Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
Located 575 km from Jaipur and 780 km from New Delhi, Jaisalmer is one of the dominating tourist destinations in Rajasthan Tourism best known for its Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour options. Jaisalmer is also known as the Golden City situated right in the center of the great Indian desert Thar. Its nickname is because of the rich golden sand dunes and the rigidly guarding royal Jaisalmer Forts constructed with golden honey sandstone. If travelling in India or Rajasthan, Jaisalmer sightseeing tour is something that tourists undoubtedly include in their travel plans. This beautiful city was founded in 1156 AD and it acquired its name after the founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king. The literal meaning of Jaisalmer is ‘the hill fort of Jaisal’.
Being in the Thar Desert also offers its tourists to enjoy and experience the natural beauty of desert life. Travellers around the world are mostly fascinated by India’s asthenic richness, customs and traditions and Jaisalmer serves all of them on one plate. A Jaisalmer holiday is perfect for travellers who are looking for witness royalty, exotic Indian culture, dunes, and camels. Moreover, Lavish Havelis, Lagoons and many Jain places adorn the city of Jaisalmer. The offbeat desert safari on camel or jeep in the vastly spread-loaded adventure activities filled with Adrenaline rushing fun. Most of the Jaisalmer package includes tons of fun activities at the campsite like folk music and dance performance. The handicraft market of the city will take you back in timeline offering an unforgettable experience of Indian heritage and culture.
Most commonly visited Jaisalmer Sightseeing Places
Some of the many interesting and noteworthy tourist sites are homed in Jaisalmer including
1. Rustic Sam Sand Dune
2. Magnificent Golden Fort- the Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Killa) on Trikuta Hill
3. Exquisite Jain temples making
4. Beautiful Patwon ki Haveli
5. Badal Palace
6. Tazia Tower
7. Mesmerising Gadiyar Lake.
How to reach Jaisalmer:
Jaisalmer is one of the iconic cities of Rajasthan and draws both domestic and international visitors in a notable amount. Rajasthan’s proximity to Delhi attracts visitors to travel frequently from the capital for sightseeing tours in Jaisalmer. It is one of the most visited cities of Rajasthan that no tourist visiting India wants to miss. Delhi to Jaisalmer tour by cabs/bus is approximately take about 13 hours to cover 780 Km. Thus, a tourist visiting Delhi very
commonly prefer to include Jaisalmer sightseeing packages in their travel plan.
Jaisalmer has a well-maintained road network that connects the destination to the rest of the country. Various deluxe and AC buses are operated by Rajasthan Roadways and private companies connect Jaisalmer to Jaipur, Jaisalmer to Ahmedabad and many other cities. No direct bus connects Delhi and Jaisalmer but one can change buses at Jaipur and continue the journey further. From Jodhpur to Jaisalmer by road takes roughly 7 hrs.
4 trains directly connect Jaisalmer to Delhi, and the entire journey will take roughly 16 hrs. One can also take a luxury train “Palace on Wheels” to reach Jaisalmer from Delhi which will take 13 hours. Jaisalmer also has direct trains from Jodhpur and Jaipur. However, the best and the fastest mode of travelling from Delhi to Jaisalmer for sightseeing is by flight which will take approximately 1.30Hrs. The domestic airport of Jaisalmer is around 17kms from the main city. It connects most of the main Indian cities like Jaipur, Ahmedabad etc. with regular flights.
Jaisalmer sightseeing taxis available for travellers who can book cabs even from the Airport for reaching the different destinations in this mesmerizing city.
Best time for Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
Being located in the heart of The Great Thar Desert, Jaisalmer experiences severe dry and oppressive hotness in the summer months from April to June. The temperature during the day can reach up to 50 degree Celsius, even though
evenings have comparably low temperatures but the humidity still sustains. Thus, summer is not a favorable time for sightseeing and other tourist activities in Jaisalmer. In contrast to the summer, the monsoon season which lasts from July to September is a wise option to travel to Jaisalmer. The best time to plan a Jaisalmer sightseeing tour is the winter months from October through March. The night grows colder while the days are warm and frigid with
temperatures ranging from 20°C high to 5°C low. Every year in the month of February, a variety of events like folk dance and music, puppet show, camel race, acrobats and Mr. Desert is organized to attract tourists from around the globe.
Frequently Asked Questions
1.Why is Jaisalmer famous among tourists?
Jaisalmer is known for its palaces and forts, and rustic sand dunes.
2.How many days is sufficient for Delhi to Jaisalmer sightseeing and what will be its estimated cost?
Tour packages can be as short as 1 day to longer duration including other locations of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Udaipur, Pushkar etc. The minimum cost of a such package that includes accommodation, transportation, meals, guide, and activities charges generally up to INR 8000 per person.
3.How much is Delhi to Jaisalmer's taxi fare?
Delhi to Jaisalmer's one-way taxi fare starts from INR 12000. The overall distance covered will be around 780 Km so the charges of the taxies charges might differ depending upon the time and date of the tour.
4.How much does the Jaisalmer sightseeing package cost?
One Day Jaisalmer Sightseeing Trip by Cab cost around INR 2000- INR 3000.
5.How to book a cab from Delhi to Jaisalmer?
Delhi to Jaisalmer cab services are readily available, one can book an outstation cab through various online portals or by visiting various local cab service providers.