Jaisalmer is “The Golden City” of India. The city is known for its proximity to the Thar Desert & Pakistan. The ambiance of Jaisalmer is bestowed with the beauty of lakes, ornate Jain temples, havelis & castles. The Airport here is operational now, making your reach convenient.
Jaisalmer History: The city of Jaisalmer was founded by a Bhatti Rajput ruler, Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. In the mid 13th century, Turkic ruler Alauddin Khalji sieged the city. This happened because Khalji was irate when Bhatti Rajputs looted his caravan on route to Sindh. The siege continued for a period of 9 years & ultimately the Rajput women committed Jauhar.
Popular Attractions: The Jaisalmer Fort sits atop the city like a crown. It is one of the rare living forts of the country. Jain Temples, Gadisar Lake, Tazia Tower & Badal Palace are some of the architectural marvels here. Desert safari in Jaisalmer is a must to experience. If you want an adventurous experience, then you can visit the said to be haunted Kuldhara village nearby.
The Golden City of Jaisalmer will introduce you to the rich culture, heritage & hospitality of the people of Rajasthan. Plan the trip with your family or friends and Footloose Holidays will make it the most memorable one. Book Jaisalmer Trip Package with us now!