Jodhpur is a very popular holiday destination in Rajasthan and is the state’s second largest city. It is also known as the ‘Blue City’, thanks to the beautiful shades of blue that most homes are painted with. Jodhpur offers tourists the perfect blend of forts, palaces, gardens, temples and havelis that will take them back in time.
When planning a family trip to Jodhpur, make sure to include Salawas Village in your itinerary. Located 22 km from Jodhpur, the village is famous for rugs made by local craftsmen. However, Salawas also offers a plethora of activities for your kids to enjoy. It is indeed one of the top places to visit in Jodhpur during a family vacation.
There’s much to see and do. Here’s how you can enjoy your time in Salawas when holidaying in Jodhpur with your children:
Guda Bishnoi Village Safari: Take your kids for this open jeep safari that is sure to be enjoyed by all. It is only 16 km from Salawas and is open through the day. The route takes you through Bishnoi villages and gives you a glimpse of authentic village life. This is a great way to take a break from Jodhpur’s opulent palaces and forts.
Pukhraj Durry Udhyog: If you want to introduce your children to the culture and tradition of Salawas, spend your time at Pukhraj Durry Udhyog. Salawas is famous for the rugs made by these local craftsmen. Let your kids learn about the weaving industry while you choose vibrant and beautiful rugs for your home!
Sardar Samand Lake: One of the lesser known Jodhpur tourist places, this is a beautiful lake about 11 km from Salawas that offers a scenic view and is home to several migratory birds. If you are a bird lover, this is the place to be in. Located on the hill overlooking the lake is a summer palace. Spend quality time with your kids away from the hustle and bustle of life.
Bullet Baba Temple: A famous Jodhpur sightseeing spot, this is a temple with a twist. It is a samadhi built in the memory of a ‘Motorcycle Baba’. Due to this, the temple attracts tourists from long distances. You are not allowed to carry cameras or DSLRs inside, although mobile phones are permitted. Bullet Baba Temple is 15 km from Salawas and is on the highway. Also, have a look at other things to do in & around Jodhpur during family vacation at Club Mahindra affiliate resort – Pratap Niwas.
Salawas is a unique family holiday destination where you can bond with your family and enjoy your vacation to the hilt. Explore the village and other attractions around Jodhpur on your family vacation while staying at Pratap Niwas, Club Mahindra’s affiliate resort. This resort in Jodhpur is barely 30 minutes from the railway station and 20 minutes from the airport.
Pratap Niwas resort in Jodhpur offers comfortable rooms with modern amenities and an in-house restaurant that serves mouth-watering local delicacies. It reflects the rich culture and heritage of the city of Jodhpur. You will definitely feel at home on your stay at this resort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. So check out the Club Mahindra reviews online and plan a family holiday to beautiful Jodhpur!