
  3. Best Time To Visit
  4. Popular Routes from Udaipur to Nathdwara
  5. How to Reach Nathdwara by train
  6. How to Reach Nathdwara by flight
  7. Attractions in Nathdwara for sightseeing
  8. Savaari Recommends – Popular places to eat in Nathdwara
  9. Hotels and Resorts in Nathdwara

Why travel from Udaipur to Nathdwara?

Nestled within the Aravalli Hills, Nathdwara is a small and quiet town of Rajasthan, mostly known for its religious significance. Sitting on the banks of the Banas River, Nathdwara also enjoys a picturesque location. From the gorgeous views of the Aravalli Hills to the traditional Pichwai paintings, this pristine locale of Rajasthan is rich in art, architecture, religion, and culture. Nathdwara owes its name to the most famous temple of the town- Srinathji temple, and means “Gateway to Srinathji”.

The best way to reach Nathdwara is to book a cab from Udaipur and do a quick road trip. When you book a cab from Udaipur to Nathdwara with Savaari, you get the option of completely customizing your trip, that fits your budget and travel goals, thus turning a simple drive into an interesting journey.

Udaipur to Nathdwara

Travelling from Udaipur to Nathdwara by car

The road from Udaipur to Nathdwara passes through quaint but colorful towns of central Rajasthan and hinterlands of the state. With our personalized Savaari tour packages from Udaipur to Nathdwara, you can experience the shifting landscape from the royal city of Udaipur to the quieter and quainter small towns and villages.

Along the way, you will cross towns like Elkingi, Delwara, Amberi etc. You can stop over at any of these places for a quick tour, explore local art and artisans, or sample traditional food at local eateries.  

Udaipur to Nathdwara Roadtrip

Best Time To Visit 

Sitting in the heart of Rajasthan, Nathdwara experiences very harsh weather. Summers are hot and dry with very high temperatures, making it difficult for sightseeing. The winters are quite cold and chilly with pleasant temperatures.

The winter months, therefore, are the best time to explore the outdoors and visit temples. You can also visit during the period before winter when the local festival celebrations are in full swing. The best time to visit Nathdwara is in the months from September to February.

Popular Routes from Udaipur to Nathdwara

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Udaipur to Nathdwara via NH58

This is the shortest, fastest, and the only route to travel from Udaipur to Nathdwara. Despite tolls on the way, this is the fastest route because the Udaipur to Nathdwara traffic on this route is regular and you can avoid road closures. The distance on this route from Udaipur to Nathdwara is only 46KM and takes less than an hour to reach. Always check live maps and instant traffic updates for the latest information on the road conditions from Udaipur to Nathdwara.

Here’s the basic route map from Udaipur to Nathdwara –

Udaipur — Eklingji — Delwara — Negdiya — Lal Madri — Upali Oden — Nathdwara
Udaipur to Nathdwara via NH58

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • Purohito Ka Talab, Amberi – A beautifully constructed stone embankment on a reservoir, surrounded by hills and bluffs, perfect for a picnic or rest stop. 
  • Sparrow Hill, Madar – A lush and serene zone in the hills near Udaipur, known for sighting of migratory birds, great for sunset views or bird watching in winter.
  • Chhoti Madar Ki Pal, Madar – An expansive reservoir area surrounded by hills and meadows, good for a refreshing break.
  • Eklingji Temple, Eklingji – An ancient Shiva temple constructed after the guardian deity of the Sesodia dynasty, good for a quick tour.
  • Maharana Pratap Statue, Balicha – A giant statue of the eponymous Rajput king commemorating his victory at the Battle of Haldighati.
Purohito Ka Talab, Amberi

Places to eat along this route:

  • The Forest Retreat, Amberi – A quaint, themed resort restaurant serving local dishes and other North Indian cuisines, good for big groups, family-friendly. 
  • Gyangarh Restaurant and Dhaba, Nagada – Highway side restaurant serving meal plates, dhaba-style and local dishes, good for groups, families, late nights, kid-friendly.
  • Maanyagarh, Jhalon Ka Gurha – Casual eatery serving vegetarian meals in a casual setting, good for late nights, groups, families,
  • Mokaji Dhaba, Ghoda Ghati – Standard highway side diner serving dhaba-style menu and local dishes, good for families, groups, kid-friendly.

Udaipur to Nathdwara Road Condition via route 1:

The road conditions from Udaipur to Nathdwara on route 1 are excellent. It is the fastest and the only major route with light traffic, despite some tolls on the way, but there are no road closures.

Udaipur to Nathdwara Best Route

Since there is only one significant and commonly used route between Udaipur and Nathdwara, it is the only option to travel by road between these two cities. There might be some other service roads that cut through villages and towns, but they might not be reliable or have live traffic/roadwork updates available online. Hence it is safe to avoid unknown/unnamed roads and take this highway.

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Other means of travelling from Udaipur to Nathdwara

By Train

There is no railway connectivity in Nathdwara. The nearest railway station is in Mavli Junction, about 30KM away, or at Udaipur City Railway Station, about 50KM away. You can also directly hire a car rental in Udaipur to reach Nathdwara.

By Flight

There is no flight service in Nathdwara or between Udaipur and Nathdwara. The nearest airport to Nathdwara is in Udaipur itself, at Maharana Pratap Airport. So, the only option to travel from Udaipur to Nathdwara is to rent a car or book a cab in Udaipur to reach your destination.

Attractions in Nathdwara for Sightseeing

From ancient temples to historical sites, there’s a lot to see and experience in Nathdwara –

  • Charbhuja Temple – A renowned temple of the town, Charbhuja is dedicated to Vishnu. It is located right outside the town, close to the fort of Bor Rajputs, which is also a popular attraction.
  • Srinathji Temple – Built in the 12th century, the Srinathji Temple is the main temple of Nathdwara and the one that lends the town its name. The site is dedicated to the Krishna avatar of Vishnu and an important Hindu pilgrimage site, especially for Vaishnavites. 
  • Dwarkadheesh Temple – Another iconic temple of Nathdwara and of great significance to followers of the Vallabhacharya sect of Vaishnavism. The architectural style of the temple is quite distinctive and resembles that of Shreeji ki Haveli.
  • Maharana Pratap Museum, Haldighati – A popular museum adjacent to the historical battlefield, preserving information and artifacts from the iconic Battle of Haldighati and regional history. The site also showcases major events in statues and a light and sound show about Maharana Pratap and the battle fought between the Rajputs and the Mughals.

Hire a car rental in Nathdwara to visit these major tourist places.

Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Nathdwara

Nathdwara is a food lover’s paradise with a lot of traditional and contemporary options available for travelers and tourists – 

  • Shree Vallabha Dining Hall, Bada Bazar Road
  • Toran Thaal and Restaurant, near Vandana Talkies, Rampura
  • Shree Mangalmurti Mickeys Restaurant, Ganesh Tekri Rd, near shiv murti
  • Hanging Hours – The Hangout Place, 7 Star Plaza, Naniji ka bagh
  • Naivedyam, jüSTa Brij Bhoomi Resort

Book a cab in Nathdwara to visit these major eateries.

Hotels and Resorts in Nathdwara

Hotel Name Address Phone Number
The Sky Imperial- Hotel Gopal Darshan 120 Feet Rd, opp. Temple Parking, behind Lord Shiva Statue, Nathdwara, Rajasthan 313301 09173806922
jüSTa Brij Bhoomi Nichli Oden, Nathdwara, Rajasthan 313301 08239655222
Sri Vallabh Vilas Lords Plaza Adjacent to Shrinathji Temple,Moti Mahal entrance, NH 162 Ext, Nathdwara, Rajasthan 313301 18008912912
Crimson Park – Shripriya Hotel-Nathdwara NH-8, Sukhadia Nagar, near LIC Office, Nathdwara, Rajasthan 313301 08875019501
Hotel Atithi Bhawan by Sky Stays behind Temple board office, Rampura, Nathdwara, Rajasthan 313301 09413171190

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