Khimsar Tourism

2.5 / 5 Deserts, Heritage,

Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : November to February
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Khimsar Tourism 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, theKhimsar Fortand the Sand Dune villages are prominent tourist attractions here. Download Khimsar PDF Guide > What's Great? Gives a rustic and a royal feel. Excellent starting point to explore Nagaur and nearby villages, which lie between Bikaner and Jodhpur. What's not so Great? Not much explored. Acess is only through road. For Whom Ideal for couples because of its idyllic surroundings as well as for the families because lots of activities which take place. An excellent weekend destination for people living in and around Rajasthan though it is visited by people from all over.

Royalty Amidst Sand Dunes Perched on the edge of the Thar Desert, Khimsar is nestled in the district of Nagaur, in Rajasthan.This place is famous for its golden sand dunes and its magnificent fort. Khimsar Fort was owned by the Karamsot Dynasty.The beauty and grandeur of this fort make it rank amongst the premier heritage hotels of India. There was also a time when the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb used to reside here.You can also experience the royalty as this fort has been converted into a heritage hotel. The striking feature of this place is that - a part of this fort is still occupied by the descendants of the royal family. Even the staffs of the heritage hotel are the descendants of the royal courtiers who used to serve the royal family. A 10 min drive from the fort will take you to the sand dunes village. You can enjoy the natural beauty of the rustic village by staying in the eco-friendly huts, which have all the amenities inside them.However, the access to the village is only by jeep or car. Camel safaris on the sand dunes, leisure activities like campfires, folk dance and songs take place at night for the visitors.

Itinerary Day 1:Reach Khimsar. Check in the hotel and relax. Visit the Khimsar Fort. Overnight stay. Day 2:Drive to the sand dunes village in Khimsar. Enjoy the rustic and rural getaway in eco-friendly cottages. You can take a camel safari in the evening, on the sand dunes and enjoy the fantastic sunset from there. At night you can listen and enjoy the folk dance and music. Day 3:You can take an early morning drive to Nagaur and see the fort and temples. You can also enjoy the largest cattle fair, which takes place in the month of February. Overnight in Khimsar.

Nov-Febis the best time to visit Khimsar November to February are the best months to visit Khimsar. Nagaur Festival is celebrated between the month of January and February, every year and this is the time when most of the tourists come to the town. Weather in Khimsar Loading... Khimsar in Summer (April - July) Summers are hot and dry in Khimsar. Temperature goes from 35 degrees to 45 degrees Celcius. Thus, this is not an ideal time to visit this place. Khimsar in Monsoon (August - October) The village receives very less rainfall. However, it is from August end that the weather starts being pleasant. The month of October marks the starting of excellent weather. Khimsar in Winter (November - February) The place experiences chilly winters, as the temperature of nearby areas goes down to 0 degrees Celcius. However, the climatic conditions start becoming pleasant again, making February an excellent month to visit Khimsar. Monthly Weather in Khimsar Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 11 23 February 14 29 March 18 33 April 25 39 May 29 41 June 30 40 July 28 35 August 26 31 September 26 35 October 22 34 November 15 31 December 13 28

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