Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer

Rolling dunes, a magnificent castle-like fort soaring in the desert, tinkling of camel-bells, vermillion sunsets, and Rajasthani folksongs in the backdrop- welcome to Jaisalmer, the golden citadel of Rajasthan. A border town, right at the edge of the desert, Jaisalmer at first glance is like a magical fairytale, and the adventure continues as you explore its narrow alleyways and expansive desert.

Alluring Attractions of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort

This 12th-century fort, now a UNESCO-listed World Heritage, stands tall as a time capsule of the royalty & grandeur of the Rawals of Jaisalmer. One of the few living forts in the world, Jaisalmer Fort offers a range of accommodations and food options to travelers. Check-in one of these heritage properties and soak in the gorgeous experience of this golden sandstone fort.

Jain Temples

There are seven Jain temples dedicated to the various Jain teachers or Tirthankaras inside the Jaisalmer Fort. Built somewhere from 12th to 16th century AD, these sandstone temples are much known for their fine architecture, exquisite sculpting, a library that house ancient manuscripts.

Gadi Sagar Lake

Built-in the 14th century and surrounded by charming temples & shrines, Gadi Sagar Lake was Jaisalmer’s crucial water supply till the 20th century. However, the lake now almost dries up during summers, but as monsoons arrive, it fills with water and is a much favorite with waterfowls and other migratory birds.

Jaisalmer Havelis

The magnificent havelis of Jaisalmer are a fine reminder of its affluent past. Richly carved facades, exquisite oriel windows, ornate balconies, and fine detailing of these havelis bear the imprints of the skilled craftsmanship of the days gone by. Nathmal Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, and Salim Singh Ki Haveli are the three renowned havelis of Jaisalmer.

Camel Safari to Sam Sand Dunes

No trip to Jaisalmer is complete without a camel safari to the exotic Sam Sand Dunes. Spectacular desert sunset, star-spangled skies, glowing bonfires, strains of folklore, rhythmic folk dances, and delicious local food- live your desert dream!

Fairs & Festivals of Jaisalmer

Desert Festival Jaisalmer - Celebrating the romance of the desert, held annually in Febrauary

Food in Jaisalmer

Food in Jaisalmer reflects the taste of the desert. A whole of spices, desert veggies, and millets are used in various recipes. Do try the delicious Mutton Saag, Dal-Baati-Churma, and Gatte ki Sabzi for the traditional taste of Jaisalmer.

Shopping in Jaisalmer

Exquisite mirror-work bags, bedcovers, & wall décor, camel leather bags & footwear, and traditional silver jewelry make great souvenirs from Jaisalmer. You may also check out Hadur Stone, a fossil stone, believed to carry the residuals of species from over 180 million years ago. This fossil stone is much famed for its mystical & medicinal properties.

Best time to Visit Jaisalmer

The best time to visit this golden city of Rajasthan would be in winters from November to February.

How to Reach Jaisalmer

By Air - Jodhpur Airport, around 285 kilometers away, caters to domestic air traffic from major cities across the country.

By Train - Jaisalmer is well-connected with most of the major Indian cities by a network of direct & express trains.

By Road - A well-developed network of roads & highways connects Jaisalmer with the cities in the region.

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