Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2024 – Feel Vibes of Rajasthan

What you expect at Jaisalmer Desert festival (Maru Mahotsav) 2024 ? It’s all about fun, Rajasthani Cuisines, Cultural Dances (which you can’t resist yourself to dance), Camel Races, Traditional Attire, Music Shows, attracts the most Art & Crafts and much more Detail below.

jaisalmer desert festival 2023, turban tying competition, women performing rajasthani folk dance

Major attractions of Jaisalmer Desert festival 2024

Jaisalmer Desert festival is held to promote cultural and tourism. But this year many celebrities from Bollywood are going to join and promote the Jaisalmer Desert festival. Also the Indian Air Force is going to show the warrior drills.

Tourists or visitors are also going to partake in the cultural extravaganza of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer Desert Festival. Many local folk dances, music, turban-tying competitions, what attracts the visitors most is mustache competition, camel races, camel polo match, jeep safaris.

  • Gair Dance, Ghoomar Dance, Folk Fire Dance
  • Thar – Jeeps Bashing in Dunes
  • Camel Rides
  • Desert Safari
  • Shopping – Art & handicrafts, decora items, yellowstone souvenirs.

More Things to Explore

  • Explore Jaisalmer Fort and the Markets – Pansaari & Bhatia bazaar, Manak Chowk
  • Boat Rides at Gadsisar Lake, Amar Sagar Lake
  • Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Nathmal ji ki Haveli
  • Bada Bagh, Vyas Chhatri Jaisalmer
  • Camping at Sam Dunes & Dune Bashing
  • Parasailing Jaisalmer (organized by camps & resorts)
  • Explore the ruins of ‘Kuldhara village (abandoned village)’ 
  • Mandir Palace
  • Jain Temples Jaisalmer 
  • Jaisalmer War Museum & Government Museum
  • Tanot Mata Temple, Ramdevra Temple
  • Desert National Park

Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2024 Events Schedule Date & Timings

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Where can you stay at Jaisalmer Desert festival 2024 ?

Many basic and luxurious facilities are available, tents, suite restrooms.

  • Jaisalmer Desert Camp
  • Sam Sand Dunes Desert Safari Camp
  • Many Luxurious Resorts are available – check online.

How to Reach

Jaisalmer has Domestic Airport and also it is well connected with Roads and Trains to all major cities.

By Air

Jaisalmer has a Domestic Airport and there are direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad. And the nearest another Airway is Jodhpur Airport which is around 300 Km away from Jaisalmer. From there you can take a Taxi or some vehicles provided by Camps & Resorts (But confirm from them first before Booking) or take a Train to reach Jaisalmer.

By Train (Railways)

Jaisalmer is connected with a vast network of trains with all major cities. And the railway station is in the center of Desert city Jaisalmer. Some popular Trains ‘Delhi Jaisalmer Express’, ‘Howrah Jaisalmer Express’, ‘Lalgarh Jaisalmer Express’ And the luxury train ‘Palace on Wheels (stops every Sunday in Jaisalmer)’ and many more, from there you can take Taxis or Rickshaws to reach the destination.

By Road

Jaisalmer is well connected with all other major cities. From anywhere you can take Public buses, luxury sleeper buses, Taxis, Cabs (provided by Resorts & Camps), Or Hire a private vehicle to reach the destination. You can take NH-3, NH-8 & NH-11 connecting National Highways to Jaisalmer City.


What is the Jaisalmer Desert festival 2024 Date ?

Jaisalmer Desert festival is going to be held from 21 to 24 February, 2024. This festival is going to be organized at Thar Desert, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.

Where is the Desert festival held in India ?

Desert festival in India is held at ‘Thar Desert’ Jaisalmer (the sand city), Rajasthan. And the dates are organized by administration every year in the month of February.

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