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Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

Situated amid picturesque Thar Desert, the Jaisalmer city commands premiere position among the tourist attractions scattered all over Rajasthan. The golden city of "Jaisalmer" lies deep in the heart of Thar Desert bordering Pakistan in the west of Rajasthan. This enthralling city has been labeled as the "Golden City" because of the honey colour that bestowed on its stone bastion by the posing sun. The Jaisalmer City portrays the picture of massive forts, romantic palaces, magnificent havelis and exquisite temples that bask in the glory of setting sun. Most importantly the vision describes the thirsty desert and imperial fort, that can sheer you down with the magic of haze in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer. This elegant fort is impressive enough to brush you with the lost memories of Arabian Nights. The Jaisalmer city is revered both by Indian as well as foreign tourists. Who would have dreamt in such a vast sand oasis a castle worthy of an ancient throne, such an art in carven work of stone? It is like straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The name Jaisalmer induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain not withstanding the warmth and color of people is simply over whelming.

How to Reach Jaisalmer

Airways :Jodhpur Airport, 300 km is the nearest airport to Jaisalmer, it has excellent airbase networks with the major cities of India like Jaipur, Delhi and Mumbai, from where the tourists can hire taxis or take express deluxe buses to reach Jaisalmer.

Railways :Jaisalmer railway station is well connected to the major cities of India. There are regular trains from Jodhpur, Jaipur, Delhi, Alwar that connects Jaisalmer with in a span of few hours. The tourist can take DEE-JSM Express from Delhi's Sarai Rohilla Station, leaves Delhi around 6 pm and arrives Jaisalmer around 12.45 pm.

Roadways :Jaisalmer is well linked to the national high way No.15, linking Pathankot via Amritsar via Bathinda via Ganganagar via Bikaner via Jaisalmer via Barmer via Samakhiali (near Kandla). Some important distnaces from Jaisalmer are Ajmer 439 km, Jaipur 570 km, Delhi 793 km, Agra 802 km, Mumbai 1140 km.


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