Desert Walks, Camel Safaris, Jeep Tours and Village Tours
Tours and Excursions
If you’d like to get out and about a bit further there are a number of trips and outings we can arrange for you.
One of the most unforgettable and enchanting experiences you can have in India is a camel safari, riding through the rippling, windswept desert on camel back. You can go for just one day, but for the full experience it’s best to take a camel safari in the Thar Desert for at least one night camping. After riding through the desert your guides will make a camp in the dunes, cook dinner and make you a bed with thick blankets for a snug night sleeping under the stars.
We can take you out for half a day or a day, visiting some of the fascinating place hidden in the desert. We will take you to Bisarki which is an old Shiva temple where there are often peacocks; to Bada Baag which you can wander amongst the royal family cenotaphs dating back hundreds of years, and maybe visit Kaba Fort, and a deserted village.
Villages of the Thar
We’ll take you to Aladin’s village and have lunch in his family home, and visit a village of weavers, maybe a village where they make pots, maybe a gypsy village, and various other old sites.
If you want to know more about tours and activities, please contact us.
We are an English and Indian couple, Alex and Aladin. After running Nomads Guesthouse in Jaisalmer, we started building a home in the Thar desert to share our love and passion for desert life and culture.
The retreat has a range of facilities. There is a kitchen which guests can use and a shared bathroom. Outside there are shaded sitting areas where you can relax and watch the world go (very) slowly by.