Khimsar Forts Tour in Rajasthan
95 km northeast to Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Shiva temple, pillars erected in memory of war heroes. Now been transformed into a heritage hotel
S/D Rs. 3500/3900, STE Rs. 3900/4500
Best Time to Visit:
October to March
How to Reach Amber Fort:
Take local buses, auto-rickshaws and taxis for Khimsar fort
On the way to Jodhpur from Nagaur lies the 500 years old Khimsar fort amidst the vast Thar desert all around it. The magical quality of the desert enhances the charm of the fort built in 1523. The apartment for royal ladies - Zenana - was added in the 18th century. Further in 1940 the fort was given a new wing. The fort has now been transformed into a heritage hotel equipped with lavish well appointed rooms and all modern amenities. The fort boasts of a sauna, yoga center and pool including a hammock nearby to lounge away the day. Mughal emperor Aurangzeb used to stay here.
Architecture of Khimsar Fort :
The fort has been designed to offer luxury and comfort to the inhabitants of the fort. The fort is exemplar of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The tourists are welcomed in the fort with welcoming notes sung by numerous species of birds including peacocks, parrots, pigeons and many others. The fort turned hotel has accommodation facility with the traditional aura intact to it. The rooms have been complemented well by a host of in-room facilities including air-conditioner, running hot and cold water, mini bar, telephone with international direct dial facility. Some rooms are even bestowed with private terraces and balconies. Sojourning in the fort will be an unmatched experience.
Tourist Attractions of Khimsar Fort :
Khimsar Forts Tour of Nagpur Rajasthan India, Visit the Shiva temple within in the fort walls. Encounters with the sandstone carvings of 9th century Jain gods and goddesses are awesome. These carvings were defaced by Allauddin Khilji yet they are charming to see. The wonderful pillars constructed in the memory of war heroes are fantastic to behold. Besides, it is also possible to arrange for Jeep Safaris or a camel, horse ride. A relaxing Ayurvedic massage in the hotel is a good option to rejuvenate.
Khimsar Nearby Places
The city is a home to the lavish 12th century Ahhicatragarh fort ruins. The fort is well protected and so it is a attraction for tourists.
The magical city of Jodhpur is a must visit for the tourist. Do pay a visit to the majestic Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bahawn, Umaid Gardens and Sadar Government Museum.