popularly known as 'the ship of the desert' has been used as a medium of
transport for several centuries. Due to scarcity of water in desert areas
Camel was domesticated by people of the region for their day-to-day
activities. Camel Safari is the perfect option to explore the Indias western
desert, Thar Desert sprawling across the state of Rajasthan. Thar Desert is
altogether a different world, having endless stretch of sand covered with
dunes, xerophytic shrubs and varied wildlife. Camel Safari is one of the
unique way to explore the mirages of desert and it needs both skill and
imagination. A camel ride will take you to small villages and towns in
Rajasthan and you will get a close look of the lifestyle of the people. In
fact, you will be overwhelmed by sounds and sights, colours and fragrances
which will stay for a long time in your mind.
Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Camel Safari in the Golden City of Jaisalmer is a narrative way to discover
the Thar Desert. One can experience the adventure of the desert on a Camel
Safari in Jaisalmer, which takes one through the golden sands of the Thar
Desert. Riding on a camel back in Jaisalmer is a unique experience which
lingers long in one's memory. As you trek towards enthralling Sam Sand dunes
steeped in golden coloured mist you will get a real experience of the
Camel Safari in Jaisalmer takes one to remote villages,
ancients temples, magnificent forts and palaces, diverse flora and fauna and
the mystic ocean of the sands. When the sun begins to set behind the dunes
and the molten-gold desert changes hues to glistening colours, you will get
a glimpse of the desert lifestyle through the special cultural programmes
organized on the Sam sand dunes and camps. You can also enjoy the
traditional Rajasthani meals and friendly folks alongwith the warm
hospitality of Jaisalmer.
Camel Safari in Bikaner
popularly known as the 'Camel Country' is situated in the north part of the
Rajasthan. Savor and relish the rustic city of Bikaner on the backs of
camels. Founded by Rao Bikaji in 1488 A.D, Bikaner was once an important
staging post on the famous caravan trade routes. The city is dotted with
scored of sand dunes and it distinguished for the best riding camels in the
world. Camel, the ship of the desert is the important part of the day-to-day
life here. Besides doing transportation duties, Camel also works on wells.
Bikaner is also popular for having one of the largest Camel research and
breeding farm in the world.
A ride on the camel's back will take you to beautiful sandstone forts,
palaces and temples of Bikaner and its surrounding areas. Major places to be
covered while you are on a camel safari are - Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace,
Deshnoke Temple, Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary and Fort Museum. Camel Safari in
Bikaner also provides the chance to visit the small villages and meet the
local people and observe their way of living, culture and traditions.
Camel Safari in Jodhpur
Jodhpur the second largest city of Rajasthan is located at the edge of Thar
Desert. Camel Safari in Jodhpur provides a chance to have a glimpse of the
affluent and colourful culture and the true spirit of the Thar Desert.
Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Maldeo Jodha and was the headquarters of
Rathore Rajputs. The 500 year old city was on the old caravan route and was
linked with Middle East.
Ride along the countryside on a Camel and see the historical monuments of
Jodhpur. The popular destinations which can be visited on a Camel Safari
tour in Jodhpur are the Meherangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Moti Mahal
(Pearl Palace), Girdikot & Sardar market, Jaswant Thada and the Mandore
Gardens. You can also savor the beautiful lakes, magnificent forts and
palaces and the varied wildlife of Jodhpur.
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