Khimsar, in Nagaur district of Rajasthan, is a beautiful historical place that attracts tourists for its world-renowned Khimsar Fort and dunes villages. A 15th century village, off the Jodhpur-Bikaner highway, it's all about the Khimsar Fort and the Khimsar dunes village in the Great Thar Desert, with shades of history thrown in here.
The Khimsar Fort, built in 16th century, takes tourists back into glorious era through its battle-scarred walls and battlements. Tourists endlessly gaze at the beauty, the magnificence and the layout of this castle to feel the pulse of the history. The Khimsar Dunes Village- accessed only camel, by jeep or horse- oozes romanticism to the core for their luxurious-designed eco-friendly huts and milieu.
Most of tourists flock to Khimsar to feel the blend of tranquillity and majesty of the Thar Desert. Some 30 kms off Khimsar is Osian, a place popular for its ruined Hindu and Jain temples of 8th and 11th century. Nagaur at 43 kms away invites tourists to enjoy its cattle fair and myriad sporting events therein.