Jaisalmer


The golden city of Jaisalmer, on the edge of the Thar Desert is an extremely splendid city of Rajasthan. Witness the sweeping desert that adds a further adventurous sheen to the mystic city of Jaisalmer whose barren desert landscape makes Jaisalmer a very unique place to visit.

Named after it founding ruler, Rawal Jaisala, the city of Jaisalmer is encircled by thick sandstone walls. Legend has it that Lord Krishna had predicted that a descendant of the Yadav clan would establish a formidable kingdom atop the Trikuta Hill in Jaisalmer. True to his words, Rawal Jaisal established his kingdom on this very hill in 1156 AD.

The desert is the foremost tourist attraction of Jaisalmer. Apart from that, the forts, palaces and the mansions of Jaisalmer are the other places of interest. Explore the Jaisalmer Fort, the Patwon- ki- Haveli and Salim Singh - ki- Haveli at leisure during your tour to Jaisalmer with us.

Tourism in Jaisalmer has also grown by leaps and bounds due to its famed embroidery, mirror work, traditional rugs, blankets, antiques and intricate old stonework that makes the tourists absolutely delighted and spellbound. Though the airport at Jaisalmer, managed by the Indian Air Force, is operational only from September to March, the city is easily accessible via roadways and railways. While a direct train connects Jaisalmer to Jodhpur and the luxury Pink City Express has Jaisalmer as one of its stops, there are a number of buses that ply from Jaisalmer to Bikaner, Jaipur, Udaipur, Barmer and Delhi to and fro.



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