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once the capital of the former princely state of Marwar, is nestled within
the depths of the Thar desert. The city is dominated by the massive
Mehrangarh Fort on the rocky hill. The bustling bazars specialised in
antiques, a plethora of Jain and Hindu temples dating back to 8th to 11th
century built on the outskirts of the small oasis, Osian are some of the
appealing locales of Jodhpur that increases the number of visitants every
The mystifying land of Jodhpur unfolds the rustic charm of rural Rajasthan
and the enigmatic allure of its countryside. To even surprise you further,
rare animals like the black bucks and antelopes, can be spotted once in a
while which are protected by the local tribes.
» Sightseeing :
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Jodhpur has immense
sightseeing opportunities for you. Just hire a vehicle and gaze through the
city, each part of it will delight you.
» Shopping :
A treasure trove for shoppers, Jodhpur
bazaars are teeming with an array of handicrafts. Look for white metal
curios, silverware, quilts, tie & dye fabrics, leather goods, wooden
toys, embroidered leather shoes, lacquerware, antiques, carpets and puppets.
Also get some exquisite Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines, miniature
camels and elephants, marble inlay work and classic silver jewelry. The best
shopping spots are Sojati Gate, Tripolia Bazaar, Mochi-hi-gali and Lakhara
» Eating Out :
Apart from hotels and restaurants,
there are many city restaurants, serving some very delectable Rajasthani,
Indian and continental dishes.
» Mehrangarh Fort :
Situated on a steep
hill, the 5 km long majestic Mehrangarh Fort on a 125 metre high hill is one
of the largest forts in India. It has been a witness to the splendour of a
bygone era. The beauty and the grandeur of numerous palaces in the fort
narrate a saga of hard sandstones yielding to the chisels of skilled
Jodhpuri sculptures. Noteworthy of these palaces are the Moti Mahal, the
Phool Mahal, the Sheesh Mahal, the Sileh Khana and the Daulat Khana. These
palaces house a fabulous collection of trappings of Indian royalty including
a superb collection of palanquins, elephant hawdahs, miniature paintings of
various schools, musical instruments, costumes and furniture.
» Umaid Bhawan Palace :
Built in 20th century by
Maharaja Umaid Singh, the Umaid Bhawan Palace contained everything that the
royalty required a private cinema hall, a luxurious swimming pool
inlaid with tiles depicting the zodiac, gigantic royal suites, a soaring
rotunda, fancy ball rooms, a majestic durbar hall, billiards room,
ballrooms, banquet halls, libraries, staff quarters, servant quarters. The
palace was built as a centerpiece of his massive famine-relief scheme,
giving employment to hundreds of people for nearly 16 years. This splendid
edifice in sandstone is still the residence of the former rulers with a
section of it running as hotel and remaining part as a museum.
time allows you can extend your tour and visit the places around Jodhpur.
These are Mahamandir (a temple; 2 km north-east of the city), Balasmund lake
and palace( 7 km from Jodhpur), Mandore gardens (8 km north of Jodhpur),
Osian (is an archaeologists delight ;65 km from Jodhpur) and Rohet (40 kms
south of Jodhpur). These places are beautiful and will add to the fun of the
||Most Ideal Time to
Jodhpur experiences some warm climate during the months of summer
that extends from the months of April to middle of the October. In winter
the climate of Jodhpur is quite pleasant although night might be quiet cold
with temperature dropping up to 3 'C during the night. The best time to
visit this princely city is during the months of October to April.
» By Air :
The Jodhpur airport is located 5
km from the city centre. Indian Airlines / Alliance Air and Jet Airways
connect Jodhpur with regular flights. Recently, Jagson Airlines have started
their flights which connect the city with Delhi, Jaipur and Jaisalmer.
» By Trains :
The Jodhpur railway station is located
2 km from the city. Jodhpur is on the Western Railway's broad gauge network
and is linked to various centres in the region by express and passenger
trains. An excellent connection to Jaipur is Inter City Express. The Jodhpur
Rly Station is location in the heart of the city. The city is connected
directly from Delhi by Mandore Express and Paschim Express. Other
connections are from Agra, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Ahmedabad.
» By Road :
National highway No. 65 connects Jodhpur
to Haryana in the north and Gujrat in the south. Rajasthan roadways run
excellent regular service of coaches from Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner. Some
important road distances are Jaipur (340 km), Ajmer (208 km), Mount Abu (304
km), Bikaner (260 km), Udaipur (275 km), Jaisalmer (285 km), Agra ( 575 km),
Delhi (602 km). The city is well connected by luxury and deluxe coaches,
many of which offer convenient overnight connections.
» Private Vehicles :
You can contact us for this, as
we are well established with an extensive number of cars and coaches
(functional all over India) for the tourists from all over. Our collection
of cars and coaches include - luxury, deluxe and economy categories, just
pick the one which is most suitable for you.
trip to Rajasthan always includes the enigmatic city of Jodhpur which is
famous for various reasons like its ancient and splendid architectural
monuments, delightful areas for shopping, sightseeing and much more. The
city is accessible by all the means of transport from various parts of the
country. Once you reach the city, you can easily move around owing to a
fairly developed public transport system. There are no metered taxis in the
city but tourist taxis are available. Besides this, unmetered auto rickshaws
and cycle rickshaws are also found around the place for the convienience of
The tourists who care for comfort, convenience and luxury can book with us
at the time of planning the tour. We assure you a unforgettable and one of
its kind tour in the city via our fleet of cars and coaches which will be at
your service all the time.
Pick from the heritage, deluxe, standard and budget hotels, Jodhpur
has several of them. All of the accommodations available here fairly cater
to the needs of the tourists from all around.