Khuri is a small village which is about 40 kms southwest of
Jaisalmer Ė an hour and a world away from the fortís swarming
trade. Khuri has its own desert sand dunes, and it remains a
peaceful place apart from during holiday periods, as itís
popular with Indian holidaymakers, with houses of mud and
straw which are decorated like the patterns on Persian
carpets. There are abundance of camps of mud huts, and camel
drivers who are eager to take you on the dunes, but no
shop-lined streets or pancake restaurants. Once the excitement
of sunset is over, there is desert solitude and the brilliant
star-studded sky at night to look forward to.
Some tourists prefer places which are not too crowded. When
travelling to Rajasthan, there are some places which are less
crowded as Rajasthan is a brand ambassador for Indian travel
and tourism around the world. When it comes to Desert Safari,
which is preferred by tourists from all over the world , noone
really expect it to be aloof. Luckily, Rajasthan provides that
place too because the land can just not afford to make you
upset at any point. Khuri Village is one such area which is
not much crowded and gives the real feel of desert life having
great Khuri Sand Dunes. It can be very well opted as Sam Sand
Dunes are far more crowded than Khuri. 40 kms off the town,
Khuri is a perfect place for those who want solitude in the
desert. It is a perfect traditional village with clusters of
thatched roof houses where people still keep in their
traditional dresses. Witness the rolling sand dunes which
border the village.
village carries a unique charm that makes it distinct from the
other tourist destinations in Rajasthan. Narrow streets of the
villages are lined with shops selling local handcrafted items
and food is a site to watch. Itís the perfect place to witness
the fascinating desert and the romance of comprehensive sand
dunes. Stay at Khuri village is sure to be an enriching
experience for everyone that will cherish one for the rest of
At Khuri Village, there is a perfect opportunity to experience
the romance of desert in the most fascinating way. One will
have an opportunity to experience the hospitality that is so
much associated with Rajasthan. People greet you with so much
love and affection that you forget that you are meeting them
for the first time and the warmth of the hospitality will melt
your heart.. It will be the most unique and personal way to
experience the culture of Rajasthan. The village carries a
unique charm that makes it distinct from the other tourist
destinations in Rajasthan. Narrow streets of the villages are
lined with shops selling local handcrafted items and food is a
site to observe.
Location of Khuri Village
Village is located about 45 kms east of Jaisalmer, it is a
traditional village with clusters of Thatch roof houses, People
still living in their traditional attire bordering the village
are rolling sand dunes for miles together.
Khuri village is surrounded by huge desert hills. Feel the real
romance underneath the starlit night at Khuri. Explore the
exotic sand dunes on a camel back to witness the amazing Sunset
behind the Golden desert- An experience to Remember.
Camel Ride / Camel Safari in Khuri Village
Ride or Camel Safari on these Dunes is a life time Experience.
The thar desert is the second biggest desert in the world which
spreads from Sriganganagar to Barmer belt of about 1000 Kms and
Jaisalmer lies in between. Khuri Village is surrounded by Desert
Hills. It is becoming a popular destination to those who are in
search of traditional village life and wish to spend a night in
thatched Huts. Opt for a camel ride and the camel will itself
take you to the deeper deserts which will surely fascinate
tourists. Ride on to take a closer look of the local life,
houses made with mud and thatched straw roofs and the village
life. One could also taste some Rajasthani cuisine and say
goodbye to the beautiful crimson red sand dunes. The ocean of
sands where there is nothing and no one in sight just except the
sweeping sands is in itself a breathtaking scene and will surely
evoke an array of feelings inside you. Camel ride is one unique
experience which you must surely have.
How To Reach Khuri Village
Jaisalmer is connected to major cities of India through broad
gauge as well as meter gauge railway tracks. Direct trains to
Jaisalmer are available from Jodhpur as well as Delhi. Jaisalmer
is connected through both 'Broad gauge' as well as 'Meter gauge'
tracks. One can also travel to Jaisalmer by Palace on Wheels.
Jaisalmer is well connected to the rest of state by
well-maintained roads. Deluxe & Ordinary buses of Rajasthan
Roadways & Private companies operate form Jaisalmer to Jodhpur,
Jaipur, Bikaner, Barmer, Mount Abu, Jalore, Ahmedabad etc,
Roadways main bus stand opposite Railway station & Golden bus
terminal near State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, Shiv road,
Jaisalmer are the two major bus stands.
Jaisalmer is not directly connected to Airways as such, Jodhpur
airport which is about 300 kms away is the nearest airport.
Jodhpur is connected to all the major metros of India by
government owned as well as private airlines. From Jodhpur you
can hire Cabs or take a train journey according to oneís wish