Jodhpur is an imperial tourist destination in Rajasthan for its major tourist spots. It is well-known for its great history, the legacy of forts and monuments, exquisite palaces, and stunning golden aura of Thar desert dunes. The renowned tag-lines of Jodhpur “The Sun City of India” and the “Blue City” makes us visualize the key attractions of Jodhpur. To experience this marvel destination in Rajasthan, Palace on Wheels is the best choice.
Enjoying the wellness and opulence of India’s famous luxury train Palace on Wheels is the best experience. Here keenly described how will be the journey through Palace on Wheels to Jodhpur.
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Experience with Palace on Wheels:
The day of the journey to Jodhpur through Palace on Wheels will start with a delicious breakfast on-board of Palace on Wheels. Then you will be free to vacate the train for sightseeing of Jodhpur.
1. Mehrangarh Fort:
Simply, Mehrangarh Fort is Jodhpur’s pride because it was built by the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodha. In Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort is a must-visit place with imposing fortifications and majestic construction of the Fort. The pictorial view of Mehrangarh fort above 400 feet high above the city is a beautiful view.
Inside the fort, you can witness many historic monuments like beautiful palaces, numerous temples, courtyards, and gardens, etc. The architectural styles of Mehrangarh Fort are inspiring with beautiful carvings and intricate designs. The major attractions of the fort are its museum, Chokelao Bagh, Phool Mahal, and Takhat Niwas, etc.
2. Umaid Bhawan Palace:
Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the largest private residences in the world, located on a beautiful Chittar hill. This beautiful palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh to provide employment for the famine victims. The complete palace was divided into three portions. One of it for the royal residence, the other two portions for a luxurious hotel and the museum.
The museum of Umaid Bhawan is equipped with a beautiful collection of photographs, miniature locomotives, clocks, artifacts, windmills, and etc. And the luxurious hotel of Umaid Bhawan is also an experience-able place.
3. Jaswant Thada:
Jaswant Thada is a marble wonder of Jodhpur nearby the famous Mehrangarh Fort. This small cenotaph monument of Maharaja Jaswant Singh is a beautiful attraction surrounded by small lakes and hills. The architectural styles of this marble wonder resemble Taj Mahal. The main attraction of Jaswant Thada is its marble architectural work with various variations during the sunset.
The museum in this monument is home to portraits of Rathore rulers, where you can spot all famous rulers of Jodhpur. Spending leisure time nearby lakes and gardens is the must-do activity for peace of mind. By the afternoon, have your lunch in a deluxe resort and then continue your sightseeing tour in Jodhpur.
4. Mandore Gardens:
A picturesque beautiful garden of Jodhpur means Mandore Gardens. In Jodhpur, Mandore Gardens is the fine place for tourists to visit and get relax for some time. Actually, Jodhpur capital was shifted from Mandore Gardens and here you can witness many architectural wonders of the 6th century.
The major attractions of the Mandore Gardens are Royal Cenotaphs of famous Rathore rulers, a famous temple “Hall of Heroes” with 33 crore Gods, and a museum with artifacts and statues. In one word, Mandore Gardens is the right place to experience the bygone era of Jodhpur.
5. Rao Jodha Desert Park:
Rao Jodha Desert Park at the foot of Mehrangarh Fort is a great restoration of the desert and rocky land into greenery attractions with many native plants. The area around the park is covered with many volcanic rocks and sandstone formations. The major attractions of Rao Jodha Park are visitors gallery, plant nursery, cafe, and the beautiful local birds, butterflies, and some reptiles in the park.
However, Rao Jodha Desert Park is a must-visit place to experience the great restoration of native desert plants. Know more about the Palace on Wheels train price.
Finally, after the completion of your tour in Jodhpur and then get back to the Palace on Wheels. If you want to refresh and then get relax with luxurious facilities provided by the Palace on Wheels. And then have your dinner onboard and rest your body to sleep.