Rajasthan is India’s largest state by area and is exceptionally famous among travellers abroad for the wide variety of attractions that it has to offer.
Most famous for its desert, Thar, Rajasthan’s city of Jaisalmer is a hub for tourists who wish to experience the desert way of living, complete with overnight desert camping.
This 3-day tour in the heart of Rajasthan starts from Jodhpur and takes you through some of the best experiences in the state’s desert life and a look at their forts and Havelis.
This tour is to ensure that all your queries regarding Rajasthan’s desert tours are answered.
Camp stays at Khichan and Jaisalmer
We provide both Veg and Non-Veg meals.
Meals included as per mentioned in the itinerary.
Passenger will have to inform their preference at the time of booking.
Locker will be provided for you to safely lock your valuables on the truck
In the Voyages Overland Truck
Things To Carry
We recommend a backpack instead of a suitcase for ease of handling
Daypack to carry essentials for the excursion of the day
Ground mats and sleeping bags will be provided. However, you can bring your own in case you wish
Weather-appropriate clothing. Remember that even when it is warm during the day, it can often get cold at night, particularly in the desert
Women should bring along a scarf when visiting places of worship
Sun hat or warm hat if trekking
Appropriate footwear for rough terrains, city walks, and treks
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Photocopies of your passport and any visas you have obtained for the trip
A pouch or money belt
Writing materials and a notebook or a diary
A multipurpose knife
Good water bottle at least one litre. We are allergic to littering plastic
Moistened tissues, hand gel and sanitizer
Toilet paper, this may be purchased almost everywhere en-route but one roll spare may be a lifesaver
Some plastic bags to save your equipment from dust and moisture
Personal medical kit for your specific medication needs
Day 1 - Jodhpur to Khichan
Our crew will meet you at the predefined spot in Jodhpur, and then proceed towards Osian (Osiyan) which is an ancient town located in the Jodhpur District of Rajasthan. It is an oasis in the Thar Desert and has been known as the "Khajuraho of Rajasthan" for its temples.
Post completing your sightseeing at Osian, you will proceed towards Khichan.
Khichan is a quiet village which hosts the migratory Demoiselle Cranes from August to March. These cranes migrate to Khichan from Eurasia and Mongolia ahead of the onset of harsh winters.
Accommodation – Overnight camp at Khichan
Excursions - Osian temples, Crane Sanctuary, Khichan Village walk
Meals – Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 - Khichan to Jaisalmer
After breakfast, proceed towards Jaisalmer, or the “Golden City”, dotted by the sepia tint of its famous sandstone fort and haveli. Jaisalmer is one of the most beautiful destinations in Rajasthan.
You will experience the Thar Desert and the beautiful dunes that make it mystical.
Accommodation – Overnight camp in the dunes at Jaisalmer
Excursions – The Fort and Haveli of Jaisalmer
Meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 - Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
After breakfast, you proceed back to the hub i.e. Jodhpur or you may disembark at Jaisalmer itself.