Jodhpur is Rajasthan 2nd biggest city, and you can come and plan a 2 days holiday to explore India’s largest privately-owned Fort and Palace, try some amazing Rajasthani Sweet & Spicy Snacks, and enjoy in a desert safari tour nearby.
View our list of best places to visit in Jodhpur in 2 days, and feel free to contact is for more details at 8209351141.
1. Arrival in Jodhpur
#1st arrive in Jodhpur
Getting to Jodhpur is easy! You have three options: by road, train and flight. If you prefer the train or flight, you’ll land at Jodhpur Airport or Jodhpur Junction.
If you choose the road, then hire a cab and enjoy a scenic drive, like if you’re coming from Delhi, you can stop by Ajmer& Pushkar along the way, and if you’re traveling from Ahmedabad, visit sites at Udaipur and Jaisalmer before reaching Jodhpur.
2. Plan your breakfast in Jodhpur
#2 things to do in Jodhpur
We suggest all our guests visiting Jodhpur to skip their hotel complimentary breakfast and try local local food of Jodhpur likr:
- Pyaz Kachori, Mirchi Vada, and Masala Chai at Janta Sweets & Choudhary Namkeen.
- Aloo Paratha & Poha at Shri Mishrilal Hotel in Sardar Bazar.
And there is no shortage of cafes in Jodhpur, and for a relaxed breakfast, check out
- Café Coffee Break, Saraswati Nagar
- The Book Café, Cyber Park
They’re perfect for a leisurely start to your day. Enjoy your breakfast adventure!
3. Mehrangarh Fort
#3 Place to visit in Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort is best place to visit in Jodhpur, and is visible from every rooftop of the old city. Its construction started in 1459 by King Rao Jodha, who wanted to relocate his capital from Mandore to a more secure location.
Inside the Fort, you’ll visit Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Takht Vilas, & a collection of precious artifacts, beautiful paintings, ancient weapons, along with seven tall gates, built to protect all the palaces inside the Fort.
- Entry Ticket: Rs 100 per person
- Separate rates for Camera
4. Jaswant Thada
#4 Place to visit in Jodhpur
Just next to Mehrangarh Fort, is Jaswant Thada which is a stunning white marble-made memorial complex, referred to as the Taj Mahal of Jodhpur.
This memorial site built in 1899 by Maharaja Sardar Singh, for his father & all his ancestors who ruled Jodhpur.
Rao Jodha Statue
You can come here to visit this temple-like complex built between beautiful gardens, next to Gulab Sagar lake, and also has a statue resembling Rao Jodha on a horse.
- Entry Ticket: Rs 30 per person
5. Umaid Bhawan Palace
#5 Place to visit in Jodhpur
UMAID BHAWAN PALACE
The second most iconic landmark in Jodhpur after Mehrangarh Fort is Umaid Bhawan Palace, built for a noble cause to provide employment for more than 5000 families suffering from the 1930s Jodhpur famine.
Umaid Bhawan Palace is also the Umaid Bhawan Palace, and whose 2/3rd area serves as a luxurious 5-star hotel, though, one-third as a museum by its owner, Mr. Gajj Singh, who is from the Jodhpur royal family.
Heritage Cars at Umaid Bhawan, one of many
Inside the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, you’ll discover a collection of pictures, paintings, artifacts, and impressive vintage cars, offering a fascinating glimpse into the royal heritage of Jodhpur.
- Entry Ticket: Rs 30 per person
6. Mandore Gardens
#6 Place to visit in Jodhpur
Mandore is like a little part of Jodhpur, kind of on the edge of the city. It was going to be the big capital of Jodhpur before they made Mehrangarh Fort.
Now, it’s a pretty nice garden area & you need to get a ticket to enter it & go see its attractions like Mandore Fort, which is all historic and cool. There are also these special memorial temple-style buildings called cenotaphs to remember the old kings of Jodhpur.
And the whole area has a lovely garden to relax in, especially in the evening.
Plus, there’s a museum that shares info on old Jodhpur history and statues from the past & and it even has a special place called the “Hall of Heroes” that tells stories about local gods and heroes. Such a neat place to visit!
- Entry Ticket: Rs 30 per person
7. Clock Tower Market
#7 Place to visit in Jodhpur
CLOCK TOWER MARKET
The Clock Tower Market, also called the Ghanta Ghar Market, is right in the heart of Jodhpur. It’s a buzzing place!
In the middle of the market, there’s a tall Clock Tower which was built a long time ago, back in the 19th century, by Maharaja Sardar Singh. Then, the market grew all around it.
Now, this market is where everyone goes, locals, and visitors like you to find all sorts of colorful things like bangles, cool handmade stuff like pottery, jewelry, wooden items, etc, for which Jodhpur is famous for.
And while you’re here, don’t forget to try local treats like Mawa Kachori – it’s like a sweet version of Pyaz Kachori we talked about for breakfast. Yum!
8. Toorji Ka Jhalra
#8 Places to visit in Jodhpur
TOORJI KA JHALRA
Rajasthan is famous for its stepwells and in Jodhpur one of the most famous ones is “toorji ka jhalra” or Toorji ki Bawdi.
It is said that in 18th century this stepwell was built by Maharaja Abhay Singh, to store rainwater and he did an amazing job here.
The mere architecture of this stepwell is so unique that you will just stare for quite some time, and will be tempted to jump it its clean transparent water, but please don’t do that.
As per me, it’s a hidden gem of Jodhpur which many travelers miss as this stepwell is located deep inside the residential area of Jodhpur, so you need to walk here a bit.
9. Osian Sand Dunes
#9 Places to visit in Jodhpur
OSIAN JEEP SAFARI
Osian, is a small town near Jodhpur and is a hidden gem that promises an unforgettable desert adventure. Just 65 kilometers away, it offers activities like camel safari, and jeep safaris across its 30-40 meter tall sand dunes, offering a taste of the majestic Thar Desert.
The evening here is amazing, with breathtaking sunsets here os truly something special, and you also get the opportunity to spend a night under the star-studded desert sky, with live music and luxury desert camps.
Usually Jaisalmer is famous for it desert safari & camping touts, but for those short on time, Osian is a perfect destination to enjoy the same, as they can get the same experience here in Osian.
10. Osian Mata Temple
#10 Places to visit in Jodhpur in 2 2days
OSIAN MATA TEMPLE
Visit the Osian Mata Temple near the Osian Sand Dunes, not far from Jodhpur. This temple is more than 1200 years old and dedicated to goddess Sachiya Mata. To get her blessings, you have to climb around 70-80 steps.
People here really believe that Mataji is also the Kuldevi of Oswal Community, and that’s why they come to this temple. The climb will felt like a journey, both physically and spiritually.
You can visit this temple before or after your desert safari in Osian, and its definitely a must-visit place to visit in Jodhpur in 2 days.
11. Nirali Dhani
#11 Places to visit in Jodhpur in 2 2days
Live Musical Dance Performance
Similar to Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur, Jodhpur has Nirali Dhani. You can visit in the evening and enjoy musical and dance performances by local Jodhpur artists, puppet shows, magic performances. Jodhpur is famous for its magicians; one of them even became the Chief Minister of Rajasthan!
Additionally, Nirali Dhani offers accommodation as it has hotel services. You can also plan a wedding or an event here as they have ample banquet space. And don’t forget to try the local Rajasthan food here, with dishes like Dal Bati Churma, Thali, and more.
12. Masuriya Hill Garden
#12 Places to visit in Jodhpur in 2 2days
Masuriya Hill Garden or Masuriya Hill Park is a garden area but 6-7 km outside Jodhpur. which is a well maintained park, on a hill and gives amazing sunset or sunrise of Jodhpur city, especially Mehrangarh Fort.
You can come here to capture some shots of Jodhpur city in evening and also spend some peaceful time,