Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Tour Package by travel agent in India

If history bedazzles you then Jaisalmer is a city you must visit in your next holiday. Jaisalmer is the home to geologic tragedies occurred around 180 million years ago. This city is fondly addressed as the ‘Golden City’ owing to its yellow colored sand stones. It also happens to be India’s frontier on the Western direction and is close to the Pakistan Border. The city of Jaisalmer traces its origin way back in the 12th century by Rawal Jaisal. This magnificent place is often called the city where the forts are still alive! Having such an ancient history and a geologic importance, one cannot afford to miss a trip to this City !

Make sure your Jaisalmer Tour Package does include the below mentioned tourist destinations in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort : this beguiling fort is also called the ‘Sonar Quila’ i.e. the Golden Fort owing to its golden hues generated by the reflection of the vast desert. This mystical fort is constructed in the classic old style of the royals by skilled craftsmen of the locality. It is a world heritage site.

Jaisalmer Government Museum : This museum is one of the prime attractions of the tourists visiting Jaisalmer. The museum has a trophy of the Rajasthan’s state bird called Godawan as one of its most striking displays. It also houses rock-cut crockery, statues from the 9th century AD, some traditional household items and many more intriguing things which give a glimpse of the city’s rich traditional heritage.

Nathmal Ji ki Haveli : This Haveli built by two architect brothers in the 19th century is a monument of striking symmetrical construction. It is decorated with tuskers carved out of sandstone and miniature paintings.

Salim Singh ki Haveli : Built in the 18th century, this magnificent haveli still houses descendants of the royal families. It has a beautiful arched roof which is designed in the shape of peacocks.

Patwon ki Haveli : This is one of the most elaborately carved haveli in Jailsalmer and it has a five-storyed structure. The haveli still has a few of its original paintings and mirror works adorning its walls.

Gadisar Lake : This was a planned and artificially constructed lake by the Maharawal Gadsi Singh in the 14th century to counter the water scarcity. Many small temples and shrines were constructed around it to signify its importance.

Bada Bagh : This Big Garden houses royal cenotaphs of the Kings of Jaisalmer. The beautiful location of the garden offers great sunset vistas to the tourists.

Desert National Park : The diverse ecosystem and the intriguing wildlife of the Thar Desert can be seen in this National Park. Rocks, salt lakes and sand dunes have formed this National Park which hordes various animal species like the black buck, chinkara and fox. The Great Indian Bustard is also seen flying here.

Kuldhara : The ruins of the Kuldhara and the Khabha villages which were abandoned by the villagers overnight can be seen in Jaisalmer. These depict the fine knowledge of architechtural excellence of that era. It is believed that the place is cursed which was the reason for the mass exodus.

A Jaisalmer Tour Package should include the entire above mentioned tourist attractions in Jaisalmer. A trip to Jaisalmer would be a peep back into time and prove to be both engaging and enchanting!