One of the biggest urban areas in Rajasthan, Jodhpur is best-known for the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. Jodhpur is otherwise called the 'Sun City' on account of the splendid and sunny weather throughout the entire year and the 'Blue City' in light of the vast bunch of houses painted in blue around the post. Jodhpur, which was beforehand known as Marwar, was established in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput head of the Rathore family.
The city was situated on the arranged street connecting Delhi to Gujarat which empowered it to benefit from a prosperous exchange opium, copper, silk, shoes, dates and espresso. Under the standard of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur developed into a brilliant present day city. Amid the guideline of the British, Jodhpur went ahead to wind up the biggest city in Rajputana. It flourished under the British; its shippers, the Marwaris, thrived and came to possess a main position in exchange all over India.
What is included in the tour
- All transfers/sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
- Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off in Jodhpur
- Professional private tour guide
- Monument entrance fees
- Buffet lunch & accommodation
What is NOT included in the tour
- Still/ video camera fees
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Visit Mehrangarh Fort, four hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur
- Visit Jaswant Thada, traditional cremation ground of Jodhpur rulers
- Visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, is one of the world's largest private residences
- See the Clock Tower and shop at the colorful Sadar Market
- Buffet lunch at a local restaurant
We offer an amazing Jaipur-Jodhpur weekend tour that will take you to the Sun City of India. Our tour will cover all important places of Jodhpur that will win your heart. Plan your coming weekend to Jodhpur and be ready with your camera to capture some picture perfect shots.
Day 01: Jaipur - Jodhpur (330 Kms)
Drive to Jodhpur early in the morning. On arrival at Jodhpur, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or you can visit the local market. An overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Jodhpur
After breakfast, we will visit the Mehrangarh Fort. Founded by Rao Jodha in 1459, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in Jodhpur. It is the most glorious fort in Jodhpur as well as in Rajasthan. Located on a 150 m high hill, the fort is a major attraction among most tourists visiting India. Enter the seven, battle-scarred gateways and tour the highlights, learning about the fort’s past as you go. It is 5 kms below through a circular road from the city.
Further, we will visit The Jaswant Thada.
Jaswant Thada is an elegant marble monument of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Built by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh in the memory of his father, the monument is also known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar. The main center of the memorial has been built like a temple with intricately carved marble stone.
Later, we will visit Umaid Bhawan Palace.
Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh (1929 - 1942), Umaid Bhawan Palace was named after him. This wonderful Palace is also named as Chittar Palace due to the local chittar sandstone used in its building. It is one of the great examples of Indo-colonial and art deco architecture of the 30s. The exclusive feature of this palace is that the manually chiselled sandstone blocks have been put together in a special system of interlocking. A part of this ancient palace has been now converted into a hotel. The other remains on the hotel is converted into an excellent museum that houses model weapons, aeroplanes, antique clocks, priceless crockery, bob watches and hunting trophies. Inside the museum also view its displays of royal regalia, weapons, and timepieces, and admire the gardens, complete with peacocks and a Zodiac Pool. Both sections of the palace together retain the ambience of royal splendour.
After a buffet lunch at a local restaurant, we will head to see Jodhpur’s Clock Tower, and enjoy shopping time at Sadar Market, a traditional haat (outdoor) bazaar. Browse the stalls for souvenirs like silver jewelry, bangles, clothes, and textiles before your tour finishes for the day.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Jodhpur - Jaipur (330 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will drive back to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, we will drop you at your desired location.