A complete guide to Jaisalmer camping



In this modern world, as we are progressing towards the advancement of society, we are also getting some other stuff as a by-product. In today’s world having stress, anxiety and restlessness is nothing new and uncommon. Almost everyone is suffering from some mental illness. To overcome such things, many people tend to get close to nature and enjoy its peace. 

Many ways of doing such things have evolved and one such method is by camping in the lap of nature. Camping is one of the main and best methods to relieve yourself from stress and get you closer to nature. 

Read further to get a complete guide to one of the best camping sites in India i.e. a camping site in Jaisalmer under the stars. 

Info on Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is the desert city of Rajasthan as it is located right in the middle of the huge Thar desert. It is one of the most preferred locations for people who are interested in desert safari. As a result of this Jaisalmer has become one of the most popular destinations for safari and camping in India. Malwari Jaisal Singh founded the city of Jaisalmer in AD 1156. Today it is one of the most trendy tourist destinations in India.

Reaching Jaisalmer

We can reach Jaisalmer through every means:

Reaching by roads

The city of Jaisalmer is well connected with different cities of India through a network of roads. There are mainly two bus terminals in Jaisalmer for travel purposes. They are–

  1.  Golden bus terminal
  2. Roadways main bus stand

Apart from these various private bus and taxi services allow the movement between different cities through Jaisalmer

Reaching by railways

The city of Jaisalmer has a well-connected network of broad and meter gauge railway lines that offer connectivity between various cities across the whole country.

Reaching by Air

Although Jaisalmer does not have an airport, the nearest airport is in the city of Jodhpur which is approximately 275 km away from it. From there you can use any other means of travel to come to Jaisalmer.

Weather in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is located in Rajasthan so it is one of the cities with the highest temperatures during the summer season. So it is advisable to visit Jaisalmer during the winters between October and February when the temperature here is about 21 to 17 degrees during the day. This is the best time for visiting Jaisalmer as you can take full advantage of the pleasant weather during this time.

Various things to do during the Jaisalmer trip

While you are in Jaisalmer, you can do various activities like :

Jaisalmer’s famous jeep safaris

You can go for a jeep safari in Jaisalmer, it will allow you to expose yourself to the mesmerizing flora and fauna of this region. It will also help you to pay a visit to those rural communities that are living in some corner of the desert. Apart from the thrill that you’ll get from riding on those dunes, you will also be able to learn about the culture of the local people here by interacting with them during the safari.

Camel Safari In Jaisalmer

Another main reason for camping in Jaisalmer is the pure joy that people experience during these famous camel safaris that are available in almost all camping resorts. People who love animals are especially attached to these places because the people in Rajasthan take great care of their camels and have a strong bond between them.

Camping under the stars in Thar desert:

Once you reach Jaisalmer, you will see a handful of activities to do. But the most preferred thing there is camping under the stars in the Thar desert. It would be one of the most incredible adventures for you during camping. 

All the basic facilities will be provided to you so that you can relish in the stunning camps and enjoy the weather to the fullest. 

You can go outside near the tent after you are done with dinner. You can afterward do all the activities you want to do. Many prefer singing and dancing while some prefer to tell spooky stories based on reality. You will be completely amazed by the view of the sky at night. It will be full of stars and you can relax in the lap of the night sky. 


At last, I would just like to say that the trip to Jaisalmer could be your once-in-a-lifetime experience. So I would recommend you to try it for sure. 

Rajasthan is famous for its 2 things, one of them is its thar desert, where you can camp at night and look at the stars and galaxy and do Astrophotography, or just enjoy camp and campfire have some nice Rajasthani food, do a camel ride, or parasailing, most people think that camping thar desert would boring and you have to deal with a lot of heat, but it is not true the temperature of Jaisalmer can drop up to as low as 10 degrees in the night.


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