Timings: Open 24 Hours Major Airports: Jodhpur Airport Best time: October to March
The placid waters of the lake are akin to an oasis in the desert, Located close to the Jaisalmer Fort and visited by numerous tourists regularly. Watching the sunrise from the sides of the lake happens to be pretty interesting while the children and other visitors hoping for some activity find time to go boating in the lake.
The religious minded choose to do a bit of temple hopping along the banks while feeding the fish. There are quite a few temples as well as Chattris situated alongside a few spacious ghats where the devout Hindus offer their prayers. It happens to be a delightful and serene location making the photographers sit up and click excitedly on noticing migratory birds landing around the lake.
Many of the tourists make sure to come up to this beautiful lake well before dawn in order to catch the first rays of the sun hit the Fort of Jaisalmer. It is a spot that cannot be missed even on a hectic trip as the waters have a way of relaxing the minds of the visitors after traversing through the dry and parched desert roads.
There is no fee for visiting the lake. Boating and other activities have varying rates.