Here the list of some awesome activities must do in Jaisalmer :-
1. Quad Biking.
If you are looking for some amazing quad biking experience, then this tour is a perfect fit for you.Indulge in the quad biking experience and explore the trails of the jungle in Rajasthan.Get an option to drive a 200 CC or 570 CC 4×4 as per your convenience and for kids 50 CC bikes are also available.Cover the distance of about 2 KM with your quad bike inside the jungle and the surrounding area.Have an amazing riding experience with the sightseeing.End your quad bike ride with lots of amazing memories.
Duration:- 1 Hour.
Embrace yourself with a bird’s eye view and glide with desert birds while paramotoring high above the Jaisalmer desert and let the desert breeze guide your way during this unique adventure.Our team will make sure you’re gliding at a safe height, and will be taking pictures of you paramotoring. One will be at a considerable height to view the golden dune of Jaisalmer. This sport encourages adventurous spirit among all age groups. The pilot on the craft will be controlling your glide for your complete comfort and safety.
Duration:- 1 Hour.
Fly high in the air and enjoy the view of golden sand dunes of Thar dessert.Get trained by professionals with an ease and experience true form of Parasailing in the thar desert. You’ll definetaly Head back to home with lots of adventurous and thrilling memories which you can share with your near and dear ones.
Duration:- 1 Hour.
4. Dune Bashing
If you are still thinking, dune bashing is a popular adventure sports of the Gulfs and the Arabs, you should think again! Thar Desert areas near Jaisalmer are also considered as ideal locations for dune bashing and off-roading as well. The Sam Sand Dunes are thronged by thousands of adventure junkies who has a yearning for these two sports and make it part of their Jaisalmer trip.The name Jaisalmer itself brings out the vibrancy and charm. It floods the heart with the true feeling of culture at one end and the feeling of royal exuberance on the other. The daylight hues, the yellow sands, the pink and red forts, the royal palaces, and the Arabian night dances are set to capture your hearts.
Duration:- 6 Hours.
Price Starting From:- 3000 INR
5. Visit Indo-Pak Border
After a spiritual visit to the Tanot Mata Mandir and the museum, you can make it to the Indo-Pak Border and witness the international borderline between India and Pakistan. However, before visiting the border, one needs to get proper documentations and permissions from the Indian Millitary and the local authority. This is also an adventure to experience the view from a international borderline and soul satisfying to interact with the soldiers who are there maintaining peace and love with the neighboring country.
Duration :- 6 Hours.
Price starting from:- 1000 INR
6. Visit To Jaisalmer Fort
A five-storied structure constructed in a traditional Rajasthani method. The rich heritage of the Jaisalmer fort can be seen portrayed in the novel written by Satyajit Ray which was later turned into a movie. The architectural pattern this fort is divided into three layers of walls. The outside layer is made up of solid stone blocks.The forts of Rajasthan are very intricate in nature.The second layer goes around the fort. The inward partition is the third layer which was used by Rajput warriors to hurl boiling water, oil, blocks of rocks on the enemies. This enigmatic structure is sure to keep your eyes wide open.
7. Visit To Gadsisar Lake
Gadsisar Lake is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Jaisalmer. Leaving the crowd away, there is Gadsisar lake, which is the symbol of peace and prosperity. It was once a water reservoir to the whole of Rajasthan.The major tourist attraction of the Gadsisar Lake is the lake surrounding temples and migratory birds. If you are lucky enough you might just be able to spot a migratory bird. There are a number of temples around it making it a famous pilgrimage spot.
8. Visit To Salim Singh Ki Hawali
This Haveli is slightly different from the other Havelis in terms of art and sculpture. The roof of this Haveli has been built in the form of a peacock. At the entrance of the Haveli, there are tuskers made of sand stones guarding the haveli.This haveli has 38 balconies and each balcony has its own artistry. The name given to this Haveli is Jahaz mahal because of the front of the haveli resembling ship stern. Chal Batohi recommends a visit to this Haveli to see how beautiful art can be.
9. Visit To Patwon Ki Hawali
The Patwon ki Haveli is considered to be one of the most important Havelis of Jaisalmer because of two important things: it was the first Haveli to be ever built in Jaisalmer and it is a cluster of 5 different havelis making it one of the biggest Havelis. The other name given to this Haveli is the “mansion of brocade merchants” because the Patwa family used to deal in gold and silver.Currently, the Haveli is taken care of by the Rajasthan government. The gateways and arches of this Haveli are also masterpieces. The entire Haveli is made of yellow sandstone and the main gateway of this Haveli is brown.
10. Visit Kuldhara, The Abandoned Village
About 15 kilometres away from Jaisalmer is an abandoned Indian village, which narrates inspiring and fascinating tales. This destination is known as Kuldhara. The village, which looks more like a town, was once known for its large population. Travellers who wish to imagine a world through its ruins are recommended to visit the abandoned village of Kuldhara.The streets here were wide and designed beautifully, the settlement here was planned. Aesthetics were kept in mind when it came to construction of this village. Though abandoned now, earages, temples, step wells and other structures were constructed here in large numbers.While travelling through this abandoned village, tourists will hear the legend that describes why villagers left this settlement. According to this legend, the minister of the ruling kingdom was evil and wished to marry the younger daughter of a village chief. He forced him to give her in marriage and gave him a deadline. Scared, the chief called upon a meeting of chiefs from 84 villages located nearby and it was decided that the entire population of Kuldhara would leave, so that the honour of the chief’s daughter could be protected.
11. Spot Wildlife In Desert National Park
Unlike the other national parks in India, this park lies barren and is formed by sand-dunes, rocky surfaces and salt lake bottoms. The park also has some of the fixed dunes spreading throughout its length and breadth.Home to some of the indigenous wildlife and avifauna species, this park represents a unique ecosystem. Chinkara, Indian Fox, Hare and Desert Cat are some of the most commonly found animals in this park. Amongst the birds, the Great Indian Bustard or the state bird of Rajasthan is found in abundance in this park. And yes, don’t forget to carry binoculars with you.
Best time to visit:- October To March
12. Feast On Rajasthani Cuisine
If you want to get the real taste of Rajasthan, then relishing in the Rajasthani cuisine is the best option. Ditch fast food and other items during the trip and feast on Rajasthani cuisine, which will tickle your palate and satisfy the epicurean within you. The cooking here was influenced by war-like lifestyle of the state and its hot, desert location.Therefore, the food tends to be spicy and loaded with clarified butter. The food is prepared in such a way that it can last for days and be eaten even without heating. So, you can even taken dishes such as Pyaaj Kachori, Mirchi Bada or Bikaneri Bhujia with you after enjoying the dishes.Sweet delicacies, particularly, churma and besan chakki along with gujia must be tried. Apart from this gajar ki sabji, kicha ki sabji, kadhi, lauki ke koftey and daal baati churma must not be missed during the feast.
13. Watch A Puppet Show
Watch the Raja-Maharajas of Rajasthan, the characters of epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata coming back to life everyday evening. If this sounds unbelievable to you, visit the Desert Cultural Centre and Museum, where at the advent of every evening, the folk artists in Jaisalmer perform the amusing art of puppetry and incite life to several characters and tales from Rajasthan’s history. This is definitely one of the things to do in Jaisalmer.
14. Go Camel Riding Through The Thar Desert
Pristine nature, endless stretches of undulating sands and beautiful areas to explore is what makes rides on the camel one of the best things to do in Jaisalmer. Enjoy the sound of mandolin and open spaces while visiting this enchanting city. Located in the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is perhaps the best Indian destination to enjoy camel rides like a royal.Camel safaris are adventurous and unique, because they can fill you with joy and transport you to an era gone by. These safaris are mostly organised in such a manner that you get to explore the sand dunes of Thar, while discovering different facets and artefacts relating to the heritage, culture and history of Rajasthan.Travellers usually prefer rides that carry lesser individuals per camel safari. For, they receive immediate attention and get all queries sorted out at once. One can even ask questions from the guide if you wish to learn more about natural and cultural resources of North India. At the same time, opt for camel safaris that take place in early in the evening or late in the afternoon. This is certainly one of the best ways to enjoy panoramic views of the city during sunset. The entire experience will give you an offbeat, newer perspective of the city.