White Rann of Kutch

White Rann of Kutch

The Great Rann of Kutch is a huge salt desert spread across 7500 sq km starting in the Kutch region of Gujarat and extending to the Sindh province of Pakistan. Great Rann of Kutch is acclaimed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world. Salt and salt everywhere… Not a pinch to cook The word ‘Rann’ is the hindi equivalent for desert, […]

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Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is the second largest fort in India located at the heart of Jaisalmer town. This is one of the forts that is well preserved and the locals also call it as the only “living” fort. That is because there are quite a few people who still live in that fort. The fort has several houses, guest houses, restaurants, shops, temples and so on. […]

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Gadisar Lake

Gadisar Lake

Gadisar Lake is a man-made lake that was built during 1400 AD by the first king of Jaisalmer, Raja Rawal Jaisal. It was later revamped during the then rule of Maharwal Gadsi Singh. The lake was originally constructed to store water which later used to be supplied to the whole town of Jaisalmer. During those times, water in this region used to be a scare resource, […]

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Sam Sand Dunes

Sam Sand Dunes

Sam Sand Dunes or Sam Desert is located at about 40 km west of Jaisalmer. It is the prime attraction for any desert activity and a commercial tourist spot in India. You can witness several square kilometers of land covered by free flowing sand all around you! The sand in the desert is so slippery that if you hold it in your palm tightly, it still […]

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is also called “Golden City” due to the yellow sandstone that is available only in this part of the country. The buildings in this city is built by this sandstone. Due to the reflection of sunlight against this stone gives a “golden” view, the city is called Golden City. The second largest fort in India is located in this town, and is built with the […]

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