Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Mandwa (in
Best Time :
November to March.
Find out what arrangements are being made for accommodation,
food and drink and other essentials, before you start your trip.
Camel Safari in Rajasthan - India
When you are coming to India, then don't forget to experience the Camel
Safari, as this experience will leave some unforgettable moments in your
life. Thar - the Great India Desert, sprawls across the western extreme part
of the state of Rajasthan in India, offering some very daunting sand zones
of the world. Camel - ponderous, surly, smelly and generally unattractive
are the main source of this safari on this sand zone.
The barren desert and drifting sand dunes of Rajasthan India will overwhelm
you by sounds and sights, colours and fragrances. You will come closer to
the real culture and tradition of Rajasthan, as the camel safari will enter
deeper & deeper into the land. The camel safari will acquaint you with
the desert life. Though there are many other means of touring the land of
Rajasthan, camel safari is the best way to explore this desert state of
Some Best Location for the Camel Safari
from Jaisalmer, which is well connected by air, train and road to the rest
of India. Rajasthan's capital, Jaipur, is also a convenient starting
point for exploring the state, whether on camel or otherwise. Jaipur is a
well-connected by air, as well as regular train and bus links to a number of
cities through out India. All camel-safari towns in Rajasthan, such as
Bikaner and Mandawa, are connected by road to Jaipur. Buses run between all
the major towns of the state, and private cars or taxis can be hired to do
As the Camel Safaris are generally arranged in the winters, you will
require woolens. You will also need to carry beds, sleeping bags, blankets.
During the daytime, you may require sun hat, a pair of sun glasses, and
suntan lotion as the sun is blistering at this part of the day. Carry a
first aid kit along with you, as well as any other essentials you might need
Some Basic Facts
A large number of travel agents and tour operators in Rajasthan organise
camel safaris. Most of these are in the vicinity of Jaisalmer, Bikaner,
Osian and Khimsar, and stretch from anywhere between 2 to 7 days, with
longer ones of up to a month. Shorter, day-long camel safaris which just
about give you a glimpse of the desert are also organised. The majority of
camel safaris start from the desert fort town of Jaisalmer.