Jodhpur tourism presents a lot of attractions to tourists. There are many things to do in Jodhpur. These are desert safari, visiting historical places, and local art galleries. And, if you are someone who loves adventures, then Blue city Jodhpur is the best place to visit in India.
Blue city Jodhpur is also known as Sun City and Blue City. Sun city, because it is sunny and also has hot weather throughout the year. And, the Blue city because most of the houses are painted Blue which keeps them cool and protects them from hot weather.
Things to Do in Jodhpur
There are historical places, Camel safari, Thar Desert, and lakes in Jodhpur tourism. So, it totally depends on you to choose which one is preferable. To experience all these things in Jodhpur, you need at least 7-8 days But 3-4 days are enough for visiting the most popular places in the city.
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About Blue City Jodhpur
Jodhpur is a city in Rajasthan in India from where the Thar desert starts. It is the western region of Rajasthan. So, it is a blend of Rajasthani culture and adventures.
Visiting Jodhpur is a bit different from any other cities of Rajasthan as it has many unique attractions. This is one of the most populated cities of Rajasthan and there are many tourist places in this city. So it takes some time to visit this; maybe 4-5 days.
This city is famous for its food, culture, and heritage. Also, the taste of food in jodhpur is very spicy and has an amazing aroma.
Those blue coloured houses and places like fort, museum and temples in Jodhpur are indeed enchanting. And, the markets are crowded and the local lifestyle are wonderful to explore.
For adventure lovers, Camel ride is the best experience while visiting Jodhpur. Camel safari is available easily in some desert areas of Jodhpur.
History of Jodhpur
Jodhpur was named after a ruler from “Marwar” called ‘Rao Jodha’ in 1459 AD. Marwar kingdom was established by the rulers of the Rathore clan. Rao Jodha, after establishing jodhpur also ruled the neighboring states. Therefore, the area became famous as the ”Marwar” region. However, Mandore was the capital of Marwar which then shifted to Jodhpur.
The most powerful rulers of Marwar were Gurjar pratihar, Rao Jodha, Rao Chandrasen, Maharaja Jaswant Singh, Ajit Singh, and many more.
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Jodhpur Tourism Plan
This is the best 3-day plan to visit the most popular places of Jodhpur to know culture, history and make it less tiring. Jodhpur tourism is only worth if you visit these wonderful places.
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Day 1 in Jodhpur Tour
Visit historical places like Mehrangarh Fort, and Jaswant Thada(a cenotaph). These are wonderful places to know the rich history of this place.
Day 2 in Jodhpur Tour
Visit Umaid Bhawan palace museum, clock tower, and local market of the city. Go to street shops and taste the local food near the clock tower.
Day 3 in Jodhpur Tour
On day 3 during city tour, Visit Mandore which is a historical place, then Kaylana Lake. And, if you have more time then also experience the camel safari in Machia safari park.
Time to spend in Jodhpur
It will take at least 3-4 days to visit this city. You can plan a 4 day trip to Jodhpur to visit the popular tourist attractions.
Best time to visit Sun City
The Winter season is the best time to visit Jodhpur. This is the ideal time to explore this hot place. While, if you plan a trip to Jodhpur in the summers, it may be very humid and uncomfortable according to its atmosphere. So, make a proper plan before you visit this place.
Accommodation (Where to Stay)
There are many hotels and hostels in Jodhpur for a comfortable stay. It may vary as per the hotel. However, you can get a sharing or dormitory room at just 300 rupees per night. So, You can find a hotel near Mehrangarh fort or any tourist place at affordable prices.
How to reach
Jodhpur is well connected with other popular cities of India. It’s easy to get a train or plane to reach here. Then, you can hire an auto or cab to visit places in the city. However, a city bus(minibus) is also available if you want to save a few bucks.
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