is a must visit destination in Rajasthan. It is very colorful, vibrant &
energetic. Jaisalmer - "the land of sand" is famous fro its exotic
sand dunes, the Fort, friendly people and interesting lifestyle .Jaisalmer,
the city itself will make you ponder over the chapters of Arabian Nights. It
cajoles us to imagine a striking picture of a sandy desert, glorious havelis
made by the rich merchants of this city sand dunes, bumpy camel safaris,
caravans passing by and old forts. The city is believed to be the 'golden
city of palaces'. Jaisalmer is extremely popular for handicrafts, stone work
and Rajasthani mirror work. The very rich and colourful Rajasthani folk
culture is awe-inspiring..
Places to see
Jaisalmer Fort :
The majestic 250 feet high fort is made
up of yellow stones. It as built by the Rajput Ruler Jaisala in 1156. This
fort has lot of interesting things to see like the poles & traditional
Havelies, you can stay there in the fort coz there are so many hotels &
houses in the Fort.
Patwon ki Haveli :
These havelies are beautifully
designed & crafted very finely. the Jhali work is simply amazing.
Sagar Lake :
The lake was once the water supply of Jaisalmer, there are
so many beautiful temples around the lake. You can enjoy the boating from 8
AM to 9 PM.
Sam Sand Dunes :
The beautiful sand dunes of Sam &
camel safari is a must activity there.
There are three major museums in Jaisalmer,
they are Desert Culture Museum, Jaisalmer Folklore Museum and Government
Museum. All of them are worth to visit.
Climate and Best Time to visit
Jaisalmer has a desert type atmosphere. Summers are very with temperature
around 42ºC and nights are cold lowering down temperature to 7ºC.
The winter falls around mid-november and continues till February end. The
ideal temperature to visit this city is from October till March.
Jaisalmer Air/Rail/Road Links
Jaisalmer is not connected to airways
instantly. The nearest airport is Jodhpur (300 kms). Jodhpur is
well-connected to all major cities of India.
Jaisalmer is connected to all major cities of
India through broad and meter guage railway tracks. A famous train 'Palace
on Wheels' can also make your journey a remembering one.
Deluxe and Rajasthan roadways and private buses
ply to all major cities. Roadways main bus stand and Golden bus terminal are
the two bus stands in Jaisalmer which provide services to all major cities.