Jodhpur is one of the major historic cities in India and the root of this city lies in the sixteenth century. Located right in the middle part of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is said to be the “Blue City” due to the availability of numerous egg-blue homes surrounding the beautiful Mehrangarh Fort. While being in Rajasthan, Jodhpur is one of the best places to stay in and here are some of the best things that you must do during your trip to Jodhpur. You can get to know about these more while booking the Jodhpur trip packages.
Exploring the blue houses:
Catching the bird’s eye view of the beautiful Jodhpur city and its blue houses from the top of the Mehrangarh Fort is a wonderful sight to behold. All you have to do to explore those houses closely, you have to delve deep into the meandering markets that are jam-packed all around the clock tower. Additionally, traversing through the alleyways also takes the tourists to the sapphire houses.
Visit Umaid Bhawan Palace:
If you want to know about the history of Jodhpur, then visiting the Umaid Bhawan Palace is a must. This palace is well known as a living museum and also as a structural behemoth converted hotel. The palace also includes 26 acres beautiful garden decorated with flora, which leaves the palace and its surrounding areas perfumed with the fragrance of jasmine and roses.
Hike through the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:
Walking through this beautiful park is one of the most popular things to do while it comes to traveling to Jodhpur. Developed in the year 2006, this park introduces travelers to the natural ecology of Jodhpur. Besides, this park also restores the natural greening and ecology of Jodhpur while containing around 80 types of native plant species from the Thar Desert. So, if you are thinking of exploring different types of rock-loving foliage, then you should visit this park during different times of the year.
Take part in the Marwar festival:
Organized in the month of September and October, this festival is held in the honor of the heroes of Rajasthan in the venues like Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh Fort. This festival is also considered as one of the most beautiful attractions of Jodhpur that can offer the travelers an experience to cherish for the lifetime. Being a part of this festival, one can enjoy songs of love and valor presented by the folk music players of Rajasthan, polo events and camel shows. So, in case you are planning to book a Jodhpur tour package, visit during the Marwar festival.
Explore the Sadar Bazaar:
This is a traditional bazaar located in the old, bustling part of Jodhpur and visiting this bazaar is a must while you are in Jodhpur to see a plethora of locally manufactured items. Besides, you can also purchase fragrant spices, colorful and beautiful leheriya sarees or classic jootis from this market. Last but not least, here you can try out the classic Rajasthani Thali to explore the flavors of this state in the best possible way.