The medieval desert town of Jaisalmer is a lesson in human determination over the vagaries of nature. As such the terrain would have been uninhabitable but the undaunted. Spirit of the local people has enabled them not only to live but also to thrive in the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer was an important city on the caravan routes that crossed the Thar Desert, laden with silk and spices. Even today retains an ambience of royalty and romance. The magnificent Golden Fort of is a grand sight in amber-coloured sandstone.


Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort

Travel the huge fort that stands at a height of 100 meters and houses a citadel within it. These include the Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol, Bhoota Pol and the Hava Pol. Just outside the Fort lies the main market place called Manek Chowk. If you walk ahead from Manek Chowk, you enter the lanes where you can see some amazing architecture in the form of intricately carved Havelis


Jain Temples

Worked inside the Jaisalmer Fort between the twelfth and fifteenth hundreds of years. This gathering of Jain temples is committed to Rikhabdevji and Sambhavnath Ji. The sanctuary, the complex is a well-loaded library called Gyan Bhandar. The library houses some extremely old compositions having a place with the Indian legacy


Gadisar Sagar Tank

The tank used to supply water to the city of Jaisalmer. In winter, a wide variety of water birds flock. He felt it would not be appropriate for him to pass from under it, which he would have to do to get to the tank. Very cleverly she added a Krishna temple on top of the gate so that the king could not tear it down.



The ancient capital of the Bhatti Rajputs, before. Jaisalmer was founded by Rawal Jaiswal in 1156 A.D., Lodurva is a heritage destination, about 15 Km from Jaisalmer. The Jain temples at Lodurva are an important pilgrimage site for followers of Jainism.


Sand dunes

At Jaisalmer, you can see the stark and beautiful landscape of the Thar Desert. Sam and Khuri are two destinations near Jaisalmer where you can see sand dunes extending as far as the eye can see. The sunset over the sand dunes is truly breathtaking.


Camel safaris

Jaisalmer is famous for its camel safaris. The sand dunes at Sam and the oasis at Khuri near Jaisalmer. You can ride a camel and imagine you’re a king surveying your kingdom or the leader of a caravan on an exciting journey of adventure.


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