Rajasthan Travel Guide

Camping in Rajasthan

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Desert Camping in Rajasthan combined with camel safari adventure can be the best adventurous journeys, the memories of which will be cherished for life. Camel Safari in the sand dunes of Thar Desert is a journey which will take you to small desert villages where you will see ruins of ancient buildings and monuments, also get a glimpse of culture and lifestyle of colorful people of Rajasthan who live in the extreme conditions of the desert.

Sam Sand Dunes are the most famous place for camping which is far located from the crowded city amidst the Thar Desert. You will feel a different Rajasthan here, quiet and peaceful. Jaisalmer is the most famous spot for camping has a number of camps which offer luxury as well as budget tents with all the necessary amenities and facilities. You will be offered with Rajasthani Cuisines to entertainment activities apart from comfortable tents.

Camping in Rajasthan

Places for Camping in Rajasthan

Mainly the Thar Desert is famous for Camping activities in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer and Jodhpur are the top destinations for camping in Rajasthan. These destinations have a number of tour operators which provide camping facilities along with the camel safari in the desert of Rajasthan. Camping in the deserts is a unique experience and way to explore the culture and lifestyle of Rajasthan.

You can also enjoy camping in wildlife areas like in Ranthambore National Park where you can experience the wilderness of Rajasthan. There are various camp facilities at Ranthambore.

Some Best Places for Camping in Rajasthan

  • Jaisalmer – The Desert of Jaisalmer is the most famous place for camping. There are number of camps located in the outskirts of Jaisalmer city which offers tents for every budget along with great facilities and entertainments.
  • Jodhpur – Jodhpur is
  • Chhatra Sagar Pali
  • Bikaner
  • Pushkar – Pushkar is another famous destination in Rajasthan known for its camel festival which is held between October – November. Most of the tourists come during this time only to enjoy both camping and the Pushkar Fair. Royal Desert Camp is the most famous camping place in Pushkar.
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Mandwa in Shekhawati

Accommodation in Camps in Rajasthan

Best Camps in Rajasthan

Manvar Tented Desert Camp: Manvar Tented Desert Camp is the part of Manvar Desert Camp & Resort which is located between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer in NH114 Highway. The Camp is located about 6 km from the Resort. The camp offers 30 luxury as well as Deluxe tents arranged in Semi-Circular style and fitted with all the modern amenities.
Address : Milestone 110 from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, National Highway 114, Khiyansariya, Rajasthan 342025
Facilities : Camel Ride & Jeep Safaris, Wi-Fi in Restaurant, Room heaters, 24 hrs hot & cold water in tents.
Website : http://www.manvar.com/

Damodra Desert Camp: Located Near Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer, Damodra Desert Camp is a luxurious camp in Rajasthan that offers a complete Rajasthani experience. They provide Swiss tent accommodations along with camel safari in the desert. It is located about 30 km away from Jaisalmer City. It offers 10 deluxe swiss cottage tents with all the modern facilities and amenities. You will also get to see the traditional music and dancing of Rajasthan.
Address : V.P.O Damodra, Sam Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
Facilities: Room service, A/C and heaters, Deluxe linens, Individual patio sit-outs, Doctor on call, Lounge area, Ample parking space.
Website: http://www.damodra.com/

Ratnawali Camps: Located about 25 km away from the Jaisalmer city, Ratnawali Camps offers luxury Swiss tented accommodation overlooking the beautiful Thar Desert. The rooms are attached to modern bathrooms, showers, and flush toilets. Apart from the accommodation, you will also enjoy the dance and music of Rajasthan.
Address : 37, C.V.S. Opposite Collectorate Office, CVS Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
Facilities : Swiss Tents , Deluxe linens , Camp Fire , Modern Bathroom
Website : http://ratnawalicamps.com/

Royal Desert Camp in Pushkar: Pushkar is a famous tourist destination in Rajasthan known for its Camel Festival. The Royal Desert Camp in Pushkar offers luxury tented accommodations and are seasonal tents which are set up during the winter season. They also conduct various Rajasthan dances and music celebrations which is a part of entertainment in the camps.
Address : Brahma Temple Road, Pushkar by-pass, Pushkar, Rajasthan 305022
Facilities: Big Attached Bathroom, Restaurant, Travel Desk, Laundry Service, Doctor on call, Puppet Show, Camel Safari.
Webiste : http://rajasthanroyaldesertcamp.com/

The Serai: Sarai in Jaisalmer is one of the most luxurious camps and tented accommodation in Rajasthan. It is located in the sprawling 100 acres private land amidst the desert of Rajasthan. Sarai can even fail the most luxury hotels in Rajasthan. Fitted with all the modern amenities and facilities, it’s the best camping experience you will find in Rajasthan. It offers 21 tents of which 14 are spacious suites, 6 luxury tented suites, and 1 exclusive royal tented suites all fitted with pools and Jacuzzi.
Address : Mugthihalli Post, K M Road, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577133
Facilities: Luxury Tents, Restaurant, and Bar, Outdoor Pool, Spa, WiFi, Off-street Parking, Air Conditioning, Guest Lounge, Concierge Service.
Website : http://sujanluxury.com/

Tips for Camping in Rajasthan

While camping does not forget your Warm Sweaters and Jackets, Warm Sleeping Bag for Nights. During the day, carry a Hat, a Pair of Sun Glasses and Sun Block Lotion.

You can also purchase some of the Deluxe camping options in the sand dunes. Here you will enjoy the Deluxe Tents accommodation. The tents have large bedrooms with lavish bathrooms, shower and hot/cold running water along with exclusive and authentic cuisines.

Camping in Rajasthan

Camping in Rajasthan

Desert Camping in Jaisalmer (Photo Credit - Srinayan Puppala)

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