The best train option to reach Jaisalmer from Delhi for holiday lovers

Jaisalmer is one of the best tourist spots of India to visit in vacations. If you love to explore cities or if you are looking serenity, this desert city is an ideal destination for you. The journey is around 800km and can be covered by trains in the best way.

Indian trains
Indian trains

Delhi-Jaisalmer Express departs from Delhi Junction at 5:30 in the evening and reaches Jaisalmer Junction at 11:30 am, the next day. With 39 stoppages in between, the train takes total 750 mins to complete the journey.  The fare chart is given below:

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If in any case timings of Delhi-Jaisalmer Express do not suit you, you have the option of two more trains.

HWH-JSM Express joins Howrah Junction (Kolkata) to Jaisalmer Junction. The train reaches Delhi Junction at morning 9:38 and departs at 9:40 am. It reaches Jaisalmer on the same day at 11:40 pm. The fares for this train are given below:

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Ranikhet Express is the best available train to return from Jaisalmer to Delhi. It departs from Jaisalmer junction at sharp 1:20 am and reaches Old Delhi Junction at 9:10 pm. The journey takes around 19 hours to complete.

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Both Delhi and Jaisalmer are must visit cities. Both the cities embrace history and meet present with a modern look. New Delhi is heritage city and the capital of India since ancient times and is famous for architectural sites like Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Agrasen ki baoli and Humayun Tomb. Cannaught Place, Palika Bazar, Chandni Chowk and India Gate are other must visit sites of Delhi. Jaisalmer is known as Golden City because of its Fort which is popularly known as Sonar Qila. The famous sand dunes located in nearby desert are known as ‘Sam Sand dunes’ and are world-famous for their sunset and picturesque view.

Tannot Mata Mandir, located in Jaisalmer is a memorial of 1971 Indo-Pak war. Pakistani Army dropped hundreds of bombs here, but no bomb exploded. It is believed that Tannot Mata saved the place and Indian army too.

Best time to visit:

The months Of September to March are the best time to visit both of these cities because the temperature is moderate during these months.

I would suggest you to check the ticket fare at https://www.irctc.co.in/

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