Jaisalmer City

History of Jaisalmer

Its like straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The name Jaisalmer induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain not with standing the warmth and colour of people is simply over whelming. One of the main draws is the daunting 12th century Jaisalmer Fort. The beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert city.

Places to See in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort :- Known as SONAR QUILA or the Golden fort, rising from the sand , the mega structure merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience and the setting suns in its most colourful shades gives it a fairy tale look. Its simply a magic, the bastions envelops a whole townships that consist of palace complex various security sources and the havelis of rich merchants carved with an incredibly light touch, several temples and the residential complexes of the armies and traders placed strategically on the trade route, from where the ancient caravans passed en-route passing all the riches for the prosperity to an otherwise non source full kingdom.

Excursions of Jaisalmer

Khuri Village & Sand Dunes :- Khuri is a village 45 km South west of Jaisalmer .It is a delight fully peaceful place with mud and straw decorated houses.1Km. Away from village, patches of sand dunes is additional attractions for the tourists. Some resorts in village offer came ride, music-dance and dinner package to the tourists. There are regular Vilages buses run from jaisalmer to khuri villages. People & village life can be seen on the way to khuri in various villages