With intricate sandstone havelis, a sprawling fort and brightly-draped camels traversing the dunes of the Thar Desert, The Golden City of Jaisalmer conjures up images of the Arabian Nights. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this welcoming desert citadel offers an extraordinary experience.
Jodhpur Airport is nearest to Jaisalmer and has flights to and from Mumbai, New Delhi and other major Indian cities. The airport is set 285km from Jaisalmer, with a travel time of approximately five hours by road.
Jaislamer Junction is connected to various Indian cities, and and also has direct trains that ply from New Delhi and Jodhpur. The luxurious Palace on Wheels train also halts here.
The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and private companies operate Volvos and sleeper buses from the main bus terminal located near the station. Daily Services run between New Delhi, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur and Khuri.
The driving experience in Rajasthans tends to be excellent, with great roads that pass through beautiful landscapes. Jaisalmer is well connected to the rest of Rajasthan and neighbouring states.