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Jodhpur: Full-Day Private City Sightseeing Tour

1. Jodhpur: Full-Day Private City Sightseeing Tour

Head out in the early morning with your English-speaking driver on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. See Mehrangarh Fort, an important historical landmark and a popular Jodhpur attraction. Situated on a 150-meter-high hill, the fort was built in 1459 by Rao Jodha, the chief of the Rathore clan. You’ll find numerous beautiful palaces, galleries, ancient temples, and a museum inside the complex. Visit Jaswant Thada, a 19th-century royal cenotaph. The shrine was built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant II in 1899. In addition to the monument, the site features spectacular gardens. Umaid Bhawan Palace is another major landmark in Jodhpur. The elegant palace was built during the 20th century in order to provide employment for 3,000 famine stricken residents of Jodhpur. It has recently been transformed into a 5-star heritage palace hotel.

Bishnoi Village Safari Private Half Day Tour

2. Bishnoi Village Safari Private Half Day Tour

Upon arrival at Jodhpur Airport (JDH), Jodhpur Junction Railway Station or bus station, you will be greeted by your English-speaking driver. You can also be picked up at your hotel in Jodhpur and start this Village Safari. Both morning and afternoon departure is available. Visit the Bishnoi Villages where you might be able to spot black bucks, chinkara, blue bulls, desert foxes, hares or partridges. During September and March, sometimes you can even witness thousands of migratory demoiselle cranes near the Guda Lake. On the way, you can also see the local life-style of craftsman and shepherds, farmers. After the tour, you will be dropped off at Jodhpur Airport (JDH), Jodhpur Junction Railway Station, Bus Station, or your hotel in Jodhpur.

Camel Safari Half - Day Tour In Jodhpur

3. Camel Safari Half - Day Tour In Jodhpur

Your tour starts with pickup in Jodhpur at your hotel, or the airport, train station or bus station. Travel by private car to Osian where you have the chance to independently visit the Sachiya Mata Temple. After taking in the temple, head to the starting point for the camel safari. The camel ride is considered a peak experience in Rajasthan. Stay to watch the skies and sands change colors during the sunset hour, then return to your private vehicle for transfer back to Jodhpur.

Jodhpur: Guided Highlights Half-Day City Tour

4. Jodhpur: Guided Highlights Half-Day City Tour

Rajasthan has historically been defined by a sense of Royalness. This tour of Jodhpur offers you the perfect chance to explore the city with a professional guide and learn about its ancient history and customs. Enjoy some complimentary snacks at a favourite local spot along the way. After you meet your guide, you'll travel by car and get to see the following highlights of this amazing city. 1. Mandore Gardens. View architecturally spectacular domes, a museum, the ‘Hall of Heroes,’ and a temple dedicated to the 33 crore Gods of Hinduism. 2. Balsamand Lake. An artificial lake with a stunning royal pathway.  3. Padamsar and Ranisar Lake. 4. Mehrangarh Fort. A symbol of the glorious princely era of Rajasthan, located on a hilltop, which provides fantastic views of the Blue City. 5. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park. See some exotic plant species that belong to the Thar Desert area. 6. Statue of Rao Jodha and Jaswant Thada. A cenotaph built in honour of the King. 7. Toorji ka Jhalra. An ancient step well. 8. Ghanta Ghar Clock Tower and the old city Markets, Tripolia Bazaar.  9. Sardar Government Museum, Maharaja Umed Sigh Staduium, Rajasthan High Court, and Umed Club (if time permits).  10. Umaid Bhavan Palace and Museum.

Jodhpur: Private Full-Day City Highlights Tour

5. Jodhpur: Private Full-Day City Highlights Tour

Discover the highlights of Jodhpur on a private full-day tour with a storyteller guide. After pickup at your hotel, set off in a private vehicle to explore the city's rich heritage. Experience Jodhpur's long history, learn about local culture, and get great tips and recommendations from your expert guide. Wander through stunning gardens, visit some of the city's beautiful lakes, and admire the views from the hill-top Mehrangarh Fort and Museum. See different species of plants at the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park and head to the top museums and palaces in the city to learn about local history.  Explore traditional markets and visit famous monuments, such as the incredible Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi, an ancient step well. Water and snacks are provided, and during the tour you'll enjoy a delicious lunch at a favorite local spot. At the end of your tour, you'll get dropped off back at your hotel in Jodhpur.

Private Day Tour of Jodhpur with Lunch

6. Private Day Tour of Jodhpur with Lunch

Start your Jodhpur city tour at 9:00am in your hotel lobby where your driver will be to meet you. Board your air-conditioned car and start the day of sightseeing with a visit to the famous ‘Mehrangarh Fort’. Learn about its history from your tour guide and become well acquainted with one of the city's most iconic landmarks.  Next, visit the nearby site of ‘Jaswant Thada’, a marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, a former ruler of Jodhpur city. The marble used in the making of cenotaph illuminates once light falls upon it. Witness the tombs and marvel at the finely carved designs on its marble sheets. After visiting the two major attractions of Jodhpur, you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy a delicious meal and socialise with your friends. Post lunch, continue on your trip by heading to Umaid Bhawan Palace and see classic antiquities belonging to a bygone ear. Travel on through to visit the Clock Tower followed by a walk through the famous local markets of Jodhpur city. You can browse the shops, buy keepsakes or a souvenir. At 5.00 pm in the evening you will be taken back to your accomodation in Jodhpur city. 

Osian Tour: Camel Riding and Gala Dinner

7. Osian Tour: Camel Riding and Gala Dinner

Your Osian adventure begins at 14:00pm when your driver meets you at your Hotel lobby or transportation terminal. After a brief meet and greet you will take a short scenic drive to Osian, an ancient city located within the Thar desert. En route, you can stop by the Sachiya Mata temple in Osian and pay homage to Mahaveera.  After a spiritual stopover at Sachiya Mata you will be taken to your campsite in Osian. Upon reaching the camp you will be greeted by the staff before commencing your Camel safari in the Thar desert. Whilst riding the Camels you will be able to explore the various local villages in the desert. Marvel at the beautiful scenery and potentially spot some of the desert wildlife. Once the Camel tour has finished you will head back to your campsite to enjoy some local food for dinner whilst watching some traditional music and dance performances. After dinner you will be driven back to your previously arranged drop-off point by your driver. 

Private Tour: Jodhpur, Mandore Gardens & Lunch

8. Private Tour: Jodhpur, Mandore Gardens & Lunch

Start your Jodhpur adventure at 9:00am when your driver meets you at your pre-arranged meeting point. Hop in your private, air-conditioned vehicle and set off a on a scenic 35 minute cruise to Mehrangarh Fort. Upon reaching the fort you will have time to explore Rajput's architecture and the grounds of Mehrangarh. Take some time out and have a relaxing stroll though one of the many luscious courtyards.  Continue on toward Jaswant Thada, a structure built to commemorate Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, a previous ruler of Jodphur. After this you will proceed toward the Clock Tower for a visit before stopping for a delicious lunch handmade by locals.   Once you have finished your lunch you will be driven to Mandore Gardens in Jodhpur to marvel at the collection of temples, tombs, monuments, statues and ruins. Finish your private tour of Jodhpur with a relaxing drive back to your accomodation. 

Private Tour: Bishnoi Village & Jodhpur City

9. Private Tour: Bishnoi Village & Jodhpur City

Start your tour at 8:00am in your hotel lobby or transport terminal where your driver will be to meet you. Hop in an air conditioned Jeep and take a short scenic drive to Bishnoi Village to start your safari. Whilst discovering the Bishnoi Villages learn from an experienced guide about the philosophy the people live by and about the founder of Bishnois, Jambhaji.  After your trip to Bishnoi you will then set-off to visit Kakani. In Kakani you will receive a behind-the-scenes look at the art and craft practices of the potters and block printers who work their day to day. Proceed on to Gudha, a village which is highly popular amongst wildlife enthusiasts. Here you can watch wildlife in their natural habitat and speak to some of the locals. On your way back to Jodhpur you will be able to stop and visit the Clock Tower. You will also get the opportunity to witness the Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada before the day is over. At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at your preferred place of departure. 

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What people are saying about Jodhpur

Ray was great, spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable. It wasn’t exactly what I was expecting (an original village set up with local artisans showing their crafts) but totally enjoyable and would recommend. We travelled to various locations to watch a potter, weaver, block printing and opium ceremony/turban wrapping. Had traditional food made in traditional kitchen. No pressure to buy.

An excellent tour with a friendly, helpful guide!

We really enjoyed our tour with our driver cum guide; he was very friendly, caring very good English; he knew the city well and the places to go; we would give the tour group and the guide a 10 out of 10!!!

Good diver with great attitude and manners - Congratulations

We got Ray as a driver. He was a very friendly, knowledgeable guide. He came on time, and was always attentive to our needs, and request. He went beyond his duty to assist, help and suggest. God job

Very good guide City tour super interesting and well conducted The explanations in English and French allowed us to understand the history of jodhpur It was a very good day I highly recommend

Fantastic experice. So peaceful and calm! Gr8 getaway from the city. And even better with Ray. He is the best & I highly reccomend him. Regards from Lisa, German