aisalmer is dubbed as the Golden City of the state of Rajasthan. Lying in the center of Great Indian Desert, Jaisalmer is famous for yellowish sandstone. Atop the yellowish sandstone is tucked a magnificent ancient fort. The natural beauty of the ochre city of Jaisalmer coupled with its numerous tourist landmarks allure tourists from all over the world throughout the year. The improved transportation network made easier to reach this beautiful city of Rajasthan. Apart from busses and trains that run in this city, flights to Jaisalmer are also regularly operated.
Founded by Rao Jaisal, the word Jaisalmer means,'Hill Fort of Jaisalmer'. Known for the beauty of yellow sand, Jaisalmer is a principal city of the state of Rajasthan. While on a tour to Jaisalmer, the touriss can go for excursions, participating in festivals, exploring the major shopping area, sightseeing tours and many more.
Jaisalmer is the terminus of a railway branch of Broad gauge that connects the city with Jodhpur. Other than this, tourist can opt for Jaisalmer flights.
The airport of Jaisalmer is located 5 km from the city proper. Daily flights from Jaisalmer connect other various important cities of Rajasthan, like Jodhpur and Jaipur. The different flights in Jaisalmer also connect to New Delhi, the capital city of India.
The ideal time to tour and travel to Jaisalmer is from after the months September to March. Those interested to make a tour of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan after the end of March and before the beginning of September then the tourists must choose the route via the city of Jodhpur. Though the Jodhpur airport is located 285 km from the city of Jaisalmer, traveling via Jodhpur is a more viable option. This is because tourists can avail the airport throughout the year.
The Jaisalmer airport is operated and managed by Indian Air Force. The airport is operated from the month of September to the month of March.