JAISALMER

  Rajasthan | India

Overview

The beautiful city of Jaisalmer is named after Maharaja Jaisal Singh, and is one of the most popular places in Rajasthan. Located in the expansive Thar desert, the city is known for its rich heritage, traditions, and culture and exhilarating adventure sports, fascinating safaris, and camping. Opt for an Odigos guide to make the most of your stay.

How to Reach Jaisalmer

To reach Jaisalmer by air one would have to land at the Jodhpur Airport, located some 300 km away from Jaisalmer. It is the nearest airport to the desert land and tourists can then hire cabs to reach Jaisalmer. The city is well connected with a wide network of trains covering most of the locations nearby. Some of the popular trains are Delhi Jaisalmer Express, Jodhpur Jaisalmer Express, Howrah Jaisalmer Express and Lalgarh Jaisalmer Special. If you intend on driving down to Jaisalmer from Delhi, make sure that you break your journey in Jaipur or Ajmer. Inter-state buses run from Jaipur to Jaisalmer frequently but there aren’t any direct buses from Delhi to Jaisalmer since the distance is close to 800 km.

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More On Jaisalmer

Unique in its beauty and undaunted in its spirit to keep us alive and kicking, this beautiful city stands tall and proud displaying the magic of Rajasthani culture. On your visit here, do check out the Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmal Ki Haveli and Salim Singh Ki Havel. If you enjoy adventure sports you can indulge in Desert camping, desert safari, paragliding and much more
Jaisalmer’s cuisine mirrors the richness in their culture and their closeness to the desert. Home to some of the most delicious dishes that you won’t find anywhere in India this place has given birth to loads of eateries offering various delicacies on the streets of Jaisalmer. The top dishes to enjoy in this desert heaven are Murgh-E-Subz, Ker Sangria, Kadi Pakora, Bhanonaloo, Mutton Saag, Masala Raita, Dal Bati Choorma, Panchadhari Laddoos, Poha, Jalebi, Kachori and the famous Ghotua.
The Golden city can be covered auto rickshaws which is the most preferred alternative, especially in congested areas. Since there are There are plenty of monuments located near alleys bicycles are other commonly used transportation and come handy to avoid any bottlenecks. There are many spots like the Gandhi Chowk where you can get bicycles on rent at (₹5-30 per hour/day). You can also opt for government-operated or private taxis but they are relatively more expensive as compared to private site seeing buses.

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Yo Tours


Maharashtra Pune India

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Harish Giri


Rajasthan Jaisalmer India

• Speaks Hindi & English