A World Heritage Site, ‘the golden city’ of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a city located in the Thar Desert. Famous for conjuring Arabian nights fable like ambience, Jaisalmer is a place one cannot miss when visiting Rajasthan. Forts, camels and colourful people make this place a great spot to experience the desert life and the Rajasthani culture.
Of the many things that one can do in Jaisalmer, a tour of the Jaisalmer fort should be included in your Rajasthan tour itinerary. The mighty sandstone fort is one of the very few living forts in the world. It houses numerous hotels, temples, handicraft stores, restaurant and the Maharaja’s palace. Next on your Rajasthan tour itinerary should be the Havelis. Jaisalmer has plenty of Havelis that one can visit, the biggest and the most popular one among them being the Patwa Haveli. Salim Singh Haveli and Nathmal Haveli are two more Havelis that are worth visiting. One of the most popular activities in Jaisalmer is going on Camel Safari. This gives you an opportunity to experience the rural desert life of India as well as meet with people with vivacious rural folks. For those who seek to explore and experience the desert thoroughly, can choose to go on long camel safaris that can last up to 30 days. Another top tourist attraction in Jaisalmer is the Gadsisar Lake, an artificial reservoir where you can go boating and visit tiny temples and shrines. Finally to make sure you don’t miss out on anything make sure you visit the museums and Cultural hot spots like the Thar heritage museum and The Jaisalmer War museum.
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