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The Great Thar Desert of India
Desert of Thar is also known as the Great Indian Desert.
Desert of Thar is located in Western India and South Eastern Pakistan. Desert of Thar spreads across the state of Rajasthan and parts of Gujarat in western India.
How to reach Desert of Thar
Churu is called the gateway of Desert Of Thar.
Airways: The nearest airport to Churu is Jaipur & New Delhi, 206 and 320 kms away respectively.
Railways: Churu is connected by regular trains from Delhi and Jaipur.
Roadways: Churu well connected by road to the rest of state. Buses operate from most of the major cities to churu.
Thar Desert Safari is considered the best way to explore the Desert of Thar. Thar Desert Safari can be enjoyed by Jeep or Camel. Thar Desert Safari is a beautiful way to experience the beauty of Desert of Thar. The state is rich in forts and havelis.
Nearby Tourist Places
Jaisalmer, Bikaner, and Jodhpur are three main cities comprising the Thar Desert safari. The entire region is a haven for migratory and resident birds of the desert .
Best Season To Visit
The ideal time to visit the Desert of Thar is from October to March.
The weather is Arid in nature. The summers are hot but winters are relatively pleasant.
Thar Desert Safar
Tour operators organize Jeep safari and camel safari in Thar. Camel safari in Thar is very popular among tourists. Camel safari in Thar is usually for 2 to 7 days. Camel safari in Thar can also be just a day long. Tents, food, water, mattresses and an escort are provided for longer camel safari in Thar. Camps are usually set up at night. Thar Desert Camp becomes a very lively place at night.
Thar Desert Festival
Thar Desert Festival is a colorful festival held in February every year for three days at Jaisalmer. Everything is exotic in the Thar Desert festival. At the Thar Desert festival one can get to see cultural events, camel races, folk songs and dance. Contests like the “turban tying competition” and “The moustache competition”enhance the fun of the Thar Desert festival. With a final musical performance by folk singers at the dunes in Sam, the Thar Desert festival comes to its end.
Thar Desert Camp
Thar Desert camp is a major tourist attraction. The Thar Desert camp consists of tents and offer fabulous view of the desert at multiple locations like Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur. The Thar Desert camp comes alive in the evening with campfire, musicians dancers etc.
Desert of Thar is famous for embroidery, mirror work, rugs, blankets, antiques, old stonework and camel leather items.