Jodhpur - The Blue City
Jodhpur is a spectacular paradise dipped in blue. This Blue City or Sun City is a thriving cultural epitome with medieval streets, blue buildings, the pride Mehrangarh Fort and much more. The buzz of this city revolves around the history of the land, shopping experience and the cultural value. Palace on Wheels covers this Blue City on the sixth day of the itinerary.
Palace on Wheels - Royal Journey of Jodhpur
Due to its limited time in Jodhpur, the itinerary tries to cover as many unique and exclusive destinations as possible in Jodhpur. The main essence of Jodhpur is its local culture. The locals have managed to stick with their traditional customs even with technology growing in rapid pace.
Top activities to enjoy in Jodhpur with Palace on Wheels are:
- City sightseeing tour covering Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and others
- Shopping at the local markets for souvenirs. The markets are the best place to enjoy the local culture, street food and others. Top things to buy in Jodhpur are textile, leather, embroidered shoes, turbans, spices, handicraft and others.
- A luxurious lunch at the Ajit Bhawan Palace to enjoy the traditional cuisine of the land.
Jodhpur, the Sun City is hot, dry and humid for most of the months. From March to June, the place will be scorching hot and harsh. The temperature can go as high as 41 degree C during day time. The monsoon season is short lived with average precipitation. The monsoon ends by mid of September. The land gets its ultimate beauty during winter season, which starts in October and ends in February.
Many interesting dishes that you can try from around the country originated from Jodhpur. Top dishes to try here are mirchi bada panchkuta, makhaniya lassi, pyaaz kachori, Mawa kachori and others. Jodhpur cuisine gets its name from the dessert section. As per traditional, sweets are the first thing to consume during dining and then, the main course should be tasted. Top sweets to try in Jodhpur are mava kachori, maakhan vade, besan chaaki and others.