WEEKEND GETAWAY IN THE WINTERS
Travelers who want to spend their valuable time in visiting famous, traditional, and historical places, and then it is definitely advised for Khimsar of Rajasthan. Khimsar Fort and Khimsar Dunes Village are perfect sightseeing tour and makes a contented holiday destination.
Khimsar village is the major attraction and a convenient stopover between Pushkar and Jaisalmer. This region is situated on the edge of the grand Thar Desert and in the heart of rural Northern India. It is located around 92 km on the highway of Jodhpur and Bikaner cities. Khimsar village is connected from other attractive tourist destinations in Rajasthan including Jodhpur, Bikaner and Nagaur.
Famous for the Nagaur Festival, Khimsar is a small village in the state of Rajasthan, Ideal for a relaxed weekend getaway in the winters. During the Nagaur Festival, people from far and near come and trade cattle in bulk. Various activities like tug-of-war, camel racing, etc. are also organized. The red chili markets set up during this time are also famous all over Asia. Tourists mainly flock to this town during the Nagaur festival. Also, the Khimsar Fort and the Sand Dune villages are prominent tourist attractions here.
Khimsar Fort is a luxury heritage hotel that has won several accolades for offering a royal stay experience. It offers world-class comfort, top-notch hospitality, and the finest beverages and food, making it one of the best Khimsar places to visit.
It is perched on the Thar Desert's edge and offers a glimpse of Rajasthani culture and traditions. It has sixty-seven well-furnished rooms having amenities such as minibar, television, desk, and wardrobe. The fountains, regal exteriors, and sprawling gardens of this fort bewitch the visitors to spend the best vacation of their life over here.
Khimsar Dunes Village
Located at the outskirts of Khimsar city, Khimsar Dunes Village is one of the best destinations for a desert adventure, leisure, sports, historical sightseeing, and wildlife safaris.
It has many eco-friendly huts where you can attain the utmost relaxation and peace. You can also enjoy bonfire, live folk music, and dance. You won't find any navigable roads to reach this destination, so you'll have to undertake the short journey on jeeps or camel's back.
Situated in the heart of Nagaur city, this fort is the perfect example of Rajasthani architecture and design. It was built by Mughal rulers Akbar and Shah Jahan and has a big campus and massive walls.
It has a lush green garden, fountains, famous temples, and three main entry gates. This fort has also witnessed many huge battles in the past centuries. The complex of the fort has two temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha and Krishna, and they are adorned with murals and primitive paintings.
Panchala Black Buck Reserve
This is one of the best Khimsar places to visit for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts as it is home to three distinct species of antelope- Chinkara, the Blackbuck, and Blue Bull.
It also houses demoiselle cranes that migrate from north Asia and southern Europe between March and October. You can also enjoy a jeep safari tour over here to have a closer look at the wildlife species present here. This place is also renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and lush flora and medicinal plants.
Dhawa Doli Wildlife Sanctuary
This is one of the best places to visit in Khimsar for those who wish to get drenched in the bliss of nature and savor some memorable moments.
Situated around forty-five kilometers southwest of Jodhpur city, this sanctuary boasts of varied wildlife comprising blackbucks, sambhar, Desert Rats, cheetal, and Antelopes, nilgai, and desert foxes. This sanctuary is also home to a wide variety of migratory as well as native birds. You can also set out on a safari tour during the dawn to have an up-close and personal interaction with the animals.