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Written by Vibha on July 13, 2020 Share on

4 DAYS AROUND JODHPUR: Itinerary to the sun and blue city

Overview:

Get a full-fledged experience with us, by taking this 4 days around Jodhpur tour. Starting with the most popular city tour, a visit to Jaisalmer, and of course the infamous dunes of Thar. Immerse yourself in the royal city located in the northwestern side of Rajasthan in the Thar Desert. The reason why Jodhpur is called the sun city is that it’s hot throughout the year and there’s never a day without the sun shining so bright, and its also known as the blue city as most of the attractions and houses here are painted shade of blue. This city has a magnificent set of forts, palaces, and temples, to find out more about the attractions you can cover here keep reading.

Tour around the sun and blue city:

This tour will take you around the city in 4 days, where you will be visiting the Golden City that is located right in the heart of Thar Desert. And here is where you will see a true masterpiece- the fort of Jaisalmer. This trip surely will not be completed without an exotic camel ride. Adding to this you will also be visiting the Mehrangarh Fort that was built in the 15th-century and the Jaswant Thada. Experience a nice small road trip from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer and soak in the sun for some Vitamin-D in the desert of Thar. To read a detailed itinerary of 4 days around Jodhpur, scroll down.

Mehranghar Fort during the golden hour: 4 days around Jodhpur
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Day-wise Itinerary:

Day 1 – Arrival- Welcome to the beautiful city of Jodhpur
Day 2 – Head to Jaisalmer
Day 3 – A day of fun with dunes of the Thar
Day 4 – Departure

Day 1 – Arrival- Welcome to the beautiful city of Jodhpur

You could get here either by flight or train and once you reach, take the pre-booked transfer or a Cab and head to your hotel. Both the airport and the railway station are more or less 20 minutes away from the city. Choose your hotel wisely, few of the most recommended and ideal location to stay in would be in and around the old city: Near Sardar Market, near Stepwell and Navchokiya. Once you reach the designated hotel, just settle in there. Later proceed for sightseeing, the top places you can cover on the 1st day out of your 4 days around Jodhpur are the Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. The Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest and is located 400 ft. above the city of Jodhpur, and then visit the residence of the former Jodhpur royal family that has 347 rooms and a museum.

Also read: Villas in Jodhpur: Top 7 Stays for your Weekend Getaways

Day 2 – Head to Jaisalmer

This day is going to be super exciting as you would be visiting the Golden City of Jaisalmer, so wake up and have a healthy breakfast and check out. You will be taking a transfer to Jaislamer and then checking into a hotel of your choice there. Check-in and then spend the day at leisure, if you’re interred for a small spin around and covering a couple of things you can consider visiting: Salim Shah Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, and Nat Mal Ki Haveli as well. Get back home and spend quality time with your travel companions and then get enough rest for the 3rd day of your 4 days around Jodhpur.

A wide shot of the golden city of Jaisalmer: 4 days around Jodhpur
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Also read: 15 best things to do in Jaisalmer for a unique experience

Day 3 – A day of fun with dunes of the Thar

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so kick start your day with a healthy meal and then proceed to visit the iconic masterpiece- the Golden Fort, which is commonly known as Sonar Quila. It is the second oldest fort in Rajasthan and was brought to life by Rajput Rawal. History says that it’s called Sonar Quila because the yellow sandstone walls of this fort reflect the exterior to shades of honey-gold when the sunsets. Once you are done marvelling at this beauty, proceed further to the ‘grand garden’ – more commonly known as Barabagh which is situated about six kilometres north of Jaisalmer.

the iconic Thar desert: 4 days around Jodhpur
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One of the most interesting things you will come across in 4 days around Jodhpur is your visit to the abandoned village called Kuldhara which is located 17km west of Jaisalmer. It was once known to be a very prosperous village that was home to the Paliwal Brahmins back then. Recently during the early 19th century is when it was abandoned due to mysterious reasons. Spooky isn’t it? Be sure to visit this site, the remains are well-preserved both in the north and the south sides.

Finally, you will end the day with the most exciting part. *Drumroll*- Time for some fun with dunes of Thar. head out to the desert and explore this never-ending beauty during the sunset and enjoy a camel ride. Without a doubt your evening will be eventful, you will also get to witness and be a part of Rajasthani folk dance and blissful music. Enjoy your dinner here and get back to your hotel.

Day 4 – Departure

Your last day here in the Golden city, get ready to say goodbye after a filling breakfast. Pack your bags and check out of your hotel. And this is sadly where your 4 days around Jodhpur comes to an end. But I’m sure you would be going back home with a lot of exciting and beautiful memories made, and at the end of the day, that’s what matters.

a snippet of the Umaid Bhawan Palace: 4 days around Jodhpur
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What are you waiting for? Go ahead and plan out your customized 4- days around jodhpur package with Pickyourtrail and get exciting offers. I can vouch that if you choose this itinerary, you would be coming back home with a lot of kick-ass memories. You can also refer to guides page for more information Jodhpur is one of the gems in India and the most visited place in Rajasthan. You can get in touch with one of our executives if you have any further queries on anything and you can reach us on WhatsApp as well. Jodhpur awaits you!

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