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5 Top Attractions to Visit in Jaisalmer

5 Top Attractions to Visit in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is popularly known as the “Golden City of India” and is named after “Rawal Jaisal” the founder and ruler of Jaisalmer. A Plethora of tourist attractions made this place a haven for globetrotters and adventure seekers. It is widely popular among tourists due to its mesmerizing lakes, golden sand deserts, ancient temples, and grand palaces. There are many adventure activities like Parasailing, paragliding, quad biking, dunes bashing, and camping for adventure seekers. You can enjoy the” Arabian nights” here with vibrant magic and delicious cuisines. Winters are considered the best time to visit Jaisalmer. You can book the best Jaisalmer Hotels and enjoy your relaxing vacation here. 

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Kuldhara Village
  • Gadisar and Amar Sagar Lake
  • Desert Safari
  • National War Museum & Indo-Pak Border

  1. Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is popularly known as “Sonar Qila” nestled beautifully in the sands of Thar desert built by Rao Jaisal the ruler of Jaisalmer. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, it is not just a fort that accommodates temples, houses, markets, and much more. Due to its triangular shape, it was named “Trikut Garh” in the starting. You can witness and experience the pride & glory of one of the majestic forts of Rajasthan. Laxminath Shrine, Jain Temples, Raj Mahal, Merchant Havelis are some of the major tourist attractions on the premises of the fort. You can book hotels in Jaisalmer beforehand to experience such monuments. 

  1. Kuldhara Village

Kuldhara Village has situated around 18 km from Jaisalmer, popular as “Abandoned Village, Ghost Village, or Mystery Village”. It is one of the intriguing and interesting tourist attractions that shouldn’t be missed. From the past few centuries, there is no signs of human activity and life it comes under the Haunted places of Rajasthan. According to the legends and myths, the people left the village overnight altogether which makes this place deserted and mysterious. October to March is considered the best time to visit Kuldhara village. You can book the best hotels in Jaisalmer and then book a tour of this village. 

  1. Gadisar and Amar Sagar Lake

Gadisar and Amar Sagar lakes are the oases in the heart of the desert. Amar Sagar lake is constructed by Maharawal Akhai Singh and is located near the palace of Amar Palace. During ancient times Gadisar lake was the only major source of water for the city. Gadisar Lake is constructed by Maharaja Gadsi Singh in 1400 AD. You can seek peace and solace here away from the chaos of the city. You can enjoy a boat ride and watch the different flocks of birds here during the winters. 

  1. Desert Safari

One can’t miss the desert safari in Sam Sand Dunes at Jaisalmer. When the sunrise in the morning, the golden sand seems magical and the sunset turns out to be one of the mesmerizing things to experience here. You can stay at one of the many desserts that are situated here and experience the various adventure activities. Camel riding, Quad biking, Parasailing, Dune bashing, and Camping are various adventure activities that should be enjoyed and experienced by you. November to March is the best suitable time for the Desert Safari in Jaisalmer. 

  1. National War Museum & Indo-Pak Border

The Indian Army builds a historic war museum in Jaisalmer which is one of its kind. This war museum mainly covers the detailing of the 1965 Indo-Pak battle and the 1971 Loungewala battle. It is to inherit the valor and pride of soldiers during wars. You can visit or walk around the Indo-Pak border in Jaisalmer. It is one of the most exciting and exotic things to do in Jaisalmer. 

For your travel and accommodation, book the best hotels in Jaisalmer with us at HotelDekho and enjoy your vacations. 

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