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Dance at the golden sand dunes of Jaisalmer

Nov 20th 2015 at 4:46 AM

Jaisalmer is a remote desert city located at the heart of the Great Indian Desert, Thar. However remote it is, the city of Jaisalmer is also known as the Golden City of Rajasthan since the views of the city is truly breathtakingly amazing.

There is no other city in India that can provide you with better camel rides and jeep safaris through the desert so that you can peep into the everlasting mystery of the desert.

Apart from the desert of course another breathtaking sight of the Jaisalmer city is the fort of Jaisalmer which is also colloquially known as the Sonar Quilla. It stands as a massive sand castle in the midst of the sandy plains of the city as if to portray the brilliance and the royalties of the bygone era.

It is because of this magnificent golden castle that Jaisalmer is one of the hottest tourist destinations in India.

Heritage hotels of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is not only about the forts and the castles. It is also about the royal accommodations in the form of heritage hotels.

If you do plan a trip to Jaisalmer anytime soon, it is recommended that you stay put at one of the luxurious heritage hotels in the city as these hotels are an integral part of the tradition and culture of Rajasthan.

Here is a small list of some of the most popular and luxurious heritage hotels in Jaisalmer:

A. Gorbandh Palace

The Gorbandh Palace perfectly complements the name of Golden City of Jaisalmer with its yellow sandstone structure and intricately carved balconies. It is also very conveniently located near the Sam sand dunes and hence the ambiance is really serene and calm. If you want to enjoy the desert and its life style, you can stay put at the Gorbandh Palace.

B. Fort Rajwada Palace

The palace of Fort Rajwada is also a breathtakingly magnificent structure that is standing tall to portray its royal background and past. The interiors of the palace hotel are intricately designed keeping in mind the royal past of the palace and the modern and contemporary designs. The hotel is located very conveniently from the rail station of Jaisalmer.

Also have a look at our tour packages for Jaisalmer and sam at Plus we also offer packages for desert safari in Jaisalmer and taxi service in Jaisalmer. You can also have a look at these services as they can make your trip Jaisalmer a comfortable one.

Tourist attractions of Jaisalmer

It is imperative to say that the Jaisalmer Fort is one of the star attractions of Jaisalmer.

Apart from the fort, there is also the Patwon ki Haveli and Salim Singh ki Haveli, Nathmal ji ki Haveli which are popular tourist destinations in the city.Don’t miss the Gadissar Lake and the Bada Bagh too. One of the most popular attractions of the city of Jaisalmer is of course the Thar Desert.

Jaisalmer is known as the gateway to the Thar. Take a camel ride through the desert and stay put at one of the luxurious desert camps on the boundaries of the Sam sand dunes.

There are several popular desert camps like The Serai, Rajputana desert camp, the Wind desert camp etc. You can stay at any of them and enjoy the serene and tranquil ambiance of the desert.

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