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Sports and Recreation
In recreational activities, Jaisalmer is primarily famous for desert safaris on camel. There are a number of agencies in the city which organizes safaris of various durations.Boating on Gadisar and para sailing en route Sam sand dunes are some of the other sporting activities.For nature and wildlife lovers the Desert National Park is an important feature of Jaisalmer.
The Park preserves the distinct desert ecosystem and covers a rugged terrain of shifting sand dunes and scrub covered rocky hillocks.The park authorities have designated an exclusive area of the park Sudashri Forest Post for visitors to be able to see the varied fauna in their natural habitat. Modes of transport within Sudashri are camel or camel cart or trek.Sudashri Forest Post is about 75 km from Jaisalmer.Foreigners require a permission from the district magistrate and Desert National Park authorities to enter the park area while Indians need the permission of DNP only.