Gadisar Lake

Peaceful lake with night show

Gadisar Lake in Jaisalmer is like a calm and pretty place with boats, old temples, and beautiful views – perfect for a peaceful and happy time. 🌅🚣‍♂️


per person

Quick Info


1-2 Hours




Location and Accessibility:
Gadisar Lake is located on the outskirts of Jaisalmer city, just a short distance from the famous Jaisalmer Fort. Getting there is easy, whether you're traveling by car, auto-rickshaw, or even on foot. The lake is a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike, making it a must-visit destination during your time in Jaisalmer.

Visiting Hours and Entry Fee:
The lake is open to visitors throughout the day, allowing you to experience its tranquility at your own pace. There is no entry fee to visit Gadisar Lake, (You'll need to take the tickets if you wish to do boating making it an affordable and accessible attraction for travelers of all budgets.

Activities and Attractions:
Gadisar Lake offers a range of activities and attractions to suit every interest. One of the most popular things to do here is to take a boat ride across the shimmering waters, allowing you to admire the beauty of the lake from a unique vantage point. You can also enjoy the NIGHT SHOW daily evening, You can also explore the ornate chhatris (cenotaphs) and temples that dot the lake's perimeter, each one offering a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Jaisalmer.

Photography and Relaxation:
Photography enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities to capture stunning images of Gadisar Lake, especially during sunrise and sunset when the golden hues of the Sun cast a magical glow over the water with Plenty of BIRDS aroud. For those seeking relaxation, there are plenty of shaded spots along the lake's edge where you can sit back, unwind, and soak in the peaceful atmosphere.

Local Culture and Festivities:
Gadisar Lake is not just a scenic spot; it's also deeply intertwined with the cultural fabric of Jaisalmer. Throughout the year, various festivals and events are held here, showcasing the vibrant traditions and customs of the region. From colorful boat races to traditional music and dance performances, these festivities offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and connect with the people of Jaisalmer.

Nearby Attractions and Amenities:
After exploring Gadisar Lake, be sure to visit some of the other nearby attractions, such as the Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, and the bustling markets of the old city. You'll also find plenty of cafes and restaurants around the lake where you can enjoy a delicious meal or refreshing drink while taking in the scenic views.

Final Thoughts:
Gadisar Lake is more than just a body of water; it's a sanctuary of peace and beauty in the heart of the desert. Whether you're seeking adventure, cultural immersion, or simply a moment of tranquility amidst your travels, this enchanting oasis offers something for everyone. So, be sure to add Gadisar Lake to your itinerary and experience the magic of Jaisalmer in all its glory.

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Useful Information

  • Gadisar lake is 1.5 Km from Jaisalmer Fort
  • The entry is free
  • Parking Charges extra
  • Boating Charges extra 
  • Lots of Cafes available 
  • Daily evening free Light & Laser show around 6:30 PM
  • Mugs for buds & Tathastu cafe are 2 cafes most loved at gadisar lake  
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