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Damodra Desert Camp

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Sam Road Damodra Village, Jaisalmer 345001 India
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 09/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#18 of 219 hotels in Jaisalmer
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Damodra Desert Camp is run and operated by Prithvi Singh from Damodra village and our camp is located in the heart of the world famous Thar Indian Desert just 30km from Jaisalmer (The Golden City). We provide an unforgettable desert camp experience in our fully equipped deluxe swiss tents. Included in our price: a camel safari where we will take you to watch the beautiful sunset over our peaceful and private dunes. In the evening we will return you to the camp for traditional Rajasthani folk dance and music, appetisers, chai, coffee, and mineral water, we offer other beverages at a charge. We will then serve you a delicious Rajasthani buffet dinner. After a peaceful nights sleep enjoy our Indian style buffet breakfast, or fresh eggs made to order. Our camp includes 10 Swiss tents equipped with modern comforts and amenities including large beds, quality white linens, hot/cold water, shower, ayurvedic toiletries and western toilet with sanitary shower. We also provide a dining room, lounge hall and entertainment/campfire area. All of our tents have a/c and heaters. Our dining room and reception are also a/c. With magical sunsets, sunrises and perfect star filled night skys, you will enjoy a truly unique experience. Come and see what all the fuss is about!
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Free parking
Yoga room
Free breakfast
Evening entertainment
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Bar / lounge
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
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Baggage storage
Gift shop
Outdoor fireplace
24-hour front desk
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English, Hindi
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Gillian D wrote a review 27 Nov
New Delhi, India12 contributions7 helpful votes
The camp itself is a very nice and comfortable experience, and the staff are all friendly and helpful. They have done a good job maintaining the place. Unfortunately it fell short on some key things, particularly the camel experience. We are still in the pandemic and were put in a packed vehicle with 8 other guests not wearing masks. This for us was extremely uncomfortable and we were not given an option or notice. The camel experience itself was a bit of a letdown as our guides were children (again, very uncomfortable to be led by small children with no adult present) and the area of desert we were taken to was full of garbage. We walked to find a nicer location but it would have been nice to go a little further out on the camel. We informed the manager when he arrived the next day and hope these issues will be addressed in the future.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Allegra A wrote a review 27 Nov
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We stayed at Damodra for two nights, and it was really great. Everything went smoothly, from pickup at the airport, through returning to Jaiselmer. In our planning, we looked at several tent camps but had been warned that camps nearer the dunes, despite their advertisements of "exclusiveness," are really quite close to each other and you can hear noise from all the tents in the vicinity. At Damodra, there is nothing around for miles. That means it was delightfully quiet at night, just sounds of wildlife (animals, not people!) The evening program of music and dance was nice, the camel ride on the dunes was well-organized and fun. The tent was cute, bed comfortable, bathroom clean. The food was SUPER delicious and varied. We enjoyed every meal. Everyone was super helpful. (The visitor who complained about late dinner should have enjoyed the freshly-made snacks (yum) or asked to eat earlier - the staff were always very accommodating). Mr. Singh answered my very first email inquiry promptly, which was really helpful, and he was a charming presence at the camp. Overall we had a relaxing, comfortable, quiet, interesting time - just what we wanted! Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Balaji V wrote a review 2 Nov
Mumbai, India1 contribution
Very exclusive and family friendly resort. Cultural evening sans heavy noise, amazing hospitality and homely food completes the top experience. The place has just 10 cottages, which are quite neat. Peacock and bird chirpings are the alarm.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Brij B wrote a review Feb 2021
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I can understand why this place is rated 5 star after having stayed here with my family last week. Amazing hospitality. The place is better than what the pictures show. It has the quiet, desert like vibe. You are in the with the nature. No late night DJ/noise that has now corrupted the Sam Sand dunes desert camps. This is a gem. The sand dunes that were arranged for a visit were secluded. We had <10 people there. Absolute gorgeous sand dunes with the privacy and fun with your near and dear ones, That is what you want. There were no vendors hassling you, no random noise. Brilliant sunset. Food - close to home cooked meal. The best meal we had during our entire Jaisalmer trip. The night was spent with bonfire, followed by brilliant star gazing. They have a specially made balcony where you can sleep under the stars! The Damodra team (Prithvi, His dad and the staff, special shout out to Madhav) made us feel warm and welcomed. The best part - their two Labradors - Bruno and Jazz. Absolutely adorable! Our daughter had great fun with both of them! I wish more people will come and visit this camp. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Aastha Shah wrote a review Feb 2021
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This was the best camp we visited in Jaisalmer. The vibe was so good. The staff is amazing and very friendly. They make you feel like home and they planned everything very well. Food is super tasty. All the activities were a lot of fun. Highly recommended place.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$143 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Damodra Desert Camp
Which popular attractions are close to Damodra Desert Camp?
Nearby attractions include Khaba Fort (6.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Damodra Desert Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Damodra Desert Camp?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a view of a nearby landmark, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Damodra Desert Camp?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Damodra Desert Camp?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Damodra Desert Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a yoga room during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Damodra Desert Camp?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Damodra Desert Camp?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Damodra Desert Camp?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kuldhara Abandoned Village (11.8 km).