Travelogs on Jaisalmer posted earlier:
Jaisalmer is most popular for its desert safaris. Once in Jaisalmer, you can book camel safaris with your hotel owner or many travel agents spread across the town. Try to find a reliable agents through any references before you go – the business is very competitive and there can be a good chance that you get a raw deal. The safari options are many – you could decide to go for just half day, overnight, or spend many days in the open.
Sam sand dunes is the best place to see open desert. It has a wide area of dunes, which is not a frequent occurrence. You can go on short camel rides here, or spend a night in one of the semi-permanent camps setup in the peak seasons.
Sam Sand Dunes
Another less popular place to see sand dunes is at Khuri Village. The dunes here are not as good as the ones in Sam, but spreads over a larger area and are less crowded. Khuri Village has a few guesthouses, but no mid range of premium accommodation.
In Jaisalmer town, the most prominent place to visit is the fort, that stands over a mound is visible from any corner of the town. Inside the fort is a set of Jain Temples, Laxminath Temple and the royal palace. Patwon Ki Haveli is another attraction in the town. Gadi Sagar is a large lake at the edge of the town. The ancient town of Lodurva (Lodhruva), a 20km town is now abandoned, but was the capital of Marwar region once.
Gadi Sagar Lake
Finding any kind of food and accommodation is never a problem in Jaisalmer. There are plenty of budget hotels spread all over the town, and many premium hotels exist. A short stroll in the main streets of the city should easily help you find a restaurant that serves the food of your choice – North Indian, South India, Marwari, Israeli or Italian.
Continued at Images from Jodhpur