Situated at the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City, is a magical and vibrant desert city in Rajasthan. This desert city boasts a beautiful 800-year-old Jaisalmer F (Read More)ort or Sonar Quila, which imbues a honey gold light, camouflaging with the golden sands of the deserts as the sun goes down. It is the perfect honeymoon spot for couples looking for a thrilling, romantic, and awe-inspiring honeymoon trip. Experience the city with Holidify's exclusive Jaisalmer honeymoon packages and carve out some unforgettable memories.
Jaisalmer Fort is one of the distinguishing spots in the city. Built around 1156 AD by Jaisal Rawal, the fort is still inhabited. The large fortifying towers of the fortress are visible from miles apart. It houses a Rajamahal or Royal Palace, seven Jain temples, and a Laxminath temple. The view of the fort is spectacular, especially during the night as the sandstone walls turn gold honey and are somewhat tawny lion colour during the day.
To enjoy more scenic vistas, you and your partner can visit the Gadi Sagar Lake. With a beautiful sandstone gateway entrance, the Gadi Sagar Lake is an artificial reservoir built to serve as a source of water. Besides the several temples, shrines, ghats, etc., surrounding the lake, it is a hotspot for migratory birds during the winters.
Being a desert city, camping under the stars in the Sam Sand Dunes and stargazing makes up for an ideal romantic dine-out. Located approximately 40 km from the city, you can book a camp at the Sam dunes and enjoy their local cuisine while watching the local artists performing traditional folk dances and music.
For a breathtaking experience, book a tour of one of the hot air balloons in Jaisalmer. There is nothing better than witnessing the Golden City from up and above. The balloon ride is one of the remarkable and unforgettable experiences of the trip. As the city mirrors grandeur, Jaisalmer honeymoon tour packages also include a stay at some of the magnificent 4 to 5-star accommodations. The honeymoon packages are customizable, thus they also offer a stay at 2-3 star accommodations if you are planning a honeymoon trip on a budget.
You and your partner can further experience grandiose by visiting the nearby places in Rajasthan that are a part of the Jaisalmer honeymoon packages. These include places such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Bikaner, and Mandawa. You can visit the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, or Jodhpur, which is famous for its Mehrangarh Fort. Also, do not forget to visit Udaipur, the beautiful city of lakes. Visit the only hill station in Rajasthan called Mount Abu, Ranthambore for its tiger reserves or en route to Pushkar, a small temple town amid Aravalli Range.
Ideally, the Jaisalmer honeymoon package is 4 to 11 days long. However, these are flexible to cater to the travel requirements of the couples. With a perfect backdrop of splendour, picturesque vistas, and rich culture, explore the city with Holidify's Jaiselmer honeymoon tour packages that are sure to give newlywed couples the royal feels and an unforgettable honeymoon trip!
Situated in the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is a fascinating honeymoon destination in Rajasthan offering everything couples can ask for – a city soaked in Mewar history, majestic forts, spectacular desert views with protected nature reserves for safaris. Visited by over 1 million foreign tourists annually, the city is a blend of modern and antique Rajasthani cultures with royal havelis of distinguished sandstone architecture, intricately carved temples, blue lakes, colourful bazaars and regal world-class resorts. Jaisalmer also has plenty of adventure activities in-store to enjoy with your soulmate such as camel rides, quad biking, parasailing, dune bashing and paramotoring.
What can couples do in Jaisalmer?
Jaisalmer offers a bevvy of romantic sightseeing destinations that are a must-visit for couples, including Gadisar Lake, Bada Bagh, Sam Sand Dunes, Desert National Park and Kuldhara Abandoned Village. Take a historical tour of Jaisalmer Fort, Longewala War Memorial, The Thar Heritage Museum, Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, Maharaja's Palace, Khaba Fort, Nath Mal ki Haveli, Laxminath temple and Salim Singh-ki Haveli. Apart from sightseeing, you can indulge in exhilarating activities with your significant other like camel rides, quad biking in Sam Sand Dunes, dune bashing at the Thar Desert and paramotoring and parasailing at Kanoi. For shopping, head to the Local Bazaar for traditional handicrafts.
What is the best time to visit Jaisalmer?
The best time to visit Jaisalmer is from November to March. These are the desert city’s winter months when temperatures range between 10-24°C. Pleasant, warm weather creates the perfect ambience for desert safaris, camel rides, palace and fort hopping as well as adventure sports like hiking and quad biking. Summers in Jaisalmer are very hot and humid with mercury levels rising above 40°C and should be avoided for travel.
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