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Jodhpur City Guide

Climate In Summer : 42.2 C (Max) - 27.3 C (Min)
In winter : 27.5 C (Max) - 9.5 C (Min)
Rainy Season : July to Mid Sept
Best time to visit : Sept to Mar

Jodhpur City is the Sun City of India. It is situated in Western Rajasthan. Rao Jodha Ji founded Jodhpur in the year of 1459. The city enjoys sunny weather all around the year so it is called as the Sun City of India. It plays a major role in the boom of Tourism in Rajasthan. During tours to Jodhpur you will have a glorious opportunity to visit magnificent forts, palaces, temples, and amazing markets. If you really want to observe Imperial Rajasthan Tourism, you must be a part of Jodhpur tour. One cannot imagine complete Rajasthan tours without having a travel in Jodhpur. Some of the major attractions in Jodhpur are Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot and Sardar Market, Museum, etc. Best Time to Visit to Jodhpur is September to March.

Jodhpur Tourist Places

Mehrangarh Fort : Mehrangarh fort is about 5km from Jodhpur Town. Rao Jodha built the fort in 1459 when he shifted his capital from Mandore. Situated on a steep hill, Mehrangarh fort is one of the largest forts in India. The beauty and the grandeur of numerous palaces in the fort narrate a saga of hard sandstones yielding to the chisels of skilled Jodhpuri sculptures.

Jaswant Thada : Built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, in 1899, the imposing white marble memorial marks the site of a royal crematorium. The Jaswant Thada is a flawlessly executed piece of Rajputana architecture that enchants you with its poignant appeal on your tours to Jodhpur tourist attractions with Indian Horizons.

Umaid Bhawan Palace : Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh (1929 -1942) and named after him. This Umaid Bhawan Palace is also known as Chittar Palace because of the local chittar sandstone used. A unique feature of this palace is the fact that the hand chiseled sandstone blocks have been put together in a special system of interlocking, there is not mortar binding. The royal family of Jodhpur segregates the entire Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur into three sections, the Museum, the heritage hotel and the private wing that is still occupied.

Mahamandir Temple : Mahamandir Temple is famous for its exotically carved 84 pillars that are nothing less than architectural splendors. The entire structure is marked by a unique and original style. It is located at a distance of 9 kilometers from the main Jodhpur city.

Sardar Samand Lake and Palace : Sardar Samand Lake Palace, a breathtaking monument that offers enthralling vistas of the Sardar Samand Lake. Be charmed as you spot wild animals such as the blackbuck, chinkara and neelgai on your way to the Sardar Samand Lake and Palace in Jodhpur with Indian Horizons. It is located in Pali at a distance of 55 kilometers from the main Jodhpur City.

How to reach Jodhpur

By Air : The Jodhpur Airport is 5 km from the city center. Regular flight services connect the city with other major cities in and around Rajasthan. There are daily flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Jaipur.

By Train : Jodhpur City is well connected by railway. Trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata are easily available for Jodhpur. The 'Palace on Wheels' also visits this city of royal splendor.

By Road : Another convenient mode of transportation to Jodhpur is by road. The main highway between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer is via Agoli and Pokaran. The highway is well connected with Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Udaipur by bus.

Climate : Jodhpur Climate is of an extreme type, with the variations in temperature range being very high. Weather in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is dry and hot, a typical desert weather. Jodhpur is bright and sunny throughout the year. The best season to visit the city is between October and March, when the climatic conditions in Jodhpur, India are the best.

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