Desert Tour -A Picnic in the Deserts of Rajasthan

Dunes of Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India

Dunes of Thar Desert. Sam Sand dunes, Rajasthan, India

 

When you hear the word Rajasthan, the one immediate thing that comes to most of our minds is the picture of women dressed brightly carrying a pot of water through a lonely desert, right? Now how about visiting the desert yourself and seeing what is so special there? Blindingly colourful and bubbling with energy, Rajasthan is a state that has lots to offer to its tourists. On such famous attraction is the Rajasthan Desert Tour. This state is known for its world famous Thar Desert, the gypsies it houses and also the camel rides. Tourists, both international and domestic flock here for creating memories with their families and friends.

Experienced locals will act as your guides as you cruise your way into the huge Thar Desert on a camel. Usually, these safaris take place in small groups as it is safer and feasible. Sand dunes are a common feature of this desert. As you make your way further through the soft sand, you can find peacocks, woodpeckers and also the indigenous blue bull. The tribes also boast of a rich culture that is bound to leave you marvelled with awe.

If you are not comfortable travelling on a camel or are accompanied by very young kids or old relatives, you can opt for the jeep safari. As the scene unfolds around you like a mirage, do not forget to keep your camera ready to click away. A Rajasthan Desert Tour seems to be the best way to spend your holiday, right?

Splendid Attractions

The desert is home to many tribes and gypsies. During the course of your ride, you can find their creatively constructed mud houses to withstand the sandstorm and heat, spinning wheels where men and women make the famous pots. If you happen to be lucky enough to be there on one of their festivals, you will find yourself watching them dance and sing to their heart’s content. Rajasthan Desert Festival is the most important one, held when the cold winters take over. Camels happen to be a very important part of this festival.

Desert Cities

Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bikaner and Udaipur are known as the Desert cities of Rajasthan. Each one of these cities is famous for something other than the desert too. Like for example, Jaipur for its ports and Udaipur for its lakes.

Flora and Fauna

This is a subtropical desert that can host only certain species of plants and animals. Cactus, neem and trees that can adapt to the extreme high and low temperatures are the only ones that can survive here.

Eagles, falcons, Great Indian Bustard and the short eared owl are the common birds found here. Black bucks, red fox, Indian wild ass, wolf can be found here. Apart from these, a large varieties of snakes can be found slithering in the soil and on the trees.

 

You can find good places for accommodation in the desert cities that are usually filled with Tourists on Rajasthan Desert Tour. As you pack your bags to for the journey, be prepared to witness one of the most amazing places on Earth that will fill you with energy and captivate you with its charm.