It is located close to the Pakistan border, Jaisalmer is a major tourist destination located in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, India. There are many such places to visit in Jaisalmer, where you yourself will be filled with adventure. Jaisalmer has a lake and many magnificent temples and the special thing is that all these sites are made of yellow colored sandstone.
Truly, Jaisalmer is a wonderful amalgamation of exotic Indian desert culture, heritage and adventure. Sharing borders with Bikaner, Jodhpur, Barmer and Pakistan, you can also opt for sightseeing nearby on your trip to Jaisalmer. The city is said to have been founded by Jaisala at the behest of Dharamsala Eisel.
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Best Desert Camps in Jaisalmer
1. Rajputana Desert Camp :
Rajputana is a value for money desert camp that one can book for around ₹ 2000-2500 per night and the fare includes dinner, breakfast, tent and desert safari. It has 40 campsites, 10 AC cottages and the campsite is in Sam, just a 5-minute walk from Sam Sand Dunes. They also arrange desert safari tours like camel safaris, jeep safaris etc.
Another unique thing about Rajputana Desert Camp is that it is slightly away from other campsites which is a plus point for them. Since their guests won’t complain about the music coming from other campsites.
Rajputana Desert Camp is 45 km away from Jaisalmer city in Sam. This Camp opens from 1st August to 31st March. And the season dates are diwali dates and are from 20th December to 2nd January. Rajputana Desert Camp is one of the most popular campsites in Jaisalmer which has 40 Swiss tents, 10 AC cottages, a restaurant camp and a stage for a musical dance show etc.
2. Winds Desert Camp :
Winds Desert Camp, one of the best deluxe desert camps in Jaisalmer is just 4-5 km away from Sam Sand Dune parking area and is located in the desert village of Kanoi on Jaisalmer-Sam Highway. It has 25 luxury camps, the best arrangement of jeep and camel safaris, and a lovely dance program at night are some of the best facilities available here.
Winds Desert Camp is also a good option for travelers who do not want to stay in the main Sam area, which is very crowded and thus a good option for families and senior citizens as well. One can also book a night at Winds Desert Camp for Rs 7,500 for AC Cool Camp and Rs 9,000 for AC Camp.
There are many places to see near Wind Desert Camp. Sam’s sand dunes are the main attraction for tourists near Winds Desert Camp and one can also plan to visit Amar Sagar Jain Temple, Kuldhara Haunted Village Khuri Sand Dunes and Khaba Fort from Winds Desert Camp.
3. The Serai Camp :
Sarai Camp is the only desert camping spot that offers the original glamping experience in Jaisalmer. It is the only luxury resort in Jaisalmer but it is definitely the number 1 luxury desert camp resort but not in Sam but in Bherwa 46 km west of Jaisalmer city. It has 21 tents in which 6 of them have a private garden, private pool and Jacuzzi and to explore this original glamping experience one will have to pay ₹55,000 per night.
From Jaisalmer airport to reach Sarai Camp, Sarai Camp is a drive of 50 km for which you can book a taxi with our driver. There are many tourist sites near the Serai Camp. Jaisalmer War Museum is the nearest tourist attraction near The Serai Camp, otherwise the attractions of Jaisalmer city like Golden Fort, Gadisar Lake etc. are the nearest places to visit near the campsite
4. Prince Desert Camp :
There are about 30 tents at Prince Desert Camp for camping in Jaisalmer. This is one of the most luxurious campsites near Sam Sand Dunes. It feels even more real, because there are mounds in the backyard of the camp. An early morning walk in the dunes is a magical experience. Winter is the best time to visit this place.
The expected cost to stay here is 7,000 rupees per night for a double tent. If location is your top priority, Prince Desert Camp can’t be beat. In addition to being located far enough away from the larger, louder camps in the area to ensure peace and quiet, it is a privilege to see the Sam Sand Dunes themselves.
This means you hardly have any distance to travel when embarking on a camel safari or high-octane jeep adventure.
5. Dangri Desert Safari Camp :
Dangri Desert Safari Camp is an award-winning camping resort (2017 from TripAdvisor) that offers excellent service with its 45 Swiss tents and restaurant hall, along with evening music shows (held daily). Dangri Desert Safari Camp is also a popular choice among travelers from Gujarat, as the camp is owned by DDS Hospitality, Ahmedabad. You can book a one night stay at Dangri Desert Safari Camp for Rs.4500 (Discount available).
Dangri Desert Safari Camp is 40 km down from the city (Jaisalmer). The best and only option to reach the camp is to hire a taxi, for which we (Chetram Yatra) are available or you can contact the camping team to arrange a pickup. Most of the camps along with Dangri Desert Safari Camp are open from September to March, as the weather in Jaisalmer is much better in these months as compared to the summer months (April to July).
The desert city of Jaisalmer, overlooking an iconic sand palace where half the city’s population still lives, is an experience worth living. There is something about this city that looks at the many stories of the past and blends it with the present.
Also famous as The Golden City, Jaisalmer is a place in the state of Rajasthan which is situated in the heart of Thar Desert. Travelers also find it the best option for a stay in the desert camps of Jaisalmer.