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Jodhpur is the 2nd largest city in the state of Rajasthan in Northern India. Located at the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha. Jodhpur gave its name to the popular riding trouser that originated here. The city has two popular monikers. The first being ‘Sun City’ due to the frequent bright and sunny weather that the city enjoys. The second and more common being ‘Blue City’ as many of the houses surrounding the Fort are painted blue.

Lying on the ancient trade route, the city is dominated by the massive Meherangarh Fort, topping a sheer rocky ridge. A 10 km long wall surrounds the old city with many gates serving as entrances. The new city is settled around this walled area, Jodhpur offers plenty to see and do. Still run by the maharaja of Jodhpur, Meherangarh Fort is probably the most formidable fortress in all of Rajasthan. One of the fort’s 7 gates is stilled scarred by cannon ball hits. Inside the fort, there is a series of courtyards and palaces some of which house an amazing collection of the trappings of Indian royalty and courtyards. The views from the fort are simply stunning.

Another popular landmark of the old city is the clock tower, located close to the vibrant Sandar market – this is a great place for a stroll. Here you can wander through the many alleys selling spices, Indian sweets, silver and handicrafts. Towards the south-east is the awesome Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum, a gargantuan Indo-Saracenic pile commissioned by Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1929.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Jodhpur, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to India

The Ganges | Varanasi | India
Passage to India
15 days FROM $3,099

Embark on a colourful journey through remarkable Rajasthan. Explore the legendary Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, before travelling into the mighty Thar Desert to explore the remote towns of Bikaner, Jaisalmer and the Blue city of Jodphur. Opt to finish your tour back in Delhi or head south to Mumbai, the home of Bollywood.

Tailormade Holidays to Jodhpur

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in India — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Jodhpur.

Ajit Bhawan, Jodhpur
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Heritage

The one time residence of the Late General Maharaj Ajit Singh, the Ajit Bhawan has been tastefully renovated into a hotel. The hotel offers elegant, spacious and comfortable rooms with hard wooden flooring and ornate furniture. A dip in the refreshing outdoor pool is the perfect way to start the day before exploring Jodphur. Centrally located and near to the Umaid Bhawan Palace and set in well manicured sprawling gardens.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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