Jodhpur is known for its rich opulence and cultural past. There are numerous heritage Jodhpur hotels and other hotels in Jodhpur. However, there are certain choices that are off the beaten track and these can be excellent places to witness Rajasthan first hand.
Camp stays and tent stays in the desert are becoming an increasingly popular and there are a few that are located in the desert outside Jodhpur as well. These camp stays are equipped with tents and other facilities. There are permanent places and most of them have excellent modern amenities. Desert camp stays are places where the traveler can get away from the oppression and congestion of the city. These are good places to unwind and relax, yet at the same time be connected with the rest of the modern world.
Osian Sand Dunes is one of the main camp sites in the desert outside the city of Jodhpur. The resort is located in the heart of the Thar Desert and it attracts visitors from all over the world. The camp is situated near the ancient village of Osian, which was a big trading center along the Silk Route. The camp is built in a fort style and it has Swiss tents as living quarters. The tents have an attached bathroom.
The camp also offers both Indian and continental food. In hotels in Jodhpur such as these guests are offered other services such as credit cards, doctor on call and visa and master services. Travelers can opt for camel and horse rides into the desert. This can be an exciting experience, as long as the weather conditions are ideal. Staying at these Jodhpur hotels and camps are an unique and breathtaking experience.
The camp also arranges overnight mobile camps and jeep safaris in the Thar Desert. This can be an experience of a lifetime. Campfires in the evening are an activity that guests can engage in. The camp is suitable for those who wish to get away from the life of the city and lose themselves in the idle life of the desert. One can also opt for village visits to experience the life of the villagers and witness local culture first hand.
The various activities in the camps make it an ideal honeymoon destination as well. There are a few others such as Manvar Resort and Camp that offer similar services. These luxury camps are ideal for those who want to go down the road less travelled and experience new and exciting possibilities.
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