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Fast Facts
Fast Facts

It is located in the state of Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is marked by arid climatic condition.

Did You Know
Did You Know

Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City.

Must Do
Must Do

Sightseeing, dining


Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City is located in the state of Rajasthan. This desert city is situated in the center of the Thar Desert. This town is the administrative headquarters of the District of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer stands on the landscape of the yellowish sandstone ridge. The aridity is the major feature of this town.

Climate of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is marked by arid climatic condition. The typical desert climate is experienced in this city. The summers remain very hot and the sun shines bright overhead. April to August is the summer season. The winter remains relatively pleasant and is the ideal time for the travelers to visit this city. The winter sets in during mid November and continues till the end of February.

Transportation in Jaisalmer

If you wish to arrive Jaisalmer by air, you can avail the Jodhpur Airport or the Udaipur Airport. From these places, you can take buses or cars to reach Jaisalmer. You can reach Jaisalmer by railways as well. It has a broad gauge railway station that connects at Jodhpur. The luxury train the Palace on Wheels also has a stop at the city of Jaisalmer. You can avail cars, buses or taxis from other cities of the state to reach the desert city of Jaisalmer.

Tourist Attractions in Jaisalmer

Tourism in Jaisalmer has thrived over the years. There are numerous monumental wonders and imposing edifices, which are worth visiting in Jaisalmer. The mud fortresses and the walled fort add to the beauty of the city. The tourists can see the camel safaris and can visit the Thar Desert. Some of the major attractions of Jaisalmer are the following:

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Patwon ki haveli
  • Salim Singh ki haveli
  • Nathmalji ki haveli
  • Desert Culture Centre & Museum
  • Jaisalmer Folklore Museum
  • Government Museum
  • Gadsisar Lake

You can also visit Bhattiani Sati Rani, Bada Bagh, Amar Sagar, Lodhruva, Mool Sagar, Kuldhara, Desert National Park, Sam sand dunes, Khuri village, Akal Wood fossil Park and Bhaniyana near Jaisalmer.

Hotels in Jaisalmer

Shahi Palace Hotel, Hotel Rangmahal, Killa Bhawan and Fifu Guest House are the major hotels, which are located in this city. You can choose from these hotels that meet your requirements. These hotels offer all comfort and world class facilities and services. Coming to Jaisalmer, you will never find any dearth of hotels.

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