To see the beautiful locales and villages of Rajasthan, it’s best to go Camel Safari. Camels are also known as the ship of the desert and have been used by people of Rajasthan for transportation, farming and milk.
The camel can travel without water and food for days and can travel in areas where mechanized transportation can’t. They are nimble footed and can also run at quite high speeds.
Camels are also used by the border patrol forces to guard the boundaries of the state and the country. Camel Safaris are very popular with the tourists and offer n opportunity to the tourists to see the real Rajasthan.
They can be combined with Camping and trekking tours. Tourists are advised to book in advance to avoid last minute inconvenience.
Though the experience can be quite a back breaking one. It takes certain practice to ride the camel. It's best to practice for sometime before going on camel safaris.
Various cities offer Camel safaris
Camel Safaris are offered by many tour operators in Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Pushkar and the Sam Sand Dunes. There is also a lot of wildlife in the Thar deserts and the tourist can experience that. The Safari will take the tourists through traditional villages.
The camping sites can be very basic as well as luxurious. These plush tents offer all the facilities of a five star resort. The local cuisine as well as European cuisines is offered at the camping sites.
Advice to Tourists
Tourist are advised o carry a good sun block cream, lots of portable water and medication for stomach upset, fever and body aches.
It can also get very chilly in the night in the desert and the tourist should carry some woolens and light cotton clothes for the day. The daytime temperatures can rise quickly.
Turbans should be worn and the faces should be covered at all times to protect against the Sun and the winds in the desert.
Combine with adventure sports
The Camel Safari can also be combined with other adventure sports such as Para gliding, boating and rafting in the lakes.
Take a camera along for capturing the exquisite wildlife and the treasures of the Thar Desert. Rajasthan has one of the richest colors and this can be seen in the clothes and the decoration on the havelis in Rajasthan. Discover the beautiful places all over Rajasthan while on a Camel Safari.