The ‘Golden City’ of Jaisalmer is one of the most sought after travel destination in Rajasthan and is well known for its proximity with the Great Indian Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is also regarded as one of the best romantic travel tour destination in India and is noted for its amazing beauty and splendid atmosphere. The city of Jaisalmer has an ancient history and tradition which is evident from the remains of the ancient period.
Due to its proximity with the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is considered as the best place for adventure desert safari. The desert safari in Rajasthan is sure to provide you an enchanting experience that you would never dare to forget. Travelers from different part of the world visit Jaisalmer to get a taste of this fabulous desert safari trip in Rajasthan. The state tourism offers everything that is needed for a traveler to enjoy a great desert safari trip in Jaisalmer. You can either take a camel desert safari or a jeep desert safari based on your personal interests.
Another major attraction of Jaisalmer is the well known Jaisalmer Fort, which is also known as “Sonar Quila”. This mega structured fort is well known for its interior as well as external architecture which attracts a lot of traveler to this ancient monument. The various lookouts those are located on the fort helps the tourists to get a better view of Jaisalmer city and the Thar Desert. Inside the walls of the Jaisalmer Fort there are 7 astonishing ancient temples which are connected by walkways and corridors. It will be better if you take time to visit these temples while visiting the fort. You can also explore the beautiful havelis that are present in and around the fort.
If you have enough time to spend at Jaisalmer, then I would recommend visiting the Gadisar Lake which is a rainwater lake with the main purpose of supplying water to the city. This beautiful lake is surrounded by various temples and tombs of saints which are worth visiting. The Gadisar Lake in Jaisalmer also offers travelers an opportunity to get a better view of the lake by taking a boat ride. You could also watch and enjoy the catfish which are present in the lake.
For those interested in shopping and going out, Jaisalmer has some of the best place selling traditional items which are sure to generate curiosity among the travelers. The local shopping items are often brought by tourists due to its amazing and unique features. There are special places for the travelers to buy silver jewelry, bronze statues, silk and cashmere items.
Jaisalmer is well connected to the other major cities by air, rail and road which makes this city easily accessible for the tourists. Once you get inside the city, you can take local transportation systems to reach various travel destinations inside the city. For those looking for an accommodation in Jaisalmer, the city is blessed with a number of quality hotels, resorts and lodges with flexible tariffs. If you are planning to take a trip to Jaisalmer in the best way, it is recommended to consult a tour operator or travel agent dealing with Jaisalmer tours and trips. You can also compare plans and packages of different tour operators online and then select the best one for making your trip to Jaisalmer a memorable one.