Simply put...incredible. This hotel was by far one of the best hotel experiences I have ever had.

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Jodphur, India

Umaid Bhawan Palace

  • Voted the Best Hotel in the World-The Umaid Bhawan Palace is sure to impress.
  • Set in 26 acres of garden, guests can enjoy the very best view of the 'Blue City'
  • Home to the Jodphur Royal Family, The Palace is steeped in history and myth

Facilities include

Air Conditioning Swimming Pool Gym Spa Restaurant

Activities include

  • Golf
  • Polo
  • Yoga
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Croquet
  • Horse Riding
  • Jaswant Thada
  • Sachiya Mata Temple
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About Umaid Bhawan Palace

Situated on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodphur, this spectacular piece of Rajasthan's heritage was built between 1928 and 1943 as a symbol of new Jodphur. Home to the Jodphur Royal Family and the world's sixth largest private residence, the palace offers its guests an unforgettable experience.

Not only can the Umaid Bhawan Palace be seen from miles around, but it affords it's guests the most spectacular views of the historical Blue City, the vast rolling sand dunes and the Mehrangarh Fort. Surrounding the Palace are 26 acres of immaculately maintained gardens which are beautifully looked after and are home to a muster of peacocks. Everything about this hotel is breathtakingly impressive.

Each room is decorated in an art decor style and is luxuriously comfortable. Guests can relax at the Trophy Bar and enjoy the large selection of alcoholic beverages and cigars, having dined beneath the colonnaded veranda. The hotel is equipped with every amenity a guest could possibly want including a spa and indoor swimming pool, as well as providing its guests with a host of activities to explore the City of Jodphur in all its glory.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

Set on 26 acres of lush gardens, this elegant hotel lies 7 km from Bhagat Ki Kothi railway station and 10 km from Mandore Garden.

How to get there

9-hour international flight to Delhi Indira Gandhi International followed by a 1-hour domestic flight to Jodphur. It's a 15-minute drive from Jodphur airport to Umaid Bhawan Palace.

When to go

Rajasthan has some major climactic fluctuations. During December, January and February, it can be very cold in the mornings and evenings and warm clothes are necessary at these times. During the daytime it is lovely and warm and sunny. March and April are getting fairly hot and it begins to get humid in June and temperatures can rise to an intense and uncomfortable heat. The monsoon breaks in July and lasts until September. October and November are still warm but not cold or wet. The best time to visit is from October to April. It is generally a dry heat with very little humidity, except during the months of September and early October.

NOTE: It is very cold in the early mornings when going
gameviewing during the months of late November to
February and warm jackets and woollens/thermals are
essential at this time.

Important Information

Visas
As a UK citizen you must have a visa to enter India. Apply for a 30 day e-visa using the following link https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html

Health
All visitors to India should make sure they have medical insurance for their trip, and a Yellow Fever Certificate is necessary. Please ask for up to date health advice in your home country, and it is advisable to know your blood type.

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Travelling with children

Children are welcome.

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