11 Best Things to do in Jodhpur for Memorable Holiday
Things to do in Jodhpur

11 Best Things to do in Jodhpur for Memorable Holiday

If you are looking for Tourism in Jodhpur, they won’t be just walking from place to place exploring monuments; you may get tired this way and must be looking for something adventurous to not get bored. So, here is a list of activities to enjoy in Jodhpur. The Best Things to do in Jodhpur are paragliding, desert safari, zip-lining, and camel ride; these are some of the best activities that you should not miss during your Jodhpur trip. 

Best Activities in the Blue city of India – Jodhpur

1. Desert Safari 

Desert Safari Jodhpur
Desert Safari Jodhpur

If you know how to drive and have proper documents, then you must drive through the golden Thar desert. It’s not an easy task to drive in sand and the guide may plan longer trips. The prices of desert safari vary with the type of tour one plans.  

Location = Thar Desert 

Timings = Starts at 8:00 AM

Activity Duration = Around 3-4 hours

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2. Ziplining


This is a fun activity to do here in Jodhpur. A cable is wired on an elevation over the city and you can just slide on cable over the city. The ziplining ends at the Mehrangarh Fort. Ziplining costs around INR1500 for adults (prices may vary).

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Near Mehrangarh Fort 

Activity Duration = Around 2 Hours

3. Desert Rock Park

Desert Rock Park
Desert Rock Park

The park is situated on a volcanic rock and the park has more than 80 species of plants. The place was developed in 2006 to restore the greenery and ecology of the park. Exploring the desert park during a different time of the year is best.

Location = Mehrangarh Fort

Timings = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Fee = INR30 for Adults & INR10 for children

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4. Paragliding


We all know, what paragliding is? People opt for paragliding to have an aerial view of the city and they can also make a video of the flight during paragliding, a pilot accompanies you for your safety. 

Fee = Around INR 2000 per person (prices may vary)

Timings = 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Ideal Duration = around 30 minutes

5. Camel Ride at Sand Dunes

Camel Ride at Sand Dunes
Camel Ride at Sand Dunes

The camel safari starts at Thar desert and your camel ride will last something around for 2 hours. The fun about the camel ride in sand dunes is that you get a chance to see the sunset and color-changing sand of the desert. You can get here by hiring a cab. 

Location = Thar Desert

Timings = 10:00PM – 5:30PM

Trip Duration = Around 2 hours 

6. Indique Restaurant, Pal Haveli 

Indique Restaurant, Pal Haveli
Indique Restaurant, Pal Haveli

It’s just a normal restaurant in Udaipur there is nothing special about it but you should definitely give this place a try. The restaurant is in the Pal Haveli and that’s what makes this place famous. You may not find the restaurant unique but the view that this place offers is spectacular. The tables are in open so better experience you must request a table on the terrace. 

Tip = The restaurant is always crowded so make sure you reserve a table here.

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Pal Haveli

Trip Duration = less than 30 minutes

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7. Camel Safari 

Camel Ride at Sand Dunes
Camel Ride at Sand Dunes

Camels are the animals that can be seen everywhere in the state and you can ride on camelback with your family and friends. Whenever a visitor arrives here, they are welcomed with the traditional Rajasthani style and ‘Khamma Ghani’ is how Rajasthani says hello to everyone. 

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Thar Desert 

Trip Duration = Around 2-3 Hours 

8. Taste Street Food 

The food in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is delicious, and you can have a wide variety of street foods here. Some of the best and popular dishes on the street that you can taste are Daal Bhati, Shahi Samosa, Mirchi Vada, Jalebi and many more. People have said that there are two famous omelet shops that are outside the Sardar market and these both are must-try

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Timings = Market opens at around 9:00 AM

9. Camping in Jodhpur

Camping in Jodhpur
Camping in Jodhpur

This is a must to try because there are a lot of activities that are organized in camping. Dance performances on side of the bonfire, Non-alcoholic drinks, Rajasthani cuisines, and camel ride are some of the best ways to enjoy the day. 

Timings = 11:00AM – 9:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 7-8 hours

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10. Cycling Tour

Cycling Tour
Cycling Tour

The cycling tour is organized by many operators and the trip starts from the clock tower from where you will be guided through the city. The guide will keep explaining to you about the ongoing places so it is better to stay together for the enjoyment and also for safety reasons.

Location = Clock tower      

Trip Duration = Around 2-3 hour

Timings = Starts around 9:00AM

11. Marwar Festival

Marwar Festival
Marwar Festival

The festival is held annually in honor of the heroes of Rajasthan. The festival shows many dance performances, folk music, camel shows, and polo events. During the festival, Mehrangarh fort and Umaid Bhawan are dressed up as brides. 

The best thing to do in the festival is watching women balancing handcrafted pots on their heads and dancing on songs. Not just performances there are many competitions that you can enjoy here like mustache competition.

Timings = September – October

Duration = Around 2-3 hours

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. Why Jodhpur is called a blue city?

A. Jodhpur is called the blue city as it looks completely blue in color from an aerial view because of its blue houses and walls.

Q. What to do Jodhpur?

A. There are a lot of things do in Jodhpur like Desert Safari, Zipline, explore the city by cyclic tour and many more.

Q. What to see Jodhpur?

A. There are a lot of things offered by Jodhpur Like Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Mandora garden, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Ghanta Ghar, Balsamand Lake, and many more.

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Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.