Jaisalmer is one of the major tourist destinations in India and situated in the Thar desert of Rajasthan. It is also known as "Golden City of India" due to the yellow sand that gives a golden-yellowish shade to the whole city. Jaisalmer is a beautiful land of magnificent Jain temples, bewitching palaces, stunning havelis and enthralling sand dunes. It is also very famous for camel safari and sand dunes. This place is blessed with traditions, culture, architecture and art which are just so colorful. Even the folk music of this city is a superb combination of classical tunes and traditions that allow you to experience of the desert life. Hence to make your travel easier in this city, Splendid Vacations is offering this Jaisalmer Tour and Travel Guide.
Jaisalmer Fort It is also known as Golden Fort or Sonar Quila and was constructed by a Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal in the year 1156 on the top of the Trikura hill. This fort is a superb fusion of Rajput and Islamic architectural style. It is 250 feet tall fort which is protected by thirty feet tall wall encircling it from all the sides. If you are planning to visit Jaisalmer, then it comes under the category of must see tourist attraction.
Patwon-ki-Haveli This elegant monument was first of its kind in whole of Jaisalmer. It was constructed by a richer trader, Guman Chand Patwa in the year 1805. This haveli comprises of five storeys, which were meant for his 5 sons. The main entrance is brown color and the whole haveli is made-up of yellow sandstone. If you are planning to visit Jaisalmer, then it comes under the category of must see tourist attraction.
Sam Sand Dunes This is one of famous attractions that mesmerizes each and every tourist coming to this place any part of the world. You can enjoy camel ride, jeep safari along with traditional Rajasthani folk songs and dance. It is even better to spend a night in tent.
Bada Bagh - It is famous for the Cenotaphs were constructed by several Bhatti rulers. These cenotaphs are also called as chattris and every single cenotaph is dedicated for each ruler. It also includes a small dam as well as a tank, which is built utilizing solid blocks of stone.
Ghadisar Lake This lake was constructed by first constructed by Raja Rawal Jaisal, but later reconstructed in the year 1367 AD by Maharawal Garsi. There are various small temples and shrines on the edge of this beautiful lake. The main attraction of this lake are the various species of birds that migrate from diverse places.
Nathmal ki Haveli This haveli was built by Maharawal Berisal and reflects the fusion of both Islamic and Rajput architectural style. The fascia of this haveli include images of soldiers, steam engine, bicycle, flowers, birds, and elephants. The main entrance have been engraved with two elephants made up of yellow stone. It is a famous architectural wonder located in the heart of Jaisalmer.