India. A nation of many exotic faces. A country filled with glorious architecture, fascinating culture, outstanding natural beauty and sensual indulgence.
Fascinating Jodhpur, custom tours of the magnificent Blue City
Sun City, Blue City are just two of the names for this magnificent city hugging the edge of the Thar Desert.
Visit fascinating Jodhpur, custom tours of the magnificent Blue City where its easy to see from the many blue cubed buildings in the old quarter that its where it gets its first name blue.
It is also said that the sun shines here every day hence its second name.
The old city is a maze of alleyways and winding streets, and there is something new to see around every corner.
The Kingdom of Rathore is now a mix of ancient ruins from the original city to the modern Jodhpur. Many of the buildings are architectural masterpieces from the 16th-century side by side with newer, but not modern, buildings.
Its Palaces and Forts are steeped in tradition, and an old world atmosphere surrounds the ancient city.
Streets are crammed with bazaars selling saris, spices and traditional handicrafts. Wander and take in the heady smells of incense and spices before taking in the sites
Fabulous Sightseeing Tours of the Home of Maharajas
What could be better than fabulous sightseeing tours of the home of Maharajas? In the land of majestic Palace and Forts, you can lose yourself in the atmosphere of days gone by and imagine that you are that prince or princess.
Take custom tours of:-
Mehrangarh Fort rising majestically up into the bright Indian sky, literally a rock fortress.
A stunning memorial to his father the fantastic architecture of the Jaswant Thada Temple.
Marvel at the honey coloured, intricately carved clock tower then bags a bargain at the nearby market.
Be dazzled by the Edwardian glory that is Umaid Palace and learns its history at the museum.
Relax at Ranier Lake and wander the gardens and ruins and seek out some of the wildlife.
Top 10 Things to Do in Jodhpur
Travel Tips for Jodhpur
A good time to visit Jodhpur is in October to March, and this is also peak season when the weather is pleasant, but prices can also be higher. Temperatures can sometimes be as low as 10º and days are sunny and bright. In March to June, this is summer season and can get as high as 42º. In January be sure not to miss the Desert Kite Festival a spectacularly colourful display. Off season from July to September is when you may find hotel bargains
Your holiday expenses here would firstly depend on when you travel. The late winter period and spring are classed as peak season, so this would be the most expensive time to holiday there. An average hotel room would cost around 1,600 IR, and this is a mid range hotel. Taxis are reasonable and cost on average 300 IR per journey, or you can hire a car at a maximum cost of 3,500 IR depending on the size of the car. private tours are reasonable priced.
Remember to dress appropriately and respect the locals and their beliefs. Make sure you consult your Doctor to find out what vaccinations or boosters you may need before you go. Take medicines with you for sickness and the dreaded Dehli Belly although rare it can be unpleasant and draining. Eat street food when prepared fresh in front of you, drink plenty of bottled water and apply sunscreen even on cloudy days. guided tours are best booked early.
The general climate of Jodhpur is sunny, dry and hot with a minimum temperature of 22º in summer and 10º in winter. Maximum summer temperatures can reach a sizzling 41º and even 36º in winter. So you can see its never really cold there. From July to September is monsoon season when it could be a small shower to a drenching downpour so make sure you go out prepared even if it starts sunny.
Rajasthan India Guided Tour, Visit an incredible land of Maharaja's with Forts, Palaces, Desert, Culture and tradition of this incredible nation.