Jaisalmer travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jaisalmer

Like a mysterious oasis rising tall in the desert, Jaisalmer rises proudly in the distance. It was once a city meant for the royals of Indian heritage and history. Discover all this beautiful, historic city has to offer. With its forts and palaces that are hundreds of years old, a freshwater lake, hilly sand dunes, traveling caravans of indigenous people and open-air markets, Jaisalmer will spark your imagination.

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When to Visit Jaisalmer

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Summer is extremely hot in the desert so the best time to visit is from November to March. Temperatures range from lows of 44°F to highs of 80°F.

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Where to Stay in Jaisalmer

Luxury lovers will delight at Desert Haveli Guest House, a heritage hotel. For moderate prices but a comparable stay, check out Artist Hotel. Otherwise, Hotel Fort View is a great budget option.

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Shopping Streets

Local crafts and handmade jewelry are Jaisalmer's specialty that you can find at open-air markets and bazaars. Check out the Jewel Caravan next to the Sadar Bazaar for semi-precious stones, mandalas, Tibetan singing bowls, etc. Or, check out Shayama Cashmere Store for silk and cashmere clothing.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Jaisalmer is ₹25 while a dozen eggs cost ₹38.

Where to Eat in Jaisalmer

While there are many restaurants with various European fare appealing to tourists, head to The Seven Spice Restaurant, which specializes in Indian and Tibetan cuisine, besides sporting a gorgeous view of the city. Meals cost between ₹100 - ₹350.

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