Rajasthan is renowned worldwide for its Great Indian Thar Desert commonly called as Thar. One of the biggest desert stretches of the world, Thar Desert spreads over an area of 4,46,000 sq kms from western and north-western regions of Rajasthan in India to west into the mainlands of Pakistan. The area occupies by Thar Desert in India is 2,08,110 sq kms. Some portions of Thar Desert stretched out in the Indian states of Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat. However, the true identity of Thar Desert is associated with Rajasthan and the topography of the state reveals a large area comprised of golden sands interspersed at several places by low lying rocky hills and some scant vegetation.
Besides boasting Rajasthan with a unique topography, the Thar Desert also serves as a base for thrilling adventure options. A journey through the vast expanses of sands across Thar Desert is an above the world experience, which can be enjoyed through Desert Safari. A ride on camel’s back against the simmering sands of Thar on laid-out patchwork of sand dunes with bright sun on your back altogether provides a great experience. Jeep Safari is another option to explore the amusing stretches of Great Indian Thar Desrt. While on desert safari, you get a wonderful opportunity to see the beautiful countryside and meet the locals who are known for their unique lifestyle, culture and traditional Rajasthani hospitality. Desert Safari trips are offered from cities like Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer through open jeeps and camel ‘the sheep of desert’ at reasonable prices.