Desert Triangle is unique for sure! A voyage through the Thar Desert exploring the mesmerising architectures, local culture, religious places and most of all, the sand dunes will be an unforgettable experience. Picking a few prominent places and activities in each place while moving on to other adds to the adventure. You will be able to see more places in a limited time as well. Yes, desert triangle tour in India offers an opportunity to visit the three beautiful cities of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner in Rajasthan.
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The exuberant 'Blue City' around the charming Mehrangarh Fort looks picture perfect! A road trip through Jodhpur will literally fill you with 'Blues and Hues'; a fusion of tradition and modernity along with an exuberant history makes for an ideal start of desert triangle tour in India.
Top Places to Visit in Jodhpur
The 'Sun City' has lots to explore but on a triangle tour you can visit some major attractions. Mehrangarh Fort, Balsamand Lake, Jaswant Tada, Ghanta Ghar and Umaid Bhawan Palace and Rao Jodha Desert Rock Parkare some of the top tourist places in Jodhpur.
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Things to do in Jodhpur
Go to Mehrangarh Fort and watch a splendid view of the 'Blue City'! Never miss this panoramic view of the city. It is one of the most important things to do in Jodhpur.
Drive through the lanes and feel the local Rajasthani city.
Rajasthan is colourful and vibrant; likewise Jodhpur is colourful and exciting for shopaholics as well. Don't forget to pick up some knick-knacks from the local bazaars.
Local Food in Jodhpur Which You Should Not Miss!
How about Makhni Lassi and some local snacks. Can't disappoint the stomach right? Mawa Ki Kachori, Shahi Samosa, Mirchi Ka Kutwa, Badaas and Kadi Kachori are some of the mouth-watering dishes to try in Jodhpur.
Stay options in Jodhpur
The Kothi Heritage, Bijolai Palace, Ratan Vilas, Dhillon House, Lariya Resort and Bishnoi Village Camps are some of the accommodations in Jodhpur.
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Off to the Golden City!
Jaisalmer is around 285km from Jodhpur. Plan the trip in such a way that you get enough rest which will help through the journey. Road trips are often tedious and needs special planning!
In the heart of the Thar Desert, the enchanting Jaisalmer stands rooted to its culture and tradition. Jaislamer is one city where you can experience the life within the fort. Yes, it is one of the cities which is in a World Heritage Site. Jaislamer Fort is one of the living forts and a UNESCO World Hertiage Sites in Rajasthan
Top Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
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Things to do in Jaisalmer
Camel Safari is one of the best things to do in Jaisalmer. What is best than a camel ride to explore the sand dunes of Thar Desert?
Desert Camping: Jaisalmer is in the heart of Thar Desert. Desert Camping is one of the interesting things you shouldn't miss out here.
Jaisalmer doesn't fail to satiate the adventure junkies! Activities like Dune Bashing in Sam Sand Dunes, Paramotoring, off-roading are some of the top adventure sports to try in the Golden City.
Local Food in Jaisalmer Which You Should Not Miss!
Jaisalmer is also an awesome place for foodies; So, you have lots to try here as well! Ker Sangri, Lal Maans and Safed Maans (Non-veg), Dal Bati Choorma and Pyaz Ki Kachori are some of the delicious food you can try in Jaisalmer.
Stay Options in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is a well-developed city with varieties of accommodations. Visitors can find budget hotels, moderate priced stay options as well as luxury resorts here. Hotel Neeraj, Payyal Safari Camp, Pithla Haveli, Hotel Mirage, The Gulal Resort, Hotel Khila Bhawan and Moon Light Oasis Camp are some of the different kinds of stay options in Jaislamer.
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Go Zoom to Bikaner!
Bikaner is around 330km from Jaisalmer!
The dream child of Rao Bika is now one of the best offbeat destinations in Rajasthan. Bikaner was just a patch of wild land in the Thar Desert. Rao Bika made it a province and his successors made it the historical city. The Rajasthani aura of Bikaner engulf the visitors and the architectural heritage shows off the talent and craftsmanship of the past!
Top Places to Visit in Bikaner
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Things to do in Bikaner
Camel tours are very famous in Bikaner. Isn't exciting to explore the city and the desert on a camel back?
Bikaner is known for the Junagarh Fort; there are many things to visit inside the fort. Don't miss out on the heritage tour in Bikaner.
Shopping is one of the must things to do in Bikaner. You can make a collection of Rajasthani crafts, art, clothing, etc. Do stroll around the bazaars of Bikaner.
Local Food in Bikaner Which You Should Not Miss!
Bikaner is a place for sweet tooths, there a lots of sweet shops around. Ghewar (sweet), Kesari Bati, Mirchi Bada (Spicy), Churme Ki Ladoo are some of the snacks to eat in Bikaner.
Stay Options in Bikaner
Bikaner also has a wide range of stay options.
Hotel Sagar, Vesta Bikaner Palace, Sri Ram Heritage, Hotel Kishan Palace, Balaji Resort, Heritage Resort and Barsingha Hotel are some of the best stay options in Bikaner.
We hope traversing through these amazing cities will give you memorable experiences! This Desert Triangle Tour in India will make you a fan of Rajasthan.
Happy Road Trip!