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Jaisalmer - Holiday Tour Packages
Like sand castles that withstood the test of time, the fort of Jaisalmer live up to its name as the Golden Fort (Sonar Qila), especially when the sun shines on it. Combine that with the sand dunes in the vast arid landscape of the Thar Dessert and Jaisalmer will take you to a time and place when the modern world is nothing but a distant memory. It is one holiday destination where you can dare to forget the rest of the world and literally dig your toes in the sand. But not all sightseeing & activities in this place will be hot and sandy.
Places to visit in Jaisalmer
If you were to choose just one place to visit in Jaisalmer, you should travel to the Jaisalmer Fort, a living fortress with over 3000 residents safely ensconced within the walls. Along the narrow winding lanes are houses, temples, guesthouses, restaurants, and handicraft shops. It is a city within a fortress, with four massive gates that are accessible from different points. And in the heart of the city is Dashera Chowk, a square where plenty of action happens. Aside from the Jaisalmer Fort, you can also check out Ghadsisar, a rainwater lake, a Jain Temple, Suryagarh, and many others. Wherever you choose to go, you will find something exciting to see and do.
Things to do in Jaisalmer
- Travel off the beaten track on a less conventional mode of transportation – a camel. Not a 4-wheel drive, but a four-legged dependable animal.
- Spend a day in the Golden Fort and experience every part and aspect of the culture and lifestyle that you come across within the walls.
- Go birdwatching at the Gadsisar Lake, while observing the pilgrims at the same time.
- Explore Diwan Nath Mahal ki Haveli and its impressive structure, miniatures and parade of modern cars and fans. The epitome of mixing old with the new.
- Sign up for tours that let you get the most of the many things to do, see, and experience in Jaisalmer.
Top attractions in Jaisalmer
- Patwon ki Haveli - Considered one of the most important havelis or private mansion, Patwon ki Haveli is the first to be ever built in Jaisalmer and it consists of five other havelis, making it the biggest of all the havelis. The magnificent structure of each mansion make the entire area an architectural marvel that will leave you in awe the first time you see it and long after you have gone home. One of the havelis in Patwon ki Haveli has been turned into a government museum.
- Raj Mahal - This is where you can experience culture in a luxurious ambience. Built in the heart of Raj Mahal is a 7-storey building built by an Englishman. The design and structure is fit for royalty and taking a walk along its halls will make you feel like the Rajas of the past – held in high esteem and living in great luxury.
Jaisalmer holiday packages
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