Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort is a former palace that’s now a museum, displaying weapons, paintings and elaborate royal palanquins (sedan chairs). Set on on a rocky outcrop, the fort overlooks the walled city, where many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue.

Jodhpur has historically been the capital of the kingdom known as Marwar, which is now part of Rajasthan.

Jodhpur - The Host City, is a heritage city and feast of recreational activities comprising of folk music, dance, food, art and handicraft. Jodhpur is also the gate way to historical western Rajasthan. Jodhpur has always been a seat of cultural heritage and learning from the times immemorial. There is so much to see, the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Kaylana Lake, Ghanta Ghar and many more. In addition western rajasthan offers you Sand Dunes, Historical Forts, Temples and many more..

Jodhpur is famous for its delectable food items, especially Pyaaj Kachori, Mirchi Bada and Mawa Kachori.

The old city circles the fort and is bounded by a wall with several gates.

Distance

  • Distance from Airport - 8 km
  • Distance from Railway Station - 8.5 km
Connectivity
  • Air: Jodhpur is well connected by flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai.
  • Train: Jodhpur railway station has good train connectivity with almost all the major cities in Rajasthan, and from Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai/ Kolkata/ Bangalore/ Ahmedabad.
  • Road: Jodhpur is well connected to major cities of India by road. The highway has good connectivity from
    • New Delhi to Jodhpur - 585 Km (9h via NH8)
    • Jaipur to Jodhpur - 330 Km (5h 25 min via NH8 and RJ SH 21)
    • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur - 307 Km (4h 30 min via NH15 and RJ SH61)
    • Bikaner to Jodhpur - 250 Km (4h 28 min via NH 89 and NH65)
    • Agra to Jodhpur - 563 Km (9h 20 min via NH11)
    • Ahmedabad to Jodhpur – 454 Km (8h via GS Hwy 41 and NH 14)
Weather:
  • Bright sunny cool weather with average temperatures of 31°C (day) and 14°C (night).