Jaisalmer, the royal world witnessing the presence of regal forts, opulent palaces and magnificent Mansions is a beautiful small patch of land surrounded by the world-famous Thar Desert. Commonly called as the Golden City because of its sand dunes and buildings, Jaisalmer is famous for its buildings made using yellow sandstones. The beautiful city is the pride of Rajasthan tourism boasting of rich culture and heritage.
Tourist Attractions in Jaisalmer
There are numerous wonderful tourist attractions in Jaisalmer to explore that will surely surprise you and persuade you to visit the city again and again. Some of the wonderful tourist places in Jaisalmer include Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Bada Bagh, Nath Mal Ki Haveli and Sam Sand Dunes. In addition, Khuri Dunes, Jain Temples, Gadisar Lake, Desert National Park, Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum and Heritage Centre, Desert Culture Centre and Museum and Khaba Fort are also wonderful destinations to explore during your holidays in Jaisalmer.
The beautiful city is also famous for celebrating festivals that incude Gangaur Festival and Jaisalmer Desert Festival. Not forget to mention Akal Wood Fossil Park, Surya Gate, Kuldhara Ramdev Temple, Vyas Chhatri, Tanot Mata Temple, Rishabhadeva Temple, Shantinath Temple, Maharaja's Palace, Amar Sagar Lake and various other destinations that will surprise you.
Accommodation and Food Points in Jaisalmer
There are plenty of accommodation options ranging from 5-star luxury to budget hotels and from resorts in desert area to camping in desert. The same can be seen in food options as you can enjoy the real Rajasthani food to multi-cuisine food according to your choice. You can also stay in paying guest houses that can be found easily. We at Rajasthan Tourism Guide also offer you attractive tour packages to explore Jaisalmer holidays in a memorable way.
Best Time to Explore Jaisalmer?
Months from October to March are the best months to explore Jaisalmer during your honeymoon or romantic holidays. Avoid months of May and June as weather converts into fiery temperature.
How to Reach Jaisalmer?
: Jaisalmer doesn't have any airport for public use as it is operated and managed by Indian Armed Forces. Jodhpur is the nearest city having domestic airport to reach. However, rest of 275 km journey will have to be covered by train or bus or taxi.
: There are regular trains to railway station in Jaisalmer. You can take a train from Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi or any other city.
: Road connectivity is better and safe to reach Jaisalmer by road. There are regular buses from Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur and various other cities to Jaisalmer.