What are the popular excursions from Jodhpur for tourists?
Widely known as the ‘Blue City of India’, Jodhpur is also popular as the ‘Gateway to Thar’ in the State […] of Rajasthan. A vibrant culture, warm hospitality, majestic palaces, forts and temples make Jodhpur one of the most enchanting tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The first ray of the morning greets the people on this land therefore it is called as the Sun City. Founded in 1459 by Roa Jodha, the city has air of royalty and a variety of tourist attractions, making it a perfect holiday destination for people of all ages.
Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Mandore Gardens, Chamunda Devi Temple, Kaylana Lake, Clock Tower and Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park are some of the major attractions in this ‘Blue City’. Beside these attractions, the city also has a number of popular excursions that offer enjoyable experience to the travellers. The excursions from Jodhpur are good enough to keep travellers engrossed. Some of the well-known destinations near to this city are:
The Osian: Being an ancient town of Rajasthan, it has an array of temples, making travellers witness the 16 Brahamanical and Jain temples. Kali Temple, Harihara Temple, Sun Temple, Kali Temple, Jain temples and Sachia Mata Temple are some of the most religious places in this town which make travellers awestruck with its beauty and architectural style. The carved sculptures of these ancient temples have extraordinary significance as all the temples reflect grandeur and splendour of Gujara Pratiharas’ lifestyle.
Nimraj: It is also a small town in Rajasthan that entices travellers by its medieval rustic charm. It is mainly known for a temple of Goddess Durga that built in 9th century. Travellers can witness a large collection of masterpieces of sculptural art.
Manvar: If you want to witness the beauty of dessert then Manvar is a perfect destination to explore. A number of tourists come to enjoy their holidays in this small town that located in the midst of the Thar Desert.
Rohet: It is an attractive small heritage site, quite famous for its Rohetgarh Fort. Located just 40 km away from Jodhpur, it is a perfect weekend gateway destination to enjoy village safari and magic of Rajasthani culture. Due to its maginificent charm, this small town is also called as the ‘Evergreen Oasis in the Desert’.
So explore every colour of this magical city and add unforgettable memories to your holiday!