Camel Safari isaa one of the most adventurous and novel
ways to explore the desert. It is also a singular
opportunity to get glimpse of traditional Indian life in
the desert, with all the beauty, inspite of the hardships
and the desolation. The Desert State of Rajasthan offers
exotic encounter with the outdoors in this form of desert
Safari trace their origins to the age of overland trade
between India and China, when Camel caravans would journey
along established trade routes laden with spices, herbs
and jewels. Aided by the warmth of the hospitable
villager’s en-route, it becomes a once in a lifetime
experience, though the swinging gait of the Camel is
neither very comfortable, nor easy to get used to. Camping
is usually done during night in this type of tour.
best safaris are in the heart of the Thar, around Jodhpur,
Jaisalmer and Bikaner in Rajasthan. Besides the desert
heartland, the most exciting option for it would be in the
Shekhawati region, taking in such towns as Ramgarh,
Nawalgarh, Dundlod, Mandawa and Churu. A short Camel
Safari in the Nubra valley of Ladakh with Bacterian double
humped Camels can be fun.
camels were mean of transport on Ladakh – Yarkand (Turkamanistan)
trade route in ancient days.