Jaisalmer City Guide | India Travel Video in Rajasthan

Jaisalmer City Guide | India Travel Video in Rajasthan

Join us as we visit Jaisalmer in this city travel guide covering the best things to do and top attractions in the ‘Golden City’ of Rajasthan, India. Located nearby the Pakistan border and at the doorsteps of the Thar Desert ‘The Great Indian Desert’ this small sized jewel of a city is a welcome change for those arriving from bustling Delhi, Jodhpur or Jaipur. Jaisalmer Fort is one of the most amazing places I’ve ever visited in India. As a living fort you’ll find a plethora of shops selling souvenirs, restaurants, hotels and Jain temples. You can get lost meandering down narrow alleys and enjoy the best views of the city along the edges of the walls or by having rooftop tea or dinner. You’ll also want to budget time to visit the Thar Desert on a camel safari ride where you’ll pass by gypsy villages and enjoy local cuisine and tea prepared over a fire. Come find out why Jaisalmer (जैसलमेर) is one of our favorite cities in Rajasthan, India.

Things to do in Jaisalmer Travel Guide:

1) Jaisalmer Fort (जैसलमेर फोर्ट) to shop for souvenirs and wandering around
2) Visiting a Jain Temple in the Thar Desert)
3) Thar Desert (लाइक,कमेंट व सब्सक्राइब करे) experiencing the culture, food and gypsy villages
4) Camel Safari ride in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India visiting the Sam Sand Dunes (1 day, 3 day and week long options)
5) Jain Temples inside the Jaisalmer Fort (जैन धर्म)
6) Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum & Heritage Center
7) Gadisar Lake (गाडिसर झील) for sunset and a boat ride
8) Rooftop dining on ground level to admire Jaisalmer Fort at night
9) Waking up for sunrise to view ‘The Golden City’
10) Jaisalmer Fort for sunset dinner

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Our visit Jaisalmer travel guide documentary covers some of the top attractions including camel safaris in the Thar desert, Jaisalmer Fort by day and night, fascinating Jain temples and the city by day and evening when Jaisalmer comes alive at night. We also cover off-the-beaten-path activities you won’t find in a typical Jaisalmer tourism brochure, Jaisalmer city tour or Jaisalmer itinerary.

Jaisalmer City Guide | India Travel Video in Rajasthan Transcript:

After an 18 hour overnight train ride from Delhi, we finally reached Jaisalmer, a city of yellow sandstone that lies in the middle of the Thar Desert. This proved to be my favourite stop of our month long adventure in India; now let me take you on a tour and show you why.

With so much colour all around us, it wasn’t long before we were lured into a shop and found ourselves picking out souvenirs in the form of wall hangings, pillow cases, and a small painting or two. Our luggage gained an extra couple of pounds in this city alone.

But it wasn’t all shopping in Jaisalmer. We also made time to do a bit of sightseeing inside the fort, and one of the main attractions here are the Jain Temples.

Another thing we’d recommend doing in Jaisalmer is having dinner on a rooftop restaurant while the sun sets. There are plenty of restaurants scattered across the city and the views you get as the sun goes down are amazing. We chose one at random and it included a live music performance.

The following day was all about visiting the Thar Desert on an afternoon camel trek. It was a nice change of pace from the city, and we got to enjoy a traditional meal cooked over a campfire.

The next morning we went back to the fort because we just couldn’t stay away. I visited the Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum & Heritage Center, while Sam and his mom picked up a few additional gifts for family back home.

This is part of our Travel in India video series showcasing Indian food, Indian culture and Indian cuisine.

Music in this video courtesy of Music by Joakim Karud http://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud with permission from the artist

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vacationboyvideos says:

?wow!? 18hrs! ouch! the temple looked amazing! love the slow motion ! so much footage! ? love u two!? only wish video was longer. and with all the things u are buying….your home one day will be so diverse!!! awsomness!?

The NYC Couple says:

LOVE the shirt! ? 2:19 wow, you weren't even phased by that motorcycle. How was the pizza? We loooove pizza 🙂 4 day camel safari – that sounds awesome! The food over the campfire looks delicious <3
-Amanda

Siddhant Kumar says:

If you are ever planning to come to India for a third trip,I would suggest you to come after 2024.India is undergoing a lot go change and will have totally changed by then and the travel experience will be a lot nicer.Amazing vlog as always.

EyeTube333 says:

I was watching your very first video ever and have to say you guys have come a long way from those days. lol. Good Stuff guys keep it up!

coffee brownies says:

???nice handicrafts, details

FitAngie says:

Loved this video as always , thank you guys

Googlie Googlinkty says:

awesome Jaisalmer……video (first 10 minutes)a bit grainy…thanks guys

devyansh saraswat says:

i am loving you're videos

Jose Antonio Zegarra says:

Love your videos, you guys are the best! Hope to see you travelling to Peru soon for a ceviche or some Chifa 😛

thelousyllama says:

Would have loved to see sam do some desert rajasthani dance in that red cap, green shirt, blue silk pants, raybans and crocs…

hypnos600bc says:

LOL, that last shot with Audrey

ElinkaNY says:

Riding a camel in a desert has always been a dream of mine.. Thank you for capturing those moments with such wonderful attention to detail.

Lulu D says:

Really cool video! ? thanks for sharing ?

Richa Agarwal says:

You both are amazing.please keep doing these videos ?

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