Mumbai, India (PressExposure) November 30, 2009 -- Jodhpur is one of the popular tourist attraction places in India. Jodhpur has its existence since 1459, by Rao Jodha. Initially this place was known as Marwar. But during the life time of Rao Jodha (Rajput chief of Rathore clan), Jodhpur took over its role. Later on when India became independent in 1947, Rajasthan merged into the union of India and Jodhpur became the second largest city of the state.
Tourism in Jodhpur Jodhpur is known for its folks wearing with artistically designed costumes. It is known as Sun City for its bright sunny climate enjoyed throughout the year. Jodhpur is the most experiencing and happening holiday destination in India which is located at the edge of the Thar Desert. The prince city is famous for its beautiful palaces, forts and temples. There are countless of festivals (especially marwar festival) that celebrate the rich tradition of this Sun City.
Places to see:
* Mehrangarh Fort * Umaid Bhavan Palace * Jaswant Thada * Clock Tower * Sardar Bazaar
Lakes and Palaces:
* Sardar Samand Lake and Palace * Balsamand Lake and Palace
Shopping In Jodhpur Tourists are more confuse while shopping in this colorful city. Jodhpur bazaar are little expensive due to their colorfully display of shopping collection, handicraft articles, etc. Typical embroidered âjodhpuri jutisâ, artistic jewelry, cotton hand-printed fabrics, etc. add more fame to this princely state.
Jodhpur Cuisine Cuisine in this city is delicious and mouth watering even there are many other restaurants where one can try the delicious and tasty jodhpuri recipes. Sun City is famous for many delicious dishes like kair-sangri and panchkuta, dal-bati and churma (sweet ladoo). Some of the cuisines are much spicy like â Pyaz Ki Kachori and Mirchi Vade that one should never miss out.
Jodhpur Excursions The place one should visit is Osain that is an important center of Jain and Hindu temples. It is nearly fifty kilometers far from Jodhpur yet it is visited by many people who visit this place of destination. Another place worth seeing near Jodhpur is Mahamandir, which was set up in 1812 consists of small walled town suited round hundred pillared Shiva temple. Other places worth visited near to Jodhpur are Khimsar Fort, Mandore Garden and Nagaur Cattle Fair (in January).
Getting around the City In this prince city one can travel by buses, un-metered auto-rickshaws, car cabs, cycle â taxi or by cycle rickshaws. The tour gets start from Tourist Bungalow.
Hotels in Jodhpur Hotels which are closest to the palaces are mostly preferred by many tourists. The hotels render the cater needs and preferences of the tourists. There are many locations where tourists can stay and feel more home-like and get a golden chance to experience the Indian tradition and culture.
Even though there are number of hotels and staying houses in Jodhpur yet it is advisable to get advance booking of rooms, especially during the peak season between October and February.
Category of Hotels There are different categories of hotels, which are preferred by tourists.
* Five Star Royal Hotel * Four Star Hotel * Three Star Luxury Hotel * Two Star Hotel * Heritage Resorts * Apartment * Heritage Lodges * Guest Houses * Deluxe Lodges * Budget Hotel
The above mentioned categories differ in terms of facilities and budget range.
Price Range One can easily book room as per his planned budget. Even there are many accommodation places which offer cheap and affordable rooms or apartments. So in such cases, price range does not matter.
How to Book Hotels in Jodhpur? Before getting to this destination place one can easily book their room / rooms with the help of their travel agents or online travel services. Thus online booking helps to save time and money and one can get cheap accommodation at discounted rates. Even with the help of Rajasthan Tours one can easily book accommodation in Jodhpur.
Jodhpur is pre-occupied with scenic natural beauty, lakes and places which have made this place an ideal holiday destination.
Below are the best Hotels & Resorts recommended for your holiday tours with your families.