Patriotic Tourism | Rajasthan | Jaiselmer
Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king who founded the city in 1156 AD Jaisalmer” means “the Hill Fort of Jaisal” its also called the “Golden City of India” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone.
It is the largest district of Rajasthan on the west & south-west by the Pakistani border,. The length of international border attached to Jaisalmer District is 471 km (293 mi).
Well connected with road and rail.
Attractions in the Desert
(1) Desert Culture Centre & Museum
(2) Jaisalmer Folklore Museum
(3) Government Museum
(4) Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum
(5) Jaisalmer War Museum
(6) Akal Fossil Park Museums
(7) Cactus Park Museum, Kuldhara
(9) Gadsisar Lake
(10) Bada Bagh
(12) Desert National Park
BEST PLACES TO STAY IN JAISALMER
Jaisalmer offers accommodation for all budgets. Suryagarh, BRYS Hotel, Joggan Jaisalmer Camp are some of the most beautiful places you could stay at. If you want to witness the beauty of the desert it is advisable to stay at the desert camps.
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN JAISALMER
The famous mirchi bada is the local favorite. You can try ker sangri, a preparation of desert beans and capers, murgh-e-subz which is boneless strips of chicken stir-fried with shredded vegetables, kadi pakora, flour-based dumplings cooked in a yogurt sauce and
bhanon aloo, a recipe with mint paste stuffed in potatoes with gravy.
Restaurants in Jaisalmer offer rich, authentic Rajasthani cuisine. Of course, several restaurants serve continental food; but there is nothing like trying the local cuisine.
BEST TIME TO VISIT JAISALMER
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Jaisalmer is as given below. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is also specified.
MONTH BEST TIME
MIN. TEMP (°C)
MAX. TEMP (°C)
January 10 24
February 13 28
March 18 34
April 23 39
May 27 42
June 28 42
July 27 39
August 26 37
September 25 37
October 22 37
November 16 32
December 11 26