About Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer Overview

Located in the sand city of Rajasthan, India and famous with the name of Golden City. A perfect place in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. The amazing landscapes, rich history and fantastic architecture, will blow up your mind. It always offers travellers a unique experience that helps them travel back in the old times. So let's start discussing in brief about this.

Ancient Jaisalmer Fort -

Start your journey with one of the famous Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This was built in the 12th century and is one of the few forts in the world. The perfect yellow sandstone walls of the fort create a perfect backdrop, especially for the golden hues of the setting sun.

It covers narrow lanes of the fort; you can discover a trove of architectural marvels, including palaces, temples and havelis. Especially Jain Temple, dedicated to various Tirthankaras, boasts craftsmanship and is a must-visit for their perfect stone places.

Royal Era: Patwon Ki Haveli 

Patwon Ki Haveli is one of the oldest havelis in Rajasthan, and it is a cluster of five havelis that represents the rich culture and wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer. This mansion was built in the late 18th century and is adorned with elaborate facades, ornate balconies and exquisite jharokhas.

While entering the Haveli, you can immerse yourself in the rich history of the Jaisalmer. The interior will mesmerize your eyes with beautiful frescos, mirrorwork, and intricate stonework. All five different Haveli represents a unique story; you can spot some erstwhile merchant families.

Sam Sand Dunes -

Your trip to Jaisalmer is complete with experiencing the Thar Desert. Within a drive of 42 kilometres from the city, you can reach Sam Sand Dunes, where you can experience the golden sands as far as the eye can see. You can try to do a camel safari and embark on your journey in the heart of the desert, where you can marvel at the ever-shifting dunes.

If you are an adventure lover, you can experience dune bashing, parasailing, and quad-biking. When the sun comes on the desert, the beauty of the desert will be doubled the sky transform into a canvas of vibrant colours.

Handicrafts of Jaisalmer -

Jaisalmer offers exquisite handicrafts, the artistic process of the local craftsmen. Starting from the textiles, leather goods, silver jewelery, camel leather puppets and a lot more handcrafted offered by the Jaisalmer. 

Explore the Manak Chowk and Sadar Bazar to witness the colours and indulge yourself in the region's cultural heritage. Take a piece of local handicrafts to your home, which always reminds you of an unforgettable journey.

Cuisines of Jaisalmer - 

Without tasting the local food of Jaisalmer's traditional cuisine, your trip would be incomplete. Rajasthan offers various delicious dishes which influence travellers from all over the world. The famous Dal Bati Churma baked wheat bread and sweat crushed wheat. A famous Rajasthani Delight made with flour and sugar Syrup called to be Ghewar is a must-try dish in Rajasthan. 

End your culinary journey with a masala chai at a local tea stall, and experience Jaisalmer's hospitality's warmth.

Plan your journey to Jaisalmer -

Jaisalmer is accessible from every mode of transport by road, rail and air. You can visit the nearest Jaisalmer Airport, which offers regular flights to and from destinations. It is accessible from the railway stations and very well connected to major cities.

When we discuss accommodation, Jaisalmer offers various options in every budget per a person's preferences. From heritage havelis to beautiful resorts, you can find various options and comfortable accommodations. 

Once you step into Jaisalmer, you will witness the beauty of the golden sands, magnificent forts and warm hospitality of Jaisalmer.

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What are the importance of Jaisalmer?

Jaisalmer known as “Golden City” which holds historical and cultural significance. Located in the heart of Thar Desert in Rajasthan known for its mansions, haveli, forts.

Which are the must visit destinations in Jaisalmer?

The must visit destination in Jaisalmer are Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Nathmal ki Haveli.

Which time is considered best to visit in Jaisalmer?

The best time to visit Jaisalmer is during the winter season from the month of October to March.

Which are the famous festivals in Jaisalmer?

The famous festivals in Jaisalmer are desert festival are folk music and dance performances, camel races, and turban-tying competitions. 

Is it safe to explore the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer?

Yes, it is  safe to explore the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer.You can a book guided tour or camel     safaris organized by reputed tour operators for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Does Jaisalmer offers accommodation facilities?

Yes Jaisalmer offers accommodation facilities varying from the requirements of the travelers.

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Good service, and well-mannered staff. Loved the event in the evening. The rooms were also pretty clean. You get the whole package with camels, Jeep safari, sightseeing, breakfast, dinner, etc. Will definitely recommend it! Thanks to Banbanjara for arranging everything.

Jeep Safari at Desert in Jaisalmer

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Wow! Just wow, it was a fantastic tour for all of us. Although our pick up was a bit delayed but once we reached the desert, it was so much fun. Our guide was really great, he advised us on how to easily mount up the camel and was also very informative. Wonderful service from the team of Banbanjara.

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One of the best forts in Rajasthan, stunningly golden! While it's a live-in fort and hence the entrance, as well as the general area, may not look clean but the views from the fort are just awesome. Some important tips for first-time visitors:

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