The desert city of Jaisalmer has a lot to offer to those who travel to this culturally rich city with its simple charm. The city of Jaisalmer shimmers like a mirage amidst the barren beauty of the hot sterile deserts of Rajasthan. The city is also famous for its beautiful embroidery. he name Jaisalmer induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert city. The perfect time to visit the golden city is during the Desert Festival held in Jan/Feb. every year, when the city reverberates to the sound of melodious tunes and rhythms. Folk dances, exciting competitions and contest, especially the turban raying contest.
|Area||5.1 sq km.|
|Temprature|| Summer : Max 41.6° C Min 25.0° C.
Winter : Max 23.6° C Min 7.9° C.
|Best Season||September and March|
|Language||Rajasthani, English, Hindi|
Jodhpur 285 km is the convenient airport.
By ROAD :
A good network of roads joins Jaisalmer with many destinations in and around Rajasthan.
Rail connection with major cities of the country through Jodhpur.
Shopping is one of the exciting ways to get a feel of the local flavor. raditional rugs, handwoven blankets and shawls in typical Rajasthani color and weave are also available. Mirror work, embroided article silver jewelry. The shopping spots are within the fort and include sadar Bazar, sonaron ka Bass Manak Chowk, pansari bazar, Gandhi Darshan, Seema gram, Rajsthani Govt. shop and Khadi Gramodyog Emporium. The good quality wooden items like wooden boxes, trinkets, souvenirs and curios are also worth buying in Jaisalmer.