Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and a princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the "Golden City," it's distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort, a sprawling hilltop citadel buttressed by 99 bastions. Behind its massive walls stand the ornate Maharaja's Palace and intricately carved Jain temples.
Jodhpur Airport is the nearest airport to reach Jaisalmer that is approximately 300 km far from city’s heart.
The major railway station is Jaisalmer Railway Station which is in the heart of the city.
The major bus terminal of the city is Golden Bus Terminal and connects to Jodhpur, Bikaner and Ajmer.
The best way to discover a city is to take to the road yourself. NH-68 provides a great connectivity to the city.