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Verified travelerDec 30, 2019
The dessert trip is not to be missed .
Ride out into the desert on the back of a camel and go inside a working fort when you visit this captivating city in Rajasthan.
Jaisalmer lies in the vast Thar Desert. The carpet of sand that gives the town its yellowish tint has earned it the nickname of the Golden City. Come here for the monumental buildings and adventure across the sand dunes.
When you arrive at Jaisalmer, the first thing you will notice is Jaisalmer Fort, a massive 12th-century stone structure on top of a hill. The large fortification is a mini city where several thousand people live and work. Visit the vast complex for shops, houses, restaurants, temples and palaces, including Jain Temple, a collection of seven interconnected temples. These temples date from the 12th and 15th centuries and their walls feature lots of intricate carvings of animal and human figures.
After you’ve explored the fort, climb on a rickshaw for the short journey to Patwon Ki Havali. This is a collection of five distinct mansions, called havalis, that were built between 1805 and 1860. As you walk through and around the yellow sandstone structure, pay attention to the carved pillars, ornate balconies and large collection of paintings.
See more fascinating examples of architecture in the temples around Gadisar Lake. The rainwater lake on the outskirts of the city is one of the most popular attractions in Jaisalmer. Tour the religious shrines, go boating and stroll by the water’s edge. Visit during the winter to see large numbers of migratory birds.
Take advantage of Jaisalmer’s close proximity to the desert by going for a camel ride across the dunes. Many sandy safaris start out from the small village of Khuri, about 31 miles (50 kilometres) away. Trips are available from a few hours to several days.
Reach Jaisalmer by flying into Jodhpur Airport, at a distance of 170 miles (274 kilometers), then drive or take the train to complete your journey. Travel between the city's grand palaces and temples by bike, rental car or auto rickshaw.
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Admire imposing bastions, lavish havelis and colorful temples, shop for handicrafts and sample delicious Rajasthani cuisine at this magnificent sandstone citadel.
Watch spectacular sunsets, enjoy Rajasthani dance performances and ride a camel across sprawling sand dunes to experience the solitude of the Thar Desert.
Join camel and four-wheel drive safaris to discover the spectacular landscapes, varied wildlife, rural settlements and Rajasthani culture of the magnificent Thar Desert.
Jaisalmer is the Golden city of Rajasthan, Grab this deal to explore the Golden city and dunes. The desert of Jaisalmer is an ideal allure for travelers with a lot of sunshine and a never-ending sleek stretch of sand.
Jaisalmer implies a major tourist point in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is regarded as the 'golden city' due to the golden dunes in the Thar Desert. If you are in Jaisalmer, don't miss the camel ride and Jeep safari through the Thar desert.
Whenever someone talks about the Rajasthan state it's the Jaisalmer city that comes in mind first. The city consists of plenty of 'Mahals', 'Havelis' and of course the Thar desert. Jaisalmer is a beautiful city during the day, yet it is even more beautiful at night.
Jaisalmer is the city known as the Golden city and one of the most charming cities of Rajasthan. Explore some of the most important places of this beautiful city, including some hidden yet prominent lanes. Start your trip at 9.
The Golden City of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is simply unmatched. It was the part of the famous Silk Route during the days of yore. The splendid Jaisalmer Fort stands proudly on its land and narrates the stories of the valor and chivalry of the Rajput rulers.
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Pass By: Jaisalmer Fort, Fort Road Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer 345001 India You will be picked up in the morning at by an English-speaking driver from Jaisalmer Airport, Jaisalmer Junction Railway Station, Bus Station, or your centrally located hotel in Jaisalmer , and leave for Jain Temple in Ranakpur.
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