Jodhpur, the Sun City, located in the heart of Rajasthan offers a wonderful retreat to all the nature lovers. With so many tourist attractions in and around the place, its tour can definitely make it to a perfect holiday. And even if your holiday is bound to have a time constraint, choosing from the right Jodhpur travel packages can take you all through the second largest city of Rajasthan.
The Mighty Mehrangarh Fort
It is one of the largest forts in India, bestowed with elegance and beauty in its every inch. It is built on a steep hill and is constructed using the hard sandstone, chiseled with immense craftsmanship. One can get the total view of Jodhpur city from this fort. It reminds us the valor of Rajputana rulers and stands as their signature.
A marble memorial built by Sardar Singhji, in the memory of his father. Here one can find the cenotaph of the members of royal families after Jaswanth Singh II. The place is pretty close to the Meghrangarh fort and displays the admiration and the reverence of the great kings amongst the local people.
Umaid Bhavan Palace
Located on the Chattar hill, towards the Eastern fringe of the city, the palace is a kind of a museum today displaying the items used by the Royal families. It was constructed to offer employment to the people stuck badly by a famine but truly remains as a monumental masterpiece till date.
The Wonderful Gardens
Umed garden and Mandore garden are the two beautiful places worth visiting while picking the Rajasthan Tour Packages. Umed garden bears some lush green lawns, long trees and seasonal flowers with a Walk in Aviary, which remains as a home for birds from diverse locations in the world.
On the other hand, the Mandore gardens hold a distinct appeal and are known for the ‘chattri’ shaped Royal Cenotaphs similar to temples. It was once a capital of Marwari rulers and today is a pretty famous picnic destination. One should not miss the Hall of Heroes with sixteen figures carved out of a single rock and the Shrine of three hundred million gods.
Ossian- Ancient City of Temples
65 kms away from Jodhpur lies a city known bearing several temples, mainly the Sun god and ‘Sachiya Mata’ temples known for their architectural beauty and ancient history. It is an oasis and a trading center with several houses and peacocks.
The Kaylana Lake
It is a constructed water body famous for some boating rides. It was once believed to be having the palaces of the Jodhpur rulers. The lake has a perfect scenic view of the lake draws the attention of many visitors. The view of the sunset and the bird watching point are some special attractions. Just a kilometer away from the lake has been the Machiya Safari Park.
Apart from these places, there are more must-see places in the city. Shopping among the colorful and hectic market lanes of the city can make your trip more memorable. There are several options to reach Jodhpur. You can reach here by road, by train or by Air. If you want to choose luxury travel then Maharaja Express Train will help you to reach here. It is the most awarded luxury train in the world and has onboard luxury amenities.