3. 4 - Days Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
Day 1 : Arrive in Jaisalmer. Arrive at Jaisalmer Airport, Jaisalmer Railway Station, or Bus Station. Meet and greet with the driver & transfer to the hotel. In the evening, visit Gadisar Lake and the local Market. Over-night stay at Jaisalmer City Hotel. Day 2 : Jaisalmer Desert Tour. Visit the Longewala War Memorial, which marks the spot of a 1971 war. Longewala War Memorial shows the aftermath of the war between Pakistan and India through a range of military items. Then go to Tanot Temple, situated at the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan, and learn about a miraculous tale about, when the local deity Tanot aka Awad Mata didn't let any Pakistani tank bombs explode, and the Indian soldiers who were certain of martyrdom & defeat, went on to crush the Pakistanis in both the wars of 1965 & 1972. See the Sam Sand Dunes In the evening. Go for a unique experience in the Desert, and enjoy a camel ride at sunset & Jeep Safari. Afterwards, have dinner and watch a folk dance program. Stay overnight at a desert camp. Day 3 : Leave Desert for Jaisalmer City. Visit Kuldhara, An abandoned village in Jaisalmer. Established around the 13th century. Over years Kuldhara acquired a reputation as a haunted site, and the Government of Rajasthan decided to develop it as a tourist spot in 2010. Stop at Bada Bagh, a fertile oasis on the bank of an artificial lake. Surrounded by the dense tree are the royal cenotaphs with beautifully carved ceilings and equestrian statues of the former rulers. See the Jaisalmer Fort, famously known as Golden Fort in India. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, Rajput ruler in 1156 AD. It is believed to be one of the very few living forts in the world. Continue to the Jain Temples. The Jaisalmer fort has seven exquisitely carved Jain temples dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras-Rishabhdev, Sambhavnathh Parswanath. Towards the Patwa Havelis, A cluster of five Havelis aligned in a narrow lane in the heart of the city. Of the five Havelis, the first haveli in the lane aka the Kothari’s Patwa Haveli is not only extraordinarily preserved and restored but is also open to visitors to experience the lifestyle of the erstwhile Patwas. Then enter Nathmalji ki Haveli, which was constructed by Maharawal Berisal in 1885 CE, to serve as the residence of Diwan Mohata Nathmal, the then Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. The chief architects of this haveli were two brothers, named Hathi and Lulu. There is a very interesting story regarding its construction. It is believed that both the brothers started building the facets of the haveli simultaneously. The two sides are similar, but not identical. After that, Move to Salim Singh Ki Haveli, an architecturally notable residence built in 1815, with a peacock-shaped roof & numerous balconies. Over-night stay at Jaisalmer City Hotel. Day 4 : Tour End in Jaisalmer. After breakfast, guests will be dropped to their desire location in Jaisalmer with marking the end of this tour.