Trip to Jaisalmer – 5 Tourist Attractions and Travel Guide

Jaisalmer nicknamed the Golden City, Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is home to many sights including a citadel built at the top of a hill sheltering many Havelis and a fort. The lake below is also worth the detour. The nail of excursions is to do a safari on several days on the back of a camel in the desert of Thar.

Jaisalmer, a desert magic, is one of the most precious Jewels of India the Thar of Rajasthan. This beauty which cannot be Imagine and the magic of this Dice serves is still maintained because it has no access to the external world. Jaisalmer evokes in himself the living image of this formidable desert.

Jaisalmer is very popular for its palaces and aesthetic Havelis. This was based on the cruise of Trade Routes lucrative as well the rich merchants have worked with all their dedication on the castles of sandstone that they have built, filling the facades with ‘filigree sculptures’, the curtains over windows, of delicate pavilions, and the beautiful balconies.

Today, these veritable museums of art are always uninhabited, and the celebrations and the festive events have allowed Jaisalmer to make a place in the tourism map of the world. Camel Safari over the desert sands is the most popular adventurous activity of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer attracts many couples for a honeymoon, families for a vacation.

Tourist Attraction and Travel Guide of Jaisalmer

The Fort of Jaisalmer:

Jaisalmer Fort is one of oldest forts in Rajasthan built with yellow sand stones. This is the famous attractions of the city. The Fort in Golden Complexion is the sand of the desert with a height of 80 m on the hill, with housing in the entire city. It also has small path sprinkled some beautiful Havelis, three beautiful sculptures of temples of Jain of 12-15th century A.D.  You can also enjoy the bird’s eye view of the Jaisalmer City from the rooftop of the fort.

Fort of Jaisalmer

Havelis of Jaisalmer:

Jaisalmer is very popular for its beautiful Havelis with facades attractive. The most popular Havelis are the Patwon-Ki-Haveli, which is the most beautiful and the most developed of all Havelis of Jaisalmer. Patwon-Ki-Haveli is also known as the ‘mansion of brocade merchants’. The Salim Singh Ki-Haveli, which has in bthe lue roof and a balcony perfectly planned; the Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli, which has the work of engraved stones, which are illustrated for its good qualities of curtains of Windows.

Havelis of Jaisalmer

The Jain Temples:

Jaisalmer has the elder and a beautiful temple of Jain. The Parswanath Temple which is very famous in the whole world has of engravings of forms of the old culture.

Jain Temples

The Sand dunes of Jaisalmer:

It is possible to enjoy the life of the desert by visiting Sam sand dune in evening is an excellent place for the motives that have been engraved in the sand by the wind. Do a walk in the desert on the camel is an experience has not forgotten, just as the sunset.

Sand dunes of Jaisalmer

Gadisar Lake:

Gadsisar Lake is the best place for an evening picnic or a short boat ride. It is an artificial lake which was built by Maharaja Gadi Singh. Desert Culture Museum is another attraction which adds to the magnificence of the lake and its surroundings. Gadisar Lake is surrounded by numerous temples such as Krishna Temple.

Gadisar Lake

Jaisalmer Travel Guide: How to get there?

By Train:

Jaisalmer is 290 km from Jaipur via Pokhran, Dechu and Baleswar, or 220 km of Bikaner via Pokhara and Phalodi. It is well connected with Jodhpur and major other cities of the country by train. You can also take a journey with luxury train.

jaislamer railway station

By Road:

A good self-road connects Jaisalmer with Jodhpur and many other destinations around and ‘has Rajasthan.

jaislamer by road

Festival

Jaisalmer exercises an immense charm but with the celebration of the annual celebration of the desert (January-February). It also became an annual calendar. Jaisalmer Desert Festival organized by Rajasthan Tourism. This is 3 days festival. Fun competitions like turban tying and best moustache are also held during the festival.

jaisalmer festivals

  • Dates of Jaisalmer Desert Festival are 17/02/2019 – 19/02/2019
  • Shopping in Jaisalmer – What & Where to Buy

Jaisalmer is famous for embroidery, and the work of Rajasthani mirrors, rugs, blankets and the work of antiquities stones, stonework items, silver jewellery, and wooden items.  The dyeing and mills are made a Khadi in the nearby north of the city. Famous shopping places in Jaisalmer are Sadar Bazaar, Pansari Bazaar, Manak Chowk, Sonoran ka Baas, & Bhatia Bazaar.

Best time to visit Jaisalmer:

October to March is the best time to visit Jaisalmer. During this time weather are pleasant and you can comfortably enjoy the sightseeing, camel safari, desert safari, camping and so many things. Summers are usually very hot and humid. It is better to avoid visiting Jaisalmer in summer. Summer starts from March to August.

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