Best way to spend one day in Jaisalmer

One day in Jaisalmer
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Jaisalmer is a princely city in the Rajasthan state of India. If you have only one day to spend in Jaisalmer, you can visit the following places-

Jaisalmer War museum

Jaisalmer War museum
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The Jaisalmer War museum is constructed by the Desert Corps of the Indian Army. the museum showcases India’s military strength and war efforts of the past.

Address: Thaiyat, Rajasthan 345001, India

Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Golden city fort, 20 minutes by car

Golden city fort

The golden city fort or Jaisalmer fort is one of the few living forts of the world. Almost one-fourth of Jaisalmer city’s population still resides in the fort.

Address: Fort Road, Near Gopa Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 05:40 PM

Contact: +91 2992 252 981
Time to spend: 2 hours

Next destination: Raja ka Mahal, 10 minutes walk

Raja ka Mahal

Raja ka Mahal
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It is a royal palace in the Jaisalmer fort with ornate balconies.

Address: Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Monday-Saturday), 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Sunday)
Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Thar heritage museum, 5 minutes by car

Thar heritage museum

It is a compact museum and you can take a guided tour of the cultural history of the town.

Address: Gandhi Chowk Rd, Sadar Bazar, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

Visiting time: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Bara Bagh, 15 minutes by car

Bara Bagh

bara bagh jaisalmer
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It is a garden complex in the north of Jaisalmer city. The site hosts cenotaphs (or Chhatris) of the kings of Jaisalmer, starting with Maharaja Jai Singh II.

Address: Bada Baugh Chhatris Rd, Rajasthan 345001, India

Visiting time: Open 24 hours
Time to spend: 1 hour

You can also hire a cab in Jaisalmer for sightseeing and traveling to your next destination.

Planning the route

One day in Jaisalmer
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