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Thar Desert Tours

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Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Amazing experience

Had such a good time with Thar Desert Tours. We each had our own camel to ride and were taken off... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
h0llynews0n
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London, United Kingdom
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Sandy times

We went for an overnight stay in the desert and were pleasantly surprised with our experience... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Arron G
via mobile
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“thar desert” (22 reviews)
“one night” (17 reviews)
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Gandhi Chowk, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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"great cook"
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"food was freshly cooked"
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"camel safari"
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"great trip"
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"night tour"
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"mr kamal"
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"longer tour"
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"veg curry"
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"honest person"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had such a good time with Thar Desert Tours. We each had our own camel to ride and were taken off the beaten track, seeing plenty of wildlife and gorgeous rugged desert views. Our guide was lovely and made sure we were happy throughout. The...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for an overnight stay in the desert and were pleasantly surprised with our experience. Besides the dunes were taken to a 2 villages, a lake and a cemetery which was enjoyable. There was plenty of food and tea at each stop. The camel...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful overnight trip in the desert. Our guide showed us how to cook delicious dishes, told us a lot about life in the desert, his family and of course the camels we were riding. Although our humps are hurting:) it was a wonderful and professionally...More

1  Thank d0nmb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are two women traveling together in India- we had a fabulous time in the desert with Thar Desert Tours. It's a family run business and smoothly organised at every step. The camel drivers are friendly and helpful- and good cooks!! The desert was safe...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thar Desert tours offers great camel safaris. This is the company listed in Lonely Planet India and although many try to imitate this company, it is pretty hard to beat the personal touches of this family run business. Kamal, his father Needi and the camel...More

1  Thank Krista V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Thar desert tours. It was easy to organise (using the email on the website) and our guide was fantastic. The camels were treated well and the food was really nice. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank aak03
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just got Kamals Cellphone number from his web Page. Instant reply and we could book directly per Whats App. He picked us up from the bus station and got us a cheap tuk tuk to his office. We had a overnight camal tour. Samil...More

1  Thank Alicia R
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the dessert trip!! We spent one night in the dessert under the stars and that was really awesome!! It was everything well organised and they cooked the food there fresh...and it was really good!! Was a unforgettable time :)

1  Thank Daniela T
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic tour simply due to Mr Desert Man, Sumrar. He knows the desert like the back of his hand, his English is amazing and he is very warm and friendly. He also has a fantastic relationship with his camels. We would certainly...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

We enjoyed the Camelsafari with our guide Somar so much. he is and very friendly, knowledgeable and open minded guy and a great cook. He speaks really good english and answered all our questions. He treat the animals really good and did not force them....More

2  Thank Anke Pierre S
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insanelysane
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
The Delboy/Trotters option seems the best and the one I'd opt for
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hipiyush007
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Vic Sheng-ya H | Reviewed this property |
You can email Mr. Kamal with phone number 91-9414365333 to book the dessert and ask for price. And you can/remember to bargain with him.
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hipiyush007
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Heather A | Reviewed this property |
If you put Thar desert tours in search all the info shows up for you.
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