Friday, January 28, 2011
When you think of a Desert Tour, the first picture that comes to your mind, is of the golden sand, amazing sand dunes, amazing camel safari and bushes full of thorns. You can experience this whole excitement while visiting the fascinating Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Blend this journey with some beautiful Rajasthani folk performances at the night and a stay in the local villages to make your tour unforgettable.
A desert tour in Rajasthan covers the three most popular destinations Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur. They are also known as the Golden Triangle of this state that attracts the travelers from different corners of the world.
You can start off your desert tour in Jaisalmer which is the base for visiting the famous Sam Sand Dunes. The camel safari in this city will take you to the places that has still remained a mystery to the tourists. En route you can stop at the local rural villages for some refreshing break. This is also a good way to mingle with the local people. Do not forget to buy the interesting local handicraft items from the local markets.
The next stopover of this desert triangle tour is the wonderful city of Bikaner. Also known as the Camel city of India, it is a perfect destination for exploring the real beauty of the Thar desert. Although the climate of this city is quite hot, but a camel safari in Bikaner is a chance of a lifetime, that you should never miss. You can see the true colors of this city during the celebrations of the Camel Festival here.
The last stop of your desert tour of Rajasthan is the Blue city or Sun City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur. A ride of the ship of desert will take you to the most magnificent places of this city. The splendid view of the sunset and its rays falling on the golden sand will leave an everlasting impression on your mind. While in this city shop for the exquisite souvenirs from the markets. Along with it also taste the local Rajasthani delicacies while visiting the rural villages here.
So next time you think of spending some really incredible holidays plan a desert tour in Rajasthan.