Jaisalmer is a desert city and instantly invokes number of images in the mind of travellers. heart of the Thar Desert, to the citadel of Jaisalmer. It is a marvel of beautiful culture and harsh climatic conditions, together amounting to a memorable experience.The word itself provokes an image of deserted land with camel swiftly moving on the golden sands. The city is almost enticing and for domestic travellers as it is to foreign tourists. Standing in pride with its colossal forts, palaces and havelis, Jaisalmer showcases the artistic sense of the Rajput kings.
Get picked up at 8:30am at your hotel and meet your friendly English speaking guide.Head to the top of Trikuta Hill to visit the Jaisalmer Fort. Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It is situated in Jaisalmer city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, from where it derives it name. The fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been the scene of many battles. Its massive yellow sandstone walls are a tawny lion color during the day, fading to honey-gold as the sun sets, thereby camouflaging the fort in the yellow desert. For this reason, it is also known as the "Golden Fort".The fort is enclosed by 99 bastions, Nathmalji ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli and Gadisar Lake.Later you'll admire the sand dunes and enjoy a camel ride till sunset. The Rajasthani backdrop, the sunset and the camel ride make the entire outing an unforgettable experienceYou'll then be transfered back to your hotel in Jaipur.