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24 October 2019
I recently bought this Pushkar Adventure Desert Camp trip from Thrillophilia and went there and it became one of my best trips till now. Thrillophilia's team have arranged and planned everything on tim...
24 October 2019
This is one of the best trips from Thrillophilia. I recently visited Pushkar Adventure Desert Camp and it was really adventurous, the best thing I have enjoyed is the camel safari and jeep safari.
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Camping in one of the oldest cities of India – Pushkar – is never complete without sandy desert rides on a camel top and engaging in melodious Rajasthani music and artistic cultural shows. Here are some ace options with the most attractive deals that would make your Pushkar camping memorable.
1. Rajasthan Royal Desert Camp: To experience a luxurious and delightful night stay in Pushkar in a natural environment, you have to book a reservation in this camp. Located a bit far away from the mainland Pushkar, the field is at the edge of the Rajasthan desert area, where you can cradle on the warm lap of mother nature.
This Pushkar camping resort offers highly decorated and furnished tents and cottages with air conditioning facilities and soothing environment.
Price: Price deals start from 14,100 INR/Night for a room which can be shared by two persons.
2. Orchard Camp: The Orchard camp built in the village of Ganaghera in Pushkar is a perfect romantic stop to hangout. Rightly named as Orchard, the resort lays in the middle of an alluring rose-filled garden and many other greeneries.
Set so close to the open area where Camel fair is held each year. This eco-camp is also famous for its hospitality, music shows and excellent dining facilities.
Price: Price deals start from 7,000 INR/Night for a twin bedroom, and many attractive bulk packages are also available in all seasons.
3. Camp Bliss, Pushkar: Camping in Pushkar is never complete without a camel ride. Your Pushkar camping experience can be enlightened within a single day stay at Camp Bliss. Bounded by native Amla orchards, the camp provides the perfect mixture of luxury, comfort, supportive staffs and adventurous camel trips.
There are many tourist attractions around the place, and it’s an enchanted place to plan your first camping.
Price: Attractive price deals are available, ranging from 7500 INR /Night for two persons.
4. Pushkar Exotic Nature Camp: With a blend of Camel and Jeep safaris, the Exotic Nature Camp takes your experience of camping in Pushkar to the next level. Delicious Rajasthani cuisines and meditation classes are bonuses to your touring package.
The camp organizes bonfire by late evenings where the visitors will gather around and entertain themselves with activities like singing and dancing to their favorite tunes.
Price: Many affordable budget plans for camping is available in this desert resort, and deals start from 4000 INR/ Night stay.
5. Atithi Camp: A little far from the Pushkar lake, this camping site lies 400 m away from the famous Brahma temple. Serving the clients with a big smile, you will be amazed by the gesture and hospitality of the hotel staff.
The tents here are built reflecting Mugal designs on the interiors. The resort also features excellent toiletries and bathroom facilities attached to every tent unit.
Mustard fields surround the camp and camel rides are also available around the locale. The best time to visit this camp is during the early monsoons, right in time for the Brahma temple festival.
Price: Deals start from 8000 INR/Night for a family of 4. Prices may vary depending on festive seasons.
Here is our checklist of apparels and Equipment that you should carry to Puskar
- Loose cotton shirts and trousers
- Full sleeves Pyjamas/Nightwear
- Sweater and a blanket
- A pair of shoes
- Polarized sunglasses
- Bottled drinking water
- Towels and wet wipes
- Navigation compass
- A capacious fanny pack and backpack
- First aid kid with all emergency medicines
- Lip balm
- Powerbank and charging cables
- Lighter and Matchsticks
- Mosquito repellent
Most of the camps in Pushkar provide food and safe bottled water as added complementary to their tour packages.
You can relish the tasty Rajasthani cuisine with preferences of vegetarian and non-veg without any restrictions and hesitations.
Monsoon starts in Puskar by end of July and prevails till October. With very few visitors on board, this time span is generally referred as offseason in the terrain. However, You can still enjoy the fresh air that the breeze swivels in hot-broiled Pushkar.
Fresh greeneries can also be spotted across the valleys of Puskar lake. Festivals like Teej, Kajli Teej and Abhaneri Festival, occur during these months radiating the traditions and culture of the locale. Therefore, it is not only possible to do camping during this season in Pushkar, but you may even find it more enjoyable than the usual fanfare seen in tourist season.
Pushkar camping as a solo female is not an easy task. The person has to be brave and careful of their surroundings. Even after tightening security with the help of local cops, occasionally some cases of attacks and theft on foreign visitors are recorded.
Hence, we strongly recommend you not to engage in talking with strangers who hover around. Always inform the camp manager or the in-charge staff before leaving your room if you prefer for a long night's walk. Keep yourself in check under network coverage areas to make sure that you can inform your emergency contact in case of an ambush attack or if you were lost.
If you are a lover for camping with family, then Pushkar camping is the right place for you. Profused with many iconic landmarks and chilling spots, this small town of Rajasthan is the right place to fit in for seekers who are interested in Hindu shrines, lake views, dessert rides and festive celebrations.
Also, full moon night camping is a unique option, and you will have dozens of other sightseeing options to spend your time.
It’s all windy and hot in Pushkar. For instance, Pushkar is less hot when compared to other parts of Rajasthan and also received a considerable amount of rainfall that it preserves its lushes of green valleys. However, at night, the temperature can gradually decrease, resulting in a cold night.
Puskar is located in Ajmer, Rajasthan and borders Thar desert on one side and on the banks of Pushkar river. It is 150 km away from the state capital, Jaipur. The Ajmer railways junction lies at the proximity of just 11 Km from Pushkar terminus rail station.
The town is also well connected with state and national highways making your bus and car travel smoother. If you prefer an air route, book your tickets Sanganer, Jaipur. The airport is linked with major cities of India and is at a distance of 150 km from Pushkar.
The Climate in Puskar is generally hot. Equip yourself with a pair of comfy cotton clothes for the hot day time.
1. To tackle the scorching sun carry sunglasses, sunscreen moisturizers, and a hat.
2. Dehydration can happen easily and so it’s a must to carry sufficient drinking water.
3. Winter night as hot Pushkar can be adversely cold. As a preventive measure carry your sweater and a nice warm blanket too.
4. It is essential to stay with a power and light source in your bags and so add a powerbank and a torchlight to your checklist.
5. The desert plateau is like an open maze. Have a handy navigation compass with you.
6. Finally, an excellent camera to capture candid and lovely moments.
Comparing to other tourist attractions of Rajasthan, the cost of camping in Pushkar is considerably high due to the presence of tourists all around the year.
The average costing of Puskar camping will range from 4000 – 8000 INR for two persons a night and at times would hit an extreme of 15000 INR during festive seasons. Prior planning and booking your seats in the camps would drastically save your pockets.
Pushkar is a land of dreams, and the town stays lit on all days of the year. The best time for camping in Pushkar is between October and March, in the winter season. With a horde of crowd and devotes bugging around the holy town focused on the Brahma temple festival, months of October and November is the time to set your booking plan for camping.
Summer kicks in Pushkar by late March and lasts till June. These are typical hot days in Rajasthan with the heat spiking over 45° C. Many don't prefer visiting this off-season period.
Monsoons cools the hot land with decent rainfall making the temperature dropped to a record low of 15 °C and a maximum of 31°C. The area receives decent rainfall, but this season between June and October still doesn’t attract tourists making it an off-season for camping in Pushkar but displays the completely different tranquillity of the desert valley.
Camps in Pushkar offer a mixture of services according to the budget segregated for your travel. You can book luxurious desert camps that cater to camel rides and jeep safaris, or greenies bounded camps revealing the beauty of Aravalli hills and Pushkar lake.
There are also comprehensive camping packages by some reputed resorts to enjoy sightseeing during festive times.
When the night has come, and the land is dark in Pushkar, you can choose to sleep either outside or inside of your tent after the bonfire celebrations. Under the glistening night sky, you can use the cosy sleeping bags offered by the resort management.
The sleeping bags are made according to the climate and designed for a perfect fit for users with dirt-free maintenance. Most of the hotels offer bed rolls instead of sleeping bags for better comfortability.
As mentioned earlier, some cases of theft and attacks on foreigners are recorded by cops over the last few years. Always stay in groups and keep your loved ones informed about your daily routine in camp.
Save and note down the local security channel numbers to contact in case of emergency. Better safe than sorry right?
Staying in resort camps is a little better than staying in woods, but still, you are prone to the attack of wild animals and insects. The population of monkeys is high in the suburb area of Pushkar. Hence, it's advised to keep your food items sealed.
Stock insect repellants and keep away from standing water which can be the breeding place for insects. During nights engulf yourself under your blankets or bedrolls so that mosquitoes can't poke your skin.
Your backpack is your saviour. There are chances that a person can be left stranded at nights on nowhere land. Always have torchlight to illuminate nights, adequate drinking water to tackle hot sun and matchsticks to set up a temporary fire that would scare away wild animals.
Pushkar is sadly not the place for a non-vegetarian. Being the holy shrine of Lord Brahma and the rest house of many devotes, meat is entirely not available in Pushkar. There is a variety of veg meals to try that you will never get to taste in other parts of India.
Camping in Pushkar is not fun without a barbeque night, right? Luckily some of the camps cater a few non-veg meals and multi-cuisine barbeque menu for the food lovers.
Light warm clothes, jackets and a scarf are preferred for colder nights. Long-sleeved shirt and pants would cover you from the sun but make sure they are loose so some fresh air can help you avoid sweating.
Camping in Pushkar is a complete bliss with the all-round activities they offer.
1. Desert safaris on a camelback,
2. Bonfire fun with music and dance
3. Jeep safari in the river valley
4. Hot-air ballooning on the south of Puskar lake.
5. Sightseeing the rich cultural shows and cattle gathering during Pushkar fair
6. Admiring the festive celebrations on pilgrimages.
7. Street food walk and shopping in the local market
8. Zip-lining ride and mountain hiking in Aravalli hills
Though there is no strict rule enforced in the city, smoking is still prohibited in public places. As holy sites scattered all around, Liquor selling and drinking is also stated against the law and fined heavily.
However, alcoholic drinks can be availed in some shops and restaurants that permit the consumption within their premises. Only in some camps smoking and drinking are allowed and before checking in do check if you are allowed to do so.
All the luxurious camps in Pushkar offer its clients with clean and well-maintained washrooms. At some resorts camps, you are also provided with options of utilizing hot water bath. Each unit in the resorts provides visitors with private bathrooms with toilets that are tiled and well fabricated.