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One of the best ways to enjoy Rajasthan grandeur is through a desert camel safari tour.

Camel Safari in Rajasthan

Major Routes Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Shekhawati, Pushkar and Nagaur
Best Time for a Camel Safari October/November to March

Camel Safari in RajasthanRajasthan Camel Safari is one of the most popular desert safaris of the state. Known as the "Ship of the desert", the camel takes you on an entirely different tour of the desert. A camel safari tour of Rajasthan will definitely prove to be the most memorable part of your entire trip. You will be passing through remote villages of the state, exploring the vastness as well as golden hues of the majestic Thar Desert. On desert camel safaris of Rajasthan, India, the nights will be spent in camps with the star-studded sky serving as the roof and bonfires providing heat in the cold nights of the desert. Accompanying you on a camel safari will be the folk musicians of Rajasthan, taking you back to the bygone era of the state.

Further providing a true flavor of the state on the safari, will be the traditional Rajasthani meals. In some of the Rajasthan camel safari, Rajasthan tourism department also provides for special cultural performances. However, one should be really careful about the clothes to be worn while on a camel safari tour of Rajasthan. Sine, the weather conditions in Rajasthan are quite hot, it is advisable to wear loose cotton clothes shoes, without exposing much of the body to avoid a sunburn. Also, keeping in view the fact that the safari will be passing through villages also, you should dress modestly. Desert camel safaris of Rajasthan, India can last anywhere from 4 days to 15 days.

Essential things to be carried on a desert safari:
  • Plenty of portable water (to avoid dehydration)
  • Sunscreen
  • Goggles
  • First aid kit
  • Cap or Hat (for head protection)

The finest destinations for Rajasthan camel safaris are around Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. The one from Bikaner-Jaisalmer lasts for approximately 11 days, covering 25 to 30-kms a day. Another popular route for camel safaris is through the Shekhawati region, passing through towns of Ramgarh, Nawalgarh, Dundlod, Mandawa and Churu. One can also take camel safaris for a short duration like one days or two days. During the period of October to March, special camel safaris are also organized round Pushkar and Nagaur. These safaris are organized keeping in view the famous cattle fairs of these areas.