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Jaisalmer Extended Getaway(3 Nights)

Jodhpur, Sam, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur

for Honeymooner, Getaway Seeker, Premium and Luxury Traveller

Holiday Overview

Jaisalmer Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Gadisar Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Lodurva Jain Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Lodurva Jain Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Jaisalmer Fort
Bada Bagh (Photo Courtesy: Antoine Taveneaux)
Bada Bagh (Photo Courtesy: Honzasoukup)
Camp at Sam Sand Dunes (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Camel at Sam Sand Dunes (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)

This is a extended getaway itinerary for Jaisalmer that combines best of heritage and desert experience in a short period of two days.

Route

Sam(1) - Jaisalmer(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Jodhpur and travel to Jaisalmer Sam Dunes. Sand Dune experience in the evening.
  • Day-2 Jeep Safari in Desert villages
  • Day-3 Jaisalmer Sightseeing.
  • Day-4 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer Fort (1.00 kms), Patwon Ki Haveli (2.00 kms), Gadisar Lake (2.50 kms), Sam Sand Dunes (40.00 kms), Ramdevra Temple (118.00 kms)

Sam - Sam Sand Dunes (0.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Jodhpur Departure - Jodhpur
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
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  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Jodhpur, being a typical access point can easily be combined with Jaisalmer

Distances
  • Jodhpur to Sam -334 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)
Route

Jodhpur - Sam(1) - Jaisalmer(2) - Jodhpur

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Jodhpur and travel to Jaisalmer Sam Dunes. Sand Dune experience in the evening.  Arrive at Jodhpur and travel to to Jaisalmer (300 kms - 5.5 hrs). Enroute one can visit Manvar Oasis, Pokaran village and Ramdevra Temple. Jaisalmer is a prime destination in Desert Circuit of Rajasthan, renowned for a Living Fort and Sand Dunes. Proceed 45 kms farther from Jaisalmer to Sam Dunes. Reach Sam by 4.30 pm. Enjoy the sunset on the dunes, camel ride. Evening campfire with Rajasthani folk music & dance. Overnight stay at a camp in Sand Dunes and enjoy a complete desert experience.

Day-2 Jeep Safari in Desert villages Early morning can opt for Camel ride / Camel cart safari and Take a Jeep safari in remote desert villages around Jaisalmer, experience rural lifestyle, ethnic cuisine. Return to Jaisalmer by evening.

Day-3 Jaisalmer Sightseeing. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Gadsisar Lake, Cenotaphs, Jain Temples around Jaisalmer.

Day-4 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Jaisalmer :

  • Jaisalmer Fort - Jaisalmer fort is one of the rare living forts with a sizeable community living inside the fort. It has a few heritage hotels that allow guests to experience living in a fort, temples and an entire community that has been living there for generations. Fort offers views of the Jaisalmer and Thar desert beyond.

  • Patwon Ki Haveli - Patwon ki Haveli is a short walk from Jaisalmer fort and town centre and is an exquisitely carved residence of the rich merchants in the area and now open to visitors to marvel. A definite must visit for photographers and heritage travellers.

  • Gadisar Lake - Gadisar lake is just a walk from Patwon ki Haveli and rest of town centre and kind of place best to visit around Sunset for good views and a bit of boating.

  • Sam Sand Dunes - Sam Sand Dunes at about 40 kms from Jaisalmer are renowned for the touristy desert experience that it offers. There are number of camps set around here alongwith Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving to the desert. Its recommended to arrive here in evening before sunset and enjoy sunset on sand dunes and then proceed to one of the camps for an evening entertainment and ethnic Rajasthani dinner experience.

  • Ramdevra Temple - Ramdevra lies on the Jodhpur - Jaisalmer route at about 120 kms Short of Jaisalmer near Pokhran. Ramdevra is home to the temple of Baba Ramdevji. Devotees from all over visit the temple all round the year. Ramdeora Fair is held here in the months of August and February and is attended by devotees in large numbers from all over India..

Sam :

  • Sam Sand Dunes - Sam Sand Dunes at about 40 kms from Jaisalmer are renowned for the touristy desert experience that it offers. There are number of camps set around here alongwith Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving to the desert. Its recommended to arrive here in evening before sunset and enjoy sunset on sand dunes and then proceed to one of the camps for an evening entertainment and ethnic Rajasthani dinner experience.

Destination Overview

Jodhpur - Jodhpur is the city known for its crafts, Forts, Palaces and Vibrant rural backdrop around it.

Sam - Sam Sand Dunes are 45 kms from Jaisalmer and is known for its sand dunes and experience the camps offer there.

Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer is visited for its Fort, restored cenotaphs, temples and Sand dunes all around it. It comes alive during the desert Festival in Jan end.

Access
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Distances
  • Jodhpur to Sam -334 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Jaisalmer Getaway

Jaisalmer is visited for its Fort, restored cenotaphs and temples and Sand dunes. It comes alive more

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Distances
  • Jodhpur to Sam -334 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)

Expert Speak

Villages around Jaisalmer in Winter are home to migratory birds and are popular with bird watchers (e.g. Demosaille Cranes in Kheenchan)

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