Jaisalmer the oasis city of Rajasthan is a fascinating city in itself. It is located in the middle of the desert and hence is a major tourist attraction in itself. When you visit Jaisalmer, one of the most attractive activities that you can do in the city is to go for a desert safari in the Thar Desert.
There are several desert camps that are located on the border of the Sam sand dunes which again lies on the outskirts of the Jaisalmer City. You can plan for a budget stay at one of the numerous desert camps available on the Sam sand dunes border and take a desert safari package.
Explore the beauty of Thar Desert in Jaisalmer
India is such a country that its landscape is as vivid as one’s imagination. There are mountains and seas, streams and Desert everything under the map of single country. Thar Desert is one such example of a beautiful piece of landscape within the realms of the Indian Boundary. Located on the western parts of the royal state of Rajasthan, it is a beautiful tourist attraction too. Millions of tourists from different parts of the country and the world visit Jaisalmer and Rajasthan to take a peep into the wonderfully diverse life of the Desert. If you too want to seek pleasures of life in the Great Indian Desert, you simply cannot miss staying at a great desert camp and go for a camel safari within the remote areas of the Thar Desert.
Desert Camping in Jaisalmer
The gateway to the Thar Desert from Jaisalmer is through the Sam sand dunes. There are numerous good desert camp sites in the border of the Sam sand dunes. You can always choose a good budget desert camp like Rajputana Desert Camp or The Serai as per your budget and convenience. In my view Rajputana Desert Camp is the best tent in sam to stay as it offer many outdoor activities like quad bike race, paragliding etc.So either you can choose Rajputana resort in jaisalmer sand dunes or search sites like Tripadvisor for more
There are also many other desert camps that you can choose to stay put in. Usually most of the Desert Camps have in their package a desert safari either on the camel back or on a jeep. You can choose your safari conveyance as per your convenience.
If you are not very courageous and would want to have a safe and secured holiday with your family, you can choose the Jeep safari. However if you are a little adventurous, you should ideally choose the Camel Safari as a bumpy ride on the camel will definitely bring with it some grand memories that will last you a life time.
Going on a Camel Safari in Jaisalmer
Riding on a camel back can be a lot of fun if you have not done it before. However if you have any back aches or other physical problems, it is best avoided as it can give you more pain physically. However, riding on a camel for a quick peep into the life of the desert people can also give you some valuable insights about the life style of the desert people of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan truly is a colorful and vibrant state of India. If you have been to Rajasthan and have not noticed some of the interesting little facts about the state, here is your chance to learn more about them in this article.
Color coordinated cities of Rajasthan
There are many cities in Rajasthan that are truly color coordinated. Now that’s truly an interesting thing to notice isn’t it? For instance, Jaipur is Pink and thus is known as the Pink City of India. Similarly Jodhpur is colored blue and is also known as the Blue City.
Udaipur, the city of Lakes is also known as the White city because of the majority in white colored buildings. Jaisalmer is truly known as the Golden city, not only because of the Golden Jaisalmer Fort but also because most of the buildings within the city realms are golden in color.
Some other interesting places of visit in Rajasthan
Not many people are courageous enough to visit the Bhangarh Fort which is abandoned and said to be haunted by spirits. You can also take a sneak peak at the Kuldhara Village which was abandoned almost overnight and remains so till date. Visit the Vijay Stambh which is in Chittorgarh and is believed to be the home of A Bao A Qu. One of the deepest and largest well of India also lies in Rajasthan at the Chand Baori Abhaneri.
If you want to experience the luxury at its best, you should travel to Rajasthan and experience the journey on the Palace on Wheels and the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Educational Hub of Rajasthan
Not many people know that a small city in Rajasthan, Kota is also the educational hub of India. While most travelers focus their interests on the tourist destinations of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur etc, not many people know that Kota attracts thousands of students from different parts of the country for providing higher education in all subjects.
Wild life sanctuaries in Rajasthan
If you are an animal lover and love exploring the wild, you should ideally know about the Sita Mata wildlife sanctuary in Rajasthan. Located in the district of Pratapgarh in Rajasthan, it is named after the consort of Lord Rama after the epic Ramayana. As per the legends, Sita, wife of Lord Rama returned to the womb of Earth in the mountains within this sanctuary. Here lies a mountain that still stands in two splits to this day to bear the mark of Sita’s exit within the realms of Mother Earth. Beneath the mountain foot, lies a small temple with a very small idol of Sita. It is believed that there is a cave beneath the platform on which the idol is placed. That cave is believed to lead towards the middle of the Earth where Sita is laying in rest.
Apart from the legends and the temple, you can also spot several wild animals in the sanctuary, one of the most notable species of wildlife is the Flying Squirrel.
New Delhi is now comes in the list of top 25 cities to visit in India. And though 25 may be a big number but one must remember that India is a country with multiple culture, languages and attractions.
So today’s post is shared by Mr Bose from Pitrashish group who offer more then 60 rooms in their three mid budget hotels in Karol Bagh near to Delhi Sarai Rohilla railway station. So lets discuss these 4 amazing attraction which attract travelers from 4 corners of the world.
1. Chandni Chowk
Chandni Chowk is one of the best places to shop with your family and friends. The densely populated market began more than three centuries ago. Some of the early visitors to this destination included merchants from China, Turkey and Holland.
Whether you want to buy curios or souvenirs, Chandni Chowk will rarely disappoint. At Dariba Kalan market, you can shop for pearls, gold as well as silver jewelry. Began in 1819, Gulab Singh Johri Mal manufactures and exports natural perfumes to different parts of the globe. If you love spices, then you should tour Khari Baoli. For Zari and Zardozi tinsel and trimmings check with Kinari Bazaar.
2. Lodi Gardens
Located in New Delhi, Lodi Gardens spread over 90 acres of land. The gardens contain Bara Gumbad, Shisha Gumbad, tomb of Sikandar Lodi and Mohammed Shah’s tomb.
Formally known as Lady Wellington Park, the destination boasts of well-maintained jogging trails as well as extensive garden surrounding that offer plenty of space where you can wander with some of the friends over the weekend. The monuments at Lodi Gardens make it an ideal destination to tour with your kids during the holiday.
3. India Gate
Constructed to pay tribute to fallen Indian and British soldiers, India Gate is yet another destination that will make your holiday memorable. Measuring over 5kms, Rajpath road is among the few things that will make to fall in love with India Gate.
Located opposite the gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan is also a great place to spend time with your spouse. While at the gate, you can also access Aksharadham Temple. His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught laid the foundation of the 42m Gate in 1921 making one of the greatest place that anyone who loves history should tour even ones.
4. Bahai (Lotus) temple
The all faith home of worship has its location near Nehru, Delhi. The shape of the temple resembles a blooming lotus with leaves. The building has beautiful pools designed to represent the lotus leaves. The structure comprises of twenty-seven marble pearls that form a circular shape.
The well-manicured lawns surrounding the temple add on its beauty. You do not have to worry about transport because we have a number of companies that can help you reach at this point. Thousands of people from all over the world keep visiting this garden throughout the year. Next time you visit India; do not come back until you take a trip to Bahai (Lotus) temple.
Rajasthan is not only the royal state of India; it is also one of the vibrant and colorful places in the country. The state is renowned for being a heritage place that too with an extremely rich culture and traditional background. That is why, Rajasthan is also nick named as the “Land of the Kings”. Millions of tourists visit Rajasthan every year to explore and visit the mystic leftover charm of the royalties of the past.
The Pink City Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and is also the largest city of the state. It is extremely well planned and follows the Vastu Shastra model in its design. It is truly a flamboyant city of India with vibrant people, colorful markets, stunning temples and magnificent building structures. When you plan a trip to the beautiful city of Jaipur, do not forget to keep the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and City Palace etc in your travel itinerary.
One can enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jaipur in a car, bus or a luxury vehicle. So we would suggest to either hire a car from a local Jaipur car rental service or bus rental in Jaipur which is cheaper if you are traveling in a group of 20 plus people.
The Lake City Udaipur
Udaipur is fondly known as the most romantic city of India. It is surrounded by the lush greenery of the Aravalli Mountains and with several lakes. That is why, Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes. Udaipur is home to three interconnected lakes which make for a stunning view of the azure waters all around. The lakes that make Udaipur famous around the world are Fateh Sagard Lake, Swaroop Sagar Lake and the world famous Lake Pichhola. Some other interesting tourist attractions of the city include the Durbar Hall, the City Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Sahelio ki Bari etc.
The Royal City Jodhpur
The royal city of Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha. It is the second largest city of Rajasthan and is also fondly known as the Sun City since it is blessed with a sunny and bright weather all throughout the year. Jodhpur is also one of the gateways to the Great Indian Desert Thar. One of the most popular and interesting places of visit is Jodhpur is of course the mighty and the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. The city of Jodhpur too is divided into two parts while the new city is bigger and most of the modern facilities are available, the old city of Jodhpur has boundary walls all around the city. Apart from the mystical Mehrangarh Fort, there is a lot to see and explore in Jodhpur like Umaid Bhavan Palace, Kaylana Lake, Gangaur, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Ghanta Ghar etc.
The Golden City Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer stands tall as a desert city of Rajasthan because of its magnificent Jaisalmer Fort which is made with stunning yellow sand stones. It is also the gateway to the Thar Desert as the Sam sand dunes are just on the outskirts of the Jaisalmer city centre. People from different parts of the world visit Rajasthan and Jaisalmer to simply soak in the feel and looks of the desert life of India. When you visit Jaisalmer, apart from the regular sightseeing, do not miss the camel safari in the desert.