Jaisalmer Tour


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Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and a princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the "Golden City," it's distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort, a sprawling hilltop citadel buttressed by 99 bastions. Behind its massive walls stand the ornate Maharaja's Palace and intricately carved Jain temples.


Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort, nestled amid the golden sands of Thar Desert and steeped with rich past and heritage, is not just a fort but a mini-town with houses, temples, shops, and restaurants. Showcasing brilliant craftsmanship, it is one of the most renowned forts in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built in 1156, Jaisalmer Fort gets its name from the former Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal. More than three thousand people live within the fort walls with multiple entrance gates on the path up top, the last of which directs you to the popular public square named Dashera Chowk. Standing tall with an impressive height of 450 meters, the Fort offers a stunning panoramic view of Jaisalmer city dripped in yellow where most of the houses and complexes are built of yellow sandstone.

It was initially named 'Trikut Garh' since it was triangular in shape and also built over the Trikuta Hills. 'Sonar Kela'(Golden Fort) as it is locally referred houses almost quarter of Jaisalmer's population inside the complex. The roadside shops sell all kind of things, a volcano stone which can change the milk to solid curd being the most curious one.


Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort, nestled amid the golden sands of Thar Desert and steeped with rich past and heritage, is not just a fort but a mini-town with houses, temples, shops, and restaurants. Showcasing brilliant craftsmanship, it is one of the most renowned forts in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built in 1156, Jaisalmer Fort gets its name from the former Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal. More than three thousand people live within the fort walls with multiple entrance gates on the path up top, the last of which directs you to the popular public square named Dashera Chowk. Standing tall with an impressive height of 450 meters, the Fort offers a stunning panoramic view of Jaisalmer city dripped in yellow where most of the houses and complexes are built of yellow sandstone.

It was initially named 'Trikut Garh' since it was triangular in shape and also built over the Trikuta Hills. 'Sonar Kela'(Golden Fort) as it is locally referred houses almost quarter of Jaisalmer's population inside the complex. The roadside shops sell all kind of things, a volcano stone which can change the milk to solid curd being the most curious one.


Desert National Park

Situated near the town of Jaisalmer, Desert national park is one of the largest of its kind in the country, encompassing an area of 3162 sq kms. The park seems endless and covers a huge area extending from Jaisalmer/Barmer all the way to the India-Pakistan border. The intriguing landmark offers everything one can expect from a desert ecosystem, craggy rocks and compact salt lake bottoms, intermedial areas and fixed dunes. The dunes consist of about 20% of the park. The entire area is covered with thorny bushes, cacti and a few desert plants. If you want to explore the majestic wildlife at the Desert National Park, then the best way to do so is by going for an adventure-filled jeep safari which will be an entirely new exciting experience.

It is located close to the mighty Thar desert and defies all stereotypical notions of the non-existence of flora and fauna in the deserts. As, even though the ecosystem is harsh and fragile, it houses an abundance of birdlife and is a haven for variety of migratory and resident desert birds. Some of the rarest birds, reptiles and animals can be found in the park. One can witness the endangered great Indian bustard roaming around in its natural environment.


Patwon ki haveli

Dipped in an enchanting shade of yellow, Patwon ki Haveli grabs the attention of every visitor. It is an impressive monument of Jaisalmer as it is the first one to have been erupted. It is also a cluster of 5 Haveli which was believed to be built by Patwa, a wealthy trader who constructed the stories for each of his five sons. The five houses were completed within a span of 60 years in the 19th century.

The intricacy of this architecture lies in its exquisite wall paintings, balconies that open to a panoramic view, gateways, arches and most importantly the mirror works on the wall. As Patwa was a brocades trader, the Haveli is also known as the "Mansion of the Brocade Merchant." The local stories of Patwon ki Haveli include the golden thread dealers and opium traders who made their money through smuggling. In one of the sections of the Haveli, the Mural work is designed uniquely, and each portion separates from one another depicting specific style. Apart from this, the Haveli represents the rich culture of its bygone era.

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