Picture yourself stranded on the desolate, lonely and vast stretches of sun-kissed sand of the Thar desert in the Golden City of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan – the skyline dotted with only sparse, widely-spaced vegetation and villages in the remote background with no one in sight but only the ship of the desert (camels) for company – scary is it? Not really!
The ‘Land of Kings’ is replete with legends of heroism and it comes as no surprise to catch the romance in the air! I am not talking about the romance you read in novels – this one defies all definitions; Sam sand dunes of the Thar desert in Rajasthan are, indeed, one of nature’s true delight!
Camel safaris through Sam, just about 40 kilometers away from the city of Jaisalmer, are an experience of a lifetime! It is one of the rarest trips that you can gift to yourself and family. My suggestion to you would be not to think solo for desert hiking; the larger the group, richer the experience! Let’s walk you through the enticing desert dunes of the expansive Thar: