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Last Updated: 24 Nov 2020
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Entry is open from all domestic states for all kinds of travel.

  • Wearing of masks in mandatory when out in public.
  • Thermal screening is mandatory for all passengers upon arrival
  • No e-pass required for inter-district or intra-district travel.
  • COVID-19 tests to be conducted for symptomatic travellers
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  • COVID-19 related night curfew has been lifted in Jaisalmer
  • No restriction on number of passengers required in any vehicles
  • Malls, markets, shops, parks and attractions are open to public
  • 14 days of voluntary home quarantine for all travellers visiting Jaisalmer.
  • In case a passenger is showcasing COVID-19 symptoms, they shall be isolated and admitted to the nearest health facility.
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Flights to Jaisalmer airport are functional from Ahmedabad.

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Local transport in Jaisalmer is functional including buses and taxis.

Thrillophilia recommends you follow all safety guidelines issued by the government to stay safe while travelling to and in Jaisalmer. We also recommend you practice good personal hygiene to ensure your safety.

Heritage hotels & resorts in Rajasthan reopen with appropriate safety measures Updated: 24 Nov 2020

Several heritage hotels in Rajasthan have reopened with enhanced sanitization protocols and strict safety measures to keep the guests safe. One of these is Kota's Brijraj Bhawan Palace.

No e-pass required for entry in Jaisalmer Updated: 19 Sep 2020

Under the newly issued guidelines in Unlock 4.0, no e-pass, prior booking of hotels or COVID negative certificate will be required to enter Jaisalmer.

Hotels & resorts across Jaisalmer reopened Updated: 19 Sep 2020

Most hotels and resorts, including RTDC hotels have reopened for travellers with appropriate safety measures in place for the safety of guests.

All monuments & museums in Jaisalmer reopened from June 1 Updated: 19 Sep 2020

All monuments and museums in the entire state of Rajasthan have reopened from June 1 with appropriate safety measures in place. Read more

Lockdown in Jaisalmer lifted except containment zones Updated: 19 Sep 2020

Under the new guidelines of Unlock 4.0, all restrictions, curfews and lockdown has been lifted in Jaisalmer except for the areas that come under containment zones.

Entry in Jaisalmer opens from all cities and states Updated: 19 Sep 2020

Under unlock 4.0, travellers will now be able to enter Jaisalmer without any restrictions from any state in the country.

Jaisalmer airport functions with selective flights Updated: 19 Sep 2020

The Jaisalmer airport has been reopened and is functional for flights arriving from Ahmedabad for now.

Jaisalmer holds a major place in the tourism landscape of Rajasthan. Located in the northwestern part of the Indian State, it is popularly called as the golden city because of its bounteous golden sand dunes and castles built with golden honey sandstones.

The city is adorned with a number of lagoons, ornamental Jain places of worship, and lavish havelis. This is however one side of the coin. Jaisalmer is also known for its offbeat desert safari
experience. The city offers pleasant stays in the middle of the vast spread Thar desert and loads of adventure activities to give you a completely unforgettable experience. The city is also packed with colorful handicraft marketplaces that will take you back in the timeline to offer you an experience of Indian culture and heritage.

Jaisalmer is home to some of the most sought after attractions of the nation like the majestic Jaisalmer Fort, full of live desert national park, ancient Kuldhara Village, beautifully designed Jain temples, surreal Gadisar Lake, rustic Sam Sand Dunes, artistic Tazia Tower and Badal Palace, intricately designed Patwon ki Haveli, glorious bada bagh, and many more significant places of tourist attractions.

In the course of your visit to the city of Jaisalmer, you can indulge in a number of desert experiences which are not only adventurous but also filled with fun. Heading out on a safari tour on a jeep or camel and traversing your way through the sands is certainly a great experience. The desert camps have also got loads of other fun for you. You will be spending amazing evening hours at the campsite witnessing the traditional performances of music and dance. The campsites are also known to offer the best ever authentic Rajasthani dishes to delight your taste buds.

Jaisalmer remains hot all through the year. It experiences very hot summer days from the month of April to the month of July, rainy season from the month of July to the month of August, and milder winter days from the month of December to the month of March.

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"Desert camping in Jaisalmer remains highlights of your memories ????\nNice Food, Places, Scenic place..\n"
22 January 2019
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I took this trip along with my two friends and we had a wonderful experience there. We had an awesome stay in the Swiss Tent where all the required facilities are available or if not on asking they provide do it. The staffs were very friendly and well behaved. I was awestruck by the beauty of golden sand there. It felt like I was far far lost in Desert somewhere and the sunset adds an extravagant beauty to that view. At night the campfire was so cool along with the folk dancing and singing activities. In short it was an awesome trip whoever wants to see Jaiselmer at the best should take this trip. Thanks to Thrillophilia for the awesome Experience and keep up the good work :) :)
"Best experience with friends, definitely say yes to this place. This place is quite far and also in the middle of the desert that makes this place even more better. The cultural program was amazing and the Safari we enjoyed it alot. Thanks for such a nice camping experience"
16 February 2019
Excellent
We were picked up in a swift dzire from Pithla Haveli where we stayed. After reaching the desert we did our Jeep Safari (which was not included in our package though) then we did our camel safari. Both of them were more than awesome. Do not miss the jeep safari. If you are there. That cultural night was superb and the buffet dinner was very good. Thanks to Thrillophilia for this awesome trip. To see all the photos and stories do follow me on Bidyut_018 on Instagram.
28 December 2018
Excellent
Lovely place and very helpful staff Lost my daughters retainers and they went out of their way to find it Thanks so much for wvetoyou guys did to make our stay memorable Nice cultural dance in the evening along with great food Keep it up!!
19 December 2019
Excellent
We went to Jaisalmer for a small trip and we booked this resort from Thrillophilia. We had an amazing experience staying there.The resort is so beautiful and well maintained. The rooms were cozy and comfortable. The location of the resort was also one of the benefits as all the attractions were nearby.
16 February 2020
Excellent
At first, I would like to thank Thrillophilia for this stay package with activities at such a reasonable price. The accommodations were lovely and spacious. Great hospitality, the staff made the stay amazing with their helpful and friendly nature, the food was so good, The pool was so amazing. We had a great experience at the resort. Will surely visit again. I will recommend it to my friends and family to try out once for sure.
"Best experience over all"
18 December 2019
Excellent
The Desert Tulip is beyond amazing & their rooms were very comfortable, clean & even their services were very good. The staffs were very helpful. The hotel has all the amenities like infinity pool, bar, gym etc. One of our best experiences in Rajasthan. From food to stay everything was managed very well.
17 February 2020
Excellent
It was a wonderful experience at the resort in Jaisalmer. We had a great time watching Rajasthani cultural programs & ghoomar dance organized by the resort. The ambiance, staff, service, food and hospitality never failed to impress us. We loved our last lazy day at the infinity pool of the resort. Thanks to Thrillophilia for providing user friendly platform and the package at the discounted price.

People Also Ask About Jaisalmer

  1. What are the famous places to see in Jaisalmer?

    1. Jaisalmer Fort: Jaisalmer Fort is popularly known as Golden Fort as it is made up of yellow colored sandstone that reflects golden hues. It is one of the must visit places in Jaisalmer for someone who has got a high regard for the history and heritage of India. If you wish to see the best views of this place, you should come over in the evening hours when the fort is completely lit and glowing.

    Location: Fort Road, Near Gopa Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.
    Timings: Early morning till 5 pm.
    Prices: INR 50 for domestic, INR 250 for others.

    2. Patwon Ki Haveli: 
    Patwon ki Haveli was constructed by Guman Chand who happens to be one of the prominent traders of the city in the bygone times. The haveli is very much popular for its intricately carved massive suites.

    The walls of the haveli are beautifully adorned with traditional artworks. This place is a must visit for all kinds of travelers and history geeks. One would definitely fall in love with the architectural style and detailed inscriptions shaped by the talented artisans.

    Location: Patwon ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.
    Timings: 8 am to 6 pm.
    Prices: INR 10 for domestic, INR 50 for others.

    3. Salim Singh Ki Haveli: 
    Salim Singh ki Haveli is one of the most sought after landmarks in Jaisalmer that offers scenic views of the city. The key attraction of this haveli is its roof that is carved in the form of a peacock.

    The entrance of the haveli is made of sand stones that are beautifully carved by artisans of the bygone era, which speaks of its own unique language. This haveli is also known as Jahaz Mahal as the frontal part resembles a ship stern. The haveli was constructed by Salim Singh in the year 1815 with almost 38 balconies to lose the track of time and space for visitors.

    Location: Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.
    Timings: 8 am to 5 pm.

    4. Sam Sand Dunes: 
    Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer can be considered as a place that is widely famous for its thrilling camel safari. This place offers a vast expanse of sandy soil and sandy crests that welcomes visitors to explore the troughs and terrains of sand dunes on a camel or jeep safari.

    In the evening hours, you can indulge in campfires and barbeque activities with your loved ones enjoying the traditional folk music and dances. It is one such place in Jaisalmer where you can enjoy overnight stays in tented campsites.

    Location: Sam Sand Dunes Near Sam Toll Barrier, Right Side On Sam Road, Rajasthan 345001.
    Timings: Open 24 hours.

    5. Gadisar Lake: 
    Gadisar Lake was built by Raja Rawal Jaisal to meet the water requirements of Jaisalmer city in the bygone era. The lake is surrounded by beautiful chhatris, holy shrines, and places of worship to create an ambience for a romantic retreat for love birds.

    This is one of the best places in Jaisalmer that tourists love to visit for a round of boating in the winter season. The key attraction of this place is the beautifully carved entrance gate that is designed by yellow sandstone.

    Location: Near Tilon Ki Gate, Near Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer 345001, India.

    6. Desert National Park: 
    Desert national park can be considered as one of the top places in Jaisalmer for a wildlife encounter. It is one of India’s largest animal habitats that is home to a wide range of unique flora and fauna that are typical to the habitat of desert. The national park was established by Rawal Jaisal in the year 1156 AD.

    The national park is spread over a large area offering an insight into the vegetation, animals, and birds of typical desert. The best time to visit this place would be during sunrise and sunset to spot desert animals, birds, and reptiles. The key attractions of this place are magnificent landscape, migratory birds, extinct lakes, and tiger spotting.

    Location: Near Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer 345001, India.
    Timings: 10 am to 5 pm.
    Prices: INR 100 per person.

    7. Sadar Bazaar: 
    Sadar Bazaar can be considered as a place in Jaisalmer that takes forward the legacy of the traditional artisanship. This place is very much famous for its puppets, jewellery, trinkets, and handicraft items. A visit to this place will surely be a treat for your eyes.

    The key attractions of this place are clothing, rugs, puppets, handicrafts, jewelry, shawls and many more items infused with the ethnicity of Rajasthan. You can try out your bargaining skills to lock a better deal.

    Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.

    8. Silk Route Art Gallery: 
    Silk Route Art Gallery is a heritage gallery that offers an amazing range of local handicraft items, clothes, patchworks, accessories, antiques and a lot of other products. You will truly fall in love with the rich culture and vibrancy of this place.

    The local artisans and craftsmen strive to create magic with the traditional artforms. Visiting this place, you will also get a chance to witness the processing of weaving magical threads. You can also purchase a wide range of traditional items like wall hangings, mud pots, and oil lamps at very reasonable rates.

    Location: Kalakar Colony, Patwa Haveli Road, Malka Pol,, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.
    Timings: 7 am to 8 pm.

    9. Sonaron Ka Baas: 
    If you were looking out for a great street market experience then this is the place. Sonaron Ka Bass happens to be a prominent market in Jaisalmer that is known for its intricately designed jewellery shops.

    You will be able to get an extensive range of jewelry options made up of semi precious and precious stones at this place. The items available at this place will surely be a great pick to carry home as a souvenir or gift for any close family member.

    Location: Sunaaron ka Baas, Jaisalkot, Jaisalmer.
    Timings: 10 am to 6 pm.
  2. What are the best things to do in Jaisalmer?

    1. See The Grandeur Of Jaisalmer Fort: The grand Jaisalmer fort is one of the major tourist attractions of the city. Taking a sightseeing tour around the fort will give you insights about the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.

    The fort showcases a number of intricate artworks made by Indian artisans on sandstones. The fort can be considered to be the fences for inter alia, Gadisar Lake, Sadar Bazar, Patwon Ki Haveli, and Desert National Park.

    Location: Near Gopa Chowk, Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001.
    Prices: INR 50.
    Timings: 9AM – 5PM.

    2. Witness The Scenic Beauty Of Jaisalmer City: 
    Taking a tour of the Jaisalmer city would give you some of the best glimpses of Havelis, Temples, Forts, and Sand Dunes. The guided photography tour through some of the most sought after Jaisalmer attractions will give you a never seen before perspective.

    Do make sure that you carry the best camera and wide angle lenses to click some of the amazing shots. In the course of taking this tour, you can also stopover at certain places to savour some of the tasty local drinks and snacks.

    Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
    Prices: INR 1300 per person.
    Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM.

    3. Enjoy The View Of Gadisar Lake: 
    Gadisar Lake happens to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jaisalmer because of its pristine panoramic views. This is a man made reservoir constructed in the year 1367 by Maharawal Gadsi Singh.

    Tourists come over to this place to indulge in boating activities in the middle of alluring natural beauty.  One would definitely fall in love with the spectacular surroundings of this place and create some everlasting memories to cherish.

    Location: Jaisalmer.
    Prices:
    - INR 100 for 2-seater pedal boat
    - INR 200 for 4-seater pedal boat
    - INR 300 for 6 seater rowing boats.
    Timings: 7 am – 7 pm.

    4. Enjoy Shopping At Jaisalmer Local Bazaar: 
    Jaisalmer presents its visitors with vibrant options to shop in Rajasthan and it is definitely one of the best things to do in Jaisalmer.

    You would be able to get a wide range of options and varieties of handmade products such as clothes, accessories, jewelry, bags, footwear, etc. During your visit, you should buy Puppets, jootis, Rajasthani textiles, decorative items, camel leather items, local handicrafts, yellow sandstone showpieces, ornaments, and wooden items.

    Location:
    - Sadar Bazaar
    - Bhatia Bazaar
    - Manak Chowk
    - Pansari Bazaar
    - Sonaron ka Baas
    - Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan in Seema Gram.

    5. Parasailing At Kanoi: 
    Parasailing happens to be one of the exhilarating activities that visitors love to relish in their course of visit to Jaisalmer. The best place to head out for the activity is Kanoi which provides a lavish treat to your senses. You can request the desert camps to arrange this activity for you to relish the thrill and excitement.

    Location: Kanoi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
    Price: INR 760 per person.
    Timings: 1 to 2 Hours.

    6. Indulge Into Adventure being take of Paramotoring: 
    Paramotoring is one of the best activities to try out in Jaisalmer. It is the best activity for individuals who wish to take part in some daring and adventurous activity in the course of visit.

    Paramotoring is a motor powered parasailing that takes you above the golden sand dunes from a height above the ground. During this activity, you can take fascinating pictures of the panoramic surroundings. You will be accompanied by an experienced pilot who will help you to navigate the vehicle and give you a company on board.

    Location: Jaisalmer.
    Price: INR 2000 per person.
    Timings: One to two Hours.

    7. Quad Biking At Sam Sand Dunes: 
    Quad Biking is yet another thrilling activity that you can try out in the course of your visit to Jaisalmer. Taking part in this activity, you can explore the varied dune topography.

    Riding on an enclosed circuit in a quad bike over a dustry whirlpool adds to the thrill factor. If you are an adventure lover, then the perfect sandy terrain and quad biking is what you should look out for to add to the thrill and excitement.

    Location: Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer.
    Prices: INR 1700 per person.
    Timings: One to two hours.

    8. Dune Bashing At Thar Desert: 
    The sand dunes of Jaisalmer are just perfect for bashing and offroading activities that thrill seekers look out for during their visit to the golden city. Exploring the desert routes on a 4x4 SUV is surely one of the most pulsating things that an adventure lover can think of trying out.

    In order to take you through the sand terrains, you will be provided with a Toyota Land Cruiser or the Fortuner 4X4. This activity will be taken under strict supervision of professionals as there are chances of accidents when taking a sharp overturn. You would need to have competent maneuvering skills to outcast others in this activity.

    Location: Rajasthan.
    Price: INR 1700 per person.
    Timings: 2 to 3 hours.
  3. What is famous in Jaisalmer?

    Jaisalmer, the fort city of Rajasthan is packed with heritage sites and historical places for antiquity lovers, amazing landmarks, safari tours and havelis for wanderlust travellers, and treasure trove of delectable Indian cuisine for foodies. The city of Jaisalmer is very much popular for its architectural marvels like:

    - Jaisalmer fort
    - Patwon Ki Haveli
    - Desert National Park
    - San Sand dunes
    - Khuri Village Sand Dunes.
  4. What is the best time to visit Jaisalmer?

    The best time to visit Jaisalmer would be from the month of November to the month of March. In this time frame of the year, you can head out on sightseeing tours and also be able to take part in loads of outdoor adventure activities like camel rides, sand dune tours, and desert safari tours along with your loved ones as the temperature doesn’t rise beyond 24 degree celsius.
  5. What is famous to buy in Jaisalmer?

    Jaisalmer is very much famous for its local art and craft works. During your visit to this place, you should explore and purchase the following things:

    - Mirror work
    - Embroidered garments, carpets, and shawls
    - Carpets made from the hairs of camel
    - Oil lamps
    - Old stoneworks
    - Silk and cotton textiles
    - Tapestry
    - Silver jewellery
    - Finely cut antiques.
  6. How old is Jaisalmer Fort?

    The Jaisalmer Fort is currently aged 864 years as it was constructed in the year 1156 Rawal Jaisal. It happens to be one of the few living forts in the world that has witnessed many reigns and advancements.
  7. How many days are sufficient for Jaisalmer?

    In order to make the most of your visit to Jaisalmer, you would at least need to spend two to three days. During your stay, you should make sure that you take part in camel safaris and witness the heritage sites of the city on a sightseeing tour to some of the important landmarks like Gardisar lake, Bada Bagh, Ludharwa temple and Amar sagar.

    Day 1: Arrival at Jaisalmer
    - You would arrive at Jaisalmer on the very first day of the trip and then settle down. On the first day of the trip, you should visit the famous Jaisalmer Fort and many other havelis. In the afternoon hours, you can visit Gadisar Lake and indulge in some boating activities.

    Day 2: Local Sightseeing Tour
    - On the second day of the tour, you can head out to visit the famous Khaba Fort, watch puppet shows, visit museums and exhibition halls.
    - On the last day of the tour, you can pack your bags and prepare for the onward return journey.
  8. What is Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer?

    Sam Sand Dunes are one of the most sought after sand dunes that are located at a distance of about 50 km from the city centre of Jaisalmer.

    This place is visited by adventure lovers to take part in various adventure activities like jeep safari, camel ride, and paramotoring. Spending a night at the sand dune, you can also indulge in star gazing, bonfire, barbeque, and cultural programs such as Rajasthani Folk Music and Dance
  9. How can I plan a trip to Jaisalmer?

    Day 1: Arrival at Jaisalmer
    - Jaisalmer is a heritage city that takes you close to the age traditions and culture of India.
    - You can reach Jaisalmer by taking direct flights to Jaisalmer airport or direct train from all major cities.
    - After arriving at Jaisalmer on the first day of the trip, you should make plans to visit the famous Jaisalmer Fort.
    - You should spend time taking a walking tour of the havelis.
    - Visit the famous Gadisar lake in the afternoon times and capture some brilliant snaps.

    Day 2:
    - On the second day of the trip, you can head out to Khaba Fort.
    - You should make sure that you try out Bhang Lassi or Cookie.
    - You can think of watching a puppet show and eat amazing momos at a tibet restaurant.
  10. Which is better, Jaisalmer or Jodhpur?

    Jaisalmer and Jodhpur will offer you a whole new side of the Land of Kings, Rajasthan. Both the cities have got beautiful forts and palaces of the bygone era. However, Jaisalmer has an added advantage of desert safari experience. The safari touring experiences over the sand dunes is what Jaisalmer is known for.
  11. Is it safe to travel to Jaisalmer?

    Yes, it is safe to travel to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan as it is a very safe place where security is comparatively higher than many other places in the state.

    Being close to the Pakistan Border, visitors are not allowed to wander close to the border areas. The local administration and the police personnels are at all times alert to resolve any kind of unwanted situation arising in the city.
  12. Which is the best place Jaipur or Jaisalmer?

    Both Jaipur and Jaisalmer are considered to be irreplaceable exquisite beauties of Rajasthan, the Land of Kings. Jaipur and Jaisalmer offer the visitors with some of the best architectural marvels of the bygone times like havels, palaces, and forts.

    However, taking a trip to Jaisalmer, you would be able to marvel at Thar Desert, which is the one of the biggest desserts in the world. You can indulge in camel safari tours and sand dunes stays to enjoy authentic Rajasthani Food and Cultural performances.
  13. How many deserts are there in Jaisalmer?

    The Thar Desert covers the whole city of Jaisalmer however there are a number of desert sand dunes and desert camps where you can enjoy the safari tours. Some of the popular sand dunes in Jaisalmer are Sam sand dunes and Khuri Sand Dunes.
  14. How much time is required to visit Bada Bagh Jaisalmer?

    One would need at least one to two hours to visit the Bada Bagh Jaisalmer. The serene Bagh in Jaisalmer is a major attraction for Photographers and History lovers as it offers them with picture perfect snaps and loads of golden Indian history.

    It remains open from 8 AM in the morning to 6 PM in the evening for visitors to come over and marvel at these heritage sites along with their loved ones.
  15. What are the best public transport modes to commute around Jaisalmer?

    Here are some of the best public transport modes to commute around Jaisalmer:

    1. Auto Rickshaws and Rental Cabs: These happen to be the readily available mode of transport in the city to carry you from one place to another within the city limits.

    2. City Transport Buses: You can also travel from one place to another by city buses that ply in between every important destination at regular intervals.
  16. What are the famous places for a desert safari in Jaisalmer?

    1. Sam Sand Dunes: Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer is considered to be one the most famous places for a desert safari experience. The sand dunes not only offer thrilling adventure experiences but they also offer the best ever accommodation in luxury campsites to the visitors. You will find some of the best campsites in Jaisalmer at the Sam Sand Dunes to give you an authentic Rajasthani experience.

    2. Khuri Village & Sand Dunes: 
    Located about 45 km to the south west of Jaisalmer, this is a place to experience a peaceful delight of the desert. You can experience the yellow sand dunes at night indulging in various desert safaris on jeeps and camels. Visiting this place, one would definitely get to see and experience the genuine dynamic hues and warm cordiality of Jaisalmer.
  17. What are the famous camping sites in Jaisalmer?

    1. Royal Desert Camp: Royal Desert Camp happens to be one of its kind desert camps in Rajasthan that offers the best ever luxurious accommodation to you and your loved ones. You will surely be able to spend some amazing time here enjoying the cultural performances and relishing authentic rajasthani food.

    2. The Serai Camp: 
    It is one of the most extravagantly designed desert camps in Jaisalmer that is spread over an area of about 100 acres. You will be offered lavish accommodations to stay and enjoy the best of cultural performances.

    3. Rajasthan Desert Safari Camp: 
    Rajasthan Desert Safari Camps nestles in the middle of the beautiful Thar Desert offering luxurious stays to the guests with all sorts of modern and state of art amenities in a tranquil setting.

    4. Winds Desert Camp: 
    Winds desert camp is one of the best campsites to stay in Jaisalmer that offers you a calm and peaceful accommodation with its minimalistic designed tents.
  18. Where can one enjoy a camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    1. Sam Sand dunes: It is one of the most loved camel safari hotspots in Jaisalmer that not only offers once in a lifetime safari experiences over the dunes but also provides the guests with a luxurious stay and some mouthwatering delicacies.

    2. Khuri village: 
    Khuri Sand Dunes is yet another place in Jaisalmer that offers an amazing safari experience to the guests in a rustic style. Visiting this place, you would be able to taste some of the authentic Rajasthani Cuisines.

    3. Desert National Park: 
    It is a place that has got all sorts of uniqueness. It not only takes you close to a wide range of wildlife animals but it also offers you a camel safari experience through the sandy terrains of Thar Desert.
  19. Which are the famous forts in Jaisalmer?

    1. Jaisalmer Fort: Jaisalmer Fort happens to be one of the most loved heritage sites in the city that was constructed in the year 1156 AD by Raja Jaisal. It is one of the largest forts in the world that is made of golden and yellow mixed sandstones. Visiting this fort, you will be stunned by the amazing Rajasthani Architecture.

    2. Khaba Fort: 
    Khaba Fort happens to be a fascinating and spooky fort located in Jaisalmer that was once upon a time inhabited by the Paliwal Brahmins. The fort still has ruins of about 80 families for a period of more than 200 years. Khaba fort is often visited by tourists visiting the heritage rich Kuldhara Village.
  20. Which are the best heritage sites in Jaisalmer?

    1. Bada Bagh: Bada Bagh is a huge garden that was constructed in the 16th century by Maharawal Jait Singh and his son Lunakaran. The garden has served as one of the important memortails for a number of nobles and their families. You will be able to sight some of the wonderful views of the sun at the time of sunrise and sunset.

    2. Patwon-Ki-Haveli: 
    Patwon Ki Haveli was constructed by a famous trader Guman Chand and his sons. It is a five storied construction that has intricately decorated suites. You will come across the artistic walls made of yellow sandstones. The grandeur and architecture of the monument adds to the cultural heritage of the Jaisalmer.

    3. The Thar Heritage Museum: 
    Located at the main market of Jaisalmer, this museum presents you the best ever passage of through the Indian history, culture, art and architecture of the famous Thar Desert. You would be able to sight the age-old sea fossils, unique ornaments, ancient manuscripts, ships of the desert, documents, coins of Jaisalmer, and weapons.

    4. Nathmal-ki-Haveli: 
    Nathmal Ki Haveli happens to be constrcuted by two Muslim brothers on the order of the then prime minster. The haveli features extraordinary outdoor carvings and beautiful interior decors.

    You will come across some of the amazing paintings on the interior walls of the haveli and all sorts of modern facilities. The haveli can be considered to be a perfect blend of Islamic and Rajputana Architecture.
  21. Which are the famous places for shopping at Jaisalmer?

    1. Sadar Bazaar: Sadar bazaar in Jaisalmer is one of the most sought after shopping destinations as it deals with everything from dupattas to mirror work, gem jewellery, leather items, wooden stuff, and shawls. You can get things at wholesale prices here.

    2. Khadi Gramodyog Bhawan: 
    Located in Seema gram, this place is known for its artefact and handicraft centre. The major attraction of this place is its clothing and hand woven khadi materials. You will get all the things at reasonable pricing as it is a government owned centre.

    3. Sonaron Ka Baas: 
    This marketplace in Jaisalmer embraces all kinds of lapidaries. You will come across a wide range of street jewellery that is completely unique and exceptional.

    4. Manak Chowk: 
    It is one of the oldest markets in Rajasthan that happens to be a part of the age old heritage. The market is relevant since the medieval times and deals with a wide range of antiques and artefacts at a very reasonable price. You will get the best jewellery, Rajasthani dresses and leather goods here.

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