Rajasthan Thar Desert Safari Tour
Camel safari in the great Indian desert
Summary of Rajasthan Thar Desert Safari Tour
- Duration: 09 Days & 08 Nights
- Major Attractions: Camel Safari, Grand Forts of Rajasthan, colourful markets, Rat Temple, Pushkar Lake and Sand Dunes.
- Destination Covered: Delhi, Jaipur, Raisar, Bikaner, Deshnok, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar
Highlights of Rajasthan Thar Desert Safari Tour
Rajasthan is a land filled with cultures, traditions and music. The best attraction of the state is its colorful, warm, hospitable and smiling people. In its western side, there is golden desert of Thar full of ancient temples, palaces, forts and sand dunes. On another side, the lakes, mountains and step wells fascinates us. Moreover, the wildlife of Ranthambhore especially the tiger awaits in the jungle, so as the birds of Bharatpur.
The other-side of the state - the fresco on the grand Havelis of Shekhawati tell the grandeur of bygone era. And Jaipur – the jewel of Rajasthan has preserved everything from the history be it enormous Amber Fort or ornamental Wind Palace. Each grain of sand here sings the popular song “Welcome to my land, Beloved.”
Rajasthan Thar Desert Safari Tour Itinerary
- Day 01 – Delhi Arrival
On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be received and would be further transferred to your hotel.
- Day 02 – Delhi-Jaipur
Today, leave for Pink City Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur has very colorful markets, warm and hospitable people and stunning forts. Relax at the hotel upon arrival.
- Day 03 – Jaipur
Today visit superb Amber Fort climbing its heights on the elephant back, an architectural delight Hawa Mahal (the wind palace); experience the astrology at Jantar Mantar (the observatory), the royal City Palace & its museum.
- Day 04 – -Raisar Village
Proceed to Raisar Village in Thar Desert. Stay in the huts and tents. Enjoy the camel safari in the sand dunes and view the wild animals and birds. Have drinks under starlit sky.
- Day 05 – Raisar-Bikaner-Deshnok-Jaisalmer
After breakfast, visit Junagarh Fort in Bikaner – a very well preserved monument. Further travel to Golden City of Rajasthan – Jaisalmer halting briefly at Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok also quite famous as Rat Temple.
- Day 06 – Jaisalmer
Explore the Jain temples in Golden Fort, visit grand Havelis in the city. Later, the live performance of Kalbeliya Dance along with soulful music will enthrall you right in the Thar Desert.
- Day 07 – Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Transfer to Jodhpur – the sun city of Rajasthan en-route visit ancient Jain commerce center Osiyan known for its intriguing temples. In Jodhpur, visit Mehrangarh Fort – the most magnificent fort in India and next to the fort is silent cenotaphs of Jaswant Thada.
- Day 08 – Jodhpur-Pushkar
Leave Jodhpur for temple town Pushkar – popular for its spectacular cattle fair. Visit Brahma temple and Pushkar Lake. Walking through the historical markets of the town is real treat for travelers.
- Day 09 – Pushkar-Delhi
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Delhi international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination.The tour ends.
HTOI Special Activities
- Camel Safari in Thar Desert
One of the best ways to enjoy the sand dunes of Thar Desert is taking a camel back safari. The experience is very enjoyable as well as an adventure as you will pass through the golden dunes. There are ample opportunities to see the desert wild lives during the safari.
- Cooking Class with Indian Family
Rajasthan is world famous for its cuisine and learning the cooking class with a local family will be a unique experience. Here you will not enjoy the authentic food but also interact with the extended family to know more about their life style & culture of Rajasthan.
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Information & FAQs
Is VISA required to visit Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is part of India and to visit you need valid Indian VISA. You can apply VISA on arrival online or contact Indian Embassy in your respective country.
Weather in Rajasthan?
The best time to visit Rajasthan is from October to March and the weather is pleasant during this period. However, in December and January the mornings and evenings are bit chilly and you are advised to bring light woolen cloths.
What kind of vaccinations is required?
You don’t have to bring any special medicine for Rajasthan other than one prescribed by you doctor. You may bring some mosquito repellant creams.