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Jaisalmer Tour


About Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Fort
Jaisalmer Fort

A 'Golden city' of Rajasthan, known for its proximity with Thar dessert, Jaisalmer is also known well for the dessert safari in the sand dunes of thedesserts.

There is a lot to visit in this city also; likely to other cities of Rajasthan Jaisalmer is also rich in culture, colours and architecture.

Tourist Places :-

One can get to this place by air, trains and by road. In city transport is best with Among the places to visit in Jaisalmer, the 'Sonar Kila', is the most famous. The fort is called so, because of the yellow stone it has been built off. It is also known as the Jaisalmer Fort, the fort looks really beautiful with the colourful Sun setting down mixing with the golden colour of the dessert. The interiors of this fort make it more popular among the tourists. As fortourists, they can also go around and visit the havelis of the rich merchants, who lived here. These are also beautiful structures holding a sense of classical interior and designs.

Jain Temple

the fort of Jaisalmer has seven temples in its enclosure. The temples were built between 12th century and 15th century. All of them are well connected through the corridors and walkways. Removing items of leather and shoes is mandatory before stepping into any temple.

Then comes the Gadi Sar Lake, a rainwater lake, used as a water supplier to the town, this lake is surrounded by temples and tombs. People can try this lake by boat rides and close to this place is also a dessert cultural centre and a local museum too. The culture centre organises for a puppet show every morning and evening.

Desert Safai - Jaisalmer
Desert Safai - Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a place which is meant to just relax and chill out. This place is distant from the hustle bustle of a city life and a very calm place as I call it, one can just go about on a leisure walk and view the palace and later go for a camel safari. One can travel on a camel to places from a few hours to a few days depending upon the destination and preferences. If camel safari is not something which ticks you, the you can try out the jeep safari into the dessert and can also see the dessert with the background of Sun going down.

Shopping in Jaisalmer

When it comes to shopping in this land, one can go for the camel leather products which are very famous here and there, and also for the embroidery in silk and cotton. The work is mostly carved out by the widows of the village or other people. Inside the fort also are a lot of shops which have many artistic stuffs in which you might be interested.
Food is not very expensive here, one can have a sumptuous meal for very less money.