Jodhpur Jaisalmer with Bikaner 6N/7D
Jodhpur is the second-largest city in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is literally on the edge of the Thar desert.
Main tourist attractions in the Jodhpur Jaislamer with Bikaner trip
Jaisalmer Fort– Jaisalmer fort is one of the rare living forts with a sizeable community living inside the fort. It has a few heritage hotels that allow guests to experience living in a fort, temples, and an entire community that has been living there for generations. Fort offers views of the Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert beyond.
Patwon Ki Haveli– Patwon ki Haveli is a short walk from Jaisalmer fort and town center and is an exquisitely carved residence of the rich merchants in the area and now open to visitors to marvel. A definite must-visit for photographers and heritage travelers.
Gadisar Lake– Gadisar Lake is just a walk from Patwon ki Haveli and the rest of the town center and kind of place best to visit around Sunset for good views and a bit of boating.
Sam Sand Dunes– Sam Sand Dunes at about 40 Kms from Jaisalmer are renowned for the touristy desert experience that it offers. There are number of camps set around here along with Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving at the desert. It’s recommended to arrive here in the evening before sunset and enjoy the sunset on sand dunes and then proceed to one of the camps for evening entertainment and ethnic Rajasthani dinner experience.
Ramdevra Temple– Ramdevra lies on the Jodhpur – Jaisalmer route at about 120 Kms Short of Jaisalmer near Pokhran. Ramdevra is home to the temple of Baba Ramdevji. Devotees from all over visit the temple all around the year. Ramdeora Fair is held here in the months of August and February and is attended by devotees in large numbers from all over India.
Junagadh Fort– Junagadh Fort is a 16th-century fort at 1.5 Kms from the city centre and kind of dominates the city landscape and popular for tourists to arrive for a visit. Fort wears an old look and has some interesting history.
Lallgarh Palace Complex– Lallgarh Palace complex is home to some most exquisite palaces there could be. Lallgarh Palace, now a heritage hotel has tall ceilings, large rooms, and staying here is nothing short of an experience. Laxmi Niwas Palace here has rooms with the most intricately carved interiors. There is a heritage museum as well that is open to all visitors.
Bhandasar Jain Temple– Bhandasar Jain Temple is the most beautiful, extensive, and visited Jain temple in Bikaner. It is dedicated to the fifth Tirthankara, Sumatinath; from here one can see the Bikaner views. The temple is built of red sandstone and is divided into three floors.
Shiv Bari Temple– Shiv Bari Temple is a 9th Century Lord Shiva Temple set at about 6 Kms from Bikaner
Camel Breeding Farm and Research Centre– Camel Research Farm, Bikaner is a firm engaged in research on camels at 8 Kms from Bikaner. This is one of its kind institutes in India. The farm is complex with cable stables and enclosures and buildings. One can enjoy camel rides or ice cream made of camel milk. The farm permits tourists at certain hours of the day.
Karni Mata Temple Deshnoke– The world-famous shrine of Karni Mata can be found in the town of Deshnoke 30 km south from Bikaner on the road to Jodhpur. Karni Mata is worshiped as an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is famous for rats which can be seen everywhere in the temple.
Mehrangarh Fort– Mehrangarh Fort is one of its kind forts that stands as the most prominent and visited monument in the city. Its vast has a number of halls/rooms that are worth a visit and there is even a museum in there which displays weaponry and many artifacts from the royal past. It’s a kind of must-visit for anyone arriving to Jodhpur for its sheer grandeur.
Jaswant Thada– A quiet place and a well-kept Royal Cenotaph Enroute Mehrangarh Fort and offers excellent views of the fort and area around.
Mandore Gardens– The Mandore gardens, with its charming collection of temples, memorials, and high rock terraces. The gardens house cenotaphs of many royal family members. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, Hall of Heroes, and a temple to 33 crore Gods.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.