Jaisalmer Vacations - India Vacation Packages
Unveil the magic of Jaisalmer, studded with tranquil lakes, sacred shrines, forts and stately havelis during Jaisalmer vacations. Explore the adventure world & enjoy lot more exciting activities in Jaisalmer vacations.
Jaisalmer is one of the most popular and exclusive
cities in Rajasthan. It was founded by Rawal Jaisal in the year 1156. The
city, on its west has Pakistan, Bikaner in south and the eastern part
bordered by Jodhpur. The climate is dry and hot, the typical of desert
Jaisalmer is a city of forts and havelis built by the wealthy merchants to
flaunt their distinct position. Most of these beautiful havelis are built
out of yellow sandstone, giving Jaisalmer, the name 'Golden City'. The camel
safaris are an irresistible charm in exploring the vibrancy, life and colors
of the Thar desert and its remarkable sand dunes. It also offers an exciting
sight of the city as it turns golden brown during the sunset. These camel
safaris also offer the exquisite visit to Sam, the famous tourist attraction
that has a remarkable stretch of sweeping sand dunes.
The perfect time to visit the golden city is between October and Februrary.
It is during this time that the Desert Festival is held every year and the
city rejoices to the melodious rhythms. Colorful folk dances, vibrant craft
bazaars, exciting cultural programes and contests, camel races, sound and
light spectacle. The most interesting places to visit are: Jaisalmer Fort,
Jain Temple, Tazia Tower, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Gadsisar
Sagar Tank, Bara Bagh, Jaisalmer Culture Center and the Desert National