The Desert Festival is a 3-day of celebration of rajasthan’s rich arts and crafts, designed especially for the tourists. Besides, the lively folk music and dances, colorful bazaars and curio stalls what makes this event delightful is the venue itself, which is the golden Sam’s sand dunes near Jaisalmer. Mr. Desert contests, Camels races, Camel Polo, turban-tying contest and a contest for the longest moustache are the highlights of the event.
Welcome to Incredible India : Welcome to Incredible India! You are welcomed & picked up by our executive from the International airport and transferred to the hotel in your private car. (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name) We will have a welcome briefing covering the various aspects of the tour (ensuring that you have the best of the Indian holiday) and you will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents). No pre-planned activities for the day but the car & the driver will be at your disposal.
The Golden Oasis : Wake up early in the morning to attend the Mangal aarti (prayers sung in praise of God) at the Gadsisar Lake. On completion of the aarti you return to the hotel for breakfast after which you set out to see the astounding Jaisalmer fort and the royal cenotaphs.You will then be dropped at the venue of the festival.
Go sporty! : Ladies and Gentlemen do your breakfast well and energize yourself as today, at the festival venue, you have a chance to participate and contribute to your team’s win in a Tug of war – Indians Vs Foreigners (both men and women). Ladies also have the opportunity to test their balancing act in the Matka (earthen pitcher) race competition. Besides enjoy the camel decoration, camel polo and other programs.
Festive finale in untrammeled sands : After breakfast set out to enjoy the cricket match (Indian Vs Foreigners). Then you will drive to Sam sand dunes, the venue for the grand finale of the desert festival. On reaching there you first go for a ride on the ‘ship of desert’ i.e. camel.