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Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur Tour Package
Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur Tour Package: Overview
Holiday Travel offers this amazing Rajasthan package which includes most tourist places. This tour starts from Jodhpur which is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It has been declared as the second "Metropolitan City" of Rajasthan and it is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer as you explore this wonderful city with us. Tough there are historical monuments scattered all over the city but the Jaisalmer Fort will immediately command your attention. Made of sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila, the Jaisalmer Fort is a dominating structure amidst sands. Bikaner, The imposing palaces, beautiful and richly sculptured temples of red and yellow sand stones display some of the finest creations of Rajput civilization. "The Pink City" Spend your days exploring City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Amber and Jaigarh forts. And if you're looking for a unique souvenir, head to one of the bazaars, where you can pick up a pair of camel-leather slippers.
Top Highlights of The Tour
Explore Beautiful Cities in Rajasthan like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur
Enjoy to Visit Jodhpur and Major Attractions like Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sukh Mahal and Jaswant Thada.
All Major Attractions of Jaipur like Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory and Jal Mahal.
Explore Jaisalmer and visit Nathmal Ki Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli , Patwon Ki Haveli, Bada Bagh and jaisalgarh Fort.
Enjoy to visit Bikaner like Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Laxmi Nath Temple and Karni Mata Temple.
Oct-01 To Mar-31
Apr-01 To Sep-30
Dec-16 To Jan-12
6N-7D Standard Package
Ch- Hotel Umaid Residency, Jaipur/Hotel Heritage Haveli, Jodhpur/Hotel Golden city, Jaisalmer/Hotel Desert Wind, Bikaner
|Rs 21499||Rs 22599||Rs 20599||Rs 24999|
6N-7D Delux Package
Ch- Hotel Golden Manor, Jaipur/Hotel Heritage, Jodhpur/Hotel Heritage Shree Ram International,Jaisalmer/Hotel Bharat Palace, Bikaner
|Rs 27499||Rs 28499||Rs 25499||Rs 30499|
6N-7D Luxury Package
Ch-Hotel Radission Blue, jaipur/Hotel Gateway, Jodhpur/Hotel Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer/Hotel Laxzmi Niwas, Bikaner
|Rs 44499||Rs 47599||Rs 41499||Rs 50499|
Daily Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation on Double/Twin sharing basis.
2 Nights Accommodation in Jaisalmer.
2 Nights Accommodation in Jaipur.
1 Night Accommodation in Bikaner.
1 Night Accommodation in Jodhpur
English speaking guide at all palaces visit the local sightseeing tour.
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with English Speaking Driver.
Driver Accommodation and Food
Toll Tax and Parking
All currently applicable taxes
Lunch not include in this package.
None other than above in “inclusions head”, additional services are mentioned in compulsory supplementary services,
Other elementary services like PHp/Mike/Color Mike etc on actual chargeable basis at hotel
Any expenses of a personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, beverages, gratuities etc..
Entrance Fees and Camera fees at monuments and other places of interest.
Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur Tour Package: Hotels
2 - Star Hotels
Jaipur- Hotel Umaid Residency- 3.5.- Certificate of Excellence
Jodhpur –Heritage Haveli Shubham -TA Rank -4.0 - Certificate of Excellence
Jaisalmer- Hotel Golden City - 3.5.- Certificate of Excellence
Bikaner-Hotel Desert Wind-TA Rank -3.8 - Certificate of Excellence
3 - Star Hotels
Jaipur- Hotel Golden Manor- 3.5.- Certificate of Excellence
Jodhpur –Heritage Shree Ram International -TA Rank -3.5 - Certificate of Excellence
Jaisalmer- Hotel Jaisalgarh - 3.5.- Certificate of Excellence
Bikaner – Hotel Bharat Palace-TA Rank – 3.5 - Certificate of Excellence
5 – Star Hotel
Jaipur- Hotel Radisson Blue -TA Rank -4.0 - Certificate of Excellence
Jodhpur – The Gateway Hotel -TA Rank -4.0 - Certificate of Excellence
Jaisalmer- Gorbandh Palace- 3.8.- Certificate of Excellence
Bikaner – Hotel Laxmi Niwas Heritage Palace-TA Rank - 5 - Certificate of Excellence
After arrival at Jodhpur airport or railway station and meet with our representative and they will welcome you for visiting Jodhpur and they will transfer to hotel. After freshen up and get ready you will visit the famous places of Jodhpur which includes Jaswant Thada, Moti Mahal, Sukh Mahal and after having a lunch in Kesar Heritage Restaurant later you will visit Phool Mahal, in the evening you will visit for shopping in nearest local market. Overnight stay with Dinner at Jodhpur hotel
Moti Mahal: Moti Mahal is the largest period room of the Mehrangarh Museum. It was built by Raja Sur Singh. Moti Mahal was where the king used to sit on his throne and meet all his subjects. The palace has the Sringar Chowki, The Royal Throne of Jodhpur. The Moti Mahal has five alcoves leading to hidden balconies. It is believed that the balconies were built for the five queens of the Maharaja to enable them to listen in on court proceeding.
Phool Mahal: Maharaja Abhaya Singh built the Phool Mahal. It is one of the grandest Mehrangarh Fort period rooms. It is believed that the Phool Mahal was a private and exclusive chamber of pleasure. Dancing girls are believed to perform here for the pleasure of the Maharajas. The gold for the Mahal came from Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The paintings, royal portraits and the ever-popular raga mala of the Mahal came during the reign of Jaswant Singh II.
After breakfast you will drive to Jaisalmer which is 285 km far away from Jodhpur visit Jaisalmer and enjoy your holidays by enjoying camel safari and other activities. After reach you will transfer to hotel for freshen up and get ready you will visit the famous places which includes Nathmal ki Haveli, Salim singh-ki-Haveli , Patwon ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake and Jaisalmer Fort, later you will drive to hotel for lunch after that free at your leisure for some rest, in the evening you will visit Desert camel safari. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer hotel.
Jaisalmer Fort: Jaisalmer Fort is famously known as Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD. It ranks amongst the largest forts in the world. The golden and yellow mixed sandstone offer magical look to the Fort. Rising from the desert sands like a mirage, the fort is a real sight with its 99 turrets during night. The Fort stands tall and proud displaying the magic of Rajasthani architecture.
Bada Bagh: Bada Baghmeans ‘Huge Garden’. Maharawal Jait Singh’s period saw its construction, which was in the beginning of 16th century. His son Lunakaran completed the construction after the death of his father. The garden served as a memorial where the nobles and their families were cremated. The garden offers a stunning view. The place is isolated. If you visit the place during sunrise and sun set, you are guaranteed of beautiful moments, which you cannot avoid clicking.
After breakfast you will visit the famous and well attractive place buy tourist which is sand dunes which is 39 km far from Jaisalmer. Visit and explore your holiday and enjoy every moment with best facilities. After reach they will welcomes you and they will take you for Camel safari, zeep safari later you will back to sand dunes for lunch later have some rest at your leisure, in the evening in sand dunes, Enjoy warmth of bonfire and Rajasthani hospitality with snacks and Folk dances of Kalbelias, Gala dinner is followed by in dining area, Overnight stay in comfortable beds
After breakfast and check out from sand dunes you will drive to Bikaner which is 329 km far away from Jaisalmer. After reach you will visit the famous places of Boikaner which includes Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Laxmi Nath Temple and having lunch in a nearest restaurant later you visit some more places which are Mukam Temple and Karni Mata Temple. Remember to purchase the world famous Bikaneri Bhujia and late evening back to hotel for rest. Overnight stay with Dinner in Bikaner Hotel
Junagarh Fort: - Junagarh Fort was constructed in the year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh. General of the Army of Mughal emperor, Akbar. Famous for its massive structure and architectural designs, the fort is spread over a sprawling area that is bounded by 986 metres long wall. It is believed that crocodiles were bred in the water moat surrounding the formidable fort. The construction is a fine blend of Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput style of architecture.
Lalgarh Palace: Lalgarh Palace was built between 1902 and 1926 according to Rajput, Mughal and European architectural styles. The building was commissioned by Maharaja Ganga Singh (1889–1925) in memory of his father Maharaja Lall Singh and was designed by the British architect, Samuel Swinton Jacob. It is coated in red sandstone and has several grand halls, lounges, cupolas and pavilions. The building features magnificent pillars, elaborate fireplaces, Italian colonnades and intricate latticework and filigree work. The palace houses the Shri Sadul Museum as well as a large and important collection of Sanskrit manuscripts, the Anup Sanskrit Library. Though the Bikaner Royal Family still live in the palace, part of the building has been converted into a Heritage hotel operated by the Royal family of Bikaner.
After breakfast you will proceed for Jaipur which is 334 km far away from Bikaner. After reach you will visit some famous places which includes the Johari Bazaar to the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds).Visit the various museums inside the City Palace, Evening visit Chokhi Dhani for dinner. Overnight stay with Dinner at Jaipur hotel
Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal ("Palace of Winds" or "Palace of the Breeze"), is a palace in Jaipur, India, so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivities while unseen from the outside. Constructed of red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, and extends to the zenana, or women's chambers.
City Palace: Located in the heart of the Pink City Jaipur, the City Palace was where the Maharaja reigned from. This palace also includes the famous 'Chandra Mahal' and 'Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex. The palace is located towards the northeast side of central Jaipur and has many courtyards and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. He ruled in Amer and planned and built the outer walls of the palace and later rulers added to the architecture of this palace.
After breakfast you will start your day by visiting Jaipur famous places in fresh morning with fresh mood to enjoy your precious day from your holiday. Today you will cover all the famous places which include Birla Mandir, Jal Mahal. After having a lunch in Kalyan Rooftop and Indoor Restaurant later you will visit some more places which are Jantar-Mantar and Amer Fort, in the evening back to hotel overnight stay in Jaipur Hotel
Amber Fort: Amber Fort is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. Anber Fort Was Built By Raja Man Singh I. Amber Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront.
After breakfast you will drop to Jaipur airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end
Other Major Attractions:
Jaswant Thada: Jaswant Thada is a royal mausoleum and a classic example of the Rajputana style of architecture. With the imposing white marble and absolute beauty, this landmark in Jodhpur leaves you awestruck. Jaswant Thada is enriched with its amazing grandeur, beautiful gardens and intricately carved facades. The cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh displays portraits of the rulers and Maharajas of Jodhpur. The main memorial has been built like a temple. To visit the Thada you have to go through the rocky hills. This also lends a mystic aura to the whole visit. Do make sure to visit this architectural delight while on a tour to Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Sukh Mahal: Sukh Mahal or the Pleasure Palace Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Rajasthan India Sukh Mahal ou le Palais des Plaisirs Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Rajasthan Inde Sukh Mahal oder Vergnuegungspalast Fort Mehrangarh Jodhpur Rajasthan Indian.
Things To Do in Jaisalmer India:
Patwon-Ki-Haveli: It is located in the main city. It was built by a famous trader named Guman Chand and his sons. This massive five-storied construction has five intricately decorated huge suites. The large corridors and the decorated walls are excellent representations of the art form that prevailed. The entire construction is made of yellow sandstone. The grandeur and the architecture of the monument add immense value to the cultural heritage of the city. Out of the five havelis, one is converted into a museum. The third haveli houses the works of local craftsmen of the bygone era.
Sam Sand Dunes: To have a feel of the desert, you need to undertake Desert Safari. Sam Sand Dunes is the ideal location to set off for the Desert Safari. You will love the safari on camelback that would take you along crests and troughs and you could watch the picturesque sunset on the desert. Jeep safaris are available as well. Desert festival is organized in the months of February and March. If you are around this time, you would not want to miss the folk dances, camel races and other cultural events conducted here.
Gadisar Lake: Gadisar Lake is located a kilometer away from the fort. It was constructed by the first ruler of the land, Raja Rawal Jaisal and later reconstructed by Maharawal Garsi in the year 1367 AD. The people of the desert city depended on this tank for their water needs. You will find temples, Holy shrines and Chattris around the banks of this lake. The artistically carved entrance made of yellow sandstone offers breathtaking view. Boating is allowed here and hence you could take a trip round the lake to enjoy the serene atmosphere.
Visiting Places in Bikaner:
Laxmi Nath Temple: Laxmi Nath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner. The foundation of the city was laid here in 1488 by Rao Bikaji. The temple was erected during the reign of Rao Lunkaran and was added to by Maharaja Ganga Singh. Bhandasar Jain Temple Out of the 27 beautiful Jain temples adorning the landscape of Bikaner city, this temple dedicated to the fifth Tirthankara, Sumatinath, is considered to be the most beautiful and also the highest. This temple was built by a Jain merchant, Bhanda Shah. The foundation of this temple was filled by pure ghee and dry coconuts. This temple is mainly famous for wall paintings and usta art. The temple is built of red sandstone and is divided in three floors. One can see the skyline of Bikaner by climbing to the topmost floor of this temple
Karni Mata Temple: The world famous shrine of Karni Mata can be found in the town of Deshnoke 30 km south from Bikaner on the road to Jodhpur. Karni Mata is worshiped as an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is famous for rats which can be seen everywhere in the temple.
Mukam Temple: Mukti Dham Mukam is a pilgrimage near Nokha for Bishnoi community. Bishnois are known for their kind nature and their love for nature and animals. It is a holy place for Bishnoi Community which is present in large number in the Bikaner District.
Jaipur Seeing Places:
Jantar Mantar observatory: It is also known as the house of Instruments. The Jantar Mantar was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur and the Rajput ruler of Amber, between 1728 and 1734.Maharaja Jai Singh II had avid interest in various subjects including architecture, astronomy, and philosophy. The observatory consists of 13 different instruments of various geometrical forms for calculating the time of day, the heights of heavenly bodies, predicting eclipses and the situations of constellations.
Jal Mahal: Jal Mahal located (6 kms) on the way to Amer, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Renovation around the lake is in progress.
Things to do in Jodhpur
Blue View from the Top of Mehrangarh Fort: It commands a stunning view of the entire city of Jodhpur. It is from the top of this fort that you can see the famous blue houses of the city that give the city its nickname ‘The Blue City’. The Museum, the palace and the rest of the fort also make for a great dive into the rich history of the Rathore rulers.
Architectural Beauty of Jaswant Thada: From here, one can see an aerial view of one part of the Jodhpur city and also see the Mehrangarh fort towering in the distance. The lake in front of this cenotaph provides quite a surreal foreground to this monument.
Shopping in Jodhpur: Shopping in Jodhpur is an exciting and rewarding shopping experience for the visitors. It is the home place of many talented and skilled craftsmen. They include textile dyers, metal engravers and die-makers. Jodhpur still, probably, has the last of the tailors of the classic 'Jodhpur' breeches. While in Jodhpur, don't forget to buy the famous Jodhpuri Suit. It gives a royal identity to your dressing.
Things to do in Bikaner
The Camel Safari: Rao Bikaji Camel Safari is a thrilling experience in an infinite ocean of sand in Rajasthan. The safari is a relatively new adventure in the long history of the desert. The beauty of the desert changes every season and it looks even more beautiful after rain. The beauty of the desert can be enjoyed by riding on camels or camel carts.
Shopping in Bikaner: Shopping in Bikaner is a joy. You can buy varieties of items here. Bikaner is well known for its variety of ornaments including silver ornaments. Different articles made out of the hide of camel is quiet popular among the tourists. Shoes, bags, belts and chairs made out of the leather of camel are very popular in the markets of Bikaner. Abhivyakti, The Khadi Emporium, Kote Gate, these are the famous market of Bikaner.
Things to do in Jaipur
Elephant safari: Amber Fort is the place where an elephant ride is the top most popular activities in Jaipur. A colorfully decorated elephant making his way up to the Fort makes for a quintessentially Indian photograph. The back hills of Amber Fort are the place for enjoying the elephant ride.
Sound and Light Show: Sound and Light Show at Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort is also a enjoy full and memorable activities in the evening time. The show has been set in a very exotic location, with the giant panoramic view of the Amber Fort & Palace Complex in the front, the rising Jaigarh on the left, the hills at the back and the gallery itself in the Kesar Kiyari Complex of Maota lake. At Jantar Mantar light and sound show is also organized in front of the Jantar Mantar.
Shopping: shopping is irresistible, a wide range of handicrafts are available in the market, most of items are produced in the centers in and around the city. The city is one of the most important centers in the world for cutting and polishing precious and semi precious stone, diamonds. The local 'Kundan', style jewellery find a market throughout the world.The exotic blue pottery, the batik painting, block printed textiles of Sanganer and Bagru, tie & dye fabrics, Mojari- (the local shoe), sandal wood carving items, beautiful stone carvings etc. Johari Bazar, Tripolia Bazar and Chaura Rasta, Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar, etc are the local market of Jaipur.
Rajasthani cuisines: Enjoy the Rajasthani cuisines (Dal Baati Churma, Missi Roti, Ghevar, Feeni, Gajak, Chauguni ke laddu, Moong Thal) in Jaipur. The most popular rajasthani food is Dal Baati Churma. There are also some famous deserts like Malpua, Feeni, Ghever etc.
Adventure Activities in Jodhpur
The alluring historic examples like Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Clock tower, Umail Bhawan Palace, along with some lakes like Balsamand Lake, Mandore, etc. Jodhpur is also famous for various adventure activities like desert safari on jeep or camel, horse safari, paragliding or flyboy, flying fox and bike riding. Adventure camps organized by private companies in the core Rajasthan villages are really marvellous for the adventure lovers. People can explore the wildlife in the desert during their desert safaris.
Clock Tower Jodhpur
Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, is in the Indian city of Jodhpur. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes it name. In fact, the tower dominates the entire scenario. It's a 70 mm cinemascope with unknown and faceless humans in the lead roles for many tourists, most of whom are filming it live. A major landmark of Jodhpur, the area around the Clock Tower or Ghanta Ghar , is a vibrant market place and offers its visitors an exciting shopping experience. You can shop here for the finest variety of spices. Mathaniya's red chili is famous for its dark red colour and is a must buy. Other things to look out for include hand-embroidered fabrics, handicrafts, antiques and flavoured teas.
Balsamand Lake Jodhpur
Balsamand Lake is a lake situated 5 km from Jodhpur on Jodhpur-Mandore Road. This lake is a popular picnic spot, built in 1159 AD by Gurjara-Pratihara rulers. It was designed as a water reservoir to provide water to Mandore. The lake has a length of one km, breadth of 50 m and a depth of 15 m. The Balsamand Lake Palace was built later as a summer palace on its shore. The lake is surrounded by lush green gardens that house groves of trees like mango, papaya, pomegranate, guava and plum. Animals and birds like the jackal and peacock also call this place home.
Jaisalmer Climate is influenced by its position amidst the Great Indian Desert. The region experiences an arid climate through the year. The temperature remains low during the winter season while summers are characterized by cold and dry Jaisalmer weather. The region is drained by very scanty rainfall during the monsoon season. The climate of Jaisalmer during the winter season remains cold and dry. The day temperature rises to a maximum of 24 degrees centigrade while the night time temperatures fall to 7 or 8 degree centigrade. The winter season lasts between the months of November and February. The summer season in Jaisalmer is defined by the hot and sultry weather. The temperature during the day reaches a maximum of 42 degrees centigrade. At night the temperatures fall to 25 degrees centigrade. The season lasts between the months of April to August.
Jaipur also popularly known as the Pink city, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is one of the finest planned cities of India. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city.
Summer season: Summer in Rajasthan is hot and dry. Maximum temperature during the summers (from April to July) reaches a high of around 40ºC.
Monsoon or Rainy Season: Monsoon months fall between June and September as during this time only little rainfall takes place. Throughout the year temperatures remain fairly high.
Winter Season: In winter the days are sunny and pleasant while nights can be chilly. Some light warm clothing is required in the evenings and early in the morning.
Minimum Temperature: 21° C (Summer), 8° C (Winter)
Maximum Temperature: 40° C (Summer), 34° C (Winter)
Best Time to Visit : October to March.
City Palace Jaipur Entry Fee
City Palace located in the heart of Jaipur city near Hawa Mahal, is a landmark in history of Jaipur and reflects the glorious past of royal families. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It has a unique fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture in its design and artwork.
Famous for : History, Photography, Seeking Experience
Entrance Fee: 300 Per Person for Foreign Tourists and Rs.75 for Indians
Visiting Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Visit Duration: 1 to 3 hours
The city is garlanded by the presence of number of beautiful monuments that echo the splendid history of the city. Magnificent monuments such as Jaigarh Fort, Amer Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Gaitore, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Rambagh Palace and Statue Circle etc.
Amber Fort: The Amer Fort is situated in Amer, which is 11 kilometers from Jaipur. Amer, originally, was the capital of the state before Jaipur. It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. This fort is also very popularly known as the Amer Palace. The Amer Fort was built in red sandstone and marble and the Maotha Lake adds a certain charm to the entire Fort.
City Palace: City Palace, JaipurLocated in the heart of the Pink City Jaipur, the City Palace was where the Maharaja reigned from. This palace also includes the famous ‘Chandra Mahal' and ‘Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex.
Gaitore: Gaitore, one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur, is a royal cremation ground for the Kachhwaha Rajput kings and the members of the royal family. The word ‘Gaitore' is believed to be a mispronounced form of the Hindi phrase, 'Gaye ka Thor' which means ‘resting place of the departed souls'.
Hawa Mahal: The renowned ‘Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa Mahal, is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur city. Located in the heart of Jaipur, this beautiful five-storey palace was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh who belonged to Kachhwaha Rajput dynasty.
Jaigarh Fort: The Jaigarh Fort is a majestic stronghold built by Sawan Jai Singh II. This almost-intact fort is surrounded by huge battlements and is connected to the Amer Fort (also called ‘Amber' Fort), with subterranean passages. Originally built to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex,
Nahargarh Fort: The Indian state of Rajasthan is famous for its royal heritage. Formed by the union of many princely states ruled mainly by Rajputs, Rajasthan has many forts and palaces. Some of these palaces and forts are associated with important historical events as well.
Statue Circle: Jaipur city offers a number of interesting tourist spots and one among them is the famous Statue Circle. Located at a busy traffic junction, the Statue Circle in Jaipur city has been a central place through which almost half of the city's population passes while navigating through this Pink City.
Camel Festival: Camel Festival is organized every year in the month of January, along with the desert region's folk dances and music. It is an exclusive camel fair with no other cattle on display, a festival when the ships of the desert are seen at their best. These hybrid camels fascinate and lure tourists from all over the world with their movements, charm, and grace. A show of unusual camel performances such as camel races, camel dances, and the bumpy, neck shaking camel rides are performed.
Desert Festival: The desert city of Jaisalmer is the only place where Desert Festival is celebrated with great zeal and zest. This is one major festival organized once a year during winter season and in the middle of the sands of the great Thar Desert. The empty sands surrounding the Golden City of Jaisalmer liven up with the brilliant colors, music, and laughter of the Desert Festival. The state of Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations around the globe and celebrating this festival simply adds magic and charisma.
Gangaur Festival: Celebrated with great pomp and show, the Gangaur Festival is one of the most popular festivals and events in Rajasthan that bears a special significance in the hearts of the native Rajasthani people. The festival is celebrated in the honor of Goddess Gauri and is observed during the spring season. One can see devotees offering prayers to the goddess whom they consider as the mother of abundance.
Kajli Teej Festival: Rajasthan's tradition can be captured at its festive best at the Kajli Teej festival, a dazzlingly theatrical and lively event. The celebration of Kajli Teej in Bundi, the queen of Hadoti in Rajasthan, is different from the several other Teej festivals celebrated elsewhere in the state and outside. Here, it is a week-long, or probably more, celebration of gaiety and fanfare. Goddess Uma is worshipped by the seekers of marital bliss and love.
Mewar Festival: Apart from the mesmerizing and enchanting beauty that Udaipur is known for, it is also host to a number of festivals that keep tourists flocking in from across the world. The Mewar Festival held during March-April is one such engaging festival. An exhilarating welcome to the spring season, this festival is a visual feast with Rajasthani songs, dances, processions, devotional music, and firework displays.
Elephant festival: The elephant festival is a unique event held annually in Jaipur. The elephant festival is in honor of the Indian tuskers. Groomed to perfection, glittering in golds, row upon row in elephant’s catwalk, before an audience. Elephant races, elephant polo matches, and a most interesting tug of war between elephants and men’s are all the part of this event.
Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur Tour Package: Hotels
The Gateway Hotel: 5 Star TA RANK 4.5 Certificate of Excellence
The Gateway Hotel is a 5 star hotel and well suitable destibation for the enjoy your holiday and it gives all the good and perfect amminities
Hotel Jaisalgarh, Jaisalmer: 3 Star - TA RANK 3.5- Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Jaisalgarh is not just your home, but your kingdom with modern facilities in a traditional environment You are served the best of the region's culinary delights. Impressive variety, freshly cooked, sizzling hot - it's a satisfying experience
Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer: 5 Star - TA RANK 3.5- Certificate of Excellence
It is in this beautiful city of Jaisalmer that the Gorbandh Palace is ideally located. In this luxurious Royal Retreat you can enjoy all modern-day amenities in an authentic Rajasthani ambience. The retreats lush greenery, fountains, state of the art spa and the blue waters of its swimming pool create a tranquil haven from the heat and dust of the desert city.
Golden Manor, Jaipur: 3 Star – TA RANK 3.5 – Certficate of Excellence
Hotel Golden Manor is located in the heart of Jaipur city. It provides comfortable and relaxed lodging that pertinently caters to the needs of modern travelers. It has a stunning architecture and good hospitality attracting a lot of guests.
Radisson Blue, Jaipur: 5 Star –TA RANK 4.0 – Certficate of Excellence
A traveler's perfect abode, Radisson Blu Jaipur offers its guests plush rooms and superior comfort. The inviting decor and contemporary setting provides its guests with a truly majestic experience. This hotel is ideal for travelers who never compromise on quality and luxury.
Hotel Bharat Palace, Bikaner: 3 Star –TA RANK – Certficate of Excellence
Hotel Bharat Palace, Bikaner an ideal venue for corporate clients too. It a very approachable location in Bikaner City. It enjoys very convenient distances from the important monuments and landmarks of this ancient town.
Hotel Laxmi Nivas, bikaner: 5 Star –TA RANK – Certficate of Excellence
Guests will feel like royalty in this luxury heritage property, The palace offers both a 24-hour coffee shop, located in the former study of the palace, along with a specialty Northwest Frontier restaurant. This restaurant is located in the former dining hall of the Maharaja and is decorated with pure gold wall paintings and a gilded carved wood ceiling
Best Restaurant in Jodhpur Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur
Nirvana: Sharing premises with a Rama temple, Nirvana has both an indoor cafe, covered in 150-year-old Ramayana wall paintings, and a rooftop eating area with panoramic views. The Indian vegetarian food is among the most delicious you’ll find in Rajasthan. The special thali is enormous and easily enough for two. Continental and Indian breakfasts are served in the cafe.
Mid Town: This clean, AC restaurant does great veg food, including some Rajasthani specialities, and some particular to Jodhpur, such as chakki-ka-sagh (wheat dumpling cooked in rich gravy), bajara-ki-roti pachkuta (bajara wheat roti with local dry vegetables) and kabuli (vegetables with rice, milk, bread and fruit).
Monica Restaurant: The airy open-air dining rooms at Monica just about squeezes in a fort view, but if you end up at a non-view table, console yourself with the excellent veg and nonveg options. Meat from the tandoor is particularly well-flavoured and succulent, the thalis well-varied, and the salads fresh and clean.
Jaisal Italy: Just inside First Fort Gate, Jaisal Italy has a decent if unexciting vegetarian Italian men, including bruschetta, antipasti, pasta, pizza, salad and desserts, plus Spanish omelettes. All this is served up in an exotically decorated indoor restaurant (cosy in winter, deliciously air-conditioned in summer) or on a delightful terrace atop the lower fort walls, with cinematic views. Alcohol is served.
Suraj Restaurant: Situated beneath the Suraj Hotel, this is Bikaner’s best-value thali joint. Choose between the ‘mini’, ‘deluxe’ and the highly recommended ‘special’, which can be shared between two people.
Amber Restaurant: It has a staid, no-nonsense look, but Amber is well regarded and popular for veg fare. To one side is an Indian sweets counter, to the other an ice-cream parlour.
Sheesha: Sheesha is a sophisticated rooftop restaurant popular with couples and families, with a retractable awning should the weather gods intervene. The emphasis is on the tandoor ovens smoking away behind a glass panel. Carnivores will be in heaven (think mutton Punjabi and Murg kadai Peshwari) and vegetarians are well catered for.
Indian Coffee House: Set back from the street, down an easily missed alley, this traditional coffee house (a venerable co-op–owned institution) offers a very pleasant cup of filtered coffee in very relaxed surroundings. Aficionados of Indian Coffee Houses will not be disappointed by the fan-cooled ambience. Inexpensive samosas, pakoras (deep-fried battered vegetables) and dosas grace the snack menu.
Best Time to Visit Jodhpur
The best time to visit Jodhpur is between October and March when the weather is great, the desert sun is not so hot and sand storms abate. This is the time you can enjoy the colourful festivals in Jodhpur and royal events as well.
Apart from celebrating the festivals of Dusshera and Diwali in October the pleasant weather during these months also inspires polo matches almost every week at various venues. These matches are a part of Jodhpur’s history that invites many international polo players and teams to play the sport with royal heirs. You can attend any one of these matches and enjoy watching this royal sport.
The Marwar Festival attracts many tourists and is held in Oct/Nov – for an insight into royal yesteryears don’t miss this! This is also a good time to visit Jodhpur to attend the Rajasthan International Folk Festival that features folk music and dance with a backdrop of lavishly decorated Mehrangarh Fort.the extra floors to be torn down. Nevertheless we do not find enough evidence to corroborate the story..
How to reach Jodhpur
Jodhpur by Air: Jodhpur is connected by flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Udaipur at least thrice a week. The airport is 5 km from the city centre.
Jodhpur by Rail: Jodhpur has direct rail connections with many important cities Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Varanasi. The city is connected directly or indirectly too many places in the state and to important destinations.
Jodhpur by Bus: The National and state highways that connect Jodhpur to Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer and Ahmedabad are well maintained.