on the edge of the Great Thar Desert in the heart of rural
India, the unique fort at Khimsar offers a wide range of
fort was built by Rao Karamsiji, the 8th son of the
Jodhpur founder, Rao Jodha, who moved to this region and
founded the royal dynasty at Khimsar.
construction of the fort began in 1523 AD in the fairytale
land of majestic forts and palaces. The fort's battle-scarred
walls and turrets are a tell-tale reminder of Khimsar's
past. In mid 18th century, the royal family moved
in and a new 'zenana' (ladies' wing) was built with finely
carved windows in stone grills to provide 'purdah' or veil for
ladies-in-waiting. Subsequently, Thakur Onkar Singh built for
himself a regal wing.
the Khimsar Fort was awarded the Grand Heritage classification
by the Department of Tourism, Government of India. A section
of the fort still remains the residence of the royal family of
LOCATION : 65
kms from Jodhpur Airport/city.
ACCOMMODATION : 65
Luxurious Air-Conditioned Room with
refrigerators,Telephones,Phone Lines,Hot and cold Running
facilities, garden lunch and barbecue, Satellite TV and AC
rooms, Swimming pool, tennis, badminton,Nature walks, bird
watching, picnics, Conference facilities, Forest drive in
wildlife sanctuary, Credit card, money exchange, Doctor on
P.O. BOX Khimsar, District Nagaur, Khimsar, Rajasthan.
Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur - 342 006 (Rajasthan).