Jaisalmer- the Golden Oasis of Thar!

Khamma Ghani (Greetings) from Jaisalmer, India’s golden sapphire- The Golden City of Rajasthan!
Homed in the lap of the majestic Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is no less than a surreal masterpiece.
At the heart of Jaisalmer stands an awe-inspiring, still-inhabited fortress which in and of itself is a hotspot of Jaisalmer tourism.
But that’s just a fraction of your Jaisalmer adventure!
How about unravelling the mysteries of the desert on a camelback?
Well, if you think Jaisalmer is all about its historic forts and mighty desert- you are mistaken!
Discover the hidden treasures, relish the luxurious experiences, and unearth the true essence of the Golden City of Rajasthan- Jaisalmer!

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Jaisalmer Fort (The Golden Odyssey)

1.In the heart of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, the timeless forts are a testament to the region’s rich heritage. Among these, the Jaisalmer Fort, also known as the Golden Fort of Jaisalmer, emerges like a magnificent sandcastle from the Thar, showcasing the mystical allure of Rajasthan architecture!

Fun fact: Jaisalmer Fort is a unique marvel, counted among the last “living forts” in the world. Remarkably over a quarter of the original population still calls this Golden Fort of Rajasthan their home.

Jaisalmer Fort goes beyond just history and culture; it offers a personalized opportunity for a Jaisalmer luxury stay for your pampered self!


Immerse yourself in the comforts of this ethereal yellow-sandstone Fort and you will understand why its an absolute must-visit in the enchanting land of Marwar! .

Jain Temples (Spiritual Splendour)

2.The Golden City of Jaisalmer boasts not its claim-to-fame Golden Fort but also a spiritual cornucopia of Jain Temples- redefining spirituality in a marvellous fashion. The Jain Temples in Jaisalmer are a crown jewel of the city’s heritage and have been enticing travellers with its winsome architecture.

Jaisalmer Jain Temples are an ode to the city’s religious diversity and its commitment to preserve its roots.
Take a step inside these timeless marvels- be teleported to the 15th Century right away!

Bask in the spiritual aura that echoes in these temples; Capture it all in your journal- Whatever you do, do yourself this favour!

Patwon-Ki-Haveli (Inaugural Haveli of Jaisalmer)

3.On your Jaisalmer luxury tour, Patwon-Ki-Haveli is an absolute must-visit if you are seeking a slice of rich heritage!

Fun Fact: Patwon-Ki-Haveli is Jaisalmer’s first ever haveli crafted in golden sandstone. History at its finest, you see?

This enchanting haveli, easily, stands as one of the crown jewels of your Rajasthan tour guide!
How so?
Featuring a set of 5 houses teaming up to form this colossal manor, lavishly carved wooden ceilings, airy courtyards, and 60 balconies, each carved distinctively make it a masterpiece!
Patwon-Ki-Haveli encapsulates the very essence of Jaisalmer’s craftsmanship- a pristine touch to the City of Gold!

Gadisar Lake (Sail your Sails)

Are you an ornithophile?
If yes, right away add the serene Gadisar Lake to your Jaisalmer itinerary!

If you are visiting during winter, keep an eye out for migratory birds, and make sure to keep your cameras handy! Drawing spectators globewide, this enthralling Lake of Jaisalmer stands as one of the most picturesque bodies of water. Nestled on the outskirts of the city, this serene retreat is perfect for peace seekers.
Do carry a pen and paper- Gadisar Lake Jaisalmer will churn the poet inside of you!

Sam Sand Dunes (Golden Desert beckons adventure)

To come to Thar and not go desert glamping is a sin!

The Sam Sand Dunes, located in the heart of the iconic Thar, are a natural splendour and a perfect resort for Jaisalmer desert camp!
For the pampered you, dunes desert camp sports thrill and luxury- basically, the best of both worlds tailored to your desires!
To feel the desert, how about a special Jaisalmer Desert Safari?
Exploring on a camel-back, this is the best Rajasthan adventure you need!

As the sun descends the golden horizon, Sam Dunes Jaisalmer are hued in a different hue altogether! Folk performances, traditional music, and dance, often accompanied by a blazing bonfire, create an awe-inspiring aura under the starlit desert sky!
If this isn’t the experience-of-a-lifetime, we don’t know what is!

Tazia Tower (sky is the limit)

Your Jaisalmer luxury tour is just incomplete without a visit to the magnificent Tazia Tower of Jaisalmer.

Located within the enchanting Badal Palace Complex, the Tazia Tower is a splendid replica of the mausoleums of various Muslim Imams. Crafted by skilled Muslim artisans in 1886 AD, this towering structure boasts five intricately designed balconies, each carrying a stark historical narrative associated with the royal families that once called it home.
How fascinating is that?
Jaisalmer’s Tazia Tower stands as a testament to the city’s glorious past, where history and artistry converge to create an enchanting experience that calls upon you to cherish!

Kuldhara (feel the goosebumps)

Kuldhara is an abandoned Rajasthani village on the outskirts of Jaisalmer with its origin dating back to the 13th Century.

Why is Kuldhara Village abandoned?
Kuldhara was once a prosperous town inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins. Owing to a series of unfortunate events, all 85 villagers abandoned the region overnight, and ever since, there have been no signs of human dwelling. Before they left, though, they put a curse on the town; one will never be able to settle in the village thereafter.
If this isn’t enough to give goosebumps, we don’t know what is!

Claiming its place as one of the most haunted places in India, upon entering Kuldhara Jaisalmer a faint whisper of eerie melancholy is sure to ring in your ears.
An integral part of India’s collective treasure of folklores, Kuldhara abandoned village is an intriguing attraction for those fond of unravelling remnants of ancient forts and villages. Be ready to be welcomed by a spooky air that envelopes the hermit’s ruins!

Bazaars of Jaisalmer (a vibrant sojourn)

Rajasthan and its vibrant culture scintillate every part of Jaisalmer City. If you wish to capture the local spirit of Rangeelo Rajasthan, the local markets of the City of Gold scream its generation-old heritage. Where you can be one with the sense of Marwar fashion, the bazaars of Jaisalmer are a paradise for shopaholics and souvenir hunters!
Shop till you drop!

However distinctive your tastes be, Jaisalmer has something for all!

FAIRS OF JAISALMER

Festivals of Jaisalmer (Fun-Fest-Frolic)

is a three-day celebration organized by the Rajasthan tourism development corporation in the month of February. The Festival lets you take a dip into the sumptuous cultural heritage of Rajasthan, set in the backdrop of the expansive Thar dunes.
The commemoration casts a spell on the desert- during these days, Thar is adorned in color, zest, and glee! Cultural shows, processions, religious activities, and even bizarre competitions light up every soul!

GANGAUR FESTIVAL, JAISALMER

is an 18-day event celebrated with endless fervor and exhilaration. During the Gangaur Festival Jaisalmer, the Golden City shimmers in the sounds of merriment and frolic.
Trust us when we say this, the festive mood that prevails in the air adds just the amount of joy you were devoid of when you came to the City of Jaisalmer.
Every Festival in India is one-of-a-kind and one-of-a-sight! You are one fortunate soul if you can experience these during your stay in India! Make the most of it!

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