Jaisalmer literally means ‘the Hill Fort of Jaisal’. The desert city is also called the Golden city because of its colour, got from the yellow sandstone used for the construction of the buildings. Enjoy your vacation through exploring the mesmeric beauty of Jaisalmer.
1.Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
Amongst all the places to see in Jaisalmer, the Jaisalmer Fort is the largest. It is one of the largest forts around the world. Due to its location at the golden stretches of the Thar Desert, this fort is also known as the ‘Sonar Quila’ or the ‘Golden Fort’. Breathe in the fresh air as you visit the Gadisar Lake and explore the Vyas Chhatri which is a great example of Rajasthani architecture. Also visit the Jain Temple, Patwon ki Haveli, Khaba Fort, Tazia Tower, Salim Singh Haveli, etc. Explore the Lodurva, Kuldhara, Amar Sagar and Badabagh before ending your tour.
2.Desert National park
A visit to the Desert National Park will give a better understanding of how the plants and animals survive the aridity in the Thar Desert. The animals you can see here are the wolf, chinkara, blackbuck and desert cat and it’s also a habitat of the Great Indian Bustard, which is state-bird of Rajasthan. The national park is located as a part of the Sudashri forest. You can also witness some of the exotic animals like the desert wolves, nilgai and spotted eagles.
3.Sam Sand Dunes
A visit to Jaisalmer is incomplete without a visit to the sand dunes in the Thar Desert. Once you reach the Sam dunes, the colourful camels welcome you in the Golden. While camel ride you’ll admire the scenic magnificence of Thar Desert. A voyage to the desert offers you a real adventure into the magnificent jaw-dropping perfectly sculpted dunes which adds more thrill and amazement in the camel ride. If you visit these sand dunes during the months of January and February, you can be a part of the grand Desert Festival, which embraces camel races, Puppet shows, cultural shows and folk dances serve as the major attraction of the Desert Fair.
Indo-Pak Border is an offbeat experience in Jaisalmer. It is an important city alongside a major trading route to the modern-day tourist centre in a distant remote corner. The Border Pillar No. 609 is situated in the No Man's Land near the Line of Control on the Indo-Pak Border. Here you can see the check post, the fencing of wires on the Indian side and watchtower of BSF. Indians are allowed to go up to BP 609, that too after a proper permission from the BSF authorities.
5.Dune Bashing and Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
If you are looking for some adventurous desert safari experience, then Desert Springs resort is perfect for you. Get picked up from your hotel Priya in Jaisalmer and proceed towards the location for some amazing experience. Travel along the dunes in style in a 4×4 vehicle and also enjoy an enthralling camel ride and cart rides with your friends and family. And head back to Jaisalmer with lots of memories.
6. Camp Stay in Jaisalmer
Drive on this incredible desert safari amidst the beautiful sand dunes of Jaisalmer. You’ll get a warm welcoming from the beautiful Rajasthani people and relax in the vast Thar Desert with the cool breeze touching you. Enjoy the stay camps which are fully equipped with modern amenities and enjoy the view of the sand dunes. Spare time to witness some cultural program in the evening by feeling comfort near the bonfire. Satisfy your appetites with a variety of dishes arranged in the buffet dinner.
7.Cultural Evening in Jaisalmer
Witness the beautiful sunset behind the golden sands of sand dunes and proceed to the camp. Enjoy a traditional welcome followed by the Rajasthani folk music and dance while you enjoy evening tea and delicious snacks. Have a delicious Rajasthani buffet near the campfire with your loved ones. End your trip with lots of memories.
8. Adventure Sports in Jaisalmer
Get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful golden dunes of Jaisalmer desert while parasailing and paramotoring high above and let the wind guide your way. And ride through the borders of Rajasthan to bask in the beauty of this culturally rich state. Enjoy and gratify your adventure thirst with the activities like Quad Biking, Rock climbing, motorbiking and zip-lining at Jaisalmer.