How to Spend 3 days in Jodhpur?

If a long weekend is ahead and you are planning trip, then; Jodhpur helps to give you, your best weekend gateway. Jodhpur is a city in Thar Desert and the second largest and officially metropolitian city of Rajasthan.

Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination featuring many palaces, forts and temples. This beautifu city has given many names due to its uniquieness. It is known as “Sun City” for the bright and sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. It is also known as “Blue City” because of the blue colours that decorate many of the houses in the old city area.

Jodhpur is known for the rare breed of horses called Malani, which are only found here.

Places to Visit in Jodhpur 

1. Mehrangarh Fort

It is one of the largest forts in India. Build around 1460 by Rao Jodha, the fort is situated 125m above the city and is enclosed by thick walls. It is now run by the royal family of Jodhpur. Mehrangarh is packed with history and legends and apart from the museum section you don’t require ticket to enter this magnificent fort.

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2. Umaid Bhavan Palace

Umaid Bhavan Palace jodhpur

It is one of the world’s largest private residences and a part of the palace is managed by Taj Group of Hotels. It has 347 rooms, several courtyards, a large banquet hall and a part of the palace also houses a museum.

3. Mandore Gardens

mandore gardens

It is a heritage spot situated in the outskirts of Jodpur. This garden has a high rock terrace, which is the most prominent attraction. Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a “Hall of Heroes” and a temple to 33 crore Gods. The architectural splendor of the bygone era is clearly evident here.

4. Kailana Lake 

Kailana Lake Jodhpur

It is located on the west of city. It’s an artifcaial lake, constructed in the year 1872 by Pratap Singh.It’s a birdwatchers paradise and you could sail on a boat if you aim to add some breathtaking photograhs to your collection.

5. Clock Tower 

Clock Tower  in Jodhpur

Its a famous landmark in the Old City. The clock tower offers a good view of the fort. Sardar Maket is adjacent to Clock Tower with around 7000 shops; where you can have a great shopping experience.

6. Masuria Hills Garden 

Masuria Hill gardens

It is situated on atop of Mansuria Hills, which lies admist the main city and is an ideal place to take a break from the hustle-bustle of the main city. It gives a beautiful sunset views.

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7. Jodhpur Polo and Equestrain Institute

Jodhpur Polo and Equestrain Institute

Witness the game of polo if you plan to visit in December and get charmed by the sports of the royals as you watch this sport as it is novel experience for you.

8. Chamunda Devi Mandir 

Chamunda Devi Mandir Jodhpur

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and located at the end of Mehrangarh Fort. Every year, during Dusshera, millions of devotees gather at the fort to get a glimpse of the temple.

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How to Reach Jodhpur

Jodhpur airport

  • Jodhpur is well connected to Delhi and Mumbai and the Jodhpur Airport is about 5kms from the city center.
  • It has a well connected railway to all major cities and towns.
  • Jodhpur Railway Station is well connected by direct trains from all the metros and major cities of India.

Best Time to Visit Jodhpur

Between October to February

Where to stay in Jodhpur

Jodhpur offers you with some of the best hotels in Rajasthan ranging from 3-star hotels averaging Rs.2497 to 5-star hotels averaging Rs.25,136. It includes-

  • Vivanta by Taj
  • Jodhana Elite
  • Hotel Inn Season
  • Mandore Guest House
  • Hotel Royal Plazo
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Polo Heritage Hotel
  • Bijolai Palace
  • Fern Residency

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What & Where to Eat in Jodhpur

One should know what to eat; when you are on a Jodhpur trip. Below are the specialities and the must haves.

  • Mave ki Kachori
  • Besan ki Chakki
  • Maakhan Vade
  • Hot & Spicy Mirchibada
  • Panchkuta
  • Makhaniya Lassi
  • Pyaz ki Kachori

You know what to have but where to go to have these is very important to know. And it includes-

  • Cafe Royal at Clock Tower
  • Jodhpur Cafe at Ajit Bhawan
  • Chokeloa Restaurant at Mehrangarh Fort
  • Latitude
  • Hooters
  • Panchranga
  • Ocean Restaurant etc

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