Destinations: JodhpurThe home of Rathores – The awesome princely city of Rajasthan. Founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha, today Jodhpur is one of the largest city of Rajasthan. Once the capital city of the Marwar State, crowning it is the imposing Mehrangarh Fort. The old city is situated at foothill of a hillock. The city built in a high wall 10kms, long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. Umaid Bhawan Palace could be defined as Taj Mahal of North India. The city carries rich heritage and culture and flourishing industry of wood, cattle, camels, salt and agricultural crops.
Best Season: October to February
Places Of Interest: Jaswant Thada, Maha Mandir, Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake and Palace, Clock Tower and Sardar Market, Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot and Bishnoi Tribal Village where deer’s are held sacred.
Excursions: Guda Bishnoi- 25kms, Ossianji Temple- 65kms, Sardar Samand Lake and Palace- 55kms, Kailana Lake- 11kms.
Shopping: At Mochi Galli. Look for embroidered leather shoes, tie and dye fabrics, lacquerware, antiques and puppets.