RJ-5 : BARMER – GADRA ROAD – MUNABAO – KHURI – DESERT NATIONAL PARK – KHABA – JAISALMER

OVERVIEW

The desert exploration can’t be better than this, fully supported logistically with the most unique infrastructure “mobile camping” – campervan mobile glamping for outdoors, while being in the far corners of Rajasthan like nomads. The best overlanding experience in India. We will visit ancient temples and ruins, ghost towns and real villages away from the tourist glare. This is the real Rajasthan hinterland where tourists do not dare to venture and has remained unexplored. Drive along Mars like landscapes, visit to India’s border post and the golden sand dunes all to yourself –  on board Taurusthe most well equipped ‘self-contained mobile camping unit’ to experience the best vanlife in India, most elaborate RV (recreational vehicle).

Very unique offbeat holidays for families, couples, all women groups and travel photographers.

 

Route Map for RJ-5

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Taurus anchored near Tanot, surrounded by untouched sand dunes

EXPEDITION HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 days/ 4 nights
  • Group size: Min 6, max of 8 participants
  • Drive on the Border Road, scantily inhabited
  • Border Post/ border fence
  • Pristine sand dunes
  • May visit the Desert National Park with chances of some wild encounters
  • Rustic rural Rajasthan
  • Ghost villages, temples and ruins
  • Camel ride on sand dunes
  • Sunset & sunrise over the dunes
  • Not just 5-star, 5 billion star nights
  • Experience the most amazing moonlit night, if its moon in the sky!

GRADING: Easy for average fitness

AVAILABILITY:  Its available for Indian Nationals only, as border areas are restricted for foreign nationals.

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

Day 1: Meet Taurus and crew at Barmer (border town), stay onboard Taurus outside Barmer.

Day2: Drive via Gadra Road  to Munabao right on the Indo-Pak Border, stay onboard Taurus.

Day 3: Taurus will drive 130 kms to Khuri, an exhilarating experience of driving on the ‘road hugging border’, scanty habitation and vehicular traffic. Pristine sand dunes and best of rural India. Stay onboard Taurus at Khuri.

Day 4: Spend a day and a night at the Desert National Park, stay onboard Taurus. If there is any change in the rules by the Forest Department then we will change the location to Khaba Fort.

Day 5: Drive through wilderness to visit Khaba Fort and Kuldhara (the village in ruins) offering an experience of a kind where time seems to have stopped, arrive at Jaisalmer to say goodbye to Taurus.

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

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Best of Rural Rajasthan while overlanding with our Rv (recreational vehicle). Caravan campervan camping is an experience beyond words and any price-tag. Its like motorohome your “home away from home” to experience the best vanlife in India. Our locations are secluded and exotic away from touristy crowd and safe from Corona Virus. 

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HOW TO REACH TAURUS

  • ROAD: Barmer is well connected by good roads from Jodhpur (200 kms) and Ahmedabad (420 kms).
  • TRAIN: Barmer gets trains from Delhi, Chandigarh and Jodhpur. Once a week from Ahmedabad.
  • AIR: Nearest airports are Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Following Terms & Conditions are applicable to the program/holidays RJ-5. More details about Terms & Conditions. In case of any doubt or clarifications, please send all your questions in one mail.

TARIFF: Call (9888 380386, 6280 595008) for tariff. Please check the link for details on tariff.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Only the following are included in the package, rest everything is NOT included. Also, please check more details which are common and applicable to all expeditions unless until specified through mail and this itinerary.

  1. The services of Taurus will be available from Barmer to Jaisalmer.
  2. Pick up and drop at start point and at the end of the program, only as a group. (from only railway station to Taurus). We can help individual to coordinate their transport to reach the camp, as extra.
  3. Veg homely meals as buffet (including morning and evening tea with biscuits) onboard Taurus.
  4. Taurus as transport for the itinerary to travel from point to point. Any other transport for whatever the reasons could be, will be charged extra.
  5. Stay onboard Taurus as per the accommodation available on rotational basis and sleeping bags provided by us.
  6. Filtered water, please bring your own bottles to refill, to prevent plastic waste.
  7. Anything which is NOT written here is NOT included in the package.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Journey home to start point and back to home.
  • Camel Safari to witness sunset
  • Cultural program, bonfire and hot snacks with tea at a camp or resort at village Khuri
  • Individual pick up and drop.
  • Meals, bottled water and all kind of beverages, while travelling or on excursions. If anyone opts for beverages or non-veg at such stops, then its to be paid by the participant directly to the establishment.
  • Non veg meals.
  • Entry fee for any kind of property.
  • Camera fee.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the list of ‘WHAT IS INCLUDED’

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES We have planned your holiday in such a way that you “pay for what you use” and save your hard earned money on activities which you may not like, if given the option.

  1. Camel rides
  2. Camel Safari
  3. Cultural program at Khuri
  4. Laal-maans party
OPTIONS at the end of the program at Jaisalmer

We have designed this special itinerary with consideration to give you freedom to exercise your own choices as well.

  1. This is for those guests whoare visiting Jodhpur for the first time, as you may arrive at Jodhpur to connect with Barmer. And also wish to explore its heritage. However if you wish to take our help we may help you to coordinate your logistics at Jodhpur. Though, it will be cheaper for you to book your hotel room directly with so many portals available. And these days cabs are much cheaper by Ola and Uber kinds.
  2. On the culmination of your expedition, you may explore Jaisalmer on your own, however we can help you coordinate your logistics. Please note Jaisalmer is now connected by air.

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Taurus – Overland Truck campervan camping near sand dunes rural Jaisalmer


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Food Plan | Pre-Booking Info

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Overlanding in Rajasthan is a treat beyond words, it gives you access to remote areas like a rustic nomadic with aristocratic touch. The experience of campervan camping / caravan and RV (recreational vehicle) worth anything. Its the best way to enjoy family vacation and for couples, with best vanlife. Being in the middle of pristine sand dunes with billion stars or moonlit night is what is unmatched.