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Dotted enchanting palaces, and temples, Jaisalmer is aptly named as ‘The Golden City.' The golden yellow sandstone used to build this fort led to this name. Located in the majestic state of Rajasthan, it is surrounded by the vast splendor of the mystical Thar Desert. This magical city is sure to invoke your inner curiosity. The breath-taking and massive Jaisalmer Fort makes you believe that you are in the midst of your favorite childhood fairy tale. Built in the 12th century, it is one of the largest fortifications and conveys its glorious history, having withstood numerous wars. \r\n\r\nAmidst all the glory, Jaisalmer exudes a peaceful and tranquil vibe, attracting tourists from around the world who are looking for a retreat that is serene, yet adventurous. Exploring the desert via a camel safari is a unique experience altogether. The powerful winds create beautiful patterns and textures on the sand dunes. Jaisalmer is blessed with a vibrant culture. The markets of Jaisalmer are brimming with shops selling exquisite handicrafts, which are unique to the city. If you wish to try traditional Rajasthani cuisine, visit any of the several restaurants located in the city. You can also get a peek inside the local culture by interacting with the locals and getting to know their lifestyle.

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  • Best time to visit jaisalmer The best time to visit Jaisalmer is during the winter season, between the months of October and March. The wea...Read More
  • How to reach jaisalmer Jaisalmer does not have an airport of its own. Tourists travelling by air can reach Jodhpur Airport, which is ...Read More
  • Transport In jaisalmer Jaisalmer does not have a dedicated local transportation service. However, many private companies offer sights...Read More
  • People of jaisalmer The people of Jaisalmer are friendly and jovial in nature. They lead a simple life and are very content and jo...Read More
  • Languages of jaisalmer Rajasthani is the most widely spoken language in Jaisalmer. Hindi, which is the official language of the state...Read More
  • History of jaisalmer Jaisalmer was ruled by Bhati Rajputs in the 9th century. The Rathore clans of Jodhpur and Bikaner were their m...Read More
  • Culture of jaisalmer The rich culture of Jaisalmer is a remnant of a bygone era. The people still hold onto their traditions and cu...Read More
  • Weather of jaisalmer The weather of Jaisalmer is arid in nature, which is typical of desert regions. Summers start in April and end...Read More
  • Map of jaisalmer Jaisalmer is located in the state of Rajasthan and covers an area of 5 sq. km. It is situated at a height of 2...Read More

Best Places to visit in jaisalmer

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Bada Bagh

Bada Bagh

Heritage

Spend approx 1 hour

The isolated cenotaphs of Bada Bagh are a few minutes drive from ...
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Tanot Mata Temple

Tanot Mata Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

If you have seen the Bollywood Blockbuster 'Border', yo...
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Sam Sand Dunes

Sam Sand Dunes

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 3 hours

One of the most popular excursions, 41 Km west of Jaisalmer, is S...
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Ramdevra Temple

Ramdevra Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

The uniqueness of Baba Ramdev Temple lies in the fact that people...
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Saffron

Saffron

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 750

Saffron is the place in Jaisalmer where you should come if you ca...
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Dhanraj Bhatia Sweets

Dhanraj Bhatia Sweets

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 150

Indulge your sweet tooth in the busiest part of Jaisalmer. The To...
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8th July Restaurant

8th July Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 700

Take a break from sightseeing at 8th July restaurant, famous for ...
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Moonlight Restaurant

Moonlight Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

A place to relax with the entire family, Moonlight Restaurant is ...
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Incredible Discotheque

Incredible Discotheque

Discos

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Nights in the desert are magical. The air is cool and there’s a m...
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Mirage Hotel

Mirage Hotel

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 2500

The word mirage conjures up images of a green oasis providing a r...
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Desert Cultural Center

Desert Cultural Center

Entertainment, Performing Arts

Cost for Two - INR 200

A holiday in the desert is a unique experience. You spend your da...
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Nachana Haveli

Nachana Haveli

Entertainment, Performing Arts

Cost for Two - INR 500

Nachana Haveli is a 280-year-old imperial haveli that is set arou...
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Famous Celebrations That Make Jaisalmer An Immersive Cultural Destination!

Famous Celebrations That Make Jaisalmer An Immersive Cultural Destination!

Here are the festivals that will offer you an immersive cultural experience in the golden city of Jaisalmer!

12 Sep 2018  | 3-minute read
Jaisalmer Through Its Exquisite Handicraft And Dance Forms

Jaisalmer Through Its Exquisite Handicraft And Dance Forms

If you wish to explore the cultural richness of Jaisalmer, find out all about its beautiful handicraft and folk art scene.

29 Aug 2018  | 2-minute read
Charming Sunsets And Architectural Masterpieces At Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort

Charming Sunsets And Architectural Masterpieces At Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort

Explore the heritage and culture of the golden city of Jaisalmer through its ‘living’ Fort.

20 Aug 2018  | 2-minute read
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Holiday Packages In jaisalmer

  • jaisalmer
    Boundless Rajasthan - Deluxe
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.34,002
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • jaisalmer
    Colourful Rajasthan
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.27,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • jaisalmer
    Majestic Rajasthan Forts & Palaces + Camel Safari - Deluxe
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.32,667
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In jaisalmer

  • jaisalmer
    Affordable Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • jaisalmer
    Family Holidays
    8 Nights, 9 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.20,200
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • jaisalmer
    Romantic Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.21,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    manali
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    Per Person on twin sharing
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    kashmir
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    Rs.5,900
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Places to stay in jaisalmer

  • Golden Haveli
    Golden Haveli
    Jaisalmer
    One night from
    Rs.5,900
  • Hotel Lal Garh Fort and Palace
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    One night from
    Rs.2,950
  • Jharokha Inn
    Jharokha Inn
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    One night from
    Rs.4,667
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Popular Flights To jaisalmer

    • BOMMumbai
      JDHJodhpur
    • Air India
      AI-645
    • 11:15 13:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,481
    • AMDAhmedabad
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-2013
    • 05:10 10:50
      1 Stop
    • 05h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,227
    • DEDDehradun
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-2251
    • 20:00 10:50
      1 Stop
    • 14h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,295
    • MAAChennai
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-6897
    • 06:00 13:25
      1 Stop
    • 07h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,468
    • CCUKolkata
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-6379
    • 04:50 15:10
      1 Stop
    • 10h 20m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,865
    • BLRBengaluru
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-894
    • 04:40 15:05
      1 Stop
    • 10h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,024
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