Rajasthan has not one boring moment. Every city has hidden gems and spectacular attractions stored in every nook and cranny. The vibrant and colourful culture, a brilliant shopping destination and lip-smacking food, makes the historical places even more intriguing. No wonder, Rajasthan is always in the must-do list of travellers not only from India but across the globe. Jaisalmer is one stunning city offering a plethora of entertainment for all ages and tastes. If you are in Jaisalmer for two days, what will you do? Get out your holiday planners for here is what we suggest.
Rise and shine early this day. Keep this entire day for your tryst with the Thar desert. India’s only desert Thar is best visited from Jaisalmer. A booking agent or a travel agency in India can help you choose the right kind of tour that will suit your needs. The trip starts when your car takes you to the outskirts of the city, from where you can get on a camel and ride to your destination for the rest of the journey. Make sure you see the sunset from the dunes, which can be quite magical. Typically, these trips end with you being taken to a bonfire. Rajasthani folk dances around the fire followed by a traditional meal is the perfect ending to your eventful day. There are overnight camel safaris too and we believe, the starry nights look gorgeous from the desert. In case, you are feeling a bit more adventurous, spending a night right in a tent in the desert can be a great idea. For those, who are looking for a bit more than just a camel ride, go for a jeep ride or quad biking on the dunes. Oh, don’t forget your cameras guys, to capture those magical desert nights!
If you are thinking that you can’t spend another day like the one in desert, you are wrong, for Jaisalmer has so much to offer! The stunning Jaisalmer Fort, that shines like gold under the sun will definitely take up about 3-4 hours for exploration. The views from the top are amazing and the history is intriguing. The Havelis are spectacular too. The opulence inside the houses will take your breath away. Once, you are done with your sightseeing, don’t forget to check out the shops right outside the fort. They have some amazing collection of jewellery, handbags and fabrics. If you are looking for something specific, ask around. There are artisans working in their own homes in narrow by-lanes of Jaisalmer. If you can find them, you might be able to get hold of a piece which will get you endless compliments later.
Make sure you have some authentic local dishes for your lunch like Mutton Saag and get some rest before you head off to other attractions here. After lunch you can head to Bada Bagh, which is a garden complex and provides ample opportunities for Instagramish pictures. Before sunset go to Gadsisar Lake and enjoy it from there. If you are up for some serious shopping go to the Desert Art Gallery and shop to your heart’s content.
Make every minute count, in this enchanting city in Rajasthan. Of course, if you have more than two days, do visit other attractions nearby or explore the city all by yourself and you might come across hidden gems.
However, don’t try to forcefully cover all the places. Remember, the main idea of a vacation is to relax and enjoy a new culture, do just that. For a great customized trip contact Rajput Holidays.