The Golden Desert City ‘Jaisalmer’

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is the Golden City whose history, Golden Desert and culture is calling you. Located in the state of Rajasthan, near the Pakistan-India border. If you are fond of Haveli’s, Camel riding, Villa’s, Fort, Geology then it should be on top in your bucket list. Attracted millions of tourist throughout the year, experience the unforgettable Journey also recommended for the memorable Pre-wedding shoot Destination.

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How to Reach

By Air- Jaisalmer airport is having connected flights from Delhi and other major cities.

By Train- Jaisalmer Railway Station is well connected with all major Indian Railway Stations.

By Road- Connected well with cities of Rajasthan. You can ride in bus from Jaipur to Jaisalmer or hire a taxi to reach jaisalmer.

Best Time to Visit

In the month of November to February during the winters

Exploring the Best of Jaisalmer from Hopping to Shopping & Dating to Eating

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  1. Jaisalmer Fort- Golden Sandstone Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is one of it’s kind fort in India, different from all other fort’s of India as it is housing shops, hotel’s, haveli’s within the fort premises with thosand’s of people living in the fort, The interior of the fort is speaking itself it’s beauty and the fort looks stunning when the sun rays fall on it.

Ticket Prices

INR 50

Timings

9 am to 5 pm

Click Below for Location on Map

near Gopa CHOCK, Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
  1. Gadisar Lake- Man Made Rainwater Lake Since 1367

Gadisar Lake is of the most visited tourist attraction of Jaisalmer. It was built in the year 1367 to supply and meet the water requirements of the city. Now you can ride a boat in Gadisar Lake and enjoy the panoramic beauty of the city. Many temples are also build around the lake, so enjoy the enchanting aarti while boating.

Boating Charges

INR 100 for two seater boat

Click Below for Location on Map

Gadisar Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  1. Patwon Ki Haveli- Largest Haveli of Jaisalmer

Patwon ki Haveli is the largest five storey haveli of Jaisalmer. It was the first haveli built in Jaisalmer. Haveli is made of yellow sandstone and the main gate is of brown colour. Haveli showing the master work of Architects and having appealing aesthetical view from inside.

Entry Charges

INr 20 for Indians & INR 100 for Foreigners

Click Below for Location on Map

 No. 3127, near Mahaveer Bhawan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
  1. Explore the Thar Desert- Camel Riding

Jaisalmer is situated in the heart of Thar Desert. Widely spread in kilometers, thar desert provides you many activities such as Desert Fair, Camping and the most amazing Camel Riding. Various packages are provided by the authorities for camel riding which includes half day tour, full day tour, 2 days camel riding tour and many more.

Book your camel riding tour at http://www.tharcamelsafarijaisalmer.com.

Camel Riding Charges

Starts from INR 1000
  1. Sam Sand Dunes- An Adventure Spot

Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer is the picnic and Adventurous spot on the sand. One can do various activities here such as Quad Biking, Paramotoring,etc.

Things To Do

Paramotoring, cultural show, camel safari, paragliding, parasailing, Desert Camping, quad biking & dune bashing

Click Below for Location on Map

SamDunes, Sam, Rajasthan
  1. View Sunrise & Sunset- Photographers Paradise

When staying in Jaisalmer the best activity to do here is viewing the mesmerizing sunset and sunrise at various locations of Jaisalmer. You can enjoy this view while camel riding in desert for the picturesque experience which reminds you for the gulf countries.

Sunrise & Sunset View Points

Sam dunes, bada bagh & vyas chatri
  1. Visit to Amar Sagar Lake & Jain Temple- Perfect Blend of Architecture
Image Source:tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/jaisalmer.html

Amar Sagar Lake was built in the 17th century, located adjacent to the Amar Singh Palace. The palace and lake also houses some wells and pond. You can see animals carved in the stone around this which it is believed that they are the protectors of this place. Near the Lake their is very beautiful Jain Temple having awesome architecture.

Click Below for Location on Map

Amar Sagar Lake , Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  1. Enjoy the Traditional Puppet Show
Image Source: Printerest

Puppeteering is the traditional culture of Jaisalmer. Enjoy the puppet dancing, singing and story telling. After enjoying the puppet show you can buy puppets from the souvenir shop.

Ticket Charges

INR 50

Click Below for Location on Map

Desert Culture Centre and Museum Jaisalmer, Gadisar Rd, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
  1. Desert Jeep Safari & Quad Biking Dune Bashing

Make your Vacation memorable and thrilling, ride in a jeep or do quad biking in the golden Thar Desert. Explore the villages of Jaisalmer and know their culture and tradition while riding on a jeep. Various packages are provided by the different authorities for Jeep and Quad Biking depending on the duration and no. of people.

Jeep Safari Charges

Starts from INR 500 per person for 40-60 minutes
  1. Tanot Mata Temple- At Indo-Pak Border

Visit the Tanot Mata Temple at India- Pak border for the extra ordinary things to do in Jaisalmer.  Goddess Aavad is worshiped as Tanot Mata. Reveal the patriotism of yourself at the Indo-Pak border and enjoy the views of the sites.

Entry Ticket

Free

Click Below for Location on Map

Tanot Rd, Tanot, Rajasthan 345022
  1. It’s All About Shopping in the Jaisalmer
Image Source: Shopping in Jaisalmer-Forbehind.com

Jaisalmer is known for its items made of leather, embroidery work and silver ornamental. You can easily spend a day in shopping if you are shopoholic. There are many vibrant shops and option available in Jaisalmer but the best is shopping in the Fort.

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What & Where to Shop

Puppets at pansari bazaar, leather goods & silk fabric, sarees at bhatia bazaar, carpets & leather goods at sadar bazaar, for both precious and imitation jewellery at sonaron ka baas.
  1. Restaurant Romany Jaisalmer- Cozy Rooftop Restaurant
Image Source:facebook.com/restaurantromany

Restaurant Romany is the cozy rooftop restaurant that offers you a panoramic view of the city. Enjoy the delicious food with the view of the Jaisalmer fort. The restaurant is high on ambiance with the stunning sunset view point.

Must Try

Laal Maas & Rajasthani Thali

Click Below for Location on Map

Near, On Rooftop Hotel The Desert Pride, Fort Rd, Dhibba Para, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
  1. All you can Eat in Jaisalmer
Indian Cuisine Dal Baati-Image Source: The statesman.com

Jaisalmer is having all varieties of restaurants and cafe from rooftop to fine dining that serves asian cuisine, korean cuisine, rajasthani cuisine, chinese cuisine, continental and many more.

What & Where to Eat

the jaisal treat for vegan dishes, the hideout cafe & restaurant for Pizza and italian cuisine, The lal garh for romantic dinner, Gaji’s restaurant for rooftop korean cuisine, suryagarh restaurant for luxurious romantic dinner on sand dunes

Recommended Best In Budget Stays in Jaisalmer


6 Comments on “The Golden Desert City ‘Jaisalmer’”

  1. I remember my trip to Jaisalmer, how I climbed onto the roof of the hotel early in the morning to see the first rays of light on the walls of the fortress above the town. It’s a good memory.

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