Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2021 – Dates, History, Tourist Attractions

The Jaisalmer Desert Festival is a yearly occasion that happens in February month in the mystic city Jaisalmer. Three days before the full moon, this festival is held in the month of February, popularly known as Magh in Jaisalmer. The celebration is organized in sam hills (42 kilometers from Jaisalmer), over the beautiful sand dunes of Jaisalmer. Sentimental, distant, and untainted, the area wakes up during the three-day event of the joys over the Jaisalmer desert festival in Rajasthan.


Activities in the Jaisalmer Desert Festival

It is a social event arranged uniquely for sightseers and voyagers to exhibit the beautiful culture of Rajasthan. Get ready to observe astounding melodic exhibitions, intriguing rivalries, interesting excellence expos, and enjoy the rustic culture of Jaisalmer festival in February.

  • It is an amalgamation of Rjasthani culture, folklore and dance forms which are usually performed by the local tribe in Jaisalmer.
  • The festival is also famous for the camel race that is held that is one of the must watch things if you are planning trip to Jaisalmer.
  • Those who are seeking for adventure can look upto camel safari and Jeep Safari that can be done over the sand dunes of the Jaisalmer and brings in a sense of thrill and excitement for the travellers in Jaisalmer.



This festival is especially conducted and organised by the departmement for Rajasthan Tourism and conducts lots of interesting performances in Jaisalmer and many activities that you can do in Jaisalmer. Local people dress in customary and brilliant outfits. They sing and move portraying the misfortunes and achievements of the desert. The Gair and the fire move are features of the celebration. The Kalabaz or the Nat’s are a gathering of nearby wanderers who are mainstream for their gymnastic demonstrations. There are many unique experiences that you can enjoy in the Jaisalmer deserrt festival that are unlike anyother place and is the best time for visitors and travellers to make the most from theor trip to Jaisalmer. It gives oppurtunity for the visitors to explore the desert in Jaisalmer and to indulge in lots of other activities including spending the night time under a starry sky and enjoying the view of the star filled sky under the sand dunes of Jaisalmer.



Things that you can buy in Jaisalmer desert festival


the festival is a paradise for shopper’s who look forward to buy indegenous items and handicraft pieces that are filled and curated with vibrant colors, reflecting the culture and the skills of the local craftsmen. Range of items that are offered includes, handicraft and pieces of attire and other items of illustrating the uniqueness of local craftsmenship. It is also a place where the visitors are served with Rajasthani food over the stalls and dhabbas in the festive that offers local delicaies.



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