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Optional Excursions in Jodhpur

Counted amongst the most popular cities in the state of Rajasthan, Jodhpur used to be the capital of mighty kingdom of Mewar. Set amidst the serene landscape of Thar Desert, Jodhpur is home to many forts, palaces and temples. Owing to its historical importance and architectural beauty, Jodhpur is highly preferred destination among holidaymakers from across the world. Jodhpur, sprawling along the periphery of the forbidding Thar Desert, is fondly called as the Blue City as finicky Brahmins have white-washed their homes with a dash of indigo. It is cool and keeps the mosquitoes away.

Spa
Vivanta by Taj Hari Mahal

Just 6 minute drive from the Jodhpur Railway Station, Vivanta by Taj Hari Mahal has a swimming pool, fitness centre, spa, bar and Wi-Fi internet. A part of Vivanta Hotels & Resorts, Vivanta by Taj Hari Mahal is a 5 star property that welcomes its guests with warm hospitality. The famous Mehrangarh Fort is located just short distance away from the hotel.

Treatments
Deep Tissue Massage (60 minutes)

Deep Tissue Massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on the realignment of deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronic pains and tapered areas such as lower back pain, sore shoulders and muscle tightness.

Relaxation Massage (60 minutes)

As same as the gentle Swedish massage that uses smooth & gliding strokes, Relaxation Massage will help you relax, and probably move at slower pace. During a relaxation massage, there is less emphasis laid on the untying of knots in muscle tissue.

Serena Spa at the Raas (available in Indian Splendor and Heritage of India programs only)

With its unique Ayurveda inspired modern treatments pampers you as they rejuvenate, the Serena Spa offers traditional Asian cultures of health & wellness as well as western therapies to develop the unique Serena Spa Experience. Our spa experiences also draw inspiration from the rich heritage of Ayurveda. The spa aims at creating an individual sanctuary for pampering and relaxation. Some of the spa treatments offered at Raas includes Kalari (South Indian Martial Art), inspired Marma Massage as well as modern concepts such as hot stone massage, performed with naturally smoothen and energized river stones.

Inclusions

  • Pick and drop to and from the venue using an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Services of an escort to and from the Venue/Train.
  • Any one treatment of your choice from the options mentioned above.
  • All currently applicable taxes excluding service tax.
Exclusions

  • Any other services apart from those mentioned in the "inclusions" section above.
  • Service Tax 3.09% extra.
Notes

  • The services are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Exploration and Experiences
Safari to Bishnoi Village (available in Indian Splendor & Heritage of India programs only)

The Bishnoi's are an eco-friendly sect of Hindu Religion; it is one of the different communities of Rajasthan who are famous for their rich cultural Rajasthani life. They are also well-known for their true love for nature and animals. The Bishnoi Village Safari is the organization started by Rajas and Maharaja's of Jodhpur to show that Indian and foreign guests get a glimpse of their rich cultural heritage.

Visit to Jaswant Thada & Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum (available in Indian Splendor & Heritage of India programs only)

Constructed in 12th century during the ruling period of Maharaja Umaid Singh, Umaid Bhavan Palace owns a museum, swimming pools, Ramayana murals and wood paneled library. This royal palace features 347 rooms in red sandstone. One of the largest private residences in the world, Umaid Bhawan Palace lies in Chittar Hills and is often referred to as Chittar Palace. Today, this palace is a composition of hotel & museum opened for tourists. Another well-known tourist attraction in Jodhpur is Jaswant Thada that houses the rare portraits showing the glorious ruling period of Jodhpur kings. You can see here the rare portraits showing the glorious ruling period of Jodhpur.

Inclusions

  • Pick and drop to and from the venue using an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • One time entrance fee & services of English Speaking local guide.
  • All currently applicable taxes excluding service tax.
Exclusions

  • Any other services apart from those mentioned in the "inclusions" section above.
  • Service Tax 3.09% extra.
Special Indulgences
Antique hunter's paradise

The capital of Mewar and the land of the rising sun, Marwar is famous throughout the world for its antiques, artifacts and handicrafts & traditional furniture. Jodhpur has always maintained its past glory by bringing old traditions back to life in the present century. The antiques sold in Jodhpur include silver jewelry, pottery, marble figures, paintings, bed covers, ivory, clothes, puppets, wall hangings, carved ducks and metal work etc.

Inclusions

  • Pick and drop to and from the venue using an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Services of a Guide to and from the venue/Train.
  • All currently applicable taxes excluding GST.
Exclusions

  • Any other services apart from those mentioned in the "inclusions" section above.
  • GST 5% extra.
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