Jaisalmer - Golden City of India

Jaisalmer Travel Guide

Jaisalmer, one of the most beautiful cities in the state of Rajasthan, is also popularly known as “the Jewel of the Desert”. It is located amid the Thar desert and known for yellow stone buildings and this is the main reason that the city is also known as the "the Golden City of India". As far as the city beauty is concerned, Jaisalmer is globally renowned for age-old magnificent forts, palaces havelis and amber-hued houses. In addition to this, exotic sand dunes and lakes are also the major attractions of the city that keep you spell bound for a long time.

If you want to enjoy the amazing camel safari during your Rajasthan tours, then no other place would be better than Jaisalmer that offers exciting and unforgettable camel safaris.  Furthermore, the vivid and colorful festivals of the city are also centre of attraction in them that persuade travelers to come and explore the city again and again. Like the capital city of Jaipur, Jaisalmer is also known for a number of major tourist attractions that take you back to Rajputana Empire and royal lifestyle. Some of the major attractions in and around Jaisalmer are :

Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer Fort : It is built over the trikuta hills, the fort is 250 ft tall and surrounded by 30 ft high sandstone walls with 99 bastions. It also houses a Jain temple that is also very popular.

Jaisalmer Havelis : There are a number of havelis in the city that were built by rich merchants and Rajputs. Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim-Singh-ki-Haveli and Nathmalji ki haveli are major havelis in the city. Numerous havelis have also converted into heritage hotels.

Gadsisar Sagar Tank Gadsisar Sagar Tank : Gadsisar Sagar Tank is famous picnic spot that lures migratory birds during the winter season.

Bara Bagh Bara Bagh : It is an oasis on the bank of Gadsisar Sagar Tank known for its greenery all around.

Tazia Tower Tazia Tower : It rises from the Badal Mahal (Palace of Clouds) and each storey of this tower has a wonderfully carved circle.

The Desert National  Park The Desert National Park : It is very close to the city that is the largest national park in India. It covers an area of 3,100 sq km and known for its brittle ecology and exclusive bionetwork.

Sam Sand Dunes Sam Sand Dunes : It is located on the edge of renowned the Thar Desert.  You will get a chance to enjoy camel safaris on the sand dunes that is really an unforgettable experience.

In addition to this, there are also a number of other attractions in the city that keeps you spell bound throughout the year. The city is truly the perfect evidence of ancient rajputana life and culture.

Jaisalmer is also the finest place to accommodate during your Rajasthan tours. Today, there are a number of heritage hotels, five-star hotels, luxury hotels and resorts in and around the city that are known for offering state of the art facilities and comfy accommodation within your budget.

Even, you will also get a chance to enjoy the real Rajasthani food here named life Dal Bati Choorma. Jaisalmer is also well connected to all the major cities of India via road. In this way, reaching here is easy. book now