Jaisalmer is one city that takes you beyond the dazzling royal cities of Rajasthan. A gateway to the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is a popular tourist destination in India and is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan. Tucked along the Great Indian Desert, Jaisalmer is renowned with the name of Golden City of Rajasthan. Gleaming with opulence, most of the cities here are made of yellow sandstone, which makes it shine bright like a priceless gem. Much like the other parts of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer too boasts of a rich culture and heritage.
The foremost must visit attraction here is the Jaisalmer Fort, built in the 12th century. The fort boasts of an unmatched architectural design, beautifully reflected in its carved windows, doors and walls. Gadi Sagar Lake is another popular sightseeing attraction in Jaisalmer where travellers and locals flock to spend some time cherishing the gifts of history.
Another must visit attraction here is the Bada Bagh, which is an apt place for the History enthusiasts. The garden here that once served as a memorial, offers a stunning view today. Patwon-Ki-Haveli is another valuable attraction of Jaisalmer. The haveli contributes immense value to the cultural heritage of Jaisalmer. The huge corridors and adorned walls of the haveli are highly impressive.
A vacation to Jaisalmer is incomplete without a Camel Safari. Riding on the camel, through the golden desert sand that mingles with the sky at the horizon is surely an unearthly experience.
By Air: Jaisalmer Airport is the closest domestic airport of the city.
By Rail: Jaisalmer has a great network of trains which connects it to cities like Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur and others.
By Road: Bus services are available from neighbouring cities like Jaipur and Udaipur.