Amongst all the places to see in Jaisalmer, the Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts around the world. Located on the Tirukuta Hill, this fort was built by Rao Jaisal, one of the mightiest rulers of Jaislamer. Due to its location at the golden stretches of the Thar Desert, this fort is also known as the ‘Sonar Quila’ or the ‘Golden Fort’.
Fringed with several temples and shrines, the lake also serves as an ideal place for the birdwatchers. During the winters, it is flocked by different species of exotic and migratory birds. Shallow ghats, intricately carved cenotaphs and delightful gardens around this reservoir add to its splendid beauty, and are also one of the main reasons;
Patwon Ki Haveli
An architectural marvel in the streets of the city and marked by intricate carving and murals. Built in the 19th century, this Patwon ki Haveli is a combination of 5 different havelis in one single premise. It consists of a museum having rare artifacts, furniture work, miniatures, etc., used to be a hotspot for travelers all around the world.
Salim Singh-ki Haveli
Salim Singh-ki Haveli is built on an older structure. Having a unique architectural identity, the haveli’s roof is based on the peacock’s physical form and it lies within the vicinity of the Jaisalmer fort.Even though the tuskers are made of sandstone, the perfection of their size, shape and carving can make you believe them to be real!
About 200 years ago, the inhabitants abandoned Kuldhara almost overnight. The town's people left in the dead of the night, cursing the ruler and anyone who tried to live in their town again. One look at the collapsed roofs, narrow abandoned lanes and crumbling memorial stones is enough to convince us!
Rajkumari Ratnavati School.
It is at the distance of 5.2km from our camp. The institution is shaped like an oval that blends in the desert made of yellow sandstone. This aiming to educate girls and empower them. The school blends with the desert landscape with the beautiful Jali wall at the roofs and solar installations ensuring sustainable principles.
Desert National Park
Situated at a distance of around 40 km from Jaisalmer (Rajasthan), Desert National Park is counted amongst the largest parks of India. You can expect everything here that a Desert ecosystem has to offer you. There are craggy rocks, intermedeol areas, compact salt lake bottoms, and fixed dunes. In fact, the dunes makeup to almost 20% of the area under this park.
Laungewala Yudh Sthal
Laungewala War Memorial is the place of the battle of Laungewala in 1971 between Pakistan and India. The super hit movie "Border" is based on the battle of Laungewala. The museum has been built right on the place of the battle, and it is maintained by the Indian Army. It is located at a distance of 30 km from Ramgarh, Rajasthan.
Stargazing and studying has been an obsession for a long time. Not just stargazing but photographing the beautiful sky in Jaisalmer is a dream come true for people who are obsessed with nature photography. The starry sky leaves the guests starstruck. Your stay at Rajwada Desert camp Jaisalmer gets even more memorable as we offer stargazing activity to our guests.