Do you want to experience the nomadic life in the Thar desert? The fun of exploring the camp life is attracting many tourists all over the globe. Resting inside thick tents engulfed by raw nature, belly dance, barbeque, traditional folk dance and bonfire: the package is worth experiencing! If you are looking forward for an Arabian Style night and entertainment, you won’t be disappointed by Rajasthan. One can explore the land of unending sand dunes by going camping in this royal land. The land takes pride in having several campsites, which include Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar and Ranthambore. There are plethora of activities you can indulge in during your tour to this place. Here are the top spots for camping over-night and Safari:

1. Night Camping in Jaisalmer

aisalmer is the most sought after place for night camping and for the obvious reasons. The city has many sand dunes and Thar desert with a splendid landscape. Most tourists prefer visiting on full moon night or the night just before or after it. Sam Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer is among the most sought after spot for camping, camel desert safari and many other tourism elements. If you are visiting during February or March, you can take part in the desert festival to enjoy a wide range of cultural activities.
Prices Starting from: INR 599 Per Adult

Jaisalmer is the most sought after place for night camping and for the obvious reasons. The city has many sand dunes and Thar desert with a splendid landscape. Most tourists prefer visiting on full moon night or the night just before or after it. Sam Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer is among the most sought after spot for camping, camel desert safari and many other tourism elements. If you are visiting during February or March, you can take part in the desert festival to enjoy a wide range of cultural activities.

Prices Starting from: INR 599 Per Adult

Activity: Dune Bashing in a Jeep or in a luxury 4*4 vehicle depending on the package you select.

Things To Carry:

  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Extra Towels

2. Night Camping in Jodhpur

A small town in Jodhpur named Osian, which borders the desert, is a famous destination for enjoying desert life, leave alone camping. You have options like desert camps, carnivals, tour packages to choose from. Due to the huge number of travelers that this place witnesses, it is difficult to find DIY night camping options here. Osian is the right place to enjoy a complete Arabic style camping with tents filled with amenities.

Prices Starting from: INR 2000 Per Adult

Activity: This tour is ideal if you want to have real Rajasthani experience. The best part is you get welcomed with ‘tika and aarti’ and sit around the bonfire as you enjoy the Rajasthani folk music and dance.

Things To Carry:

  • Camera7
  • Warm clothes (in winter only)

3. Night Camping in Pushkar

Pushkar has in store, a long stretch of smooth sand dunes. It is also known as the camel capital of the country, and is the reason why people love camping here. Camping inside the village is a heavenly incident. Enjoying the camel safari in the desert village just before you put down your foot on the sand dunes is a lifetime experience. Even though the amenities are primitive the experience is matchless. The best time for camping would be the cold full moon nights in November.

Prices Starting from: INR 7500 Per Adult

Activity: Camel safari, quad biking and para gliding

Things To Carry:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera

4. Night Camping in Ranthambore National Park

Night camping is not just limited to desert area, even if you are in Rajasthan. Are you sport to visit a lush spot? Ranthambore is the right place. Ranthambore National Park is a key appeal that has its place in the itineraries of several luxury trains of India. Camping is carried out both in the rough green regions of Aravalli ranges and in the sandy juncture of Vindhyas. Both the terrains are equally exciting. One can enjoy the blissful nature at close quarters.

Prices Starting from: INR 2650 Per Adult

Activity:

  • If you are a nature lover and love to explore the wildlife then this is the best option for you.
  • Embark on this exciting tour to Ranthambhore and enjoy the amazing views of this place.

Things To Carry:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

5. Night Camping in Jaipur

If you are trying to look for a luxurious night camping spot, Jaipur is the right destination. Several hotels offer night camping at varied places. Camping at Jaipur has a romantic feel around it. There are many hotels that offer customized camping packages. The only drawback of night camping here is the raw nature. It is more of a luxury rather than a nature camping. Embark on this amazing camping trip amidst the sand dunes of Rajasthan. Begin your tour from Jaipur and move towards Ajmer for an exciting trip.

Prices Starting from: INR 4950 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • If you are a nature lover and love to explore the wildlife then this is the best option for you.
  • Embark on this exciting tour to Ranthambhore and enjoy the amazing views of this place.

Things To Carry:

  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sport shoes

6. Night Camping in Udaipur

If spending some quality ME time is on your agenda, night camping in Udaipur is the perfect option. It is more of a luxury experience rather than a nature seeking one. It offers solitude and gives one the choice to be all on own. Enjoy a local meal by the bonfire, and spend a cozy night in camping tents under a billions stars. The camping is aided with all technological amenities. The key attraction is the signature cuisine offered on a platter. The camping experience varies depending upon the package you opt for.

Prices Starting from: INR 2500 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Rappelling
  • rock climbing
  • caving en route to the village

Things To Carry:

  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sport shoes

7. Night Camping in Mount Abu

If you are looking forward exclusive spots and forest camping in a pleasing climate, Mount Abu is the right place. If you want to camp, you have to trek here. Top camping sites include Salgao, Achalgarh, Jawai, Bhrigu Ashram and others. It is well versed with all technological amenities. It is a great place for avid campers. Travel through picturesque villages, opt for striking location and plant your flag. On the other hand, choose spots that have vista of a painting, enjoy luxury amenities as you bestow the nature.

Prices Starting from: INR 2500 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Vision a camping trip
  • Enjoy a bonfire meal
  • Spend a cozy night in camping tents

Things To Carry:

  • Sport Shoes
  • Full pant/jeans/track & full sleeve shirt/T-shirt are recommended during Activities.

8. Elephant Safaris at Jaipur

Make you Jaipur holidays a special one with incredible Elephant safari in Amer Fort, Jaipur. Elephant safari is a great option for young as well as old travelers. Only two tourists can ride an elephant making it all the more romantic for couples on honeymoon. Even though elephants are herbivorous animals they are dreaded by the most ferocious wide animals due to their massive size. Riding on an elephant back you can view wildlife from close quarters. In case you are planning for elephant safari the best time is between October and March.

Prices Starting from: INR 1500 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Elephant Safari
  • Sightseeing

Things To Carry:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Comfortable footwear

9. Camel safaris at Jaisalmer

Rajasthan is popular for spotting a camel and camel riding. Owing to the geographical location of the state, camels are widely used for safaris. Camel safari is commonly carried out at Jaisalmer and Pushkar and is famous only at Desert National Park of Rajasthan. This park is not much known and located close to Jaisalmer. The camel safari and the camel cart ride permit you to tread through the desert on a 4-km patch to spot the rare bird and other animals.

Prices Starting from: INR 3300 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Camel- Safari
  • Camping
  • Sightseeing

Things To Carry:

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

10. Jeep safaris at Ranthambore National Parks

This safari is most popular and carried out at most wildlife parks. Tourists either choose to hire government jeeps or they opt for their own vehicles to penetrate the forest into regions that cannot be scaled on an elephant or camel. The ideal bit about jeep safari is that it can travel through all terrains and with the speed of a jeep motor; you would be as safe as possible while wishing to watch a carnivorous at close quarters. Top national parks that allow jeep safari are Ranthambore national park, Desert National park, Sariska National park, Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary, Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary, Darrah sanctuary and others.

Prices Starting from: INR 900 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Jeep safari

Things To Carry:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Towels
  • Slippers

11. Canter Safaris at Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

This ride is much similar to jeep ride, except that the vehicle is primarily a covered bus and it seats around 20-25 people. This option is chosen usually by tourists who visit the national park in big groups or those who are open to enjoy with strangers. Key parks that allow canter safari are Ranthambore National Park, Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary, Sariska Tiger Reserve and many others. Canter safari is the best way to observe wildlife. Almost all parks that allow jeep safari, allows canters too.

Prices Starting from: INR 700 Per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Jeep safari

Things To Carry:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Towels
  • Slippers

12. Cycle Rickshaw Safaris at Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary

In order to traverse small distances in small parks, cycle rickshaw safaris are available. If you want to sight see birds and animals, it is the best option as it does not make noise and scares the birds and animals away like jeeps and canters. It is a popular option among bird watchers. Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary allows cycle rickshaw safari at the time of tourism season. Although uneducated, the rickshaw pullers know much more details about the park and the birds than most of the guides. You can scale the place at your own pace and stop wherever you want to take perfectly timed pictures.

Prices Starting from: INR 50 for two Adults per hour. For the entire day INR 1,200

About the Activity:

  • Cycle- safari
  • Bird Watching

Things To Carry:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sun glasses
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

13. Bicycle Safaris at Udaipur

Are you a fitness buff? Are you game for a adventure activity? You can hire a bicycle and experience the magic of Udaipur in a 55 KM cycling tour. Pedal your way to scenic road through Udaipur to the oasis of Jhadol passing royal country retreats and the greenery surrounding desert. Pass through villages and arrive at a lake and witness the wide variety of bird life and we might be able to spot these with the help of an expert.

Prices Starting from: INR 3999 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Cycle- safari
  • Bird Watching
  • Sight-Seeing

Things To Carry:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sun glasses
  • Camera

14. Boat Safari at Alwar

Have a never before experience with your family and friends with this water-drenching ride in the Siliserh Lake in Alwar. Get yourself ready with a life jacket, settle down in your seat and be prepared to get wet and have a goose bumps ride. There are paddle boats, shikaras boats, motor boats available for boating in these lakes. The charges for boating are also nominal and are according to the time. It is quite famous among honeymooners.

Prices Starting from: INR 1100 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Boat Ride

Things To Carry:

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

15. Horse Safaris at Pushkar

Horse safari is a unique safari to enjoy in Rajasthan. Get a terrific horse safari beginning in the beautiful countryside and riding to Pushkar Camel Fair on fine Marwari horses. Other activities include horse safari, horse trekking, horse riding, and Pushkar Fair for riders. This thrilling ride captures the spirit of a traditional journey to the great mela. The safari is accompanied by a friendly, experienced team who take great care of both horses and riders.

Prices Starting from: INR 550 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Horse Safari
  • Horse Trekking
  • Horse Riding
  • Pushkar Fair

Things To Carry:

  • A hat, cap or turban
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Camera and film
  • In the winter season warm clothes for the night

16. Bishnoi Village Safari in Jodhpur

Bishnoi has been a destination for cultural tourists since the time of kings. The rulers of Marwar asked their visitors to stay in this village to take pleasure in the culture and tradition of the land. This village is an oasis, which is famous for natural beauty, cultural icons, handicrafts, art forms and much more. This little village has made its way to be a part of sumptuousness train itineraries too. This region is well-known among tourists to enjoy the cultural life of Jodhpur and for exotic souvenir shopping. Top destinations visited during the safari are Singhasni, Khejarli Massacre, Shepherds village, Salawars and Guddha village.

Prices Starting from: INR 1200 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Village Safari

Things To Carry:

  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

17. Sariska Tiger Reserve Safari

Situated among the strong Aravali hills, the Sariska tiger reserve covers an area around 800 square kilometer including cliffs, mountains, dry deciduous forests, grasslands and others. The tiger reserve is the abode to several other animals other than tiger like chital, sambhar, rhesus macaque, jungle cats, wild boar and others. It is also home for many beautiful birds like crested serpent eagles, harbor quails, sand grouse and others. This park is not just about natural beauty. This is the one of the famous tiger reserve in Rajasthan. If you are looking for an adventure-filled vacation, Sariska Safari is the right choice.

Prices Starting from: INR 1249 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Park Safari
  • Sightseeing

Things To Carry:

  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Water Bottle
  • Identity Card
  • Camera

18. Dune Bashing Safari in Rajasthan

As children, playing in the sand always thrilled us. These early days entertainment is taken to a new level by means of Dune bashing in Rajasthan! Better known as desert safari, this is a form of off-roading, using an off-road vehicle to explore sand dunes of desert lands. Rajasthan is among the most popular places for this adventure activity in India. Experiencing the wide span of the desert, the delicate magic of sunset and a lively Rajasthani amusement makes for a splendid night to remember. If you are looking for some adventurous desert safari experience, then this tour is a perfect fit for you. Embark on this amazing tour of Sam Dunes in Rajasthan and indulge in various adventurous activities.

Prices Starting from: INR 5600 per Adult

About the Activity:

  • Camel ride
  • Cart ride
  • Dune bashing

Things To Carry:

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Comfortable footwear