Although the month from October to March is the best to visit Jaisalmer, but if you want to enjoy the beauty, culture, traditional flavors here, then plan for the month of February because the Desert Festival is going to start here from February 13. . In which you come alone, with family or friends, the enjoyment is fully guaranteed.
This festival is celebrated in Sam sand dunes, located about 40 km from Jaisalmer.
Special attractions of Jaisalmer Desert Festival
By coming to the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, you will be able to enjoy the folk dance, folk-music, folk culture, Ghoomar of Rajasthan and a variety of arts performed by local artists.
- It is a different fun to see people doing artworks in their safaris, traditional costumes, decorated camels.
There is also a different thrill of doing desert safari with camel. Moreover, there is also a system for playing polo.
If you are fond of handmade things, then you can also shop for handicraft things by coming to this festival.
For those who are fond of photography, this place is no less than paradise. So do not forget to carry a good phone or camera.
Other famous places to visit in Jaisalmer
- Patwon Ki Haveli
It took 50 years to build this mansion. This is the biggest and most beautiful carved haveli in Jaisalmer. If you have come to Jaisalmer, then do not miss to see this attraction.
- Gadisar Lake
This lake was built in the 14th century by Rawal Jaisal, the first king of Jaisalmer. Many small temples and pilgrimage centers are built around it, which double the beauty of the lake.
- Mandir Palace
Which is also known as ‘Tazia Tower’. This palace, in the shape of Taziye, stands with one floor above the other. The carvings of the balcony of each floor of the palace are made to be seen. Which presents the finest specimen of the art of Muslim artisans. Now this palace has been converted into a heritage hotel for the tourists.
How To Reach Jaisalmer
By Rail: You can reach Jodhpur, Udaipur or Delhi by train, from where there are frequent buses to Jaisalmer.
By Road: Jaisalmer is well connected to many cities by road. Jaisalmer can be reached by traveling a few hours from Delhi, Uttarakhand, Jodhpur, Jaipur or Bikaner.
By Air: The nearest airport to Jaisalmer is Jodhpur. From here you can easily reach Jaisalmer Desert Festival by bus or cab.