Two days on a stopover in Ranakpur, India to visit its famous marble Jain temple, one of the most exquisite architectures I had ever seen. I stopped by Ranakpur on my way from Udaipur to Jodhpur.

Itinerary Rundown

  • Udaipur: City Palace and the White City
Day 1
  • Udaipur
  • Ranakpur
  • Udaipur to Ranakpur by Bus
  • Ranakpur Hotel Check-in
  • Ranakpur Jain Temple Tour
  • Ranakpur Bird Sanctuary
Day 2
  • Ranakpur
  • Jodhpur
  • Ranakpur to Jodhpur by Bus
  • Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort and the Blue City
  • Northern India
  • South and Southeast Asia

Trip Date — September 2013

Day 1

Udaipur to Ranakpur

  • Ride bus from Udaipur to Ranakpur – R149
  • Drop off at Ranakpur Jain Temple
  • Ride moto to Roopam Hotel

Ranakpur Hotel

  • Check-in at Roopam Hotel
    • Double aircon room with private TB – R600

Ranakpur Walking Tour

  • Walk from hotel to Ranakpur Jain Temple
  • Ranakpur Jain Temple
  • Walk from Ranakpur Jain Temple back to hotel
    • Bird sanctuary
    • Lake / reservoir

Day 2

Ranakpur to Jodpur

  • Wait along highway for Jodhpur-bound bus (around 1 hour)
  • Ride bus from Ranakpur to Jodhpur – R89