Rajasthan is not only a princely and royal state but it is also a magical tourist destination. There is so much to see and explore in this Great Indian Desert state. One of the must visit places in Rajasthan is the city of Jaisalmer which is located in the midst of the Thar Desert.
Apart from great sightseeing opportunities in Jaisalmer, you should also make it a point to visit the Sam Sand Dunes to take a sneak peak at the desert life of India. When you are in Jaisalmer, you simply cannot miss staying at the desert camps near the Sam Sand Dunes to peep in to the local life of Rajasthan.
Here is a list of some decent desert camps in Jaisalmer that you ought to try out while on your trip to this magical city.
6 Best Desert Camps in Jaisalmer
Spirit Desert Camp
The Spirit Desert Camp is a luxurious desert camp that offers accommodation in their 30 tent based camps. Each of the tents is well equipped with all the amenities and services that you can expect from a good star rated hotel. You can relax on a king sized bed and make yourself some tea or coffee at the bedside tea-coffee maker.
The tent also has an attached washroom and is decorated with the traditional Rajasthani interiors.
Rajputana Desert Camp
The Rajputana Desert Tent Jaisalmer is one of the oldest in the town. It belongs to the Royl Group and has been operational since 2001. Enjoy your stay at the luxurious tents that is well equipped with excellent facilities. Have a pleasant evening next to the bonfire and some great folk dance performances that you will remember for the rest of your life.
If you are an adventure lover then Rajputana Desert Camp at Sam Jaisalmer is perfect for you as its highly rated for activities like jeep & camel race on desert, private party at desert etc.
Royal Desert Camp
The Royal Desert Camp won the award of desert resort consecutively in 2013 and 2014. They offer unique and luxurious camp accommodation that can give you the feeling of being a royalty in Rajasthan.
They are the first desert camp to be established in Sam Sand Dunes and when you stay put at this accommodation, you can enjoy the pleasant view of the Sam Sand Dunes through the spacious room of the desert camp.
Oasis Desert Camp
Oasis Desert Camp Jaisalmer is one of the oldest and an amazing family camp spot. The camp is just opposite Sam dunes and organize a grand musical and gala dinner every night, especially the ones in winter are awesome. Oasis desert camp has more than 50 camps and cottages, available 24/7 a year and has an amazing garden view in front of every camp.
The cost of the camp comes around $150 per night and its worth every penny.
If budget is not a constraint for you, The Serai is the desert camp where you can indulge yourself and splash your cash. There are 21 large canvas tents in the campus which spread across 30 acres of desert sand on the Thar. Each of the tents is more than 1000 sq feet in area and comes with a covered sitting area, an exterior relaxing space, and a bathroom.
There are also luxurious tented accommodations available that comes with a swimming pool and spa.
The Samsara Dechu luxury resort camps at the Jaisalmer sand dunes are an experience that you will cherish for a life time. The beauty of the resort lies in the delicate and also intricate inlay work, the water bodies and also the fountains in the premises.
The camp is the ideal place for romance for the newlywed couple as they get company from the intimate bonfires in the evening. There are 21 tent accommodations available and all of them come with luxurious interiors and world class amenities.