Exciting desert safari tour, jaw-dropping camping in the golden sand dunes, the grandeur of Jaisalmer Fort, royal heritage havelis, musical evening over the dunes, awe-inspiring view of the sunset over the dunes is what conjures in mind when one talks about Jaisalmer. The city was nicknamed as the “Golden City” because of its yellow sandstone structural designs of monuments and yellow sand dunes which gives a golden-yellowish shade to the city and thus the city is widely known as the Golden City. The exhilarating experiences in Golden sand dunes of Jaisalmer are what makes it one of the major attractions of tourists in Rajasthan. A trip to Jaisalmer may consist of a leisurely walk over the golden sand dunes, bumpy camel ride, or many other several things to do to make your desert safari trip the most memorable experience of life. Let’s get a glimpse of the major activities you can enjoy in the desert area which you can cherish for a lifetime-
Enjoying a desert tour in two different ways which can be of Came Safari or Jeep Safari over the dunes is what comprised in the Jaisalmer Desert Safari. Here are the two different ways which you can enjoy the Desert safari Jaisalmer tour-
Camel Safari –
During the bygone era, when no other vehicle could travel, camels were the only transport which helps in carrying goods from one place to another in the deserted regions. The camel safari is one of the best safaris which you can enjoy in the desert sands of Jaisalmer. Having a bumpy ride on a camel in the isolated, yet lively areas of the desert will be the best part of your Jaisalmer Diaries that you will cherish for a lifelong. Major attractions of Camel Safari are the magnetic view of the sunrise in the desert, witness the desert hot wilderness, capture the mesmerizing view of the sunset over the dunes, visit the abandoned Kuldhara village, etc.
Jeep Safari –
The speedy Jeep Safari in the cloudy storms of the deserts delight you then this is amongst the activities which you must try in Jaisalmer. Enjoying a ride in the desert with the uncovered top of the jeep will make the safari even more open for you to experience the charm of nature. The major attractions of Jeep Safari are it will make you explore pitstop at the sand dunes, experience the tradition of the households of nearby villages, etc.
Some important tips for Desert Safari in Jaisalmer–
- Wear a hat for protecting yourself from the harsh sunlight strokes on your head.
- Wear sunglasses to keep out bright light
- Carry plenty of water with yourself
- Don’t forget to carry your general medicines, toilet paper, towels, torch, and other necessary items.
Camping in the desert is something which you can’t afford to miss in your Jaisalmer dairies. With a good arrangement of camping, you can easily enjoy- an overnight sleep under the canopy of stars, in the isolated desert area, enjoying a cultural evening with a proper sitting arrangement, is all about the desert camping. The musical evening extravagance includes lively folk music and dance performance show over the dunes. Enjoy the beautiful Kalbeliya dance performance and cultural evening in the desert. Jaisalmer Desert Camp is something which one should experience in a lifetime.
These activities must be included in your things to do list, which will surely make your trip a worth exploring. So, plan your tour to Jaisalmer and have a chance to witness the engraved beauty of Jaisalmer.