Jaisalmer’s Desert Festival delivers an opportunity to perceive the traditional fusion of music, dance, culture and attire that imprisons your heart, far from the usual experiences in urban India.
In Jaisalmer, you will experience another India, remote, unspoiled and romantic atmosphere of golden sands far from hustle and bustle of typical, always in a move, exuberant and noisy India.
In Jaisalmer, if you need any help, you can go to the tourist help center, where people are always eager to help tourists with how to spend the Desert Festival and enjoy time to the fullest.
Things to Buy from Desert Festival
The festival is a shopper’s paradise for those seeking intricate handicrafts and handloom attires in vibrant colors, decked with meticulous thread work and mirrors. Shop for unique home décor artifacts and exquisite pieces of attires that are quintessential to the land and are made by local craftsmen in the traditional manner! The festival is also a hub for foodies as it serves an authentic Rajasthani fare with stalls and dhabas offering freshly made hot local delicacies.
Fortunately, money exchange will not be a problem at the festival as there are several portable money exchange stalls and most major shops accept credit and debit cards and mobile wallet payments to ensure a great shopping experience.
How to Reach Jaisalmer?
By Road – Bus / Taxi
Jaisalmer is easily accessible for those coming via road. It is a few hours drive away from major Rajasthani cities including Jodhpur, Jaipur, Udaipur and Bikaner.
There are local buses and Private Taxi services plying from major cities nearby like Jaipur, Udaipur,Bikaner, Jodhpur and New Delhi to Jaisalmer which is comfortable for travelers.
The city also has its very own railway station where frequent trains ply to and from major Indian cities along with cities in Rajasthan.
The Jaisalmer city also host its own airport which has started last year only …… there are direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur to Jaisalmer .