Jaisalmer is an ancient land marked with the oldest of Rajasthani Traditions. Considered as the ‘The Golden City’, it boasts of having the only Living fort in the entire world, gorgeous architecture, epic museums, a delectable cuisine but most importantly, the never ending Thar Desert. Further west through Jaisalmer, Longewala border still stands strong where a battalion of a handful of Indian soldiers were able to hold off thousands of Pakistani soldiers and their tanks.
Start our journey to Jaisalmer from Gurgaon on board the Kanjoos Traveller bus. The road trip takes us through the states of Haryana and Rajasthan to the westernmost corner of India. We will be stopping for Dinner at Behror and will continue our journey towards Jaisalmer.
We will be arriving at Jaisalmer in the afternoon followed by an on arrival Lunch and freshen up. We will be visiting the ‘Patwon ki Haweli’ and the ‘Living’ fort of Jaisalmer to experience the sunset hitting the golden architecture of the dune city.
Explore the cafes of Jaisalmer through a crawl and satiate your hunger. Arrive back at the hotel whenever you like for some group games and socializing.
Wake up early and have breakfast. We will be riding to Longewala today. The entire
plot of the movie ‘Border’ was actually created on the incident that happened at Longewala. Our great Jawans, only around 200 in number were able to hold off waves of battalion of Pakistani soldiers. The war memorial also has a small movie theatre for a documentary shown related to the events at Longewala.
Post Longewala, we will be riding to Sam Sand dunes to our Swiss camps. Check in here and head for the sand activities like Jeep dune bashing, Parasailing, Quad biking and Camel safari etc. A night full of a Rajasthani traditional dinner, live music, folk dance and stars await you after that. Overnight rest.
We will start for Kuldhara village after a lazy morning and breakfast. Kuldhara village is supposed to be haunted and some spots there are designed to keep you eerie. Post Kuldhara and a glass of soda there, we will head straight back to the city for the Jaisalmer army museum and have lunch at the city itself. Start for Gurgaon in the noon and take an overnight journey to reach Gurgaon the next morning.