Places of Tourits Interest Near Jaisalmer

Whether you are in Jaisalmer or going towards the city, there are few towns and cities you can visit if you have some extra days to spare. The state of Rajasthan is in totality one of the most famous tourist destinations in India but if tourists come specifically to Jaisalmer, they could also include some interesting places nearby in their itinerary.

Jodhpur

Tourist Places Near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Jodhpur is 278 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 4 hours 27 minutes. Jodhpur, also known as “The Sun City” is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The city is divided into two parts by a 10 kilometer wall, the old city and the new city.

The picturesque and enchanting landscape of Jodhpur makes it one of the most popular destinations in India and not just of the state. There are many enigmatic forts and palaces in Jodhpur city like the Rai ka Bag Palace, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort.

Know more about Jodhpur

From Jaisalmer:

Distance: 278 kilometers
Time: 4 hours 27 minutes.

Pushkar

famous lake near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Pushkar is 447 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 6 hours 44 minutes. Pushkar is a town located on the edge of the Thar Desert and is separated from Ajmer by the Nag Parbat (snake hill). The small town lies on the shores of the holy Pushkar Lake and has a desert climate.

Ajmer has three famous ponds that are mythically believed to be created from the petals of the lotus flower in Lord Brahma’s hand, namely Pushkar Lake or Jyeshta Pushkar (first Pushkar), Madhya Pushkar (middle Pushkar) and Kanishta Pushkar (last Pushkar).

From Jaisalmer:
Distance: 447 kilometers
Time: 6 hours 44 minutes.

Check out the different aspects of Pushkar

Ajmer

places to visit near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Ajmer is 461 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 7 hours 3 minutes. Ajmer is situated in the heart of Rajasthan and is spread over an area of 9.8 square kilometers. The city of Ajmer is located where the Thar Desert begins and the Aravalli Hills end.

Towards the north of Ajmer lies a huge artificial lake called Annasagar that looks like an oasis. This is one of the key tourist destinations of the place due to its historical significance and natural beauty. Another thing Ajmer is famous for is the Urs festival celebrated in the months of November and December.

Explore Ajmer

From Jaisalmer:

Distance: 461 kilometers
Time: 7 hours 3 minutes.

Udaipur

lake palace near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Udaipur is 507 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 7 hours 42 minutes. Udaipur, known as the ‘City of Lakes,’ is a Municipal Council as well as the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district that is situated on the Quadrilateral, halfway between the Delhi and Mumbai national highways.

Udaipur is also attributed to as the “Venice of the East,” “City of Sunrise” and the “Most Romantic City of India.”

From Jaisalmer:


Distance: 507 kilometers
Time: 7 hours 42 minutes

Explore the enchanting beauty of Udaipur here

Jaipur

Palace near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Jaipur is 570 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 8 hours 31 minutes. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and called the ‘Pink City of India.’ Jaipur is included in the well-known Golden Triangle Tourist that also includes Agra and Delhi. The city also serves as the Municipal Corporation and district Head quarters in addition to being the State capital.

From Jaisalmer:

Distance: 570 kilometers
Time: 8 hours 31 minutes.

Also See: Jaipur City Guide

Chittorgarh

fort near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Chittorgarh is 568 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 8 hours 47 minutes. Chittorgarh is a city and a municipality in southern Rajasthan on the banks of River Berach, a tributary of River Banas. Chittorgarh stands on a seven mile long hilly region and is made of strong and solid palaces, forts, towers as well as a beautiful palaces.

From Jaisalmer:

Distance: 568 kilometers
Time: 8 hours 47 minutes

Check out the historical city of Chittorgarh here

Bundi


sightseeing near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Bundi is 635 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 9 hours 32 minutes. Bundi is a municipality and administrative headquarter of Bundi District and often referred to as the ‘Queen of Hadoti.’ Bundi is a comparatively lesser explored city in Rajasthan. Bundi possesses glorious forts and palaces that bear legendary tales of battles and honor.

From Jaisalmer:

Distance:
635 kilometers
Time: 9 hours 32 minutes.

Know why Bundi is a splendid city you have to visit

Ranthambhore

wildlife park near Jaisalmer

The distance between Jaisalmer and Ranthambhore is 724 kilometers and the time required to travel between the two places is approximately 10 hours 46 minutes. Ranthambhore is situated in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district and lies close to the Thar Desert’s border. The place is surrounded by Aravalli and Vindhya hill ranges and is a complete dream destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Ranthambhore is a natural home to different kinds of flora and fauna and species, while the well-known Ranthambhore National Park is also situated here.

From Jaisalmer:

Distance: 724 kilometers
Time: 10 hours 46 minutes

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