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10 Days Rajasthan and Agra Tour
8 Days Taj Mahal Tour
8 Days Taj Mahal and Wildlife
8 Days Rajputana Tour
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8 Days Delhi-Jaipur-Agra Tour
 
7 Days Rajasthan Tour
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Mehrangarh Fort

Introduction of Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the 2nd largest city of Rajasthan and one of the prominent tourist spot in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is known as "Sun City" for the bright and sunny weather which it enjoys all around the year. Jodhpur is located on the edge of Thar Desert at an elevation of 216 meters above sea level with Bikaner, Nagaur and Jaisalmer as the main adjoining cities. Jodhpur is also called the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. Jodhpur is well-known for its wonderful forts and palaces. Jodhpur was the capital of the princely state of Marwar earlier. Jodhpur has some famous attractions such as Mehrangarh fort which is situated on a rocky hill and colourful markets of Jodhpur which specialize in antiques.

Temperature of Jodhpur is about 40 degree Celsius in summers and it is about 11 degree Celsius in winters. Best season to visit Jodhpur is from November to March. Languages which are spoken in Jodhpur are: Rajasthani, Marwari, English and Hindi.

History of Jodhpur

The foundation of Jodhpur was laid down in 1459 by the Rajput chief Rao Jodha. Jodhpur was the capital of the princely state of Marwar earlier. The old city of Jodhpur is enclosed by a 10 km long wall which has 7 gates and 101 bastions. In the city of Jodhpur there are about 100 towers in the city, most of which are enclosed by protective battlements. In 1211 this area was won by his Rathore Rajput clan. When the older capital of Mandore become too susceptible then Rao Jodha moved to the Jodhpur that time. Jodhpur lies on the strategic Delhi to Gujarat road network, the Marwaris got advantage from the passing traffic of opium, silk, copper which was traded to China. For the military power of the state, the marwaris provided the necessary economic base.

 
Tourist Attractions in Jodhpur

Prominent tourist attractions which can be visited in Jodhpur are Jaswant Thada, Clock tower, Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Jaswant Thada is a royal monument which is constructed in white marble. Mehrangarh Fort is built on a steep hill, it is the best in India with elegantly latticed windows within its residential apartments.

Shopping in Jodhpur

Jodhpur is well-known for its Jodhpuri coats and breeches (riding trousers), tie-and-dye fabrics, embroidered camel leather footwear, lacquer work, cast toys and decorations. The main shopping areas of the city are Sojati Gate for gift shopsand emporia, Station Road for jewellery, Tripolia Bazaar for Handicrafts, Khanda Falsa for tie and dye, Lakhara Bazaar for lac Bangles. There are numerous antique shops in Jodhpur.

Mehrangarh Fort

Clock Tower

Jaswant Thadar

Jaswant Thadar

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace

How to Reach Jodhpur

By Rail:
Jodhpur is well connected by rail. Jodhpur railway station is well connected with other important cities of the India.

By Road:
Jodhpur is also linked by road. Jodhpur is connected with many destinations of India by road.

By Air:
Jodhpur is also connected by air. Regular flights are operated between Jodhpur and other destinations of India.

 

You will visit “Jodhpur” during the below Tours of Rajasthan

31 Days Rajasthan Tour (Including Jodhpur)
31 Days / 30 Nights

Delhi - Alwar - Deeg - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Dholpur - Ranthambore - Tonk - Bundi - Jhalawar - Kota - Bijolia - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Banswara - Udaipur - Rajsamand - Nathdwara - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Rohetgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner -  Nagaur - Mandawa - Sikar - Jhunjhunu -Jaipur - Delhi


28 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour (Including Jodhpur)
28 Days / 27 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohetgarh - Deogarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Chittorgarh - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

24 Days Forts and Palaces Tour (Including Jodhpur)
24 Days / 23 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

19 Days Rajasthan and North India Tour (Including Jodhpur)
19 Days / 18 Nights
Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

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