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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 weather is very enjoyable during this time, and you can indulge in various adventurous activities in the desert as well as sightseeing. In complete contrast, the summers in Jaisalmer are hot and dry, so that season is generally avoided by tourists. The Desert Festival is held in the month of February and is attended by visitors from across the world. The days are pleasant but the nights are chilly, so warm clothes are recommended.

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  • Theme of Jaisalmer [Heritage, Adventure]
  • You'll love Jaisalmer for [Camel ride, Forts, Handicrafts]
  • Watchout for [Overpricing, Heat]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 738 ft. above sea level

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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
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    Colourful Rajasthan
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.27,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    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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    Affordable Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Family Holidays
    8 Nights, 9 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.20,200
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in jaisalmer

  • Hotel Lal Garh Fort and Palace
    Hotel Lal Garh Fort and Palace
    Jaisalmer
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Popular Flights To jaisalmer

    • AMDAhmedabad
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-2013
    • 05:10 10:50
      1 Stop
    • 05h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.2,757
    • DELDelhi
      JDHJodhpur
    • Vistara
      UK-683
    • 13:35 15:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 25m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,430
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      JDHJodhpur
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      6E-6897
    • 06:00 13:25
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    • 07h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,367
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      UK-794
    • 08:25 15:00
      1 Stop
    • 06h 35m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,388
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      UK-928
    • 10:10 15:00
      1 Stop
    • 04h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,518
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    • Indigo
      6E-6379
    • 04:50 13:25
      1 Stop
    • 08h 35m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,865
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jaisalmer Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

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.

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Charming Sunsets And Architectural Masterpieces At Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort

Charming Sunsets And Architectural Masterpieces At Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort

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Best Time To Visit jaisalmer

Dotted with ancient temples, historic forts, and royal palaces, The Golden City of Jaisalmer, brims with rich culture and heritage. The city attracts tourists for its sand dunes, camel rides, handicrafts, and lip-smacking local delicacies.

If you want to make the most out of your holiday in this desert city, the best time to visit Jaisalmer is winter season. The months from November to March are ideal to enjoy all types of outdoor activities such as camel rides, desert safari, and more. The maximum temperature during this season does not go beyond 24-degree Celsius whereas the minimum temperature drops down to 7 degrees during evenings especially in December and January. Not to miss, the world-renowned Desert Festival of Jaisalmer that takes place in February, and is marked by cultural events, camel races, camel polo, turban tying competitions and the famous Mr. Desert Competition. It is the peak tourist season to visit Jaisalmer where everything takes an exotic makeover in the Thar Desert. If you plan to visit this city in Rajasthan during the Desert Festival, make sure to book hotels in Jaisalmer or around it well in advance.

April to August is the summer season in Jaisalmer. These are the hottest months when the weather is hot and harsh, and the temperature varies between 42-degree Celsius to 25-degree Celsius. Although it is not the best season to travel to Jaisalmer, but if you are in the city for some sightseeing, make sure you carry an umbrella, a sunscreen, water bottles, and sun glares. The advantage of taking a trip during this off-season is that you get to book hotels in Jaisalmer at attractive prices and deals, which can save you some extra money for shopping and other activities.

September and October constitute the monsoon season in Jaisalmer. There is very little rain in some parts of the city, and many areas receive no rainfall at all. This little rainfall only contributes to humidity, but still, this is a pleasant time to explore Jaisalmer tourist places as the evenings become cooler even if the afternoons are humid. It is the time when tourist begins to pour in the city from different walks of life to witness its colorful aura. The end of October can be a nice time to go on a family vacation to Jaisalmer. It is not very crowded, activities can be enjoyed within a budget, and you also get to book Jaisalmer tourist packages at a reasonable cost. If camping is on your bucket-list, try desert camping here, where evening are marked by some soulful folk music of Rajasthan, and aromatic spices and rich food of the region. And, if you are an adventurous soul, there is no bigger thrill than dune bashing with your siblings.

From its magnificent sand castles of bygone era to local shops swaddled with bright embroideries, Jaisalmer’s narrow street conceal majestic havelis. No matter which season you choose to discover this jewel of Rajasthan, it is indeed going to be a rewarding experience.
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