Jaisalmer, the ‘Golden City‘, royal palaces and fighting camels of Rajasthan along with the charm of a sandy desert is a symbol. This is the world famous tourist destination, located in the middle of the great Thar Desert. Serving as the administrative headquarters of Jaisalmer district and bordered by Pakistan, Bikaner, Barmer, and Jodhpur. This golden city is just 575 km from state capital Jaipur. Plays an important role in the economy of the tourist district. City founder Rao Jaisal who ruled Jaisalmer during the 12th century, the name of the town is named.
Rajasthani folk music and dance forms of the golden city, who highly appreciated the global stage, is famous for. Sam sand dunes desert festival on the occasion of the sensual dance Kalbelia is used by tribes living here. It is held in the month of February is a three-day annual festival. In this Festival there are several activities will be held here like Camel races, turban tying, and best mustache competitions far – flung areas to attract tourists. In addition, to the camp, bonfire, burning and great camel safari in the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is an unforgettable experience came passengers.
Tribal Delicious Food
Tourists planning a holiday in Jaisalmer? Rajasthan Tribal can try tasting the food. A tasty chicken-a-light green (Boneless chicken with relish the succulent fried dishes), the most popular dishes among tourists.
Then you have to test Rajasthan tribal food. A tasty chicken-a-light green (Boneless chicken with relish the succulent fried dishes), the most popular dishes among tourists. Delicious Kerr Sangri (Desert Beans and Capers) is unique in the Jaisalmer.
It is more than just sightseeing …
Like any other desert cities of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is also the royal forts, Havelis, palaces, museums and temples are famous. Jaisalmer Fort which is regarded as the pride monument of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer fort is also known ‘Sonar Quila‘ or the ‘Golden Fort‘.
There are several gates in the Jaisalmer Fort; Akhai Pol, Hawa Pol, Suraj Pol and Ganesh Pol, known as. Fusion style of Rajput and Mughal architecture of the fort attracts the attention of tourists.
Jaisalmer Akal Wood Fossil Park is also worth a look 180 years old and is a famous destination. Jiwasm huge trees and ancient marine shellfish are the main attractions of this park. Tourist Harrier, Bujhrd, spotted eagles and short-toed eagle, buzzard, a kestrel, large hawk and humming in the sand creatures that can see in Jaisalmer Desert National Park. This unique park of Rajasthan endangered state bird is the natural habitat of the Great Indian Bustard.
The best time to visit the park is between the months of November and January.
Nathamlji Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Patwa Ki Haveli, Srinath mansion, Manak Chowk and other Havelis are famous for their unique architectural style. Passengers arrived at Jaisalmer Mool Sagar, Gopa Chowk, Jaisalmer folklore museum, Tajia Tower, Gdsisr lake, large garden, Khuri sand dunes, the sand dunes of Sam, and Kuldhara should miss.
Amar Singh Palace is a beautiful royal building, situated on the shores of the lake in Jaisalmer Amar Singh. During the 17th century, the palace was built by Raja Singh Maharawal Akhai. Beautiful murals on the walls add to the beauty of the palace. In addition to the enchanting palaces, museums are located in Jaisalmer city. Desert cultural center and museum, ethnic instruments, rare fossils, ancient scriptures, medieval coins and a rare collection of traditional art exhibits. In addition, the official museum of historical household items, stone ware and jewelry offers the opportunity to see here.
How to Reach Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is easily accessible by rail and road. For air; Jodhpur Airport City is the closest domestic airbase. The airport with regular flights from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport is well connected. Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore by daily flights to major Indian destinations connected. Pre – paid taxis are available to Jaisalmer from Jodhpur Airport. Travelers can reach the destination by trains. Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and other major Indian cities by trains at the railway station is connected to. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses for Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner and Delhi are available.
Golden city of Jaisalmer in the dry and warm climate throughout the year is available. Summer, monsoon and winter seasons are key here.
The ideal time to visit this destination is the period between the months of October and March.