Things to do in Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer: 2-Day Thar Desert Experience

1. Jaisalmer: 2-Day Thar Desert Experience

Spend the night in India’s enchanting Thar Desert on this 2-day, private tour from Jaisalmer. Meet your driver directly at your hotel, from where you begin by setting off on an afternoon Jeep tour. Visit landmarks such as the abandoned and centuries-old village of Kuldhara, before continuing to the golden dunes of the Thar Desert. Following a camel ride, enjoy dinner around a fireplace, live music performances, and the chance to sleep under the stars.  Following tea, breakfast, and a camel ride the following morning, your guide returns you to your accommodation.

Jaisalmer: Overnight Stay in Swiss Tent with Camel Safari

2. Jaisalmer: Overnight Stay in Swiss Tent with Camel Safari

Your tour will begin when you’re picked up from your hotel in Jaisalmer in the afternoon and driven to Khuri Sand Dunes.  Once you’ve arrived in Khuri, you’ll then begin a camel ride, visiting some quaint villages along the way and arriving at the sand dunes just in time for sunset. After experiencing some impressions of the desert, you’ll then enjoy a delicious Rajasthani dinner and Rajasthani folk dance and music at your campsite. Then, after nightfall, you’ll sleep in your Swiss tent under the desert stars.  The following morning after sunrise, you’ll enjoy breakfast and another camel ride before being driven back to Jaisalmer between 10-11 AM.

Jaisalmer: Private City Tour with Camel Safari

3. Jaisalmer: Private City Tour with Camel Safari

Upon arrival at Jaisalmer Airport, Jaisalmer Junction Railway Station or the bus station, you will be greeted by your English-speaking driver at your selected departure time. You can also be picked up at your hotel in Jaisalmer to start this full-day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer city. Your first stop will be the Jaisalmer Fort, a fort famously known as the Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, the Rajput ruler in the year 1156 A.D., and ranks amongs the largest forts in the world. The golden and yellow mixed sandstone give the fort a magical appearance, with the fort itself rising from the desert sands like a mirage. The fort is a real sight to behold, complete with its 99 turrets. The fort stands tall and proud, displaying the magic of Rajasthani architecture. After the fort, you will visit Bada Bagh, Patwon Ki Haveli, the Thar Heritage Museum and Gadisar Lake. After the city tour is complete, you will head out to Sam for a camel safari in the Thar Desert. A traditional Camel Safari is one of the most spectacular and unique ways to experience Rajasthan. Camels are the ships of the deserts, and will guide you through this incredible landscape. You will spend approximately 1-2 hours in the Thar Desert before enjoying a mesmerizing sunset. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to your point of origin in Jaisalmer.

Jaisalmer: Private Transfer Servicer to Jodhpur

4. Jaisalmer: Private Transfer Servicer to Jodhpur

Enjoy a hassle-free, private transfer from Jaisalmer Airport, the Jaisalmer Junction Railway Station and Bus Station, or your centrally located hotel in Jaisalmer to your hotel in Jodhpur. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer, you will be greeted by your English-speaking driver before being directly transferred to your hotel in Jodhpur. Simply specify your preferred departure time when booking, and you will be met by your driver at your preferred location at that time. After the transfer, you will be dropped off at Jodhpur Airport, Jodhpur Junction Railway Station, the bus station, or your accommodation in Jodhpur.

Jaisalmer 3-Day Tour From Jodhpur

5. Jaisalmer 3-Day Tour From Jodhpur

Begin the trip with a pickup from the airport, railway station, hotel or other desired place in Jodhpur. Drive to Jaisalmer for 5 hours, then spend a half-day exploring the city. Visit the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort, known as the Golden Fort. See the palaces, havelis, and temples inside the fort. In the evening, visit the local markets. Check-in to your hotel and relax for an overnight stay. After breakfast, visit Nathmalji ki Haveli, Salim Singhji ki Haveli, and Patwon ki Haveli. Later, see Gadisar Lake. In the evening, go for a unique experience in the Desert, where you will enjoy a sunset camel ride. Afterward, have dinner and watch a folk dance program. Stay overnight at the desert camp in a tent. In the morning, have breakfast and check-out from the desert camp before you drive back to Jodhpur. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your preferred location, airport, railway station, hotel or bus station. 

Jaisalmer: Camel Safari Half-Day Tour

6. Jaisalmer: Camel Safari Half-Day Tour

After being picked up in mid-afternoon from your hotel in Jaisalmer, the airport, railway station or the bus station, you will proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes and Khuri Sand Dunes located 45 kilometers from the city. Once here, you will head out for your camel safari adventure across the Thar Desert. The major attraction for tourists visiting Sam is this native experience of the camel safari, one of the most spectacular and unique ways to experience Rajasthan. Camels are the "ships of the desert", and will guide you through this vibrant landscape. You will spend approximately 1-2 hours in the Thar Desert, before being able to enjoy the mesmerizing sunset as well as a Marwari-style dinner, served at a local's house.

Jaisalmer: Private City Tour

7. Jaisalmer: Private City Tour

Upon your arrival at Jaisalmer airport, Jaisalmer railway station or bus station, you will be greeted by your driver depending on the time chosen at booking. You also have the option to be picked up from your hotel in Jaisalmer. From here you will begin your 5-hour sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer city. Your first stop will be the Jaisalmer Fort, which is famously known as the Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, a Rajput ruler in 1156 A.D. and ranks among the largest forts in the world. The golden and yellow mixed sandstone give the fort a magical appearance, and the fort towers high above the sand. It features 99 turrets and displays Rajasthani architecture, which is a spectacular sight especially in the night. Later, you will visit Patwon Ki Haveli, the Thar Heritage Museum and Gadisar Lake. After your tour, you will be dropped off at either Jaisalmer Airport, the Jaisalmer Junction Railway Station, bus station, or your hotel in Jaisalmer.

Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Fort and Heritage Havelis

8. Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Fort and Heritage Havelis

Start your Jaisalmer city adventure by meeting your chauffeur in the lobby of your hotel at 8:00am. Take a short, scenic drive to Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Quila) and experience the first major landmark of your tour. Admire the unique architectural traits of the fort such as the yellow sandstone, 99 bastions and fortified gates whilst taking in the view of the building set against the picturesque Thar Desert. Whilst inside the fort visit the Raj Mahal Palace, Jain Temples and The Laxminath temple. After a tour of Jaisalmer Fort, you will be taken to an ancient Haveli that has been converted into a museum - ‘Patwon ki Haveli’. Explore the largest Haveli in Jaisalmer and admire the sandstone carvings, mirror work, immaculate paintings, artistic arches and gateways. Next, you will have the opportunity to sightsee through ‘Salim Singh Ki Haveli’. Discover the unique architecture and rooms that form a peacock shape. Located near Jaisalmer Fort, this Haveli has as many as 38 beautifully designed balconies. Afterwards, visit ‘Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli’, an ornate Haveli completely made of yellow sandstone. After exploring the Haveli's  the tour will finish with your driver taking you back to your hotel room.

From Jodhpur :Private Transfer to Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar

9. From Jodhpur :Private Transfer to Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar

You will be picked up in the morning by an English-speaking driver from either Jodhpur Junction Railway Station, the bus station or your centrally located hotel in Jodhpur After being assisted with your luggage, your convenient transfer will begin. You will be transferred via car to Jaisalmer , Jaipur, or Pushkar, where you will be dropped off at the airport , the bus or railway station, or at your centrally located hotel in your selected destination. You will be driven by an experienced, English-speaking driver who will be happy to assist you with any questions you have regarding your trip or your destination. Simply sit back, relax and let your driver take care of your journey for you.

Jaisalmer Private City Tour with Camel Safari in Desert

10. Jaisalmer Private City Tour with Camel Safari in Desert

At 8 AM, your driver will pick you up from your booked hotel in Jaisalmer. Visit Jaisalmer Fort, a yellow sandstone fort built on Trikund Hill. Admire the splendid architecture with 99 bastions, 4 fortified gates, The Raj Mahal Palace, Jain Temples, and The Laxminath Temple.  Continue on to Patwon ki Haveli museum, which was once the largest Haveli in Jaisalmer with a cluster of 5 huge mansions or havelis. See the sandstone carvings, mirror work, fine paintings, artistic arches, and gateways. Move on to Salim Singh Ki Haveli known for its beautiful architecture and rooms forming a pattern of peacock bird. Visit Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli and marvel at the pure blend of Rajput and Islamic architecture and yellow sandstone walls decorated with eye-catching elephant patterns. Next, head to the Gadisagar Lake Tank, a water conservation tank built in 1400 AD which is a great place to enjoy some birdwatching. Spend the evening enjoying a joyous camel safari on the Sam sand dunes in the Thar Desert and take in the spectacular sunset views with golden sand all around. After the camel safari, you will be dropped back at your booked hotel in Jaisalmer to conclude the tour package

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Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

It was written that we would meet at 14:00, but when we picked up at 15:30 in the message. (It's better to keep the phone number for India.) He came to pick me up at the rickshaw at 15:30! The location of the hotel also came as specified. Perhaps it's an office, I stopped by a cafe, finished coffee time (free of charge), and took a jeep to the desert. I visited the ghost house, passed through the village, and rode a camel for an hour and a half while watching the sunset. It was very beautiful. As soon as I requested a restroom break and hydration from here, he took it. There are three beds in the desert. (There was no tent.) There was a bonfire a few meters in front of the bed. I drank welcome chai. At the bonfire, he cooked rice (chapati, dara DLA, rice, mixed vegetables). It was very delicious! You could choose spicy or non-spicy! We are traveling with three people, but the tour consisted of a driver, a camel messenger, and another three people! After the meal, he sang a song

The best trip ever !!! I can't resist myself to say this everytime I tell someone about this trip. Jaisalmer is the beauty with beautiful people living out there. The host Ashraf Ali, who is more than just a host to me. He is a pure soul. The best person i've met in my life. Talking about Mystic , its seriously MYSTICAL. I recommend everyone reading this, to visit Mystic jaisalmer , once you arrive at jaisalmer. The place is HEAVEN. It has everything ,the traditionally decorated rooms with all amenities to bed under the stars. The most soothing experience i've ever got. I can't stop thinking about that place, my body has left the place but my soul is still there. Its not just a place to stay, it itself is a tourist attraction, its mesmerizing.I am out of words , but my feelings for jaisalmer is like ocean. At last, i just wanna say, I loved each and everything and enjoyed alot.

An experience that has to be done once in a lifetime. Private tour, snacks, dinner and soft drinks, breakfast and a thousand other things included in the price. The staff super super friendly and close. We have not seen so many stars in our life as here. The sunset and sunrise is to be seen! Super recommended!!

Amazing experience! very well organized. lots of fun and joy. I recommend this to everybody!

Excellent Tour , Both Driver & Guide Very Helpfull