Khimsar fort is sited near Khivsar Village, to the extremity of the Thar Desert. It lies in the Nagaur District of Rajasthan. Established in the 16th Century by Karamsot dynasty, their rulers fought battles with grace and dignity. With the fort began the lineage of Karamsot Rathore, the 20 generations of lineage still repose in the fort. The fort depicts the ancient history of royal Maharajas and the battles fought for their Kingdom.
The Fort is Magnificent, Its spread over 11 acres of lawns with open courtyards, fruits and vegetable garden. The open terraces & lush greens with a view of peacocks, parrots, pigeons and other kinds of birds add to the beauty of the fort. Currently Khimsar fort has been awarded as NATIONAL GRAND HERITAGE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE highly recognized as one of the top heritage places by Tourist Department of Government of India. History of 21 generations is preserved in the fort; there is a museum with Picture Gallery of all the rulers their queens. There are 68 Luxurious rooms in the fort built in classical royal style equipped with all the modern facilities; furthermore some of the rooms have private terraces and balconies. There are turrets & minarets in the fort on route, amidst of the greens for Caravaners to rest in for their journeys.
The Fort is an ideal place for visitors and travelers looking for a two day break from daily chaos of life, surrounded by nature, royalty and peace. It’s a perfect place to relax, inside the fort there is a huge swimming pool, take a dip, sip a drink along the poolside and bask in the sun. There are Health & Relaxation Centers for Meditation, hot oil massages with steam room and sauna facilities. There is a separate home theatre to watch movies. Besides an area for outdoor & indoor sports like tennis, badminton, Billiards, Snooker etc is available for tourists anytime. Shop royal collectibles and souvenirs from the antique stores in the fort. Experience the finest of Wines & Spirits in the spectacular lounge along with exceptional dining, the restaurants serve multi cuisine. Various cultural programmes are held in the fort like Kalbelia dance (traditional dance form in Rajasthan), folk music, Puppet shows, Snake Charmers. Stroll around the beautiful embankments or rent a bicycle and ride throughout the fort.
Just about few kms away is the dunes village it’s a remote village located in sand, and therefore the means of transportation is only by Jeeps, Camels. Relish the calmness of the Thar Desert away from the hustle bustle of City life, and stay in one the luxurious huts in the mid there is a small pond which allures the dunes. Other places of interest also include tours to local cobblers, weavers & goldsmiths.
Visit to Khimsar fort is a therapy session, merge of leisure with royalty. Savor yourself with majestic hospitality.
Tips for traveler
Luxury Hotel, Nature, Photography, Sand dunes, Fort and Desert Safari
Around 100 kilometers from Jodhpur city