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Jodhpur 2 nights
Day 1 Jaipur/Jodhpur: Morning departure by road to Jodhpur (approx 5 hours drive). Flanked on the western side by the Mehrangarh Fort and on the east by the majestic sandstone palace of Umaid Bhawan, the old walled city is a fascinating jungle of winding streets.
Day 2 Jodhpur: Today’s tour of Jodhpur beings with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort (Citadel of the Sun), an awe-inspiring 15th century fort looming over the city skyline. See its various palaces with their delicate friezes and respective museums with treasure of the royal family. Continue north to Jaswant Thada, a pillared marble memorial to the popular ruler Jaswant Singh II who purged Jodhpur of dacoits, initiated irrigation systems and boosted the economy. This evening you have the opportunity to visit local markets.
Day 3 Jodhpur: Morning at leisure for further independent sightseeing or shopping. This afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.
The Raas - 4*
Jodhpur’s first boutique hotel perfectly fuses modern and ancient styles to provide a tranquil haven away from the bustle of Jodhpur’s old town. Comprised of four original buildings with three additional contemporary structures, each is adorned with intricate architectural carvings. The hotel is within walking distance of the best city sights and the whole complex is overlooked by Mehrangarh, with almost every room in the hotel enjoying the most spectacular view of the fort. Within the hotel walls is a swimming pool, spa and two restaurants, including an alfresco dining venue. Each of the 39 rooms and suites boast ample space and luxury amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.
2 nights side trip by air-conditioned car from £479pp
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