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Christmas Eve 24 Dec. or New Years Eve celebration: A night in the desert


With over 29 years’ experience in desert safaris, the Mali brothers bring to you a unique and unforgettable way to live Christmas and New Years Eve; underneath the stars within the Thar desert in Jaisalmer !!
Leave Shahi Palace either morning or afternoon, and begin your adventure with a jeep ride to the monuments and villages. You will then journey into the wilderness of the Thar desert to continue the trek on your very own camel, where you can keep a look out for many wild animals.
Once you reach the rolling sand dunes, you can look forward to a breath-taking sunset whilst sipping on Indian chai, and enjoy a traditionally prepared Rajasthan meal cooked by the campfire. As you take in the beauty of the moonlight and as the stars begin to shine, entertainment will began, with some surprises along the way.
You can chose from the following packages for Christmas Night or for New Year’s Eve :


  • 13.00 hrs - Leaving from Shahi Palace
  • Jeep ride to the Kuldhara village (Abandoned village)
  • Camel ride (1 hour about ) through the beautiful desert seeing many wild animals in their natural habitats
  • Reaching the sand dunes for sunset away from the touristic path (wild Thar desert) after sunset enjoy some traditional snacks of desert falafel and chai
  • Then enjoy time around the campfire, under the stars ahead of a delicious authentic Rajasthani style meal veg., and a cold drink (additional cold drinks will be available to purchase). Have the opportunity to learn how to prepare and cook the food.
  • Special evening entertainment will also be provided so as to see in the New Year with a bang!
  • You will be provided with a bed to sleep on the sand dunes under the stars
  • Enjoy the new year eve and sleep . next day retuned after breakfast.




  • 13.00 - Leaving from Shahi Palace
  • Jeep ride to the Kuldhara village (Abandoned village)
  • Camel ride (1 hour/1 hour 30 mins) through the beautiful desert seeing many wild animals in their natural habitats
  • Reaching the sand dunes for sunset away from the touristic path (wild Thar desert) after sunset enjoy some traditional snacks of desert falafel and chai
  • Then enjoy time around the campfire, under the stars ahead of a delicious authentic Rajasthani style meal, (both) non-vegetarian and vegetarian options available), and a cold drink (additional cold drinks will be available to purchase). Have the opportunity to learn how to prepare and cook the food.
  • Special evening entertainment will also be provided so as to see in the New Year with a bang!
  • You will be provided with a bed to sleep on the sand dunes under the star
  • Enjoy the Christmas eve or new year eve