Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer

Things to do - general

The expansive desert city of Jaisalmer is the perfect place for visitors to take a trip to, to experience the beauty of the sand and sun. Glistening globules of sand that lay all around the periphery make this enchanting city and its enthralling history the most entertaining weekend getaway of all.

Being a world heritage site “The Golden City” has a tremendous Rajputana influence and is decorated with a magnificent fort, palaces and monuments, some decorated in yellowish-gold sandstone and the popularly known Gadsisar Lake that give it an almost ornate appeal.

This old princely state has so much to offer from a corporate touristy outlook as well as from an adventure seekers perspective, like visiting the many museums there or the Desert National Park and the 3 day Desert Festival during the winter months are priceless. The Thar Desert engulfs this oasis like location and unfolds a voyage like none other to enrich one’s mind, body and soul.

Country India
Languages spokenHindi, Rajasthani
Currency usedINR
Area (km2)5.1

General Info

Country/State India/Rajasthan
Temprature Winters (Max: 41.6°C, Min: 25°C) , Summers (Max: 23.6°C, Min 7.9°C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 225m (738 ft), 26.92°N 70.9°E
Activities Camel Safari
Language Hindi (Rajasthani)
Nearest Airport Jaisalmer
Nearest Railway Station Jaisalmer
Sightseeing Sand Dunes of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temples (Lodhruva, Amarsagar, Brahmsagar, Pokharan), Desert Culture Centre and Museum, Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum.
Telephone Code 02992
Area 5.1 Square Km
Vehicle Registration No. RJ -15
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Culture and history info

Named after famous Rajput king Maharawal Jaisal Singh, this city was found in the 12th century. Jaisalmer in local vernacular means “The Hill Fort of Jaisal”. The city in enclosed within a mud Fortress and Jaiselmer Fort overlooks the city. This city is also known as the golden city because of the yellow color of the sand and buildings and Fort which are made from the yellow sandstone.

Jaiselmer is famous for camel safari, Local Musicians known as Marasi, Kalbelia Dance, Jaisalmer Fort, Museums, Jain Temples and Leather messenger Bags (made from the skin of Wild Camels).

Jaisalmer Fort is one of the favorite tourist destinations. Jaisalmer Fort is built on a small Hill called Meru. One Forth of the city’s population still lives inside the fort. Raj Mahal, Lakshminath temple and Various Jain temples are the main attraction inside the fort.Culture and history image
Camp E Khas

Camp E Khas

Sam Sand Dunes, Lakhmano ki Basti Rd, Before Parking, Sam, Jaisalmer
Sam Sand Dunes make this journey a true Arabian Dream with all the allure of the desert, the Camel S More info
Fort Rajwada Camps

Fort Rajwada Camps

No.1, Hotel Complex, Jodhpur Barmer Link Rd, Jaisalmer
The Fort Rajwada Camp is a true oasis that was created at a short distance of 5 Kms from Jaisalmer c More info
Royal Desert Camp

Royal Desert Camp

Opposite Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer
This well maintained property at a very short distance from the Jaisalmer fort and museum is the ide More info
Winds Desert Camp

Winds Desert Camp

Khaba Road, Village Kanoi, Sam Road Sam, Jaisalmer
Winds Desert Camp is a true oasis that was created at a short distance of 32 Kms from Jaisalmer city More info
Camp E Khas

Camp E Khas

Sam Sand Dunes, Lakhmano ki Basti Rd, Before Parking, Sam, Jaisalmer
Sam Sand Dunes make this journey a true Arabian Dream with all the allure of the desert, the Camel S More info
Fort Rajwada Camps

Fort Rajwada Camps

No.1, Hotel Complex, Jodhpur Barmer Link Rd, Jaisalmer
The Fort Rajwada Camp is a true oasis that was created at a short distance of 5 Kms from Jaisalmer c More info
Royal Desert Camp

Royal Desert Camp

Opposite Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer
This well maintained property at a very short distance from the Jaisalmer fort and museum is the ide More info
Winds Desert Camp

Winds Desert Camp

Khaba Road, Village Kanoi, Sam Road Sam, Jaisalmer
Winds Desert Camp is a true oasis that was created at a short distance of 32 Kms from Jaisalmer city More info
The Desert Gateway to Rajasthan 8D/7N

The Desert Gateway to Rajasthan 8D/7N

Jaisalmer
Let’s welcome the New Year in one of the most incredible state of India Rajasthan. Adventure Singh i More info

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