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Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur


Jaisalmer


The ‘Blue City’, Jodhpur


RAJASTHAN


Rajasthan is home to a wealth of hidden gems. From the colour and romance of Jodhpur with its princely palaces and temples, to the 12th Century majesty of Jaisalmer, where beautiful havelis and desert citadels evoke the glory of a golden age, Rajasthan is a region teeming with wonderful monuments, golden desert sands and enchanting heritage hotels.


JODHPUR Following the edge of the Great Thar Desert, Jodhpur’s magnificent Meherangarh Fort is considered the most striking of Rajasthan’s desert citadels. Its imposing walls hide a wealth of palaces and courtyards, whilst the city’s colourful bazaar provides a captivating mix of artisans and street traders.


RAAS, JODHPUR Located in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Meherangarh Fort, the elegant Raas is Jodhpur’s most exclusive boutique hotel. Offering unrivalled contemporary styling and traditional ambience, most of the hotel’s 39 rooms and suites offer stunning views of the citadel.


UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR Designed by renowned Edwardian architect Henry Lanchester, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is now a beautiful hotel with 64 luxurious rooms and suites. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a choice of restaurants and the famous Trophy Bar.


A WALK THROUGH THE BLUE CITY


After enjoying the magnificent splendour of the Meherangarh Fort, the 3 hour walk takes you through the historic part of the city, taking a peak inside a ‘Blue house’ where you will meet a traditional Brahmin family, before an evening’s visit amongst the characters of the Sadar Bazaar.


ROHET GARH, ROHET Close to Jodhpur this charming lodge has been in the same family since 1622. Considered one of India’s finest heritage hotels, Rohet Garh has just 34 beautifully appointed rooms. Village safaris, bird watching and riding excursions on one of the superb resident Mawari horses are also available.


MIHIR GARH


NEW Rising from the sands of Marwar, the elegant ‘Fort of the Sun’ provides an inspiring haven in the heart of Rajasthan. Lying


just 55 km to the south west of Jodhpur, this beautiful boutique hotel offers a choice of 9 spacious suites that come with personal courtyards and an indulgent mix of comfort and tradition.


JAISALMER Once a major outpost on the caravan routes, Jaisalmer sits amongst the desert landscapes of western Rajasthan. Dominated by its imposing fort and filled with characteristic old merchants’ mansions known as ‘havelis’, its wonderful architecture, narrow labyrinthine streets and intricate exterior carvings make Jaisalmer a pleasure to explore on foot.


SURYAGARH PALACE, JAISALMER An elegant fusion of 15th Century princely grandeur and modern convenience, the Suryagarh Palace offers true luxury amidst the shifting sands of Jaisalmer. With 62 lavishly appointed rooms and delightful al fresco dining make this the ideal venue for a truly indulgent and relaxing retreat. In the art room you can learn tie-dyeing, enamelling and lacquering from local artists.


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