Most Popular Places to Visit in Jaisalmer

Most Popular Places to Visit in Jaisalmer

Take a trip down to the following places to complete your tour to Jaisalmer. These places are situated at a short distance from Jaisalmer and would be even perfect for time-strapped tourists.

1. Khuri

A small village popular for its sand dunes, located about 50 km south-west of Jaisalmer. Khuri has attractive sunset viewpoints and offers a good look at Thar’s ecosystem due to its district. This is an affordable substitute to Sam Sand dunes and would be perfect for the individual looking forward to resting among lesser crowds. Camel riding, Desert camping are some of the activities that can be done here.

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2. Barmer

Barmer is dotted with old temples and ancient buildings. The Barmer Fort, Kiradu Temples, Chintamani Parasnath Jain Temple, Rani Bhatiani Temple are some of the spots that are famed for their architectural marvel. The Mahabar Sand Dunes is another place here that is best for an outing with your family and offers nice sunset views.

The city Barmer is the heart of a desert but the heart of the city is pleasant and vibrant. Go ahead and enjoy these places to visit in Jaisalmer. You make sure to love each moment of your stay.

3. Kuldhara

The deserted town of Kuldhara is also a long way off from Jaisalmer Fort. Situated about 35 km from the fort across Barmer Road, It was until recently a hidden gem of Jaisalmer. However, the current campaign of Rajasthan Tourism included the town and it is only a matter of time before it becomes famous. The story of Kuldhara town in Jaisalmer is one that has intrigued numerous.

4. The Thar Heritage Museum

Thar Heritage Museum is situated at the main market of the city. Laxmi Narayan Khatri was the founder of this museum. The museum presents you the architecture, art, history, and culture of the popular Thar Desert. Sea fossils aging over million years let us in on how the sea eventually became the Thar Desert. The museum houses particular ornaments of the ship of the desert and horses. Documents and coins of Jaisalmer, ancient manuscripts and weapons are some of the collections found in this museum.

5. Sam Sand Dunes

Sam sand dunes, is one of the most original desert dune site in entire India, Most of the tourists who visit Jaisalmer, That is why Sam sand dunes are becoming the best attraction in Jaisalmer. Sam sand dunes are the nearest place from where you can lose yourself in ‘the Great Thar Desert’. Sam has an honestly impressive extent of sweeping dunes, with sparse or no vegetation. An ideal approach to get here, of course, is on camelback.

6. Camel Safari

Being in the city one of the most memorable and enjoyable experiences you can have in India is to ride through the rippling, unprotected desert on camel back and stay outdoors under the stars. Taking a camel safari will also provide you the opportunity to witness the rural, rustic desert life in Jaisalmer. While the desert can be desolate, it’s also shockingly very much populated.