Thar desert is a arid desert in northwestern India and eastern Pakistan.
The rajasthan desert enclosed by the Sutlej River on the northwest side, on
the east by the Arâvalli Range, on the south by the salt marsh known
as the Rann of Kutch, and on the west by the Indus Valley.
The rajasthan thar desert is about 805 km in length and about 485 km in
breadth. The arid zone mainly consists of rolling sandhills, among which are
found scattered growths of shrub and rock outcroppings.
Climate of Thar Desert
The Rainfall in rajasthan thar desert is sparse ranging from 127 to 254 mm
yearly, and temperatures rise as high as 52.8° C (127° F) in July.
A large irrigation and power project has reclaimed areas of the northern and
western desert for agriculture. The small population is mostly pastoral, and
hide and wool industries are prominent.
The best known desert circuit in Rajasthan are found in Jaisalmer, Bikaner,
Jodhpur and area of Shekahawati.Desert circuit encompasses different desert
cities of Rajasthan. The camel rides on the sand dunes of rajasthan deserts
are an unforgettable experience as are the sunsets. These places boasts of
some very fine reminders of the glorious past- palaces, forts, temples and
other elegant monuments of architectural, historical value - an
unforgettable treat for any visitor taking this route.
Adventure offered by the Golden Sands
The rajasthan desert Safari is the most enthralling experience for the
visitors. There are different ways of covering the rajasthan desert that
includes Camel Safari, Jeep Safari and Horse Safari.
Camel Safari is the best known way to cover the Thar desert of Rajasthan.
The camel in Rajasthan have been domesticated thousands of years ago
primarily for the purpose of making tedious journeys through the unrelenting
rajasthan Thar Desert. You may go for a short safari through a typical
Rajasthani village or a long-distance expedition lasting a few days. The
best times for travelling are the cooler parts of the day, the mornings and
This is another way to explore the sandy grandeur of the golden sands.
Opting for jeep Safari will help you to save time as well as it will save
you from the heat .