Jaisalmer Tour Package
The Jaisalmer Tour Package offers a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting city of Jaisalmer, located in the heart of Rajasthan, India. This carefully curated package allows travelers to delve into the rich history and vibrant culture of this golden city. Exploring the majestic Jaisalmer Fort is an absolute must for visitors – built entirely with yellow sandstone, it stands proudly against the vast Thar Desert backdrop. The tour also includes visits to various havelis (traditional Rajasthani mansions), adorned with intricate carvings and showcasing exquisite architecture. A camel safari through the rolling sand dunes is an experience not to be missed, as one witnesses breathtaking sunsets over the desert while riding atop these gentle creatures. The package also caters to those seeking spiritual serenity by including visits to several ancient temples such as Jain Temples and Tanot Mata Temple – revered for their religious significance and architectural grandeur. With its assortment of cultural performances like folk dances and music shows depicting local traditions, this tour truly immerses travelers into the soul-stirring essence of Jaisalmer’s heritage. Moreover, indulging in delectable Rajasthani cuisine during traditional dinners under starlit skies adds a touch of culinary delight to this memorable escape into royal opulence.
Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
There are more than 20+ tourist spots here including temples, monuments, forts, etc. You can visit the ancient buildings and admire the beauty of Jaisalmer. With Jaisalmer Holiday Packages you can also do many adventure sports. The local market has a wide variety of shopping and eating. There are hotels with fine experience.
The Golden City
Jaisalmer has many tourist spots. Here, we will talk about the ones which contribute to making it the Golden City. They are Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer Government Museum, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, Mandir Palace, Jain Temples of Jaisalmer, Bada Bagh, Kuldhara, Laungewala War Memorial and Vyas Chhatri.
This fort is also known as the Golden Fort. Its beauty is at its best when the sun sets. Its yellow shade turns to honey-gold. The architecture is royal and unique. It is also one of the World Heritage Sites. You will find on the “Jaisalmer Trip Package” that there are many people residing in the fort. One can imagine the strength of the fort built in 1156 AD. Thus, it has been labelled as the ‘Living Fort’. It was made by Ruler Jaisal after whom the city of Jaisalmer was also named. It is on the road that connects many important trade routes. One of them is the Silk Road. It is on the Thar Desert.
Jaisalmer Government Museum
It was opened in 1984 by the Department of Archaeology and Museums. It is near Moomal Hotel. The purpose of the establishment was to exhibit the cultural heritage of the monuments of the Thar Desert. It is full of paintings. Inscriptions, coins, handicrafts, stone statues and embroidered dresses. It also has a collection of fossils of wood, young insects, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, limestone, sandstone, etc giving a view of the geological history. The uncommon sculptors of Lodurva and Kiradu can also be seen on Jaisalmer Travel Package. The most attractive is the display of the trophy of Rajasthan’s State bird, Godawan.
Nathmal Ji KI Haweli
There are havelis in the culture of India. Since there was a tradition of joint families, all the family members used to live in one house called Haweli. These naturally came from our ancestors. These are mansions. The hawelis in Jaisalmer are made up of sandstone with ostentatious carvings on walls, balconies, archways, etc. Nathmal Ji Ki Haweli is known for its irregular shape. It was built by 2 brothers who started making it differently without consulting each other from different facets and then joined it. On Jaisalmer Tour Itinerary, you will be able to find more about it. There are miniature paintings and giant tuskers.
Salim Singh Ji Ki Haweli
This haweli has a high arched roof. There are carved brackets to support the roof and the brackets are of the shape of peacocks. There are also iron rods and no cement. There is a popular story that there were 2 wooden storeys to make it equivalent to the Maharaja’s Palace in height. But the king understood the intention or didn’t like the magnificence of it and ordered to demolish it. There are 38 balconies. It is said that there was already a Haweli in the late 17th century, on which this construction took place. Do visit here on Jaisalmer Holiday Packages and experience its durability.
Patwon Ki Haweli
It is the largest in size. There are 5 hawelis in total. The first Haweli is the Kothari Patwa Haweli. It is the biggest out of the four and the most luxurious. The Patwa Haweli was made by Guman Chand Patwa. He was a famous trader and he built 5 storeys for his five sons. There are wall paintings, windows with yellow sandstone carvings, gateways, mirror artwork and archways. This Haweli is also made up of yellow sandstone. However, the main gateway is brown in colour. The haweli is also called the ‘Mansion of Brocade Merchants’. The trader and his family had a business of golden and silver threads used in dresses while embroidery. So, don’t miss the chance to visit such a place on Jaisalmer Trip Package.
It was founded by Maharawal Mooralji. Its construction was inspired by the building of temples of Lord Ram and Girdharji around it. Additions in constructions kept taking place generations by generations. The most attractive spot in the palace is ‘Jawahir Vilas’. It is known for intricate stone structures. influence of Islam is seen because of caravans from Afghanistan and Persia. The grandson of Maharawal Jawahir Singh JI is the owner of this palace. He has turned this into a grand hotel. You are welcome to visit here on Jaisalmer Tour Package.
Jain Temples of Jaisalmer
These Jain Temples are inside the Jaisalmer Fort itself. There are 7 in number. On Jaisalmer Travel Package, you will get to know the foundation of its greatness. It has the first temple of Chandraprabhu. He was the 8th Tirthankar. There are also the idols of Rikabhdev and Prasnath. This temple is connected with the temple of one more Tirthakar and you can be lead there too. on the south of the temple f Chandraprabhu, you can reach the temple of Shitalnath, the tenth Tirthankar. The north wall will lead you to the temple of Sambhavnath. The other 2 temples are of Shantinath and Kunthunath. They are just marvellous.
The meaning of ‘Bada Bagh’ is ‘The Big Garden’. The garden entails complex houses or cenotaphs. The houses were not only of the Jaisalmer Ruler but also of Jai Singh II, the ruler of Jaipur. The beauty of a sunset can be enjoyed from here if you visit here at the right time on Jaisalmer Tour Itinerary. It is so because of its location which is a small hill. Each house of a ruler has a slab made of marble. On the marble slab, there is information about the ruler and the image of a man and a horse on the marble slabs.
This is one of its kind haunted tourist spots. There are a couple of more haunted places as well in India. It is believed that all the villagers were vanished suddenly. Some also say that it was because of an earthquake. Some also say it happened because of some paranormal activities. Local residents deny them. One professional from the Indian Paranormal Society along with his team spent a night here and confirmed the happening of paranormal activities. Whether true or false it be, it is capable of attracting tourists for this reason!
Laungewala War Memorial
It was a monument which speaks of the victory of Indo Pakistani War of 1971. It included battle of Laungewala on 4th December 1971. It is so proud to know as an Indian that only about 100 soldiers could manage to put a halt to 2000 attacking soldiers along with their 60 tanks. This war memorial was constructed to celebrate the victory.
It is in Bada Bagh. There is mention of small complex houses or cenotaphs in Bada Bagh also. This one refers to Ved Vyas, the sage who wrote Mahabharat, the epic. This is also made up of yellow sandstone and there are commendable examples of architecture.
How to Reach Jaisalmer?
When planning Jaisalmer tours, there are multiple transportation options available to reach this enchanting city in the heart of Rajasthan. Travelers can opt for a train journey, which adds an element of charm and nostalgia to their experience. The Jaisalmer Railway Station is well-connected with major Indian cities like Delhi, Jaipur, and Mumbai, making it convenient for both domestic and international tourists. Another popular choice is traveling by road as it allows visitors to witness the scenic beauty en route to Jaisalmer. The National Highway 62 connects the city with nearby destinations like Bikaner and Jodhpur. For those seeking a faster mode of transport, air travel is also an option. Located approximately 17 kilometers from the city center, Jaisalmer Airport provides regular flights from select cities in India such as Delhi and Mumbai. Regardless of how one chooses to reach Jaisalmer, each mode offers its own unique adventure that sets the tone for an unforgettable visit to this spectacular desert destination.
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