Jodhpur FAQs

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Area geography

Jodhpur is one of the largest cities of Rajasthan and covers an area of 22,850 square kilometres.

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Indian Rupee

Cellular service for tourists

You can find major mobile operator services in Jodhpur. However, to avoid high roaming charges, you can buy a local pre-paid SIM card from the any one of the mobile shops in Jodhpur.

Wifi internet

Being one of the major tourist destinations in Rajasthan, Jodhpur enjoys good internet and Wi-Fi connectivity. All upscale hotels and restaurants provide Wi-Fi or broadband internet. In addition, there are a number of cyber cafes in the city too.

Drinking laws

The minimum age for consumption of alcohol is 25.

Tipping

Tipping porters and stewards in hotels and restaurants is very common in Jodhpur and is usually 10% of the bill. At the same time, it is not mandatory to tip the taxi/auto drivers.

Safety

Jodhpur is a family destination. It is quite safe, and single travellers, especially women, can visit without any apprehension. However, make sure you dress conservatively, especially in public places. Besides, beware of pickpockets in crowded market and tourist places.

General information

Languages spoken

Hindi, English and Rajasthani

Time zones

IST (UTC+5.30 hours)

Major religions

While Hinduism is the main religion in Jodhpur, followers of other religions including Jainism, Islam, Sikhism and Christianity are also present here.

Domestic international calling codes

0291

Electricity standards

220-240 Volts/60 Hertz

Common greetings

Hello/Good Morning/Good Evening – Khamma Ghani Sa, Ram Ram Sa

Goodbye – Padhaaro Sa

Thank you – Dhanyawaad Sa

Sorry – Maafi Sa

Do you speak English? – Angrezi samjho ho?

I don't understand – Manne samajh ko ni aave

No – Nai

Yes- Haan Sa

I don’t know – Manne Tha Koi Ni

How are you? – Kya Haal Sa?

What is your name? – Aapro naum kai hai?

My name is – Mhaaro naam

Where is the washroom? – Washroom katthe hai?

Is this vegetarian? ( point to a dish in a menu card) – Veg kai hai?

Where is this? (point to a monument, amenity on a paper/map) – Au katthe hai?

How much does this cost? – Kitte rau hai?

Too expensive! – Ghano mehengo hai!

A little cheaper – Thodo kam karo!

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Emergency numbers

Jodhpur Regional Tourist Office

Hotel Ghoomar Campus, High Court Road, Phone: +91-2912545083, Website: http://www.jodhpurindia.net,  

Ambulance: 102, +91-2912636437

Hospitals:
MGH Hospital Jodhpur

Phone: +91-2912636441

Asha Hospital and Research Centre

Near Pali Road, Bhagat Ki Kothi, Pal Road, Jodhpur, Phone: +91-2912741587

Suncity Hospital and Research Centre

Paota Main Road, Jodhpur, Phone: +91-2915454555,  

Police: +91-2912650900/700,  

Fire: 101, +91-2912651401