Top 5 things to do in JodhPur

desert safari in Jodhpur

Jodhpur, India’s one of the famous cities known for historical attractions and also the best place to experience the great Thar desert. It is the second largest city in Rajasthan flocked with many historical palaces, forts, and monuments. Jodhpur is the perfect place for enthusiastic travelers to experience different things from pleasant and calm activities to adventurous one. Here are the top 5 things to experience in Jodhpur.

Moreover, try to choose the Palace on Wheels train to reach Jodhpur to experience a pleasant and luxurious mode of journey.

  • Explore Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park at the foot of Mehrangarh Part is a must-visit place to go through the greenery on the rocky land. Actually, this thorny land was left over without taking care of it. But in 2006, nearly 80 native species from the desert was restored on this rocky land.

Now the greenery rock land looks very beautiful to explore. So the first thing to do in Jodhpur is exploring the different and unique Desert Rock Park. And also try to visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.

desert safari in Jodhpur

  • Walk through Blue City of Jodhpur:

As everyone knows Jodhpur is also titled as the “Blue City” for its blue houses at the foot of the Mehrangarh Fort. From the Fort, the whole city looks like blue color was allured due to a number of blue houses at the bottom of the fort. Actually, the blue colored houses signify that they are Brahmin families.

Walking through the streets of the blue city you can go through many beautiful attractions of olden days. Mostly you can see Havelis, palaces, and some wall paintings etc. Some famous attractions are a desert safari in Jodhpur, Rani Mahal, Jaswant Bhawan, Singhvi’s Haveli, Jewel Palace Haveli, etc. Try to hire a guide to get know more about the fame of the city.

  • Zip Lining and Para Gliding:

Zip lining or Fox flying at the Mehrangarh Fort is the best thing to do in Jodhpur. For adrenaline rushers, these activities will exactly give kick and joy. At the backdrop of Mehrangarh Fort Zip lining will be carried out. For adventure seekers, Zip lining is the best activity to take part.

Paragliding is the next big activity can experience in Jodhpur. To experience this activity needs a lot of courage and dare. But Paragliding is the best thing to experience in Jodhpur. These two activities are the best options for adventure thrillers to enjoy.

  • Be a part of festivals in Jodhpur:

A festival in Jodhpur reflects the unique and unseen traditional practices. During the festivals, the glory and charm of Jodhpur get double with sky-high extending celebrations. And royal palaces and forts of Jodhpur allure with beautiful decorations and lighting. Everything seems beautiful and attractive during festivals time.

The major festivals of Jodhpur to be a part are famous Marwar festival, Nagaur festival, Jodhpur’s RIFF, etc. All these famous festivals create a wonderful environment.

  • Experiencing Safaris:

Jodhpur is very close to the great Thar Desert. So here you can experience the desert lifestyle and its rustic attractions. No one misses the safari trails in Jodhpur. Camel safaris and Jeep safaris are the best options to explore the great Thar Desert.

desert safari in Jodhpur

If you try camel safari it will be more interesting to experience the desert on the back of a camel. And if you want to explore more through safaris you can visit nearby villages also. Here you can experience the real lifestyle of people near deserts. Taking safaris is the best experience in Jodhpur.


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