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From Jodhpur: Overnight Stay in Desert with Camel Safari

1. From Jodhpur: Overnight Stay in Desert with Camel Safari

Your tour starts with a pick-up in Jodhpur at around 2:30PM from either your hotel, the airport or the train or bus station. From here you will travel by a private car to Osian where you have the chance to independently visit two famous temples, the Sachiya Mata Temples, which features a vast expanse of intricately carved marble. After taking in the temples, you will go to a desert village where you will be welcomed by a traditional Indian ceremony. Following this you can rest and relax for a couple of hours at a home stay before you head to the starting point for your camel safari. The camel ride is considered a peak experience in Rajasthan, and you can expect to spend between one to two hours riding your camel through the Thar Desert. You can stay to watch the skies and sands change colors during the sunset hour, before you return to your home stay where you will enjoy traditional Marwari food before you spend the night either sleeping under the stars or in a hut. The next morning you will be offered breakfast, before you return to your private vehicle for your transfer back to Jodhpur.

Jodhpur: Full-Day City Private Tour & Camel Safari

2. Jodhpur: Full-Day City Private Tour & Camel Safari

You will be picked up from your hotel in Jodhpur, Jodhpur Airport, railway station or bus station in the morning to start the exciting full-day tour in Jodhpur.  Explore the beautiful city of Jodhpur by visiting some of the most stunning monuments including the historic Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada with a breathtaking garden, and Umaid Bhawan Palace, a palace that’s been transformed into a heritage hotel. Also learn more about the history of Jodhpur by discovering the palaces and museum inside Mehrangarh Fort.  After some sightseeing, join the sunset camel safari located 60 kilometers from Jodhpur city. Camel safari in Osian is one of the most spectacular and unique ways to experience Rajasthan. Camels are considered the cars or ships of the deserts for the locals and will guide you through the vibrant desert. Spend approximately 1 to 2-hours in the Thar Desert and enjoy the relaxing camel ride while witnessing the mesmerizing sunset in the desert. When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Jodhpur, Jodhpur Airport, railway station or bus station.

Jodhpur: Full-Day Private City Sightseeing Tour

3. 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.

Jodhpur: City Tour by Three-Wheeler Tuk Tuk

4. Jodhpur: City Tour by Three-Wheeler Tuk Tuk

I picked up at your hotel in Jodhpur and start this full-day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. Your first stop is the Mehrangarh Fort, an important historical landmark and a popular Jodhpur attraction. You will find numerous beautiful palaces, galleries, ancient temples, and a museum inside the complex. Later visit Jaswant Thada, a 19th-century royal cenotaph. In addition to the monument, it also features spectacular gardens. Finally, visit another popular landmark in Jodhpur - Umaid Bhawan Palace. 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. After the tour, you will be dropped off Back To Hotel

Jodhpur : Blue City Heritage Walking Tour

5. Jodhpur : Blue City Heritage Walking Tour

Start this tour when you are picked up from your hotel. Proceed towards the narrow yet lively lanes of the Blue City, interact with the locals and discover some of the untold stories and tales about the place. Visit the ancient walls that have played a pivotal role among the natives of Jodhpur. Discover a city that was planned in the form of a human body, where every part of it resembles different organs of the body. For 2-hours walk through the historic lanes of Jodhpur, the Blue City, and witness the history of the city. After your tour is complete be dropped off at your hotel.

Jodhpur: Blue City Walking Tour

6. Jodhpur: Blue City Walking Tour

Your experience will begin as your guide meets you at your tour meeting point. From there you can get ready and fasten your seat belts before being taken on an "infotainment"-style tour which will ensure that you enjoy your experience and don't get bored. Irrespective of whether you love history or not, this walking tour is sure to be a unique, fun, and memorable experience. Your first stop will be to the locality of Navchowkiya, which boasts beautiful temples, busy markets, and famous blue havelis. From there you'll explore the winding streets, ancient buildings, markets, and indigo-blue houses of the area. You'll pass through the narrow yet lively lanes of the "blue city", interacting with locals and discovering some of the untold stories and tales about the area. Following that, head to Ranisar Lake, a historic and man-made lake inside the city wall. Finally, experience the periphery of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, including the garden and accompanying views.

Bishnoi Village Safari Private Half Day Tour

7. 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.

Jaisalmer 3-Day Tour From Jodhpur

8. Jaisalmer 3-Day Tour From Jodhpur

Begin the trip with a pickup from the airport, railway station, hotel or other desired place in Jodhpur. Drive to Jaisalmer for 5 hours, then spend a half-day exploring the city. Visit the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort, known as the Golden Fort. See the palaces, havelis, and temples inside the fort. In the evening, visit the local markets. Check-in to your hotel and relax for an overnight stay. After breakfast, visit Nathmalji ki Haveli, Salim Singhji ki Haveli, and Patwon ki Haveli. Later, see Gadisar Lake. In the evening, go for a unique experience in the Desert, where you will enjoy a sunset camel ride. Afterward, have dinner and watch a folk dance program. Stay overnight at the desert camp in a tent. In the morning, have breakfast and check-out from the desert camp before you drive back to Jodhpur. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your preferred location, airport, railway station, hotel or bus station. 

Jodhpur: Guided Highlights Half-Day City Tour

9. 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.

Osian Tour: Camel Riding and Gala Dinner

10. 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. 

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What people are saying about Jodhpur

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 35 reviews

I've been to several countries so far and have had a great time fighting for twelve. Walk in the desert on a camel and play volleyball and cricket with local children. We went on a camel to watch the sunset, took pictures like pictures, ate rice, and talked to local people while having a campfire. Finally, I go to bed watching the starry sky. After getting up in the morning, enjoy the wonderful view of the sunrise and wash your head with a little reddish hot water and enjoy breakfast. It was really nice to be able to experience it while you were young! It was the best! It became a very fun and wonderful memory that felt the size of the earth and the world!

Very good tour to get from A to B. Since there is no direct train route from Udaipur to Jodhpur, we have decided on this and it does not regret the route is beautiful and adventurous at the same time! You make a very beautiful impressive fort and visit a fantastic temple! Our driver was very friendly and showed us a lot of things along the way!

This guide is excellent and very attentive to the needs of its travelers. Very good English. Magnificent tour of the most beautiful things to see in Jodhpur. The driver is calm and never honks !! There were three of us and we loved it.

What a wonderful family to stay with! Perfect camel ride into the sunset and traditional home cooked meal. Definitely do this if you can

Our guide was really nice and eager to provide us with a great experience