Udaipur Jodhpur with Jaisalmer 7N/8D
Planned by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, Jaipur holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India.
Main tourist attractions in the Udaipur Jodhpur trip
Jagdish Temple– Jagdish temple is a 400-year-old Lord Krishna Temple with impressive architecture. It is situated right in the middle of Udaipur old city and a popular visit for all guests arriving here.
Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway– Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway is a popular ride up the hill to the Karni Mata temple and enroute offers views of the area around. It can get crowded during the season.
Vintage Car Museum– Vintage Car Museum has a number of vintage classic cars on display from Royal family garages. Cars are maintained well and therefore a popular tourist visit place.
City Palace– City Palace is a very popular sightseeing area offering multiple galleries, rooms, and antiques on display. Guests looking at deeper insights must opt for a guide.
Lake Pichola– Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is located in the heart of the city around which City Palace, Shiv Niwas, and Fateh Prakash palace are situated. Pichola is also renowned for having the Lake Palace, the famous heritage hotel in the center of the lake. Boating here is nothing short of experience.
Sajjan Garh– It’s a 9 km excursion up a hill where excellent views of the countryside, Udaipur city, and its lakes can be captured. An excellent option for an evening visit. The area also doubles up as an option for local picnickers. The reserve forest area is home to wildlife and is demarcated as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
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 in Jodhpur for its sheer grandeur.
Jaswant Thada– A quiet place and a well-kept Royal Cenotaph Enroute Mehrangarh Fort and offer 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, a Hall of Heroes, and a temple to 33 crore Gods.
Shri Osiya Mataji– Sachiya Mata Temple (Also known as Shri Osiya Mataji) is a renowned local pilgrimage and considered the main deity for some of the local communities of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Osiyan Jain Temples– Osian is famous as home to the cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th centuries. It is an important Jain pilgrimage center for the Oswal Jain community.
Osian Desert Experience– For guests arriving at Jodhpur and not having time to drive to Jaisalmer, Osian represents an excellent alternative to experience Thar Desert. Sand dunes near Osian are home to several camps who conduct evening entertainment programmes, camel rides and even overnight camping in desert villages.
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 is a number of camps set around here along with Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving in 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.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.