- Duration: 13 Days
- Major Attractions: Colourful village culture of rajasthan, Camel Safari, Jaisalmer temple and havelies
- Destination Covered:Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer
India has slowly become a favorite adventure destination and Indian Adventure tours are coming on world adventure map. The western Indian state, Rajasthan is equally famous for cultural and adventure tours. Thar Desert plays a vital role in the formation of Rajasthan located in its western side.
Camel has been a very important mode of transport in Thar Desert for centuries. The ship of Desert has become the part of life for locals. In-order to see the real lifestyle and to know the people of Thar Desert closely, the camel safari is a best option as we camp near the small villages and also visit the local houses, schools and fields.
The Sand Dunes of Rajasthan become very beautiful in the night and sleeping under a starlit sky is an awesome experience. Desert National Park near Jaisalmer is a great source of wildlife in India as you can see the very rare and highly endangered Great Indian Bustard here. The other wild animals found in the desert are fox, wildcat, black back, Chikara, Leopard and few other antelopes. A bird watcher will be pleased to see the national bird of India Peacock as well as few other birds like cranes, kingfisher, eagles, vultures and Laager falcons etc.
Day 1 – Delhi-Arrival
Arrive at Delhi international airport, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 – Delhi
After breakfast, start a daylong tour of Old & New Delhi. Today visit historical Qutab Minar, which was the tallest tower in India once upon a time, Humanyun’s Tomb – this was constructed by Begum Hamida for his Emperor husband from Mughal dynasty Humanyun.
It is considered as a forerunners of world famous Taj Mahal. Also take a tour of India Gate, the house of President and Parliament House. If time permits visit Red Fort – listed as UNESCO world heritage site and is an example of great Mughal architecture, Jama Masjid – one of the biggest mosques in Asia, historical Chandni Chowk market and Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of Nation.
Day 3 – Delhi-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer
In time, transfer to the airport to catch the flight to Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur, drive towards Golden city of Jaisalmer. Arrive at Jaisalmer and transfer to the hotel.
Day 4 – Jaisalmer
After breakfast, take a tour of still populated Golden Fort and the beautiful Jain temples located inside the fort. Also visit the Havelis of Jaisalmer to see the incredible stone work as Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmalji Ki Haveli and Salim Singhji Ki Haveli. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 – Jaisalmer-Baishakhi
After having breakfast, transfer through the jeeps to the starting point of the camel safari. Here, you will meet the team of this camel safari tour and ride the camel. You will travel through great Thar Desert. En-route, see Barabagh – an oasis in the desert at Jaisalmer and also the historical royal cenotaphs located closely. Enjoy the lunch under a desert tree and relax for few hours. After taking the rest for couple of hours, ride the ship of desert again towards the camp site. Stay in the camel safari camps below the star lit beautiful sky.
Day 6 – Baishakhi-Lodhurva
Enjoy the breakfast in the camp and begin the adventure towards Ram Kunda (an auspicious pond), here have the lunch & relax. In the afternoon start the safari towards Lodhurva village. Lodhurva is the previous capital of Jaisalmer state and very much famous for the carved Jain temples.
Day 7 – Lodhurva-Kanoi
Today, leave for Kanoi village. In Kanoi, see the amazing artistic houses. In the night stay in the camp located the Kanoi Sand Dunes.
Day 8 – Kanoi-Rawla Sand Dunes
Today, proceed to Rawla Sand Dunes stopping on the way at Sam Sand Dunes to have the fresh lunch. Arrive at Rawla Sand Dunes and enjoy the Rajasthani Folk music along with traditional Dance.
Day 9 – Rawla-Khaba
Today reach to the ruined village of Khaba. Enjoy the lunch near to the Muslim Dhani (a tiny village). En-route, visit a Hindu village Jamara. Arrive at Khaba and relax. Khaba was a flourishing village of trader Paliwal Brahmins. Visit the small Khaba Fort, a little pond and a very nice geological museum to view some Fossil stones and the articles.
Day 10 – Khaba-Kuldhara
After breakfast, start the riding to ruined Kuldhara village. On the way, have the lunch in Jaseri Village. Stay for the night at Kuldhara.
Day 11 – Kuldhara-Mool Sagar-Jaisalmer
Today will be the culminating day of the camel safari trip. Enjoy the lunch in Mool Sagar Village. After lunch, transfer through the jeep to Jaisalmer to stay overnight.
Day 12 – Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
After having leisurely breakfast, drive to Blue city of Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur and check in to the hotel. After lunch take a tour of one of the most imposing forts in India, Mehrangarh Fort and the royal cenotaphs located at Jaswant Thada.
Day 13 – Jodhpur-Delhi-Departure
At Appropriate time, transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Delhi. Arrive in Delhi and embark the connecting flight back home. The tour ends.