Travel to Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan and you'll see why it is one of the most preferred travel destinations in India. Jodhpur stands on sandstone hills and is surrounded by a strong wall of 10 kms. The Rajput chief Rao Jodha founded Jodhpur in 1459. Jodhpur was the center of power of the Rathore clan of Rajput warriors in Rajasthan. You can see many places of interest in and around Jodhpur on your Jodhpur Travel Itinerary. A visit to Jodhpur will truly take you back to an earlier royal time, when brave warriors and beautiful princesses lived in magnificent forts and beautiful palaces. Let us give you a glimpse of tourist sites covered in our Jodhpur Travel packages.
Travel Destinations in Jodhpur Rajasthan
Mehrangarh Fort: Built by Maharaja Man Singh, it is a fine example of the military might of Rajputs. Perched on an imposing hill, Mehrangarh fort is spread over 5 kms. Within Mehrangarh Fort there are beautiful palaces, carved balconies and a musuem of weaponry, clothing and artifacts of the Rathore rulers of Jodhpur.
Umaid Bhawan: This architectural wonder is made of sandstone. Originally built as an employment generation project during a year when the state suffered a severe drought, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is a grand heritage hotel. Its beautiful architecture, heritage ambience and royal grandeur are a sight to be seen. Today, it has been converted into a museum and a luxury hotel.
Jaswant Thada: This white marble structure is the cenotaph of the rulers of Jodhpur. It contains memorials of previous kings and nobles of the Rathore clan. It was built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant II. Many tourists flock to his shrine to pay their homage.
The Mahamandir Temple: Built in 1812, this striking temple displays some excellent examples of stone carving. The golden sandstone is carved in intricate designs and floral patterns and are a reminder of the beautiful craftsmanship of the artisans of Rajasthan.
Giridkot and Sardar Market: These are famous markets of the city where you can shop to your hearts content. Jodhpur is famous for handicraft items ranging from furniture to camel leather bags, shoes and belts. Tie and dyed fabric, traditional rajasthani clothes decorated with mirrorwork and embroidery and Rajasthani turbans and puppets are some popular souvenirs which you can pick up when you travel to Jodhpur Rajasthan.
|Camel Safari in Rajasthan|
11 days/ 10 nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Lathi - Dalasar – Mulana – Zarat - Jaisalmer – Delhi
|Rajasthan Heritage Tour|
15 nights / 16 days
Samode - Nawalgarh - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Kanota - Agra - Delhi
|Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan|
14 nights / 15 days
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Sawai Madhopur - Kota - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Rohet - Jodhpur - Pushkar - Nawalgarh - Neemrana - Delhi
|Golden Triangle and Rajasthan Tour|
7 days/ 6 nights
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Pushkar
|Rajasthan Wildlife Tour|
15 Nights/ 16 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore Tiger Park - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Chitrakoot - Varanasi - Delhi
|Royal Rajasthan Tour|
21 days/ 20 nights
Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Khuri - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bundi - Pushkar - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra