How to Reach Khuri Sand Dunes in Rajasthan: Desert Safari and Night under the Stars near Jaisalmer
Khuri sand dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan offers the most wonderful desert safari and camping under the stars experience. Here are all the details on how to reach Khuri sand dunes.
| Published: October 12, 2017 11:34 AM IST
Published: October 12, 2017 11:34 AM IST | Updated: October 12, 2017 11:34 AM IST
Rajasthan is one of the most astounding states to visit in India. It is perhaps the most ethnic territory on Indian soil and gives you a sneak peek into India’s rich culture and traditions like no other part of the country. In terrain, it is as diverse as the people of India. You can find everything from green hills to vast brown deserts here. Its historic forts and majestic palaces make Rajasthan a marvelous place to visit in northwest India. Its wonderful men with fancy mustaches and women with beautiful ghoonghats and ornaments transport you to a world far away from your urban home. While all the historical monuments of this state have their charm, it is the desert and sand dunes of Rajasthan that stand out as a distinct feature for tourists. The Great Indian Thar desert in Rajasthan is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes you can imagine. (ALSO SEE Honeymoon in Jaisalmer: Your offbeat romantic getaway in Rajasthan) One of the most mesmerizing places to visit in the desert is the Khuri village and the adjacent sand dunes. Over the past few years, the village has become popular on account of the amazing desert camel safari and night in the desert experience offered by organizers like Badal House. If you fancy spending a night under the stars in the middle of the desert covered in a warm rug on a mattress laid out on the cold sand, then Khuri is the place for you. Here are all the details on How to reach Khuri Sand Dunes.
How to reach Khuri sand dunes by road
Khuri is located around 48 km from the popular Rajasthani state of Jaisalmer. The road route from Jaisalmer to Khuri is stunning to say the least. Several cabs and private vehicles ply between Khuri and Jaisalmer. Make sure you get to Khuri by 4.30 pm so that you can make it in time for sunset to the sand dunes. It’s an unbelievable experience.
How to reach Khuri sand dunes by train
The nearest railhead is Jaisalmer from where you can take the road route. Jaisalmer is well-connected to all major cities in India by rail.
Khuri in Rajasthan
How to reach Khuri sand dunes by air
The nearest airport from Khuri is Jaisalmer airport which is 46.3 km away. It will take you an hour to reach Khuri from the airport. Cabs and private vehicles are available for hire.
So, the next time you are looking for a breathtaking experience, especially with a loved one, head to Khuri sand dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan for a night in the desert.