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Jaisalmer

Overview of Jaisalmer

The sparkling golden city of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a major tourist attraction in Rajasthan. The city is located in the northwest region of the state of Rajasthan in the Thar Desert. The city is named as Golden city due to the golden sand dunes flowing in the desert. Jaisalmer is adorned with lakes, ornate Jain temples, havelis and castles clad in golden yellowish sandstone. If you came for an adventure to Jaisalmer, you did it the right way. Camel Safaris into the desert begins from here. You can hop upon the Camel trunk and begin your Safari to majestic Thar Desert and experience living in the tents under the open dark skies adorned with million twinkling stars.

Apart from this, Jodhpur is home to the majestic Jaisalmer Fort that stands at the top of the city crowning the city while contrasting to beautiful landscape of the city. Jodhpur also houses many Lakes and temples, all made in sandstone. The narrow alleys surrounding the fort are inhabited by people residing there for generations. Jaisalmer is a sublime amalgam of exotic Indian desert culture, heritage and adventure.

The famous Jaisalmer festival is a huge place where festivities take places at every corner. A cattle trading is one of the major parts of this huge festival where you can witness 11,000 Camels and other Cattle trading brought here from around the world.

Places of attractions

Jaisalmer Fort

Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Standing atop the city, Jaisalmer Fort adorns the entire city by its mere presence in the Desert. Amidst the golden sands of Thar, this fort is an amalgamation of past heritage and contemporary art. Renowned in the world for its brilliant craftsmanship, the Fort is one of the best forts in the world.

Things to do at Jaisalmer Fort: Visting The Place

Desert Safari

Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

If you don’t do this, you won’t do anything. Golden Sand Dunes in the Thar offers a beautiful Camel Safari. The desert safari takes you in the middle of the desert where you can enjoy the stay in tents enjoying the bonfire and sleeping under the stars. This experience is worth taking.

Things to do at Desert Safari: Camel Riding

Havelis

Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

The city of Jaisalmer is famous for its rich heritage and culture and havelis are a major part of it. The Patwon-ki-Haveli is a famous Haveli situated about 10km from the Jaisalmer Fort.

Things to do at Havelis: Visting The Place

Desert National Park

Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

For those enthusiasts, Desert National Park is like an oasis in the desert. It is one of the largest National Park spread across the massive area of 3162 km square.  It is an excellent example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert and sand dunes form 20% of the entire park.

Things to do at Desert National Park: Visting The Place, Camel Riding

Sam Sand Dunes

Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

On the boundary of Desert National Park is a rare area of bounty Sand Dunes. It is one of the top 10 must see tourist attractions in Rajasthan.

Things to do at Sam Sand Dunes: Visting The Place

Weather in Jaisalmer

Being an arid desert region, it has extreme climate. The temperature varies greatly from day to night in both summer and winter. The maximum summer temperature is around 49 °C while the minimum is 25 °C

Best Time to Visit

Best time to visit Jaisalmer is between the months of November and March. Maximum temperature does not go beyond 24 degree Celsius in winter, so desert can best be enjoyed in winters.

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How to Reach

By Air

Jaisalmer is not directly connected by air with any part of India. Jodhpur Airport, located at 300 km away is the nearest airport to the desert land. From Jodhpur Airport, you can hire cabs to reach Jaisalmer.

By Train

Located 2 km east of the city, Jaisalmer railway station is connected widely with network of regular trains to important cities of India such as Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur etc.

By Road

When it comes to connectivity, Jaisalmer is well-connected to almost all other major cities of India by Road. You can hire a taxi or board a private bus to reach Jaisalmer by road.

Places to visit in Jaisalmer :
Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Safari, Havelis, Desert National Park, Sam Sand Dunes
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Camel Safari Tour in Rajasthan

Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Badabagh - Ramkunda - Peerawal - Kanoi - Jeseiri - Deegasar - Kuldhara - ..

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Exciting Rajasthan Tour

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mount Abu - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner

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Exclusive Rajasthan Tour with Taj Mahal

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra

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Jaisalmer Desert Festival Tour

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

Delhi - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

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Rajasthan Desert Safari

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

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Rajasthan Motorcycle Trip

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Udaipur - Bassi - Pushkar - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra

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Rajput Heritage Tour

Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days

Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Nawalgarh - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Ranakpur -Udaipur- Deogarh - ..

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Royal Palaces of Rajasthan

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Samode - Mandawa - Khimsar - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur

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