There are tons of places worth exploring in Rajasthan, Jaisalmer being one of them. It is also one of the most traveled cities in the state. Its past, culture, nature and heritage makes it a ‘land of wonders’. If you live in India and you haven’t visited Jaisalmer yet, you are missing out on a lot. Here are 7 reasons why you should pack your bags right now and go to Jaisalmer:
1. To see the magical Thar Desert
Thar desert isn’t just a great Indian desert, it is also a place for camping, desert safari and what not. It will give you an experience of a lifetime.
2. The spectacle of colours from sunrise to sunset will leave you mesmerised
Every place in the city feels like a part of the fort – all yellow. The sight of the honey coloured city turning golden in the sun will leave you stunned.
3. You get to stay inside a royal fort
You can actually stay inside the fort. Seems great, isn’t it? There are rooms inside the fort where travellers can stay. Even outside the fort, there are many havelis with massive rooms.
4. You get to experience a beautiful starry night
Even if you aren’t a person who likes watching stars, you’ll become one when you come here. The Thar Desert is dry and the dunes are far away from the city lights. Clouds aren’t seen here much often which results in a sky that looks surreal.
5. You can also visit a haunted village
There is a village in Jaisalmer known as Kuldhara and it has a lot of spooky and creepy stories associated with it. The best part? It isn’t the only haunted village in Jaisalmer that was abandoned over night. So if you are an adventure lover, you need to visit these villages right now.
6. You might find a film star here
Jaisalmer is a favourite shooting location for all the celebrities and why won’t it be? It is a beauty. So if you’re lucky, you might see a celebrity here!
7. You get to shop unique handicrafts
The colourful shops will make you leave everything aside and visit them. Boho chic clothing, camel leather bags, mirror work boleros – all of the items are going to charm you. Jaisalmer has the most beautiful hand embroidered wall hangings too.
Every corner of the city has something to amaze you. With its beauty and culture, a trip to Jaisalmer will definitely leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.