Top 11 Tourist Attraction in Jaisalmer Rajasthan

Jaisalmer tourism is one of the best known in the state of Rajasthan as it is full of hospitality. Jaysalmar (or Jaisalmer) is a nicknamed as ‘The Sun City’ and ‘The Golden City’ for it’s bright, hot days and golden colored sand. Alike other Rajasthani cities, Jaisalmer tour will take foreigners towards forts,  and other architectural monuments and there are lots of Jaisalmer tourist places to visit in the winters.

Jaisalmer Tourist Places
Jaisalmer Fort View

The largest city of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer has an importance in country defense as it is attached to Pakistan’s border. It was founded by Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput King in 1156 AD. Most of the time, the old state was owned by the Bhati Rajputs. Though it went under the rule of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and soon it formed an association with British rulers in order to get more rights in regional politics.

Jaisalmer City Quick Guide for the Help of Tourist

Country India
State Rajasthan
District Jaisalmer
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Density 11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani
PIN 345 00x
Telephone code 02992
Website jaisalmer.nic.in
Nearby Cities Jodhpur
Bikaner
Barmer

Climate: Jaisalmer is located on India – Pakistan border at an elevation of 229 meters. The maximum summer temperature is around 41.6 °C (106.9 °F) while the minimum is 25 °C (77 °F). The maximum winter temperature is usually around 23.6 °C (74.5 °F) and the minimum is 7.9 °C (46.2 °F). It has an average rainfall of 150 millimeters

Jaisalmer Tourist Attractions List with Travel Details

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort RajasthanThe Jaisalmer fort is accounted as a huge fort located in Jaisalmer is an occupied fort because one-fourth of the population still lives in this fort. It is a historic fort as it was built some 800 years ago. Jaisalmer Fort is the second largest fort in Rajasthan, the huge yellow wagon wall of the fort flashes like gold in the daytime and because of this, it is also called Sonargarh or Golden Fort. This fort is situated in the middle of the sandy desert, situated on the southern edge of the city, this fort was built in 1156 by the Rajput ruler Raval Jaisal.

Jaisalmer’s fort is made of sandstone on a 1,500-foot 750 ft wide 250 feet high mountain. There are several doors in the Jaisalmer Fort with Akshay Pole as the entrance to the fort and further is the sun-pole after which comes air Pole that is a huge door which is in the palace and courtyard. It was constructed in the 17th century. This Fort is marked as a pride for Rajasthan tourism and Jaisalmer’s sightseeing list as it is included in Rajput pride, style and Displays skill as it is built in the heart of the city and as a historical heritage of Jaisalmer people come to see Sonar Fort. In 2013, the 37th World Heritage Committee in Colombia, along with five other forts in Rajasthan, included Jaisalmer Fort in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 50
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 2.2 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 1.0 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 13.9 km

Patwon Ki Haveli

Patwon Ki Haveli Jaisalmer

This Haveli is situated in Jaisalmer city, it was constructed by businessman Guman Chand for his five sons. It took 50 years to build this building. Now it is located in the office of the Archaeological Survey of India and the Department of Craft, it is 5-story large scale. The building has large corridors, it has beautiful decorations and carvings on the walls. Promotion of these havelis in Rajasthan Tourism is an important part. It is included in the Jaisalmer sightseeing List.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 20
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 1.8 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 2.0 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 13.7 km

Desert Cultural Center & Museum

Desert Cultural Center MuseumIn the cultural center and museum in the desert, it displays ancient coins, coins, women’s traditional ornaments, art gallery. This place is special for promoting Jaisalmer tourism, there are rare items and coins related to the history of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The place is special for historical lovers, photography, and explorers, here is a puppet show in the evening, which is for the tourists and children which they like very much.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 20
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 1.5 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 1.8 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 13.2 km

Government Museum

Jaisalmer Government MuseumThe state museum is the center of attraction of Jaisalmer’s tourism. In this museum, there are the rare collection of household items, stone utensils, and jewelry. This museum has been established by the Indian Archeology Department. It is the state bird of Rajasthan (the Great Indian Bustard) Trophy, the remains of the rich cultural heritage of the 7th and 9th century.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 10
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 4.9 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 2.7 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 15.1 km

Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli

Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli JaisalmerNathmal Ji haveli is situated in the heart of Jaisalmer city, it is adjoining architectural style of Rajput and Mughal design.This haveli was built in the form of a place of residence by Maharaj Beri Sal. In the haveli, you can see pictures of the attractive bird, elephant, flower, steam engine, bicycle etc. There are two yellow elephants made in yellow in front of the main entrance. Looks like this is protecting the mansion. The interesting story of this haveli is that the architects of this haveli were two brothers; their name Hathi and Lulu started construction of this haveli. In those days there was no such instrument that would take regularity check and thus when the building was built, in the end, its shape was irregular.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: No Entry Fee
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 3.1 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 2.1 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport:15.4 km

Salim Singh Haveli

Salim Singh Ki HaveliSalim Singh’s haveli near the Jaisalmer railway station itself is built in 1815. It is also known as the ship palace. The roof of the building is blue in archery which looks like a peacock. There are 38 balconies in this building, which has its own architecture. This haveli is famous for the art of Jaisalmer’s sightseeing list. This haveli is a mixture of historical and natural beauty and tourists come to see in large number to see this haveli. This is one of Jaisalmer’s most popular Haveli.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 10
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 1.4 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 2.7 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 13.7 km

Akal Wood Fossil Park

Akal Wood Fossil ParkAkal Wood Fossil Park is 180 years old park, 17 kilometers from Jaisalmer is located in Akal village, spread over 21 hectares, this park has become a tourist attraction. Here, one can see huge fossils of the tree and the ancient seabed conch Can. Excavation by the Department of Archeology is likely to be more fossilized in the Indian Geological Survey, National Geological Monument declared in 1972. The fossil Trunk is spread in this park and trunks of fossil trees are of different types, which are 13 meters in length and 1.5 meters in width Covering the hill for about 10 kilometers. Fossil Park has 25 petrified trunks so if you want to study residues, you have to get full permission. This park has a separate place in Rajasthan tourism and it has an important contribution to promoting Jaisalmer tourism.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 5
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 18.0 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 20.4 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 26.1 km

Gadi Sagar Lake

Gadi Sagar Lake JaisalmerGadi Sagar Lake in Jaisalmer is an important attraction for the tourist. In the olden times, it was the source of water for Jaisalmer. This lake is man-made which was built by Jaisalmer ruler Raja Raval Jaisal, later Maharaja Garisar Singh made the Gadi sea lake again. Gadi Sagar Lake gives Rajasthan a different place for tourism and its name is recorded in the Jaisalmer sightseeing list. Many rare migratory birds can be seen here, the beautiful sandstone on the banks of the lake enhances the lake beauty, The tourists’ boat ride in the lake is enjoyable, it has become a popular picnic spot for tourists.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: No Entry Fee
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 3.5 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 4.1 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 13.7 km

Khuri Village & Desert

Khuri Village & Desert JaisalmerKhuri Village is located 45 kilometers from Jaisalmer, It is a sand dune in the Thar Desert which tourists come here to see, and this village is recorded in the Jaisalmer sightseeing list, which is an important example in Rajasthan tourism. In the Khuri Village tourists can enjoy the camel and jeep ride in the desert. The camel is decorated in an artistic manner. The houses made from clay and pallet seem very attractive in the Desert. In the evening here folklore and Kalbelia dance and Desert Camp Jaisalmer makes the journey memorable and here the view of Sunsets is very wonderful. Khuri Village has become a center of attraction for Rajasthan tourism.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Open at all times
  • Entry Fees: No Entry Fee
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 49.8 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 51.6 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 46.7 km

Sam Sand Dunes

Sam Sand Dunes Jaisalmer

Sam Sand Dunes is a desert area located in Jaisalmer, 42 kilometers from Jaisalmer, to enjoy the view of the sunset, it is a special place to enjoy the safari. The tent camp organized in the Desert here in February and March. The cultural program is organized in which puppet shows are popular along with dance folk, camel race, and cultural show. Sam Sand Dunes has very special significance in the Rajasthan tourism, tourists here come to enjoy the sand dunes and experience the desert. Jaisalmer’s sightseeing list includes this sand dunes, from October to March, the number of tourists in the sand dunes are high.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Open at all times
  • Entry Fees: No Entry Fee
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 41.7 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 38.4 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 51.2 km

Bada Bagh

Bada Bagh Jaisalmer

Bada Bagh is famous for its royal monument and a giant garden built by various rulers of Jaisalmer. Here is the oldest monument of the Maharaja of Maharawal Jet Singh. It is located about 6 kilometers from Jaisalmer city. In the park, Jatasar tank and dam Can be seen, All is made using solid stones. The cenotaphs built in this bagh shines with sun rays, due to the finest architectural art, it has become the choice of tourists. The tourist can see Jaisalmer in the sightseeing Rajasthan, which is part of tourism.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 50
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Railway Station: 7.1 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Bus Stand: 4.8 km
  • Distance from Jaisalmer Airport: 21.2 km

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