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Jaisalmer Heritage Walking Tour

3 Hours

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$16.95
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Jaisalmer Camel Safari Tour icon
Jaisalmer Camel Safari Tour

7 Hours

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$33.85
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Jaisalmer Early Morning Jain Temples Tour icon
Jaisalmer Early Morning Jain Temples Tour

4 Hours

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$26.59
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Know More about Jaisalmer

Best time to visit:

FEB

Desert Festival

Jaisalmer is a city in Rajasthan located west of Jaipur. Because of its sandstone architecture, including ‎the iconic Jaisalmer Fort, it is frequently referred to as "The Golden City."‎

To the uninitiated, the Jaisalmer Fort consists of a royal palace and various temples that are elaborately ‎carved in sandstone. Tourists could also visit the Patwon Ki Haveli, another elaborately carved 19th-‎century mansion in the vicinity, and the Thar Heritage Museum to discover more about Jaisalmer!‎

Best time to visit:

FEB

Desert Festival

JAN - JUN

34°C / 19°C

JUL - DEC

35°C / 21°C

Indian Rupee

Indian Rupee

1 USD = ~79.23 INR

GMT +05:30

5.5 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

The must-see attractions in Jaisalmer are Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisar Lake, Desert National Park, The Thar Heritage Museum, and Baari haveli.

Gyan Bhandar, tucked away in a tiny underground chamber beneath the Sambhavanath Temple in the Jaisalmer Fort, Maasa Miniature Art, Akal Wood Fossil Park, Longewala Checkpost and Artists' Colony.

A regular/eVisa is required for travel to India, in addition to a valid passport. Only those groups who are exempted by bilateral agreements may travel without a visa.

Ideally 2 nights and 3 days are sufficient for jaisalmer,but it is purely a matter of choice. The things you want to do might require little more time, so 3 nights should be adequate.

From the sumptuous Rajasthani thali to curious dishes like gulab jamun ki sabzi and meaty delights like laal mas, Jaisalmer is truly a food lovers' paradise. And then you have the famous kachoris and pani patasa, makhaniya lassi and sweet meats like ghevar and malpua to tickle your taste buds.

Auto rickshaws, Local Taxis/Cabs are the most readily available mode of transport in Jaislamer. Bicycles are also available for hiring on an hourly/daily basis, which is a good way to tour the Golden City.

The best time to visit Jaisalmer is between October and March, when the temperature in this culture-rich place is between 10°c to 27°c. Being a desert city, winter is the best season to visit Jaisalmer as the sun is perfect for all the sightseeing that the place is famous for.