All You Need To Know About Jaisalmer
Situated amidst the great Indian Thar Desert, Jaisalmer was founded in 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. The city is carpeted with golden sand dunes and almost every house is adorned with yellowish sandstone, making it look gleaming “Golden City of Rajasthan”. Jaisalmer still exudes an age-old aura of royalty and valor. Jaisalmer means ‘The Hill Fort of Jaisal’, is a destination where camels are seen in abundance. It is an iconic hill fort standing above the city on Trikuta Hills with imposing walls where the best samples of par-brilliance inscriptions are found.
Places to visit in Jaisalmer:
- Patwon ki Haveli
- Jaisalmer Fort
- Nathmalji ki Haveli
- Gadisar Lake
- Salim Singh ki Haveli
- Vyas Chhatri
- Bada Bagh
Places to explore around Jaisalmer
- Lodurva Temples
- Khuri Sand Dunes
- Kuldhara Village
- Thar Heritage Museum
- Tanot Mata Temple
- Longewala War Memorial
Planning a trip
If you are someone looking for a trip to Jaisalmer, then check out our exclusive Jaisalmer Tour Package for 1 night and 2 days. Enjoy your wonderful holiday trip to the beautiful golden city of Rajasthan. Discover the mind-blowing architectural jewels of the city and admire the fine art and culture of Jaisalmer. Enjoy your great time on a sightseeing tour of the city and visit the sand dunes in the Thar desert. This travel package is specially designed for you so that you can spend your memorable time in the city. The following 2 days itinerary is just a suggested one. You can modify the tour the way you want.
Detailed Itinerary –
Day 1: Arrival in Jaisalmer
Meet our professional escorting manager at the airport, railway station, or any other location in Jaisalmer and get transferred to the hotel. In the evening, plan your half-day sightseeing tour in Jaisalmer by visiting the local markets for shopping, enjoying boating at Gadisar Lake, etc.
Day 2: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
After breakfast, leave for a full-day Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour. Today, you will embark on some of the most beautiful tourist places that depict the lifestyle art, and culture of the city. Visit Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis of Jaisalmer, Jain Temples, etc. In the evening, leave for a day out in the golden sand dunes of Jaisalmer. Enjoy camel safari and Rajasthani dinner in the middle of the desert with folk dance and music performances of local artisans. Stay overnight in Jaisalmer.
If you have more time to spend in Rajasthan, then you can plan your journey accordingly.
Please note – This package can easily be customizable, so you can tailor-make your holidays in Jaisalmer as per your interest and comfort. Also, check our other related 10 Days Rajasthan Tour Packages and plan your trip holidays with us.
Best time to visit: Jaisalmer remains hot throughout the year. It experiences hot summers from April to July, a rainy season from July to August, and milder winter days from December to March. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is from October to February when you can enjoy a great time exploring the desert safari and other exciting things to do in Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer Desert Festival is another reason to plan a Jaisalmer tour during the winter season.
Jodhpur is the nearest airport which is about 300 km away from Jaisalmer. Anyone can take the train to Jaisalmer as the city is well connected via railways to all the major cities. By road, Jaisalmer is around 271 kilometers from Jodhpur, 331 kilometers from Bikaner, 793 kilometers from Delhi, 569 kilometers from Jaipur, and 802 kilometers from Agra. For exploring, the best of the city and its around, hire a taxi service in Jaisalmer and explore the famous historic jewels of the city.
Jaisalmer is well known for its enthralling desert safaris and loads of adventure activities to give you a completely unforgettable experience. Book Rajasthan Desert Tour Package and experience the breathtaking charm of Indian culture and heritage wealth of Jaisalmer.