Jaisalmer is an exotic city in the midst of the desert of Rajasthan. In the recent times, it has been attracting millions of tourists from the domestic and the international fronts simply because of its awe inspiring tourist attractions. The tour enthusiasts visit Jaisalmer to soak in the feeling of the royal heritage of the city and to enjoy some night outs in the star lit sky in the Sam Sand Dunes.
If you are planning for a quick trip to Jaisalmer, here are some factors that you would want to be aware of and would also like to mention that this post is contributed by Mr Singh from Chetram Voyages who offer amazing family holiday experience with their rajasthan tour packages from jaipur.
Places to see in Jaisalmer
When you are in Jaisalmer, you simply cannot miss out on the sheer magic of the Jaisalmer Fort which is also known as the Sonar Quilla locally. The fort stands at 100 meters tall over the city and there are several temples and palaces within the fort boundaries. Apart from the must visit Jaisalmer Fort, you should also keep the Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Nathmal ji ki Haveli, Gadissar lake, Tazia Tower and of course the Sam sand dunes in your travel itinerary in Jaisalmer.
Accommodations in Jaisalmer
Since Jaisalmer is a tourist destination, there are ample accommodations available in the city for all kinds of budgets. You can stay put at budget hotels like hotel Jaisal Palace or you can also choose a luxury accommodation like Fort Rajwada for your stay. If you visit the city during the tourist season, it is recommended that you make prior bookings for your accommodation so as to avoid disappointment.
Adventures to participate in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is a desert city and is also considered as the gateway to the Great Indian Desert, Thar. So when you are in Jaisalmer, it is imperative to say that you should make it a point to spend a day and a night out in the desert, more precisely at the Sam sand dunes.
There are several desert camps on the boundaries of the Sam sand dunes. Depending on your budget and the package, choose a luxurious desert camp site for your stay and choose the camel safari in the desert. If you are not comfortable about riding a camel, you can also go for the jeep safari in the desert. Opting for either the camel safari or the jeep safari in the desert will allow you to explore the desert and the life in the desert more closely. Or just buy a complete comfortable Jodhpur Jaisalmer holiday tour package which will cost around $400.
Choose your desert camp site carefully. Most of these desert camps offer luxurious accommodation facilities along with all contemporary amenities. You can go for the desert safari on a camel back in the morning and enjoy the evening after the sunset next to the bon fire that is arranged in front of the desert camp site. You can also enjoy the beautiful Rajasthani folk music and melodies like the traditional Kalbelia songs by the local desert tribes along with sumptuous food to accompany you underneath the open sky. It is needless to say that the experience is one of its kinds and you will cherish the memories of your Jaisalmer trip all lifelong.