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Best Time to Visit Jaisalmer

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Best time to visit Jaisalmer is from October till March.

Jaisalmer is a town located in the State of Rajasthan and is also called the golden city; famous for its forts and palaces. This town situated in the heart of Rajasthan and is dotted with many Jain temples which are famous for their exquisite carvings. Even though Jaisalmer is sparsely populated, the town is thronged by tourists due to its history and austere desert surroundings. The city is dominated by the Jaisalmer fort that is a living fort which has shops, hotels and houses inside it.

One of the most famous attraction of Jaisalmer is the Sonar Quila (a part of the Jaisalmer fort) or the golden fort. It is admired by people for its fine carvings in a yellow stone; thus the name Golden Fort or Sonar Quila. The town provides a good opportunity for exploring and enjoying the sights of the desert and camel safari. You can book safari from Bikaner or locally from Jaisalmer.

The weather is generally hot and dry during summers i.e. from April to June. July, August and September are the monsoon months and there may be a time when there is no rain for several days. The temperature rarely falls below 30 degree during monsoon. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is during winter i.e. from October until March. The nights can be extremely cold during winters as the temperature may fall below 5 degree Celsius.


  • Jaisalmer has a typical desert like climate i.e. hot during days and cold at night. So pack accordingly.
  • Carry suncreen lotions to avoid sun burn.
  • Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated.
  • If you happen to travel in the month of February, do attend Desert Festival
  • Desert Safari must top your list of things to do in Jaisalmer.