Rajasthan - Discover the tranquility of desert Take a camping tour of
Rajasthan and discover the real essence of India in its remote
interiors, away from the pandemonium of the commercialized towns and
cities. Give the holiday tours an impetus of adventure camping in
Rajasthan and confront the Thar from a completely different perspective;
burning sands in blistering daytime that flips up to chill flakes in
night, amidst the sprawling scape of dune-decked terrain. Desert Camping
is indeed a lifetime experience in Jaisalmer. tour to Sam Sand Dunes at
a distance of 42 km from the city centre. Recreating the past era of the
8th and 12th century, these camping expeditions bring the outdoors alive
and indoors idyllic, albeit in style.
These modern tents are equal to the five star hotels so be sure
regarding the specialized service along with memories to treasure
Interior of Tent in Thar Desert
If anybody is interested to see both sides of the coin in a single tour,
one can plan a holiday trip during the festive seasons in Rajasthan.
Visit during the colorful Pushkar fair, to enjoy the bustling merriment
while staying at one of those lavish camps furnished with a bedroom, a
small hallway or leisure area, and an attached bath with hot water
facilities. These enclosures use hand-block printed fabrics for
showcasing the interiors, to create a royal ambiance. Wander through the
slender pathways amid the colorful canopies in the fair, selling famous
and alluring handicraft items and, beautiful metal and ivory jewelleries.
From the food to frolic, everything takes on a more enticing edge while
at camp. A traditional adornment with flowers, earthen lamps and
colorful candles, creates a mood for a fun-filled evening. Moreover, if
one is lucky, the person can strike up with the right conviviality over
a bonfire and could end up making friends for life or could take back
with him nostalgic memories of the few best times of life
The heritage camps offers 50 tents for camping outfit allows us to camp
anywhere in the Rajasthan thereby enabling you to create your own safari
in the destination of your chosen destination wherever required. Besides
the regular Pushkar Fair, Jaisalmer, Ranthambore we also organize camp
in far out places where there is no accommodation available like ethnic
villages in Shekhawati. The minimum/maximum number of tents for a safari
depends on the location.
Temple : Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you
might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were
destroyed by Aurangzeb, a Mogul ruler and subsequently rebuilt. The most
famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be the only temple in the world
dedicated to this deity. The Brahma temple is an important pilgrim
centre for the Hindus. It is nestled in the Pushkar valley which lies
beyond Nagparvat and the Anasagar Lake. This place, full of natural
beauty, holds a special place in the hearts of Indian for it is believed
that Lord Brahma, together with all the gods and goddesses, performed a
Lake : Pushkar Lake is an artificial lake, located near the town of
Pushkar in Ajmer District. The lake was created in the 12th century when
a dam was built across the headwaters of the Luni River. Legend has it
that the lake was created when a lotus blossom dropped from the hand of
God Brahma into the Pushkar valley. It was also the site where the Sage
Vishwamitra meditating reputedly for thousands of years. Thousands of
pilgrims come to bathe in the waters of the lake during the festival of
Kaartika Poornima in November.Circled by some five hundred odd temples,
the lake has 52 ghats, which connect the temples to the water. These
ghats were constructed by the rulers of the different erstwhile princely
states of Rajasthan and some of them are aptly named after the states.
Temple: Dedicated to goddess Savitri, the first wife of Lord Brahma,
it's the second most important temple in Pushkar. Located just behind
the Brahma Temple on a hilltop, it provides a panoramic view of the
scenic Pushkar Lake and exotic sand dunes nearby.
Rangnath Temple: Rangji Temple is known for its gracious south
Indian style of architecture. The temple houses a huge image of Lord
Vishnu. It has a high rising 'Gopuram' (large gate) and Garuda pillars
studded with a mythical bird styled in gold.
Temple : One of the most sacred temples in Pushkar, Varah Temple is
dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It has an image of Vishnu in the incarnation
of wild boar. According to a legend, Lord Vishnu visited the earth in
the incarnation of a Varah (Wild boar) to kill an atrocious demon
Temple : Another important temple in Pushkar, this 12th century
temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Do in Pushkar
an exciting range of activities to its visitors. You can enjoy
excursions to Kuchaman famous for its fort and palaces, Kisangarh famous
for Kisangarh Art, Ajmer famous for Dargah of Sufi saint Khawaja
Nizamuddin Auliya, and Sambhar Lake. You can simply sit on the bank of
the Pushkar Lake and enjoy the beautiful vistas. Don't forget to take
stroll down the Pushkar Lake in the evening. As the sun sets, the lake
changes color and offers a wonderful sight. On tours to Pushkar, you can
also shop for exquisite souvenirs, ethnic jewelry, brassware,
embroidered textiles, miniature paintings, leather goods, mesmerizing
puppets and pottery. During Pushkar Fair, you can shop for unique items
like beads, lovely colorful bangles, leather goods, camel cover, and
much more.Visit Pushkar during the festival to experience the original
charm of the town. An exciting camel safari is another exciting activity
that you can enjoy on your Pushkar tour.
safari in Pushkar
Rajasthan invites you to feel the adventure of a Camel Safari, which
takes you through the golden sands of the vast. Thar desert. Like horse
safaris, camel safaris are also popular in Rajasthan. The camel,
popularly known as the ship of the desert, is not only common in the
Thar desert, but also the only means of transportation in remote areas.
Ride through sandy tracks, passing through remote villages. Pitch your
tent at a new place each night. Spend the evenings next to the camp tire
and dance to the folk music.
The safari is organized to take one through the golden sands of the vast
Thar desert and untamed countryside, enabling one to experience the days
gone by when time drifted at a leisurely pace. The rolling landscape of
the sand & shrub covered area is breathtakingly beautiful and the range
of flora and fauna surprisingly large for a desert area.
The camel breeders or Raika are the best guides. They know every
pasture, waterhole and village of the region. One can ride or walk along
leisurely with the safari and enjoy the deserts-cape. The camel-carts
are fully equipped and tourists need not bother about comfort in the
camel safari can be arranged at Pushkar, Jaisalmer or Bikaner and also
during nagaur fair, desert festival and Pushkar fair but without camel
safari your journey to Rajasthan is not completed.
Camel safari in Pushkar gives visitor a chance to see the mixture of
mountain landscape, desert and the roses orchid that will make the camel
safari more exciting and full of site scene as well.