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Witness the spectacular beauty of the sandy terrain in the golden desert of the Maharaja State, Rajasthan. Jaisalmer, the charming desert haven, sways in in a profusion of colours. A camel safari in Jaisalmer through the rustic terrains of this place will take one across sand dunes, sometimes even the size of a 2 storeyed building. The camel safaris are a great way to explore the Jaisalmer countryside, to experience its magnificence. The Jaisalmer Desert Safari is a very popular activity in Thar Desert. This fun and adventurous activity takes people close to the rustic life of villagers living around the desert and also makes one see splendid sights of the spectacular desert. The fort of Jaisalmer will take you back to the bygone era; the fort situated amidst sandy plains is a spectacle of impeccable architecture. A camel safari in Jaisalmer can add the much needed thrill to your normal travel story of Rajasthan. The desert safari will give one, an adventure of a full day camel ride crossing several sand dunes in the Jaisalmer desert followed by an authentic style traditional dinner along with local dance performances at the Desert Camps. Among other prominent activities, Jeep safaris, quad biking, paragliding and blasting sand dunes are quite popular around here.

 

Jaisalmer is an intriguing destination, very distinct from any other place in India. Locals wearing colourful turbans, dresses and big smiles are much known for their hospitality. A camel Safari adventure tour can also give one an experience of a lifetime where one can spend the night in the middle of the desert staying in luxury Swiss tents that are equipped with all modern amenities. Every camp in the desert welcomes one to a cultural programme around a bonfire. A holiday spent exploring the huge palaces, fort and temples that also include a camel safari would be an incredible story to tell.

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Dune Bashing and Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Dune Bashing and Camel Safari in Jaisalmer

6H

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:If you are looking for some adventurous desert safari experience, then this tour is a perfect fit for you.Embark on this amazing tour of Sam Dunes in Rajasthan and indulge in various adventurous activities.Get picked up from your hotel in Jaisalmer and proceed towards the location for some amazing experience.Indulge in the dune safari ride and travel along the dunes in style in a 4x4 vehicle.Enjoy an enthralling camel ride and cart rides with your loved ones.End your trip with a lip-smacking authentic Rajasthani buffet and head back to Jaisalmer with lots of memories.
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Desert Adventure in Jaisalmer
Desert Adventure in Jaisalmer

6H

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:Get ready for a desert adventure of a lifetime at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.Explore some of the most beautiful locations in the vicinity while riding a desert camel over the dunes.Blast the dunes of the desert in a jeep while enjoying the sunset. Trek to the villages and learn the living style of the rural Rajasthan.
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Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Camel Safari in Jaisalmer

1D

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:-Make your vacation a special one as you head out on a thrilling Camel Safari in Jaisalmer and get a chance to explore the rustic beauty of this city.-You will reach by jeep to the pickup point of the camel and get a chance to watch the sunrise and then meet your camels and guides.-After breakfast, get up and enjoy a thrilling ride through the desert enjoying the beauty of the place.-Enjoy a delicious lunch break in the shade, and then you will set off for the dunes and reach there by sunset.-Enjoy a freshly prepared Indian meal while you watch the sun go down. After sunset, you’ll return to Jaisalmer by jeep.-You will depart at around 6:30 AM and end your tour by 9:30 PM and conclude your camel safari in Jaisalmer.About the Destination:When we talk about the Golden city in India, the first place that strikes our mind is the enchanting Jaisalmer city. Camel Safari in Jaisalmer, dune bashing, desert camping is few of the interesting activities here which attract a lot of tourist around the world.  Rich in history and with a brimming culture, this city lies just at the Indo- Pak border. Spend your evening in the desert enjoying the cultural programs and the folk music will lure you away.  Jaisalmer is embellished with lakes, beautiful temples, havelis and mansions clad in brilliant yellowish sandstone.Get up on to the camel seat and head out to the desert or camp under the night sky in this brilliant land for an extraordinary affair. The Jaisalmer Fort remains as a crown on the city and gives a delightful complexity to the scene. It likewise has a lake and numerous glorious temples, all made of sandstone. The tight back roads encompassing the fortification are possessed by people dwelling there for ages. Jaisalmer is a wonderful amalgam of extraordinary Indian leave culture, legacy and experience.Also, known as the Golden city this marvellous city will take you on a journey to the land of romantics. Each of the places in the city is said to have lots of untold affairs which is hidden in the walls of forts. This city is also famous for the famous Tannot Mata temple dedicated to the divine goddess Hinglaj Mata's new clone Tannot Mata. If you are close to the border then you can also visit the village nearby and meet with the local villagers.The openness and charm of Jaisalmer deserts are admired by thousands of visitors every year. While in the deserts of Jaisalmer, the grandiosity of Camel Safaris and desert-camping enthrals the visitors. Jaisalmer’s countryside tours are the most popular among the visitors. These tours take the visitors to the rustic villages and allow them to have a glimpse of life across the desert lands. Jaisalmer Camel Safaris are the most favoured way of exploring these villages and unfold their magnificence.Although, this city is touched by commercialization the people residing here still has a tight grip on their culture. Everything in this vibrant city will take you back to the ancient time. A lot of people these days visit this Golden city to enjoy the charm of bygone days. Not just this, as you walk through the markets you will see how they have preserved their culture through their art and embroidered items.  Get closer to this city this time as you head out for a nice vacation far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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Cultural Evening in Jaisalmer
Cultural Evening in Jaisalmer

4H

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:If you want to have an amazing experience amidst the beautiful sand dunes of Rajasthan, then this tour is a perfect fit for you.Embark on this amazing tour and experience a camel rides to explore the Sam sand dunes.Behold the beautiful sunset behind the golden sands of sand dunes.Proceed to the camp and enjoy a traditional welcome followed by the Rajasthani folk music and dance while you enjoy evening tea and delicious snacks.Have a delicious Rajasthani buffet near the camp fire with your loved ones.End your trip with lots of memories.
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Half Day Sunrise Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Half Day Sunrise Camel Safari in Jaisalmer

6H

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:Make your desert experience in Jaisalmer a special one with this exciting camel safari in Jaisalmer.You will start at around 5:00 AM in the morning and enjoy a day in the desert with some magnificent views.Leave from Jaisalmer by jeep which will take you around one hour to reach sand dunes.Once there enjoy a delicious morning breakfast cooked by the cook while witnessing the glorious sunrise.After your breakfast, get ready for the camel ride through the desert of Jaisalmer.You will ride the camels for 90 minutes and then reach the jeep point.Once there you will be picked up by the jeep which will take you back to Jaisalmer.On your way back visit the famous Khaba fort and the oasis.Conclude this tour at around 11:00 AM once you reach back to your hotel in Jaisalmer.
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Camp Stay in Jaisalmer with Camel Safari Flat 44% off Best Seller
Camp Stay in Jaisalmer with Camel Safari Flat 44% off

2D/1N

Jaisalmer

The Desert Camp is in Jaisalmer's golden sand dunes and one of the most visited places. Explore the pure and colorful Rajasthani culture with the camel safari. The guests are welcomed with warmth and love.About the activity:You need to reach Sam village which is around 30 km from Jaisalmer. You will be welcomed with traditional ritual of  'Aarti' and 'Tika' at the entrance. You will be then taken for a camel safari in the great Thar Desert to relish your evening and watching the sunset. After safari enjoys the bonfire, music, dance, and stargazing with drinks. Slip into your comfortable tents after dinner. Wake up the next morning for a healthy breakfast and move to Jaisalmer after breakfast.Note- Special dates for this tour are Diwali (23 Oct to 10 Nov), New year (20 Dec to 30 Dec) and 31st Dec.Meals:Breakfast and dinner will be served during your stay and enjoy snacks and soft drinks.  Check-in time: 4:00 pmCheckout time: 11.00 amMinimum occupancy: 2 PaxHow to reach:The campsite is located in Sam which is 40 km from Jaisalmer, you can easily reach here by public or private transport. The exact location will be disclosed after the booking for the package is confirmed.
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INR 2,253

INR 1,254

Jaisalmer Camping Tour with Camel Safari Flat 11% Off Best Seller
Jaisalmer Camping Tour with Camel Safari Flat 11% Off

2D/1N

Jaisalmer

About Jaisalmer:A golden city settled on desert edges and have historical monuments with rich culture at its right hand, defines Jaisalmer. This city is always successful in making its visitors go awestruck with the grandeur and beauty at the the same time. Along with that, Thar desert is a gem in here.About the camp:The desert camp is well settled in Thar Desert National Park, surrounded by sand dunes and close to Barna and Khuri, two beautiful villages near Jaisalmer. The camp is designed in a traditional desert village style with all the latest facilities. Also, stunning open spaces are present where you can watch the great sunset and sunrise above the sand dunes. Settled away from the city life in calm environment, it is 38 km away from the city center.About the Stay:The camp tents are luxury Swiss Cottages with all the modern facilities and spacious rooms. You will surely feel like a king in here with carpeted floors and handicrafts hanging. A total of 8 cottages have attached washrooms with hot/cold water running and 24 people can stay here at a time for sure.CHECK IN TIME: 12:00 PMCHECK OUT TIME: 12.00 PMAbout the activity:-  You have to reach to the campsite around 12:00 PM where traditional welcome with non alcoholic beverage will be done. - Stay in leisure for sometime and then pick yourself up for a camel safari until sunset.- Guests are provided with a fabulous opportunity to come face to face with the nomadic folks of the desert who lead an enchanting lifestyle and to see the way of life in the desert.- Post safari, return back to the camp and enjoy a cultural time with Rajasthani folk dance and music right in the center of the camp.- Give some time to stargazing and bring some wonderful thoughts before you snug deep in the sleep.- Breakfast will be waiting for you next morning in mid of the beautiful sunrise shining on your skin. How to reach? You will be shared with exact locations post bookings as the camp is situated in a distinct location. You have to reach here by your own vehicle or a shared vehicle.
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Desert Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Desert Camel Safari in Jaisalmer

3H

Jaisalmer

About the Activity:Get on the back of camels and enjoy the golden sand dunes of Thar Desert.Explore the dessert for three hours and take a lot of pictures.Head back home with lots of memories.
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  1. Where can I do Camel Safari in Jaisalmer?

    1. Sam Sand Dunes: These are the most famous in Rajasthan for enjoying enthralling camel ride in Jaisalmer in the golden dunes. With a height ranging between 30 to 60 meters that change into a new shape every day, these let you enjoy a different desert landscape at every visit.

    The area is without vegetation and proves to be an idyllic location to enjoy a pleasurable camel safari and stunning sunset views. This destination is also known for its being picturized in many popular Bollywood movies like Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Refugee, Tashan, etc., which add to its charm.

    The area also boasts of some of the best resorts and camping sites to mark your stay with a blissful experience. The Sam sand dunes are considered to be Rajasthan's number one region to enjoy a camel safari and are thronged by more than a million tourists every year.

    Location: 40 km to the west of Jaisalmer.
    Timings:
    - 4:30 am to 6 am for Sunrise Camel Safari.
    - 5 pm to 7 pm for Sunset Camel Safari.

    Cost: The price depends upon the package chosen and Thrillophilia offers packages for as low as Rs 1000 per person. You can upgrade a simple package to higher ones and enjoy cultural programs and stay as well.

    2. Khuri Sand Dunes: Khuri is a small town that offers authentic Rajasthani rustic appeal and the chance to enjoy an unusual experience of visiting traditional houses made up of clay, dung, and thatched roofs. Khuri sand dunes are just 1 Km off from the village and it takes only 10-15 minutes to come to the magnificent location.

    These are less crowded as compared to Sam dunes but offer the same elegance and fascination and almost the same size. The views of the yellow dunes at night fill you with delight and are remarkable indeed.

    The place is not much commercialized and proves to be a serene retreat to those who love to spend their time away from the crowd. You can enjoy camel/jeep safaris, tent houses, cultural programs, Rajasthani cuisine, etc. to experience the best of Rajasthan.

    Location: 50 km to the southwest of Jaisalmer.
    Timings:
    - 4:30 am to 6 am for Sunrise Camel Safari.
    - 5 pm to 7 pm for Sunset Camel Safari.

    Cost: Depends on the package chosen and is variable.

    3. Lodhruva Sand Dunes: Lodhruva is another popular tourist destination in Jaisalmer for its architectural ruins, ancient Jain Temples, and surrounding sand dunes. It is the closest place from Jaisalmer to enjoy a camel safari but its sand dunes are small as compared to the Sam and Khuri Sand Dunes.

    Location: 15 kilometers to the north-west of Jaisalmer.
    Timings:
    - 4:30 am to 6 am for Sunrise Camel Safari.
    - 5 pm to 7 pm for Sunset Camel Safari.

    Cost: The Jaisalmer camel safari price depends on the package you chose and is variable.

  2. What should I wear to Jaisalmer camel safari?

    For a memorable camel ride in Jaisalmer, it is better to wear loose-fitting and comfortable clothes like light pants to cover your legs and a breathable full-sleeves shirt.

    Also, make sure to wear proper shoes as loose footwear like flip flops can create problems. If you have chosen a morning safari don't forget to carry sunscreen, a hat or scarf, and sunglasses to keep yourself protected from the scorching sun's heat.

  3. What is the best time to do camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    The best time to indulge in a thrilling camel safari in Jaisalmer is during winters when temperatures are comfortable, and weather conditions are suitable for traveling. November to March are the best months to enjoy a remarkable experience in the desert when the maximum temperature remains under 24 degrees Celsius.

    At night, the temperature may drop down to 7 or 8 degrees Celsius in the desert during winters making it ideal to enjoy a winter retreat. However, even during winters, it is better to go for a camel safari either during early morning or around sunset time to have an everlasting experience.

  4. How much weight can a camel carry on its back?

    Camels are known as the 'Ship of the Desert' and are strong enough to carry about 170 kg to 270 kg at a time. One or two individuals can easily ride on a camel during a camel safari in Jaisalmer.
  5. How long will we ride the camel for?

    The shortest duration for which you would be on the back of a camel is 90 minutes, whereas there are various packages available at different Jaisalmer camel safari prices that offer different camel ride duration. The packages you can choose from a few hours to overnight and even days if you are a true desert enthusiast.
  6. Is an expert available with the riders during the camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    The Camel Safari in Jaisalmer is offered by notable operators who make sure to provide you with trained and well-experienced staff and camels. Thrillophilia also features a professional crew team to ensure you have a safe, comfortable, and a once in a  lifetime kind of camel safari experience in Jaisalmer.
  7. Are pregnant women allowed for camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    As the camel safari involves traveling through desert terrain, it involves a bumpy journey. It is not recommended for pregnant women or travelers with backache and other physical disabilities.
  8. How can I control the camel in camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    The camels used for the safari in Jaisalmer are trained and do not require much effort to get handled. Also, you will be accompanied by camel handlers, so you need not worry.
  9. What are the safety precautions taken during camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    Research about the operators and the dunes before starting your Jaisalmer camel safari. Sam sand dunes are often crowded while Khuri offers a secluded experience:

    - If you are new to camel riding, opt for the shortest one.

    - Don’t have bhang before your camel ride; it may ruin your safari experience.

    - Don't forget to wear sunscreen/sunblock, a hat/bandana, and sunglasses.

    - Be prepared to face the sun's heat as it gets very hot even in winters.

    - Wear loose full sleeves shirts and pants, properly secured sandals/shoes for the ride but take warm clothes, socks for the night as it gets really chilly at night.
  10. What are the things to carry while going for a camel ride in Jaisalmer?

    While on a Jaisalmer camel safari, following items must be in your backpack to have a wonderful experience:

    - Sunscreen (with a high SPF)
    - Sunglasses (with UV protection)
    - Hat/Bandana to cover your head and neck
    - Insect repellent
    - Torch/flashlight
    - Toilet paper/Face wipes
    - Hand sanitizer
    - Toothbrush and toothpaste
    - Small amount of cash to buy cold beers and tipping
    - Warm clothes for cool nights and mornings
    - Waterproof bag for cameras.
  11. From where can we book camel safari packages for Jaisalmer?

    Thrillophilia has all the information, vendors, and carefully crafted packages for organizing a camel safari in Jaisalmer. We help you to choose your place for accommodation, travel, food and also have multiple options for you to camp in the desert when you come for camel safari for a complete exotic experience.

    The camping options certainly include considerations for the luxuries and amenities that you require during your stay in the desert. Thrillophilia also takes care that you get a wholesome cultural taste of Jaisalmer and what better way to do it than a camel ride in the golden sand dunes.

  12. Can we do this activity even if we don’t know how to ride a camel?

    Camel riding is actually fun and can be done by anyone, even if they never rode a camel before. You have to familiarize yourself with the animal. You will be helped by the camel caretaker to climb over the animal while the camel is crouching down.

    You have to take hold of the handlebar and climb on the saddle and make yourself as comfortable as you can get. The camel will then rise up, and all you have to do is take ahold of the handlebar tightly. The movement of the camel will make you swing away.

  13. What is unique about a camel safari in Jaisalmer?

    Jaisalmer is a desert city in Rajasthan that depicts its cultural heritage and legacy in the best possible way. The Jaisalmer camel safari is an experience unlike anything else. The view of the endless expanse of sparkling golden sand while straddling a camel is the true desert experience that would leave you mesmerized.

    Added to it, the overnight stay option in the desert in a camp is the cherry on the icing. You can enjoy delicious Rajasthani food under the open night sky. The camps also have several performances that give you an insight into the rich culture and tradition of Jaisalmer. The music, energy and folklore is something you would love to experience while having a camel ride in Jaisalmer.

  14. Is Jaisalmer Camel safari safe for kids?

    Jaisalmer Camel safari can be an absolutely unforgettable experience for kids as camel riding is fun and very exciting for them. It is advisable though that a child is accompanied by an adult on the camel. The animal’s movement that creates a swinging motion for the rider is extremely fun for kids, and they have a great time. It would certainly be memorable for them and an experience to last a lifetime.

  15. What are the safety precautions taken during camel safari packages?

    Camel riding is a strenuous activity as the rider has to sit for hours on the back of the camel. The legs remain astride in a single position and can therefore cause pain. The camel's movement makes the rider swing too much that can result in injuries on the back and in the neck.

    So, it is advised that you seek medical attention if you are planning to go for riding a camel. Do not show too much enthusiasm as that can scare the animal. Do not hurt the animal in any way. Remember to relax and comfortably enjoy the ride.

  16. Is there a weight limit to ride a camel?

    A camel cannot carry weight beyond 270 kg. It is a strong animal and has a lot of strength and speed on the sand. They have been used for thousands of years as a means of transport by human beings and are called as the ships of the desert a term that perfectly applies to the speed and strength of the animal.

  17. How many people can ride a camel at a time?

    Camels are strong creatures and can generally carry about 170 kg to 270 kg, and it is because of this capacity, they are often called the ship of the desert. A camel can usually give a tour of the desert to one or two individuals. Loading up more people than that would cause unnecessary hardship to the animal and would also be uncomfortable for the riders. It is advisable to adhere to the animal cruelty laws and be careful about the weight being loaded on the camels.

  18. How much does Jaisalmer camel safari cost?

    There is a wide range of prices that a camel safari in Jaisalmer can cost. It ranges from about 1000-1800 INR per person. The difference in price is due to the facilities that are available along with the ride. Also, the time spent on the camel is a deciding factor.

  19. What are the best places to stay in Jaisalmer for camel safari?

    1. Prince Desert Camp: A luxurious interior and nature at its rawest form on the outside make this one of the most popular camps.

    2. Marina Desert Resort: A change of pace from the hustle of the city, this resort provides all the comforts that are needed, but blends in with nature easily. You can experience the cultural shows as well as the camel safaris effortlessly.

    3. Desert Springs Resort: Known for the cultural shows that are organized each evening, this resort features the famous Queen Harish who has gained global recognition in dance. Tents with bars and rejuvenating spas will offer you the best amenities while helping you relax. 

    4. Pal Rajah Resort: Offering seclusion from other camps and tents, this resort strives to provide warm service and makes sure that you have a pleasant experience. Apart from the camel safari, you can also experience jeep safaris while enjoying the rustic beauty around.