What To Do In Jodhpur In Evening And Night?
Jodhpur, the ‘blue city’ of India is blessed with a host of exciting activities that makes it one of the most vibrant cities of India. A happening night life, rustic charm and a swarm of tourists keep the city abuzz with activity. While the city has a plethora of enticing locations like forts and museums that you can visit during the day, it also has a range of tourist attractions that can be explored as dusk sets in and silhouettes begin to appear.
Explore the Rural Hinterland of Rajasthan with Desert Safari
Situated amidst the sands of Thar Desert, the parched cartography of Jodhpur is ideal to go for a desert safari. Stop by along the ride to explore the true colours of the city as you get a tryst with the rich flora and fauna of the region along the sojourn. These days, quite a few luxury tents situated in the midst of the desert have luxury tents and camps, which organize desert safaris and excursions that give visitors a chance to get a glimpse of the native inhabitants of the region and get acquainted with the rustic charm of the city.
Visit Jaswant Thada
Resplendently designed in white marble, Jaswant Thada is a site built to commemorate the Rajput clan. Constructed during the reign of Maharaja Sardar Singh in the fond memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, this cenotaph dates back to the 19th century. Situated in the vicinity of Mehrangarh Fort, it showcases an array of elegant paintings of the various rulers of Jodhpur. It opens its doors to the visitors between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day.
Enjoy the Ride at Samand Sagar Lake
Situated along the Jodhpur-Pali route, this lake is known for its picturesque scenic beauty. Alluring incalculable number of migratory birds from different parts of the globe, it is frequented by travelers from all over the world. Its placid waters are particularly soothing for all those seeking solitude. If you are lucky, you might also be able to spot Black Buck, Neelgai and Chinkara. You can also stop along the way for a brief chit chat with the members of the Bishnoi community.
Shop to your heart’s content!
If you are a shopaholic, then the bustling boulevards of shopping hubs like Sardar Market is the right place for you to be in! This popular market was named after Maharaja Sardar Singh who commissioned the construction of the famed clock tower, which is situated very close to the Sardar market. It is known for its ethnic fabrics and prints like bandhni. It is equally well known for its rich variety of handicraft artifacts, embroidered leather juttis, clay figurines, local spices and classic silver ware.
Indulge in local delicacies
Known for its aromatic arcades selling sizzling dishes that tantalize your taste buds, Jodhpur is a blend of street food shops and fine dining restaurants. Some of the most popular delicacies of the city include Mirchi Bada, Mawa Kachori and Pyaaz Kachori. You can enjoy these while you sip the refreshing Makhaniya Lassi. Some of the other delectable snacks that you must definitely try are Besan ki Chakki, Mave ki Kachori, Motichoor Ke Laddu and Maakhan Vade.