Jodhpur Holidays

The Blue City

India's Desert City and home to the elaborate palace Mehrangarh Fort. Once a strategic defence post, Jodhpur is now a metropolitan city which boast some of the best and most distinctive architecture in India. It is clear why it's now known as The Blue City, the reason for this is simply because the deep blue paint keeps the houses cool on the inside throughout the scorching summer months!

Be sure to visit the Mehrangarh Fort and take in the history within it's great walls. Walk up the rocky outcrop and marvel at the weapons, paintings and royal palanquins before witnessing the stunning view overlooking this iconic city. 


Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT +5.5 hours
  • Currency INR - Indian Rupee
  • Visa Information British citizens are required to obtain a visa from the Indian embassy prior to arrival.
  • Language Hindi and English are widely spoken.
  • Health Information Some vaccinations are recommended when travelling to certain areas in India. Please contact your GP for vaccination requirements.

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Destination Specialist

"A visit to the Mehrangarh Fort is one not to be missed, the history that lies behind these walls is phenomenal, as much as the view."