IndiGo, India’s preferred airline has announced Jaisalmer, Rajasthan as the 81st domestic and 113th overall destination in the 6E network. The airline will launch new daily connections between Jaisalmer-Delhi, Jaisalmer-Mumbai, Jaisalmer-Jaipur and Jaisalmer-Ahmedabad, effective October 12, 2023. These new routes will significantly bolster tourism, trade, and mobility by connecting Jaisalmer to some of the commercial and industrial hubs of the country. This will also provide customers with increased flight options some of the not only be beneficial for business travellers but also mesmerize leisure travellers. With the addition of this new destination in IndiGo’s extensive domestic route network, the airline will strategically promote regional connectivity, and economic growth by providing a gateway for tourists and business travellers to and from Jaisalmer.
Mr Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales at IndiGo, said, “We are extremely pleased to add Jaisalmer to our extensive domestic network. Also known as the golden city, distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture, flights to/from Jaisalmer will establish a connection with other regions of the country through major commercial and industrial capitals such as Delhi and Mumbai. By announcing air connectivity to Jaisalmer, we also aim to provide easy access to neighboring areas while contributing to economic activity and opportunities. IndiGo has been at the forefront of enhancing regional connectivity, and continues its commitment to providing affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences.”
Jaisalmer, a mystical city in the state of Rajasthan, is situated on the westernmost frontier of India and rises from the heart of the Thar Desert. Also attributed as the “Golden City of India” owing to the yellow sand and yellow sandstone used in the architecture of the town that gives it a golden look, Jaisalmer is famous all over the world for its palaces and forts of spectacular opulence. Jaisalmer traces its inception to the 12th century. It has transformed itself into one of India’s key tourist destinations as well as claims an important position among the tourist attractions spread all over the desert land of Rajasthan. The city’s most prominent landmark is the Jaisalmer Fort, also called Sonar Qila (Golden Fort).
During your visit to the city of Jaisalmer, you can indulge in several desert experiences which are not only adventurous but also filled with fun. Heading out on a safari tour on a jeep or camel and traversing your way through the sands is certainly a great experience. The desert camps have also got loads of other fun for you. You will be spending amazing evening hours at the campsite witnessing the traditional performances of music and dance. The campsites are also known to offer the best authentic Rajasthani dishes to delight your taste buds.