Category: JAISALMER

CAMEL SAFARI - JAISALMER

CAMEL SAFARI – JAISALMER

Get off the beaten track and see Rajasthan in the best way possible – via the ship of the desert, the camel. There are plenty of reliable safari tour operators to choose from. You can take a one-day tour or...

THE DUNES OF JAISALMER

HAVE YOUR OWN SAND STORY @ THE DUNES OF JAISALMER

Away from the urban chaos and at the heart of the sprawling Thar Desert, experience Rajasthan in its true essence. Camping under the sparkling skies of Rajasthan, treats you to the celestial wonders. Feel the warm sand under your feet...

DESERT FESTIVAL - JAISALMER

DESERT FESTIVAL – JAISALMER

Organised by the Department of Tourism around January-February, the Desert Festival is the best place to enjoy rich and colourful Rajasthani folk culture. The high points of the festival are puppeteers, acrobats, camel races, camel polo, folk dances, etc.

KULDHARA - JAISALMER

KULDHARA – JAISALMER

84 medieval villages were abandoned by the Paliwal Brahmins overnight. The two most prominent of them are Kuldhara and Khabha, located about 18 and 30 kilometres respectively from the southwest of Jaisalmer. The ruins of Kuldhara and Khabha are fine...

DESERT NATIONAL PARK - JAISALMER

DESERT NATIONAL PARK – JAISALMER

The Desert National Park displays the best of the Thar desert’s ecosystem and its varied wildlife. The Park is formed of undulating sand dunes, jagged rocks, dense salt lake bottoms and inter-medial areas. Various species of animals such as black...

BADA BAGH - JAISALMER

BADA BAGH – JAISALMER

About 6 kilometres to the north of Jaisalmer lies Bada Bagh, also called Barabagh (literally Big Garden). This garden complex houses chhatris or royal cenotaphs of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer state, including that of Jai Singh II. The location of...

GADISAR LAKE - JAISALMER

GADISAR LAKE – JAISALMER

Gadisar Lake was constructed in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi Singh to meet the water needs of his arid lands. Considering its importance, many small temples and shrines were constructed around it, transforming it into a pilgrimage centre and...

JAIN TEMPLES OF JAISALMER

JAIN TEMPLES OF JAISALMER

The Jain Temples located inside the Jaisalmer Fort date back to the 12th and 15th centuries. The temples are dedicated to Rikhabdevji and Shambhavdevji, famous Jain hermits known as ‘Tirthankars’ (wise teachers who taught people how to attain nirvana). Like...

MANDIR PALACE - JAISALMER

MANDIR PALACE – JAISALMER

The five-storeyed majesty of the Badal Mahal (Cloud Palace) is further enhanced by its pagoda-like Tazia Tower. Each floor of the palace has an intricately carved balcony. The Badal Palace owes its beauty to the skills of Muslim craftsmen who...

PATWON KI HAVELI - Jaisalmer

PATWON KI HAVELI – Jaisalmer

Among the largest and the most elaborately carved havelis in Jaisalmer, this five-storey structure sits proudly in a narrow street. While the haveli has lost some of its early glory, a few paintings and mirror work art can still be...

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