Rajput King Maharawal Jaisal Singh established the city in 1156 AD. Your visit to Rajasthan would be incomplete without visiting the Royal Palaces, Forts and Havelis of Jaisalmer. Proudly called as the 'Golden Cityâ€™, Jaisalmer is located near to the Pakistani border and in close vicinity to the Thar Desert. The Sonar Qilais prime attraction in the city. Visit to Patwonki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Nath Mal ki Haveli, BadaBagh, Gadisar Lake, Surya Gate and lot more will give you the real royal experience. Go for Dune Bashing, Para-Sailing in the deserts, Para-Motoring high above the Jaisalmer desert, Camel Safaris, Jeep Safaris, Dune Safaris, Camping in desserts of Jaisalmer to make your visit dynamic. Besides indulging into the adventure side being in Jaisalmer, you can also go to discover its rich legacy and culture as well as eminent Rajasthani cuisines.
If you are shopping lover, you would get much local stuff to spend on. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is February to October. It is well-connected to major cities in India through road, rail and airways. Delhi is 793Kms; Jaipur is 585Kms, Udaipur being 522Kms and Jodhpur being at 294Kms forms the better connectivity for tourists across the world.