Jodhpur is an eastern and mystical holiday location located in the middle of India, in the northwest, bordering Rajasthan . This city will amaze you and invite you to delve into it because you will be submerged in a beautiful painting of intense blue colors, represented by the little houses that stretch along the horizon simulating like a sky.
During the time of the Brahmins, the houses were painted in this color to mitigate the suffocating heat that could be lived there and now it is preserved next to the historic museum of Mehrangarh Fort, where you can contemplate the classic decoration of the “Rajput” lineage, an old caste and to know the history of the brave women who were burned for love in the battles that were celebrated centuries ago between Hindus and Mongols as well as different nations that wanted to conquer the city. Climb up and see the view of the city you will be surprised by its global vision and the cannons that will be there!
Near Jodhpur you can access the desert of Thar , an unforgettable place to dine along the dunes and listen to local music being invited by the bhangra regional dancers, who will show their best steps before the horizon and the sunsets of the most attractive sun in Asia. Also, this is a perfect destination for your kart racing as well as trips on camels that will transport you to the worlds of the Silk Road. Desert Camel Safari is the one of the most adventurous & popular activity in Jodhpur.
Do not forget to try the different sauces and spiced mango smoothies, as well as the “laddo”, some sweets made with flour and coconut milk, the vegetable curries and commitment to local crafts in the form of precious embroidered shoes, the skirts of silk and embroidered kurtas (blouses), choli (tiny blouses) of dance, colorful earrings as well as dolls created in an artisanal way by women from Rajasthan Villages.
How to Reach Jodhpur
By Air – Jodhpur Airport is the nearest airport which is at distance of approx. 5 kms from the Jodhpur city. You can easily get flights to and from Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, via Air India and Jet Airways or any other air lines. From Airport, you can take a cab to reach the city.
By Train – Indian Railway is well connected with Jodhpur. Trains from Jodhpur run to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and other cities of India. There are also an option of luxury train for Jodhpur tour. Such as Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and other luxury train.
By Road – Jodhpur is well-connected by road to major cities in Rajasthan and also to other cities of India such as Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, etc.. You can reach Jodhpur by road from Udaipur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Mount Abu.
Best time to visit Jodhpur
October to March is the ideal time or peak season to visit Jodhpur. At this time weather is so pleasant. This is a perfect time for honeymooners to soak into the spirit of the city, enjoy sightseeing during daytime, go for desert activities and adventurous activities.