Jaisalmer Tour Packages
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is affectionately known as “Pink City” is one of the most colourful and vibrant destinations of India. A famous ruler of Amer, Sawai Jai Singh had discovered this City on 18th November 1727. It is India’s first planned city and forms the popular tourist destination of Golden Triangle tour along with Delhi and Agra. Being the land of various rulers and kings, this royal city captivates its visitors due to its rich cultural heritage and amazing traditions. It is renowned for its architectural magnificence which is clearly evident in its spectacular forts, places, havelis, Vastu, Art and culture, handicrafts and unique food which allure its every visitor and acquaint them with its rich colourful past. Jaipur Tourism helps you to capture the beauty of this city and feel mesmerised by its amazing attractions.
Jaisalmer or the “Golden City” is truly unmatched. It acts as a guard to the western Rajasthan as it is hugged on the south and west by Pakistan border and has a close proximity to the Thar Desert. The city was founded in 12th century by Maharaj Rawal Jaisal after whom the city is named Jaisalmer. It is truly a land of wonders where every inch of it is replete with an exuberant past, rich cultural heritage and natural wonders that provide a unique experience to its every visitor. The icing on the cake is Jaisalmer Fort which is the most prominent landmark of the city and referred as Sonar Qila as it is made with yellow sandstone is a UNESCO World Heritage site as well. The fort is the largest living forts of the world that houses popular attractions like Jain Temples, Laxminath Temple and four gateways- Bhoot Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol.
Everything about the city is ready to amaze and it is clearly evident in its medieval charm, splendid forts, colourful narrow streets, palaces and even the festivals that display its wealth of cultural heritage, people’s zeal for life that makes you feel that you are in another world. So pack your bags and get ready to visit the best places in Jaisalmer.
There are so many beautiful attractions in Jaisalmer that surely steal your heart. The beauty of Thar Desert is one of them. It is world’s ninth largest tropical desert and covers 200,000Km of land forms the natural border between India and Pakistan is among its tourist attraction. One can enjoy desert camping, safaris, sand dunes and enjoy the desert ecosystem which is truly a cherished experience for the visitors. If you strong enough then experience the haunted trail an abandoned village named Kuldhara which is about 15 K from Jaisalmer was once a prosperous village of Paliwal clan of Brahmins is now a hunted place and is believed that anyone who tried to live here would die. It is now a popular tourist spot where tourists get to explore the mystery behind it.
If you are in the city then a visit to Gadi Sagar Lake is among the best things to do in Jaisalmer which transport you to a different world altogether. If you are a bird watcher then you can’t afford to miss a visit to it. Enjoy a visit to Patwon Ki Haveli, a massive five storied construction made of yellow sandstone renowned for its grandeur architecture and add more value to the rich cultural heritage of the city. To absorb the charm of the desert undertake the desert safari. Sam Sand Dunes is an ideal location to set off for the desert safari. Desert festival is organized in the month of February and March and if you are here around this time you surely love folk dances, camel races and other cultural activities. Do visit the Salim Singh Ki Haveli which is famous for its eye-catching architecture has 38 balconies each with a distinct style and architecture and peacock shaped roof.
here are various Jaisalmer tour packages to choose from offered by Jaisalmer Tourism that offers visitors a great holiday trip to this magnificent city and admires the diverse rich cultural heritage of India.