Indian geography is enclosed with diverse land comprising of wildlife, forests, deserts, greenery, etc. Imagine the brown golden never-ending sleek stretch of desert with the warm blowing winds offering an exclusive desert life experiences that fill your travel journey more happening than your imagination. There is a great life in the desert which is most probably an adventurous excursion for every age-group. India is featured with different shades of deserts in distinct parts of the country. The great Thar Desert, the coldest desert in the world, desert mountain valley of Lahaul and Spiti, and white salt desert.
The coldest desert in the world, Ladakh –
Widely known as the roof of the world, Ladakh is a major tourist destination from last few decades. As we all know that desert lands are usually high in temperature, but Ladakh is featured with the coldest desert terrains. The desert lies in the Great Himalayas on the eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir. The desert is also known as Khapa-chan that means snow land. In summers the temperature ranges from 00c during the day to -300c in the night.
The Thar Desert, Jaisalmer –
As it is concerning about the great Indian Deserts of geographic region, Thar Desert is the first thing that comes into our mind. It is the 7th largest deserts in the world which is also a most popular getaway in Rajasthan. The Thar Desert attracts tourists from all over the world for its magical charm and beauty. People love to enjoy bumpy camel rides in the desert terrains and jeep safaris in the golden sand dunes.
White salt desert in Kutch, Gujarat –
The charismatic land of Gujarat is not only a home of distinct bird species but also blessed with white salt sand. The beautiful land is merged with the Arabian Sea and many other drastic changes in the seabed of this land. Walking in the never-ending sleek stretch of white desert is an ultimate experience in itself. It gives a magnificent view in the dark with full moonlight. It is widely popular for its Rann Utsav held annually in the white salt desert of Kutch. The festival attracts innumerable tourists and travelers from all over the world to experience the charm of this happening desert of India.
Desert Mountain Valley, Lahaul & Spiti –
Located in Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, the desert mountain is one of the coldest deserts in the world. The Spiti Valley area represents one of the least populated regions in India that serves as one of the most popular getaways to the northern region of the country. The valley is alike a cut off from the north up to eight months of the year with heavy snowfalls and thick icing conditions. Desert mountain valley of Lahaul and Spiti is one of the most wonderful deserts in India that must be in a bucket list of every travel enthusiast.
Activities to enjoy in desert topography of India –
Riding a camel in the distinct desert terrains of India is the most popular attraction of tourists in India. Jaisalmer Camel Safari is worldwide famous for its unique experience. Moreover, Jeep Safari, Dune Bashing, Paragliding, Quad biking, etc are other activities to enjoy in Indian deserts specially Jaisalmer is famous for it. The charm of Cultural evening in the desert is completely beyond your imagination. Many Jaisalmer desert packages of multi-day include overnight camping in the desert wherein one can enjoy the Rajasthani folk dance and music performance over the dunes.
Experience the desert life of India and revive the unique charm of the country in that is considered to be the most popular attraction of Indian tourism after historical attractions and cultural India.