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Full-Day Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Havelis and Camel Ride
"Early in the morning you will visit the historic well-preserved Jaisalmer fort and explore the maze of narrow streets in this open air museum of a city with its ornately decorated havelis of yellow sandstone. The havelis were built by rich merchants at a time when the city was a key stop on the caravan routes from the Middle East. head to Gadisar Lake and then take a break for lunch at a great local restaurant.In the evening just before sunset you will travel to Sam Sand Dunes - 45km (28mi) to see the total sandy bushless desert. On this glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes you will enjoy a camel ride and be able to take your favorite picture with a lone camel on a desert track with the setting sun in the backdrop. After a memorable day you will head back to your hotel in Jaisalmer."
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Private Full-Day City Tour of Jaisalmer
"At 9am your guide will pick you up from your accommodation or the train station in Jaisalmer. You will head to explore the honey-colored Jaisalmer Fort that emerges from the flat dry desert sands and enjoy a walk through the maze of narrow streets in the city with ornately decorated havelis in yellow sandstone. The Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli and Patwon-Ki-Haveli are some of the most beautiful mansions with stone carving and la’ and to enter its narrow cobbled lanes is a step back into another era. You also visit the impressive havelis which were once built by wealthy Jain merchants. Decorated with rich-carvings stone inlays ornamental lattice tracery works and some of them are still in excellent condition. You will then break for lunch that will be provided at a local restaurant. After lunch
From $74.00
 
Full-Day Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Havelis and Camel Ride
"Early in the morning you will visit the historic well-preserved Jaisalmer fort and explore the maze of narrow streets in this open air museum of a city with its ornately decorated havelis of yellow sandstone. The havelis were built by rich merchants at a time when the city was a key stop on the caravan routes from the Middle East. head to Gadisar Lake and then take a break for lunch at a great local restaurant.In the evening just before sunset you will travel to Sam Sand Dunes - 45km (28mi) to see the total sandy bushless desert. On this glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes you will enjoy a camel ride and be able to take your favorite picture with a lone camel on a desert track with the setting sun in the backdrop. After a memorable day you will head back to your hotel in Jaisalmer."
From $60.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Jaisalmer

A warm welcome

As we drove through the Thar Desert towards Jaisalmer I asked Mehar if he thought it would be possible to stop to photograph some of the small round grass-thatched houses that we saw either side of...
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toonsarah
Dec 24, 2015

Lodrawa jain temples

A 16 kilometers further on from Jaislamer is another important Jain temple of the region in Lodharva Village,I was quite impressed with the architecture of the temple. Also there was no pressure at...
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vinod-bhojak
Jan 24, 2015

The Celestial tree

Inside the temple complex is the Kalpavriksha or the celestial tree.This Tree is an ancient tree, older than anyone can remember and believed to have grown here, and when it died it was substituted by...
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vinod-bhojak
Jan 22, 2015

Kuldhara village, Jaisalmer.

This is a site of legend some 13 kms to the west of Jaisalmer, and is literally a ghost town. In 1825 the villagers upped and left, and it is believed left a curse behind them. Many local people still...
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pfsmalo
Jun 19, 2014

Kuldhara Village

Drive 18 km west of Jaisalmer and you will come upon the village of Kuldhara.Looks like the royalty of Rajasthan had made an art of killing the geese that laid golden eggs for them.The ruins of...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Jan 16, 2010

Steal a bargain on books

Somewhere in the middle of the main market of Jaisalmer, below the fort, you will find Bhatia News Agency. If you are approaching the fort gate from Hanuman Chowk, you will find this shop on your...
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satchmo1963
Dec 10, 2008
 
 
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Khaba Fort

One more village which is not very famous is Khaba Fort. This is also one of the 84 abandoned village which was vacated overnight by the people after the dispute with the king and is much better then...
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ghajela
Jan 07, 2008

camel safari to the dunes

there are various safari you can choose from from an evening sunset and dinner to overnight,from one day to days ahead....we went for an overnight safari,we were taken by a jeep to the outskirts of...
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mantru
Dec 09, 2007

kuldhara abandoned village

As per our guide the story of this village is during the ministership of Salim singh,Salim singh once visiting this village his eyes fell on this young girl and wanted to get married,she was a Paliwal...
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mantru
Dec 09, 2007

Chhatrel

After visiting the Parshvanath Temple at Lodurva, our driver took us to this little desert village called Chhatrel where he lived and where he was picking up his sister from and dropping her off at...
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Willettsworld
Nov 24, 2007

Lodurva

Next stop after Bada Bagh was Lodurva which was the ancient capital of the Bhattis Rajputs. It was once a flourishing city but lost most of its splendour when the Bhattis shifted their capital to...
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Willettsworld
Nov 24, 2007

Ramkunda

After visiting Bada Bagh, our next stop on our car tour as part of our camel trek was a place called Ramkunda which is about 12km from Jaisalmer. Here, there is a temple that was built by Maharani...
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Willettsworld
Nov 24, 2007

Bada Baga

The Bada Baga (meaning Big Garden) is located about 6km north of the fort on the horizon with the wind farm located behind it. This was the first place I visited on my camel trek. It was built by...
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Willettsworld
Nov 24, 2007

Lodurva Jain Temple

Lodurva, the ancient capital of the Bhattis, is 16 km from Jaisalmer. Its ruins are visited for the great Jain temple and the Kalpataru, a mythical tree of wish fulfillment. Lodurva has a great number...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Jun 29, 2007

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On Fort, Kotri Para, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
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Chain Pura Street, Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
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Kund Pada, Onfort Kundpara, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
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Kahala Phata, Sam Road, Jaisalmer, 345001, India
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Plot No.22, Opposite Nagarpalika, Bera Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
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Near SBBJ Bank , Shiv road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India
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Top Things to Do in Jaisalmer

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Sam Desert Nights Club Jaisalmer

While on our bike trip we visited the Sam Sand Dunes to do camel ride and folk dance and dinner. We reached at 5:00 pm at Sam Desert Nights we offered a camel ride on twin sharing basis . We have seen...
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"Jaisalmer - Beautiful Oasis in the Sand"
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"Jaisalmer - The Golden City"
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"The golden city"
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"Golden City of Jaisalmer"
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"Golden Desert City of Jaisalmer"
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