Tourism and Travel
Encircled by a stone wall, Jodhpur
City was founded in 1459 by Roa Jodha, the chief of the Rathore
clan of Rajputs & was the capital of the State of Marwar.
Season : October to February
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
Air : Indian Airlines connect Jodhpur with Jaipur, Delhi,
Udaipur and Bombay.
Rail: Jodhpur is connected by rail with Jaisalmer,
Bikaner, Jaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Abu Road, Bombay via
Ahmedabad Barmer and Udaipur via Marwar.
Road: By road Jodhpur to Agra 577 kms, Ajmer 198 kms,
Barmer 220 kms, Bikaner 240 kms, Bombay 1073 kms, Delhi 592 kms,
Jaipur 343 kms, Jaisalmer 290 kms, Mount Abu 264 kms, Udaipur
275 kms, Ranakpur 175 kms.
Bus : Regular bus services available from Jodhpur to
Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Ranakpur
Places Covered Timings Fare Operator
1) Umaid Bhavan Palace, Mandore Gardens, 0930 to Rs.30 R.T.D.C.,
Maherangarh Fort, Jashwant Thada, 1300 hrs Ghoomar Government
Museum. Tel: 21900
2) 1400-1830 hrs. Rs.30