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Welcome – To the gateway of Thar Desert

November 14, 2019 admin

Dipped in the hue of blue, decorated with metaphors like “sun city”, housing majestic monuments: Now can you guess the city that I am talking about? Yes, you are right, we are talking about Jodhpur; The Blue City. In the past, the Brahmins of the city used to live in blue colored buildings i.e., how Jodhpur earns its name as the Blue City of India. From the vantage point atop the imposing fort of Mehrangarh, you almost feel like a royalty overlooking your subjects. With its ancient architecture framing its magnificent landscape, Jodhpur has always managed to capture the imagination of travellers from around the Globe. Welcome to Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan, truly a travellers delight.

Best time to visit Jodhpur

The best time to visit Jodhpur is in winters. October to March is the peak tourist season for Jodhpur. Temperatures lie in a pleasant 7°C to 25°C range. The nights are chilling and days are warm. So come prepared with winter cloths. The plethora of tourist activities involve desert camping, visiting various forts and temples and attending famous festivals like the Desert Kite Festival, the Marwar festival among many more. The pleasant weather makes your travel exhaustion free.

 

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Places to visit in Jodhpur:

 

Explore the Mehrangarh Fort

Your Jodhpur tour packages should begin with the Mehrangarh fort, one of the largest forts of India. It offers you a sneak-peek into the backyard of Rajasthan’s history where many battles were fought and sacrifices were made to safeguard this land. Peeping from the fort, you get an excellent view of the blue colored houses that has given Jodhpur the name of being the blue city of India. If you want to appreciate the attraction better, you can opt for the audio guide that will help you understand the history of the Rathore rulers as you walk around the fort. It takes you around 4-5 hours to explore Mehrangarh fort.

Architectural excellence of Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada is a beautiful white marble structure built by Maharaja Jaswant Singh II in memory of his father. The intricate marble work is hard to miss, and the peaceful gardens that surround this cenotaph is the perfect place to overcome exhaustion.
There is a small lake in front of the cenotaph that adds to the surreal ambience of this attraction. The place opens at 9 am every day and charges entry fees from tourists. It would take you around 30mins to visit this place.

Ghanta Ghar and Sardar market

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Ghanta Ghar or the Clock Tower is a prominent landmark of Jodhpur; it was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh between 1880 and 1911. The market surrounding the tower is known by the name of Sardar market which happens to be a great place for shopping. Do you know about “the right things to buy” in the Jodhpur bazaars? Here we have the list; Antique artifacts, wooden furniture (the best here, hotel staff can help you ship home your bigger items), silver, gold, carpets, scarves, puppets, dyes textiles, leather shoes and bags. Crammed with more than 7000 big and small shops. This is invariably the place where every shopaholics dream seems to come true.

Rani Padamsar Lake

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Ranisar and Padamsar lakes are two adjoining lakes in the city of Jodhpur built over 500 years ago. They are situated at the rear of the Mehrangarh Fort, near the Fateh Pol. These scenic lakes were created to conserve water, as Jodhpur has a desert type of climate where rainfall is scanty.

Umaid Bhawan palace

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hawan Palace in Jodhpur is part hotel, part museum and part palace. Umaid Bhawan Palace is a well-known palace that was built in the year 1928 – 1943. This palace is built with grand yellow sandstone spreading over 26 acres of garden; making it one of the largest private residences. The residence of Gaj Singh II, Umaid Bhawan Palace has 300+ rooms amid the magnificent gardens. The premise of the palace houses the grand Taj Umaid Bhawan palace hotel, which allows guests to experience the grandeur of the bygone era. It will take around 3hours to explore the palace thoroughly.

Osian camping

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Preface – why one should do it. How far it is from Jodhpur, how to go there. Engross on a royal safari on the ship of desert for some time and make the evening an unforgettable one with folk music and dance. Get the local flavor of Rajasthan through its delicacies. Observe some local tribes living nearby; interact with them to know more about their lifestyle and culture. Relish the beautiful sight of Thar desert by spending some time walking through the sand, watching the sun go down. These are the thing which makes Osian camping a memorable one. You can also book for camel safari and desert safari to enhance your travel experience.

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Tour packages we offer

You can avail in-city tours with Padharo like full day city tour and half day city tour. Full day city tour is for 8 hours while the half day city tour is for 4 hours. Normally the tour begins by 9 am but we offer half day city tour in two time slots for the convenience of our customers. We are open to customized tour package also. Audio guide,vehicle rental, driver charges and fuelis included in the tour package.

Vehicle rental services

Vehicle rental services are available in two categories; Self –driven and Driver-driven. In self- driven we offer all types of vehicle except SUV and Sedan. The best taxi services in Rajasthan for in-city and outstation sightseeing. Precisely we offer bicycle, motorcycle and Hatchback. Other vehicles like Sedan, SUV and auto are available with the driver. The standard time of the booking is from 9am to next day 9am in self-driven. The entire process is paperless and convenient to make it seamless.

Activities we offer

If you want to explore real Jodhpur, we have many options whereby you can book for activities like flying fox at Mehrangarh fort, boating at Kaylana Lake, desert safari and camping in Osian sand dunes and Paragliding at a location 40kms from Jodhpur.

Events

Bishnoi village safari helps you explore prominent village spots in Jodhpur where you can get a firsthand experience of village life, their customs and traditional lifestyle. Vehicle charges, driver charges and fuel expenses are included in the event.

Want to see these places at the most affordable prices? Avail the services of Padharo concierge for all your travel needs. We can help you book your room nights and tour packages for all the major cities of Rajasthan. We also provide tickets for activities and events apart from customized tours. If you are in a new city contact us, to take you to every nook and corner of the city in our road worthy vehicles on rent. Our executives possess the requisite skills to assist you for everything and anything related to travel. For more information, check our website and app.

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