Khimsar, a small village on the edge of the great Thar Desert in Rajasthan, is reputed for its glorious forts and ancient buildings and structures. Tourism Industry has flourished over the past few years offering trips to remote areas on camels or horses and visit to the fort, which still belongs to the royal family. This region is a great place to visit, as it has several tourist attractions.
Places to Stay
There are no budget hotels available in Khimsar. Nagaur, which is 44 km away from this area, provides decent accommodation. Some of the hotels here are Hotel Mahaveer International (Tariff – Rs.737), Hotel Sujan (Tariff – Rs.263) and Hotel Bhaskar (Tariff – Rs.413).
The languages spoken in Khimsar are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The most important festivals celebrated here are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Teej Festival in July, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are interesting sightseeing areas in Khimsar. These places include Khimsar Fort (600 m) and Khimsar Dunes Village (7 km) away from Khimsar.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is situated in Jaipur, which is 301 km away from Khimsar.
There is no railway station in Khimsar. Nagaur Railway Station, which is 43 km away from Khimsar, is the nearest railway station.
The village of Khimsar is well connected by state-run and private buses that bring visitors to this area. There are daily buses to Khimsar by private bus operators such as Mahendra & Raneja Travels, VK Jain Marwar Travels and Laxmi Travels from Surat and Ahmedabad. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.