Jaisalmer, also called The Golden City, promises spectacular experiences with its historical significance! If you are into history and architecture, this royal place is for you. The sun-kissed city of Jaisalmer with its enticing forts, palaces, Havelis and vibrant bazaars, makes for a memorable trip.
The huge Jaisalmer fort that sits at the top of the city is a significant reason for Jaisalmer’s tourism. However, the intricate architecture and traditional culture is a mesmerizing sight to witness here. Booking a comfortable Jaisalmer resort will definitely enhance your experience, so what are you waiting for?!
Things to Do In Jaisalmer
- Camel Safari In The Sand Dunes
If you are an adventurous person, you absolutely will relish the camel safari in the deserts of Jaisalmer. From a half-day safari to a three day one, you can choose as per your convenience. The heat doesn’t mar the excitement of seeing the wonderful sand dunes that constantly change sizes and wild animals.
- Camping at Sam Sand Dunes
Enjoy camping in the heart of the Thar desert, which lets you stargaze, go for desert safaris and enjoy the whole desert experience! Take a camel ride or enjoy a bonfire- This is a must thing to do in Jaisalmer.
- Boating at Gadsisar Lake
The calm and serene Gadsisar lake allows you to soak yourself in a memorable boat that you would not want to miss!
Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
- Jaisalmer Fort
This historic fort is one of the largest forts in the world is one of the best places to visit in Jaisalmer The yellow sandstone merging with the desert sand will make you awe in marvel. You cannot miss the beautiful designs its walls display which is a blend of Islamic and Rajput architecture. The fort is home to several palaces, temples and houses and is a must-visit.
- Gadsisar Lake
Witness a range of pretty species of birds that migrate to Jaisalmer at the Gadsisar Lake. The entrance of the lake is from a beautifully carved yellow sandstone. At one point the lake was the only source of water of Jaisalmer and boasts of rich history. This place largely contributes to increasing Jaisalmer tourism
- Nathmal Ki Haveli
Stunning exterior with an equally marvellous interior adorned by miniature paintings, Nathmel Ki Haveli is a 19th-century architecture representing a gorgeous symmetrical construction.
- Jaisalmer Government Museum
This museum is a symbol of the city’s rich cultural heritage with household items, crockery and jewellery dating back to the 7th and 9th Century.
If You Love Shopping…
This golden city has a rich cultural heritage, and naturally, you would want to bring back home an awesome souvenir! Carved wooden boxes, tapestry, shawls, blankets, carpets made from camel hair, woollen pattu, camel leather products, oil lamps, mirror works, antiques and cotton and silk textiles, there is a lot to shop for at the Bhatia Bazaar and the Sadar Bazaar in Jaisalmer. Don’t miss out on the unique stuff sold here!
Best Time to Visit Jaisalmer
The best time to visit Jaisalmer is from November to March, which is the winter. The city is pleasant and cold, perfect for all the outdoor activities!
The summers from April to August are sweltering and hence not advisable, however since it is offseason, you can go for a budget holiday during this time.
Jaisalmer is a city with captivating architecture and interesting adventures. You need to ensure a pleasant stay at any of Jaisalmer’s resorts that provide the best of facilities and amenities. Suryagarh Palace, Gorbandh Palace, The Mama’s resort and camp and Sand dune resort are a few good ones. Hurry and book your trip today!