Explore the most iconic sights of Jaisalmer on this private tour of the Golden City. Discover its fascinating history thanks to an exclusive guide just for you and your partner, family or friends.
Advantages of a private tour
With a private tour, you'll have an exclusive English-speaking guide just for you. What's more, if you're a larger group, you'll save money.
After being picked up from your hotel in Jaisalmer, you'll head southeast of the city walls to Lake Gadi Sagar. Built in the 14th century, the tank was the city's main source of water until 1965, and its significance is honoured by a number of temples and sanctuaries located around it. Admire their intricately carved architecture and the reflections in the calm waters.
Continuing your stroll from the lake, you'll reach the Jaisalmer Museum and Cultural Centre, before making your way to the Tazia Tower, a five-storied structure whose levels represent replicas of different Imam's mausoleums, making it an incredible example of Muslim architecture in the state of Rajasthan.
The next stop on your private tour will be a visit to the Thar Heritage Museum, an excellent place to learn all about the culture and history of the Golden City thanks to its intriguing collection of local artefacts. Having explored the museum, see more of Jaisalmer's glorious architecture as you wander past honey-coloured sandstone palaces and stately homes, known as havelis, including the Amar Singh Palace; the Medir Palace; the Bada Bagh garden complex, home to the Royal Tombs; Patwon-ki-Haveli and Salim Singh-ki-Haveli.
It wouldn't be a tour of Jaisalmer without a visit to its stunning fortress, one of the Rajasthani city's main attractions. One of very few remaining living forts left in the world, the warm golden walls of the 800-year-old citadel are home to a quarter of the city's population. Explore its winding lanes and admire the ornate decorations of the temples and houses there, before heading to the fascinating Jaisalmer War Museum, after which your private tour will end.
If you've got plenty of time to visit Jaisalmer, why not reserve our full-day private tour? As well as following the route enjoyed on our half-day tour, you'll also visit Lodhruva, a small village just 10 miles (15 km) from the city centre. Discover the ancient temples and architectural ruins here while you learn about its important history as the former state capital, before it was moved to Jaisalmer in the 12th century.
You'll also have the opportunity to explore the ruins of the abandoned village of Kuldhara and the Khaba Fort, deserted in the 19th century for unknown reasons, and said to be haunted. Your tour will end back at Jaisalmer Fort.
Tailor your tour
When you book a private tour, you can personalise your itinerary to your interests and needs. Just indicate any special requests when you make your reservation.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
|Up to 3 people||Up to 5 people|
|5 hour private tour||
|8 hour private tour||
5 hour private tour
Up to 3 peopleUS$ 50
Up to 5 peopleUS$ 71.5
8 hour private tour
Up to 3 peopleUS$ 85.8
Up to 5 peopleUS$ 114.5
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up.
English speaking guide.
Private and exclusive tour, there will be no other people in the group.
Transport by private vehicle.
Entrance to monuments visited on the tour.
Return to hotel.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Jaisalmer).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).