Camp Out in the Desert Near the Golden City – Jaisalmer Hotels  

by Pool Builders on 11-14-2011 in Articles

Jaisalmer €" the name conjures up visions of golden sands and the tawny, sandstone Jaisalmer Fort that turns golden with the setting sun. Named after the Rajput King Jaisal who built the fort, Jaisalmer is located in the middle of the Thar Desert, close to Pakistan. Jaisalmer is one of the many popular tourist destinations of Rajasthan, with the fort, Havelis and temples.
Desert Camps
A trip to Jaisalmer, the city of the golden sands, is all about experiencing the surrounding Thar Desert. What better way to experience the desert than by camping right out in the middle of it? You can enjoy the beauty of the desert inside luxurious desert camps in the following two resorts.
Mirvana Nature Resort
Located 55 km from the heart of the city, this resort removes you from the busy city atmosphere and puts you in a unique green oasis in the middle of the desert. The resort has its own organic farm and fruit orchard.
Accommodations
The resort offers 29 deluxe cottages, 8 regular cottages, 18 Shikar tents, and 20 AC Royal Shikar tents. Constructed on a marble platform, the tents have luxurious furnishings for a comfortable stay, attached baths, hot and cold running water.
Dining
The hotel houses two restaurants with buffet and a la carte meals.
Other Facilities and Services
Traditional Welcome, Swimming Pool, Nature Trails, Camel and Jeep Safaris, Doctor-on-Call, Moksha Herbal Spa, Cultural Shows, Conference Facilities, and Children's Playground are among the hotel's attractions.
The Serai
Camp out in luxury in the middle of the sunny desert, nestled in the golden sands. This camp is spread out in over thirty acres of sand, with 21 luxury tents and a lovely swimming pool modeled on the traditional Indian step-well.
Accommodations
The camp, set out in thirty acres of a hundred acre scrub land, has 21 large tents in three categories €" Tented Suites, Luxury Tented Suites and Royal Tented Suites.

Tented Suites: Thousand square feet area, with an attached bath, covered sitting room, bedroom and an exterior lounge.
Tented Luxury Suites: In addition to the facilities of the Tented Suites, these have a private garden with a sunken pool.
Royal Tented Suites: These have their own private spa, dining tent and outdoor pool.
Dining
Restaurant: The dining tent serves delicious local and western cuisine.
Library Bar: Pick your drink, choose a book and relax in this unique library bar.
Other Facilities and Services
The world class spa is spread over four separate tents set against a beautiful garden and offers a choice of rejuvenating treatments. The lovely pool in the style of a traditional stepped well of India, is an attraction in itself.

Other amenities include doctor-on-call, guided tours to interesting places, camel and horse safaris out into the desert, laundry service, telephone, fax and email service and a Special Boutique selling textiles, furniture, paintings and handicrafts of finest Rajasthani tradition.

Delhi to Jaisalmer
The distance between Delhi and Jaisalmer is around 793 km. You can get regular bus services between the two cities. The Delhi Jaisalmer Express train runs on all days.

Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer does not have its own airport and the nearest airport is at Jodhpur. The distance between the two cities is 262 km and they have regular connecting bus service. The Delhi Jaisalmer Express and the Jodhpur Jaisalmer Express run daily between these cities.

Camping out in the golden sands of the Thar Desert, in cool luxury, near the beautiful city of Jaisalmer can be an attractive holiday option. These desert camps offer tourists a unique way to experience Rajasthan.

Delhi to Jaisalmer,Jodhpur to Jaisalmer

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