Off-beaten & non-Touristic camel safari in Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer, also nicknamed as the “Golden City”, is located in Rajasthan, India. This city is renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, architectural marvels, and the warm hospitality of the people. Due to its popularity and uniqueness, Jaisalmer has become one of the most popular places to visit for tourists, history buffs, nature lovers, and adventure enthusiasts from all over the World.

Yet this city also fulfills the desire of people who crave some secluded experience far away from the crowd. In the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer offers a unique off-beat camel safari experience, unlike popular touristy camel safaris. For a more authentic and personalized adventure, Marvin Camel Safari and Day Tours provides a way to explore the untouched beauty of the desert, enriching your experience and allowing you to have the best time of your life.

Off Beaten and Non-Touristic Camel Safari-

One can embark on a multi-day camel safari taking you deep into the heart of the desert, totally secluded from the routes taken by tourists, in a remote lesser-known location in the desert. There is no need to worry about your safety as the camels are well-trained and professional, offering you a thrilling and comfortable ride. 

The non-touristic camel safari allows you to spread your ride across the vastness of the mighty Thar Desert, exploring small villages on the way as well as interacting with the locals for a pinch of traditional and cultural experience in your ride. 

  • Sunset and Sunrise Views-

Imagine the magical ambiance of witnessing the sunrise and sunset views amidst the sand dunes while on a camel safari, beautiful right? One of the unique traits of this off-beat and non-touristic relies on the sunset and sunrise experience in a secluded spot allowing you to dive deep into these breathtaking views in peace and tranquility.

  • Flavors of Local Cuisine-

Empty stomach rides are not welcomed in Rajasthan. During your camel safari you can savor the delicious local Rajasthani dishes like the city’s love Dal-Bati-Churma, Gatte ki sabzi, Ker sangri etc. Especially prepared by the desert dwellers which satisfies your heart more than your belly. Savoring and experiencing the authentic flavors of Rajasthan is a part of this camel safari making it complete.

  • Traditional Performances-

By now it’s evening, yet your journey continues not on a camel but in a more secluded desert camp, usually run by local families for you to have a more personalized experience. During your stay at night, you get to experience and enjoy the cultural performances performed by local musicians and dancers. The folk music and dance performances fill up the missing part of your safari where you can immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Jaisalmer.

  • Stargazing-

A soothing and serene experience that blooms your soul is stargazing at night witnessing the beauty of the clear skies away from the reach of city lights. One is left awe-inspired after witnessing the mesmerizing beauty of the stars, constellations, and if lucky the shooting stars cherishing your eyes. Stargazing is a must-do activity in Jaisalmer for everyone to indulge in an enchanting experience.

  • Eco-friendly-

Eco-friendly practices are often prioritized in non-touristic camel safaris in Jaisalmer. They promote responsible tourism, restricting tourists from damaging the environment, reducing its impact, keeping it as natural as possible as well as supporting the local communities living there. They ensure that the desert’s ecosystem is untouched, preserved, and most importantly respected.

Features of off-beaten and non-touristic camel safari-

  • Remote Locations- 

This type of camel safari takes you to less-explored areas of the Thar Desert besides following the usual tourist routes which gives you a more personalized experience allowing you to visit secluded villages, hidden oases, and untouched beauty of sand dunes that are off the beaten path.

  • Group Size-

Since it is a non-touristic camel safari, it usually operates in small group sizes. Make sure not to bring a large group which can make it difficult to ensure an intimate experience.  With small groups you can enjoy this experience to its fullest, interact with locals, have a deep connection with travelers, and an opportunity to immerse yourself in the less-crowded part of the desert.

  • Cultural Immersion-

Interacting with the local communities who are very friendly and welcoming in nature is a major part of the off-beaten and non-touristic camel safari. It allows you to visit traditional villages, speak with the locals, which makes it easier to learn their way of life, traditions and culture. The cultural immersion in your journey adds a unique touch of magic.

  • Customized Itineraries-

Unlike standard tourist camel safaris where you travel on a pre-designed path, an off-beaten path gives you the freedom to choose your itinerary in a more personalized way. You can talk with your tour operator or guide to customize your duration of the route, and activities suiting your taste and preferences.

  • Authentic Accommodation-

Instead of staying in a commercialized desert camp, you can choose to stay in more private and authentic camps. This may include spending the night in the traditional mud house of Jaisalmer, homestays with local families living nearby, or even the opportunity to set up your camp individually under the starry night sky. When you indulge yourself in these options, you get to know the desert better, which enriches your experience and completes your journey leaving you satisfied.

  • Nature and Wildlife-

The off-beaten and non-touristic camel safari lets you appreciate the natural beauty and wildlife of the Thar desert, making a connection with the wildlife and nature which you couldn’t have made on a touristic camel safari. This gives you a sense of accomplishment, enhancing your experience to know the wildlife from a deeper and closer perspective. You can immerse yourself in witnessing the majestic sunset and sunrise, observe the vast and diverse range of flora and fauna which thrive in this arid ecosystem.


An off-beaten and non-touristic camel safari is a must-do adventure which gives you an experience like no other, unlocking the hidden side of the Jaisalmer full of beauty and tranquility.