Camel Safaris & Rajasthan Village Experience Trip [6 Days]
A camel safari in Rajasthan is an absolute approach to invest energy appreciating the natural and regal Rajasthan. Camel Safari is a exceptional adventure experience, which takes you through the brilliant sands of the tremendous Thar Desert.
The camps set up for the explorers, the conventional Rajasthani dinners and the affable villages with inviting people, all together make Camel Safaris one of the most exceptional experiences.
Drifting atop a colourfully decorated camel through the glaring sand dunes of the desert feels eccentric; it is a unique way of experiencing the locality and intermingling with the residents of the desert. The long hours spent with the camel also give you a unique perspective on the animal itself, making for an altogether wonderful, complete experience.
So what are you waiting for- just book this fabulous camel safari tour of Rajasthan NOW!
Country Region:- Northern India, Rajasthan
Departure/Return LocationNew Delhi
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM
Day 1 Arrive New Delhi
Day 1 Arrive New Delhi
Arrive at any time and welcome to India's bustling capital - Delhi!
Tonight, wander through the electric Karol Bagh market as your hotel is located in this vicinity or if you want to have rest then full day is for leisure and rest. Night stay is in Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi ( City Tour ) & Board Overnight Train for Bikaner
Gain a unique perspective of Delhi. Embark through Old Delhi experiencing the historic and cultural side of this vibrant city while visiting the "Great Mosque" and Sikh temple. Enjoy an orientation walk takes you through Old Delhi to experience some of the history and culture of this vibrant city. [ Please note that City Walk is closed on Sundays and holidays and this activity will not run on those days ]
Visit historic Old Delhi. Explore Jama Masjid, the "Great Mosque," and enjoy its massive courtyard, which can hold up to 25,000 worshippers. Also, visit the ancient Sikh temple of Gurdwara SisGanj, which was established in 1783
Later board overnight train for Bikaner. Experience overnight travel like a local. Sit back and get some well-earned (and likely much-needed) rest en route to your next stop.
Day 3 Arrive Bikaner
Arrival at Bikaner around 07.30 AM, transfer to hotel for wash & change. After breakfast embark on an orientation stroll through the Old City and bustling markets. Visit ancient Junagarh fort, Haveli, Old Bazaar, Jain Mandir etc
Enjoy lunch at some good restaurant. After lunch visit of camel breeding farm then drive to village home stay / Dhani
o About Dhani : A small hut is made in the middle / near farms of mud built with ancient technology. It is used when the crops are ready for harvesting. In olden times farmers move to Dhani when crops are ready for reap they used to collect their crops and keep safe in and around Dhani.
Note that while driving to dunes this drive of 1.5 hours will take you in the heart of sam sand dunes. If you opt to visit Deshnok temple on the way then it will attract another 20 minutes. Arrive at village home stay where you will be welcomed by village girls with traditional Aarti, age old Tika rituals, and then you will be served soft drinks, Tea/ coffee as per your choice.
Have some rest, in the evening go to attend prayer ceremony at Bhiaron Temple by walk with local villagers. Return back to your cozy stay and have good night sleep
Day 4 In Bikaner
After breakfast at home stay drive to starting point of camel safari which is in the heart of dunes. Take a ride on a majestic humped camel, a perfect way to explore the desert. Ride for a couple of hours through sam sand dunes and fields and stop for lunch in a shady area.
If you are a wildlife lover then this zone have ample opportunity to photograph wildlife of desert, where Chinkara (Gazzal), Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Rabbits, Vultures, Eagles, Falcons, Demossil Cranes, Sandgrouse and verity of other animals can be sited.
After filling your stomach, hop back on your camel friend and ride until you reach that perfect point to witness the red sun setting behind the dunes. As the sun slowly disappears, climb down to the overnight camp and pitch your tent with help from cameleers and local villagers before enjoying a simple but delicious Indian dinner. Fall asleep to the unique sounds of the desert.
Day 5 Bikaner – Jaipur
In the morning have traditional breakfast. Later in time you will be dropped to nearest railway station to board your local train for Jaipur. This is a local day train that cuts across the desert landscape, so be prepared for lots of dust!
On arrival at Jaipur you will be transferred to your hotel. Evening is to explore Jaipur on your own. Night stay is in Jaipur
Day 6 Jaipur City Tour & Depart
Embark on a tour of Amber Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site to check off your list. The Fort's sandstone walls are perched on a hill almost blending in with the terrain, perfectly reflecting in Maota Lake creating a mirage effect (and perfect photograph). Wander through the halls, courtyards, and palaces inside and admire the intricate details.
Later visit wide-avenue Jaipur which is one of the most important heritage cities in India and home to India’s second most visited site, the Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of the Winds."
Continue you to visit the City Palace with its fine collection of textiles and costumes or admire the mind-boggling architecture of Hawa Mahal. Discover more of the wisdom and history of the Mughals by wandering around the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 1700's, or opt to sit back and relax - sipping a cocktail in any of the luxuriously converted palaces. If you aren't afraid of heights, pre-book the Jaipur balloon ride to admire the city from above.
In time get transferred to Jaipur airport / Railway station for your onwards journey. Tour Ends.